Opened in 1994 and converted to a charming hotel on the site of the former Breakwater Convict Centre, the Portswood Hotel enjoys a great location next to its sister hotel the Commodore. Situated next to the fabulous V&A Waterfront with all its attractions and venues and just steps away from some of Cape Town's best beaches the hotel offers 103 modern and comfortable guest rooms with views of the marina and the magnificent Table Mountain, providing the perfect place to stay whether you are in Cape Town for leisure or business. The hotel boasts a selection of facilities and services including a refreshing outdoor pool and facilities for business guests including a small boardroom for important meetings and conference rooms are available for larger events with space for up to 150 delegates. There is also free unlimited internet access provided throughout the hotel and you will find the professional and helpful staff readily available to help with any requests and information about the area and your stay.
The hotel's location puts it right next to one of the most popular leisure and commercial areas of Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront is packed full of shops, exclusive restaurants and trendy bars along with featuring many opportunities for excursions and boat trips. You can also find some of the best beaches of Cape Town just a few minutes away where you can relax on the fine sands or try out some of the exciting water sports on offer. Plenty of other activities can be found in the surrounding area with a large golf course and the opportunity to try tennis, paintball, volleyball and one thing you that is well worth doing while staying in Cape Town is to take the cable car just a few minutes away up to the top of the grand Table Mountain where you can see stunning and memorable views of the city.
Distance from Airport:
9 miles (approximately)
The 103 rooms at the hotel are spacious and well-appointed with modern amenities that include air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player/pay movies, direct dial telephone, in-room safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee machine, internet access and an en suite bathroom with bath/shower, WC and hairdryer.
20 minutes (approximately)
Eating and Drinking:
The hotel has an intimate restaurant with seating for up to 70 people. The Quarterdeck Restaurant has charming features with original stonework and wooden-beamed ceiling that create a warm and inviting atmosphere perfect to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the hotel. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the morning and the lunch and dinner services include a wide choice of local dishes prepared in the traditional Cape Malay cooking style. The restaurant also features a lounge and terrace area that serves a range of lighter meals such as salads, burgers and sandwiches.
The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool complete with sun loungers and parasols for a great day spent at the hotel relaxing in the sun
The Portswood Hotel is the right choice for anyone looking for great accommodation perfectly located in the cosmopolitan town of Cape Town.
Individuals, couples and families