The Portswood Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star Cape Town hotel in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, near Cape Town Cruise Terminal

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The Portswood Hotel

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Deluxe Queen with Shower and Bath | Bathroom | Designer toiletries, hair dryer, towels, soap
Cocktail bar, pool views, open daily

Overview of The Portswood Hotel

8.4 out of 10 Very Good
8.4/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
Portswood Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8002

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTwo Oceans Aquarium8 min walk
  • Popular LocationCape Town Stadium12 min walk
  • Popular LocationCape Town Cruise Terminal4 min drive
  • AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)22 min drive

Room options

Standard Twin with Shower over Bath

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Studio King with Shower and Bath

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Twin with Shower Only

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Deluxe Queen with Shower and Bath

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed


  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Standard Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Queen with Shower over Bath

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Queen with Shower Only

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Captains Suite King with Shower and Bath

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Cape Town

The Portswood Hotel is located in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, a neighborhood in Cape Town. Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa and Cape Town Diamond Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit The Watershed and Greenpoint Market. Two Oceans Aquarium and Cape Town Gateway Visitor Centre are also worth visiting. Scuba diving and water skiing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 8 min walk
  • Cape Town Stadium - 12 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 16 min walk
  • Green Point Park - 16 min walk
  • Cape Town Cruise Terminal - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Esplanade Station - 5 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 6 min drive
  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 22 min drive


  • Starbucks - 4 min walk
  • Cooked - 7 min walk
  • Mitchell's Brewery - 3 min walk
  • Ocean Basket - 4 min walk
  • Ferrymans Tavern - 4 min walk

About this property

The Portswood Hotel

4-star hotel located in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
Consider a stay at The Portswood Hotel and take advantage of a poolside bar, a terrace, and a garden. The onsite restaurant, Quarter Kitchen, features pool views and a poolside location. In addition to dry cleaning/laundry services and a bar, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking and valet parking
  • Limo/town car service, access to a nearby health club, and a TV in the lobby
  • 1 meeting room, a porter/bellhop, and smoke-free premises
Room features
All 101 rooms include comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches like free WiFi and air conditioning.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Childcare services and free infant beds
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and hair dryers
  • 37-inch TVs with premium channels
  • Electric kettles, heating, and daily housekeeping


Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours
  • Limo/town car service
  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • A bar/lounge
  • A poolside bar
  • A restaurant

Restaurants on site

  • Link Bar
  • Quarter Kitchen

Things to do

  • Gym
  • Outdoor pool
  • TV in common areas

Family friendly

  • Free crib
  • In-room babysitting (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guidebooks
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Change of bedsheets on request
  • Change of towels on request
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference center
  • Meeting room


  • Garden
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Elevator
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchairs on site


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes
  • Free crib
  • Premium bedding


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • TV with premium cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant dining guides


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofed rooms

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