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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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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Albatros is a gem of the south coast for a variety of reasons- the amazing hosts Bessie and Andre( obliging in the extreme), the awesome views of the Indian Ocean, the lovely breakfasts, the closeness to the town and beach of Margate and the warmth of the welcome and stay.We had a pleasant break from the craziness of Gauteng in... More 

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

Good Rafiq, Thank you for staying with us and posting such a great review on TripAdvisor. It is good to know that our breakfast selection was more than sufficient to kick start a day. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you back at Albatros Guest House very soon. Kind regards Andre,... More 

Durban, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a fantastic Guest House. Bessie and Andre and the most hospitable people who really have their guests comfort and peace at heart. The welcome when we arrived was amazing, as were the welcome treats. The Guest House is so beautifully clean and well decorated. Our room, the honeymoon suite, was to die for with a stunning view (which all... More 

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

Dear Rosy, Having had the opportunity of being part of making your stay with us at Albatros Guest House such a memorable one, bring us great joy. Your feedback is what motivates us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and we look forward to welcoming your back to us in the very near future. Kind... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i experienced this marvelous guest house during Easter Wk end 2015, expected an average standard in accordance with the price, but were both taken aback by the exceptional warmth and generosity of Andre and Bessie who supplied accommodation akin to a classy hotel. The breakfast was just splendid, with such a range of variations, catering for just... More 

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

Dear Harry and Ashie, Thank you for posting such a great review and share it with the TripAdvisor community. We are always in search of excellence and will make sure to share your compliments with our Team. Thank you for a truly honest and objective review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fantastic Guest house - will recommend this to anyone looking for a lovely place to stay for one night or even a full holiday, close to the beach and the city centre - walking distance. Owners are friendly and accommodating. All in All a beautiful guest house, stunning views and great service.

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

Dear Relan. Thank you for your review and for staying with us. The Guest House has a great location and we are within walking distance to the beach, shops and restaurants. We do look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

ALBATROS was 1 of,if not the best place\guest house my wife&i have ever been to,Bessie&Andre the owners\hosts of the place are 2 of the most sweetest&pleasant people you will ever come accross making you feel as if this 5star place in my book although they have a 4star rating is your home,absolute must go back asap,i strongly recommend this place... More 

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

Dear Judy, Thank you for staying with us at Albatros Guest House, I am pleased that we could live up to your expectation. We get very excited when we receive such valuable feedback. You are not far away and with this in mind we are looking forward to welcoming you back very soon. Warm regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Pinetown, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of us stayed at the Albatross from 27/03 to 29/03 2015. Bessie and Andre really made us feel welcome on arrival with welcome drinks and snacks. The breakfasts were excellent and special dietary needs for 2 people in the group were catered for. The Guest house itself was clean and neat. We will certainly be back for another stay.

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

Dear Julz, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comment about your stay with us at Albatros Guest House. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at the albatros guest house. The honeymoon suite is so relaxing and the entire place is spotless. Quiet getaway and close to the attractions. Very friendly owners and staff. Will be back very often.

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

Dear Rishay, Thank you for taking the time to review our Guest House. We are pleased that you have enjoyed the Honeymoon Suite. It is always encouraging to receive positive feedback and look forward to welcoming your back at Albatros Guest House in the very near future. Warm regards. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed every minute of staying at the guest house and Bessie and Andre are very friendly and accomodating. Thank you for a great experience and making our holiday even greater than expected. Everything is in ship shape with The Albatros Guest house.

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

Dear Kobus, Thank you for taking the time to review us at Albatros Guest House. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Warm regards. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truly unforgettable experience at the albatros guest house. Hats off to the home owners who are so hospitable and welcoming, we felt right at home. Our room had a lovely balcony with stunning sea views. We actually did not want to leave!We definitely hope to come back soon. Thanks Bessie and Andre for the lovely stay.

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

Deat Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to review us at Albatros Guest House - Your feedback is what motivates us and e would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Andre, Bessie and Tea, More 

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

The most perfect holiday we have ever had . Fantastic hosts who made us feel so welcomed .Upon arrival they gave us a lovely snack platter and a bottle of wine at no extra cost, that is certainly a service that hotels dont even offer .Andre and Bessie are just such an amazing couple. Breathtaking seaviews & the best breakfast... More 

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

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for this brilliant review! We are glad to know you had such a wonderful experience with us. It is always encouraging to receive positive feedback from our guests about the Albatros Guest House and our Staff. We hope to welcome you, friends and family back to our Guests House in near future. Regards Andre,... More 

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