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; offering 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; 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 artworks, 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, as well as a library and free wireless internet, 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.

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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. Breakfasts can also be enjoyed at these establishments at no additional cost. The convenience of dining at their restaurants is that they can be billed directly to your room.

Dock House Boutique Hotel Accommodation

The Dock House consists of five elegant rooms and one suite. The spacious ground floor rooms offer direct access to the wind-protected lawns and pool arena; while the two front facing rooms on the upper level enjoy private balconies boasting superb sea and harbor views.

Intimate and private, the villa-style hotel offers classic décor 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

Luxury Rooms

Each of the five 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 interleading; 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
Luxury Room at Dock House Boutique Hotel

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
Dock House Boutique Hotel – Suite

Room Amenities

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

Cape Town Family Holiday

Child Policy at Dock House Boutique Hotel

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
As accommodation is charged per room, per night; there is no additional charge
Persons twelve years and older are considered adults and therefore will require their own room
Childminding service is available upon request; with a minimum of 24 hours’ notice, at an additional cost

Dock House Boutique Hotel Accommodation Rates

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

Indicative Rates per room; in South African RandsLuxury Room (2 – 6)Luxury Suite (1)All 6 rooms excluding Pool & Bar AreaVilla Exclusive
1st May to 31st August 20227 2457 88543 47047 815
1st to 30th September 20228 6909 46552 14057 355
1st to 31st October 20229 66010 52557 960N/A
1st November to 24th December 20229 95010 84059 700
25th December 2022 to 5th January 202311 45012 34068 700
6th until 31st January 20239 95010 84059 700
1st until 6th February 202311 45012 34068 700
7th February until 31st March 20239 95010 84059 700
1st until 30th April 20238 9509 75053 70059 070
1 May 2023 until 31 August 20237 4608 12044 76049 235
1st until 30th September 20238 9509 75053 70059 070
1st until 31st October 20239 95010 84059 700N/A
1st November until 24th December 202310 74511 70564 470
25th December 2023 until 5th January 202412 24513 20573 470
6th until 31st January 202410 74511 70564 470
1st until 14th February 202412 24513 20573 470
15th February until 30th April 202410 74511 70564 470

Rates include breakfast and VAT.

Dock House Boutique Hotel Accommodation Special Offers

Stay 3, Pay 2

Book your stay at Dock House Boutique Hotel for 3 nights and only pay for 2 nights

Valid until 30th September 2022 and from 1st April until 30th September 2023.

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 wedding venue for 50 to 150 guests. Upon request, a wedding package can be tailor-made to ensure memories that will last a lifetime.

Cape Town Wedding
Cape Town Wedding at Dock House Boutique Hotel


Dock House Boutique Hotel (Cape Town)
Dock House Boutique Hotel
Moorings 5 & Portswood Ridge, 5 Portswood Road
Cape Town South Africa

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