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Urban Hip Icon Hotel

Corner of Lower Long Street and Hans Strydom | Foreshore, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Celbridge, Kildare, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This hotel is 4 star rated but in my opinion its not more than 3.The rooms are basic but more than adequate for holiday purposes .There is an excellent view of table top mountain and the street below .There is an excellent power shower, the beds are comfortable and would appear to be changed daily. The biggest fault is that... More 

Thank Frank P
Ribeirao Preto, SP
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We spent two weeks at this hotel, me, my wife and our 1 year daughter. The apartment was big enough for the baby, has a well equipped kitchen and nice bed. The window's view was GREAT, was possible seeing the Table Mountain. The employees were fine, and helpful. The pool was closed during all my stay. There was no breakfast,... More 

2 Thank ltangari
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We booked and paid for an apartment at icon 3 months in advance only to arrive in cape town after 25 hours flying to be told expedia had cancelled the booking and shown a piece of paper with the booking name (and several others) under the heading of "double booked rooms". I rang expedia they said the hotel has overbooked... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

The Icon is very central and only a short walk away from Cape Town International Convention Center and the ever jovial Long Street, this self catering hotel offers luxurious rooms with 360 degrees of breathtaking views of the harbor and the Table mountain! This is Heaven in Africa’s most beautiful City, the Design Capital of the world, dinner at the... More 

1 Thank Sipho P
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Negatives: We booked a double bedroom suite and on arrival was told that none were available but we could have 2 single bedroom suites next to each other. We were OK with this as we were all adults but there would be a problem if you were travelling with small children. No free Wifi and min cost of Wifi Card... More 

1 Thank ribster71
California, Maryland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

I stayed for almost 3 weeks at this hotel and had to buy many wifi cards because the time ran out so quickly due to dropped connections and the fact that they don't tell you that you have to completely sign off not only on the log off page but also on the wifi connection itself. This was a new... More 

Thank offthecuffincalli
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012 via mobile

When I checked in. there was a colored guy came pretended to be hotel bellboy.He showed us the room opened the windows& wanted to show our kids room(which was on the other floor )later. We gave him tip and said "it's ok"..we left Our bags in the room except the camera bag which he said it was ok to left... More 

Thank mamgazine
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159 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

We stayed at the Urban in March 2012 and choose the hotel as it was an apartment hotel near the start of the Cape Argus Bike race. We were upgraded to a three bedroom suite. The accommodation includes a kitchen but has no internal laundry facility. There is a Laundrette in the building that charged R65 ( about $8.50) for... More 

Thank EricJ123
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

My business partner and I chose to stay at the Urban Hip Hotel on a recent business trip to Cape Town and will definitely be going back! The rooms were spacious and it was great to have some extra space in terms of the kitchenette and lounge. The location is very convenient and the value excellent –we payed the same... More 

Thank Lindsay H
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64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

I recently spent three nights here. It was hard checking in as there was no place to park. I had to park in a lot in the back, then lug my bags over. This place isn't bad, and within walking distance to some great restaurants, downtown shopping and sites. Nice to see that Cape Town's CBD has become safer and... More 

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