With a pool and outdoor Jacuzzi, this boutique hotel is located just a 2-minute walk from the restaurants and shops in Kloof Street. Derwent House offers free fibre-optic WiFi and the property is not affected by frequent power outages as we have a full solar back-up system in place that powers the hotel.. Each air-conditioned room at Derwent House comes equipped with a flat-screen TV with a DVD player. The rooms have a private bathroom with a bathrobe, slippers and amenities. There is also a self-catering studio available in the adjacent building. Guests can watch streaming services on device or ask the 24-hour reception staff to book a massage. The staff can also arrange shuttle services to Cape Town International Airport, a 20-minute drive away. Free tea, coffee and cake are available throughout the day on the sun deck or in the bar. When weather is chilly, guests can relax by the fireplace with a complimentary glass of port or sherry. Derwent House is situated an 8-minute drive away from the Table Mountain cable car. The V&A Waterfront, the Convention Centre and the beaches are a 15-minute drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet, Breakfast to go

Free parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
or
2 single beds
Bedroom :
1 large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
or
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
or
2 single beds
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.7
Cleanliness
9.8
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
9.5
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
9.5
High score for Cape Town
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Shiro
    Japan Japan
    Good staffs and facilities with good design and atomsphere.
  • Jennifer
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The staff in this hotel were so lovely. Really friendly. Loved the self serve system in the hotel. It made life so simple and suited us down to the ground. Our room was fantastic. Pool was lovely. Not a single complaint!
  • Marie-eve
    Canada Canada
    What a treat the Derwent House was. From the friendly and knowledgable staff to the lovely homy and colourful decor to the little attentions like fresh cake and coffee on hand at all times. We loved the neighbourhood that has countless options to...

Hotel surroundings

Facilities of Derwent House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Reception services
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • Safety deposit box
    General
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Electric blankets
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Wake-up service
    • Heating
    • Ironing facilities
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake up service/Alarm clock
    • Room service
    Accessibility
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Outdoor swimming pool
    Free!
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    Wellness
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages spoken
    • Arabic
    • German
    • English
    • Xhosa
    • Zulu

    House rules

    Derwent House takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 14:00 to 00:00

    Check-out

    From 06:00 to 11:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children are not allowed.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Derwent House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Derwent House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    FAQs about Derwent House

    • Room options at Derwent House include:

      • Double
      • Suite
      • Twin/Double
      • Studio

    • Guests staying at Derwent House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • American
      • Buffet
      • À la carte
      • Breakfast to go

    • The prices at Derwent House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Derwent House on this page.

    • Check-in at Derwent House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Derwent House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Swimming Pool

    • Derwent House is 1.1 miles from the centre of Cape Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.