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The Albatros Guest House

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Estcourt, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

we had the most welcoming and warm at Albatros,the rooms are very clean ...ooooh the breakfast buffet with different cakes and juices.the staff is such amazing and friendly.the place is safe ..how can I forget the glimmering pool and shimmering ocean Thank you guys!!!!THUMBS UP to you Albatros Precious and Bheki

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Precious and Bheki, Thank you for posting such a great review on TripAdvisor. It is always encouraging to receive a positive review for our guests. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back at Albatros Guest House. Regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Then look no further than the Albatross guest house. The owner, Bessie- does everything in her power to ensure guests have a safe and peaceful stay. The rooms are tastefully decorated with delicious breakfasts served daily. The view from each room is breathtaking The rules/policies around late night noise creates the perfect ambiance for a romantic get away without disturbances.... More 

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Megan, thank you for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your stay with us at Albatros Guest House. Yes, we agree that the view is absolutely Breathtaking. We thrills us to see that the no noise policy after 21h00 gave you the rest you were looking for. We will share your compliments with our Team... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We had arrived to the most welcoming and warm host Bessie. She made us feel at home for our entire stay. the rooms are very clean and spacious, i was taken with the variety of the breakfast menu. They was a buffet of cheese, juices, yogurt, cereals, fruit salad and the works, we then chose a main breakfast from the... More 

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ashana, thank you for staying with us and posting such a brilliant review and share it with the TripAdvisor community worldwide. We are always trying to walk the long road to excellence and I will make sure to share your compliments with our TEAM. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Yarm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Beautiful views across the glimmering pool to the shimmering ocean - The Albatros still manages to dazzle with remarkable rooms, bountiful breakfasts, and a stunning setting. Welcoming hosts and helpful staff add the cherry to the top of the cake!

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thanks for sharing this brilliant review with the TripAdvisor community woldwide. We are so happy that you enjoyed the must needed rain. We wish you many more safe and pleasant travels and look forward to welcoming you back. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Beautiful B&B, neat, clean and excellent service. Good Breakfast and very close to the beach. We stayed in one of the executive suites and it was so wonderful. The owners are so warm and friendly and helpful staff as well. I recommend to all.

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, Thank you for staying with us and posting such a great reviews on TripAdvisor. We are always in search of excellence and will make sure to share your compliments with the Team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Albatross is a well managed vacation for all ages. Friendly management with strict rules. Lovely breakfast of choice and excellent views off the coast/ocean. Larry's restaurant is recommended great crayfish.

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Enlarged, thank you for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your visit here at Albatros Guest House. We also glad that you enjoyed our breakfast and our excellent views. We wish you many more safe and pleasant travels and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure to stay at Albatros BnB for the weekend. What a welcoming Couple made u feel at home . Room was excellent Breakfast very good Would recommend this established BnB 100% value for money

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Thank you for taking the time to let us know you have enjoyed your visit here at Albatros Guest House. You are not far away and with this in mind, we do look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We experienced a warm welcome at our arrival. During our stay we were treated as family but with professionality. The breakfast and service in the mornings were of the best I have ever experienced. Will definitely be returning to the Albatros for our next stay in Margate.

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Werner, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our breakfast and service. Please remember you are always welcome. We do look forward to your next stay. Regards Andre, Bessie and Team More 

Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Just want to say thank you for the short notice assistance from Andre and Bessie at the Albatros guest house. Me and my family were there just before easter weekend 2016 and even with a full guest house it is nice and quiet. The breakfast service is excellent, and delightfully tasty. Also the views from the family room and swimming... More 

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mr van Zyl and family, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comment on TripAdivsor. We are always happy to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay with us at Albatros Guest House. I am delighted that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and all we have to offer. We hope to welcome you... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We were a party of 12 touring South Africa and Andre and Bessie made all of us extremely welcome. The rooms were lovely with great views and facilities, furthermore the breakfast was excellent, the only way I could sum up our stay was that we arrived as guests and left as friends, Andre and Bessie great hosts, thankyou

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The_Albatros, Owner at The Albatros Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Richard and rest of the group, thank you for taking the time to post a review for us on TripAdvisor. We are privileged that you have been able to share a part of your trip to South Africa with us. We have enjoyed the positive and friendly attitude of the whole group and please forward our invitation to everybody... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the sunny South Coast of KwaZulu Natal, Margate is one of the prime holiday destinations in South Africa. The Albatros Guest House & Golf Tours. Situated within walking distance of the beach & bustling village, while at the same time in the middle of the notorious 'Golf Coast'. From the pool deck or your own private balcony, you have an expansive 180° sea view, where you can relax and watch whales & dolphins which abound during the natural phenomenon of the annual sardine run, 'the greatest shoal on earth'. Each of our luxury air-conditioned rooms has a full en-suite or private bathroom (shower & bath), TV, tea & coffee, and balcony with sea view. Breakfast is enjoyed on the deck in the mornings - a great way to start the day. Children over 12 years are welcome. Other facilities include a sauna, Jacuzzi, swimming pool, bar, pool table and undercover braai (barbecue) area. If lazing around the pool is not for you, there is plenty to keep you busy during your stay with us. Sandy beaches stretch for miles along the coast of the warm Indian ocean, which offers a variety of activities including safe, protected swimming, surfing, or scuba diving with the sharks at Protea Banks and Aliwal Shoal. Whale & dolphin watching boat trips, angling and deep sea fishing trips are also very popular. For the avid golfer, the area boasts 6 of South Africa's top 100 golf courses according to the Complete Golfer Rankings, which are guaranteed to test your skills & astound you with their scenery.For the nature lover or adrenalin junkie, extreme adventures at the spectacular white river rafting - in season. There are a host of restaurants & pubs, where you can enjoy a quick bite to eat or a leisurely evening meal. A visit to a crocodile farm, a flip in a microlite, gambling at the Wild Coast Casino, arts & crafts, horse riding we have it all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Albatros Guest House

Address: 20 Homestead Road, Margate 4285, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Margate
Price Range: $38 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Albatros Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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