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The Cheriton Guest House is situated in the charming suburb of Seaforth, in the historic naval town of Simon’s Town. The well preserved, elegant Victorian house is set against a beautiful mountain backdrop, overlooking False Bay. There is a maritime theme throughout this century old home. Our six en-suite rooms have complimentary amenities, satellite TV and WiFi.

The Cheriton is well-positioned in its proximity to lovely beaches, walks, diving adventures, boat tours, and the South African Navy. A continental spread and a hot breakfast is served each morning in the dining area and on the “Captain’s Bridge”. Lounge by the pool under the warm African sun in the tranquil terraced garden or take a five-minute walk to the famous Boulders Beach penguin colony. After a relaxing day, enjoy sundowners and canapés in the “Just Nuisance” pub. With a reputation for warm, friendly service and a high rating for cleanliness, guests can relax and enjoy all that The Cheriton offers.



Shark diving, whale watching, seal island trips, hiking, fishing trips, cycling,golf, museums, sailing.

Rooms and Units Available:


Superior comfort for one. Situated in the main house with an en-suite bathroom that has a spacious shower. There are the standard amenities with fast WIFI connection, DSTV, electronic safe and the luxury of air-conditioning.

Sleeps 1 Adult

Emily Hobhouse

Our superior flatlet with its own entrance is perfect for longer stays. A queen-sized en suite bedroom as well as an inter-leading twin/ two singles with separate bathroom, kitchenette and dining area. It is ideally situated to the braai and pool deck.

Sleeps 2 Adults

A comfortable room, perfect for travelling friends. Ground level access to entertainment areas and a separate entrance. Rate per person includes breakfast, arrival snacks and refreshments.
Sleeps 2 Adults


Our deluxe room is situated on the lower level with a private entrance and easy access to the pool. A comfortable queen sized bed with en-suite bathroom, all room amenities and a separate kitchenette.

Sleeps 2 Adults


Our classic en suite room is ideally situated to the garden and pool with a semi-private outdoor seating area to relax and enjoy a sense of peace and tranquillity.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Simon van der Stel

This charming twin room with en-suite is situated on the main level of the house. A twin/ two single beds provide the perfect stay for two.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Tourism Information Desk
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Games Room
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be done in writing. In terms of Chapter 2, Section 1 of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008, Cheriton Guesthouse is committed to best practice and as such has aligned its refunds policy to be in line with the Consumer Protection Act. (Section 17, subsection 3 (b); 4(a-d).



Directions from Cape Town International Airport:
Distance +/- 45 kms (about 45 mins depending on traffic):
Take N2 to Cape Town, then M3 to Muizenberg. At the T-junction at end of M3, turn right to Simon’s Town and left at the 2nd traffic light over Ou Kaapse Weg (M64).
Travel through Sun Valley and Glencairn until you reach a T-junction facing the sea. Turn right on to the M4 to Simon’s Town.
Travel through the town passing the station, shops, Tourist bureau. At the Police Station travel another 1km until the Seven Eleven.
Turn right into Harrington Road. At the top, turn right into Jan Smuts.
The Cheriton Guest House is on the next corner - 19 Belmont Road.

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Children Policy

No children under the age of 12 years.

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  • TGCSA Grading: Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading
  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guesthouse and Self-Catering
  • Sleeps: 13
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM