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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 fiber-optic WiFi.

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 a DVD from Derwent’s film library 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 located an 8-minute drive away from the Table Mountain cable car. The V&A Waterfront, the Convention Center and the beaches are a 15-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Derwent House has been welcoming guests since Jun 9, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

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

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Derwent House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Broken Bath Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Clifton 1st Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Clifton 2nd Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Milton Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Clifton 3rd Beach

    Clifton 3rd Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Sunset Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Saunders Rock's Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Clifton 4th Beach

    Clifton 4th Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Queens Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Glen Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Camps Bay Beach

    Camps Bay Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Rocklands Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Christopher Moller Art Gallery
    0.3 miles
  • Mediclinic Cape Town
    0.3 miles
  • Lifestyle On Kloof
    0.4 miles
  • De Waal Park
    0.4 miles
  • Labia Theatre
    0.5 miles
  • The Jumu'a Mosque Of Cape Town
    0.6 miles
  • South African Museum And Planetarium
    0.7 miles
  • South African Jewish Museum
    0.7 miles
  • Long Street
    0.7 miles
  • South African National Gallery
    0.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Manna Epicure
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Cafe Paradiso
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Black Sheep
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Melissa's
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Table Mountain
    1.2 miles
  • V&A Waterfront
    2.3 miles
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
    4 miles
  • World of Birds
    6.3 miles
  • Groot Constantia
    6.7 miles
  • Chapman's Peak
    11.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Table Mountain
    1.2 miles
  • Mountain Lion's Head
    1.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Broken Bath Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Clifton 1st Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Clifton 2nd Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Milton Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Clifton 3rd Beach
    1.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    11.2 miles
How to get to Derwent House from Cape Town International Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Derwent House
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Hiking Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu
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2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


6:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

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

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

FAQs about Derwent House

  • Derwent House is 1.1 miles from the center of Cape Town.

  • Check-in at Derwent House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Derwent House by:

    • Car 25min

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

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

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Hiking

  • Room options at Derwent House include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin/Double
    • Studio

  • The prices at Derwent House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.