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The Albatros Guest House

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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   20 Homestead Road, Margate 4277, South Africa
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The Albatros Guest House
Ranked #1 of 8 Margate B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The owners were amazing. Very helpful. The rooms were perfect and the breakfast wad great. Would definitely recommend. The place is clean. The view from our room was just great. The only issue was the air conditioning but other than that we were happy.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We phoned this establishment on 08/12/2014 inquiring about booking for two days form 09/12/2014 and were told to forward an email as such.We complied and received a mail back confirming availability.We did not open the email attachments as we were on the road, and the booking was for the following day. When we arrived on 09/12/2014 we were met by... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Bessie and Andre You guys are awesome You went above and beyond to my make our weekend so enjoyable Oh my word can’t believe the good service you offer, your staff are so helpful and generous, the breakfast so mouth-watering fresh as well , view of the sea from your house is breath-taking Well done continue with the good work... More 

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

Dear Glenda, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us and share your experience with the Tripadvisor community. It is always encouraging to receive positive feedback from our guests. We are very pleased that your have enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thank you for taking a bus drive through... More 

Potchefstroom, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

On late arrival on Sunday afternoon in Margate, after being severely disappointed by a villa lodge in Port-Edward, we were faced with no accommodation, tired, hungry and even worse no accommodation arrangements for the remainder of our nine day planned holiday break away in Kwazulu Natal. Fortunately! we stumbled across the contact information of the Albatros guesthouse and received a... More 

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

Dear Archie and Lindi, Thank you for providing us with your valuable and honest feedback. We are glad to know you had a wonderful and unforgettable holiday experience with us at the Albatros Guest House. We strive to upkeep and improve through guest feedback. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I was totally impressed with the way we were received when we got to ALBATROS GUEST HOUSE. I was even more impressed when i told BESSIE it was my birthday and she upgraded us to the honeymoon suite. The honeymoon suite was so huge with the most beautiful bathroom and walk in closet and the most stunning views of the... More 

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

Dear Arthie, Thank you for your lovely feedback. It is a wonderful compliment and we are so pleased that you have enjoyed the Honeymoon suite, with the lovely view, bathroom and all the extras to offer. We are glad that we could be part of your birthday celebration. The fresh baked bread is our "special treat" to our guests. We... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Lovely guesthouse. Great location, amazing sea view. Delicious breakfast, with Andre's fresh baked bread, and great hospitality from the staff, Andre and Bessie. Clean, well organized, attention to detail. Greatly satisfyed. Thank you, Mike & Angelique

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

Dear Mike and Angelique Thank you for your fabulous review, we are glad that you had a "Stunning Stay" with us. Andre's fresh baked bread is very popular amongst all our guests and we happy that you could enjoy our hospitality and the great view. We hope to welcome you back soon. Warm regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

I would recommend the Albatros Guest House to anyone after the service we received this past weekend. Not only was the place clean and the food delicious but the view from our room was breathtaking. we would definitely be going there again!!

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

Dear Joanne, Thank you for your fabulous review. We are glad that you enjoyed our hospitality, food and the stunning views. We hope to see you back at ALBATROS GUEST HOUSE soon. Kind regards Andre, Bessie and Staff. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Andre & Bessie are true Gems . Their service and reception is beyond words, There love towards the guests is phenomenal.Friendly and loving service from the team The guest house is amazing, makes one feel at home. Alittle disappointed in the 4star rating, in my opinion this deserves a 5 star rating.Well done Albatros Guest house

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

Dear Denver, Thank you for such a possitive feedback and this is what motivates us and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your kind words. We strive to upkeep and improve through guest feedback. Thank you for sharing your experience the with TRIPADVISOR community. We hope to welcome you back soon. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I have recently been on our honeymoon travelling around South Africa and one of our first stops was Margate. This b and b is a wonderful place. Firstly it is very secure and there was somewhere to park our car. Secondly the lounge/breakfast/bar area was really well thought out and comfortable with many South African art and... More 

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

Dear Simon and Gemma, Thank you so much for sharing your experience of ALBATROS GUEST HOUSE with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and look forward welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Enjoy your new life together. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

most amazing place welcoming & friendly experience, breathtaking views,Big spacious rooms Excellent breakfast served... An unforgetable time, We would like to thank (Bessie & Andre) , Looking forward to our next visit

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

Dear Ann, Thank you for staying with us and for the great review. We are pleased that we could live up to your expectation and that you have enjoyed your room, breakfast and the great view of the ocean. We will share your review with our TEAM. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Andre, Bessie & Staff More 

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Additional Information about The Albatros Guest House

Address: 20 Homestead Road, Margate 4277, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Margate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Albatros Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 11

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