Where to stay in Simon’s Town

Simon’s Town is a scenic town, located just 35km outside of Cape Town. This seaside town  offers a range of accommodation to suit all types of travellers, whether you seek a luxury oasis or something more affordable

Here are some accommodation spots to check out:

Boulders Beach Hotel, Cafe and Curio

Boulders Beach Hotel, Cafe and Curio is located near the famous Boulders Beach and offers gorgeous views of False Bay. The hotel is close to nearby activities like yoga and meditation on the beach, snorkelling, kayak tours, boat trips and surfing lessons.

Bosky Dell Guest House

Bosky Dell is a nature lover’s paradise, situated above Boulders Beach. The large homestead, complete with the main house, the cottage, annexe, coach house and stables, was converted into five charming self-contained, self-catering cottages offering magnificent sea views across False Bay to the Hottentots Holland Mountains.


Central Hotel Guesthouse

The Central Hotel Guesthouse is on the Simon’s Town historical mile, in a building home to rich and varied history. There are six tastefully decorated en-suite rooms. The restaurant has a large outside balcony with views over Simon’s Town harbour.


Lord Nelson Inn

The Lord Nelson Inn is a cosy hotel that features 10 rooms. Pop into Emily’s Bar, enjoy coffee and cake in the elegant Hardy’s or watch sports in Trafalgar Bar.


Cheriton Guesthouse

The Cheriton Guesthouse is in a century-old home overlooking False Bay and the naval town below. Enjoy their spa, jacuzzi and pool deck or head to their viewing deck to spot whales and dolphins.


Felsensicht Holiday Home

Felsensicht, a 4-star holiday home in the village’s historic port, is two minutes from Fisherman’s Beach. There are three rooms and a communal braai (barbeque) area where you can enjoy a sundowner and cook on the fire.


Rocklands Bed and Breakfast

Rocklands Bed & Breakfast is set on a hill overlooking False Bay, approximately 150 metres from the sea. The bed and breakfast offer the perfect location for bird watching and is home to indigenous fynbos. It is a peaceful getaway, allowing visitors a complete escape just a short walk from one of the best swimming beaches in Cape Town.


Grosvenor Guesthouse

Set high against the mountain slopes of Simon’s Town, Grosvenor Guesthouse boasts incredible views of False Bay and the historic Simon’s Town harbour. There are 12 luxurious en-suite sea-facing rooms, and the guesthouse is within walking distance of Simon’s Town village. 


Mariner Guest House

At the Mariner Guesthouse, you can choose from eight elegant en-suite rooms, kitted out with all the comforts of home. There’s also a gym, and it’s within walking distance from Simon’s Town village.


Moonglow Guest House

Moonglow Guesthouse is an idyllic location perfect for spotting whales and dolphins, especially from September to November. There are six en suite rooms in the guesthouse, each with unique character and furnished with all the amenities you’ve come to expect for a comfortable stay.


A Boat House

A Boat House is set in the beautiful Red Hill Mountains overlooking False Bay in Simon’s Town and is perfect for a holiday. It offers superb views over the harbour, near Boulders Beach, and is the ideal base for shark cage diving and whale watching.


Simon’s Town Guest House

Simon’s Town Guest House is a beautifully designed guest house taking full advantage of the sweeping views of False Bay. Situated in the quiet mountainside suburb of Cairnside, only a short drive from the centre of Simon’s Town, this haven offers complete relaxation close to nature yet within easy reach of the city.


Tintswalo at Boulders Hotel

Located at the iconic Boulders Beach, Tintswalo at Boulders Hotel offers luxury accommodation, fine dining and sweeping views. Their suites are premium luxury at their finest.


Willets Hotel and Spa

Located on Simon’s Town Main Road, Willets Hotel and Spa has a unique Victorian-style look with ten beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms. Enjoy a drink in their courtyard garden and stylish lounge or sip on a cup of coffee in their luxurious private library.


Aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel

Located on the water’s edge of the Simon’s Town yacht basin, the Quayside Hotel is a 4-star hotel with breathtaking views of the harbour, Simon’s Kloof Mountains and False Bay.


Residence William French

This guesthouse is on the residential side of Simon’s Town with gorgeous ocean views. The guesthouse features a swimming pool, a stylish bedroom and a spacious living area.


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