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Abalone House & Spa

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Real genuine boutique hotel, Great atmosphere and very helpful staff (thank you Charlotina ). Excellent restaurant and friendly staff. First hotel we have stayed in, in South Africa with genuine character. wish we could of stayed longer. loved it.

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Western Cape, South Africa
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The establishment not in the condition as advertised as 5* luxurious, elegance, bold guesthouse with sea views plus intimate restaurant, lived in luxury, opulence, guest comfort take precedence, luxury suites, upon arrival. Experienced dusty carpets being informed professional cleaned once a month by someone residing in Langebaan. Wilted flowers in stale water which should have been removed earlier during the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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78 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, ths place s amazing. From our check-in to check-out, we were treated like kings and queens. The food at Rubens are outstanding, all freshly made and no frozen stuff. The rooms are stunning. What a surprise when you get to our room in the evening and the turn down service has put on the heated towel rails, soft music... More 

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

We thank you Illona0077 for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are honoured and humbled by your feedback and thank you for sharing your experience at Abalone House & Spa with us online. More 

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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at Abalone House on more than one occasion and can highly recommend this hotel for business as well as leisure. The manager and staff of the hotel will go out of their way to make your stay an unforgettable one. Staff are highly professional and friendly. Ryno and Gail are absolute stars, always pleasant and with a... More 

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Thank Andre W
South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

We thank you for your lovely review Andre W. We'll be sure to share your feedback with the team who will certainly be ecstatic. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to have a two night stay at the Abalone House and Spa in Paternoster and have just returned from a wonderful two days in the luxurious ambiance of the Abalone House. I would like to thank everyone involved for the absolute pleasure it was to have this time away. Thanks to Leigh Longden and her team... More 

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

We're delighted that you had a wonderful stay. Thank you for your recommendation Heather. More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

From booking to reception, a smooth journey. Arrival and presentation of the room was excellent. Attention to detail superb. Ambiance soothing with three fireplaces. Ample reading and coffee table books to keep you glued to the fireplace. The room was well endowed with high end touches. The service was 5*!!! Reuben's restaurant lived up to the expectations. Definitely worth a... More 

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

We thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Abalone House & Spa Heinrich B. We're thrilled you had a wonderful time at our West Coast boutique hotel and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

A romantic night away with my hubby... Long strolls on the beach, chilling in the hot tub overlooking the ocean and relaxing with awesome massages at the spa! The two highlights were high tea in our room (delicious!!) and a sumptuous meal at Reubens restaurant in the evening!

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

We thank you for reviewing your experience at Abalone House on TripAdvisor. Your romantic night away with your hubby sounds like a dream getaway. We're happy to hear that it was! More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We walked into the establishment without a booking and were greeted in a friendly manner by a very bubbly manager (leigh) and promptly assisted with a room. Champagne on arrival welcomed us. The room is beautiful and spacious enough with a partial sea view. All the small things take this establishment to the next level. Turndown service, coffee capsule machine... More 

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Karien P, we're honoured by your compliments and delighted that you chose to spend the night at Abalone House & Spa. We'll be sure to pass your lovely feedback on to Leigh and the team and hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My friends' wedding and reception was hosted by the Abalone House. The accommodation and the food was absolutely spectacular! The hostess Leigh was absolutely brilliant and catered to our every whim! Highly recommended! And thanks to them for an amazing weekend!

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your experience at your friends' wedding hosted at Abalone House. We're delighted that you had a memorable time and we hope to welcome you back again in the near future. More 

Durbanville, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Compliments to Leigh and her staff for putting up with a pack of crazy, unruly, sometimes inappropriate wedding guests. The food was sublime, the service excellent, the ambience, vibe and relaxed home away from home warmth was what memories are made of. Our friends said their "I do's" with the magical beach as backdrop. Jaw-dropping sunsets, superb wine list and... More 

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South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone House & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your memorable experience at Abalone House. We're thrilled that you enjoyed this special day on the West Coast. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abalone House & Spa offers five star luxuries with serious seaside appeal. The boutique hotel is an eclectic visual tapestry of texture and authentic colours of Africa cocooned within a central poolside courtyard. Disappear into this world of genuine South African hospitality and be indulged. A 90-minute drive from Cape Town, Abalone House offers city-weary dwellers and discerning travellers an unashamedly sumptuous beachside escape, where extravagance and guest comforts take precedence. Feast at the bistro-style Reuben's at Abalone House, celebrity chef Reuben Riffel's West Coast offering that elevates this Paternoster destination to a new level of luxury escapism. The Healing Earth Spa offers ancient African traditions of healing and energy where pampering and rejuvenation await. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abalone House & Spa

Address: 3 Kriedoring Street, Paternoster 7381, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Paternoster
Price Range: $218 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Abalone House & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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