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Derwent House, Cape Town

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
14 Derwent RoadTamboerskloof/Gardens, Cape TownWestern Cape8001South AfricaGreat location! See map

4-star guesthouse with outdoor pool, near South African National Gallery
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Awesome vibe
Tasty breakfast
Great amenities
More comfort would be nice
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From 1,507 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Derwent House, Cape Town

from $160
  • Double Room, Pool View
  • Suite, Terrace, Mountain View
  • Double Room, Terrace
  • Apartment, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
  • Beautiful Twin Room
  • Designer Studio Apartment Self-catering

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 10 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details. Due to drought conditions, water restrictions apply at this property until further notice. Guests can expect periodic water supply outages or reduced water pressure during their stay. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle during limited hours *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1932
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Derwent House, Cape Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Derwent Cape Town
  • Derwent House
  • Derwent House Cape Town
  • Derwent Hotel Boutique
  • Derwent House Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
  • Derwent House Boutique Hotel Cape Town South Africa


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 125 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 330 per room (one way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs ZAR 0

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Derwent House, Cape Town


  • In Cape Town City Centre
  • South African National Gallery - 20 min walk
  • Greenmarket Square - 24 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 33 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 34 min walk
  • Cape Town Medi Clinic - 10 min walk
  • De Waal Park - 15 min walk
  • Company's Garden - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 21 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 8 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 29 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.8 From 70 reviews

Derwent House, Cape Town
Wonderful place! Great great breakfast, excellent service.
Alice, us5 night trip
Derwent House, Cape Town
would give 10 stars if i could
absolutely loved our stay. top notch in every way. could not ask for more
thanh, us4 night romance trip
Derwent House, Cape Town
Great spot! Really enjoyed it! Very nice, large room. Exceedingly friendly and helpful staff. Can't overstate how much we enjoyed it at Derwent.
Matthew, us2 night romance trip
Derwent House, Cape Town
Great location, very friendly staff! 10/10 would stay here again!
Matthew, us1 night romance trip
Derwent House, Cape Town
Wonderful staff.
Extremely welcoming friendly staff. We stayed in the self catering apartment which was stocked with a few complementary food staples which was a nice touch. The air conditioning wasn't great, but otherwise it was a lovely place.
Sharon, usRomance trip

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Derwent House, Cape Town

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