An absolutely lovely hotel. Light, airy, clean.
Good sized pool area.
Service is excellent~: attentive, efficient, unobtrusive, with a genuine interest in the guests. No just 'going through the motions' here.
Unexpected treats which are on the house eg. chilled water melon brought out to the pool; cakes, tea and coffee at all hours.
Fantastic - and very reasonable - honesty bar.
Excellent breakfast in quality, quantity, and variety of menu.
We were touring the Western Cape and staying at quite a few places en route - many were more expensive, none was better value or atmosphere.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- In a city renowned for hospitality, Derwent House stands out as one of Cape Town's leading boutique guesthouses. Located in the heart of the vibrant Tamboerskloof/Gardens neighbourhood, this small hotel combines historic charm, contemporary Afro-chic style and all mod-cons for a uniquely Capetonian blend of ambience, warmth, and comfort. Our wonderful team completes the picture -- we go the extra mile for you and our guests leave as friends. We love colour and celebrate African design - you'll find it everywhere. But when it comes to the basics - like breakfast, bedding, showers, climate control, Wi-fi or news from home - we don't compromise so you don't have to. At Derwent House, you're steps away from the hustle and buzz of Kloof Street, with its collection of superb restaurants, bars and trendy boutiques--and just a few further to the nightlife hub of Bree and Long Streets. Yet just a short car journey from the Table Mountain cable car, the beaches of Clifton or Camp's Bay, and the V&A Waterfront. There's nowhere more central -- but come and see for yourself. We're waiting for you! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Derwent Hotel Boutique
- Derwent House Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa