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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

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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 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 3 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 11 June 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

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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

Reviewed 4 June 2018

We absolutely loved everything about Derwent House. We had the most amazing welcome upon arrival and Derwent House truly is very beautiful with a fabulous South African charm which was enhanced by the most incredible staff that I have come across in a very long...More

Thank christinewedgwood
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 6 June 2018

Thanks so much, christinewedgwood -- "my perfect place to stay" is as good as it gets: what a wonderful endorsement! As a team, we're all thrilled at your lovely feedback and just can't thank you enough. It was an absolute pleasure to have you with...More

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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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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
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
Hotel class
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
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queenmaritini
17 July 2018|
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Response from pbaGeorgia | Reviewed this property |
No. I cannot imagine Derwent House having bedbugs. My daughter and I much enjoyed our visit. I highly recommend staying here!
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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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