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The Boat House

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Randburg
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view over Simonstown and False Bay is magnificent. Just a pity the road in front is very noisy. The property is not fenced off from the road below and could be a security issue. The breakfast area is very well situated with views over the bay

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Rafz, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Fabulous place, super well decorated place, great view, very nice rooms, super friendly owner, ultra great breakfast. Also well situated. We loved it! Also very adorable this is a 5* at the price of a 4* :-)

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you very much (and your staff) for beeing such a perfectly helpful, kind and impressive host to my little travel group. They had a really great time at your beautiful and lovely decorated House!

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Silkeborg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our second experience with this cute B&B. We stayed for 4 days on our arrival in South Africa. The staff is really very nice and helpful. There is complimentary cake and coffee every day in the sitting area as well as a nice sherry. Breakfast is really good. The whole place shows great attention to details. The room...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very neat and comfortable bed and breakfast place that offers quality but simple services and facilities. Everything was spick and span and the staff were all courteous and friendly. The view from the rooms is awesome and it was relaxing to sit and enjoy some refreshments on the deck.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top location with achingly wonderful views.. the boathouse was a real find on our tour of SA. Carlos welcomed us with a comprehensive tour of the facilities and then left us to it. Only had one night but could easily have stayed on.. the attention to detail throughout was truly amazing.. It's a tough climb back up the hill to...

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you arrive in Simon's Town by train, take a taxi to the Boat House. We decided to walk and the steep streets were challenging. After we arrived we found out that there are steps which make the walk up much shorter., but of course still steep. The balcony of our room overlooked the sea from high above. The house...

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Medbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All we can say is . If you get a chance to visit The Boat House just take it !! The rooms , staff , breakfast and views are all excellent . Just like being welcomed into someones home , which infact you are . And what a home !! We could write on and on about this venue ,...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat house breathes personality, welcome culture and dedication to details in every single corner. The interior is decorated with style and thoughtfulness and the team is more than friendly. We felt very welcome and at home.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful and clean home away from home. The staff couldn't be nicer or more helpful. Geraldine's warmth and cooking are memorable. Loved lounging on our own veranda and enjoying the views. Perfect place to stay when visiting the penguins.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: RM388 - RM675 (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”
 of 5 bubbles SOSSilkeborg, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are more private”
 of 5 bubbles 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 😀”
 of 5 bubbles ayecee, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All roms seem nice”
 of 5 bubbles bj_rnjanm, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“best views!!”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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