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15 Erica Road Murdock Valley South, Simon's Town 7975 South Africa
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#3 of 27 Speciality lodging in Simon's Town
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The Lookout in Simon’s Town, is a beautiful, contemporary guesthouse situated a few paces from the False Bay shoreline, offering uninterrupted views of the ocean and the Hottentots Holland Mountains. We look forward to welcoming you to stay in one of our four, immaculately appointed, guest suites which overlook the sparkling pool and the sea. Situated just outside historic Simon’s Town, we are a short stroll away from Fisherman’s Beach, with the penguins on Boulder’s Beach being a little further down the road. It’s a 10-15 minute drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and the world famous Cape Point and well under an hour from the oldest wine producing region in the southern hemisphere, with the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town beyond. The Lookout (formerly The Flagship) offers luxury guesthouse accommodation with spectacular sea views and is the perfect base from which to explore the southern peninsula and the Cape Town surrounds.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast in the room
Canoeing offsite
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Private check-in / check-out
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Snack bar
Sun terrace
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
Bath / shower
Seating area
Laptop safe
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Afrikaans, German
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margeland@man.com wrote a review Apr 2020
uk32 contributions23 helpful votes
It is with delight I write this review, our stay at the lookout was memorable, in that the accommodation was exceptional , the location magnificent and the hosts were wonderful. Warm and caring , honest and accommodating . We just dodged the Covid mayhem But we will return xxxxxx
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from TheLookoutSimonsTown, Owner at The Lookout
Responded 08 Apr 2020
Thank you so much for your lovely review, Margaret! It is heart warming to receive this when we are in the middle of our Coronavirus lockdown and have no idea when we will be able to welcome guests back to The Lookout. We are so pleased that you were able to enjoy your holiday before all our worlds were turned upside down. We wish you and George all the very best during these trying times and really hope that we might see you both at some stage in the future. Stay safe and healthy. Claire and Colin Xxx
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Andy810135 wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom31 contributions21 helpful votes
We stayed here 17th -24th February before moving on to stay with family on the other side of the Cape. We we made very welcome and our accommodation was exactly as described - and beautifully clean. For the first couple of days we were the only guests so had the gardens and pool to ourselves which was great bonus. Breakfast was good and as we were staying more than a couple of nights we were given the option of breakfasting in Simon's Town which was very enjoyable. We certainly recommend The Lookout
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Responded 13 Mar 2020
Thank you so much for your review, Andy. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay at The Lookout and also hope that the time you spent with family afterwards was equally enjoyable. Many thanks for the recommendation. Claire
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Heronlover wrote a review Mar 2020
Hamburg, Germany25 contributions13 helpful votes
We had the most amazing stay for one week at the lookout and enyojed everything very much. We spent wonderful and lovely time with our hosts Claire, Francesca and Colin. Thank you so much for everything - and Colin, the Bobotie was great! Hope to see you very soon in Hamburg! Luxurious and relaxing describes it best. Our Rooms, our beds, the view, the breakfast, just everything. And all of your assistance and recommendations Claire - it helped so much. We'll come back for sure.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Responded 08 Mar 2020
It was such a pleasure to host you and your lovely family. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Lookout in the future. Lots of love from us all. Claire, Colin and Francesca Xxx
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Fernwehgirl wrote a review Mar 2020
Steinhausen, Switzerland19 contributions39 helpful votes
We stayed in November for 4 days in "the Lookout". We had such a wonderful time, the room was spacious, clean and light. In front of the room were two lounge chairs, in a windless corner which allowed us to sit outside despite the strong wind. The breakfast was brought to the room the day before. It allowed us to leave early in the morning for our trips. Claire and Collin were perfect hosts, we enjoyed every minute in the Lookout. They gave us very good restaurant recommodations and booked tables for us in advance. We will come back for sure on our next visite to the Cape.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Responded 04 Mar 2020
Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and even more delighted that you would like to return next time you visit the Cape. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Lookout. Claire
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SueFJ wrote a review Feb 2020
Cambridge, United Kingdom2 contributions
It doesn't get better than this! Superb location with outstanding views of the sea and mountains. Our suite was beautifully furnished, huge comfortable bed, smart and clean and all well appointed with everything you could possibly need. The divine breakfasts are carefully prepared and left in your fridge/room so that you can enjoy on the patio and at a time suits you. The location a few minutes from Simonstown, is the perfect base and close enough for exploring the entire peninsula and CBD whilst residing in this quiet little bit of paradise. Colin and Claire are friendly, helpful, wonderful hosts who will help with anything you need including booking restaurants in advance for the evenings. We loved every minute and cannot wait to return next year.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Responded 19 Feb 2020
Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, as we thoroughly enjoyed hosting you. We really look forward to seeing you again next year! Claire and Colin
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PRICE RANGE
US$109 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownSimon's Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Lookout
Which popular attractions are close to The Lookout?
Nearby attractions include Green Mountain Trail (4.4 km), Noordhoek Beach (5.4 km), and Scarborough Beach (7.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Lookout?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Lookout?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Lookout?
Guests can enjoy a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Lookout?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Lookout?
Conveniently located restaurants include Whole Earth Cafe, The Foodbarn Cafe & Tapas, and The Village Hub.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Lookout?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Lookout?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to The Lookout?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Groot Constantia (15.3 km), Rhodes Cottage Museum (12.9 km), and Scala Battery (9.2 km).