The Portswood Hotel

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The Portswood Hotel Cape Town can be found at a premier spot at the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront near the Cape Town city centre. 

The hotel, in V&A Waterfront, is seen as an important part of Cape Town's history, as the lobby is built around the well and cells for prisoners en route to Robben Island 310 years ago. Today it offers comfortable accommodation, exclusive amenities and convenient facilities, including a swimming pool, restaurant, bar and business centre.

Cape Town's main attractions are all within easy reaches of Portswood such as Table Mountain including its cable car, the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront, the Camps Bay and Clifton beaches, Robben Island, the Castle of Cape Town and the many museums, exhibitions and markets in the city centre.

The hotel provides the ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers alike. It is the sister hotel of the next door Commodore Hotel, both of which belong to the 'Legacy Hotels & Resorts' hotel group of South Africa. What makes this hotel unique is the excellent service, it is ideal for travellers and the rates are very well priced for a hotel situated in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For the hotels 103 rooms, consisting of 59 twin rooms, 35 double rooms, and nine suites, comfort has been kept in mind for each of them, so whichever room you choose, you are assured of a relaxing, unforgettable stay.

Guests can dine at the hotel's in-house restaurant or explore one of the many restaurants which lie within walking distance. The business centre is suitable for conference delegates and corporate travellers. The outdoor swimming pool offers a welcoming place for relaxation.

The Hotel boasts the Quarterdeck Restaurant, which specialises in Cape Malay, infused cuisine. The restaurant is also well known for its themed dinners and Sunday lunch carvery. They also have a Spitbraai on the first Sunday of every month, and a Potjiekos on the last Saturday of every month giving guests and local patrons a good taste of South African food flavours to enjoy on the Terrace by the pool. The Terrace offers light meals as well as the "Links Bar".

The property offers the Boardroom and Quarterdeck Restaurant as conferencing venues. They can cater to up to 74 delegates. With its sister hotel next door, any larger conferencing requirement can be handled by The Commodore Hotel depending on availability. Full- and Half-day conference packages are available, and refreshments are catered for at both hotels. Individual catering can also be provided.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Modem Access
  • Safe

Facilities Available at The Portswood Hotel

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Spa
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Travel desk
  • Undercover and surface parking
  • Wellness centre

More Information on The Portswood Hotel

FAQs about The Portswood Hotel
Where exactly is the located in Cape Town?

The four-star hotel is located a short walk away from the famous Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa.  The restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment venues can all be reached within a short walk and the Two Oceans Aquarium lies only a 5 minute walk away as well as the bus stop for the Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing bus.

What restaurant does the hotel feature?

The hotel is famous for its Quarter Kitchen restaurant where guests enjoy delicious Cape Malay meals.

Does hotel cater for business travellers?

Yes, the hotel caters for corporate travellers and features a business centre for guests. For small, formal meetings, a boardroom is available which can seat up to ten guests.

Are there Family Rooms at hotel?

No, the hotel in Cape Town does not offer rooms that can accommodate more than two guests. The rooms either feature one King, one Queen or two separate Twin beds.

What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at The Portswood Hotel are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

How much does a room at The Portswood Hotel cost?
The average rate for a night's stay at The Portswood Hotel is R1,490.00 to R2,670.00.
Where is The Portswood Hotel located?
The address of The Portswood Hotel is: 130 Victoria Wharf St, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001.