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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perched high up on a hill, more like a bird house than a boathouse, this beautifully designed b and b is a great stop off point on the way to see the penguins at boulders and further a field to cape point. It's easily accessible by car, but might be less so by foot as it is up a hill.... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"A Boat House " is indeed a boat house. The location is perfect. It is a vantage point to view the horizon of False bay. The architecture and interior design of the hotel is that of a real boat. The warm reception given by the owners and staff coupled with the good food is an experience I would always want... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a super stay! Rooms were so wonderfully decorated, impeccably clean and super homely. Gorgeous views. Extra little touch of home baked muffins waiting for us was over and above. Natalie was a very caring person who made us feel so welcome. Therese and Ludwig were extremely friendly hosts who pointed us in the right direction for great dining in... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfy accommodation in a family-run place with friendly, excellent service (good advice on restaurants/ further travel; tea brought out onto the balcony on arrival). And stunning views over the bay.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Simons town is a picture perfect coastal town with A Boat House as a real gem. We were blown away by the beautiful rooms and amazing balcony views. The owners and staff are extremely friendly and accommodating. Making us diner reservations and giving driving tips during our trip. The breakfast at A Boat House was one of the best we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This little oasis is a great stop on the garden route having seen the Penguins at Boulders Bay. There's no need to venture out unless you want a nice meal at the Lighthouse as The Boat House caters for every need and Geraldine and staff are absolutely fabulous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is one of those places that truly deserves its top spot on tripadvisor, and if you're heading to Simonstown (and you should be, as we found it a great little spot to spend a few days on our travels in S.A) then you should definitely choose this place for all sorts of reasons. Spectacular views of the bay (at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Stunning location overlooking the Navy and the entire vista of False Bay - view to die for! Excellent breakfast and luxurious accommodation. Hosts and staff are all friendly and interesting. I would highly recommend this BandB! It has 6 rooms available all decorated in a sailing theme. There is an inside swimming pool, pool table and bar area downstairs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

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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