Simon's Town Quayside Hotel is perched right on the water's edge of this naval town's yacht basin. It is in Jubilee Square and boasts stunning views of the ocean and Simon's Kloof Mountains as well as prime access to the many shops, galleries, restaurants and markets of this quaint seaside resort just outside Cape Town.
The Simon's Town Quayside Hotel has an official 4-star rating and is ideal for travellers visiting the Western Cape for business or pleasure. Superior accommodation and ample conference facilities combine to ensure an all-encompassing getaway for guests from around the world.
There are eight Luxury Rooms, 13 Superior Rooms and five Standard Rooms available at the Simon's Town Quayside Hotel. Views of False Bay and the yacht basin (Luxury and Superior rooms) or the stunning mountains (Standard Rooms) continue to lure guests back to this opulent facility year after year. The Luxury Rooms each have a twin bed and balcony while the Superior Rooms offer a choice between two queen-size bedded units and 11 twin-bedded units. The Standard Rooms are all twin-bedded.
All suites have the convenience of an en-suite bathroom, bath and separate shower.
Guests of Simon's Town Quayside Hotel enjoy the in-room facilities as well as the convenient amenities offered by the hotel. Each room has air-conditioning units or fans, a safe, TV with satellite, mini bar, hairdryer, Internet access, tea and coffee station and telecommunications equipment. Room service and a 24-hour reception service ensure the guests are cared for at all times. In addition, the hotel offers babysitting services, safe parking, laundry facilities, conference venues and equipment, and close proximity to tourist hotspots, restaurants and shops.
Business and Executive Meetings
There is a fully-equipped Business Centre for corporate guests. These offer faxing, printing and photocopying facilities as well as Wi-Fi Internet access (available throughout the hotel).
Simon's Town is a tourist Mecca. As such, it caters for a wide variety of tastes, preferences and cuisines. There are a host of eateries located within walking distance of the Simon's Town Quayside Hotel, many of which are within the Quayside Waterfront Centre itself.
Many of the restaurants are situated on the water's edge, providing breath-taking views to complement world-class flavours.
South Africa is known for its fantastic wines. The Western Cape is a particularly acclaimed source of such vintages. Most menus are jam-packed with such impressive wines, sure to match any meal and win favour with any palate.
Guests who prefer the privacy of their own suite have access to room service throughout the day.
Simon's Town Quayside Hotel has two conference venues. The Drakensberg and the Outeniqua.
The Drakensberg caters for groups of 60 delegates, providing them with world-class equipment and a breakaway room for private discussions, brainstorming, and so on.
The Outeniqua is a smaller venue, accommodating only 15 delegates for more intimate events. The delegates using the Outeniqua venue also have access to a private lounge.
Equipment available in each venue includes a flip chart, overhead projector, whiteboard, and stationary microphone (on request). Additional equipment can be organised. Guests requiring something extra should discuss their needs with the hotel, who will arrange to provide such equipment at extra cost. Team Building In the past, these conference facilities as well as the sights, sounds and attractions of Simon's Town have made for ideal team building initiatives.
Simon's Town Quayside Hotel is just over 30 minutes from Cape Town's city bowl. As such, visitors are assured of a full itinerary, with never a dull moment.
Boulders Beach is home to Africa's largest penguin colony. Alternatively, there are several shark cage diving services in the area for the more adventurous. Having the ocean on your doorstep opens up a plethora of fun and exciting things to do. Sailing, swimming, surfing, kayaking, formal boat trips, SCUBA diving, fishing and whale watching are just some ways to spend lazy summer days in South Africa.
Simon's Town is a particularly historical town. Its heritage is evident in all of its streets, memorials and museums. The Simon's Town Historic Mile is intriguing and makes for the ideal way to enjoy the sunshine.
Other popular attractions include:
34° 11 min 34.4 sec SOUTH
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From Simon's Town, it takes only 15 minutes to get to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, 30 minutes to Kirstenbosh Botanical Gardens and Groot Constantia Wine Estate and just under an hour to reach Cape Town's International Airport.