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8 Victory Way, Simon's Town 7995 South Africa
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#2 of 27 Speciality lodging in Simon's Town
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Penguin Palace has the best decorated rooms with top quality finishes for those who require nothing but the best. We have a spectacular breakfast room and three seating areas to relax. We are situated on the Simonsberg Mountain yet a 2 minute drive into the main town with all its attractions. Guests also have access to street parking. Simon’s Town is a historic town situated along the False Bay coast of Cape Town, in the Western Cape. The town offers a range of attractions from museums and historical sites to scenic boat trips and golden beaches that make it well worth a visit. We are a 20 minute drive from the famous Cape Point.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
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Air conditioning
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mguelp961678 wrote a review Jun 2021
Gordon's Bay, South Africa1 contribution
The room was beautiful, the view was stunning , everything was amazing. The check was easy and the the two guys was so helpful and friendly . I would recommend this place to anyone. WE would love to go back again
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Date of stay: June 2021
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dhooft520797 wrote a review Jun 2021
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A really lovely thoughtfully decorated luxurious place, with awesome views over the bay, great service, comfortable beds and amenities. I would highly recommend whether for a business trip or for a holiday outing
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Date of stay: June 2021
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skempt878648 wrote a review Feb 2021
Greater London, United Kingdom1 contribution
I have now stayed at the Penguin Palace on two occasions and can recommend it highly enough, it is truly exceptional. The Staff I met, Innocent & Gift were so attentive and caring and nothing was too much trouble. The views were truly exceptional overlooking False Bay and Simons Town Harbour. The main road is easy to get to if you want to walk as there is a set of steps they took me 4 minutes to go down, 8 minutes back. Breakfast was fantastic. Next time I am visiting Simons Town I will definitely stay at the Penguin Palace...thank you everyone !!!
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Leane Ungerer-Fourie wrote a review Jan 2021
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What a lovely find! We absolutely loved our stay & will definitely be back! I loved the home-away-from-home feel & all the special touches. Our room was beautifully decorated & the views absolutely incredible!!! We didn't want to leave! We absolutely adored our time & made beautiful memories. We will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: December 2020
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MaritzaWilson wrote a review Jan 2021
Worcester, South Africa236 contributions38 helpful votes
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We spent the weekend at Penguin Palace and how happy I am that I could celebrate my birthday here. Communication was perfect, Innocent was very welcoming and he was so professional and at the same time warm and welcoming. We had a suite and the views are astonishing. It feels like you're on the amalfi coast in Italy with similar views. The decoration in the rooms is beautifully done with very elegant touches. Bathroom in the king suite was perfect with a bath and shower and stylish bath amenities. They gave us a penguin keyring as a souvenir, very thoughtful and it shows how much they care about their guests. While I was there I booked my next visit, that's how much I love this place. Thanks for making my stay awesome.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$63 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Heavenly Ocean Mountain View
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownSimon's Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Penguin Palace
Which popular attractions are close to Penguin Palace?
Nearby attractions include Just Nuisance (0.3 km), Jubilee Square & Jetty, Simon's Town (0.3 km), and Warrior Toy Museum (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Penguin Palace?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Penguin Palace?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Penguin Palace?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Penguin Palace?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Penguin Palace?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Lighthouse Cafe, Saveur, and The Sweetest Thing.
Is Penguin Palace located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Simon's Town.
Are there any historical sites close to Penguin Palace?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Scala Battery (2.5 km) and Noorul Islam Heritage Museum (0.4 km).