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Simonsview offers self catering accommodation, situated in picturesque Simons Town, home to the South African Navy. This historical and cultural village, with its Victorian buildings and quaint streets, is alive with a variety of interesting shops, restaurants and adventure activities.

It is an accessible 40 minute drive from Cape Town City Center and Cape Town International airport. Sit back and relax with a glass of wine, whilst experiencing the breathtaking sea and mountain views from one of our apartments.

Simonsview is an excellent spot to view the antics of the Southern Right whales, that grace our shores each year. Offering 4 independent self catering units, the rooms are tastefully decorated, private, and comfortable. We pride ourselves on keeping our standards high and our rates affordable.

We look forward to welcoming you to Simonsview, for an unforgettable stay!

Accommodation at Simonsview:
Sail Loft: Sleeps 2-5
Open plan lounge/dining room opening onto deck with gorgeous sea views. Fitted kitchen. Two double bedrooms. Full bathroom. Television and Dstv and wireless internet. Off street parking.

Nautica: Sleeps 2
Lounge with sea views and sliding door onto level garden area. Fitted open plan kitchen. Double bedroom. Full bathroom, with luxurious corner bath. Television and Mnet and wireless internet. Off street parking. Private braai area.

Chart Room: Sleeps 2
Small lounge and kitchenette. Double bedroom. Shower and toilet. Both bedroom and lounge have sliding doors onto an undercover patio area, with sea and yacht basin views. Television and Mnet and wireless internet. Private braai area. Off street parking.

Captain`s Cabin: Sleeps 2-4
Spacious lounge with fireplace, opening onto a huge patio area. Fully fitted cherry wood kitchen. Separate dining area. Two bedrooms. Luxurious full bathroom. Guest toilet. Television and Mnet and wireless internet.


- Simons Town Restaurants - Simons Town has a great variety of restaurants offering local and international cuisine.
- Boulders Beach Penguin Colony - A thriving colony of African Penguins and sheltered safe beaches where you can even swim with the penguins.
- Simons Town Waterfront - This small, friendly centre boasts an interesting variety of shops, restaurants, and a hotel with conference facilities.
- Simons Town Beaches - Something for everyone! Safe swimming beaches ideal for the family. Great beaches for kite surfers, windsurfers, paddlers, and divers.
- Simons Town Boat Trips - Boats tours from Simons Town jetty include harbour tours, whale watching, seal island and trips to Cape Point. Water taxi between Kalk Bay and Simons Town.
- Mineral World and Scratch Patch - Take a fascinating tour through a gemstone tumbling factory, scratch for your own gem stones at the scratch patch. Unusual jewellery and gift shop.
- Great White Shark cage diving - Witness one of natures greatest spectacles, a breaching Great white shark. Cage diving and surface viewing.
- Southern Right Whales - These gentle giants of the sea can be seen from land from June - November.
- Seal Island, False Bay - Home to 74 000 Cape Fur Seals, 24 bird species and is a natural hunting ground of the Great White Shark.
- Baboon walks - Take a walk with the baboons in their natural environment.
- Fishing - Exciting adventure and discipline of Deep Sea Fishing.
- Hiking and Biking - Mountains on one side and sea on the other. A great place to walk or cycle.
- Museums include - Simons Town, Heritage, Warrior toy and Naval museums.

Rooms and Units Available:

Chart room
Comfortable and private, Chart room includes a compact lounge and kitchenette opening onto the undercover patio area, with lovely sea and yacht basin views. Double bedroom, also opening onto the patio. Shower & toilet. DSTV & wireless internet. Braai area
Sleeps 2 Adults

With a great beach theme, Nautica consists of a lounge with sea views and sliding door onto level garden area. Fitted open plan kitchen. Double bedroom. Full bathroom, including shower and luxurious corner bath. DSTV & wireless internet. Braai area
Sleeps 2 Adults

Sail loft
Full of character the Sail Loft consists of a spacious open plan lounge/dining area opening onto a deck with 180 degree views, of False Bay. Fully fitted kitchen. Two double bedrooms. Full bathroom.
Sleeps 4 Adults and 2 children

Facilities & Services available:

Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Cots available
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV

Cancellation Policy:

- Deposits and cancellations are calculated on the full value of the stay, net of bank charges.
- A 50% deposit is payable on confirmation of the booking.
- The balance of the payment is payable one week before arrival.
- The deposit will be retained by Simonsview in the case of “no shows” or if cancellations are made less than twenty days before the booking.

Should the accommodation be resold, cancellation fees will be refunded, minus a 10% handling fee.


- When leaving the Airport take the N2 to Cape Town. Take the M3 (Muizenberg) off ramp. Stay on this road for approximately 20km, and at the T junction at the end of the M3, turn right.

- After one set of traffic lights turn left onto Ou Kaapse Weg/Simons Town. Keep on this road until you come to another T junction, where you will have the sea in front of you.

- Turn right onto Main road, and then right at the first traffic light, which is Dido Valley road. You will go past the gem stone factory on your left hand side, and then take the first right into Penguin, and third left into Seemeeu Street.

- We are the second house on the left hand side, number 3. There is off street parking at the bottom of the property.

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