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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at Mariner's Guesthouse for 10 nights as I was part of the Shark Explorers Sharkaholics diving expedition. I am very happy with the accommodation and service I received at Mariner's. The room I had was simply fantastic - impeccably clean, spacious, very well designed and, of course, with an incredible ocean view. The bed was so comfortable, the...

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Modern and pleasant house. We enjoyed our (short) stay. Everything was very nice and comfortable. Every room has a nice view over the ocean. Breakfast is fantastic. Coffe and tea in the rooms to. the only thing missing was a European plugin in our room for loading the telefoon. But they offer it on request

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Stathelle, Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mariner Guesthouse was a great place to stay in Simonstown. We stayed there for 3 nights and was very satisfied. They had a free shuttle every evening 6.30 down to City and back 8.30. You could easely walk 10min also down there. Service was excellent, breakfast very good and the rooms had nice view. We can recommend Mariner Guesthouse😀

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Liesel C, Owner at Mariner Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast, room, view and service. These are all very important to us to ensure that we have satisfied guests. The free evening shuttle is also a service we added last year for the comfort of our guests. Even though we are located within walking distance of...

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night here as a family, it was amazing. The rooms are lovely and spacious. The location is ideal, just a short walk away from some lovely restaurant's. There is plenty to eat at breakfast, with plenty of tea and coffee. One of the best B&B's we've stayed in as a family.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From when i walked in the guest house i was blown away. Everything was neat and tidy and stunning views of the harbor. Our stay was short but very pleasant and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Kids had a grest time as well

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Tenby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We spent two nights at Mariner Guest house. Our room had great views of the harbour and town from the balcony as well as all the amenities you'd expect (fridge,tea/coffee,safe etc). They offer a free shuttle into the main square at 6.30 and back at 8.30 which was perfect for us. Outside these times guests can arrange alternatives with the...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Everything was excellent. The perfect place for a honeymoon or anniversary. Money well spent. Staff were very kind and very friendly. I will definitely recommend this guesthouse to anyone looking for a nice place to stay in that area. The room was super clean and perfect and the view of the bay is breathtaking.

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Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Located on the hill, widely open ocean seen, and peaceful atmosphere. Perfect place to take rest and trip to cape point. One lack thing is parking space. But neighborhood is very quiet. Strongly recommend.

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Liesel C, Owner at Mariner Guesthouse, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you were able to rest while you were staying with us at Mariner Guesthouse. We chose this position to build our guest house largely because of its location on the peaceful hillside above the main town, which also affords us the beautiful ocean views, while still within walking distance to restaurants and beaches. Parking...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We liked all of the staff who were very helpful throughout our visit. Their recommendations were really good. We appreciated the complementary taxi each evening at 6.30pm to local restaurants. Our room was spacious with all mod cons. Breakfasts were superb with a spectacular view over the harbour and stunning landscape as we ate. Mariner Guesthouse definitely deserves its excellent...

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Liesel C, Owner at Mariner Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is good to know that you found our shuttle and recommendations useful and that you enjoyed our breakfast and view. We do our best to maintain our reputation. ;)

Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 16 January 2017

what a delightful find. Very kind service, attentive, great views, nice accommodations, well presented and a good value. a little bit of a walk up the hill after dinner but they do offer a shuttle which I missed.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Breathtaking views of False Bay - Walk to restaurants and beaches! Custom built on the mountain above the harbour in historical Simon's Town, Mariner Guesthouse offers 4 Star luxury accommodation at affordable rates. As an owner-run establishment, we are able to be flexible and accommodating to our guests' needs, and can offer a standard of service that is exceptional and personal. Our 8 spacious and beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms offer world-class facilities for B&B and self-catering. Sit back and relax on your balcony or get cozy in front of our fireplace. We pride ourselves in offering style, comfort and friendly hospitality and look forward to making your stay an unforgettable one! * We now also offer a free evening shuttle service to local restaurants. AWARDS AND ACCREDITATION: We are proud to have been awarded the TripAdvisor WINNER 2014 for guest house accommodation as well as being an Official Supporter of the WTM World Responsible Tourism initiative. Our TGCSA 4 Star Grading and Cape Town Tourism Membership has recently been renewed once again. PLACES TO VISIT: Simon's Town offers the best of both worlds. Just minutes away from hiking trails, the beach and other outdoor activities, this quaint town is also close to shopping centres, sport stadiums, theatres and the Cape Town city-centre and International Airport. Nearby attractions include: Cape Point (Cape of Good Hope) 10km Boulders Beach Penguin Colony 1 km Scratch Patch and Mineral World 5 km Hiking Trails & Bird Watching 5 km Boat Trips & Whale watching 1 km Shark Cage diving 1 km Cape Point Ostrich Farm 15 km Chapman's Peak 15 km GPS: 34'11'.88 South, 18'26'.24 East ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mariner Guesthouse

Address: 12 Harbour Heights Close | Simon's Town, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Price Range: $130 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mariner Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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