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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Atlanta
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2008

During our brief stay in Cape Town, my boyfriend and I spent 4 nights at the Derwent House. Definitely one of the best guest houses in the area. We were able to walk to restaurants and bars on the well-known Kloof Street. We were also able to arrange a wine tour through the hotel. Hennie was a great guide and... More 

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Limassol
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

We are very pleased to be able to confirm that Carol and Jo fully deserve the praise that other Cape Town visitors have heaped on Derwent House on this website. They have truly created a wonderful Boutique Hotel that made our four day stay in room 9 most memorable. They have considerable local knowledge and always had time to talk... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2008

I was just looking through some photos of our trip to Cape Town in Feb. and i realised i never left a review for Derwent House. I must confess i can be rather lazy about this sort of thing but in the case of D.H. this is inexcusable! This was by far the best accommodation during our two week stay... More 

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New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2008

This boutique hotel was absolutely perfect in every way. Carol and Jo made sure every one of our needs were taken care of, it was serene and beautifully decorated. Very close to Kloof St. but far enough so that it was never loud. We had such a good time in Capetown and Carol and Jo and the staff at the... More 

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milano
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2008

The hotel is beautiful, super clean and comfortable. The rooms are of beautiful design and the pool area is tidy and very relaxing. The service is excellent and Jo and Carol (who run the place) are great in helping out with planning your tours and fully appreciating cape town and its surroundings. (They also helped us in arranging things in... More 

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Ayrshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2008

My hubby and I have just returned from 11 glorious nights at Derwent House! If you intend staying in Cape Town, don't miss the opportunity of staying there, with the best service we have ever experienced, delivered by Carol, Jo and their fabulous staff. We ate in the best restaurants recommended by Carol/Jo and tasted the best wines. They organised... More 

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Cambridge, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2008

It is just wonderful. Jo and Carol and their staff do everything possible to make your stay comfortable and fun. The rooms are all different and the breakfast is excellent. All the staff will help you plan your side trips and are very knowledge about the area. It is centrally located for the cable car, waterfront, downtown and very near... More 

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Grand Baie
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2008

Ab Fab! Treat yourself - Derwent House is a wonderful find in a very convenient part of Cape Town. The hospitality, comfort, food, service, situation, price, friendliness and information/assistance available, all rate as exceptional. Carol (and Jo and the rest of the staff) go out of their way to make this a home from home and it all comes highly... More 

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Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2008

My wife and I stayed twice at the Derwent house during our month-long trip to South Africa in June and July 2008. We recommend it highly. Viewed simply as accommodation, it’s excellent. For complicated reasons we wound up staying in four different rooms (they have about ten). All were well furnished in a contemporary style; we’d have been happy to... More 

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Dijon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2008

We chose Derwent House for a stay in Cape Town whilst trying to work out the answer to a job offer in the city. We didn't have much time and we had a million things to find out - all very speedy and stressful. Anyway - we couldn't recommend DH more highly - you are greeted personally at the door... More 

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