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Set in the beautiful Red Hill Mountains, overlooking False Bay, this guest house offers elegantly decorated rooms with balconies and free Wi-Fi. It features an indoor, solar-heated pool and BBQ facilities.
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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Indoor pool
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
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All reviews captain's cabin pool table lower deck quarter duck fresh flowers false bay homemade muffins carrot cake heated pool attention to detail cape town on arrival complimentary sherry the entire staff breakfast was delicious own private balcony lovely spot
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed three nights at "a boat house". We chose to stay in Simon's town instead of Cape town and didn't regret this for a moment. The house is nicely decorated like a boat, and everything is ordened to the finest detail. A complementary glass...More

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Thank wim v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This perfect little gem is full of so many little details that we were blown away. We were there for 1 night during our stay in Simons town. The views from our balcony were fantastic. The breakfest was fantastic and the views you get while...More

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Thank Dreamer02576108831
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a very nice hotel. Such friendly staff and the faclities are great. Nice free cake when we arrived. A great indoor pool. Nice terrace to sit and the breakfast is really amazing. We would stay here again with much love.

Thank JBHolland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to spend a few days. Loved the way in which this place has been designed to resemble a boat. It even had a gangplank to embark! The decor was lovely- lots of nautical themes and shabby chic furniture. Breakfast was excellent...More

Thank Dave G
Response from summermagic2015, Manager at The Boat HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic review. Thank you so much! We love hearing back from our guests and loved seeing what everything thinks. We loved having you here and would love to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 11 October 2018

My husband and I stayed in this WONDERFUL B&B for two nights. You cannot think of a place more thoughtfully equipped than this one. Also the love to detail was just amazing: fresh flowers throughout, (little flowers also on our towels). The owners had even...More

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Response from summermagic2015, Manager at The Boat HouseResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. It was great having you guys! It is always wonderful to hear back from our guests. I wish you all the best adventures in the future and looking forward to seeing you both again soon!

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Erika W
9 July 2017|
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There is parking for about 6 cars by their main entrance on Dolphin Way. It's off-street but not behind a gate (although Dolphin Way is a cul-de-sac so there isn't a lot of foot or road traffic). We walked down to Simonstown... More
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13 June 2016|
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Room Tips
"The Lower Deck is exquisite!"
merielg208
22 Sep. 2018
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"Our room was upper deck, had an awesome deck overlooking False Bay."
daveman71
16 Jul. 2018
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"We liked the Captains Cabin"
ernststeidl
28 May 2018
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"Best views and setting Rooms on bottom floor quieter, some rooms more space a corner unit more private"
susandph
22 Apr. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 102 - USD 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownSimon's Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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