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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   14 Derwent Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent three nights at the Derwent House between safaris and found it to be a very welcoming environment. Our room was a little small but comfortable and we had a stone terrace with an amazing view of Table Mountain. What made this hotel extra special was how it "felt" there. We did not feel like we were in a... More

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London England
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

DERWENT HOUSE We were recommended here by a friend who was very pleased with his stay. The hotel also regularly enjoys a top position in TA ratings for Cape Town. The hotel is owned by two British ladies, Carol & Jo, who emigrated to Cape Town some eight years ago. The reservation process and all other pre-arrival communications were handled... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Derwent House the first four nights of our family vacation in a South Africa. And our vacation couldn't get a better start. Of course the excellent weather we were lucky to have helped but this hotel had everything we wanted. Small, with a family feeling, nicely decorated, very we'll located, perfect service a fantastic breakfast. We had... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third stay at Derwent House, really everything has been said before by previous reviewers. It is a great boutique hotel in a fabulous position, run by a great team ! Always welcoming, always offering solutions when you need anything, and great ideas for exploring the city. The owners Carol and Jo constantly get it right

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights in Jan 2014. Although our room was apparently one of the larger rooms it would have been too small for a longer stay. The hotel is beautiful and very tastefully decorated. The staff were outstanding !! They gave us a couple of very good recommendations for restaurants. Nothing was too much trouble including doing... More

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Lightwater Uk
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131 reviews 131 reviews
42 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the favourable reviews on trip advisor I decided to book this hotel, sadly they were full, but they did have an apartment just behind the hotel. Checking in at the hotel reception, we were taken round the side of the building through electric gates into the apartment complex next door. First impressions were not too favourable, as you... More

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Sacramento, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The artwork, music playing in the background, and friendly staff were all signs that we had found a special boutique hotel to finish our vacation in Cape Town. The complimentary port and brandy were welcome on the rainy night we arrived late due to a delayed flight. Timothy gave us the full tour of the property and we were soon... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in a quiet side street just outside the city centre. A nice hotel, with comfortable clean rooms and friendly staff. There is limited private off-road parking available, if you pre-book. It's a fairly long but pleasant walk into the city centre and the Waterfront. And it is possible to walk from the hotel to Table Mountain, if you are... More

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a change of pace that was not in the middle of the City Center and not on the beach in Camps Bay either. Derwent House, located in a non-touristy area, which also happens to be very close to Table Mountain, is a wonderful place to stay to eat at local places like Roundhouse Rumbullion or Manna... More

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel on the basis of Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. The hotel is small but perfectly formed. Situated between Cape Town City Centre and Table Mountain it has around 10 rooms, a swimming pool and excellent lounge/lobby areas. It is a taxi ride from the City Centre or a long walk. The staff were very... More

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Additional Information about Derwent House Boutique Hotel

Also Known As:
Derwent Hotel Boutique
Derwent House Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
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
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#7 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Derwent House Boutique Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Derwent House is one of Cape Town’s most inviting Boutique Hotels. It combines chic contemporary elegance with a relaxing atmosphere. It is also incredibly well located just off the trendiest street in the City in between the City Centre and Table Mountain. With a total of 10 rooms and one apartment the atmosphere is friendly without being intrusive, and the staff team are dedicated to making your stay with us a success. Derwent House aims to meet your every need - air-con, fabulous pool, private decks, wireless connectivity, flat screens with satellite, DVD library, robes and slippers and extensive bar facilities. ... more   less 
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