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466 Main Road Cape Town South Africa, Simon's Town 7975 South Africa
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#3 of 37 in Simon's Town
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Watercolours House is set at the foot of the Simonsberg Mountains and right opposite the sea. It is a modern, intimate and family run establishment set in an indigenous garden, which features a large sea facing swimming pool. Continental breakfast is served in the diningroom and the guests have the use of two lounge areas, a library and two viewing decks. Wifi is available in the upstairs common areas and free private parking is available. Our staff member on site is contactable at all times.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car hire
Wifi
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Hiking
Snorkelling
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Bathrobes
Housekeeping
Safe
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Charming
Modern
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sguett938962 wrote a review Jan 2021
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We had the chance to spend 3 nights in this wonderful house. The view was amazing, our host were perfect and the accommodation very comfortable ! A lovely place that we strongly recommend :) We look forward to come back !
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Date of stay: December 2020
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jwynga316885 wrote a review Dec 2020
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
Thank you for taking great care of our sister and brother-in-law. Helping then to unwind and have time out while celebrating 🥳 there 40th wedding anniversary ❤️ Where they got to share time with each other from there schedule. Breakfast was wonderful and the view was to die for. Thank you for your hospitality and kindness. Jodie
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Shelby C wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York3 contributions1 helpful vote
Sharon, the owner, is the kindest person I have ever met! It was my first time in South Africa with my friend and we were clueless! Sharon helped us organize time with advice on where to go and where. She even arranged a tour to the cape of good hope for us with a friend of hers, Marius, who was also very kind! The place is gorgeous and clean, and the pool is spectacular! Breakfast was also delicious! I would give Sharon and Watercolours 1,000 stars if I could! If you are staying in Simon's Town, this is THE place! :)
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Responded 24 Feb 2020
Dear Shelby It was an absolute pleasure to meet you both and to have you stay! Thank you for choosing Watercolours as part of your holiday and thank you for your positive feedback. I hope we meet up again one day! Kind regards
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A-J wrote a review Feb 2020
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We booked Watercolours for a family birthday and filled all the rooms. It was so beautifully done both inside and out. All the rooms were generous sizes with en suites, fridges and kettles, plus outdoor space. The breakfasts were incredible - a true feast! Sharon and Gary made us feel so welcome which was such a bonus. The pool was also gorgeous, looking right out onto the sea yet it was very private. We had a disabled guest with us who was perfectly able to stay here and move around as there are two bedrooms on the main floor (along with the dining, living and kitchen space). Absolutely dreamy stay - don’t miss!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Response from SharonL3727, Owner at Watercolours House
Responded 06 Feb 2020
Thank you very much for your positive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. It was a treat to meet your lovely family and to share in a special birthday with such a special lady! It was our pleasure to have you stay and we hope to meet up again one day. Kind regards
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Keld J wrote a review Jan 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark1 contribution
A fantastic place. Location is perfect. Your car is parked in the garage. People are friendly. Just to mention Frank who was a perfect host in the mornings making an extremely tasting breakfast. Like being home.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$149 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownSimon's Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Watercolours House
Which popular attractions are close to Watercolours House?
Nearby attractions include Boulders Beach Penguin Colony (2.0 km), South African Naval Museum (3.9 km), and Foxy Beach (2.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Watercolours House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Watercolours House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Watercolours House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Watercolours House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Watercolours House?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Lighthouse Cafe, Saveur, and Dixies Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Watercolours House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Watercolours House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Scala Battery (5.7 km) and Noorul Islam Heritage Museum (3.3 km).
Does Watercolours House have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.