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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2008

I challenge anybody to find anything at Carol & Jo's hotel that is not first class. House is beautifully restored, rooms are excellent and the breakfast sets you up for the day. The thing that sets this hotel apart is the personal service you get from Carol and Jo focused on your preferences. Recommendations on restaurants , places to visit,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2008

Owners and staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. They gave us lots of advice on where to visit and restaurant recommendations - all of which helped to make our stay in Cape Town very special. The rooms are very stylish and spotlessly clean. Super breakfast - great choice for a hotel of this size - pancakes were delicious.... More 

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Fife, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2008

My partner and I stayed at Derwent for 7 days and we enjoyed every single one of them. Carol and Jo were actually away on holiday - and most of the reviews refer directly to Carol and Jo. We were pleased to find that the rest of the staff lived up to the standards mentioned on the other reviews even... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2008

We (my husband & I) have just returned from 2 fabulous weeks in South Africa. The trip was a present for my 50th so we were keen to stay in intimate, friendly, but slightly sophisticated accommodation. Derwent House did not disappoint! There is a reason why it is No 1.We spent the first 4 days of our holiday there. Both... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2008

A great location, excellent service and great hosts. The communal areas were well presented and very clean, food delightful. Secure parking space. Nothing too much trouble for the staff. Great view of table mountain. Excellent restaurant suggestions by hosts (clearly also fellow 'foodies' who like eating in quality restaurants). We'd go back tommorrow!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2008

This was one of the most gracious places we have ever stayed. Carol and her staff were always attentive to our needs but never intrusive. They were a great resource of knowledge regarding local dining, sight-seeing etc. Both common areas and rooms are beautiful and comfortable, band breakfasts are fabulous (though too much food!). The location is too far to... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2008

Wonderfully helpful hosts and an excellent little hotel. Perfect for a few days in Cape Town away from all the hustle and bussle of the more touristy areas. Room was loverly and breakfasts excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2008

Myself and a colleague stayed that the Derwent House Hotel in September on business. The service was fantastic, breakfast amazing - kept us going all day. The owners are really friendly well informed and really helpful regarding bars, restaurants and visitor sites. All of the rooms are different and the decor is very trendy but relaxing. In the evenings when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2008

We stayed for four nights from November 9th 2008. Carol and Jo are hands-on professionals who run a tight ship. They listen to their guests along with their staff. We had an excellent stay there. The positives were the well designed house with a womens' touch, the free WiFi, the piles of guide and picture books in the sitting room,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2008

We stayed at Derwent house for 6 nights from 2nd November 2008, for part of our honeymoon. Carol, Jo and the Team deserve every one of their 5 stars. We complimented them for maintaining such wonderful reviews on this website for so long, and they were both proud and appreciative of their status. So much has already been said before... More 

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