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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2008

My fiance and I are due to stay here 30th November to the 5th December, and although I haven't even been there yet I have felt so compelled to write a review. I decided months ago to book this hotel based on the wonderful reviews I have read on this site. So far Carol (one of the owners) has already... More 

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Nyon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2008

My wife and I went to Cape Town on holiday in September. We booked 12 nights at the Derwent House Hotel - a long stay for Cape Town, where most people visit for a few days. I was worried we would not find enough to fill our time but Jo and Carol ensured that we know about everything going on... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2008

My Husband and I Booked Room #2 for our stay Sept 13th for 4 nights. I have to say this boutique hotel was one of our favorites in the world. It is cozy, beautifully decorated, very clean, and in a great location. Carol is a wonderful host. She gave great recommendations and even printed an itinerary for us on our... More 

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Leeds
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2008

We spent five nights here as part of our honeymoon and could not have dreamed of a better place to stay. Great location, lovely room (with outdoor hot tub!), really friendly and helpful staff. The little touches make Derwent House - the well stocked honesty fridge; complimentary cakes, biscuits and port; great local knowledge and recommendations from the staff. Most... More 

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Bristol
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2008

DH is a real gem. You are made very welcolmed by Carol, Jo, and all the staff. The hotel is tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean, and the lounge areas are a great place to rest and relax after a busy day sight seeing, where you can help yourself to complimentary tea/coffee and delicious cakes (there is also Port and Sherry... More 

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Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2008

Having travelled fairly extensively even with the nicest hotels you can usually think of something that might be done better. Not here. Beautiful rooms in fantastic condition with wonderful fittings and finishings maintained to a very high standard. The staff can't do enough for you and they recommended places to eat, made the reservations and even arranged a taxi without... More 

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Manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2008

At the risk of repeating a number of previous reviews. What a great hotel with excellent owners and staff. Nice quiet location with beautiful rooms. Thank you Jo and Carol for a great week.

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Brasilia,Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2008

I and my wife have recently been to Derwent for a 3 nights period. It was our final destination after a 2 weeks trip crossing the garden route, the south african south coast line, the klein karoo and the wineries. I 've been to many places during my life and, certainly, South Africa is one of the most beautiful countries... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2008

I stayed at Derwent House for a couple of night at the end of September before flying back home after one month travelling in South Africa. This place is amazing and provided a perfect way to end my trip. Everything from booking the room to ensuring that I got to the airport is time was time extremely well and I... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2008

What can I say ~ from the minute we checked in we loved everything about the Derwent House: the amazing hospitality from the staff, our beautifully furnished room, relaxing setup with fireplace in the familyroom which was such a welcome treat to arrive back too after a long day of sightseeing and then starting each day with a delicious breakfast.... More 

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