Located in the heart of Cape Town's V&A Waterfront, the Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa combines classic Victorian architecture with contemporary style. With manicured gardens, a relaxing pool and bar area, and individually-designed bedrooms, the Dock House is an ideal retreat after a day of exploring.

With the V&A Waterfront right on your doorstep, there is no shortage of things to do: browse the world-class shops and boutiques, visit the Two Oceans Aquarium, take a sunset cruise or dine out in style. The city centre and many of the Mother City's many attractions are close by -  take a trip up Table Mountain in the cable car, relax on the stunning beaches of Camps Bay or Clifton, explore the famous wineries of Constantia or Stellenbosch, or enjoy a day-tour around the Cape Peninsula to Cape Point.


  • Situated in the heart of the V&A Waterfront
  • Originally the Harbour Master's 1800s home
  • Beautifully designed spacious suites - perfect for honeymooners
  • 24-hour butler service for ultimate convenience

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The Dock House's Sanctuary Spa is a haven of tranquillity where you can truly unwind in the capable hands of professional technicians and therapists.

Alternatively, relax in a sun lounger on the manicured lawn beside the sparkling plunge pool. Professional childminding services are available for those travelling with children.

Enjoy keeping up with your workouts in the state-of-the-art fitness centre equipped with rowing machines, treadmills, free weights, and a cable-weight system.

General Facilities

    Secure Parking
    Swimming Pool
    Babysitting service available
    Computer facilities
    Children's Club
    Laundry service
    Wi-fi available


The Dock House has a private kitchen and chef and offers a delicious breakfast served in the bright, elegant morning room. Breakfast, which is included, can also be enjoyed at the Ginja or Dash Restaurants (also in the V&A Waterfront) at no extra charge. Dinner can be enjoyed in the privacy of your room, alfresco on the pool deck, or at the Ginja Restaurant & Cocktail Bar.

Deluxe Room

The Dock House offers accommodation in five guest bedrooms and one spacious suite.

The rooms have all been individually decorated, each with their own designer en suite bathroom, stylish open bar, and plasma-screen TV.

The upstairs rooms have balconies affording views of the harbour, and the downstairs rooms open out onto a veranda overlooking the garden and pool.


    Wi-fi available in room
    Air conditioning
    En-suite bath and shower
    24-hour room service
    Mini bar
    Tea & coffee-making facilities

Other Room Types

The suite offers a more spacious retreat and opens out onto a private garden.


  • Day tours
  • Boat excursions
  • Live music & entertainment
  • Sailing
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $270 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $300 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Nov 2017 - 05 Nov 2017 $325 Bed & Breakfast
  • 06 Nov 2017 - 10 Nov 2017 $410 Bed & Breakfast
  • 11 Nov 2017 - 24 Dec 2017 $325 Bed & Breakfast
  • 25 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $410 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2018 $410 Bed & Breakfast
  • 06 Jan 2018 - 04 Feb 2018 $325 Bed & Breakfast
  • 05 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018 $410 Bed & Breakfast
  • 17 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $325 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018 $295 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 $245 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018 $295 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018 $325 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Suite Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • We loved the rooms which were very chic. The staff was good and the location of the Dock House was great.

    Shamir Patel, September 2012
  • Dock House was also quite nice and we were happy with it.

    Sze Yean Hoe, October 2009

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Justin Chapman

Justin Chapman

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"Located in the very heart of the V&A Waterfront, yet rising above the fray in its charming old-world setting to deliver next-level personalised service that marks it apart."



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We loved the rooms which were very chic. The staff was good and the location of the Dock House was great.

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