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Dock House Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment you arrive (and check-in in your hotel room) to the moment you leave (we stayed a wonderful 4 nights) the service at is hotel is impeccable. The room was outstanding and perfectly decorated. each of the 6 rooms are uniquely decorated! The hotel is closely located to the marina (across the street), and has a pool for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hotel was terrific. From the size of the room to the service, we had no complaints. We stayed in Rm #1 to the left of the entrance. Beautiful room with it's own lounge and a bathroom as big as most hotel rooms we've stayed in! Our room also had a private patio with a small garden and fountains.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights. All the staff particularly Michelle were very friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. The rooms were stunning and attention to detail was superb. If I could give 6 stars I would!

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Thank Sharon G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice boutique hotel, unique and unusual finding. Former Victorian family house still keeping all its flavour. The staff and Michelle the GM make every effort to make you feel at home, and they succeed indeed. Perfect location 1min away from the waterfront action. Great breakfast, fantastic room and kind, efficient service. What else can you ask for?

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Thank YTenorio
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a fantastic hotel with a great location. You can walk to the V&A with a fantastic choice of restaurants. The staff are excellent and very attentive. Breakfast was great with a full choice menu. It is a very personal hotel.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The staff are delightful, attentive, friendly and very helpful. Small 6 room inn close to the harbour. Very comfortable. Everyone as nice as could be. Grt views. Old time splendor. But again, the staff are wonderful.

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Thank katievalk
Liverpool UK
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This small but luxurious hotel is set almost on the waterfront in an elevated position. Rooms on first floor have a balcony overlooking the wharf and big wheel. The gardens are private, well kept with unheated swimming pool and recliners to relax after a busy day. The staff are very friendly and helpful and always on hand to sort out... More 

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Thsi is an exte,ely nice hotel with only 6 rooms. It has an exceptional spa and the breakfast is of a very high standard although the selection of cereals is limited. Michelle and her taem make you feel very welcome and nothing is too much trouble.There is a lovely outside sitting area around the pool. If we stay in Cape... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

If you want to stay right in the centre of the hustle & bustle of the Cape Town V&A waterfront but want something a little different from your generic modern hotel the Dock House is the place for you. The Victorian listed building has 6 rooms (4 on the first floor of which 3 have balconies overlooking the waterfront &... More 

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Thank John R
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I LOVED staying here. The staff was extremely friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. They asked questions about each days' excursion to ensure a smooth and enjoyable time. When learning we were going to go to Mama Africa's the next day, the staff reserved a taxi to and from for us (without us even asking!). Food was amazing. Room was beautiful and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cape Town address that is suited perfectly to your needs. Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa is a unique and opulent jewel in the crown of Cape Town's glamorous, world-famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, offering discerning guests, visiting dignitaries and celebrities exclusive accommodation and personalised yet unobtrusive butler-style service in an excellent world-class setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dock House Boutique Hotel

Address: Portswood Close, Portswood Ridge | Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $477 - $986 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dock House Boutique Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Dock House Hotel Cape Town Central
Dock House Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#19 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#19 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“We had the suite that was superb. But all rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles derekf247, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The manager walked us through 4 of the 6 rooms one morning and I must say, not a bad room in the house!”
 of 5 bubbles Mshdpt8os, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All room very nice. Upstairs has got better view over WF. Room 502 has a private tranquil little patio.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaSofiaB, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Llovely view over the Waterfront from upstairs rooms.Suite 502, ground floor, is enormous and beautifully furnished.”
 of 5 bubbles Domenique7, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ant room on the first floor so that you get a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles robinwinder, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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