We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Derwent House Boutique Hotel

Traveller (546)
360
Panoramas (1)
Dining (81)
Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
27 Jan28 Jan
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$195.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cape Town Central hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e3e1b0a111244dc7a85d488cf85d3886", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":638954,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[35112543],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":27,"month":1,"year":2019},"checkout":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2019},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":195,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e3e1b0a111244dc7a85d488cf85d3886","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":195,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":195,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Derwent House Boutique Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImUzZTFiMGExMTEyNDRkYzdhODVkNDg4Y2Y4NWQzODg2IiwiQUlLIjoiMTQyN2M3MzVjMmIxNDhiZWE3NjY1MTdiMjVhNTQ3ZTQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "27/01/2019", "checkOut": "28/01/2019", "lowestPrice": "US$195", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"35112543":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (1,565)
Filter reviews
1,449 results
Traveller rating
1,363
75
6
2
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1,363
75
6
2
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews honesty bar kloof street table mountain our honeymoon little touches honor bar mobile phone millers thumb home away from home south africa camps bay restaurant recommendations communal areas tea coffee stay in cape town every evening car hire
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 1,449 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Luca and the lovely team at Derwent, we enjoyed a wonderful and comfortable stay in Cape Town helped by... insider info on getting the most from your experiences, last minute table bookings at “full” restaurants, an affordable hire car when there was “no...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank RobS6
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 4 days ago

We're delighted you enjoyed your "birthday surprise," RobS6 🎈--and only too happy to share our local know-how, contacts and insights into how to make the most of your Cape Town visit. Many visitors are surprised by how crazy the city gets over the festive season,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited with my best friend and not only is the hotel vibrant, clean and has amazing decor, but the staff is top notch. Amalga is so friendly and helpful. Always helped us plan our day and suggest great restaurants. The breakfast is delicious, still...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank msbkchic
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear msbkchic, We're delighted that Derwent House is your "only choice" when staying in Cape Town -- and we really look forward to seeing you back very soon (mums or no mums 😊)! You two were the life and soul of the hotel during your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing service, room, food, location...will definitely come back again!! Also loved the fact that you offered local cellphones that we could use while we were out and about. Thank you for a great time in Cape Town. You guys are the best!More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank melio0517
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

You're the best, melio0517 -- thank YOU so much for this glowing endorsement! You've summed up our key objectives for excellence (plus our fortuitous address) and made our day. Glad you were able to make good use of the handy smartphone as well. We're proud...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my colleagues have stayed at Derwent House a number of times for work and cannot recommend it more highly! It is such a warm, comfortable, stylish hotel with excellent service, great central location and near to some lovely bars, restaurants and independent shops....More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank tequilaandlime
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear tequilaandlime, It has been a huge privilege and pleasure hosting you and your colleagues for the past few years and we hope that we see you back for pleasure next time--perhaps family in tow?? Thank you so much for this wonderful recommendation: I'm so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at Derwent House in December 2018 to start off our Honeymoon. It was by far the best place we stayed on our trip. I have been to Cape Town three times and this was the best place I have every...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Charles B
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Happy new year to you both, Charles B--hope you've taken some Cape Town sunshine with you to see you through the Toronto winter! We love hosting honeymooners and take the responsibility very seriously: these are memories you'll definitely keep for the rest of your life,...More

View more reviews
About
Description
In a city renowned for hospitality, Derwent House stands out as one of Cape Town's leading boutique guesthouses. Located in the heart of the vibrant Tamboerskloof/Gardens neighbourhood, this small hotel More combines historic charm, contemporary Afro-chic style and all mod-cons for a uniquely Capetonian blend of ambience, warmth, and comfort. Our wonderful team completes the picture -- we go the extra mile for you and our guests leave as friends. We love colour and celebrate African design - you'll find it everywhere. But when it comes to the basics - like breakfast, bedding, showers, climate control, Wi-fi or news from home - we don't compromise so you don't have to. At Derwent House, you're steps away from the hustle and buzz of Kloof Street, with its collection of superb restaurants, bars and trendy boutiques--and just a few further to the nightlife hub of Bree and Long Streets. Yet just a short car journey from the Table Mountain cable car, the beaches of Clifton or Camp's Bay, and the V&A Waterfront. There's nowhere more central -- but come and see for yourself. We're waiting for you! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$157 - US$254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Derwent Hotel Boutique
,
Derwent House Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$157 - US$254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Derwent Hotel Boutique
,
Derwent House Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Photos
Traveller (546)
Room & Suite (149)
Dining (81)
Pool & Beach (52)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 114 nearby hotels
More Quarters Hotel
661 reviews
.26 km away
Cape Cadogan
787 reviews
.32 km away
Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa
449 reviews
.49 km away
Lady Hamilton Hotel
325 reviews
.50 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,304 nearby restaurants
The Black Sheep Restaurant
980 reviews
.18 km away
Carne
271 reviews
.18 km away
Manna Epicure
698 reviews
.18 km away
Cafe Paradiso
908 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 893 nearby attractions
Cape Town Holocaust Centre
98 reviews
.89 km away
The Labia
97 reviews
.78 km away
Great Synagogue
27 reviews
.90 km away
Gary Flynn - Cape Discovery Tours
52 reviews
.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
WATAQT
18 December 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from annba21 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we never felt unsafe around the hotel. It's a residential area and the hotel has a security guard outside during the night. The walk from the hotel to the restaurants on Kloof Nek Road and Buitengragt Street is short... More
1
Vote
IsabelOh
1 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
We had a standard room- the bed was as large as our own 180x200.
0
Votes
queenmaritini
16 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Derwentowners | Property representative |
No bed bugs -- promise . . . They are not an issue in South Africa in general.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"every room is good!"
charlesb257
1 week ago
Read review
"First floor rooms with a balcony overlooking the pool are very nice."
ClerkenwellCutie
1 week ago
Read review
"The apartments are fully equipped and lack nothing for a family stay."
Slinga53
13 Dec 2018
Read review
"All are fabulous!"
R4914IEsarahb
21 Oct 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing