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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 14 Derwent Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After travelling in Botswana DH was recommended as a base in Capetown. We planned to stay for three nights but extended to stay for five - we liked it! Convenient location near Kloof Street restaurants and bars with recommendations and reservations made by the DH team. The rooms are calm, tasteful understated luxury around the pool jacuzzi and deck area.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed there for 5 nights!!! It was so nice!!! Staffs prepared breakfast bags for us before we were picked up for shark cage diving at 430am in the morning. They suggested us a nice restaurant at camp bay and things to do. Every time we came back from some sort of activities they had a nice kitchen that we... More 

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Inveresk, near Edinburgh Scotland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have travelled all over the world and, thanks to the kind and very caring staff, this has been one of the nicest places we've ever stayed in. For a quiet, relaxed vacation, this is hard to beat, yet very handy for all parts of Cape Town, especially many great restaurants. Decor stylishly understated. Spotlessly clean. Being able to help... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Derwent House is a lovely small hotel with excellent, friendly and personal service -- so helpful in setting up (very last minute) a Stellenbosch wine tour. It is located in a residential neighborhood but convenient to an excellent gastropub (Black Sheep) -- but note that it may take 10-15 minutes for a cab once called. My room was beautiful with... More 

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Berks, UK
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here two years ago and were welcomed back as old friends - we stayed again in Room 3 which is spacious and has a long balcony overlooking the pool and is pleasantly shaded. I just re-read my old review and am pleased to see that the shower, which I previously criticised, seems to have been upgraded. The team... More 

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Shefield England
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly wonderful place to stay and it more than lived up to the expectations we had from the numerous positive comments posted on Tripadvisor. We loved the location, the décor and the breakfasts but most of all the level of service provided by the staff, all of whom helped you feel very special and welcome. The place... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first stop on our 2 week holiday and we spent 4 lovely nights here. All of the staff went out of their way to be helpful and chatted to you each day. They also arranged a complimentary bottle of fizz for my boyfriend's birthday, which was a lovely, thoughtful touch. The breakfast menu is really impressive for... More 

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156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying in Cape Town and you like the smaller, friendly boutique hotel, book here - it really is very pleasant. My wife booked the through one of the travel web sites and, from start to finish, the stay was excellent. Start was pre-arrival emails giving us advice on things to book ahead, and on onward travel plans.... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Derwent House was the first place we stayed on our recent, and first, trip to South Africa. We went on to stay in 7 other places on an amazing, memorable trip, all of which were great in their own way but this little hotel is the one that stands out for us in terms of hospitality and service. Our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We arrived from our safari week to 4 days of luxury in this small boutique hotel in beautiful Capetown. We had arranged for a guide for one day, but on our free days the staff at the hotel were most helpful advising us about transportation, places to visit, where to eat, making reservations, calling cabs. The breakfasts were sensational. We... More 

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Address: 14 Derwent Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Derwent House Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Derwent Hotel Boutique
Derwent House Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#6 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#6 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#7 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central

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