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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2008

Had a fantastic 4 night stay at Derwent House. The reviews on this site led us to expect something special and my wife and I were not disappointed. The staff and facilities are excellent, nothing is too much trouble. Highly recommend the hotel as a base to explore this wonderful part of Africa. Dom and Lisa Marley UK

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2008

My husband and I stayed at Derwent House for 2 nights in August. We were delighted to discover that all the fabulous comments on TripAdvisor were actually true. Derwent House is a fantastic place to stay. All the facilities of a boutique hotel with the homely comforts of a bed and breakfast. The location is excellent, with cafes and bars... More 

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Lesotho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2008

I would strongly recommend Derwent House to anyone passing through Cape Town - we had a fabulous experience there. First, the hotel is in a perfect location in a "mid-town" area of Cape Town with a beautiful view of Table Mountain. It is probably about 3 or 4 km from the city center. There are a number of great restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2008

Our stay at Derwent House, decided upon after reading reviews on Trip Advisor, was everything we had expected and then a great deal more! We could never have anticipated the attention and care we received from the owners and the entire staff; from arranging for and setting up our daily outings right down to moving our suitcases to another guest... More 

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Anthrobaby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2008

A friend and I stayed at the Derwent Guest House for 4 nights. We were instantly impressed and instantly felt at home. The bedroom was beautiful, well appointed, comfortable and I loved the modern, clean style. The bathroom was even better! A full tub and gorgeous big shower (we're American, so the shower is important!) and a view of the... More 

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africaafrica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2008

I took my sister to stay at Derwent house as a special 40th birthday present. I did not know Cape Town at all. Jo and Carol, the owners were realy helpful in planning our trip and activities, nothing was too much trouble. They welcomed us, and made us feel at home, you could help yourself to coffee and cakes during... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2008

Location - Well located for evenning dinners near by (walking distance) Rooms / Decor - Nicely finished + very high quality Overall - lots of little touches that make the boutique hotel experience very postive and memorable Carol & Jo (the managers) - had the right balance between giving us space and helping us organise the things we wanted to... More 

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washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2008

A lovely, stylish boutique hotel in a fantastic location that really felt like a home away from home. The owners, Carol and Jo, personally make you feel welcome and make every effort to ensure you enjoy your time in Cape Town. The food was delicious and the staff was very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2008

Stayed 4 nights very friendly warm atmosphere staff and owners Carol and Jo were very helpful in helping us organise dinners out and transport to various locations. Derwent House very comfortable stay central location walking distance from downtown and would recommend. Will stay there when next in Cape Town.

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St Helena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2008

I am very glad that I looked on this website when I was looking for somewhere to stay in Cape Town. Derwent House richly deserves its first place in the rankings. We stayed three nights and nothing seemed too much trouble for Carol, Jo and the staff. We will definitely stay here again when next in Cape Town.

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