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81 Church Street, Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
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Mai's Guest Lodge
Ranked #2 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped over here on the road trip from jo'burg to Cape Town. Mai is a bubbly character who fusses over her guests. However, my wife is arachnophobic and we saw a huge spider on the wall outside our room so that kind of killed the enjoyment for her. The rooms are huge, beds are comfortable, and air conditioned which... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stayed here for a wedding in town. What a pleasant surprise. Beautiful property: we just ended up chilling on the front verandah just watching the town go by. Great location from which we could walk the Main Street. Best of all was Mai and her staff. An amazing and interesting host who gave us great tips about the town.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Mai has created a little piece of paradise in the charming Karoo town of Prince Albert at the foot of the Swartberg mountains. Lovely room, full of character. Had breakfast outside under the grapevines - the best breakfast on our 4 week road-trip across Namibia and South Africa. Thanks Mei.

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Bethlehem, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Old world charm, if that's what you want, however, interesting as it is, I thought the rooms too cluttered, especially when it comes to putting down your "things" somewhere. I would have appreciated a little more table top space and did not quite know where to put all the cushions. The electrical plugs and adapters reminded me of the electrical... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It was our first time to South Africa and Prince Albert, staying at Mai's guest lodge was heaven! The rooms were beautiful and Mai was lovely. Mai gave us the warmest welcome and was incredibly helpful including booking a table for us for dinner as we had travelled far. Breakfast was so tasty with lots to choose from ! beautiful... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Firstly Mai was fabulous with our booking from the UK and was so helpful and answered all my queries by e mail. We had a wonderful reception from Mai on arrival and felt at home straight away. The rooms were fantastic and the breakfast is superb with home made products while looking out on to a picturesque garden. We only... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

When we arrived we fell immediately in love with the place and with Mai. The place is really lovely decorated and Mai is a wonderful friendly and helpfull person. Breakfast was awesome. Homemade muesli's and fresh fruit from the garden. Also fresh herbs in the scrambled eggs. We highly recommend this place!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Had a most enjoyable stay here on Sunday 28th September 2014. A very warm welcome from Mai, lovely clean room & bathroom. She booked us for dinner at a local restaurant, The Gallery, superb food! A comfortable bed, good nights sleep, and a scrumptious full English Breakfast! Thank you Mai, we will be back and will recommend you to all... More 

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A spur of the moment drive-out with relatives to explore this little town, turned into a lovely homely experience. Mai is a wonderful host with the most perfect spot to stay in town. We also just happened to choose the right weekend when the Arts festival was on and were blown away by the talent on show. I'll rate our... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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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Address: 81 Church Street, Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Prince Albert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4

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