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Magellan's Passage

4.0 of 5 Meryl Road, Simon's Town, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our friends had recommended Magellan's Passage and we were super excited. We weren't able to stay due to some last minute issues. The owners were flexible with us and when you are already dealing with stuff, it's a relief when hotel owners and managers are understanding.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed in Simon's Town for the last two nights of our honeymoon. The things worth seeing in Simons Town are very limited. But it's close th the cape and some nice beaches. In the middle of october the city center was pretty deserted so we bought take away for dinner on our first night. We had a very nice... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Excellent value, great view and the friendliest staff. The manager, Darwin is great and cooks well too. Ask him to make fish soup. Samuel and James are also super friendly. Located up a hill in Simons town. Bit far to walk to town (although possible) but great views over the bay. You are best off staying here when you have... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

5 star accommodation, 10 star service and 15 star views. We attended a family gathering in Simon's Town and chose Magellan's Passage with some hesitation because photos on the internet can be deceiving. But we can honestly say that this hotel is worth visiting! Darwin, James and Samuel made our stay very enjoyable and catered to all our needs. The... More 

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Bronderslev, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The hotel is wonderful and the view can't get any better. We want to say thanks to Darwin and his staff for making this stay unforgettable. If you want to have a good holiday, start at this hotel. 5 stars no doubt about that.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were visiting Capetown and wanted to spend time in Simon's Town to see Boulders Beach and Cape Point rather than travel back to Capetown. I googled places to stay and Magellans Passage, in large part because of all the great reviews, was the choice we made. Based on the great reviews we had high expectations and Darwin and the... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Can't give this place enough praise, honestly. Had just over two weeks in this hotel as was working away for business as I often do. This is the best hotel I have ever stayed in. The whole hotel is very modern and beautifully finished. The service is brilliant and attentive. The food is truly mind blowing, all super fresh and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I can't add anyting more than the other reviewers, but i will reinforce that: Darwin and the staff are wonderful; the rooms are new, clean, well kept; the view is specatular. This was a highlight of our trip. STAY HERE !!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Beautiful Rooms, breathtaking view over false bay, and peaceful surroundings. Only 2km away from restaurants and about 500m from boulders beach african penguin colony! Great service and a dinner there is a must! Big Thanks to Darwin and his colleagues for giving us a great time there!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed at Magellan's Passage during our honeymoon in December 2011. Darwin and the staff were simply incredible. My wife and I talk often talk about going back. A five star place, with a truly wonderful staff, incredible view of the water, and great location (Simon's Town, Penguin Beach, Cape of Good Hope). If you are in the Western Cape,... More 

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Address: Meryl Road, Simon's Town, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Magellan's Passage 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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