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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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  • 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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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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London
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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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Adelaide, South Australia
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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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

..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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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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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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