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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 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Paradise! Spacious room with all amenities and great linen. Very friendly, helpful and efficient staff. Reuben's Restaurant at the Guesthouse - excellent food! Will definitely return! Request a sea facing room upstairs for excellent view of sea.

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Jhb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning venue with friendly and warm staff and exceptional food to top off a special visit. room was very cozy in winter. close to various social locations don't miss this one or you will be sorry.

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was like visiting family. We have a 4month old baby and they never hesitated to make us feel very welcome and accommodate all our needs, even offering one of their staff to baby sit in our bedroom while we had dinner in the restaurant. The staff were very attentive and thus I had the most relaxing weekend ever,... More

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were spoiled to spend a night at Abalone house at the start of the weekend. What a wonderful experience. We were taken care of by our host Ryno whilst on the road and even before we arrived, as we needed to shift the time of our spa treatment. This was quickly and graciously seen to and we were telephonicly... More

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

Dear Willem, thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Abalone House & Spa. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time and we value your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the nearby future. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This hotel is for Paternoster an amazing boutique hotel with a very friendly staff. Rooms offer everything what a concerned traveller wants. Although in a noisy environment (especially at night with all the dogs barking at odd hours, but you feel at home. The restaurant is a little bit disappointing, as you expect from Ruben a more innovative cooking, although... More

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

Dear guest, thank you for reviewing your stay at Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster. We value your feedback and apologize for your dining experience at Reuben's. We address all reviews and take your feedback very seriously to better enhance our service and in turn, our guests' experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the nearby future. More

Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Excellent service, warm friendly environment, beautifully appointed rooms and communal guest areas, stunning breakfasts and dinners. The couples massages were wonderful. All in all, we will be back! Thanks Leigh and the team. Abalone House is a great place to be even over a cold and wet wintery weekend. Warm fire places and great red wine kept us enthralled!

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

Dear guests, thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you chose to visit us during winter - a wonderful time of the year to experience the West Coast. It is our aim to ensure that guests enjoy the warmth and cosy atmosphere of our boutique guest house, and what a better way than to... More

Gauteng
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

excellent professional prompt efficient and effective service from all, will definitely be back if and when possible. Food was superb as well - Spa was an extra bonus and the view was great. Decor stunning

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

We're thrilled that you had a wonderful time at Abalone House & Spa. We can't wait to have you back. Your review will be shared with the team who will be delighted. More

Midrand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Spent one night at Abalone with hubby. Found everyone very friendly. Room was charming. Would definitely stay there again and recommend to all I know. Time constraints denied us the complimentary spa treatment so can not rate the spa. Food was good. Our room overlooked the jacuzzi which was not private.

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

Dear Diane, thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to experience our magnificent Spa. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

A sincere thanks to Leigh and the wonderful team for again tending to our every need during our recent stay. Jenny and I love to showcase your great hospitality to our friends. Advice to any potential visitor to Abalone House... don't delay! You will find an excuse to go back again and again. Our very best wishes, Johan and Jenny... More

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

Dear Johan and Jenny, thank you for taking the time to review Abalone House & Spa on Trip Advisor. What a thrill to read about your experience. We can't wait to welcome you back. More

Cape Town
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We enjoyed two lovely nights at Abalone House from the 21st to the 23rd May. Our host, Leigh, was friendly, efficient and professional. The staff were all courteous and helpful. Our package included complementary spa packages which were heavenly! Breakfast, tea and dinner were generous and the steak dish was perfect! Nothing was too much trouble and therefore we would... More

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

Thank you Vanessa for your lovely review. We are elated that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

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Address: 3 Kriedoring Street, Paternoster 7381, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Paternoster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Abalone House 5*
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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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