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Located in Plettenberg Bay, a few steps from Hobie Beach, The Old Rectory provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. Featuring a garden, the hotel is close to several noted attractions, around a few steps from The Wedge Beach and around a 2-minute walk from Central Beach. The property has a 24-hour front desk, a shuttle service, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

All guest rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, bathrobes and slippers. The rooms have an electric tea pot, while some rooms here will provide you with a patio and others also provide guests with pool views. At The Old Rectory every room comes with bed linen and towels.

A continental breakfast is available daily at the accommodation.

The Old Rectory has a terrace.

Poortjies Beach is 1.8 miles from the hotel, while Goose Valley Golf Club is 2.9 miles away. The nearest airport is Plettenberg Bay Airport, 4.3 miles from The Old Rectory.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Old Rectory has been welcoming guests since Jun 21, 2017

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Closest beaches
  • The Wedge Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    150 feet from property
  • Hobie Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    150 feet from property
  • Central Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    550 feet from property
  • Lookout Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1,700 feet from property
  • Robberg Beach

    Robberg Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1,950 feet from property
  • Poortjies Beach

    Poortjies Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    4,600 feet from property
  • Keurbooms Beach

    9.4 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Can we bring our 2 year old girl and get a baby cot in the room?
    Good day , I hope you are well and thank you for the inquiry. Yes you may bring a 2 year old and get a cot (subject to availability)
    Answered on May 28, 2020
  • Do your rooms have sea views?
    Good Day, Thank you for reaching out. Our rooms do not have sea views, however, the beach is a mere 2 minute walk from the hotel.
    Answered on November 22, 2022
  • Good day I only want one room. We are a family of 3 my daughter 22 and my son 14. Can you accommodate this. Do you have a Spa in the hotel?
    Hi there, Yes we are able to accommodate in two inter leading suites. We do have a spa in the hotel.
    Answered on April 26, 2021
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Plettenberg Bay is known for its spectacular beaches. So any time of the year, but I would recommend coming in summer so that it is warm enough to swim.
    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • Good Morning Does the rooms have hanging space? please advice which rooms do have. Kind Regards Marlene
    Dear Marlene, All our rooms have a wardrobe with hanging space.
    Answered on August 17, 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Mediterranean

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Old Rectory
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


6:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Dear visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

FAQs about The Old Rectory

  • The Old Rectory has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The Old Rectory is 2,950 feet from the center of Plettenberg Bay.

  • Room options at The Old Rectory include:

    • Double

  • Check-in at The Old Rectory is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Old Rectory offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Couples' massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Neck massage
    • Horseback riding
    • Yoga classes
    • Beach
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Hand massage
    • Foot massage
    • Head massage
    • Foot bath
    • Full-body massage
    • Back massage

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from The Old Rectory.

  • Guests staying at The Old Rectory can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at The Old Rectory may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.