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Alba House
Location & Contact Details
Address: Alba House
16 Lille Street
Western Cape
South Africa
Contact : Ivana Decker
Cell : 072-9976953

Paarl is easily reachable from Cape Town on the N1 motorway in 30 minutes. Cape Town International Airport is only 40 minutes away. We offer airport transfers, holiday planning, visits to local attractions and guided tours.

  • The guest house is situated on the Cape Town side of Paarl in an upmarket suburb of Courtrai
  • Wonderful view of the Berg River valley surrounded by majestic Klein Drakenstein Mountains
  • Quiet, mature garden and large salt water swimming pool with fresh water solar shower
  • Below the Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve for drives, walks and hikes, indigenous garden, second largest granite boulder in the world.Climb on top for unforgettable view
  • of Table Mountain, Cape Town, the Boland area of the Winelands, as far as the sea
  • Val de Vie Polo Club, Paarl Golf Club (Boschenmeer), Pearl Valley Signature Golf Course close by. Golf packages available.
  • Renowned wine farms on our doorstep for wine tasting and lunches under shady oak trees
  • Excellent cuisine in the town's many quality restaurants, farms and coffee shops
  • Sightseeing from mountain passes into surrounding valleys
  • Safe parking on the premises
  • Free help with game drives, holiday planning, golf bookings

Guest lounge:
With picture perfect view over to the mountains.

The pool area:
Relax by the large sparkling salt water swimming pool in the beautiful garden. Sun umbrellas, comfortable loungers. Pool towels supplied. Fresh water solar heated shower.


All rooms air conditioned, en suite and have own private entrance with outside sun terrace seating patios.

Modern rooms with air conditioning, ceiling fan, wall mounted flat screen TV, free WiFi connection, stocked bar fridge, tea tray, hair dryer, wall safe, heating in the winter.


Delicious breakfast served in the dining room or the garden terrace. Fresh farm produce sourced in the local area. Fresh eggs, fruit, local hams, bacon and cheese. Muffins and bread baked daily.


All rooms are en suite, have ceiling fans and air conditioning-heating in the winter. Bar fridge, tea tray, hair dryers and toiletries supplied, as well as bathroom and pool towels.

Room 1: Superior room, king size bed, has a splendid view of the garden and mountains beyond the Berg River Valley. Private seating patio with sun umbrella. King size bed. Shower only in the modern bathroom. Own private entrance through glass French doors into the garden

Room 2: Twin room or double room, has two single beds or a king size-please specify. Shower only, view of the garden and private outside patio seating. Own private entrance through glass French doors.

Room 3: King size bed(or 2 single beds), please specify at the time of booking. Large newly refurbished bathroom with separate shower and a large bath, 2 basins, heated towel rail. Shady patio seating outside the room. Coolest room in the hot Paarl summer.

Room 4: The largest room, has an extra large king size bed, (2 single beds can be added), large shower and a separate bath in the modern bathroom. Outside vine shaded patio seating. Private entrance through glass French doors. View of the garden and mountains beyond. Guests can park their car outside the room.

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Associate
  • Guest House Accommodation of South Africa
  • Listed with Tourism South Africa
  • Member of Cape Town Tourism
  • Member of Paarl Tourism
  • Member of TripAdvisor
  • Tourism Grading - 4 Stars

From Cape Town drive to junction 55 (signposted Paarl Main Road and Franschhoek turn off)
Turn left towards town and drive to first turning on the left, signposted Courtrai.
Turn left and then second left to Flambeau South.
Follow the road to a four way stop.
Drive accross and immediately left to Lille Street.
Alba House is the fifth property on your left.
  • Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • Visa Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • Czech
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • Room 1-Kings Size Double-View (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Room 2-King Size double-patio (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Room 3-King Size Double-patio (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Room 4-Large King Size Double-Patio (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Facilities
  • air conditioner (all units)
  • airport transfers
  • bar fridge
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • DSTV in room
  • electronic safe
  • electronic safe (some units)
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • generator
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • live entertainment (less than 3km)
  • lock-up safe
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • movies / cinema (less than 5km)
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • private pool
  • remote security
  • reptile park (less than 20km)
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • washing machine onsite
  • wi-fi / hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodationdetails
    Accommodates how many people?
    Capacity : 8

    The following apply
    Exclusive / preferred service providers on call
    Restroom accessible
    Kitchen accessible
    Audio – visual equipment (request details)
    Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
    Crockery and cutlery available for hire
    Catering done in-house
    Designated parking area
    Sufficient parking space
    Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
    Internet connection
    Wireless internet connection
    Air conditioning
    Good lighting that can be operated independently
    Liquor license
    Bar on-site
    A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
    Wheelchair friendly
    A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
    Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
    Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Fishing equipment for hire
    Can bring own fishing equipment
    Boat available for use
    Boat available for hire
    Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
    Catch and release
    Catch and keep
    Limited number of fish per day allowed
    Fly fishing
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : We are easily accessible from the N1 motorway, Cape Town 30 minutes and Cape Town International Airport 40 minutes drive. The property is in an elevated position with stunning views. Large garden with salt water swimming pool. Modern furniture, comfortable guest lounge. Paarl-Boschenmeer and Pearl Valley Golf courses near by, Val de Vie Polo Estate 8 minutes drive. Numerous wineries, restaurants and shopping close by. Franschhoek and Stellenbosh 20 minutes drive.

  • Pet Friendly Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Small dogs
    Big dogs
    Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside
    Kennels provided
    Kennels must be used
    Other animals on the property
    Horse stables – bedding provided
    Horse stables – bedding not provided
    Horse paddocks
    Grooms available
    Parking area for horse box / float
  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
  • Star Graded Accommodation
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : no information
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 10

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
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Last updated on 21 May, 2019.

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