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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful views and garden, great location, relaxing place and great tips for the restaurants and wineries and overall sightseeing in the Paarl area from the owner Ivana! Ohh and great breakfast, we have to come back!

Thank marketa313
Pretoria, South Africa
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32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

What a nice place run by a charming lady. The rooms are a bit small but well appointed, clean and comfortable. The breakfasts are vooked by another nice lady and are fantastic. I will be back when in the winelands again

Thank bielies
AlbaPaarl, Owner at Alba House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing a review. We are delighted you have enjoyed staying at Alba House and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

When travelling to Paarl we often stay at Alba House. it is very convenient for travelers from Cape Town. Close to the motorway, but in a quiet area called Courtrai. Above the main Road. They have a large swimming pool, nice garden and amazing views. The rooms are clean with en suite bathrooms and well equipped. Lovely breakfast in the... More 

Thank travellerG9581KR
Prague, Czech Republic
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is our third visit to Alba House. We love the views, the garden and the largest swimming pool we have been to at a Guest House. Our room was on the ground floor. Lovely large room with en suite bathroom with separate shoer and a large bath. Modern decor, extra large king size bed with quality linen. Lots of... More 

Thank Jarka H
AlbaPaarl, Owner at Alba House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

You are always very welcome. We are delighted you so enjoy staying at Alba House. More 

Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We highly recommend this boutique accommodation. Quiet area of Paarl with a wonderful view of the valley. Well kept garden and a large swimming pool. The property has a guest lounge overlooking the garden towards to mountains opposite. Our room was downstairs with parking outside the room. The bathroom had a large bath and a separate shower. Beautifully appointed big... More 

Thank esvejk
Perth, Australia
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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Great location, friendly host. Breakfast is really good.. parking is a bit of an issue, and the rooms are extremely close to each other, so you will hear things thru the walls. Host gave us some good recommendations for dinner.

1 Thank CharHugh
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This strategically positioned B+B has immaculate, spacious rooms, beautiful garden, vibrant owner and is located in the heart of peaceful Paarl. The staff is friendly, renders great service and always cheerful.

Thank Satoro S
AlbaPaarl, Owner at Alba House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Satoro Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We greatly enjoyed you staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again. All the best Ivana More 

Paarl, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Visited Alba House again in February 2016. It is in a lovely location with wonderful views of the mountains especially watching them change colour to a deep red as the sun sets. The en suite accommodation is extremely comfortable,very clean and tidy. An excellent well served breakfast is available. Ivana Decker goes that one step further to provide a very... More 

Thank rsjolliffe
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We stayed 2 nights here and loved it. We dont normally stay in B&B's but since there are so few hotels in Paarl we booked this highly rated B&B...SO thankful we did! The owner (Ivana) made our visit perfect. She was helpful and informative but not overbearing, just an incredibly wonderful person. The room was clean, bed was awesome, we... More 

2 Thank Traveler634
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We have had the pleasure to spend part of our holiday in South Africa in the beautiful Cape Winelands. Alba House is a very comfortable and welcoming accommodation, which we would greatly recommend to all. The guest house is positioned in a convenient position with lovely views. Easily accessible. Close to golf courses, restaurants, shops and wineries. The breakfast was... More 

Thank karoline C

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO 4* ALBA HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST: Situated within the golden triangle of Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek at the Western Cape. Flanked by world renowned wine estates. Cape Town International airport 40 minutes drive, Cape Town only 30 minutes. Alba House offers spectacular views, en suite air conditioned rooms with king size beds, own private entrances and patios, huge salt water swimming pool with fresh water solar heated pool shower, beautiful garden. The picturesque town of Paarl, is one of the 3 oldest in South Africa. Ideally suited for Cape Town visits. The Cape Peninsular and the sea side towns near Cape Town easily accessible from us. We offer airport transfers, holiday planning and visits to local attractions.Special discounted "Play and Stay" golf packages at Paarl-Boschenmeer and Pearl Valley Golf Estates arranged. The amazing Val de Vie Polo Estate within easy reach. Walk to wine farms for wine tasting and leisurely lunches under oak trees. Paarl area produces 1/3 of South African wines. Great restaurants, cafes, shops, galleries, museums, mountain trips with picnic. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alba House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 16 Lille Street | Courtrai, Paarl 7646, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Paarl
Price Range: £74 - £113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alba House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Nice view choose room 1, it does get the sun in the morning, or room 4, which is the largest and coolest in the summer.”
 of 5 bubbles travellerG9581KR, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We would recommend the downstairs room, it is large and private. But the room upstair with view over the valley is also very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jarkah2014, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The room downstairs is secluded and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles esvejk, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“take the one upstairs, I think that is further away from the rest of the rooms, and would give some privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles CharHugh, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Any room goes.”
 of 5 bubbles satoros, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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