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Abalone House

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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“abalone”(37 reviews)
“high tea”(11 reviews)
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A unique, small and romantic luxury hotel, with all you need to have a great stay at the beautiful beaches and coastline of Paternoster and surroundings. The inhouse restaurant, named Rueben, is outstanding. Great relaxing location at the beach with beautiful views of beach and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So pleased to meet Leigh and Ryno again. They run a very professional set up here and are charming and personable, talking great pride in what they do. Very comfortable room. A short one night stay but any night in Paternoster is a day and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cute and friendly guesthouse. That’s it! There is nothing 5star about it but they claim it and charge for it. Preposterous! The location is right next to a township like area, in the outskirts of paternoster. Keep away! The guest house is...More

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Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Linda Hellqvist for your review. We have discussed your feedback in depth with our management team. From our investigation it became apparent that our property and its facilities were not to your liking. We understand that you did not enjoy the unique style...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the tiny but beautiful village of Paternoster, this small hotel has a unique bohemian-ethnic-Victorian-chic décor. You may not like it but it is unique and very comfortable. You will be welcomed by very a friendly staff and an old and also friendly cat...More

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Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and feedback on your experience. We highly recommend our guests to prebook spa treatments as the spa is extremely busy and popular during the festive season.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am so very pleased to share an amazing review. Villa: perfectly decorated amazing views and Awsome pool. It feels like we are the only people in the area at the moment. The villa is well situated and blocks off all noise and views of...More

Thank goastguests
Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ, Guest Relations Manager at Abalone HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We're thrilled that you're loving our new Pool Villas and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. We'll be sure to share your compliments with the team.

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Room Service
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Free Parking
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Multilingual Staff
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US$219 - US$507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$219 - US$507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Lucille V
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Response from South_Of_Africa_HQ | Property representative |
Dear guest, unfortunately our children policy only allows children ages 12 and older. We can gladly recommend one of our sibling self-catering units in Paternoster, of which the Oppidraai and Seaside Cottages are fantastic... More
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"Choose a room ar the top of the hotel overlooking the sea."
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"Try for roof with a view, but I guess it will cost"
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"Visit the Spa. Prices are very cheap to European standards ."
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"we had a back room no view uncomfortable small. The very small tv on the wall far away from the bed and poor..."
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