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The Oystercatcher's Haven at Paternoster

4.0 of 5 Oystercatchers Haven | 48 Sonkwas Road, Paternoster 7381, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stuttgart, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars NEW

To keep the rating several renovations should be done. If done it will be a highly recommendable venue. We enjoyed to be there in spite of the few shortcomings. We shall come back during one of our next trips to South Africa, hoping that the renovations are done

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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nestled in the dunes with a clear view of the rugged coastline, Oystercatchers Haven lived up to expectations. .Sarah looked after us very well. Breakfast was beautifully presented. Stay in loft suite if you can.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stay, especially enjoyed the privacy of each beautifully designed terrace with spectacular sea views. The breakfast was delicious with each course presented differently. Next time we hope to see the otters!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visits to out of the way places can often be problematic There is little to do in Paternoster except walk along wide beaches, sit on one's balcony and watch the ocean, eat in charming first rate restaurants, and then at night listen to the waves hitting the shore. All this was possible at the Oystercatchers Haven. Having chosen a second... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a wonderful location - our room led out on the beach. The owner, Sue-Anne and her staff were very welcoming and helpful and served a delicious breakfast. Interesting, eclectic decor and very well kept.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A small and wonderfully welcoming and comfortable hotel, with the most amazing views of the beach and sea.The staff are friendly and helpful without being intrusive, and had even booked tables at local restaurants in advance for us as Paternoster was busy! Absolutely delightful.

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We arrived at the Guest House early evening and was told that we could not get breakfast the following morning before 9 am. Neither a discount for the breakfast, that was included in a very expensive room rate! The owner (who lives in Johannesburg) phoned us back to hear about our problem. After a very rude and unpleasant phone call,... More 

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MrsHamer, Owner at The Oystercatcher's Haven at Paternoster, responded to this review

It is most disappointing to receive a review from people who did not stay with us. The room rate that they claim is too expensive, was the advertised rate at which they choose to book. The potential guests arrived late, and needed to leave early, which was not communicated at the time of booking and were clearly looking for an... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My partner and I needed a short vacation. We decided on Paternoster, I came across this guesthouse on Tripsdvisor. I got a prompt response from an email enquiry and made a booking for 4 nights. From our arrival to our departure we felt us if we were visiting friends. Checkin was so relaxed. We just put our bags down and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My wife, daughter and I spent several days at the Oystercatcher's Haven. It's location, the attention to detail, the charming and welcoming ambience and, last but not least, the friendliness of Ann-Sue and her staff made it a wonderful experience. We also loved that we could walk down a few steps to the beach and that we had wonderful views... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I was feeling burnt out at work - I needed to get away for a few days. I needed somewhere quiet and grounding, at the sea. The Oystercatcher’s Haven is where I ended up. The right-on-the beach location at the quiet end of Paternoster (not that there’s a busy end) was truly amazing. I had the beach and rocks all... More 

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Address: Oystercatchers Haven | 48 Sonkwas Road, Paternoster 7381, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Paternoster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oystercatcher's Haven at Paternoster 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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