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Abalone House & Spa

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Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

A true rare gem in this mysterious coastal retreat. Glorious views, azure ocean and powder blue sky frame this understatedly luxurious home. Seafood reigns supreme at the exclusive Reuben's restaurant. Recharge, relax drink bubbly! Regards Andrissa

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

It has been an absolute pleasure to read your review about your recent stay at Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster. We're elated that your experience was truly memorable and we look forward to welcome you back in the near future.

South Africa
Reviewed January 11, 2015

My daughter and I decided to go to Paternoster Abalone house at the last minute. It's not a bad drive from Cape Town. Abalone house is lovely We had a very nice room, just a pity had no sea view but it didn't really bother us. The rooms are well thought out from underfloor,heated towel rails. Coffee machine, sherry. A...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay at Abalone House & Spa. We value your feedback and are thrilled that you had an enjoyable stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed January 8, 2015

On our recent visit to Paternoster, I visited the Abalone Spa. I don't even have word to describe how professional the therapists were and how stunning the spa facilities are. I went for two treatments (at different times) and can recommend the spa 100%. My therapist was Madelein and what an angel she is. She is brilliant and I loved...

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

Thank you for your lovely review of our Healing Earth Spa. We will gladly pass on your compliments to Madelein and the management of the Spa. We look forward to welcoming you back to Abalone House in the nearby future.

Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

It was our first visit to Abalone house. The hotel itself is nice, although for my personal taste it was overcrowded with furniture and seemed dated. The service in the restaurants were slow and sometimes not very friendly( at breakfast and dinner). However the turn down service in the rooms were great, the linen excellent and they had lovely coffee...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Abalone House. We do understand that our décor is eclectic and may not appeal to everybody's taste. We apologize for the inconvenience you experienced during check out and the level of customer service received during breakfast and dinner. We will investigate this and take corrective action to improve...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed December 27, 2014

An extremely well run boutique hotel. The rooms are well appointed, the bathrooms are spacious and the overall location is perfect. Their attention to detail is fantastic. Apart from big ticket items such as air conditioning and DSTV also smaller items like a music centre in each room, playing cards, candles etc and also simple practicle items such as an...

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

We thank you for your review of your recent stay at Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster. We're delighted that you enjoyed our picnic basket, Jacuzzi area and our selection of amenities. We also value your feedback regarding the therapists and will gladly pass this information on to the Spa for further investigation and action. We look forward to seeing...

San Jose, California
Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We first came here in September 2014 and enjoyed it so much we came back in December. The staff cater for all your needs and are more than willing to help out. The jacuzzi that overlooks the sea is amazing. My wife had to drag me out of there for dinner. Breakfast at Reuben's is a taste affair. I've found...

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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 Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your return visit and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another enjoyable stay. We'll keep the Jacuzzi bubbling and the breakfast spread ready!

Cape Town
Reviewed December 10, 2014

We arrived at this delightfully designed place and our online reservation could not be found. Leigh handled the situation admirably and sorted us out with a lovely ground floor room. The room was well appointed, with capsule coffee maker etc. The courtyard with a small pool and adjoining the library and boardroom was very quaint. Service in the also nicely...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Abalone House & Spa. Your feedback is most welcome and we appreciate the comments and suggestions. Our apologies that the service at the pool side and restaurant was not up to standard. This will be addressed immediately and rectified. We have recently upgraded our system and are addressing the problems with reservations...

Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

There are very few places were you can go to and enjoy a relaxing time away from the city. I was warmly greeted by Leigh and the friendly staff. My room was wonderful and such a comfortable bed. I ate diner at Reubens resturant, it is definately one of the best fillets I have eaten...exceptional, it was like cutting through...

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

Dear Jacqui, thank you for your beautiful review. It's a thrill to read about your experience and we thank you for taking the time to share your story with us. We thank you for your compliments and will be sure to share your review with the team as well. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed November 17, 2014

My husband and I recently were married at Abalone House. From the first contact with the GM Leigh, it has been an absolute pleasure and smooth sailing all the way. Leigh is extremely efficient in the planning of our wedding down to the very last detail and ensured that everything was executed perfectly. The staff are just as amazing and...

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

Dear Diana, what a thrill to read your review. Saying your vows is meant to be a special occasion, and we're delighted that you chose us as your wedding destination. Your feedback is received with grace and humility, and we will share this with the entire team at Abalone House. We look forward to welcoming you back for many more...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed November 9, 2014

My wife and I decided to visit Paternoster for our 49th wedding anniversary. We chose Abalone House and what a choice. From the moment we arrived we were made extremely welcome and the whole staff, from Leigh down made every aspect of our stay marvellous. Our room was delightful, with a wonderful view of the ocean. Reubens restaurant was a...

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

Dear guests, thank you for sharing your experience at Abalone House & Spa with us on TripAdvisor. We're honoured that you chose to spend your 49th wedding anniversary with us, and thrilled that your time spent with us was memorable. We look forward to welcome you back for your 50th anniversary.

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  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7381, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Saldanha Bay Municipality > Paternoster
Price Range: $134 - $461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Abalone House & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Visit the Spa. Prices are very cheap to European standards .”
Hans9856, Apr 14, 2017 | Read review
“we had a back room no view uncomfortable small. The very small tv on the wall far away from the bed and poor selection of channels.”
ilanaslomowitz, Mar 4, 2017 | Read review
“There is no such thing at this establishment.”
  • How is this for a 5 Star Luxury Boutique Hotel mini bar fridge?
  • This is the Luxury View! NOT!
  • This door leads to stairs directly into the reception, with no sound insulation & not much secur
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  • Dark and dreadful 5 STAR LUXURY SEA VIEW SUITE
  • The safe is not attached to anything
JohanBrighton, Jan 12, 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have the view”
denised634, Dec 19, 2016 | Read review
“Loved our upstairs room with a sea-view although we could hear the restaurant directly below us at night...”
katiemY885SP, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
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