The Hotel

Intimate and private, the villa-styled hotel offers five spacious individually decorated rooms – four of which have balconies overlooking the Waterfront’s vibrant harbour area – and one glamorous suite. The suite boasts a private garden and each room is equipped with a stylish private bar and state-of-the-art designer bathroom. 

Dock House

Facilities & Activities



Built as the grand residence and offices to the harbour engineer in the mid-1800's, Dock House boasts a proud heritage. Dock House is located alongside Timeball Tower in the V&A Waterfront's Portswood Precint and now, under the guidance of distinguished hotel

specialists , Newmark Hotels, this heritage property has undergone a transformation to be recognised as one of Cape Town’s most elite luxury boutique hotels. 

From the moment you set foot into the graceful Dock House entrance hall, you will experience our efficient, attentive yet unobtrusive 24-hour butler-style service. Enjoy the privacy of an in-room check-in, and later, take pleasure in being served superb cuisine and some of South Africa’s finest wines in the seclusion of your room. Breakfast is served in the elegant morning room, on your private balcony or alfresco around the pool – offering the perfect environments in which to begin your day.  

  • Complimentary parking available
  • State-of-the-art spa and supervised gym facilities operating from 6:00 - 22:00
  • In room hairstylist upon request
  • Private gentlemen’s study
  • Business Services
  • Travel services
  • Golf booking and excursion facilities
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool with bar and al fresco dining
  • Chauffeur driven transfers in an E-class Mercedes Benz