The Portswood Hotel

The Portswood Hotel

4 stars 

Portswood Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

ExcellentBased on 144 reviews


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About The Portswood Hotel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Portswood Hotel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on febrero 29, 2024.
The PortsWood provides 4-star accommodation in Cape Town. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

This modern hotel offers an on-site fitness centre, 24-hour ...

Good to Know

To Downtown2.1 mi
Nearest airportCape Town Intl
Distance to airport11.6 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 214 183 281

Amenities at The Portswood Hotel

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Lowered sink
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pool
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Radio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Shower chair
  • Adapter
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Sofa
  • Bathtub
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Dining area
  • Dining table
  • Walk-in shower


  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Fitness center
  • Windsurfing
  • Hiking


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Health club
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Reviews for The Portswood Hotel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Portswood Hotel, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 144 reviews of The Portswood Hotel to date. Review data was last updated on febrero 29, 2024.
Very goodBased on 144 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Helpful and friendly staff. (in 77 reviews)
  • Great location and friendly staff (in 54 reviews)
  • "Great location, friendly staff, good breakfast." (in 48 reviews)
Cons -
  • The service was not that good. (in 26 reviews)
  • Location of room a little noisy (in 24 reviews)
  • The air con was very noisy. (in 12 reviews)

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Photos of The Portswood Hotel

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Where is The Portswood Hotel?

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Most Popular Landmarks

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront0.3 mi
Green Point Stadium0.4 mi
Bo Kaap Museum1.1 mi
Castle of Good Hope1.5 mi
District Six Museum1.6 mi
Steenberg Vineyards11.8 mi

Getting Around

Cape Town Cape Town, Wc1.2 mi
Cape Town Central Station1.2 mi
Cape Town Intercape Depot10.9 mi
Cape Town Durbanville14.6 mi
Cape Town Simon's Town19.9 mi
Cape Town Train Station3.5 mi

FAQs when booking at The Portswood Hotel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Portswood Hotel. FAQs were last updated on febrero 29, 2024.

Is pricing at The Portswood Hotel comparable to 4 star hotels in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the average nightly rate for 4 stars hotels is $176. The expected nightly rate for The Portswood Hotel is around $147; a price that is 17% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers The Portswood Hotel to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 4 stars hotel in Cape Town.

How close is The Portswood Hotel to the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport?

At just 11.6 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport, to The Portswood Hotel is 0h 23m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Cape Town Intl Airport to The Portswood Hotel?

For the most freedom while visiting Cape Town, consider renting a car for about $30/day and parking it at The Portswood Hotel where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Cape Town Intl Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at The Portswood Hotel?

Yes, The Portswood Hotel has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is The Portswood Hotel from the Cape Town city center?

The Portswood Hotel is 0.2 mi away from the center of V & A Waterfront, Cape Town. Consider visiting Newlands Cricket Ground, a popular landmark that can be accessed from The Portswood Hotel by various forms of transportation.

What is the The Portswood Hotel phone number?

The best way to contact The Portswood Hotel is by calling +27 214 183 281.

Does The Portswood Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Portswood Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at The Portswood Hotel?

Yes, The Portswood Hotel has a fitness center available to guests throughout their stay.

What is the check-out time at The Portswood Hotel?

10:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 2:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at The Portswood Hotel, Cape Town?

$119 per night is the best price found recently for a room at The Portswood Hotel, with average deals around $147 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

Is there a restaurant at The Portswood Hotel?

There is an on-site restaurant - contact The Portswood Hotel for opening and last order times. For drinks at the accommodation, there is a bar available.

Does The Portswood Hotel have a laundry service?

Yes, there are laundry services usually available at The Portswood Hotel, Cape Town. There are irons (and ironing boards) at the property too.

How far is The Portswood Hotel from South African National Gallery?

South African National Gallery in Cape Town is 1.6 mi away from The Portswood Hotel.

Is The Portswood Hotel close to South African Sendinggestig Museum?

Walking distance - there’s 1.1 mi between South African Sendinggestig Museum and The Portswood Hotel.

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