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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

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14 Derwent Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rye, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I were immediately charmed by the ambience and very kind hospitality of the owner, who arranged for us to enjoy a drink overlooking the pool as they made up our room a couple of hours earlier than the regular check in time. This chic boutique hotel goes out of its way to make you feel like family... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I really love this place. The best part is the staff who treat you like family and pretty much do anything for you. We got an apartment, which is just a little outside the main compound, but with a suite instead of a single room. They left us snacks, a converter, picnic supplies, beach towels -- basically... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Derwent House for 6 nights. Great cosy boutique hotel altogether. We had room nr 2, with 2 balconies and therefor views to the city centre as well as the table mountain and the lions head (my favorite). The room itself was very small, so we had to remove a chair to have more space for our suitcases. The... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I booked a 3 night stay here as part of our honeymoon and it was incredible! First off, the location was great, easy to get to from the airport (we rented a car and they even had free parking for us), views of table mountain, and right on Kloof st and Long st which were great to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second visit to the hotel and I can say without a doubt that each trip is getting more and more enjoyable (not the case with most hotels). The ambiance let alone location was perfect. This is truly the hotel for guests who appreciate good homely service.

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Houston, Texas
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This local boutique hotel packs 5 star service at a reasonable price. The rooms were fun, arty, comfortable, and squeaky clean. The location was tucked away in a safe and walkable neighborhood of Cape Town. Close to all of the action, but far enough to enjoy quiet evenings out on the deck. The staff went above and beyond in their... More 

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor we booked a 3 night stay at the Derwent. It's located just off the main road to Table Mountain and thus if you have a car you are ideally positioned for the mountain, Camps Bay, Clifton and Cape Town City Centre. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by the professional staff and throughout or... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really nice time here. The location is very convenient for everything and easy if you need to park a car. They gave great advice on things to do. The breakfast was fantastic, definitely will fill you up. We stayed for 4 nights and had a great time. It was too windy to use the pool, but it looked... More 

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london
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 8 nights over new year. We were a group of 6 including teenagers and a grandparent and it suited everyone. Quieter than the waterfront yet moments away from the bars/restaurants in Kloof street. Staff were excellent and had lots of good restaurant recommendations.Finally we had 4 rooms which were all really nice but room 2 was... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed at Derwent House and highly recommend. The property itself was in an excellent location close to Kloof Street restautants, Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront and Camps Bay and rooms were spacious and elegant. The swimming pool/hot tub and lounge areas were beautiful. Staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast outdoors was a highlight, with... More 

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