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Mariner Guesthouse

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Breathtaking sea views of False Bay - Walk to restaurants and beaches! Custom built on the mountainside above the harbour in historical Simon's Town, Mariner Guesthouse offers 4 Star luxury accommodation at affordable rates. The spacious en-suite bedrooms offer world-class facilities for B&B and self-catering. As an owner-run establishment, we are able to be flexible and accommodating to our guests' needs and can offer a standard of service that is exceptional and personal. AWARDS AND ACCREDITATION: TripAdvisor certificate of excellence Official Supporter of the WTM World Responsible Tourism TGCSA 4 Star Grading Cape Town Tourism Membership PLACES TO VISIT: Simon's Town offers the best of both worlds. Just minutes away from hiking trails, beaches and other outdoor activities, including Cape Point (Cape of Good Hope) and Boulders Beach African Penguin Colony, while also within an hour’s drive from shopping centers, sport stadiums and the Cape Town International Airport.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Harbour View
Bay View
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Beautiful guest house located overlooking the harbour with splendid views. Ideally located for Boulders Beach and Cape Peninsular. Our room was extremely comfortable with balcony and table and chairs. Breakfast beautifully prepared, staff all extremely helpful with lots of
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The Mariner is a very comfortable Guesthouse with very friendly staff. The breakfast bar and menu has a wide and well prepared choice of foods cooked to order. Our room had a small balcony overlooking the harbour, it had an effective ceiling mounted fan but no a/c (some rooms do
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We returned to the Mariner this year having stayed there in 2017. It really is the perfect place to stay, so comfortable and welcoming. We have now stayed in 3 different rooms and all are brilliantly equipped and beautifully decorated. Breakfast is fantastic and is cooked to
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You will pay more for a room here than other places in Simon Town but the room, breakfast and view are top notch, especially the deck view over the naval base and the larger harbor . The guesthouse was completely rebuilt and is managed by Lesile the owner. The only drawback is
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Our stay at Mariner Guesthouse in quiet Simon’s Town just outside of Cape Town was a pretty central location to go see all the sites in this part of this beautiful country. We travelled to Cape Point, Table Mountain, the lovely coastal beaches, vineyards ,mountains and quaint
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Patio from dining area
Hi Nellie, at this stage we will be able to accommodate. Please e-mail us to send you a quote.
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I would think they would. I would ask them directly.
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Hi there, yes, the Family Unit is ideal for families like yours. The rooms are spacious and inter-leading, each with its own facilities. We can easily add an extra kiddies-bed for your 3 year old. You are welcome to add on breakfast. Your 3-year old will eat for free. For the rest of the family it will be R130 per person for a full breakfast, which I can assure you is worth it! :) Kind regards, Liesel Owner - Mariner Guesthouse
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Hi there, The Executive rooms are not air conditioned, but they have panel heaters and ceiling fans. These rooms also have sea-facing balconies with a cool breeze that is normally present. Simon's Town has very moderate temperatures, so depending on the time of year you are planning to visit, this might be a consideration. Our Sail Rooms and Superior Room all have air conditioners. I will tell you more in your next question. Best regards, Liesel Owner - Mariner Guesthouse Simon's Town
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Hi again, Thank you for your interest in accommodation at Mariner Guesthouse in Simon's Town, Cape Town. MARINER GUESTHOUSE is a 4-star guesthouse built above the harbour with breathtaking sea views across False Bay. We are within walking distance of quaint shops, restaurants, beaches and Boulders Penguin Colony. Mariner Guesthouse offers style, comfort and friendly hospitality! As mentioned in my reply to your previous question, our Sail and Superior Rooms are air conditioned. Here is more information on these rooms: SAIL ROOMS (25Sq m): These rooms have either a Queen Size bed, or twin beds, both with an en-suite shower bathroom. The Sail Rooms are tastefully decorated, with a light and spacious feel, and lovely views from large windows to complement. No balcony. SUPERIOR ROOM (42sq m): This room is very spacious with crystal chandeliers, a timber-hewn four poster bed and luxurious linen. The room features a full bathroom with an extra large bath & shower, and double basins. The private balcony will be the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine while enjoying the panoramic ocean views! Other features & facilities include: - Free Wi-Fi and satellite TV with DSTV - Complimentary evening shuttle to restaurants - Bar fridge with tea/coffee facilities - Microwave - Air-conditioning - Lapa/barbeque area available to our guests - Off-street parking - Rooms serviced daily - Dinner/snack platters/picnic baskets on request - Panoramic sea views Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or other requirements. I would like to assure you of our best efforts to make your stay at Mariner Guesthouse an enjoyable one! Kind regards, Liesel Coetzer Mariner Guesthouse Simon's Town
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"Best views at front, built on different levels so there are stairs."
"ask for front deck room"
"Room #1 is nice (with a kitchenette) and right off the common area, but it was also quiet."
"Ask for a room with the best view"
"Ask for rooms that face the bay."
US$101 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownSimon's Town
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