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The Albatros Guest House

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20 Homestead Road, Margate 4277, South Africa
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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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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great weekend my fiancée, friends and myself had at the Albatross. The pictures do not do this place justice. The view from out room was breathtaking and not to mention the hospitality which we received. A lovely breakfast was served to us on time each morning without fail, and the standard was of a high quality. We are... More 

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

Dear Nontando, Thank you for providing us with such valuable feedback. We are very pleased to hear you have enjoyed our Honeymoon suite, fantastic view, breakfast and our hospitality. We sincerely hope to hosting you in the near future again. Kind regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a very short in an out kind of trip but our stay here was so comfortable. Its the friendly nature , the awesome view. Albatros is run very well ...everything is in tip top shape ...the breakfast in the morrning wafts into your room ... smells and tastes awesome. All in all I loved it.

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

Dear Zama, Thank you for staying with us and we are pleased that we could make your birthday a special one. We get very excited when we know that our guests had a great time and we will share your compliments with our TEAM. We do look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome weekend at The Albatros Guesthouse! Owners Andre and Bessie are the perfect hosts! We were welcomed with a nice cheese and wine platter, the bedrooms are taste fully furnished, reminding you that you live in Africa, The panoramic full sea view and Whale watching is amazing... Breakfast boasts real delicious home cooking! with personal attention from... More 

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

Dear Santa, Thank you for providing us with such a valuable feedback. We are glad to know you had such a wonderful family weekend with us. We hope you were able to take a lot of memories home with you on camera. We wish to welcome you back to Albatros Guest House in the not too distant future. Kind regards... More 

Hillcrest, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnificent views of the sea and whales, clean & confortable rooms, warm hospitality , safe parking, beautiful sunrise views, 40min from Oribi Gorge canyon for those wanting adrenalin rush activities, well priced, will definitely be back again.

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

Dear Jose. Thank you for staying with us and posting such a positive review for us on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled that you had a idyllic getaway - and enjoyed your stay with us.. We look forward to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was extremely happy with not only the accommodation but including the warm hosting.My highlight was the spectacular views of the ocean when sitting down for the well prepared breakfast. I found the place to be well decorated and the games facilities to be very entertaining. I must thank the host Andre and Bessie for the exceptional treatment during my... More 

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

Dear Karlin, Thank you for staying with us and posting such a great review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased that you have enjoyed the view, breakfast, warm welcome and all we have to offer at Albatros Guest House. We are always in search of excellence and we will make sure to share your compliments with the Team. We look forward... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and professional hospitality from Bessie and Andre. Clean. Safe. Nice view from sea - facing balconied rooms. Pool, jacuzzi, sauna, gym equipment, pool table, etc. Close to shops, restaurants, etc, etc. Ten minutes from Port Shepstone and 20 from Port Edward. I will definitely be back.

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

Dear Jenecker, Thank you for staying with us and post such a positive and great review on TripAdvisor. I am thrilled that you enjoyed what we have on offer and you had value for your money. We are always in search of excellence and I will make sure to share your compliments with our TEAM. We look forward to welcome... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bessie is just the best! the guest house is perfect and the views are to die for. I even managed to spot some whales in from the balcony of my room. Make sure to bring a pair of binoculars during whale season. I am taking my entire family there on my next holiday.

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

Dear Justice, Thank you for the brilliant review and sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and whale watching from the Guest House. We are very blessed with great views. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

Dear Mpume, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and thoughtful review. We are very delighted that you had a prefect romance time with us. We will share your compliments with our Team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

La Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

Dear Nix, Thank you for staying with us and we are pleased that we could live up to expectation. We will share your review with the TEAM and thank them on your behalf. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

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

Dear Mark, Thank you for staying with us and share your review with the TripAdvisor community. We glad you had a relaxed time with us. We wish you many more safe and pleasant travels and look forward to welcoming you back. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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