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Abalone Beach House Boutique Backpacker Lodge

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13 Milkwood Glenn, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this place from coast to coast, and decided to try it on a whim to break up a long drive east from Cape Town. What a lovely surprise! It's really out of the way, in the middle of a very sleepy beach community. Stunning views, really nice rooms. The proprieters seemed a bit impatient, but were still very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely house a minute from the beach in Kerboumstrand, about a 10-12 minute drive from the more lively Plettenberg Bay. The owner was very welcoming and gave us some tips for restaurants and let us treat the house as our own. The room was large with its own outdoor area. The top floor had a great large balcony which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed only for one evening here and it certainly was more like a beach house than a backpacker lodge. We had a nice room just off of the house which had its own bathroom, comfy bed and even a hair dryer......as a female, anywhere that has a hairdryer is FABULOUS. The host was lovely, showing us to our room... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed for 8 days and rented the whole house as it was out of season. Spectacular views, spotless clean, loads of space and a great location. I can not say enough good things about this wonderful holiday home. This is a very special place that we would recommend very highly. Thank you for a wonderful stay ...

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Cologne, Germany
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Abalone Beach House combines the relaxed atmosphere of a backpacker with higher standard and style. The rooms are clean and spacious, the upstairs floor with kitchen and lounge is well fournished and cosy, the sun deck is huge and facing west to enjoy both the sunset and braai. The kitchen is well equipped and really clean, in fact the hosts... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Now i understood how the words "boutique" and "backpacker" came together for the name of this residence. Indeed it is a cross between the two - the chilled out life of a backpacker's lodge along with the taste, style, and charm of a boutique residence. The only drawback are that the walls are thin and you can hear what is... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The Beach House is a place where you would want to live. It is so nicely decorated and beautiful and has a warm and friendly atmosphere. We only met Elbie and didn`t get to met her husband Grant. She was very nice and friendly and had a lot of recommendations about what to do in Plett. You should have dinner... More 

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Grant N, Owner at Abalone Beach House Boutique Backpacker Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Sorry I didn't get to meet you, maybe next time. More 

Calgary, Canada
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

The location is great, the beach is less than 5 minutes away and it is a gorgeous quiet one - great to walk along. The hostel is located in a relatively secluded residential area - which means you need a car to get here. There is though a great restaurant nearby (5 minutes drive). The place itself is clean but... More 

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

The lodge is in a wonderful location, just a 3 minute walk to a beautiful beach. The area is very safe and has quite a bit to do. The lodge itself was very relaxing and clean. It made you feel like staying forever! The rooms were spacious and well decorated. The common areas were well kept and comfortable and the... More 

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sao paulo
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44 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

It's billed as a boutique backpackers lodge, but it's really a boutique Guest House. And a good one it is. The place only has a few rooms (6? maybe), but the one my wife and I were in on second floor was spotlessly clean and very simple yet tastefully decorated. It had a door leading to a balcony overlooking the... More 

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Additional Information about Abalone Beach House Boutique Backpacker Lodge

Address: 13 Milkwood Glenn, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4

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