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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Thank liselottes70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Boat House for 2x nights in early November. We had a very pleasant stay in this comfy B&B. The view from the rooms is spectacular. The owners were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful, for example, they were able to arrange a friend's private fishing charter to take us down to Cape Point - which was a...

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Thank Kerry T
Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exceptionally charming B&B in Simon's Town. The interior of the house and the rooms is truly lovely and the service top-rate. Owner's are very knowledgeable and helpful in arranging trips, meals etc. Highly recommended.

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Basel, Schweiz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay in the Boat House a lot! The room was very cozy with a lot of nice details and a great shower. We loved to chat with the host Ludwig. The breakfast was very good and the view espacially from the main rooms upstairs where we had breakfast was absolutly stunning. Thanks a lot for this lovely...

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Lovely place at the top of a very steep hill overlooking the harbour. Comfy bed, great amenities. Some things a little on the shabby side (a picture blue tacked to the wall fell off in the middle of the night and frightened the life out of us!) Short walk to restaurants, using cut throughs, takes longer walking back because of...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

stayed here in early October whilst in the area on business. The staff are very friendly indeed and can't do enough to help you. Rooms are an excellent size and every thing you could need is catered for. Breakfast is lovely with plenty to choose from whilst enjoying a fantastic view over the bay. Next time i'm in the area,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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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: £65 - £110 (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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