Get an overview of this hotel4-star eco-friendly hotel, walk to Two Oceans Aquarium

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Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pool


Situated in Cape Town, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nobel Square and Two Oceans Aquarium. Cape Town Stadium and Cape Town International Convention Centre are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Hotel features

Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a conference centre and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room amenities

All 103 rooms offer free WiFi, sofa beds and 24-hour room service. TVs, minibars and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Portswood V&A Waterfront features an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 4-star property consist of A business centre, a limo/town car service and a meeting room. This eco-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in common area and dry cleaning/laundry services. Guests can use the health club at a partner property. For a surcharge, a round-trip airport shuttle (available during limited hours) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking is available on-site.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Conference center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1996 
  • Total number of rooms - 103 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Quarterdeck – Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance for details.
Due to drought conditions, water restrictions apply at this property until further notice. Guests can expect periodic water supply outages or reduced water pressure during their stay. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available

Hotel Name

  • Portswood V&A Waterfront Hotel Cape Town
  • Portswood V&A Waterfront Hotel
  • Portswood V&A Waterfront Cape Town
  • Portswood V&A Waterfront

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Heritage, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

National Rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

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