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Whale View Manor

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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Breathtaking view, quiet area (no noises from the city), lovely food and a charming host and hostess, making a lunch at the Whale View Manor an unforgettable memory, putting it on the to-do list again

Thank Eric B
Response from Tak H, Owner at Whale View ManorResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for a great review, Eric! Please visit us soon.

Reviewed April 25, 2018

I came to Simon's Town to enjoy the Penguins of Boulders Beach and stayed 2 nights in this beautiful guesthouse which is very well situated for that activity.Within a 15-minute walk you reach Boulders Beach and the landscape is really gorgeous along the ocean. The...More

Thank Steffie0506
Response from Tak H, Owner at Whale View ManorResponded April 27, 2018

Hi Steffanie It was an absolute pleasure to have you here! I won't have any problems selling my Pinot Noir! As you well know, red wine gets better with time. And with the drought, the 2018 vintage in SA was virtually destroyed. So, absence makes...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I booked pedicures at whale view. Very disappointing the nail polish only lasted 3 days,the foot massage was good but the rest was poor. The person clearly did not know how to apply the polish correctly. My previous plush applied by my...More

Thank suesteel
Response from Tak H, Owner at Whale View ManorResponded May 4, 2018

Dear Sue Usually our therapists are highly praised, but this one unfortunately went wrong. We would like to offer you a free voucher when you come again. Kind regards Tak Hiemstra (Owner)

Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for two nights. Got a room with view over the ocean, very beautiful! The breakfast was superb. It was self service in the bar which is always appreciated. I truly recommend this place!

Thank mariaehulten
Response from Tak H, Owner at Whale View ManorResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review:) We would love to welcome you back.

Reviewed February 7, 2018

We found WVM via booking.com - we were warmly welcomed by Stanley who showed us around. The room was clean and very comfortable, the honesty bar system is a nice touch and the guesthouse is just a 1/2 hour walk from down town Simon’s Town...More

Thank tarahopwood
Response from Tak H, Owner at Whale View ManorResponded May 3, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review Tara. Please visit us again:)

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$95 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$95 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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December 11, 2016|
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Good day, we are situated approx 45 min drive from Cape Town International airport Kind Regards Dominique
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"The rooms with the Ocean's view are great but the Ocean at night time can be noisy.Just bear in mind with..."
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"sea view are best to see the sea and whales"
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"Come with your own food"
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"Book a room facing the ocean with a balcony - sound of waves at night and watch sunrise in the morning."
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