Portswood Hotel - Cape Town

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

Wi-Fi
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

Portswood Hotel is positioned 1100 meters from Cape Quarter, in a historic area of Cape Town. Since 1994, it has been hosting guests in the historical center of Cape Town.

This excellent property is 15 minutes' walk to Two Oceans Aquarium. Nestled in the pleasant district and 3 km from the city center.

There are shopping places, such as shops and a market nearby.

Metropolitan Golf Club subway station is 15 minute walking distance from the hotel. Cape Town International airport is easy to reach.

Rooms

Designer rooms feature colorful décor with traditional furniture. Some rooms at Portswood Hotel have a view over the garden. They offer en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, toiletries and towels.

Eat & Drink

Offering a hot hot buffet breakfast, the hotel invites guests to the restaurant. The Quarterdeck restaurant presents delicious Indonesian dishes. Guests can try coffee and cocktails served in the poolside bar. The property is located near a bus stop, about 300 meters from Den Anker and Greek Fisherman serving a wide selection of dishes.

Services

Such business facilities as a business center, a banqueting hall and a conference room are available on site.

Relax

Cribs and babysitting are offered for guests with children.

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
  • 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
  • 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 view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • 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 / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    3300 ft
Restaurants
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    1000 ft
  • Den Anker
    1100 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    5000 ft
  • Kommetjie
    5000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • 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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Rooms and availability

Portswood photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Queen with Shower over Bath - Double- OTOPROMO9-15%

Studio Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Double Room Studio Suite

Portswood photos Room
King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Suite|Captains Suite King with Shower and Bath w/ Breakfast Mobile Promo

Portswood photos Room
King Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Standard|Studio King with Shower and Bath w/ Breakfast Mobile Promo

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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Room Description:

Suite|SUITE Captains Kings with Shower and Bath Capacity 2

Two-Bedroom Apartment
Mountain view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Terrace
Room Description:

Apartment|Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Mountain View (Juliet)

Portswood photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Queen with Shower and Bath - Double- OTOPROMO2-10%

Luxury Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

Luxury Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Terrace
Room Description:

Apartment|Luxury Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Patio

Portswood Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Green Point Common3000 ft
  • Green Point Common3300 ft

Places of interest

  • Open Top Bus Tour400 ft
  • Two Oceans Aquarium700 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Granger Bay1000 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Waterfront1000 ft
  • Nelson Mandela Gateway1400 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Thibault5000 ft
  • Green Point Urban Park5000 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street1.1 mi
  • Signal Hill1.1 mi
  • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre1.1 mi
  • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore1.1 mi
  • Malay Quarter1.1 mi

Convention centers

  • CTICC4600 ft

Shopping areas

  • V&A Waterfront1400 ft
  • Cape Quarter3300 ft
  • Cape Quarter3300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Red Open Top Bus400 ft
  • Greenmarket Square1.1 mi

Stadiums

  • MyCiTi Station Cape Town Stadium1700 ft
  • Cape Town Stadium2000 ft

Museums

  • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum1.0 mi
  • Bo-Kaap Museum1.1 mi
  • Boo-Kaap Museum1.2 mi

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Two Oceans Aquarium700 ft

Theaters

  • Artscape Theatre1.2 mi

Underground stations

  • Metropolitan Golf Club3000 ft

Public parking

  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital1.1 mi

Local attractions

  • Bloubergstrand Beach5000 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Bo-kaap5000 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Khayelitsha Township5000 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Gold of Africa Museum5000 ft
    96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
  • Kommetjie5000 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

Near the hotel

  • Cape Town Diamond Museum1600 ft
    1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
  • Two Oceans Aquarium3600 ft
    Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
  • Cape Town Stadium 3200 ft
    Vlei Road, Cape Town Central

Restaurants nearby

  • Greek Fisherman1000 ft

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

    73% likes this, based on 224 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek

  • City Grill1100 ft

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

    83% likes this, based on 313 reviews

  • San Marco1400 ft

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

    76% likes this, based on 152 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, European
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 20

  • Den Anker1100 ft

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

    76% likes this, based on 393 reviews

  • Meloncino1400 ft

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

    72% likes this, based on 266 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 21

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • 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
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    3300 ft
Restaurants
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    1000 ft
  • Den Anker
    1100 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    5000 ft
  • Kommetjie
    5000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • 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