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Boulders Beach Lodge

4 Boulders Place Boulders Beach Simons Town 7975, Simon's Town, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Paternoster, South Africa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What not to expect: friendly welcome, helpful staff, clean bathroom, cutlery, fresh linen, warm room. What to expect: a beautiful lodge left to fall to pieces, penguins. With some love and attention this place could be amazing, but it is clear that the owners and staff no longer care.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay with friendly staff, a great breakfast and dining area and a super location for the Penguins and for using as a base to tour around the Cape. Their was ample space in the unit for three or four.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unwelcoming receptionist who treated us as an inconvenience. We were told a family room was available despite the fact we had booked different rooms. She was reluctant to show us the other rooms and said that they weren't clean. Our room was tired and looked as though it had her cleaned in a hurry with an old cup of coffee... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The worst experience during an otherwise wonderful visit to. Cape Town I booked three rooms for two nights but the accommodation was so terrible. Cold and penguin noisy that we used only two rooms and stayed for one sleepless night checking out the following morning At least my grands did see the Penguins the only saving grace. Incidentally no refunds... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We spent 2 nights at the lodge in July. It was quiet and peaceful and our stay was very cozy and comfortable.The staff were very friendly and helpful. Very convenient having the restaurant just downstairs and located right on boulders beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We arranged for a late check in and our room was open and ready for us when we got there. I knew there would be African Penguins - but I was happily surprised there was a pair with three babies in down living under the steps up to our room. They are rather loud and you do smell bird poo... More 

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Elmwood Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The room was very comfortable and clean. The hotel has a penguin nest right under the steps for the rooms in the second floor rear. The hotel owner is very concern with the preservation of the penguin. The parking lot in front of the hotel is next to a penguin breeding conservation program. One can get to see the penguins... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I really liked this hotel: it was situated right near the penguins, which is great. It's also well managed and checkin / checkout was made very easy. The place was clean and comfy, and reasonable value. The included breakfasts were also quite good. I would recommend to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This lodge is literally on top of the Boulders Beach Penguin colony. There were penguins nesting under the stairs leading to our room. This is the place for the die hard penguin lover. The lodge rooms are rustic beach style. room 15 has a view of the ocean. this is not a luxury resort by any means, but who cares... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Best service ever, claen kind helpfull! Best tips to explore the area. Food is Fantastic. And the prices are low. Really à Good place, with the only windfree beach in the area! With all Those Fantastic pinguïns around you! Is nearby cape town! You must visie this place

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