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Cool and Unique Hotels in Cape Town

Submitted by on October 26, 2009 – 4:51 pmOne Comment

Cape Town has a number of cool and unique accommodation options that can be categorized as chic and hip boutique hotels. These hip urban hotels are situated in the heart of the bustling city center and feature sleek interiors with modern or unique furnishings in the trendy Long Street and Kloof Street neighborhoods which are usually abuzz with activity. These hotels are perfect for travelers looking to experience the pulse and vibrancy of the Mother City while traveling in style by staying in hotel environs that are excitingly different and aesthetically pleasing.

daddy-long-legsDaddy Long Legs is an art hotel that offers 13 unique rooms that are unlike anything else in South Africa. Each room was uniquely decorated by an artist, poet, photographer, designer or musician who was afforded complete freedom to interpret the space however they wanted to. The result is a collection of hotel rooms that are an adventurous and humorous representation of Cape Town’s contemporary cultural landscape.

grand-daddy-2Grand Daddy Hotel is a hotel that offers a luxurious yet hip experience that includes a penthouse trailer park which is truly unique. Each room is decorated in a creative modern style with a South African twist and the two Sugar Daddy Suites feature wooden deck patios. The creative Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town also offers exclusive Airstream caravans situated on its rooftop, each individually decorated with a theme such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears and the Ballad of John and Yoko.

hippoHippo Boutique Hotel is situated in the heart of Cape Town’s cafe district around Kloof Street and is just a short stroll away from “vibey” Long Street. An exclusive Boutique Hotel situated in the hub of Cape Town, the Hippo offers everything you need from kitchen units equipped with microwaves to state-of-the-art internet technology built into your own computer and home entertainment center.

iconIcon Urban Hip Hotel is situated a stone’s throw away from the renowned V & A Waterfront and is within walking distance of the Cape Town International Convention Centre as well as the clubs and bars on Long Street. The Icon has a cool, rooftop swimming pool overlooking Signal Hill and the City Bowl and numerous private terraces and balconies with magnificent views of Cape Town.

urbanUrban Chic Boutique Hotel is set in the Cape Town Central Business District, surrounded by the hubbub of the City Bowl, and showcases the very essence of Long Street with its vibrant, eclectic influences ranging from African murals on building walls to quaint old buildings and trendy sidewalk cafes. All 20 rooms feature African mahogany furniture and original artworks as well as breathtaking views of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and Signal Hill.

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