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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
  • May 8, 2017
    “Quiet corner close to the penguins”
  • Jun 16, 2016
    “Beautiful spot close to nature”
5 Grant Avenue Boulders Beach, Simon's Town 7975 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

We liked our two nights' stay at Bosky Dell. Reception was very welcoming. The view from the cottage and the adjoining cosy garden was right on the boulders and the penguins, and at night one could see all the lights in the bay. We could...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Response from Launa A, Manager at Bosky DellResponded March 31, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review...

Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stayed at Bosky Dell in the quite season of the year. We were the only people on the property apart from the support staff. Wonderfully quiet. Sipping wine in the late afternoon and listening to the penguins preparing to go to bed was the...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Bosky Del is old and wonderfully beautiful with the ocean's smell and blue/turquoise colours right in front of you and the lovely hoarse sound of the penguins a constant reminder of how privileged we are to live in such a beautiful country.

Date of stay: June 2016
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Reviewed January 17, 2016

Staying at Bosky dell in Simon's Town was the highlight of our one month holiday in South Africa. The grounds are situated right behind boulder's Beach, where the penguins are. There is a path from the garden leading Down to the beach. You have to...More

Date of stay: January 2016
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Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stayed in the Stables for 5 nights. Loved every moment. Don't expect luxury, there are plenty upmarket places in Simonstown for that. If it's simple clean accommodation right next to the beach and friendly staff, Bosky Dell is the place to go. We have...More

Date of stay: October 2015
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Bosky Dell (sheltered place) is perhaps the last secret hide-out of the Cape. In a truly unique setting directly above the iconic Boulders Beach, it seems lost in time. A large, rambling homestead complete More with coach house and stables built in 1850 has been converted into five charming self-contained, self-catering cottages. Bosky offers simple and comfy, peaceful and private, spotlessly clean accommodation. The spacious private grounds adjoin Boulders Beach, our garden gate leads directly on to the beach walkway. The white sandy cove below is strewn with giant granite boulders 540 million years old. It is sheltered from the wind and offers safe, shark-free bathing. Besides its incomparable beauty, the beach is famous for the unique colony of endangered African Penguins that took up home at The Boulders in 1982. This is a nature lover's paradise - truly a hidden jewel where our visitors return to experience its magic. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
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$65 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bosky Dell Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$65 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bosky Dell Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Traveler (75)
Room & Suite (18)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"Cottage B has a splendid view but also less privacy. Cottage A, the one we were in is more private and had..."
May 8, 2017
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"We fully enjoyed staying in the 2 bedroom A Cottage. It had a bathtub. The views were lovely. All cottages..."
Jan 17, 2016
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"The Stables . Suitable for a couple, has a private little terrace at the back door, stunning sea views from..."
Nov 3, 2015
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"Not all units have a sea view, check before booking if this is wanted. All units have a semi private garden..."
Feb 4, 2015
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