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Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor spa tub
Smart TV
Family Apartment | Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Overview of Penguinden


3.5-star property
3.5-star guesthouse in Simon's Town

9,6/10 Exceptional

6 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathtub
57 Dorries Drive, Simon's Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7975

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Simon's Town

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 68 min drive


  • Cafe Penguino - 3 min drive
  • Seaforth Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Monocle & Mermaid - 4 min drive
  • Cafe Pescado - 4 min drive
  • Lekker - 4 min drive

About this property


Enjoy your visit to Cape Town with a stay at Penguinden. The spa tub makes for a relaxing end to the day, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include washing machines and refrigerators.


English, Italian, Portuguese

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; your host will greet you
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Spa tub


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Smart television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Washing machine

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.


This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Penguinden Cape Town
Penguinden Cape Town
Penguinden Guesthouse
Penguinden Guesthouse Cape Town
Penguinden Cape Town
Penguinden Guesthouse
Penguinden Guesthouse Cape Town

Frequently asked questions

Does Penguinden offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Penguinden does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Penguinden?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Penguinden?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Penguinden?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Penguinden?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Penguinden and nearby?
Penguinden has a spa tub and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Penguinden?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Monocle & Mermaid (2.1 mi), Cafe Pescado (2.1 mi), and Harbour View (2.2 mi).
Does Penguinden have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Penguinden like?
Penguinden is a short 1-minute walk from Table Mountain National Park and 10 minutes' walk from Fisherman's Beach.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

Couples getaway
We enjoyed ourselves, the sea view is beautiful and nice and private Just abit windy for us so we didn't use the hot tub
Jamie-Lee, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Overnight stay
We just stayed the night, but really enjoyed our stay. The views and the jacuzzi was the highlight of our stay. John is a very friendly host
Martin, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Unforgettable sight, amazing view.
Emeka, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Zero complaints
Nice rooms and the guy there was friendly and helpful... if we find yourselves in the area again we will be staying here again 😊
Andrew, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Detlef, 9-night family trip
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