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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent guest house. Rooms were comfortable and clean and the breakfast room/lounge was the gem in the property with amazing views over the harbour and ocean whilst enjoying a fabulous breakfast every day. All the staff were very friendly and helpful; thank you all for making our stay so enjoyable. PS. one (minor!) suggestion...that he indoor pool is heated to...

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at A Boat House for three nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very comfortable room, stunning views from our balcony. Friendly and helpful owner and staff, and delicious breakfasts! Meticulous attention to detail - loved the nautical theme throughout! Would certainly recommend.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very happy time. Will be a great memory of our 11 year anniversary. Very friendly staff. Very clean and neat with great attention to detail. We took a short but steep walk to the town for excellent coffee and cake at a local shop. Thank you so much!!

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I recently spent an evening here for our 10th wedding Anniversary. We had such an amazing time and felt really welcome. All the staff are awesome and friendly and every detail has been thought of from the layout and the decor in the rooms to the breakfast in the morning. We will definitely be back again soon.

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Kent
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We only spent one night at A Boat House, but I could have quite happily stayed more. Very friendly owners and staff, a well appointed bedroom with a fabulous view. Good breakfast and a very comfy bed.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Our stay at The Boat House was one of our best memories of our trip in South Africa! We stayed there three nights and we would have stay longer! The warm welcome of the hosts and of all the members of the personnel, the room which was so beautiful and quiet, the wonderful view of the sea from all the...

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Retford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Fabulous place run by very friendly people. Attention to detail everywhere you looked, great location overlooking the harbor, really nice room, exceptionally clean and comfortable. Only stayed for the one night as a stopover but could easily have relaxed there much longer

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Innsbruck, Austria
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great staff, good taste, unbelievable view, they care for details. BRAVO! The decoration of the house is unique. It feels like visiting good friends. The location is ideal for excursions. Restaurants are near. Breakfast overlooking False Bay.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Everything was tastefull and in very good shape, Polite, charming and helpful owners and staff. Luxury at an afordable price, Excellent breakfast. Lovely furniture and very good bed. Free cake and drinks in the afternoon.

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Avignon, France
Reviewed 19 November 2016

everything is perfect: location and style of the venue, room (not large but enough), equipment, breakfast, advices for hikes and visits; and we will easily reach Cape Point before the coaches and cars coming from cape Town.

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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: £68 - £117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Boat House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All roms seem nice”
 of 5 bubbles bj_rnjanm, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“best views!!”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in The Upper Deck, which was great. Didn't see other rooms, so can't comment.”
 of 5 bubbles YGYW, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They are all great!”
 of 5 bubbles bungangirl, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the upper deck which was just lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles gillianleach, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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