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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was great, nice and modern house, nice staff, excellent breakfast, and a fantastic room nice terrace and an incredible view over the False Bay. A great price / performance ratio! The location is well chosen, Simons Town is a nice and rather quiet place with easy access to all the Interesting spots. A car is required. We wanted to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place and the staff were great.The views from the property are breathtaking. Darwin and the staff were great. Try having dinner at the house and look out to the water. Delicious food and alot more

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We cannot fault this place, beautiful house high up in the hills with amazing views and staff to match. Darwin, Bev, James , Samuel did everything they could to cater for our every need. Fresh food cooked to order each day. We ended up eating there everyday as Darwin and resident Chef Bev's was so good, the restaurant's food didn't...

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Sandy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We found this magical place by chance on the internet & were amazed that it had NO negative reviews..... Now we know why! Despite it being further up a hill than I expected & my wife having mobility issues, it didn't present a problem as the staff went over & above what was expected of them. Thank you Darwin, Sam,...

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Oxford
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A boutique hotel that genuinely cares about you having a great stay. Great manager and staff team, lovely rooms, fantastic vistas and a great location for accessing the Cape and nearby bays. We stayed for Christmas and there were so many little touches that the hotel team added which just made it a really memorable stay and good value as...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is a super property with everything as described. Very friendly warm welcome from all staff as we met them. There was a lift so we did not have to carry the luggage up the stairs. Welcome snacks and drinks in the fridge also appreciated. Was great to stay here and then we got up and at 7am left to...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed at Magellan's this past May - we were the only couple there at the time. There was one morning we had to leave at 330am to drive waaaay around the coast for shark diving (the sharks weren't in Simon's Town when we visited) and we told them the night before as we didn't want them getting up and...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were just recently staying at Magellan's Passage - unfortunately only 2 nights - after an amazing time in Botswana. This place is amazing!! The rooms are wonderful - we had seaside rooms - great views, lovely breeze, and the rooms were spacious and very well appointed. The staff - James went over and above duty to help us sort...

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Pasadena, Maryland
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed here for three nights in the RLJ room with the spiral stairway to our balony overlooking False Bay. The beds were very comfortable and the room was clean. The large bath had double sinks that came up to my chest, I AM 5'2" tall, also the mirrors were very high.The view of False Bay is wonderful. Our customized...

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Wuxi, China
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Based on recommendations of several friends of ours, my girlfriend and I booked a night's stay at Magellans passage. We were really looking forward to our stay, but unfortunately the day we were supposed to travel to Cape Town, my girlfriend fell ill and was unable to travel. When calling the hotel to inform then we were not going to...

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Magellan’s Passage Guest House is just an 18 minute walk from the beach. With panoramic views of False Bay, Magellan’s Passage in Simon’s Town is an eco-friendly guesthouse featuring renewable energy supplies. It also offers a large sundeck with outdoor seating as well as a lift. The modern, air-conditioned suites feature views of False Bay or the Swartkop Nature Reserve. All suites have king size beds with luxury linen and include flat-screen TV’s with DSTV (guest house bouquet of channels), free Wi-Fi, room fan, tea and coffee station, minibar, telephone, room safe and a desk. The en suite bathrooms come with under floor heating, luxury vanity products and a bath as well as a shower. Guests at Magellan’s Passage can make use of the sundeck, library and the dining room, where breakfast is served daily and lunches and dinners are available on request. There is also free private parking. Extra services available at a surcharge include airport transfers as well as a mobile spa service. Magellan’s Passage offers a concierge service and a 24 hour duty manager. Boulder’s Beach is only 1.5 km from the guest house. Chapman’s Peak is situated 17 km away and Cape Point is 24 km away. ... more   less 

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Address: 3 Meryl Road | Seaforth Sound, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range: $146 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Magellan's Passage 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“This place and the staff are great. The views from the property are breathtaking. We would stay here again”
 of 5 bubbles gregoryn813, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“sea view room has the best view but more expensive, other mountain view rooms are still great though”
 of 5 bubbles annc0n, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our sea view room did include the roof tops of houses across the street & down the hill”
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 of 5 bubbles PaulW111, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in the mezzanine top-floor room and loved it. Ocean facing rooms are fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles imjustthemessenger, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The whole place is absolutely gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles HuaHua_9, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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