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 public areas

Parking

ZAR 75 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

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 sundeck, a swimming pool and loungers. 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, bars and an oceanarium are set close to the property.

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

Rooms

Portswood Hotel has designer rooms fitted with free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, IDD telephone, coffee/tea makers and a safe. Guests will enjoy a view of Table Mountain and Signal Hill from their rooms. The rooms are designed with standard décor featuring polished floor along with traditional dark-wood furnishings.

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 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

On-site facilities for children include cribs and babysitting.

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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Radio

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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

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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 Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Queen-size bed
Size: 140 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Standard|Standard Twin with Shower over Bath w/ Breakfast

Room facilities
    Portswood photos Room
    Standard Studio
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 140 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Standard|Studio King

    Room facilities
      Portswood photos Room
      Suite
      Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or King-size bed
      Size: 140 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Room facilities
        Portswood photos Room
        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed
        Size: 140 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          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

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          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

          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
          • Metropolitan Golf Club - 3000 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

          • Green Point Common - 3000 ft
          • CTICC - 4600 ft

          Shopping areas

          • 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

          Museums

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

          Parks

          • Cape Town Stadium - 2000 ft

          Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

          • Two Oceans Aquarium - 700 ft

          Theaters

          • Artscape Theatre - 1.2 mi

          Business areas

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

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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