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Klosterneuburg, Austria
Reviewed 14 July 2016

was frequent guest for long periods last 4 yrs, summer 2016 (Jan. and Feb.) cottage robbed 3 times, Dec. 2015 previous guests also had been robbed but i was not informed. It was very important to manager to keep this quite. the owner promised to eventually have burgler bars and other security measures installed but, as of July 2016 this...

2Thank sherryscherzer
Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We stayed at Bosky Dell in the quite season of the year. We were the only people on the property apart from the support staff. Wonderfully quiet. Sipping wine in the late afternoon and listening to the penguins preparing to go to bed was the highlight of every day. The view of the bay is wonderful from the property. The...

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Bosky Del is old and wonderfully beautiful with the ocean's smell and blue/turquoise colours right in front of you and the lovely hoarse sound of the penguins a constant reminder of how privileged we are to live in such a beautiful country.

Thank Tebra
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Staying at Bosky dell in Simon's Town was the highlight of our one month holiday in South Africa. The grounds are situated right behind boulder's Beach, where the penguins are. There is a path from the garden leading Down to the beach. You have to pay an admission (day tickets 60 rand, 30 for kids) to enter the beach itself,...

1Thank TSchimmell
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We stayed in the Stables for 5 nights. Loved every moment. Don't expect luxury, there are plenty upmarket places in Simonstown for that. If it's simple clean accommodation right next to the beach and friendly staff, Bosky Dell is the place to go. We have found our permanent choice of accommodation in Simonstown.

2Thank SantieQ
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We cannot stay away! Bosky Dell is an old colonial house which has been converted into a number of basic self catering units. They are not posh but they are clean and have character with delightful staff to look after them. We always try to stay in the Stables which is a double studio. The view is fantastic overlooking the...

1Thank Valerie C
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2015

The main house at Boskey Dell is, as one of the other reviewers says, a 'hidden gem' in Boulders. It is one of the oldest houses there and feels like the home of a comfortably off auntie. Its a holiday home not a luxury hotel suite. The luxury that it offers comes not in the decor, the towels or soaps...

1Thank Indradl
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We spent a night here in Unit B, for six people. A beautiful location, yes, although the unit had no view. Spotlessly clean, yes, though not in the best state of repair. However, for a self catering place it is hopelessly underequipped. A one cup plunger fir six people? Scant serving dishes? No barbecue equipment (very strange for South Africa)?...

5Thank 1marbil23
Cape Town
Reviewed 1 August 2013

I loved this spot..Will definitely recommend and be back. I found Bosky Dell to be a great self catering option if you're wanting to explore Cape Town's Southern peninsula or just wanting time out in a beautiful place. It's just outside of Simonstown and beyond the railway line so you'll need a car. It's more about position than boutique accomodation....

3Thank windspring
Reviewed 25 February 2013

My husband and I rented the main house so that we were in walking distance of our wedding ceremony (Windmill Beach) and reception (Blue Horizon). Well what a great choice we made! Ros and her team at Bosky were nothing short of delightfully warm and accommodating. The house was HUGE and so quaint our relatives were blown away by its...

1Thank CarlykinsGX

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Address: 5 Grant Avenue, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Bosky Dell South Africa/Cape Town
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“least secure is the coach house”
 of 5 bubbles sherryscherzer, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We fully enjoyed staying in the 2 bedroom A Cottage. It had a bathtub. The views were lovely. All cottages (except one) have ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles TSchimmell, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The Stables . Suitable for a couple, has a private little terrace at the back door, stunning sea views from the bed.”
 of 5 bubbles SantieQ, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Not all units have a sea view, check before booking if this is wanted. All units have a semi private garden space.”
 of 5 bubbles Valmol, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The main house has the views. It has an internal door to one of the upstairs apartments so for larger groups or families, you can book both together.”
 of 5 bubbles Indradl, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
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