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Abalone Beach House Boutique Backpacker Lodge

13 Milkwood Glenn | Keurboomstrand, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Abalone Beach House Boutique Backpacker Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It has been probably the most beautifull backpackers we stayed at. Wonderfull house, clean, perfect bed, beautifull surroundings and the beach just around the corner. But the owner of the house doesn't fit in this nice experience. Everywhere in South Africa people were so nice and friendly and unfortenately we experienced a very unplesant feeling during our stay. It really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We too stopped by on the long drive from cpt east. The hosts were very friendly and recommended a great restaurant (enrico's) for dinner. The room was clean and supplied almost everything needed. However it was a fairly chilly night and also fairly chilly in the room, the heater only helped this somewhat. The only other negative is that a... More 

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Lignan-De-Bordeaux, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you are with children (maybe even more baby), better not stopping there if you're looking for a friendly guest. Such a pity, as the location is beautiful, all clean and nice. Near by a quiet, clean beach (that's why we picked this one for our baby to play).

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dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed here for two nights while visiting Plett and loved it. The house is amazing and we had a super room with a balcony at each end! The kitchen, lounge and rooftop patio were beautifully furnished and equipped. The pool and area were a little tired but the beach was amazing. We found Grant a little offhand but don't... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Boutique Backpackers describes this place well. The kitchen, sitting and deck areas are very airy and stylish. The beach is nearby although it is not a great swimming beach and there is a pool to dip in. What really set this pace apart for me was the wonderful quality of the mattress and bed linen. It was really really really... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We only stayed briefly, late in and early out but we were so impressed by the standard of this backpackers. Far more like a beautiful guesthouse. Super clean, fresh as well as helpful and friendly owners. Highly recommended!

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

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 November 28, 2014

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 November 27, 2014

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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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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