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Alba House Bed and Breakfast

4.0 of 5 16 Lille Street | Courtrai, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We have wanted to visit South Africa for a long time. This March we were delighted to stay at Alba House for 2 weeks. The views and garden exceed our expectations. We booked on line, which was quick and easy and we had an immediate response from Alba House with our invoice and directions to Alba House. Alba House have... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My colleague and I had a brief stay at Alba Guesthouse, it was the most comfortable place to be at for the 2 days. The warm welcome from the owner Ivana made you feel right at home. The property is stunning, the room and facilities are kept in such a neat and clean condition. We were there on work business... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Paarl is very nice location to spend a holidays with family. There are so many great golf courses, wineries and perfect restaurants. We spend nice rest time in Alba House. There are comfortable rooms, rich breakfast with a lot of fruit and homemade cakes, beautiful garden with swimming pool and wonderful views around. We definitely recommend Alba House!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Very good location with excellent views on the side of the Paarl Mountain. Comfortable rooms with en suite bathrooms. Outside seating for each room. Beautiful garden and large swimming pool. Very relaxing stay and highly recommended. The hosts will recommend places to go, great wine farms and restaurants. The Paarl valley is surrounded by mountains. We played golf on 2... More

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Drogheda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Our stay here was delightful. 4 days in Paarl and the accommodation was great. Breakfasts were lovely with wonderful fresh fruit, the owners were very helpful, bed comfortable and pool relaxing. Paarl is a great location to tour the wine routes of South Africa and this accommodation is bang on. This is an area of truly outstanding beauty.

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We visited Paarl and stayed in Alba House from 31 December 2013 to 04 January 2014. We had a lovely time! John and Ivana went out of their way to assist us with dinner bookings and recommending wineries and places to visit during the day. We followed their advice and were never disappointed. Our room was beautiful, spacious, neat and... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Johan and Ivana are very expierenced, friendly and helpfull owners of this professionally run B&B. Excelent location near the wineries, wonderfull views from the well kept garden. Plenty of good restaurants near by

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Alba house late November this year. The B&B is situated on a hill with magnificent vies and set in a beautiful. John and Ivana are great hosts helping us with our golf bookings and arranging all our dinner dinner reservations, excellent tips of where and what to see in and around Paarl. A truly... More

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Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I have been visiting the South Africa regularly for last 10 years. I has taken me some time to discover Alba House B&B in Paarl. It is tidy, clean, up market B&B with beautiful garden and swimming pool in perfect position at foothill Paarl mountain with stunning vievs over valley. Alba House is perfect "base camp" for me, for playing... More

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Weed, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Beware ~ Pet policy is False! Just because this listing states "No Pets Allowed" that does not mean that there are no pets on the premises. Due to allergies to animal dander we booked this B&B based on their "no pet" policy, but when we followed with an email to confirm, we were told that the owners' cats are on... More

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AlbaPaarl, Owner at Alba House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

These people booked via EXPEDIA. The reviewer does not tell the truth, the ONLY conversations we had, were with EXPEDIA (no shouting; screaming; and not rude) who confirmed, that our actions were in accordance with our standard cancellation policy, as published and that we were correct to take such action. Our pet policy is standard as for many other establishments... More

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Address: 16 Lille Street | Courtrai, Paarl 7646, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Paarl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Alba House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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