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The Portswood Hotel is seen as a piece of Cape Towns history. The restaurant and lobby are built around the original well and holding cells for prisoners en route to Robben Island 300 years ago.

Today, The Portswood Hotel is famous for its unique, personal approach to service - catering to the international travelers every need and anticipating their every desire. Rich in South Africas unique culture, this hotel is a must for any traveler looking for a historical experience within luxury accommodation.

The hotel is the type of place where you’re far more likely to want to extend your stay. Located a mere 22km from Cape Town International Airport, the elegant Portswood hotel not only offers superior accommodation and a relaxed atmosphere, but a uniquely personal approach to service. This service commitment extends far beyond the leisure traveler to meet the demands of the international business people. Of course, no stay would be complete without one of the Quarterdeck Restaurants famous breakfasts or traditional Cape Malay dishes before taking the short trip to Cape Towns vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront where a variety of chic boutiques and entertainment venues await.

Accommodation:
The hotell offers a choice of 59 twin rooms, 35 double rooms and 9 suites. We have kept your comfort in mind and whichever room you choose you are assured of a comfortable stay.

Apart from its amazing natural and cultural surroundings, the hotel is also an ideal choice for the business traveler, with all the most sophisticated facilities he or she might need.

They all have individual air conditioning, television, tea/coffee making facilities, bathroom with bath, shower and toilet, direct dialing phones, Internet, electric razor plugs, international adapters, fully stocked minibars, hair dryers, TV with DStv and 24-hour room service.

Facilities and Services:
- Business center,
- Travel desk
- Conference room
- Underground parking
- Babysitting
- Chauffeur service
- Quarterdeck Restaurant - specialty Cape Malay Cuisine.

This is a four-star oasis of calm and comfort alongside the active nightlife and vibrant restaurants of the Waterfront.

The hotel’s success has been due to its superb service and excellent location. Business travelers and tourists to The Mother City can enjoy a variety of exciting entertainment options on the Waterfront.

A scenic harbor cruise, the Two Oceans Aquarium, the IMAX theatre, restaurants, pubs and taverns, craft markets, specialty shops, major retail outlets and much more, are a mere minute`s walk from the hotel.

The nautical theme chosen for The Portswood Hotel has been carried throughout the private and public areas of the hotel.

The 80 seater Quarterdeck Restaurant is a relaxed yet elegant restaurant, uniquely housed in the historic Old Convict Station building.

This beautifully restored National Monument with its rich history, is the perfect setting to sample The Quarterdeck`s legendary breakfasts or sumptuous buffets and comprehensive menus, and now also offers traditional Cape Malay dishes.

A selection of fine wines, including the best the Cape has to offer, are the ideal complement to your meal. Light meals and snacks are served on The Terrace daily.

A compact boardroom containing state-of-the-art equipment is available for meetings and private dinner parties for up to 25 people.

For those requiring larger facilities for up to 220 people, the Portswood`s sister hotel, The Commodore Hotel, situated next door, has two superb function rooms available, and the adjacent BMW Pavilion Conference Centre offers a variety of venues including an IMAX cinema auditorium.

The hotel has a number of additional amenities and services to ensure that you have a comfortable stay. A sparkling swimming pool, covered parking, baby-sitting services, same-day laundry and dry cleaning and 24 hour security are available.

Guests are also welcome to use the neighboring Commodore Hotel`s facilities which include a well-equipped gymnasium with sauna, steam room and personal trainers.

Rooms and Units Available:

Deluxe Suite
Unfortunately no children’s accommodation is available
Amount of similar units: 20
Sleeps 2 Adults

Standard Rooms
Unfortunately no children’s accommodation is available
Amount of similar units: 59
Sleeps 2 Adults

Studio Suites
Unfortunately no children’s accommodation is available
Amount of similar units: 10
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

24-Hour Room Service
Bar on the Premises
Restaurant
Gym
Spa
Parking (off-street - covered)
Wi-Fi
English
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations for two or less rooms, within 48 hours prior to arrival will be subject to a full cancellation fee of the value of the accommodation booked.
Cancellations for three to nine rooms, within seven days prior to arrival will be subject to a full cancellation fee of the value of the accommodation booked.
Cancellations, ten rooms or more – tour cancellation policy will apply.
Guaranteed reservations will be held for first night only, after which the accommodation will be released.

Latest Reviews

We found the room very small. Further a good hotel to stay at.
Jan Scheele Mar 2008

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Children Policy


Unfortunately no children accommodation available. Children will be accommodated in their own room.

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  • Malaria Area: No
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM