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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

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Overview
14 Derwent Road Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always plan to stay at this lovely gem when we travel to Cape Town. Small enough to feel intimate with staff who genuinely make you feel welcomed and nothing seems to be too much trouble. Modern/African furnishings and great touches - complimentary port/sherry, tea...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent 4 nights at Derwent House as part of our Honeymoon. As we were arriving in Cape Town late at night, the hotel arranged a driver who was at the airport waiting for us and took us to the hotel - a real help...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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

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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
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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
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Romantic
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Family
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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$158 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Derwent Hotel Boutique
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$158 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Derwent Hotel Boutique
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
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Dining (81)
Pool & Beach (52)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Questions & Answers
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WATAQT
18 December 2018|
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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
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IsabelOh
2 October 2018|
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Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
We had a standard room- the bed was as large as our own 180x200.
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queenmaritini
17 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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Room Tips
"every room is good!"
charlesb257
1 week ago
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"First floor rooms with a balcony overlooking the pool are very nice."
ClerkenwellCutie
1 week ago
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"The apartments are fully equipped and lack nothing for a family stay."
Slinga53
13 Dec 2018
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"All are fabulous!"
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21 Oct 2018
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