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Mai's Guest Lodge

81 Church Street, Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
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Mai's Guest Lodge
Ranked #1 of 16 Prince Albert B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mai is a character and is goes far out of her way to make your stay comfortable. The guesthouse is an old historic house in the main street, so the experience comes with being quite close to other guests. But Mai makes it very comfortable. And if you want to know anything about what is going on in Prince Albert,... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Irish touch is unparalleled - Lovely welcome, clean, homely, comfortable warm bed and a really healthy breakfast with nuts, dates, muesli, cereals, fruit salad, natural yoghurt from the local farmer's dairy, filter coffee, eggs, bacon etc with toast & marmalade - all very excellent!! Thanks, Mai - will definitely enjoy your hospitality again when next in Prince Albert!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thursday of last week was the tenth time i had spent a night at Mai's bed and breakfast in the fascinating Karoo town of Prince Albert. This stay having been something of an anniversary, I felt a well-earned and suitably-glowing review was in order! The establishment itself is beautifully decorated, with a refreshing touch of quirkiness, and also squeaky-clean. The... More

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Münche
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

If you don t do it - you ll miss something! Just can repeat all the excellent things what you can read about Mai and her cozy B&B with a good atmosphere. I loved these pillows and you linen and felt like "little princess on a pea". I had to say: i loved the breakfast - there are these tiny... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Thank you Mai for once again making our stay in Prince Albert such a wonderful experience! Third time we have stayed at Mai's and third time we have been so very,very happy with our choice of guest house. Mai goes out of her way to make you feel at home and totally relaxed, which is just what we needed for... More

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Queens Park
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Mai's deserves it's top ranking. It was my first visit to Prince Albert, for just a short night while driving home from Cape Town to Joburg yet I wish I had stayed longer. Mai offers great hospitality and excellent recommendations for the area, while the guest house is located right on the main street, is safe, with a lovely garden... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Mai's is fully deserving of its top ranking on Trip Advisor. We have stayed at many Guest Houses where everything looks lovely, but there is no soul because the owner farms out the day to day running to staff. Mai's is just a perfect example of why owners should be 'hands on' in their Guest House businesses. You cannot buy... More

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bruxelles
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

mai is just fantastic what a great place to be in mai'"s guest lodge spent 2 nights in february was very impress by mai, the rooms,the breakfast she host us in such a way that i can't wait to be back thanking you mai paolo from brussels

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Crowborough
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Easily found in the Main Street of Prince Albert we parked immediately outside Mai's Guest Lodge and stumbled out of the car after a long journey from the Eastern Cape, looking forward to an evening of relaxation. We were immediately greeted by Mai and spent the next half hour draped over the comfortable seating in her hallway chatting about a... More

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Old basing
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We booked Mai's because of its ranking on Tripadvisor - having previously stayed in other establishments in Prince Albert that were good, but not exceptional enough to warrant a return visit. However, Mai's is somewhere we will return to - as soon as we get the opportunity. The rooms - we looked at all of them, but chose the outside... More

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Address: 81 Church Street, Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Prince Albert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Mai’s Guest Lodge offers four comfortable, air-conditioned, double bedrooms, each with a bathroom-en-suite (with shower). Three rooms have an additional single bed and the family room has bunk beds. Mai serves a hearty, cooked breakfast on the terrace or in the sunny dining room. There's a comfortable lounge, shady patios, a sheltered swimming pool and the peace of a village lifestyle. Mai’s has a three star rating from the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. ... more   less 
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