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 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 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 9.5 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 queen bed
1 king bed
or
2 twin beds
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
or
2 twin 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
9.4
High score for Cape Town
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  • Victoria
    United States of America United States of America
    You are treated like a member of the family at Derwent House. From the moment you book, the staff is reaching out to help you have the best stay in Cape Town suggesting places to visit, restaurants, tours, etc. The rooms are a good size and...
  • Jennifer
    United States of America United States of America
    The charm, beautiful decor, awesome swimming pool for the end of the day, teatime and afternoon wine hour, Luca and all the staff were so nice and accommodating. Our room overlooked the pool and had a distant view. The location is near Kloof...
  • Eduardo
    United States of America United States of America
    Gladys’ customer service was exceptional. She should be commended for it. Really appreciate all her help!

Hotel area info

Amenities of Derwent House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular amenities
  • 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
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • 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
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (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 available on site (reservation is not needed).
    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
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • Safe
    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
    Spa
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • 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 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    Check-out

    From 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    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

    Cribs and extra beds aren't 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
    Must-know information for guests 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.

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

    FAQs about Derwent House

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

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

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

      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Swimming pool

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

    • Yes, there's 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 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:

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

    • Room options at Derwent House include:

      • Double
      • Suite
      • Twin/Double
      • Studio