Emily Moon River Lodge

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2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools

Overview of Emily Moon River Lodge

Emily Moon River Lodge

4.0 star property

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, 6600

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt Peters Anglican Church7 min drive
  • Popular LocationOld Timber Shed9 min drive
  • Popular LocationRadical Raptors9 min drive
  • AirportPlettenberg Bay (PBZ)17 min drive

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About this area

Plettenberg Bay

Emily Moon River Lodge is located in Plettenberg Bay. Garden Route National Park and Cape Floral Region Protected Areas reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include St Peters Anglican Church and Radical Raptors. Discover the area's water adventures with nearby kayaking, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • St Peters Anglican Church - 7 min drive
  • Plettenberg Bay Beach - 8 min drive
  • Old Timber Shed - 9 min drive
  • Radical Raptors - 9 min drive
  • Arch Rock Beach - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 17 min drive


  • Simon Bar — 1 min walk
  • Down to Earth - 4 min drive
  • Mugg 'n Bean - 6 min drive
  • Thyme & Again - 6 min drive
  • The Med Seafood Bistro - 7 min drive

About this property

Emily Moon River Lodge

Romantic country house with 2 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools
2 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free country house. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, dry cleaning and laundry facilities. All 10 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios. Fridges and minibars are standard, as are plasma TVs with satellite channels.
Emily Moon River Lodge offers 10 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. This Plettenberg Bay country house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a ceiling fan and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) guests.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools


  • Banquet hall
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Massages


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan


  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Designer toiletries
  • Shower/bath combination


  • Plasma TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio


  • Desk

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Check-in from 2 PM - 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

Property is also known as

Emily Moon River Lodge Plettenberg Bay
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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 23 out of 28 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 28 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 28 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 28 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 28 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A gem with an amazing view (and great restaurant)!
This is a wonderful place to stay in Plett, and every room has amazing views and is tastefully decorated. Great food, great service, great rooms, great views.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
My Favourite Plett Hotel
Absolutely amazing. Lovely rooms overlooking a lagoon with fabulous interior decorating making a really wonderful ambience. Service is excellent and position is good too. This is my second stay (first in the new rooms); I would definitely stay here again.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful and so comfortable
Emily Moon is just perfect. The rooms are so comfortably we barely wanted to leave them, particularly the fantastic bathroom and stunning view from each balcony. Nevertheless the restaurant is superb, and all the staff are so friendly - we felt so at home and wished we could have stayed longer.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely spot and gorgeous sunset view. Good restaurant. Was surprised they did not recognize or do anything special for our honeymoon however
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2018