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Mariner Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   12 Harbour Heights Close, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 32 Simon's Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent accommodation well located with easy access to the main road. Good serves and facilities offered. Flexible and variety for breakfast. with a dinner option available, the food is very good. The facility has the most beautiful views of the ocean, if your room is on the ocean side.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at Mariner. It was fabulous. The views are stunning of the harbor- beautiful ocean views! The bathrooms are modern and the room was nicely decorated with a private balcony with an ocean view. The room we were in also had a small sink, microwave and fridge which was great as we had our 2 small kids... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, lovely guest house, excellent value for money. The best breakfast ever had at a guest house, the variety of options is so good. The view from all the rooms is excellent! Will recommend The Mariner to anyone.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

quiet, comfortable guest house with a great view of the bay. Our room was spacious, comfortable with a lovely en suite bathroom. breakfast was great and the communal living room was terrific, especially when the log fire was burning in the evenings! made to feel welcome by the owner and a great place to explore the Cape from if you... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

If I was ever going to open by own B&B - and the thought crosses my mind every time I'm stuck on the subway - I was use Mariner's as a example of how to do everything just right. The attention to detail and customer service was exemplary. This hotel was chosen for me by the agents at African Eco-Shark... More

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Goodwood, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It was really a great experience to stay at such a gem. It was very tranquil and relaxing. We only realised there were other guests the morning when we went for breakfast. Thank you Tania for making our stay so special.

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Friendly and helpful staff. Well appointed room and bathroom with totally awesome view of the bay. Your every need is catered for and nothing was too much trouble for the hosts. Well located to reach all the sights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

As a guesthouse owner not far away we decided to get away from our own guesthouse for the weekend with our children. We were highly impressed with the staff, fabulous breakfasts, lovely comfortable rooms and sensational views! Well done on a wonderful guesthouse, we will certainly recommend you to all

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We try get to this establishment once a year when we can, like always we enjoy the service, view and tranquility of our stay. The view over the Simons Town Naval base whilst having breakfast is awesome as well as the ocean beyond that.

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Benitachell, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Very well kept and fabulous location. The view was great. Parking was a bit of a problem when the place was full. It was nice to sit out on the balcony but that could do with a bit more weather proofing, though we are sure it will be great as it is in the summer! Nice attention to little details.... More

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Address: 12 Harbour Heights Close, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mariner Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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