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Magellan's Passage

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3 Meryl Road | Seaforth Sound, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
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1 room 1 adult
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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights here in January. We had the loft room which had a private deck and amazing views over the bay however we didn't get to use it as it was incredibly windy while we were there. The staff were brilliant, especially Darwin, the manager, along with James and Samuel. We decided to have dinner in one evening... More 

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Burford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Magellan’s Passage is a modern boutique hotel perched on the hills above Simon’s Town. This eco designed property is not to be confused with other hotels in this area. It has superior accommodation and that all important personal service that is only found in top end boutique hotels. All rooms are fabulously appointed with a combination of minimalist design and... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magellan's Passage is an extraordinary B&B with exquisite rooms and small suites. Darwin oversees the property and is the Chef Extraordinaire! The staff is warm, friendly and always there to assist. High above Simon's Town the views are breathtaking. Darwin will also prepare wonderful dinners at your request! Home away from home with great perks!

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a small one and not with huge services but the personal is probably the best what I have experienced- fabulos. You really feel that you are welcome.Very intimate and qood quality. The breakfest with five person to serve and just two of us was almost embarrassing, positively. Our last day in Holiday and something to remember. Thank... More 

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Thank Andrus_555
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing B&B with a great view of False Bay. Darwin, the General Manager and his team are the most friendly and helpful people you will ever find. Great service. Wonderful breakfast. Just love the place and Simon's Town is a great town to visit.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful B and B, superb location overlooking the bay and 500 meters away from the famous South African penguin colony. The staff managed by Darwain could not be more friendly or helpful. Fantastic bedroom and great en suite facilities. Really great breakfast a wonderful way to start our South African experience and only 45 mins from Cape Town.... More 

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Thank Michael J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful designed, tastefully decorated and professionally managed by Darwin and his team (special thanks to James, Samuel and Loyd). We have stayed in many B&Bs, some highly recommended by Tripadvisor, but Magellan's Passage, by far, lived-up to its outstanding rating! Thank you!

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved this gem of a B&B. The view of the ocean was breathtaking, breakfast was incredibly delicious, service was fantastic and Darwin was the best host! We were walking distance to Boulder Beach where you can go on the beach with African penguins.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Made to feel welcome and right at home by the team at Magellan's. All the rooms are reminiscent of a cruise ship. They will cook dinner for you if you let them know in advance. We had reserved 3 rooms, once of which had been recently flooded, they had made other arrangements for a room at the Mariner House. Provided... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Magellan's Passage was nothing short of five stars. We stayed in the ocean view suite. (If in your budget, I highly recommend staying in the suite.) This room offers incredible views with a large balcony overlooking the ocean. We woke up to whales playing in the ocean! The room itself has every amenity you possible could need, as well as... More 

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