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Abalone House & Spa

5.0 of 5 3 Kriedoring Street, Paternoster 7381, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently were married at Abalone House. From the first contact with the GM Leigh, it has been an absolute pleasure and smooth sailing all the way. Leigh is extremely efficient in the planning of our wedding down to the very last detail and ensured that everything was executed perfectly. The staff are just as amazing and... More

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

Dear Diana, what a thrill to read your review. Saying your vows is meant to be a special occasion, and we're delighted that you chose us as your wedding destination. Your feedback is received with grace and humility, and we will share this with the entire team at Abalone House. We look forward to welcoming you back for many more... More

Falmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had reasonable but not special meal, Reuben should take note and ensure if his name is on it it lives up to his reputation, the service was fine , tempura starter nice, but the steak pork belly main courses were pretty ordinary

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

We thank you for your review. Our apologies that your main course was not to your satisfaction. We take your feedback very seriously and will investigate and action the necessary training to ensure the meals served are of the highest Reuben's standards. More

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

My wife and I decided to visit Paternoster for our 49th wedding anniversary. We chose Abalone House and what a choice. From the moment we arrived we were made extremely welcome and the whole staff, from Leigh down made every aspect of our stay marvellous. Our room was delightful, with a wonderful view of the ocean. Reubens restaurant was a... More

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

Dear guests, thank you for sharing your experience at Abalone House & Spa with us on TripAdvisor. We're honoured that you chose to spend your 49th wedding anniversary with us, and thrilled that your time spent with us was memorable. We look forward to welcome you back for your 50th anniversary. More

Hout Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Driving through Paternoster the white houses and quaint roads take you away from the hustle and bustle of the City to a friendly fishermans village.I had made the booking for a romantic getaway a month before at Abalone house .The correspondence with Leigh was warm and accomodating and immediately knew from our initial communication we were in for a treat.... More

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

Many thanks for your beautiful review of your recent stay at Abalone House & Spa. Your report will be shared with the team who will be elated. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our selection of facilities and amenities and we hope to welcome you back for yet another memorable experience at Paternoster's crown jewel. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Warm, welcoming and fantastic. Gosh, we've stayed in many places the world over and the standard of your service and luxury of the rooms is "right up there" with the best. Leigh was most charming, welcoming and informed and took the time to explain the wine list in great detail. The food was great. The staff were all very friendly.... More

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

Thank you for sharing your experience at Abalone House & Spa on Trip Advisor. Leigh and the team strive for perfection, and we are thrilled when we hear that our guests had a memorable time. Abalone House recently received a Diners Club Diamond Award for its Wine List, and being paired with Reuben Riffel's bistro-styled cuisine, we're certain that our... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Spent 5 days in Paternoster for a long weekend recently, and was extremely happy that we chose Abalone House. From the moment we arrived, Leigh and the team really went out of their way to make the stay memorable. Upstairs room had an incredible ocean view, and was luxurious and exceptionally comfortable, with lots of small touches to make the... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. Paternoster is a magical place, and because of the West Coast's weather, we've created a special place for guests that offers the perfect escape-to haven with no need to even leave our luxurious rooms with its selection of well thought of amenities and facilities. We're thrilled to hear that... More

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 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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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Helene and Philip, what a wonderful review. Thank you for sharing your wedding experience at Abalone House & Spa on Trip Advisor. We're thrilled to hear that your special day was indeed a memorable occasion. We're all about creating special memories and what better way than to get married in our beautiful West Coast village at Abalone House &... More

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster. We're elated that you had a memorable time with us and we can't wait to welcome you back soon. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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190 reviews 190 reviews
55 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us on Trip Advisor. Our Winter Package was a massive hit with our guests, and we're happy to hear that you enjoyed this superb offering. We've recently launched our Spring Package which is proving to be as successful as our Winter Package. We look forward to welcoming you back soon for yet another... More

Franschhoek, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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

What a thrill to read your review of your recent stay at Abalone House & Spa. We're delighted that you shared your experience on Trip Advisor and that you chose Abalone House & Spa as the meeting place for your family from all around the world. We hope to welcome you back again 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 & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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