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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This hotel really is incredible, it is spacious and absolutely beautiful. The staff are so accommodating and welcoming. So many small details have been thought of. The staff went out of their way to make our 5 night stay a holiday we will not forget....More

1  Thank michellemilash
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 11 April 2018

Dear michellemilash, You've made our day with your kind and generous feedback -- as a team, we work hard at making sure that your stay is the very best it can be, so it's incredibly motivating to hear when we're getting it right! To have...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

My husband and I stayed at Derwent house for 5 nights back in November so I'm a bit late in writing this review, but I have no doubt that standards have remained as high as when we were there. This lovely boutique hotel is expertly...More

2  Thank RanjiJ
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 11 April 2018

Wow, RanjiJ -- what a stunning endorsement and definitely worth the wait . . . Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comprehensive and detailed feedback here: our whole team really appreciates it! We enjoyed your company and it was a...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This was our second stay: warmly welcomed, beautifully looked after, stayed in an upstairs room as original and comfortable as previously, just bigger! I’m full of admiration for the thoughtful way Anahid and the team manage the water problem, encouraging guests to be considerate, and...More

1  Thank Stefano6
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks for bringing up the artwork change, Stefano6! I'd love to do more of that -- just have to persuade the finance manager, and your review helps my cause. It's all about staying "unique"! We loved having you back again, albeit briefly, and glad you...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Without a doubt Derwent House is one of the most welcoming and friendly hotels we have visited. Anahid and her team, including Luca the manager, and support staff (including Amalga, Bukho, Xolani and Mash), were so helpful and went out of their way to ensure...More

2  Thank Iain H
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 10 April 2018

What a wonderful review from wonderful guests -- and now friends! Heartfelt thanks, Iain H, for taking the time to share your Derwent House experience with others. Your many exotic and varied years of luxury travel all over the globe lend special weight to your...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

From the moment we walked in we were made to feel very welcome. Staff are extremely friendly and attentive, asking each morning for our plans and if they can help with any arrangements and enquiring about our days at the end. Excellent interior design, with...More

1  Thank Simon F
Response from Derwentowners, General Manager at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 10 April 2018

Dear ElFentoni, Thanks so much for this great commendation: "friendly, "stylish" and "boutique" are all our mantra at Derwent House, so we're overjoyed to get your kind feedback! Speaking for the team, we truly enjoyed hosting you two and helping plan / organise your Cape...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 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
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$114 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 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$114 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 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 (515)
Room & Suite (198)
Dining (81)
Pool & Beach (67)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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queenmaritini
16 July 2018|
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Response from Derwentowners | Property representative |
No bed bugs -- promise . . . They are not an issue in South Africa in general.
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Judy B
10 May 2018|
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Response from mbs2014 | Reviewed this property |
Just ask to make sure. We had a King/twin.
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Senallure R
13 March 2018|
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Response from Derwentowners | Property representative |
Hi Senallure, yes, so far, we are still able to keep the pool open for use!
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Room Tips
"All are great!"
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"All rooms are beautiful but quiet different. Look at the photo gallery and ask for availability."
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"room number one has table mountain view"
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"It would be helpful to contact the owner, Anahid, to obtain information about the rooms as they vary somewhat..."
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