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The Albatros Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
20 Homestead Road, Margate 4277, South Africa
The Albatros Guest House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bessie and Andre were beyond amazing. Bessie pays attention to details and ensures all guests are satisfied at all times. Best in-house breakfast and service excellence. Me and my partner will definitely be coming back soon to create more beautiful memories at The Albatros Guest House. xxxx Nhlanhla & Mpume

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La Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Margate the town leaves a little to be desired. But this guest house is a great place to base yourself for South Coast wanderings. Comfortable, friendly, accommodating but not intrusive. Phenomenal views, great breakfast and a relaxed spot. Thank you to Bessie, Andre and the team. Even during load shedding we managed to stay warm and entertained.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bessie and Andre were the perfect hosts. We were made to feel important. Being personally managed by Bessie, she looks after every detail to make guests welcome and comfortable.The room was cosy with a lovely african theme, great colour scheme with top quality toiletries and refreshments. The view of the ocean is magnificent and is walking distance to the main... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Immaculate attention to detail. Warm and cozy. Hosts and staff were very warm and friendly. Good and satisfying breakfasts. Stunning 180deg views from each bedroom balcony. We had two bedrooms with one having a family lounge, and a kitchenette and an interleading door. All the special touches makes them unique. Whale watching was exciting from the panoramic views. We always... More 

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Deon, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with the TripAdvisor community. Having had the opportunity of being part of making your stay such a memorable one, brings us great joy. We have enjoyed your family staying with us. We are always in search of excellence and I will make sure to share your compliments with... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the guest house in June with my husband and son. Bought a Daddysdeal coupon - so good value for money. My son had his own room with a wonderful view of the sea. Rooms were very comfortable and clean. Braai facilities are available, at a small fee for use. Experienced load shedding during our stay - but small... More 

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Dee, Thank you for providing us with your valuable feedback. We are glad to hear you had a comfortable stay with us. We strive to upkeep and improve through guest feedback. We wish to welcome you back at Albatros Guest House and trust to be here on your next stay. Warm regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Guesthouse is well maintained and neat and guests are made to feel comfortable. The Albatros is always a wonderful experience and the fact that I was visiting for the third time running is a demonstration of the confidence I have in the venue, call it customer satisfaction.

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mr Phewa, Thank you for you for staying with us again (3rd year) and posting such a great review on TripAdvisor. I am glad you had a wonderful stay and we could live up to your expectations year after year. We look forward welcoming you back again. Warm regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I had such a lovely time, met lovely people (the owners) became good friends with them. had no problems what so ever... we really felt at home and had an awesome stay .... even the view of the ocean was superb and watching the sunrise was lovely. looking forward to go back there again soon!

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Narelle, Thank you for staying at The Albatros and for the review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Andre, Bessie & The Team More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We were warmly welcomed. Nothing was a problem. Always accommodating and going that extra mile! Staff were very polite and professional! A very well run Guesthouse! We definitely will return. It was like we were in our own home.

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, Thank you for your wonderful review of Albatros Guest House. I have also enjoyed talking to you and share some thoughts. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and even add an extra night here at Albatros Guest House. Do come back and join us again. Very best wishes from Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The hosts were exceptionally very welcoming.They always enquired if there was anything that we required. To begin with Mrs Bessie was there to welcome us as if we were part of the family. The room was very spacious and absolutely clean.We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Albatros and will not hesitate to recommend this Guest House to anyone who... More 

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jay, Thank you very much for such a positive and honest review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Very best wishes from Andre, Bessie and Team. More 

Eshowe, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I really enjoy the location view and Sea Breeze The place is user friendly. Their hospitality is on point. The Managing Directors and employees gives you the warm and friendly welcome. Their refreshments are classical and healthy.

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sandelani (Coco) Thank you very much for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind words. We do look forward to welcoming you back . Very best wishes. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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