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The Boat House

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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You couldn't ask for friendlier hosts and staff. This is a gem of a B&B, with fantastic views over false bay. It is a few minutes from town by car, and a safe walk into town and back as long as you don't mind a steep hill (drink some fabulous South African wine in one of the restaurants and it... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My wife and I had a delightful stay at The Boat House for three nights in December. We used Simonstown as our base for exploring the marvellous park on the Cape Peninsula. The owners really put themselves out to make this place charming, homey and comfortable. There is a pool in a cavernous room, and a very interesting space it... More 

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23 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The house, the hosts, the rooms, the view, the breakfast, the staff... just every detail about the guesthouse is wonderful. It is one of those places where you wish to come back for another stay. Its a good base for exploring the cape (including Hout Bay) and all the (wider) area around False Bay. Really amazing house and friendly people!... More 

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Just returned from 10 Fantastic nights at the Boathouse. It is a stunning property with the most fantastic views over the Bay and Marina. The rooms are very modern and spotlessly clean and the attention to detail is faultless. The breakfast was a real highlight with a choice of various freshly cooked to order options with endless fresh Coffee or... More 

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Silkeborg
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Boat House was our first stop directly from the plane from Denmark. We were tired and hungry and what a welcome. Immediately we had a fresh coffee and freshly baked muffins, just what we needed. And this was what we experienced all the time during our stay. Both hosts and staff were very great people who did their utmost... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Everything is so perfect,really beautiful view,comfortable room,delicious breakfast. The house is decorated in a marine style.There are beautiful decorations everywhere.Pictures on the wall tell us the story of the owners.The entertainment room is big.There are lots of activities you can take part in.You will not feel bored when you stay in the house.We have very kind and lovely staff to... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The staff was very friendly. They had excellent service! The room was beautiful with views of the ocean from the large deck. I loved the decor throughout the house. The breakfast in the morning was also really good! I would love to go back and stay longer

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was one of the best places I've ever stayed at. Lovely view, beautifully decorated rooms, very neat and excellent service. The breakfast was to die for. This house deserves a definite 10 out of 10.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Wonderful place to stay. Couldn't get better. The house is very cosy and nicely decorated. The views both from the dinning room and from the bedroom are amazing. We stayed in the Queen's bedroom, which is spacious, very clean and it has everything you need. There is a welcome book in each room with very useful information such as recommended... More 

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Address: 25 Dolphin Way | Simonskloof, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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