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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel staff were wonderful from the start. And that was just the beginning. Our room was just wonderful with a great view of water front. The hotel is in a great, quiet neighborhood which is actually quite convenient to all of Simon's Town. Breakfast was fantastic. We loved our stay there! Loved it.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best guesthouse experience I've ever had! From the minute I walked in to the time I checked out, it was just perfect. I loved the complimentary coffee station in the lounge. A lot of special touches and surprises.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have travelled all over South Africa and this in our top 10. Very enjoyable with very friendly service. Outstanding breakfast! Stunning view from a very comfortable room. Highly recommended. Will be back

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late into Simon's town where hardly anything was open in this quaint little town. We were greeted by 'Mandy' who was the most darling and warm lady. Honestly, the friendliest person we had met so far on our trip. We were enthusiastically escorted to our gorgeous room on the seaside. (pay a tiny extra for the view...it's totally...

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Weiterstadt, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Guesthouse is just beautiful. Rooms are very new and very comfy - with a great balcony and sea view. They offer a free shuttle service to the main road (with all restaurants) in the evening and serve a very tasty breakfast. It was the perfect location to start our trips to Cape of good hope, the pengiuns and Tablemountain....

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a super stay at this property with lovely view. We had limited hot water but the owner was in first thing the next day to attend to it which showed a comforting commitment to a quality experience.

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Liesel C, Owner at Mariner Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your understanding regarding the limited hot water when you stayed with us. It turned out that our Solar System's "timer" had to be replaced to enable the "electricity back-up" function to kick in whenever we experience cloudy weather, that doesn't allow the sun energy to heat our water sufficiently. All is fixed and in good working condition...

Hazyview, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elegant and charming interior. Breakfast was amazing! Comfortable bed with great panorama to the sea. The hosts were very warm and helpful, they pampered us all through our stay at this gorgeous place. We truly recommend it!

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Mwanza, Tanzania
Reviewed October 31, 2016

We had a wonderful time at the Mariner Guesthouse. The best parts of our experience were the kindness of the staff and the quietness of the guesthouse. The staff treated with sincere kindness and careful attentiveness. We found the location to excellent for exploring the Cape Peninsula. The house itself is quiet and well-situated for individual attention and experiencing the...

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Liesel C, Owner at Mariner Guesthouse, responded to this review

Am am happy to hear that you experienced the peacefulness and kindness of our staff at Mariner Guesthouse. It's not always easy to travel with a baby, so I am glad that you were able to explore the Cape Peninsula as you did. For other visitors with children, even though our rooms are spacious with space for a cot/extra bed,...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed October 30, 2016

This B&B is spotlessly neat, it's decor is lovely and the service and care of the staff is exceptional. They go out of their way to ensure that the tiniest detail is taken care of. The breakfast is excellent.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Never had such helpful and friendly hosts! Service galore! I will defintely come back to enjoy another comfy time. Views are amazing and the chimney fire guarantees cozy evenings in Simons Town. Doesnt matter what your travel proposes are, the friendly owner can help you with everything.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Breathtaking views of False Bay - Walk to restaurants and beaches! Custom built on the mountain above the harbour in historical Simon's Town, Mariner Guesthouse offers 4 Star luxury accommodation at affordable rates. As an owner-run establishment, we are able to be flexible and accommodating to our guests' needs, and can offer a standard of service that is exceptional and personal. Our 8 spacious and beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms offer world-class facilities for B&B and self-catering. Sit back and relax on your balcony or get cozy in front of our fireplace. We pride ourselves in offering style, comfort and friendly hospitality and look forward to making your stay an unforgettable one! * We now also offer a free evening shuttle service to local restaurants. AWARDS AND ACCREDITATION: We are proud to have been awarded the TripAdvisor WINNER 2014 for guest house accommodation as well as being an Official Supporter of the WTM World Responsible Tourism initiative. Our TGCSA 4 Star Grading and Cape Town Tourism Membership has recently been renewed once again. PLACES TO VISIT: Simon's Town offers the best of both worlds. Just minutes away from hiking trails, the beach and other outdoor activities, this quaint town is also close to shopping centres, sport stadiums, theatres and the Cape Town city-centre and International Airport. Nearby attractions include: Cape Point (Cape of Good Hope) 10km Boulders Beach Penguin Colony 1 km Scratch Patch and Mineral World 5 km Hiking Trails & Bird Watching 5 km Boat Trips & Whale watching 1 km Shark Cage diving 1 km Cape Point Ostrich Farm 15 km Chapman's Peak 15 km GPS: 34'11'.88 South, 18'26'.24 East ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mariner Guesthouse

Address: 12 Harbour Heights Close, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range: $95 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mariner Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Pasadena, Maryland
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“choose the seaside rooms for an amazing view and private balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles BrennaSmith15, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 6 is quiet and decent size”
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  • View across naval yard toward Table Mountain from Room 6
 of 5 bubbles JimdagOG, Jun 24, 2016 | Read review
“We had rooms 3 & 4, great views of the bay but because we were the top floor there was no balcony”
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 of 5 bubbles midnitewind, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are worth selecting”
 of 5 bubbles 766freddieh, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“Spring a few dollars extra for an ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles jenlynn821, Jan 18, 2016 | Read review
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