Entrance of The PortsWood Hotel

The PortsWood Hotel

General Description

The PortsWood Hotel – A Piece of Cape Town’s History the PortsWood is part of Cape Town’s colonial history. The restaurant and lobby are built around the original well and holding cells for prisoners en route to Robben Island 300 years ago. Today, The PortsWood is famous for its uniquely personal approach to service – catering to the international traveler’s every need and anticipating their every desire. Rich in South Africa’s unique culture, The PortsWood is a must for any traveler.


The PortsWood Hotel has The Quarterdeck Restaurant which specialises in Cape Malay/Malaysian/ Indonesian infused cuisine. For those with a sense of adventure and who are historically driven, this restaurant is a must. The Terrace offers lite meals as well as the “Links bar”.

We also have a Spitbraai on the first Sunday of every month and a Potjiekos on the last Saturday of every month.