General Description Marlinspike Guest Lodge is well placed for your Cape Town holiday. Situated in Hout Bay, it is out of the busy city area with unobstructed views of the sea and the un-populated mountains. Relax and enjoy the rural open space knowing you only a short drive to the centre of Cape Town. In Hout Bay itself there is plenty to do. Take a trip to Duiker Island to see the seals and view the village from the sea, or visit the famous World of Birds which boasts a wide variety of local and exotic species. Hout Bay has a rich history as an outpost for the defense of the Cape and there are a number of old cannons. If you would prefer to hike the mountains, there are numerous options just speak to Paul and he'll point you in the right direction. Being only 25 minutes drive from the center of Cape Town, Table Mountain and The Waterfront are close by. We are also half way to Cape Point and you can enjoy the scenic drive along the famous Chapmans Peak drive to get to Cape Point and further round the peninsula to visit Boulders beach and the penguins. We also recommend that you stop off in Kalk bay and visit the antique shops and restaurants in the area. On your return, you can visit one of the many wine farms in the Constantia area and possibly try one of the excellent restaurants on the farms before coming back for a well deserved drink in our pub. You may also choose to take your drink and enjoy the evening on the balcony overlooking the lights of the town of Hout Bay and the harbour. Transportation The Airport to Hout Bay. When you leave the Airport, take the N2 to Cape Town. As you approach Cape Town take (about 10 minutes from the airport), take the M3 (Muizenberg) off ramp. This will take you past the University of Cape Town. Turn right at the first traffic lights into Rhodes Drive. Pass Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on your right, and at the T junction, where you have the right of way, turn right. Stay on this road until you get to the circle on the top of Constantia Neck. Take the second left off the circle and this will take you into Hout Bay. Hout Bay to MarlinspikeAt the second traffic Circle in Hout Bay, turn right into Princess Street, and proceed over the bridge to a second Circle where you turn left into Victoria Avenue towards the harbour. Pass Mariner's Wharf on your left. Continue 600m and you will see a paved road on your right and you will see the first of 5 Marlinspike Lodge direction signs. Take this road (up a steep hill)At the first T junction, turn right into Karbonkel Road. Take the second right into Bay View Road, (first road right after the community centre) and then the first right, into Marlin Crescent. Proceed about 200m and you will find Marlinspike Lodge, an orange building building on the bend, on the left, opposite a large church.
15 Marlin Crescent Hout Bay
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