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Abalone House

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   3 Kriedoring Street, Paternoster 7381, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 18 Paternoster B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked a 2 night stay at Abalone House to celebrate my wife's birthday in April. From the word go, the booking process was personable and attentive, as the general manager Leigh took care of every single question and request I had. We eventually agreed to stay based on the 'Reuben's' package, which included a nights accommodation, breakfast, afternoon tea... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and i had two beautiful days in complete comfort,what can one say when you cannot find any faults,in my mind that comes out at a perfect place to relax, From the Bubbly on arrival to all the little treats during the day,one must try this guest House to find what a hidden Gem it is.

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for your lovely review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for writing about it and sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your tongue-in-cheek title, however, we are open to guests from all planets should they wish to visit us. :) More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very relaxing stay at Abalone guesthouse, where we had booked the sea-view suite. While the room itself is beautiful, our private terrace, especially its furniture, could use a tune-up. The sunset view from the restaurant (Rueben's) is stunning. Very good breakfast. Great service throughout ... we even received a couple of water bottles (and lollies !) for... More

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for your lovely review and for taking the time to write about your experience. We thank you for your comments. We will investigate this as all areas of Abalone House should make our guests feel at home and relaxed. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are second time visitors to this beautiful boutique guest house. We always have a great time and feel incredibly spoilt when we there. The staff are friendly and very willing to assist. The food is mouthwatering! We 'dine in' every time. The luxurious rooms and decor are the pinnacle of it all. Four thumbs up from... More

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for visiting Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster again. It's wonderful to welcome our guests back as long time friends and we hope to see you here again soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience that Leigh and her team afforded us was incredible. Beautiful surroundings overlooking a stunning cove beach we had 5 star friendliness, 5 star accommodation and 5 star food. As a group Abalone was extremely accommodating going the extra mile at every step. Thank you for your hospitality.

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Abalone House. Thank you for your compliments about the service, our rooms and the cuisine served. We value your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon at our little haven on the West Coast. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed out stay a lot! We will come back. Very warm welcome when we arrived, nice sunset drink outside overlooking the sea. Also o wonderful breakfast including poached eggs, also on the terraces. Super friendly team and nice rooms. Rooms are clean

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for writing about your experience at Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster. It's wonderful to receive such high praise from our guests. We can't wait to welcome you back. More

Milnerton, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a lovely Reubens arr. at Abalone House. We thoroughly enjoyed it as the perfect outing for a couple of days out off a stressful business. Friendly people, good acc. and food not even spoiled by the odd showers of rain. We'll be back!

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear guest, it's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time at Abalone House & Spa. We look forward to welcoming you back soon for another well earned break and more glorious cuisine at our delightful Reuben's Restaurant. More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked Abalone to relax, be fed and be pampered. Did we achieve al that? Yes and more! The food at Reuben's was world class and the spa took care of the relax and be pampered bits! The staff were ever attentive and nothing was too much trouble. We will return?

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear Noeleen, thank you for your review of your stay at Abalone House & Spa. We are delighted that your experience was to your satisfaction. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings with good food and service. Good to see local people employed. No good for the Manager to be super friendly to guests but then speak to her staff as if they are stupid Not nice!

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Thank you Michelle for your feedback following your 10 March stay at Abalone House & Spa. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We thank you for bringing the matter raised to our attention, which we will investigate. More

Durbanville, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt instantly welcome and pampered - the spa and restaurant is world class! We only wish we could have spent more time with Abalone and had more of the amazing food!! Thanks to all that made our Anniversary so special.

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South O, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear Elna, thank you for sharing your experience at Abalone House & Spa with us here on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your lovely compliments. We hope to welcome you back real soon. More

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Also Known As:
Abalone House Hotel Paternoster
Abalone House Hotel
Address: 3 Kriedoring Street, Paternoster 7381, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Paternoster
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Paternoster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Abalone House 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
1. The Abalone House Boutique Guesthouse in the quaint seaside village of Paternoster on the Cape West Coast elevates opulence and luxury in its ten magnificent suites, designed around a tranquil, central courtyard. This Superior Luxury Guesthouse features lavish designer bohemian decor and grand furnishings to form an eclectic visual tapestry. A 90-minute drive from Cape Town, Abalone House offers city-weary dwellers and discerning travellers an unashamedly sumptuous beachside escape, where extravagance and guest comforts take precedence. Abalone House opened a Healing Earth Spa and Reuben’s Restaurant in October 2013. ... more   less 
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1. The Abalone House Boutique Guesthouse in the quaint seaside village of Paternoster on the Cape West Coast elevates opulence and luxury in its ten magnificent suites, designed around a tranquil, central courtyard. This Superior Luxury Guesthouse features lavish designer bohemian decor and grand furnishings to form an eclectic visual tapestry. A 90-minute drive from Cape Town, Abalone House offers city-weary dwellers and discerning travellers an unashamedly sumptuous beachside escape, where extravagance and guest comforts take precedence. Abalone House opened a Healing Earth Spa and Reuben’s Restaurant in October 2013. ... more   less 
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