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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely, comfortable night at Abalone House in Paternoster. We were warmly welcomed by Leigh on arrival and she upgraded our room to a sea facing one which was fantastic. We had a stunning view over the bay and could see for miles. The weather was superb which also helped. Our room was spacious and the bed very... 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 review your stay at Abalone House & Spa. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time spent with us and we can't wait to welcome you back again in the nearby future. More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful weekend away. Everything was faultless. Staff very friendly, wonderful service and rooms extremely comfortable. Rueben's was fantastic, best food in a long time, Highly recommend staying at Abalone House for that special treat

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

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to seeing you again soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House, responded to this review

Dear Judith, thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster. We are the perfect destination for both business and leisure, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon for a relaxing holiday. More

Jhb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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

Dear Mauro, thank you for your lovely review of our establishment. We hope to welcome you back soon for yet another memorable experience on the West Coast. More

Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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

Many thanks for your lovely review Megan. We value our guests' experience at Abalone House and it is our wish that all our guests have a memorable time. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More

Cape Town
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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

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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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