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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a very long trip from the UK it was a fantastic start to our holiday. The hosts are wonderful but not too intrusive and the overall balance of the stay. The facilities are excellent and the view is the best.

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Nyack, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Port of Call is a wonderful base for a trip to Simon's Town. The rooms are beautiful and the views stunning. We self-catered breakfast and ate on our deck. It was such a perfect spot we hated to leave.

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Chepstow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 11 nights and did not want to leave. The room was exceptional, very clean and tastefully decorated with glorious views across False Bay. Mariette and Paul were perfect hosts and we look forward to a return visit.

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Portofcall2014, Owner at Port of Call, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you enjoyed Hermanus. Hope it is not too cold at home, but at least you will have good warm memories. See you next time. Paul and Mariette

Armitage
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Simonstown is about as far south as you can get to stay in South Africa and Portofcall is about the very best you can expect from a guesthouse. It's clean, immaculate, beautifully positioned for views across False Bay and has the hosts from heaven. All in all a cool place to stay, miss it if you dare!

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Portofcall2014, Owner at Port of Call, responded to this review

Dear David and Pauline Thank you so much for a lovely review. It was such a pleasure (and honour) to host you and Pauline. See you soon. Paul & Mariette

Worms
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The room is large and you have a wonderful view to the Sea. Very stylish and there is nothing you will miss. The hosts are very nice and helpfull,the breakfast was the best we got while our Trip. The table mountain national park is only a 20 minutes Drive away.

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Portofcall2014, Owner at Port of Call, responded to this review

Dear Christine & Peter Thank you for the nice compliment, coming from a wonderful stylish person as yourself! We are glad you enjoyed it and hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Paul & Mariette

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Absolute comfort, with full bathroom, kitchenette and many special touches, gowns and toiletries a true 4* experience. Paul and Mariette are wonderful hosts. Their daily 7am trip to the local bakery for fresh croissants and breads (loved the sweet potato bread guys) the many options of fresh foods and cereals for breakfast, the best Eggs Benedict ( Mariette I still...

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Portofcall2014, Owner at Port of Call, responded to this review

Dear Eric and Olivia The house felt so empty after you left and we sat for the next few evenings wondering where you were and what you were up to. It felt like family visiting and certainly left an empty space in our household. We loved your fantastic sense of humour and "Southerner baiting Paul" over breakfast. Please visit again...

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

2 beautiful apartments with fabulous views of false bay . We stayed in both apartments and they were special ! Very comfortable beds , a nice bathroom with great shower ( and separate bath ) . Also a user -friendly kitchinette very well fitted out. Mariette and Paul are charming and accommodating hosts. Simonstown is a nice little town in...

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Mariëtte G, Owner at Port of Call, responded to this review

Dear Michael Thank you! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Have a wonderful festive season and hope it is not too cold :-) Paul & Mariette

Sabie, South Africa
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Our hosts are friendly and the rooms are exceptional. The room has exceptional views of False Bay with the sun greeting you from the East in the morning. An absolute restful place. Everything you need to recharge your batteries.

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Mariëtte G, Owner at Port of Call, responded to this review

Dear Heinrich Thank you for the lovely review. We had that beautiful super moon the past few evenings - you would have loved it! Take care and see you again soon.

Pretoria
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The location of Port of Call in Simon's Town is excellent and the view from the room was breathtaking. The decor was lovely and the room was spotless. Breakfast was delicious. I will definitely stay here again.

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Mariëtte G, Owner at Port of Call, responded to this review

Dear Patricia It was very interesting to meet you and learn about the interesting work that you are busy with. We wish you best of luck with you research and hope to see you again soon. Thank you for the review. Kind regards Mariette

Reviewed 3 November 2016

Spacious, well equipped and tastefully decorated rooms with floor to ceiling ocean views along with the informal and friendly nature of the owners made Port of Call easily the accommodation highlight of our trip.

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Dear Michael Thank you for the nice review. We hope you felt better quickly and that you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in South Africa. Enjoy lovely Namibia. Kind regards Mariette

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for peace and tranquillity in a comfortable environment look no further than Port of call. Freshly refurbished, Port of Call nestles in the mountain fynbos, on the edge of the Table Mountain National Park. Port of Call offers two luxurious studio apartments, both with breathtaking panoramic sea and mountain views. We offer Bed and Breakfast or Self-Catering facilities. Experience spectacular sunrises over False Bay and the unforgettable sight of the moon rising over the distant mountains and its glow accross the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Port of Call

Address: 81 Dorries Drive | Froggy Farm, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range: ₹ 4,120 - ₹ 6,932 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Port of Call 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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