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“friendly hosts”(3 reviews)
“perfect hosts”(2 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
The Lookout in Simon’s Town, is a beautiful, contemporary guesthouse situated a few paces from the False Bay shoreline, offering uninterrupted views of the ocean and the Hottentots Holland Mountains. We look forward to welcoming you to stay in one of our four, immaculately appointed...
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15 Erica Road | Murdock Valley South, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
32.1 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we had the pleasure of staying 2 nights again at the lookout with the most gracious, friendly and accommodating hosts Colin and Claire. the rooms were still beautifully decorated with the most srunning views of the ocean(my husband spottes whales on the second morning). I...More

Thank Michelle4040
Response from claireteifel, Owner at The LookoutResponded 2 weeks ago

It was an absolute delight to welcome you back again! Thank you so much for the glowing review and we look forward to seeing you next year. The secret is now out that the Cape in winter can be truly stunning. We hope enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we only had one night in the fabulous accommodation. Wonderful view, including seals and whales early in the season while drinking our complimentary wine, beautiful decor with exceptional eye for detail. Claire our host was fantastic and helpful including booking an excellent restaurant at...More

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Response from TheLookoutSimonsTown, Owner at The LookoutResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you for your generous review, Ian. I am delighted that you and Kerry enjoyed your stay and hope that the remainder of your trip is equally memorable. If you are ever visiting the Cape again, it would be wonderful to see you both. Claire

Reviewed 26 April 2018

The lookout is one of the best spots i have ever stayed at, i travel on business often and find the location great, the hosts are exceptional and the most freindly i have met. The accomodation is top notch and the breakfasts served are out...More

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Thank Tomod1756
Response from claireteifel, Owner at The LookoutResponded 27 April 2018

Many thanks,Tom! It is always a pleasure to accommodate you and the other members and associates of the company who also stay at The Lookout. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with you all. Claire

Reviewed 24 March 2018

The property is beautiful and well located. Claire is absolutely fabulous and so accommodating! The room was perfect. We were able to watch a beautiful African sunrise from right outside our room. I highly recommend this property.

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Thank Srfr13
Response from TheLookoutSimonsTown, Owner at The LookoutResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you so much for such a lovely review - I really appreciate it. We are very lucky to live in this beautiful part of the world and to share it with so many wonderful guests from all around the globe. Claire

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Everything you can wish for and more, including a complimentary bottle of wine! Well appointed rooms with superb sea views. Claire and Colin are very generous, friendly hosts! Loved lying in bed with my morning coffee and enjoying the magnificent sea views.

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Response from TheLookoutSimonsTown, Owner at The LookoutResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you Ginny for your very generous review. It was such a pleasure to host you both after your successful Cape Town Cycle Tour. Hope to see you next year! Claire

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Certificate of Excellence
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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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USD 110 - USD 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
USD 110 - USD 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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