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Derwent House Boutique Hotel

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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
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  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Derwent House’s owner used to open high-end Hilton’s and he has brought that experience to this beautiful boutique hotel. The attention to detail from every member of staff is noticeable and is more typical of a 5 star hotel like a Ritz Carlton. But everyone...More

1  Thank Britishbird65
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear Britishbird65, What a great 5 star posting -- thanks so much for your incredibly generous feedback. You've hit the nail on the head: we're a small, close-knit team that's passionate about what we do. Our amazing staff definitely make "the Derwent House difference." That...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here to at the start of our honeymoon in SA and we are so happy we chose Derwent House. The staff, the rooms, the pool, everything was perfect. We aren't that kind of couple who like fancy shower gels, or...More

2  Thank Siupd16
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

We'd love to welcome you back for your anniversary, Suipd16! It's such an honour (and huge responsibility!!) to host couples celebrating the start of their lives together on honeymoon, and we take it very seriously. So it's truly gratifying to hear back from you that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancée and I stayed at Derwent House in Jan 2018 for a week and our stay from start to finish was perfect. Anahid the owner couldn’t be more helpful, her staff are gorgeous and the hotel (perfectly located between the city and beaches) is...More

1  Thank fussyflyerLondon
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much, fussyflyerLondon, for your generous feedback on your recent stay with us at Derwent House! It was such a pleasure hosting you two -- if hard to keep up: I can't remember the last guests who've been as active, summitting every hill/mountain Cape...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel deserves it accolades. All the staff are excellent and the service superb.The breakfasts are absolutely delicious and the public rooms wonderfully furnished. The only thing that has stopped me giving this review a 5* is that our room wash basin was truly tiny...More

Thank michael a
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear michael a, On behalf of the entire team, thank you so much for your kind feedback on our service, breakfast and decor. We're rightfully proud of our great staff and are still celebrating our recent TripAdvisor award, rating Derwent House No. 1 for service...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to book; super easy to correspond with. Superb staff attending to every detail. Wonderful breakfast. Small but clean & well appointed room (#5) near the pool. Airport pick up arranged & performed seamlessly. Arranged wine tours for me which turned out excellent. One of...More

1  Thank jmurrayolympic
Response from Derwentowners, Owner at Derwent House Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your fabulous accolade, jmurrayolympic! I know you're an inveterate traveller and very discerning customer, so your "highest praises" really mean a lot to all of us -- everyone is thrilled at your lovely review! Of course, we took you to church! Didn't want...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$171 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#5 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$171 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#5 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (501)
Room & Suite (196)
Dining (80)
Pool & Beach (67)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Senallure R
15 February 2018|
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Response from Derwentowners | Property representative |
We are asking all guests to support our conservation efforts and observe the city's water use guidelines while staying with us. We launder linen less often, recycle grey water throughout the property and have installed water... More
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ronnie63_11
10 December 2017|
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Response from Derwentowners | Property representative |
Hi there, I am afraid that we do not have any 2-bedroom units at all. However, we do have adjacent rooms in close proximity and a suite . . . Please send me an e-mail with more detail and I will be able to give you a more... More
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ronnie63_11
10 December 2017|
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Response from ljrullman | Reviewed this property |
The Derwent House has a bedroom - wall but no door, but fine for us. Our 20 year old daughter slept on the sofa sleeper we pulled out. Reasonably priced, super location, great staff.
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"Room 3 has a good sized private balcony overlooking the pool from the front and Table Mountain from the side..."
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"All of the rooms are great and offer something different"
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"If available, ask for a room with Table Mountain view, all rooms are lovely, beautifully decorated."
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"All rooms were very nice!! I especially enjoyed room #3 which overlooked the pool area."
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