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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful hotel! So nice and really helpful staff. I have never stayed at a hotel with a staff like this! The rooms and the hotel have beautiful decorations! The breakfast was excellent. The location in Garden is good, near to restaurants and bars....More

4  Thank Nettan66
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 20 January 2018

Tack, Nettan66! We really appreciate your generous endorsement, especially recognising our wonderful team. It's great to hear that we ticked all your boxes for attentive service, aesthetics, ambience, cuisine and address . . . we'll be looking forward to your [early!] return. Look for an...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I stayed three nights at Derwent House. The staff was extremely professional and helpful. They had many recommendations for restaurants, activities, and other information on Cape Town. They also helped to arrange a customised private wine tour that was a highlight of the trip.More

3  Thank Renee S
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Renee S, So pleased you enjoyed your quick getaway with us in Cape Town -- you really need to come back for longer next time! And especially thrilled that we facilitated your discovery of Raats Cabernet Franc -- among the many other delicious South...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Derwent House is a great hotel with a very friendly, helpful staff and great central location near Kloof Street! They really made our stay special by helping us reserve restaurant ressies and decorating our room for our honeymoon. We had the best time! PS. Go...More

3  Thank Megan S
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 14 January 2018

We take honeymoons very seriously, Megan S -- so we're really delighted that we were able to help make yours' extra special! Cape Town is such a romantic city . . . celebrating your honeymoon here over the new year is momentous ❤️️. That we...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly, excellent situation, lovely room, wonderfully hospitable, every little touch to make our stay memorable, complimentary home-made cakes, wine, tea-lights lit every night for us in our room, advice on excursions, restaurants, you name it, they did it! And all with a wonderful mixture of...More

3  Thank 305ivanw
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 14 January 2018

Thanks, 305ivanw -- looks like you noticed every little detail! It's great to hear that we helped make your Cape Town visit special. We really appreciate your recommendation and hope that you'll be back soon, now that you've both "rediscovered" the charms of this beautiful...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We returned for a second visit this time staying in a room with two balconies. Staff and management could not be more welcoming and helpful. Breakfasts excellent as always and the lounge a delight to sit in. The hotel is surrounded by a broad spectrum...More

3  Thank Martin B
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 14 January 2018

So lovely to have you back with us again this year, Martin B! It was great to see you both again, and particularly on this occasion, to be able to introduce you to a truly special wine discovery in the Kleinhoekkloof Shiraz. We love to...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$170 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#5 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$170 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#5 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (501)
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Dining (80)
Pool & Beach (67)
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Senallure R
15 February 2018|
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Response from Derwentowners | Property representative |
We are asking all guests to support our conservation efforts and observe the city's water use guidelines while staying with us. We launder linen less often, recycle grey water throughout the property and have installed water... More
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ronnie63_11
10 December 2017|
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Response from Derwentowners | Property representative |
Hi there, I am afraid that we do not have any 2-bedroom units at all. However, we do have adjacent rooms in close proximity and a suite . . . Please send me an e-mail with more detail and I will be able to give you a more... More
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ronnie63_11
10 December 2017|
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Response from ljrullman | Reviewed this property |
The Derwent House has a bedroom - wall but no door, but fine for us. Our 20 year old daughter slept on the sofa sleeper we pulled out. Reasonably priced, super location, great staff.
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"Room 3 has a good sized private balcony overlooking the pool from the front and Table Mountain from the side..."
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"All of the rooms are great and offer something different"
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"If available, ask for a room with Table Mountain view, all rooms are lovely, beautifully decorated."
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"All rooms were very nice!! I especially enjoyed room #3 which overlooked the pool area."
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