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Residence William French Guest House

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Overview
44 Dorries Drive, Simon's Town 7975 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the best time at this amazing guest house. William welcomed us warmly, and we immediately felt at home in this gorgeous home. The decor is so beautifully done, simple and tasteful, but so stylish, as only a Frenchman can do seemingly effortlessly. The...More

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Response from WilliamFrench111, Manager at Residence William French Guest HouseResponded 2 days ago

Dear Yvonne, Thank you very much for your stunning review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that everything was above your expectations. We hope that you may visit soon again. Warm regards, William

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Fantastic accommodation coupled with a great host which happens to be one of the best cheffs I have met. William, you are the epitome of a host. Never have I had the opportunity to meet someone who knows what hosting is about. If...More

Thank Mike v
Response from WilliamFrench111, Manager at Residence William French Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mike, Thank you so much for the fantastic review, I feel very humble. We enjoyed hosting you and looking forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards, William

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We may only live ten minutes away but our night at Residence William French was just the tonic we needed. Everything is perfect from the rooms, to the food, to the service, to the views and pool. William and Lynette are a great team and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous stay we had at William French’s Guest House. William and Lynette were the perfect hosts, he has created an amazing living space for his guests, like a palace! Beautiful decor and furniture. We were made very welcome from the minute we arrived,...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I would just like to thank Janine and William for an amazing stay that we had a few Months ago. I've stayed in a few places in Simonstown however, the Penthouse of William French is absolutely Amazing, Spacious and has Breathtaking Views.

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Perched on the hill, just above the famous Boulders Beach and its famous penguins colony, Residence William French offers 5 ensuite bedrooms, 4 of them with magnificent views of the ocean and false bay. The ...More host, William, lives on the premises and looks after his guests as if they were friends or family visiting him. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Golf course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$71 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Residence William French Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$71 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Residence William French Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
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Traveler (90)
Room & Suite (33)
Pool & Beach (21)
Dining (13)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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roger j
July 18, 2017|
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Response from WilliamFrench111 | Property representative |
OMG!! You are organised!! You certainly can do that. You just need to let me know which room you are interested in. More info on my website, the rates are not yet done for 2020 but will be approximately 10% above next year... More
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wholt13
February 20, 2017|
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Response from NazeemCole | Reviewed this property |
Access is fairly easy. Located on Dorries Drive which winds up towards the mountain, you take a short steep driveway up to the parking area and then a flight of stairs to the front door. Hope that helps.
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"Room on the base floor for best pool access"
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"King Size, top floor suite - wonderful"
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"Very happy with the upstairs suite"
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"The rooms were lovely and quiet."
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