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Moonglow Guest House

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Boksburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Lovely well sized room with gorgeous sea views and private door leading onto a communal balcony. Breakfast was great every morning and nothing was too much trouble for Gillian. Very homely atmosphere. The only negative was the wind on the balcony which made it difficult to enjoy. Perhaps a wind break on the one side should be installed or even... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review. Living on the coast we do have wind from time to time. The balcony is most enjoyable on those good days. We do have 3 lounges with large windows from which the view can be enjoyed. We hope to see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Thank you Gillian for your hospitality. We had a lovely room with bay/sea views and comfortable bed, good linen, deck with chairs, good amenities, tasty breakfast and good restaurant nearby. It was also very easy to find on the map.

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

Dear Janine Thank you so much for your review. We hope to welcome your clients in the near future With kind regards Gillian More 

Wilderness, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

great collection of red wine, wonderful breakfast with an amazing view of false bay which brought back good navy and sailing days from Simonstown. Had a wonderful stay with friendly hosts. Moonglow is the appropriate name as the moon did come up and shone across the water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Lovely location, fantastic terrace to enjoy sun rise and down and very flexible arrival and departure organization. We had a wonderful breakfast (twice) and a great overall experience. Definitely worth the visit. Hosts are lovely and very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I usually don't do guest houses, the ratings on this one was positive and it looked beautiful! The ratings were spot on. I loved it. It's clean, beautiful and as the nights were a bit chilly, I was warm. The views are gorgeous and it's close to some great restaurants. Close enough to the city and far enough to check... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review. It was only our pleasure to have you stay with us. You are an amazing personality and we wish you every success in the future. You have achieved so much and I know you will go far. Safe travels. Hope to see you again some day. Kind Regards Gillian & Lesley More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

What an excellent find ... Booked the last night of our stay on the Kulula.com site. The views over False Bay from our room were incredible. Gillian has paid attention to detail - the rooms are stunning and the breakfast was 'yummy'! We will be back!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

From great breakfast to great hosts to great views across False Bay, Gilian and Glen and the rest of the family ensured that this was our finest B&B experience ! A 100% recommendation for anyone touring the Cape Peninsula...

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

This place oozes class! It is situated in an elevated position overlooking Simons Towns bay. It has decks that provide beautiful vistas of the bay right over to Cape Pointe. Most of the rooms open onto the deck are spacious and nicely furnished. Breakfast is served on two large communal tables and are a real sociable affair. The place is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This is our second stay at Moonglow and we will be returning. Gillian is a lovely host and the guest house is fantastic. We had dinner in a very good fish restaurant in nearby Simonstown, recommended by Gillian.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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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 Bennett Close | Cairnside, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range: $75 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Moonglow Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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