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4 Boulders Place Boulders Beach Simons Town 7975, Simon's Town, South Africa
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Boulders Beach Lodge
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Simon's Town
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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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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very much 'by the sea' and the penguins - one came up during the evening to my daughter's and my delight. Courteous, flexible and responsive staff - added a day and upgraded our room to a self-serve facilities without asking. Georgeous sun and views from the restaurant. On the other hand, some maintenance challenges - lights, peeling paint, that should... More

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my husband and I’s 8th wedding anniversary and we traveled with two of our friends and visited South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, and Kenya. We ended up booking our entire stay with the exception of Cape Town through AfricanMecca whom I will review separately. I chose Boulders Beach Lodge because of the resident penguins. After a bit of back... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here for one night solely because of the penguins. We were not disappointed on that front as the hotel is adjacent to boulders beach and there were even a pair or two of penguins in the courtyard. Beware - during mating season (maybe all the time) the penguins are very loud, including at night. Besides the penguins, our... More

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Takoma park MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nice hotel, great location. Biggest downside is that at night the penguins are LOUD! When I stayed at the hotel, a pair had taken up residence on the hotel's patio and the braying was super loud. It's cool to be kept awake by a penguin, but still I was kept awake....

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Seattle
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43 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A great location, quiet and peaceful, good sea sounds through the night. Plenty of penguins (plus their odd noises) which were great. Room clean and well serviced. Breakfast excellent, especially with the view and parade of penguins. Would return.

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Metamora, Mi.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This rustic hotel is located right next to the entrance to the penguin colony. The food at the restaurant is good and reasonably priced. There's a cute gift shop with a giant penguin standing guard. Although the gift shop inside the park offers many more items. The night we arrived we were thrilled to see a penguin hopping up the... More

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South London
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102 reviews 102 reviews
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed here as part of my birthday trip with my partner and booked the upper deck rooms - and I really liked it! I'd recommend these over the lower as they allow a lot more light in and catch the late afternoon sun on the balcony. The location is directly on boulders beach boardwalk entrance and you can see penguins... More

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Paarl, South Africa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed at the Boulders Beach for a friend's birthday on the evening of the 1 st of February 2014.We payed extra to have a room with a sea view,but the only way you get to see the sea from that room is outside on the platform before you go in.I feel this is misleading and would not have paid... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Well, what more can I say, but our time there was perfect !The rooms were very nice, and clean. All the towels and linen is new. Annie, was very helpful, and all the other staff friendly. Fantastic breakfast everday, so I can't wait for our next time there !

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Antwerp, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Location is oke and the food very good. But ... because of the pinguins in the garden right next to the rooms you can't sleep because of the noise they produce! They let us pay after dinner and we complained the next morning. The management promissed to react to us but we never heard something! 50% of the price would... More

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Additional Information about Boulders Beach Lodge

Address: 4 Boulders Place Boulders Beach Simons Town 7975, Simon's Town, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Boulders Beach Hotel Simon`s Town
Boulders Beach Lodge Cape Town, South Africa

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