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The Albatros Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   20 Homestead Road, Margate 4277, South Africa
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The Albatros Guest House
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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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Tzaneen, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Albatros for four nights. It is a lovely guesthouse and we had a room on the top level with a beautiful view over the ocean. It was a spacious room with a corner bath and en suite bathroom. The room has every convenience and is very clean. The only difficulty we had was... More

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

The Albatros guest house is the most peaceful, relaxing place...the service is excellent.As soon as you walk in you feel the warmth of the place and of the owners Bessie and Andre who made our stay blissful.the view from our room was awesome and breakfast on the patio was amazing.will definitely go back for another lovely stay.

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

best ever weekend in a long time .you need to visit to known what i am talking about,all staff members where very friendly made us feel at home .i would rate this place a 5 star because of wounderfull hospitality.now this is a place i will want to go back to.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

The Albatros is an excellent guest house one of the best in the country. The owner's hospitality an absolute Bliss. Everything works. Very higenic. Professional though friendly. An establiment to be proud off. Thank you for helping to make our holiday memories.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We have finally found a Guest House in Margate to which we can escape from Gauteng to visit the South Coast. We received a warm welcome upon arrival and their wonderful hospitality lasted throughout our stay during our Dec 2013/Jan 2014 holiday. Andrè & Bessie are the most fantastic couple running the Albatros and we would like to thank them... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We have stayed at the Albatros Guest House quite a few times, it almost feels like our second home. Andre and Bessie have become very dear to us. The accommodation, facilities and service have been great every time we've visited the Albatros, it surely met all of our expectations of a leisurable and great vacaction.

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I always have a wonderful time at the Albatross Guest House. I especially enjoyed it when I took my family there in December, the hospitality was awesome. I would recommend The Albatross to anyone who is looking for a the best Guest house on the south coast. From the warm welcome you receive to the food that is prepared to... More

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Benoni, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Thanks to Bessie and Andre this has been decided as the best holiday we've ever had in Margate. We've stayed at various other venues on the South Coast but this was the most awesome holiday ever. We we treated with warm welcomes, a wonderful hospitality in the arrangements and a fantastic holiday experience all around. The staff is fantastic, the... More

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Our family couldn’t ask for a better South Coast holiday experience. The Albatros Guest House staff and owners made us feel right at home, assisting in every regard and made our holiday a proper relaxing one. The rooms are fantastic with spectacular ocean views to which you can wake up to in the morning, joined with the loveliest breakfasts!! After... More

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

Charl, Tanya & little ones, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Albatros. Our aim is to make our guest's stay a comfortable with happy holiday memories. Your friendliness made it easy for us to have you as guests in our house. Andre & Bessie More

Taastrup, Denmark
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My daughter and i stayed at The Albertros for 6 nights in November 2013. Everything about the place was perfect, warm and welcoming. We had a wonderfull sea view from our comfortable room, which was cleaned on a daily basis. Nothing was too much trouble for our helpfull hosts, Andre and Bessie. They were no doubt, a big part of... 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
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Margate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Albatros Guest House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on the sunny South Coast of KwaZulu Natal, Margate is one of the prime holiday destinations in South Africa. The Albatros Guest House & Golf Tours. Situated within walking distance of the beach & bustling village, while at the same time in the middle of the notorious 'Golf Coast'. From the pool deck or your own private balcony, you have an expansive 180° sea view, where you can relax and watch whales & dolphins which abound during the natural phenomenon of the annual sardine run, 'the greatest shoal on earth'. Each of our luxury air-conditioned rooms has a full en-suite or private bathroom (shower & bath), TV, tea & coffee, and balcony with sea view. Breakfast is enjoyed on the deck in the mornings - a great way to start the day. Children over 12 years are welcome. Other facilities include a sauna, Jacuzzi, swimming pool, bar, pool table and undercover braai (barbecue) area. If lazing around the pool is not for you, there is plenty to keep you busy during your stay with us. Sandy beaches stretch for miles along the coast of the warm Indian ocean, which offers a variety of activities including safe, protected swimming, surfing, or scuba diving with the sharks at Protea Banks and Aliwal Shoal. Whale & dolphin watching boat trips, angling and deep sea fishing trips are also very popular. For the avid golfer, the area boasts 6 of South Africa's top 100 golf courses according to the Complete Golfer Rankings, which are guaranteed to test your skills & astound you with their scenery.For the nature lover or adrenalin junkie, extreme adventures at the spectacular white river rafting - in season. There are a host of restaurants & pubs, where you can enjoy a quick bite to eat or a leisurely evening meal. A visit to a crocodile farm, a flip in a microlite, gambling at the Wild Coast Casino, arts & crafts, horse riding we have it all. ... more   less 

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