Mariner Guesthouse and Villa in Simon’s Town

Mariner Guesthouse and Villa in Simon’s Town

If you’re after a private and charming boutique accommodation in Simon’s Town, move Mariner Guesthouse and Villa to the top of your list. The major drawcard at this intimate stay is their spectacular harbour views from the living and dining spaces. What’s more, the guesthouse is closely located to most of the key attractions and dining spots in the quaint village.

Mariner Guesthouse and Villa a group of women sitting at a table with a wine glass

Switch off for slow living in Simon’s Town

There’s an understated ethos at Mariner Guesthouse and Villa that’s much more than just an accommodation. This Harbour Heights property’s cornerstone philosophy is to hone in on the tranquillity of Simon’s Town, which ultimately means enjoying life’s quiet pleasures and making time for yourself. Taking time to really savour those quiet experiences rather than rushing through life, The lounge and dining spaces are clearly designed to take a few moments to just watch the world go by.

But if you’re there for all the leisure and activities, that’s on the cards too. Mariner Guesthouse is situated within walking distance of the main hub and a short drive away from the iconic Boulder’s Beach.

Mariner Guesthouse and Villa a room with a bed and a glass door

Intimate, airy stay options with epic harbour views

There is a lot to take in here, from ultra-comfortable beds to friendly, on-the-ball service to those unparalleled panoramic views across the entire harbour. Few other accommodations in the area can offer anything close to what you’ll see from the floor-to-ceiling windows at the Mariner Guesthouse.

Views stretch across the harbour operations with its faint English charm complemented by the blue Indian Ocean spanning far into the horizon. This is what positions the space as one of the top romantic escapes in Cape Town.

It was hard for us to leave our room during the stays as a time to unwind and enjoy the delights of the building itself. Most of the room options are ocean-facing, offering great value and views for guests staying at different tiers.

The Honeymoon Suite naturally comes ideal for romantic getaways thanks to a beautiful hand-hewn four poster bed, a full bathroom with an extra-large bath and shower, and a spacious balcony. A family unit offers an interleading door to two rooms. Those who are seeking something more discreet will love the pet-friendly Garden Cottage with sea views and a spacious lawn to unwind.

In-room amenities are consciously considered and generous: there’s speedy wifi, a flatscreen tv for the latest films and series, pampering toiletries, and a coffee machine. The in-room minibar is proudly local, featuring craft spirits made in South Africa.

Breakfasts are beautifully presented, and diners can choose a selection of cereal and fruit salad from the buffet while warm dishes are made by order. For sundowners and nightcaps, guest can fix their own drinks from the Honesty Bar which will be added to their account.

Mariner Guesthouse and Villa a person sitting on a deck overlooking a body of water

Special offers at Mariner Guesthouse and Villa

Their Coastal Winter Getaway is a great opportunity to plan your next quiet staycation in Simon’s Town at a special rate. The deal includes a 2-night stay in a balcony room with amazing views, breakfast and a complimentary bottle of wine to enjoy at  R3500 for two. That’s 30% off the standard room rate or a saving of R1500. The offer is only valid for the winter season. Email or call to enquire.

Alternatively, all guests who book any room directly with the guesthouse can enjoy a 20% discount on their stay.

Where: 12 Harbour Heights Close (below, Harbour Heights Dr, Harbour Heights, Simon’s Town

Tel: 021 786 4528
Facebook: @MarinerGuestHouse
Instagram: @mariner_guesthouse

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