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Mariner Guesthouse

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12 Harbour Heights Close, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 34 Simon's Town B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
840237kd Hampshire, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful position and views over the harbour and helpful, friendly, flexible service. Would have been a 5 but had a couple of niggles: lovely room but some early morning noise from guests on shared lounge balcony right next to ours (Room 1) and spare pull out bed/couch uncomfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our biggest disappointment was that we were only staying one night. This was a fabulous bed and breakfast that our family loved. From the time we rang the bell our family was made to feel right at home. Up on the hillside overlooking Simons Town, the view of the harbor and False Bay were very special. It was an easy... More 

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the privilege of staying at the Mariner again for work - i have been here for over 30 days working - i can't comment enough on how excellent the staff is - how comfortable i feel here and how pleasant it is to be here. The owners live close and frequently stop by - always with a smile... More 

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

I have found the staff at the Mariner Guesthouse to be extremely friendly and helpful. The room, with the balcony and wonderful views were very neat, with provided all that you would need. I quite liked the "honesty bar" concept" and the facilities in the lounge areas. I will certainly be back again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel a lot and this has to be one of the best places we have ever stayed at. The staff were very friendly and the view from the hotel was amazing! Would highly recommend! Easy to find. There was a shuttle to the local town.

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

Guest house was lovely and well equipped with good room amenities. Staff were friendly and helpful, there was some sound travel between bedrooms. This being said I would stay again. Thank you Mariner staff.

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Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely guesthouse, good breackfast, nice big room, lovely people, very helpful, beautiful view on the harbour. 15-20 min walk to the boulders beach with the pinguins. A few steps to climb though, but navette available for the dinners out.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Hi there, I booked Mariner's Guesthouse based on stellar reviews on TripAdvisor. I was pleased with its decor, view and service. An elderly couple checked into the guesthouse and had trouble even getting down the stairs to reception. I was worried about them as Mariner's is high up on the hill (to capture the stunning view, of which you can... More 

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Liesel C, Owner at Mariner Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Tara, I am happy that you enjoyed our views and facilities. Thank you for your recommendations for improvements, which we always consider seriously. I would like to put these into context for other readers in my response below: HEATING: We will definitely look into fitting air-conditioners in all rooms, but honestly, the week you stayed with us was the... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

To celebrate our joint birthdays we decided to have a mini break in Simon's Town. Sharing a birthday with my daughter is already special and our one night stay at Mariner Guesthouse was the perfect treat. Beautiful views, lovely and welcoming lounge area, scrumptious breakfast and excellent service. Well worth it.

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Thank you for your lovely review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your birthday treat - so special! Best wishes and please come stay again. More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is a lovely and relaxed guesthouse with everything you need and more. Perfect to just relax with beautiful views and friendly owners and staff. We will definitely recommend this guesthouse to our friends and family and also will go back again.

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