Portswood Hotel - Cape Town

Portswood Road, Portswood Square, V And A Waterfro, 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

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Breakfast
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Overview

Opened in 1994 in the former Breakwater convict station, the PortsWood hotel is located in the central part of Cape Town city and 22km from the Cape Town International Airport. This charming four-star hotel satisfy even the most demanding guest no matter if it`s a business person or leisure tourist. The property offers comfortable accommodation, restaurant and a bar, outdoor swimming pool and wellness center, car parking and several equipped boardrooms with unlimited internet access.

Hotel`s 103 stylish guestrooms offers all modern facilities such as individual air-conditioning, private bathroom, television, direct dial telephones and hair dryer.

Number of rooms:   93.

Rooms

The hotel has 103 well-appointed rooms including 93 standard double and twin rooms and nine mini-suites. All rooms are decorated in modern nautical style and equipped with the following facilities including individual air-conditioning, private bathroom, television, tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial telephones and hair dryer.

There is one room accessible for disabled people. Babysitting service available on request.

Dining options

The Quarterdeck Restaurant have a capacity of 70 persons and offers elegant ambience and a la carte menu for breakfast serving from 6am to 10am, lunch serving from 12pm to 2pm and dinner offering from 6.30pm to 10pm. Light meals, snacks and refreshments are available on the hotel`s spacious Terrace from 10am to 8pm. There is also stylish Cocktail Bar in the PortsWood Hotel opened from 11am to 11pm.

The hotel Portswood serves a buffet breakfast for free. 

Services

The hotel includes several meeting rooms with a capacity ranging from 10 guests up to 22 persons. The largest room can accommodate up to 150 people. Unlimited free internet access is available in every meeting room.

Leisure

There is an outdoor swimming pool in the hotel and a modern wellness center.

Additional features

Lobby bar, outdoor swimming pool, Quarterdeck restaurant, 24-hour room service, boardroom for 10 delegates, business center, unlimited free internet access, health & wellness center, valet service, medical service on call, foreign exchange.

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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

Guest Parking

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

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
  • Wake up service

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
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone

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

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Hotel Address:

Portswood Road, Portswood Square, V And A Waterfro, Cape Town, South Africa

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    2.2km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    2.0km
  • Esplanade
    3.3km
Restaurants
  • Den Anker
    300 m
  • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
    280 m
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1.5km
  • Kommetjie
    1.5km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    93

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Rooms and availability

The hotel has 103 well-appointed rooms including 93 standard double and twin rooms and nine mini-suites. All rooms are decorated in modern nautical style and equipped with the following facilities including individual air-conditioning, private bathroom, television, tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial telephones and hair dryer.

There is one room accessible for disabled people. Babysitting service available on request.

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 13m2
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    Size: 13m2
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        Bed type: Twin beds
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        Bed type: Double Bed or Queen Size bed
        Size: 13m2
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          How to reach hotel

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

          Portswood Road, Portswood Square, V And A Waterfro, Cape Town, South Africa

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Cape Town
            2.2km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Cape Town
            2.0km
          • Esplanade
            3.3km
          Restaurants
          • Den Anker
            300 m
          • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
            280 m
          Beaches
          • Bloubergstrand Beach
            1.5km
          • Kommetjie
            1.5km
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            93

          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

          What's nearby.

          The Two Oceans Aquarium – 500m, the Clock Tower, a symbol of Cape Town’s seafaring history - 1km, the St. George's Cathedral - 3km.

          Tourist attractions

          • Grand Parade - 2.1km
          • Long Street - 2.3km
          • Cape Town Parliament - 2.3km
          • District Six Church - 3.0km
          • Lion's Head - 4.1km

          Popular areas

          • Green Point Common - 1.0km
          • City Center - 2.1km

          Places of interest

          • Open Top Bus Tour - 100 m
          • Malay Quarter - 1.8km
          • Signal Hill - 1.9km
          • Sea Point Pavillion & Swimming Pools - 3.3km
          • Queens Beach - 4.2km

          Convention centers

          • CTICC - 1.4km
          • Good Hope Centre - 2.5km

          Sport related

          • Cape Town Stadium - 600 m

          Shopping areas

          Museums

          • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 1.6km
          • Boo-Kaap Museum - 1.9km
          • Castle of Good Hope - 2.4km
          • District Six Museum - 2.5km
          • The South African Museum and planetarium - 2.5km

          Parks

          • Company's Gardens - 2.2km
          • The Company Gardens - 2.3km

          Universities, Institutes

          • Cape University of Technology - 2.9km

          Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

          • Two Oceans Aquarium - 200 m

          Local Attractions

          • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum - 1.7km
            71 Wale St., Cape Town Central
          • Groote Kerk - 2.1km
            43 Adderley St., Cape Town Central
          • St. James Beach - 2.1km
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          • Signal Hill - 1.8km
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          • St. George's Cathedral - 2.1km
            5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central

          Near the hotelNear the hotel

          • Cape Town Diamond Museum - 440 m
            1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
          • Two Oceans Aquarium - 1.1km
            Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
          • Gold of Africa Museum - 1.5km
            96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
          • Kommetjie - 1.5km
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          • Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium) - 970 m
            Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
          • Bloubergstrand Beach - 1.5km
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          • Bo-kaap - 1.5km
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          Restaurants Nearby

          • Den Anker - 300 m

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

            73% likes this, based on 415 reviews

          • City Grill - 320 m

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

            83% likes this, based on 313 reviews
            Cuisine: Steakhouse, Grill, Hamburgers, Barbecue

          • Meloncino - 420 m

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

            86% likes this, based on 265 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 29

          • Greek Fisherman - 280 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 Marco - 400 m

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

            62% likes this, based on 153 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian, European
            Price Range: CAD 5 - CAD 25

          Getting there.

          The PortsWood hote is located in the central area of Cape Town within 3km from the downtown and 25km from the Cape Town International Airport.

          Getting around.

          The hotel is located within 25km from the Cape Town International Airport.

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            93

          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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          Hotels nearby
          Cities nearby
          • Stellenbosch hotels - 40km
          • Franschhoek hotels - 65km
          • Paarl hotels - 54km
          • Somerset West hotels - 42km
          • Strand hotels - 41km
          • Hermanus hotels - 93km
          • St Helena Bay hotels - 127km
          • Montagu hotels - 127km
          • Green Point hotels - 3km
          • Camps Bay hotels - 5km

          Portswood Reviews

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

          Individual 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, Portswood Square, V And A Waterfro, Cape Town, South Africa

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Cape Town
            2.2km
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Cape Town
            2.0km
          • Esplanade
            3.3km
          Restaurants
          • Den Anker
            300 m
          • Greek Fisherman (cuisine: Greek)
            280 m
          Beaches
          • Bloubergstrand Beach
            1.5km
          • Kommetjie
            1.5km
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            93

          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