Dock House Boutique Hotel (Cape Town)

Luxury Cape Town Accommodation

Dock House Boutique Hotel is located alongside Timeball Tower in the V&A Waterfront’s Portswood Precinct in Cape Town. It offers the ideal balance between convenience and complete privacy.

The original Dock House was built in the mid-1800s as the grand residence and offices of the harbor engineer. It has undergone a transformation to be recognized as one of Cape Town’s most elite luxury boutique hotels. It is voted among the top 25 luxury hotels in South Africa. The charming exterior of the hotel gives way to an opulent world beyond its front door. Chandeliers and ornate ceiling cornices, among other fine touches, contribute to the property’s Victorian charm and allude to its historical roots.

It has been uniquely decorated with elaborate furnishings and bold artwork. Maintaining the trait of classic exquisiteness throughout the establishment.

Following your breakfast in the elegantly appointed morning room; follow up with a swim in the stylish outdoor pool. While you relax on a lounger in the garden, your personal butler can arrange for a massage or treatment at the nearby wellness center, which also has a state-of-the-art gym.

Dock House has a tranquil outdoor dining area and is ideal for trying the private chef’s sophisticated dinner menu. Alternatively, you can enjoy delectable cuisine in the comfort of your lovely room. There is a library and free wireless internet,

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Dock House Boutique Hotel Accommodation

Intimate and private, the villa-style hotel offers classic decor and a spacious layout. Making each of the guest rooms and suites at Dock House a welcome retreat after a busy day.

For absolute exclusivity; intimate celebrations, exclusive group bookings, and bespoke corporate gatherings; book the entire Dock House villa for your personal and private use. In this case, guests will have private use of the dining room for breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.

Room Types at  Dock House Boutique Hotel

Luxury Rooms

Each of the 5 x luxury rooms has an individual character, but they all share the same sophistication. Three of the top floor rooms have balconies overlooking the busy harbor at the V&A Waterfront, and the ground floor room opens onto a terrace overlooking the manicured garden and pool area.

Rooms 3 and 4 are inter leading. Each with its own en-suite bathroom. Room 4 has twin beds and room 3 has a double bed.

Luxury Room at Dock House Boutique Hotel
Room 2

Luxury Suite

The luxury suite boasts a private garden patio and; each room has a stylish private lounge and a state-of-the-art designer bathroom.

Dock House Boutique Hotel - Suite

Room Amenities

24-Hour room service
A flat screen television with satellite channels
Air conditioning
En suite bathrooms
King sized beds with luxurious 400-thread count Egyptian cotton bedding
Complimentary coffee, teas, and biscuits
Mini bar
Electronic safe
Bathrobes & slippers
Heated towel rails
Luxury amenities
International plugs
Serviced twice daily

Cape Town Family Holiday

Children of all ages are welcome at Dock House Boutique Hotel
Cots are available for children up to the age of two
Extra beds cannot be accommodated
Childminding service is available upon request; with a minimum of 24 hours notice, at an additional cost


Dock House offers an unmatched destination for a boutique escape in the heart of Cape Town’s most vibrant shopping and dining destination.

The hotel has its own intimate dining room reserved for its guests only. Newmark’s other Waterfront properties offer further delightful experiences. Including fine dining at Dash at Queen Victoria Hotel. Or wholesome dining at Ginja at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel. Complimentary breakfasts can also be enjoyed at either hotel at no additional cost.

Dock House Boutique Hotel Accommodation Rates

Luxury Room (2 – 6)

Luxury Suite (1)

All 6 rooms excluding Pool & Bar Area

Villa Exclusive

1st November until 24th December 2023R 10 745R 11 435R 64 470N/A
25th December 2023 until 5th January 2024R 12 245R 13 205R 73 470
6th until 31st January 2024R 10 745R 11 435R 64 470
1st until 14th February 2024R 12 245R 13 020R 73 470
15th February until 31st March 2024R 10 745R 11 435R 64 470
1st – 30th April 2024R 9 665R 10 530R 57 990R 63 790
1st May until 31 August 2024R 7 460R 8 120R 44 760R 49 235
1st until 30th September 2024R 9 665R 10 530R 57 990R 63 790
1st until 31st October 2024R 10 745R 11 435R 64 470N/A

All rates are subject to change and may fluctuate according to demand. Please use these as a guide.

Rates include breakfast, tourism levy and VAT.

Cape Town Wedding

With half an acre of uninterrupted lawn, in a garden setting providing views of Table Mountain and the Waterfront’s vibrant harbor, makes Dock House Boutique Hotel the ideal venue to host your wedding. A Cape Town wedding venue for 50 to 150 guests. Upon request, a wedding package can be tailor-made to ensure memories that will last a lifetime.

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Moorings 5 & Portswood Ridge, 5 Portswood Road
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