Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel
is perfectly positioned on the water’s edge of the Simon’s Town yacht basin, with breath-taking views over False Bay and the majestic Simon’s Kloof Mountains. This nautically styled, 4-star Simon’s Town hotel has a unique location, offering superb views of the yachts and boats in the harbour, with which no other hotel in the area can compete.
Enjoy a pleasurable experience with us when you book your accommodation or event with us at aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel.
Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel accommodation:
- 8 Sea Facing with Balcony
- 14 Sea Facing without Balcony
- 7 Mountain Facing rooms
Superb views of the Harbour and Naval Base make this 4-star boutique, mountain- and sea-facing hotel in Simon’s Town an excellent choice for business and/or leisure travellers alike.
Nautical décor and a sophisticated, seaside style add to the beauty of being right on the water’s edge, and with views of False Bay, the Simon’s Town Yacht Basin or the Simon’s Kloof Mountains, you’re assured of an experience like no other. Enjoy the magnificent views of an African sunset or the marvellous views across the bay from the privacy of those rooms which have a balcony.
A fantastic time to stay is between June and November, when you might be lucky to see the whales breach nearby.
Sea Facing with Balcony:
These modern furnished, spacious balcony rooms offer stunning views from your private balcony over the False Bay yacht basin. Waking up to a glorious sunrise over the bay is the perfect way to start your day. All rooms are equipped with either twin or king beds, en-suite bathrooms, tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar fridges, satellite TV, digital safe, Complimentary WIFI, hair dryer.
With elevated views over the yacht basin, these rooms offer views fit for a king! These rooms do not have a balcony however they have French Doors that open to reveal glorious views over False Bay yacht basin. All rooms are equipped with either twin or king beds, en-suite bathrooms, tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar fridges, satellite TV, digital safe, complimentary WIFI.
The Mountain facing rooms offer quirky views over the old Victorian style buildings on the Main Road and the Simon’s Kloof Mountains. All rooms are equipped with either twin or king beds, en-suite bathrooms, tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar fridges, satellite TV, digital safe, complimentary WIFI.
Simon’s Town Local Attractions:
A mere 40 minutes from Cape Town’s city centre, Simon’s Town offers an eclectic array of exciting attractions in and around the surrounding area.
Take a leisurely stroll to nearby Boulders Beach to view the biggest penguin colony in Africa! Spend a morning shark cage diving with the Great White sharks or go kayaking in and around the bay where you might get the opportunity to spot some whales or dolphins.
Choose from a series of boat trips on your doorstep – harbour cruises, trips to Seal Island and Cape Point.
Try your hand at scuba diving at the shipwrecks around the peninsula or soak up the sun at one of the 18 swimming beaches in the area. Go sailing, surfing and kite boarding along the False Bay Coast and for those who love fishing, take a deep-sea charter or simply fish off the harbour wall at Kalk Bay.
Take a stroll along Simon’s Town Historic Mile or an energetic walk in the surrounding Simon’s Kloof Mountains. For golf lovers, there are a variety of golf courses in close proximity of the hotel.
See the spectacular Cape Fynbos in nearby Silver Mine Nature Reserve or the famous Cape Point Nature Reserve, a mere 15-minute drive away.
The Simon’s Town Waterfront Centre has all the sophistication that you can hope for, while still maintaining the town’s seaside atmosphere. A variety of shops, selling a range of products, are within easy reach of the hotel and the town boasts a wide choice of excellent restaurants. Spend some time absorbing Simon’s Town’s history in the four museums in the area and for real relaxation, frequent one of the local health spas.
Treat the little ones to a fun day at Mineral World or “Scratch Patch” where they can play in the pools of semi-precious gemstones and take some home as souvenirs.
Visit the wetlands of Noordhoek or the World of Birds in Hout Bay or stop off at Imhoff Farm for a camel ride and a visit to the snake park.
A must do is a stop off to see the statue of ‘Just Nuisance’ (in Jubilee Square); the only dog to ever have been enlisted in to the Royal Navy. He was a well-loved dog amongst his seamen, taking the opportunity to board trains with his peers and taking up duty to ‘serve’ at sea.
About Saveur Restaurant:
Saveur (Savoer) means "the distinctive taste of a food or drink" or to "alter or enhance the taste of (food or drink) by adding a particular ingredient".
Saveur Restaurant Group is a modern, European style restaurant group, making quality food and service accessible to the local market in a comfortable, contemporary setting.
Visit Saveur for Breakfast, served daily until 11:30am. Popular choices include the French Toast Stack with grilled bacon, toasted nuts and golden syrup, the Eggs Benedict - poached eggs on an open English muffin with hollandaise sauce and smoked ham) and the Saveur Traditional Breakfast - eggs your way, grilled pork sausage, grilled bacon, baked beans, butter mushrooms, grilled tomatoes, toast and jam.
For Lunch and Dinner, diners can choose from a variety of Salads, Gourmet Burgers, Steaks, and Seafood. Their favourites include the Bacon & Avocado Beef Burger served with chips and onion rings, the Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Salad, the Slow Cooked Pork Belly served with wilted spinach and chorizo crushed potatoes and homemade apple purée, red wine jus and crackling, the BBQ Treacle Glazed Rack of Ribs served with chips and homemade tomato basil slaw, and the Catch of the Day.
Saveur Restaurant group offers Simon`s Town and Cape Town Diners daily blackboard specials as well as standard dining specials weekly from 5pm on Tuesday`s, Wednesday`s and Friday`s.