Derwent House

Rated 9.4 in 53 reviews. 12 rooms.


It's warm and intimate, cosy and comfortable, contemporary, but with a unique splash of Afrochic design throughout . . . it's Derwent House.

You’re at the centre of the glorious rush that is this magical city – yet nestled in the comfort and serenity of your luxurious base camp in a quiet residential neighbourhood at the foot of Table Mountain, steps away from vibey Kloof Street. Where else could you be but here?

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.

A Cape Town boutique guesthouse experience with a difference – come see for yourself!

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.

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 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.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Derwent House

  1. Cafe Paradiso

    Sirloin steak is deliciousfbtol

    178 m from hotel
    110 Kloof St

  2. Jackal & Hide

    Great vibe, good service and the best view. Great for sunny lunches or vibrant dinners

    189 m from hotel
    110 Kloof Street

  3. Tamboers Winkel

    An authentic feel, perhaps over designed. Tasty coffee.

    206 m from hotel

  4. Manna Epicure

    Delicious breakfast and light lunches.Mondays closed.+27 (0) 21 426 2413

    207 m from hotel
    151 Kloof St

  5. Cocoa Oola

    Darling Lager, Jack Black & Johnny Gold Weiss beers all on tap @ R25!

    209 m from hotel
    100 Kloof Street, Tamboerskloof

  6. The Bombay Bicycle Club

    Try the menu. The whole thing. Seriously. Go back again and again because *everything* is good. If they have it, the chocolate chilli steak is amazing.

    342 m from hotel
    158 Kloof St, Gardens

  7. Van Hunks

    Kloof streets new funky hang out for sure. Great wooden deck for sunny days. Pretty good house wine for only R55 a bottle..!

    368 m from hotel
    Kloof St.

  8. Rafiki's

    Very cool hangout spot where consumers can grab a bite and drink and play a game of pool and enjoy the views of Cape Town on a rustic balcony which Rafikis are known for.

    478 m from hotel
    First Floor, 13B Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof

  9. Beleza

    Peri livers starters are just good. Ronald the chef/owner is the most dangerous looking but the nicest dude to have a drink with.

    486 m from hotel
    Kloofnek Rd

  10. Arnolds Restaurant

    Mike breakfast and epic coffee, highly recommended

    494 m from hotel
    60 Kloof St

  11. Hudsons - The Burger Joint

    Best burgers in town. No doubt.

    0.7 km from hotel
    69A Kloof Street

  12. Table Mountain National Park

    Table Mountain just turned (RED) for World AIDS Day. Join us in helping to deliver an AIDS Free Generation by 2015. -

    1.6 km from hotel
    Table Mountain Road