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 on your doorstep, there'll be no shortage of things to do: browse the world-class shops and boutiques, visit the Two Oceans Aquarium, take a cruise, or dine out in style. The city centre and many of the Mother City's many attractions are close by, offering an abundance of activities to do: 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 book a day tour around the Cape Peninsula.


  • 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 Urban Beauty spa is a sanctuary 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 child-minding 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 OYO Restaurant and Dash Restaurant 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 OYO 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 May 2016 - 31 Aug 2016 $180 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016 $215 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016 $240 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 20 Nov 2016 $255 Bed & Breakfast
  • 21 Nov 2016 - 14 Dec 2016 $325 Bed & Breakfast
  • 15 Dec 2016 - 24 Dec 2016 $255 Bed & Breakfast
  • 25 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 $325 Bed & Breakfast
  • 06 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017 $255 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017 $325 Bed & Breakfast
  • 17 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 $255 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 $230 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 $195 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $230 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $255 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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Shelley Hess

Shelley Hess

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"The amazing Waterfront location makes this luxury boutique hotel such an ideal Cape Town spot. I felt so pampered with the butler service, and the views are really amazing."



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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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