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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

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Dining (81)
Ratings and reviews
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Private Balcony
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
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 combines historic charm, contemporary Afro-chic style and all mod-cons for a...
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Location and contact
14 Derwent Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
18.5 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
50 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
2.8 km from Table Mountain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic little hotel that has a real homely feel and very friendly staff. Parked my car in the property in their driveway, and was made to feel part of the family. Rooms were quite large, and I had a fantastic balcony to the east and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite simply the best hotel I’ve ever stayed in. I cannot emphasise enough how amazing the experience at Derwent house is. The location is really convenient, in a really cool area of Cape Town and about 25 mins walk to the waterfront. Rooms are decorated...More

1  Thank Holmesey
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful endorsement, Holmesey! On behalf of the entire team, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for this generous review! "Quite simply the best" is just amazing: we're thrilled that you loved your Derwent House experience so much. We do work...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Derwent House is a beautiful small hotel in the middle of the action but on a quiet side street. The hospitality is spectacular as are the common areas. The total property is only 22 rooms so every guest feels special. They have a very nice...More

1  Thank craig w
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks, craig w, for your generous and thoughtful feedback -- it's always great to hear from guests that they enjoyed our hospitality! That's what we live for, and as a team, we really appreciate your letting us know what you enjoyed. We do passionately...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't think of a better place to stay in Cape Town. Smartly designed and decorated, ultra comfortable, with thoughtful touches like electric blankets and a handyphone (a smartphone for your use during your stay). Conveniently located on a quiet street near the foot of Table...More

1  Thank habiad
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, habiad -- thanks so much for this great endorsement: "Perfect!" is all we could hope for! We loved hosting your family for your sadly-too-short stay. Your enthusiasm, energy and appreciation for our beautiful city was infectious and admirable--I'm delighted we were able to help...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Read the revisi for Derwent Hotel, stay in this fabulous well run friendly boutique hotel,incredilbe breakfast, fast Internet, poolside refreshing, nice designer bathroom products, beach bags, comfortable, elegant yet relaxing furniture and beautiful artwork at every turn,short taxi ride from the beach or Cita area,superbly...More

2  Thank youirtrav
Response from Derwentowners, General Manager at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks, youirtrav, for your generous feedback! Short and sweet, you covered everything fellow travellers need to know about your stay with us -- very much appreciated! We were all in awe at how much you managed to pack into your stay in Cape Town...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$115 - US$233 (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$115 - US$233 (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)
Questions & Answers
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queenmaritini
July 16, 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
May 10, 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
March 13, 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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