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

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
  • 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
  • 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 available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

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

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

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

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
    2.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    2.0 km
  • Esplanade
    3.3 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.0 km
Restaurants
  • Den Anker
    300 m
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    280 m
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1.5 km
  • Kommetjie
    1.5 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    103

Hotel Awards

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Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Portswood Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Green Point Common900 m
  • Green Point Common900 m

Places of interest

  • Open Top Bus Tour100 m
  • Two Oceans Aquarium200 m
  • MyCiTi Station Granger Bay200 m
  • Nelson Mandela Gateway400 m
  • MyCiTi Station Waterfront400 m
  • Green Point Urban Park1.5 km
  • MyCiTi Station Thibault1.5 km
  • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street1.7 km
  • Signal Hill1.8 km
  • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore1.8 km
  • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre1.8 km
  • Malay Quarter1.8 km

Convention centers

  • CTICC1.4 km

Shopping areas

  • V&A Waterfront500 m
  • Cape Quarter1.0 km
  • Cape Quarter1.0 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Red Open Top Bus100 m
  • Greenmarket Square1.8 km
  • Signal Hill1.8 km

Stadiums

  • MyCiTi Station Cape Town Stadium500 m
  • Cape Town Stadium600 m

Museums

  • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum1.6 km
  • Bo-Kaap Museum1.7 km

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Two Oceans Aquarium200 m

Theaters

  • Artscape Theatre1.9 km

Underground stations

  • Metropolitan Golf Club900 m

Public parking

  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital1.7 km

Local attractions

  • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum1.7 km
    71 Wale St., Cape Town Central
  • Groote Kerk2.1 km
    43 Adderley St., Cape Town Central
  • St. James Beach2.1 km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Signal Hill1.8 km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • St. George's Cathedral2.1 km
    5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central

Near the hotel

  • Cape Town Diamond Museum440 m
    1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
  • Two Oceans Aquarium1.1 km
    Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
  • Gold of Africa Museum1.5 km
    96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
  • Kommetjie1.5 km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Cape Town Stadium 970 m
    Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
  • Bloubergstrand Beach1.5 km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Bo-kaap1.5 km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

Restaurants nearby

  • Den Anker300 m

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

    73% likes this, based on 415 reviews

  • City Grill320 m

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

    83% likes this, based on 313 reviews

  • Meloncino420 m

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

    86% likes this, based on 265 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 12 - CAD 27

  • Greek Fisherman280 m

    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 Marco400 m

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

    62% likes this, based on 153 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, European
    Price Range: CAD 4 - CAD 23

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
    2.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    2.0 km
  • Esplanade
    3.3 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.0 km
Restaurants
  • Den Anker
    300 m
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    280 m
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1.5 km
  • Kommetjie
    1.5 km
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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