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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Indoor pool
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Microwave
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service we received was wonderful, all the staff are friendly and brilliant. All the little extras and attention to detail made the stay extra special, the decoration in the rooms and the incredible view made us wish we were staying longer. It was a...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from summermagic2015, Manager at The Boat HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. Its always special to hear back from our guests. It was wonderful hosting you guys and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at "a boat house". We chose to stay in Simon's town instead of Cape town and didn't regret this for a moment. The house is nicely decorated like a boat, and everything is ordened to the finest detail. A complementary glass...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from summermagic2015, Manager at The Boat HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your fantastic review. It was wonderful to meet all of you and get to know you a little better. We wish you all the best in your next travels. We hope to see you again sometime in the near future.

Reviewed 4 November 2018

This perfect little gem is full of so many little details that we were blown away. We were there for 1 night during our stay in Simons town. The views from our balcony were fantastic. The breakfest was fantastic and the views you get while...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

What a very nice hotel. Such friendly staff and the faclities are great. Nice free cake when we arrived. A great indoor pool. Nice terrace to sit and the breakfast is really amazing. We would stay here again with much love.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place to spend a few days. Loved the way in which this place has been designed to resemble a boat. It even had a gangplank to embark! The decor was lovely- lots of nautical themes and shabby chic furniture. Breakfast was excellent...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from summermagic2015, Manager at The Boat HouseResponded 18 October 2018

What a fantastic review. Thank you so much! We love hearing back from our guests and loved seeing what everything thinks. We loved having you here and would love to see you again in the near future.

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Erika W
9 July 2017|
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Response from Alexis_AJB | Reviewed this property |
There is parking for about 6 cars by their main entrance on Dolphin Way. It's off-street but not behind a gate (although Dolphin Way is a cul-de-sac so there isn't a lot of foot or road traffic). We walked down to Simonstown... More
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Room Tips
"The Lower Deck is exquisite!"
merielg208
22 Sep 2018
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"Our room was upper deck, had an awesome deck overlooking False Bay."
daveman71
16 Jul 2018
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"We liked the Captains Cabin"
ernststeidl
28 May 2018
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"Best views and setting Rooms on bottom floor quieter, some rooms more space a corner unit more private"
susandph
22 Apr 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$111 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownSimon's Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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