Portswood Hotel - Cape Town

Portswood Road, Cape Town, South Africa  show map
 4 stars
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Portswood Hotel - Cape Town

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

ZAR 75 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Snack bar

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

The impressive Portswood Hotel is situated in a vibrant district next to a museum, a castle and a gallery and offers a sun deck, a sauna and a swimming pool. The hotel occupies 4 floors and was renovated in 2000.

Guests will appreciate Portswood Hotel close proximity to Castle of Good Hope, The African Dance Theatre and Cape Town Parliament. The city center is 3 km away from the hotel.

Restaurants, an oceanarium and entertainment venues are set close to the property.

Cape Town International airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Portswood Hotel.

Rooms

Offering individual climate control, a minibar, an in-room safe, IDD phone and a personal computer, designer guestrooms boast a standard interior. Guests will admire views across Table Mountain and Signal Hill from the rooms. They have polished floor and traditional furniture.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a hot buffet breakfast is served. The garden restaurant offers fine Indian cuisine. Guests can unwind at the elegant Cocktail bar serving a wide range of refreshments, coffee and cocktails. A historic area features Den Anker and Meloncino within 400 meters of the venue.

Services

There are limousines for rent on site.

Relax

The hotel offers various facilities, such as a wellness area and a steam room along with steam baths and massage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at ZAR 75 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   103.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gay friendly
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Radio

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Portswood Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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Hotel Address:

Portswood Road, Cape Town, South Africa

Get directions
City Center
  • Cape Town
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    1.2 mi
  • Esplanade
    2.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Den Anker
    1200 ft
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    1200 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    5000 ft
  • Kommetjie
    5000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    103

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Rooms and availability

Portswood photos Room
Standard Twin Room Bath
Bed type: 2 Single beds
Size: 140 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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This twin room has air conditioning and minibar

Room facilities
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    Standard Queen Room Shower
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 140 sq. feet
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    This double room has air conditioning and minibar

    Room facilities
      Portswood photos Room
      Standard Queen Room Bath
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 140 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Bathtub
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      This double room has a minibar, air conditioning and satellite TV.

      Room facilities
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        Deluxe Queen Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 140 sq. feet
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        • Shower
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        This double room has a minibar and air conditioning

        Room facilities
          Portswood photos Room
          King Studio
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 140 sq. feet
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          • Shower
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          This studio features a minibar and air conditioning

          Room facilities
            Portswood photos Room
            King Suite
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 140 sq. feet
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            This suite has a minibar, air conditioning and satellite TV.

            Room facilities
              Portswood photos Room
              Standard Double Room Disability Access
              Bed type: 2 Single beds
              Size: 140 sq. feet
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              • Air conditioning
              • Shower
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              This double room has air conditioning and minibar

              Room facilities
                Portswood photos Room
                Standard Twin Room Shower
                Bed type: 2 Single beds
                Size: 140 sq. feet
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                • Air conditioning
                • Shower
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                This twin room has air conditioning and minibar

                Room facilities

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Portswood Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Portswood Road, Cape Town, South Africa

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Cape Town
                    1.4 mi
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Cape Town
                    1.2 mi
                  • Esplanade
                    2.1 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • Den Anker
                    1200 ft
                  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
                    1200 ft
                  Beaches
                  • Bloubergstrand Beach
                    5000 ft
                  • Kommetjie
                    5000 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  10 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    103

                  Hotel Awards

                  South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCape TownPortswood

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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                  Portswood Location

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                  What's nearby

                  Popular areas

                  • Green Point Common - 3000 ft
                  • Green Point Common - 3000 ft

                  Places of interest

                  • Open Top Bus Tour - 400 ft
                  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 700 ft
                  • MyCiTi Station Granger Bay - 700 ft
                  • Nelson Mandela Gateway - 1400 ft
                  • MyCiTi Station Waterfront - 1400 ft
                  • Green Point Urban Park - 5000 ft
                  • MyCiTi Station Thibault - 5000 ft
                  • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street - 1.1 mi
                  • Signal Hill - 1.1 mi
                  • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore - 1.1 mi
                  • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre - 1.1 mi
                  • Malay Quarter - 1.1 mi

                  Convention centers

                  • CTICC - 4600 ft

                  Shopping areas

                  • V&A Waterfront - 1700 ft
                  • Cape Quarter - 3300 ft
                  • Cape Quarter - 3300 ft

                  Monuments and Landmarks

                  • Red Open Top Bus - 400 ft
                  • Greenmarket Square - 1.1 mi
                  • Signal Hill - 1.1 mi

                  Stadiums

                  • MyCiTi Station Cape Town Stadium - 1700 ft
                  • Cape Town Stadium - 2000 ft

                  Museums

                  • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 1.0 mi
                  • Bo-Kaap Museum - 1.1 mi

                  Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 700 ft

                  Theaters

                  • Artscape Theatre - 1.2 mi

                  Underground stations

                  • Metropolitan Golf Club - 3000 ft

                  Public parking

                  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital - 1.1 mi

                  Local attractions

                  • Bloubergstrand Beach - 5000 ft
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                  • Kommetjie - 5000 ft
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                  • Signal Hill - 1.1 mi
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                  • Bo-kaap - 5000 ft
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                  • Khayelitsha Township - 5000 ft
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                  Near the hotel

                  • Cape Town Diamond Museum - 1700 ft
                    1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
                  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 3500 ft
                    Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
                  • Cape Town Stadium - 3000 ft
                    Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
                  • Gold of Africa Museum - 4900 ft
                    96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central

                  Restaurants nearby

                  • Den Anker - 1200 ft

                    Address: Pierhead - V & A Waterfront
                    Phone: +27 21 419 0249

                    73% likes this, based on 415 reviews

                  • City Grill - 1300 ft

                    Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf
                    Phone: +27(0)21 4219820

                    83% likes this, based on 313 reviews

                  • Meloncino - 1600 ft

                    Address: Shop 259, Upper level
                    Phone: +27 (0)21 419 5558

                    86% likes this, based on 265 reviews
                    Cuisine: Italian
                    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 22

                  • Greek Fisherman - 1200 ft

                    Address: Shop 157 Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront
                    Phone: 27 21 418 5411

                    76% likes this, based on 202 reviews
                    Cuisine: Greek

                  • San Marco - 1600 ft

                    Address: Shop 128
                    Phone: +27-(0)21-418-5434

                    62% likes this, based on 153 reviews
                    Cuisine: Italian, European
                    Price Range: USD 4 - USD 19

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  10 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    103

                  Hotel Awards

                  South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCape TownPortswood

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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                  Portswood Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Portswood

                  Average guest rating

                  8.2out of 10
                  Fabulous
                  Based on 61 reviews

                  Guest reviews

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    The warmth and welcome of the hotel staff - efficient service - dining no matter what time of day - was carried out with care and courteously - staff approachable with warm smiling faces.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.4

                    Convenience to the waterfront and safety (felt very comfortable walking around the area)

                    The rooms are a bit dated but I understand refurbishment is being carried out.

                  • Group of friends
                    9.6

                    The convience to every thing. The willingness of the staff to make our stay very comfortable

                    That there was only Malay type food available at the Restaurant in the Evenings, meaning we had to go else where to eat .

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    Both the Staff and the Facilities were of an excellent standard. The location, close to shopping & dining, was also good.

                  • Single
                    8.2

                    The location so close to the V&A Waterfront was exceptionally convenient and the staff were particularly efficient.

                  • Older travelers
                    6.6

                    Very friendly and accommodating staff.

                    The hotel is getting very run down. It is old, tired and needs to be refurbished.

                  • Single
                    8.2

                    Excellent, friendly and personal service from all staff! Conveniently located with resepect to v&a Waterfront, parking, etc.

                  • Single
                    10.0

                    The overwhelming friendlyness of the staff, their great support in arranging trips in this beautiful region. Their perfect location to both a magnificent harbour site (with a great selection of restaurants to choose from) as well as to a huge shopping mall with all shops you can think of.

                  • Single
                    7.4

                    Very friendly staff, free wireless internet, location

                  • Single
                    10.0

                    Very nice and helpful staff. Great location. Excelent price/quality relation.

                    I would have liked to have shampoo and conditioner not in one bottle but separate

                  • Single
                    10.0

                    Staff very friendly , well run and great location

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    My stay at the Portswood exceeded my expectations in the respect that staff were friendly, helpful and very efficient. This was our first trip to Africa and I found right through Africa that the service was excellent but perhaps more so at the Portswood. Keep up the good work!

                  • Older travelers
                    9.2

                    Proximity to V&A Waterfront complex is the biggest plus but the quality of the hotel, the very friendly and helpful staff, the close at hand parking, the excellent restaurant, and the overall value for money are all important plus points too. To be welcomed "home" by name each time you arrive back at the hotel is a lovely extra touch.

                  • Group of friends
                    9.6

                    The staff were amazing to me and my friend, so helpful and friendly, we had questions for them everyday and nothing was too much bother for them, they were great! The location is also great, just out the front door and down the steps to the V&A waterfront area. We loved our stay here and loved Cape Town!

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    Excellent breakfast.,Nnice rooms and a lot of help from the desk and the concierge. All were very friendly and wanted us to enjoy the stay. The hotel is also located in a safe area of Cape town.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Portswood Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Portswood Road, Cape Town, South Africa

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Cape Town
                    1.4 mi
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Cape Town
                    1.2 mi
                  • Esplanade
                    2.1 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • Den Anker
                    1200 ft
                  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
                    1200 ft
                  Beaches
                  • Bloubergstrand Beach
                    5000 ft
                  • Kommetjie
                    5000 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  10 am
                  • Number of floors:
                    4
                  • Number of rooms:
                    103

                  Hotel Awards

                  South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCape TownPortswood

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

                  Use Badge