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The Boat House

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25 Dolphin Way | Simonskloof, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Such a gem in Simon's Town. Therese & her staff are incredible! The views are spectacular. Arrived & got served delicious coffee & freshly baked cake. Their attention to detail & making your stay memorable makes them one of my top Guesthouses to visit. We loved every moment of it! Thank you Therese & Ludwig.

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Adelaide, South Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! The Boathouse just blew us away as soon as we walked in the door- this guesthouse exudes ambience- amazing décor, superb hospitality, lots of little extra touches that make you feel special. Luxury accommodation at a very reasonable cost , with a superb view over False Bay. We so wish could have stayed here forever! There is absolutely nothing... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

..as the first stay on a 2 week vacation this had to be good and it was..indeed, it was brilliant..the staff were excellent..the food was lovely..the view from our room magical, taking in the town as well as the vast coastline..although the pool is a little small it allowed necessary, holiday exercise..the décor of the whole building was fantastic, reminding... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay there for three nights. The hosts offered us tea/fresh fruit juice almost every time they saw us. The house has three bright lounges facing the false bay. Stunning view when you walk in. Each room is named after a boat thing. I think all of their rooms have a sun deck and a seaview. Enjoy cup... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

there is only one word to express our feelings in the Boats house.: WAW!!!! It is a real dream. no other place is able to top this location. Geraldine a her staff gives you the feeling to be the most important guest. Thank you !

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Norfolk, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We spent 3 nights here and can only say if you are wondering whether to go and stay don't hesitate. The owners and staff do everything they can to make sure your stay with them is a great experience. Our room was beautiful, as was breakfast, and the view just amazing. It was a great base to explore the area.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My parents and I stayed at The Boat House for two nights .. it is such a beautiful place! We got blown away not only by the nicely decorated rooms, the view, the divine breakfast but also by the great hospitality! especially Geraldine makes you feel like home with her charm and humor. After we left Simons Town we travelled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Left this morning after two delightful nights, wish we had booked a longer stay. The owners go out of their way to provide guests with every conceivable extra to make the stay pleasurable. Breakfast was amazing, tasty & well presented. Staff wonderful, an asset to any business. Thank You for a truly fantastic experience, hope to visit again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Clean comfortable accommodation, with superb views and very helpful owners and staff. This has to be one of the best B&Bs we've every stayed in. We've stay in the Cape Town area on a couple of other occasions and were very glad we chose Simon's Town this time - it has everything, great scenery, good access to the Cape, a... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

When I booked this B&B I knew it was lovely due to the pictures and reviews in trip advisor, but I had no idea it could actually be one of the best places I've ever stayed. Each corner is carefully decorated, all the details are taken care of and the hosts are absolutely amazing. Breakfast is delicious, we were received... More 

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