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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 17 Paternoster B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I chose Abalone House for our wedding venue after meeting with Leigh Longden and her team a few months ago and sampling the excellent food prepared by Reuben's. Nothing was too much for her and her team, every little detail was carefully planned and the end result was a function that ran so smoothly and seemingly effortless... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Abalone House in Paternoster is the place to go if you want peace and tranquility. The staff are so obliging, the rooms very comfortable with everything you could wish for and the setting unbeatable! The Healing Earth spa is a big surprise! Beautiful products and incredible setting.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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165 reviews 165 reviews
49 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two nights winter special with Spa treatments and dinner to die for. This really is the most fantastic venue for a special celebration for two ! We loved the wacky ambience, a touch of nostalgia wonderful interior decor, views and beach frontage. Food is excellent and the wines are top notch. My personal recommendation, tamboeskloof 2009 Syrah at R255 per... More

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Johannesburg
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I, along with 4 other members of our family from England and New Zealand have just spent two nights at Abalone House in Paternoster, and I am delighted to be able to share this experience with everyone. Our reception was very warm and professional, and Leigh - the Manager - went out of her way (with a... More

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82 hotel reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent 2 nights here on our trip from Cape Town to Namibia. The house is run to perfection with friendly, attentive and natural service. Our room was spacious, comfortable and stylishly decorated. It opened out on to our own balcony on one side and the hotel terrace on the other, from where we had a good view... More

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write on TripAdvisor. We appreciate and value your feedback and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Abalone House & Spa. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Abalone House now with Reuben's has reached Nirvana! This was our third visit to Abalone House and it has improved if it was at all possible. Its always hard for a really good place to become even better, and to do this Abalone House was to take it to the next level. I am very happy to say that they... More

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Thank you Martin for writing on TripAdvisor and sharing your experience at Abalone House & Spa with us. We love hearing that our guests enjoy the addition of Reuben's and the Healing Earth Spa. Your compliments are very welcome and we're delighted that we could make your stay as enjoyable and memorable as possible. We look forward to welcoming you... More

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

Never have we been so spoilt than at the Abalone House. Unexpected luxury that started with a women's day cupcake and chamagne on arrival - our stay was, really, a very special one. The hotel is filled with interesting artifacts - a library, board games, a cozy fireplace and a jacuzzi on the roof! Despite not booking at Ruben's restaurant,... More

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing on TripAdvisor. We enjoyed reading your review tremendously. Abalone House is all about the spoils and we are delighted that you experienced the comforts and luxuries of our 5-star boutique hotel on the West Coast. We are conveniently located to all the great facilities in Paternoster, which makes staying at Abalone House & Spa a must!... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very relaxing 2 night stay at Abalone house. From check-inn to checkout the staff was always very friendly and helpful. The room we stayed in was quite big and had everything we needed. Unfortunately we did not have a sea facing room. The beds are comfortable. I loved their towels - thick and soft and it smelled... More

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

We appreciate and value your review of our establishment on the esteemed TripAdvisor website. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We take note of your comments regarding the lighting in Reuben's. We'll share your review with our entire team who will be delighted to hear that your time at Abalone House & Spa was... More

Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had dinner at Ruebens restaurant situated at the Abalone Hotel in Paternoster. It was by far my best restaurant experience!!! The food, atmosphere and service was superb! Well done to all involved in such a lovely facility!!! Pieter & Karin Blaauw

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Thank you Pieter and Karin for sharing your experience with us. We are elated to hear that your dinner at Reuben's has been your best experience and we look forward to seeing you visit us again soon. More

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A wonderful stay in friendly, luxurious surroundings. Excellent food at Reuben's and warm and welcoming staff upon arrival. We especially enjoyed the roof jacuzzi and the large, comfy beds. Thanks you Abalone for an excellent Paternoster experience, we will be back.

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

What a delightful review! Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back for yet another luxurious escape in Paternoster. 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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