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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Talk about a home away from home. Our hosts couldn't have been more hospitable and accommodating. They are also very knowledgeable about the area and its people. Moonglow is ideally situated on the side of a hill overlooking the bay affording spectacular views and there are plenty of fantastic restaurants within easy reach. A great spot to return home to...

Thank Suzi S
Moonglow2905, Owner at Moonglow Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was lovely having you to stay for such a long time which enabled you to experience our lovely area more fully. Hope to see you again in South Africa or Australia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gillian and Glyn made us feel part of the family and we soon found points of contact, like people know in common. The site is perched on a hillside with fabulous views of False Bay, and I got good sunrise photos. The room was very comfortable and we had access to a deck. We would like to go back there....

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Reviewed December 3, 2016

Spectacular view of the ocean from the bedroom balcony. First class hospitality! The home-made apricot jam at breakfast must be packaged and sent to invade grocery stores. I loved every minute spent at Moonglow. Thabiso

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Reviewed December 2, 2016

Our room was at the end of the house so had double aspect windows with superb views of the mountains you can see on the hotel's photo.The bedroom decor is stunning with beautiful detail on the ceramic sinks in the en suite bathrooms. The communal living area was very welcoming and homely and there was a bar area for our...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed November 5, 2016

stunning view, lovely host, delicious breakfast... a wonderful place for a breakout of the busyness of the mother city. relaxing on the balcony day & night, struck by the wonder of a golden moon over false bay or a breathtaking sunrise - if you are in search of an accomodation that makes you feel very much at home, this is...

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Moonglow2905, Manager at Moonglow Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We enjoy our guests as much as they enjoy staying here. We wish we could order the moon and the whales for everyone who stays here. They are such special experiences.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed October 27, 2016

This stay overlooks the sea from on high. The climb by car is OK and parking can be found. Great room and breakfast and congenial hosts. Our room was on suite bathroom, but check as not sure all rooms are ?.

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Moonglow2905, Manager at Moonglow Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive and kind reviews. We enjoy having our guests to stay and making them feel at home as much as possible. All our bedrooms do have on suite bathrooms. 4 out of the 6 rooms have direct access onto the balcony and 2 rooms have a sea view. There are multiple exits throughout the house for...

malveira da serra, portugal
Reviewed September 8, 2016

We stayed for four nights and enjoyed every minute. Always warmth welcome by the host's sister and her two helpful staff, this is a stunning house up on the hill overlooking the sea and all of False Bay. Extremely tasteful decoration, superb room conditions, rich and fresh breakfast, you could not find a better home. This was really superb and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

An excellent stay at the Moonglow. Great views of the sea, friendly welcome and excellent breakfast. I would definitely recommend it if you are looking for somewhere to stay in or near Simonstown. Just make sure you don't burn your clutch out going up the hill

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We spent 3 nights and we could not have found a better home for us. Gillian and her sister and Glynn are relaxed but ever caring and welcoming hosts. We loved the sunny balcony with its amazing views, wonderful breakfasts and a warm atmosphere. Oh yes, and not to forget the crispy, white percale linen...loved it! Thanks for a wonderful...

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Moonglow2905, Owner at Moonglow Guest House, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to have you to stay. thank you for the lovely review

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 12, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at this guesthouse in an amazing location overlooking the bay just outside Simonstown. Huge balconies, comfortable rooms, excellent breakfasts. Had all the friendliness and inclusiveness of a family home without any lack of privacy for the guests.. This place felt like a really positive 21st century South Africa, hugely optimistic. Gillian, family and staff were...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moonglow is situated on the slopes of the mountain overlooking False Bay and the historical town of Simon's Town. With easy access to all of Cape Town and Western Cape Main attractions enjoy this relaxed environment with original artworks everywhere. A full English breakfast is served in the dining room which also has an uninterrupted views over the bay where you might see a whale or a submarine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moonglow Guest House

Address: 7 Bennetts Close | Cairnside, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range: $89 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Moonglow Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The end corner room affords more privacy”
  • View from balcony
 of 5 bubbles 273suzis, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ground floor corner room offers the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles , Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms at the end of the house facing Simonstown”
 of 5 bubbles KathyChellew, Dec 2, 2016 | Read review
“Pay for a view, it will be worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles davejen111, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“rooms are equally superb, although those located in upper floor have a deck outside each room and with better views”
 of 5 bubbles miguelf410, Sep 8, 2016 | Read review
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