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81 Church Street, Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
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Mai's Guest Lodge
Ranked #1 of 18 Prince Albert B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mai's is the perfect stop over for a night or two (or three) in Prince Albert. Everything is arranged for your convenience and comfort. Any cat lover would adore the place, considering the welcome committee is of the four-legged variety. The breakfast is delicious and Mai is more than happy to accommodate and cater for any dietary preference. Vegetarians need... More

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Stekene, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked Mai's hassle-free way of taking our reservation from the very beginning and knew this would be a lovely stay. Mai is a grand and gracious lady and, indeed, knows Prince Albert like the back of her hand. We stayed in the back, separate room, and were immediately at home! Special touches were present, like the beautiful bed linens,... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: 81 Church Street, Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Prince Albert
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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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