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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Boat House is a fantastic Guest House in Simons.The quality of the accommodation and service are superb. The Boat House is set high up in Simons Town with great views and we would definitely recommend it.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Comfortable property with relaxed atmosphere. The staff were very friendly with a good choice of breakfast options. Ludwig the owner was very informative about South Africa and offered much appreciated advise on our departure for the Garden Route. Simons Town is only a short walk from the property but does necessitate an uphill walk back. Close to Cape Point &...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An absolute gem!!! We had a wonderful stay here and wished we'd stayed longer than one night. Incredible views, great service, wonderful breakfast, short walk to the village centre and cake to die for!

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Was just what we were looking - out of the hustle and bustle of Cape Town Little home touches were amazing and really enjoyed the balcony and awesome view. Had a fabulous breakfast the following morning and loved the antique touches.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights (5-7 Oct 2016), booked the Lower Deck room on Expedia for about USD146/night including breakfast. Location is in a nice residential area on a hill. Warm welcome upon arrival, staff helped with luggage to room. The Lower Deck room is very spacious, well kept and love the soothing decor. A lot of nice little details and touches,...

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summermagic2015, Manager at The Boat House, responded to this review

Hi There Thank you so much for the indepth review of A Boathouse. It is wonderful to see how the guest experiences their visit. Baboons are occasionally a problem in the area. However, this new baboon patrolling is a new thing in the area. I haven't heard of it yet. I was under the impression that these baboon patrollers were...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous and the pictures on their website really doesn't do them any justice. The boat house is beautiful with stunning views. Service is awesome and Elisa is so sweet and welcoming. They had cute little cupcakes for us in our room which was a nice touch. Their breakfast which was included in the price was also good.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. Very welcoming and friendly staff, made us feel very at home and relaxed. Stunning place to say with views from all the rooms overlooking the bay. Great breakfast including continental and cooked breakfasts. Plus the home made muffins were delicious!! Would definitely recommend as a place to stay.

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summermagic2015, Manager at The Boat House, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review. We loved having you here and look forward to your next visit - whenever it happens!

Baden, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the very charming decorated "Capitains cabin" and really enjoyed our stay in The Boat House. Very friendly and very obliging service - thank you very much! Perfect place for different tours to the cap and False Bay.

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Rhondda Cynon Taff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely perfect, stunning views, staff are fantastic and very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast is the best ever. Didn't want to leave. My teenage children loved it. Short walk into Simonstown and very close to boulders beach where the penguins walk past you while sunbathing

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first stop in SA after arriving from UK. Fantastic venue, great views, décor all ship shape (forgive the pun) but most of all the owners and staff very welcoming The fish and chip eatery on the pier is a must

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the beautiful Red Hill Mountains, overlooking False Bay, this guest house offers elegantly decorated rooms with balconies and free Wi-Fi. It features an indoor, solar-heated pool and BBQ facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boat House

Address: 25 Dolphin Way | Simonskloof, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range: ₹ 5,394 - ₹ 9,118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boat House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We have stayed in both the room with a king size bed and sea view and the luxury double room a sea view, both on the upper deck”
SOSSilkeborg, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are more private”
Alexis_AJB, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms are better (more sun for longer on the balconies) Don't miss Geraldine's home baking which is available all day 😀”
ayecee, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All roms seem nice”
bj_rnjanm, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“best views!!”
, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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