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Magellan's Passage

4-star4 stars
3 Meryl RoadSimon's Town, Cape TownWestern Cape7995South Africa

4-star guesthouse with indoor pool, near Boulders Beach
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Excellent Food
Tasty breakfast
Awesome vibe
Great room
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From 125 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Magellan's Passage

from ZAR 1,690
  • Mountain Facing
  • Sea & Mountain Facing
  • Sea Facing
  • Cottage
  • Pool Facing suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 6 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Express check-in
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Due to drought conditions, water restrictions apply at this property until further notice. Guests can expect periodic water supply outages or reduced water pressure during their stay. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station pickup *


  • Free self parking


  • Beach shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach towels
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2010
  • Elevator/lift
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


On Site

  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site


  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Magellan's Passage’s small print

Also known as

  • Magellan's Passage Cape Town
  • Magellan's Passage House
  • Magellan's Passage House Cape Town


  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 6 PM.
  • For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Optional extras

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 550 per vehicle (one way)

    Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

    Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    What’s around Magellan's Passage


    • Boulders Beach - 16 min walk
    • Simon's Town Country Club - 18 min walk
    • Warrior Toy Museum - 19 min walk
    • Noorul Islam Heritage Museum - 19 min walk
    • Fisherman's Beach - 22 min walk
    • Just Nuisance Statue - 23 min walk
    • Simon's Town Museum - 30 min walk
    • Ross Gower Wines - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km

    Getting around

    • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 50 min drive
    • Free self parking
    • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
    • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

    Recent reviews

    Exceptional 9.8 From 34 reviews

    Magellan's Passage
    Fabulous place! Book a sea view.
    This is a fabulous place. I stayed in a huge room with a large balcony with gorgeous water views. The whole inn is lovely, and the staff is super accommodating and so nice. I would surely stay here again.
    Tracey, us3 night trip
    Magellan's Passage
    Lovely service food 5*
    A lovely relaxing stay with great service and food. Convenient for the cape point and cape of good hope.
    stephen, gb2 night romance trip
    Magellan's Passage
    Amazing value for luxury
    Amazing value and service. Great view, huge rooms, tons of amenities, such as heated bathroom floor and balcony.
    Thomas, us1 night romance trip
    Magellan's Passage
    Absolute Perfection
    Sunday 18 September - Stunning Views. Beautiful Accommodation. Delicious Breakfast. PHENOMENAL STAFF. The perfect stay.
    A Traveller, us1 night trip with friends
    Magellan's Passage
    Perfect weekend getaway
    Long weekend during business trip. Perfect place to relax and close to all amenities/ local restaurants/ lots to do in Simon's Town if you can bear to tear yourself away from the large, stylish and very comfortable suites with amazing views. Immaculate home from home, exceptionally friendly and helpful staff, no detail left to chance. Experienced chef should you wish to dine in with notice. Will definitely return if there is opportunity to do so.
    Alan, gb3 night romance trip

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