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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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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Submitted on behalf of my parents who don't have their own account: It was our second visit to this lovely peaceful boutique hotel.Excellent throughout with friendly staff and management.Well situated for reaching the waterfront and city some 5-10 minute taxi ride.Brilliant breakfasts and nicely furnished accommodation.The garden boasts a comfortable area for relaxation with a nice swimming pool.Will certainly stay... More 

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Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in Derwent House 3 days in January and my main observations where: + Good positioning in the Tamboerskloof on walking distance to both Kloofstreet and Longstreet, quiet area -specially at night, very near to road towards Camps Bay etc + Nice and helpful staff, small maintenance problems quickly addressed + Excellent pre-arrival communications - Room small and extremely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location with Table Mountain at the backdrop, great atmosphere, wonderful breakfast at a place where you feel at home immediately. Good restaurants on walking distance, but Derwent House itself is a quit spot in a great city.

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Dymchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently spent four nights here and cannot praise them too highly. All the staff were wonderful and, ultimately, it is the staff who make a hotel a success. I can't wait to stay here again. The hotel is well placed for the centre of the city and in easy walking distance of some great restaurants.The bedroom was imaginatively designed... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Derwent House and were very impressed. The whole house has a personal and very welcoming atmosphere. Staff was very helpful in making a reservation for one of the many restaurants in the area. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who needs a place to stay in Cape Town.

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed in January and in the Beautiful room, and want a beautiful view of Table Mountain from the window and private balcony. Breakfast had plenty of choice and staff were very friendly. The hotel is very chic, and boutique with lovely touches such as free port and brandy, daily cakes, iPad to borrow, honesty drinks fridge,... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small (boutique) 7 bedroom hotel that is as good as any anywhere in the world. Friendly and attentive staff calm guests and an honesty bar. Great for couples in their 30s and beyond. Not ideal for kids. The garden area has been turned into sun trap with pool and hot tub and a patio for breakfast. In a hilly... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited in December 2015 and stayed in Room #1. We enjoyed beautiful views of Table Mountain and a private balcony. Breakfast was wonderful and staff was overly friendly. They have movies at reception if you would like to borrow it for the night - we were too busy exploring to ever use this amenity, but they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back from our South Africa trip and already planning the next – can’t wait to get back to Cape Town and our newly discovered home-away-from-home at Derwent House. This is definitely going to become a favourite! This little guesthouse, centrally located near all the great restaurants and bars in Kloof Street is quite something. The eclectic style, décor and cosy... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The presence of the owners and high quality of service bblew us away. I brought my wife to Cape Town for a very special Holiday. I couldn`t have picked better hotel....quiet, great inviting decorm homey yet very Professional. The breakfast is something to write home about!!!. All this made the heat wave that Cape town experienced more bearable. This is... More 

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