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20 Executive rooms with Juliet balconies
All rooms are Table Mountain facing
All rooms are non-smoking
Air conditioning and safes
Satellite TV
Laundry and valet
Ad hoc secretarial services
IT ports
Wireless connection
Cigar lounge
Gallery Café (also caters for group lunches, dinners)
Corporate Conferences
Corporate lunches
Special events
Cocktail functions
Room service
Private dining (on request)
Airport transfers arranged
Private tours arranged
Professional therapies arranged
Free Covered parking available



1. Take the Exit from the airport to Cape Town along the N2.
2. Proceed along the N2 till you reach a sign that states “M4 Cape Town”.
3. This will take you to the Strand Street turnoff.
4. Proceed on Strand Street passing 5 traffic lights of which the 6th traffic light will be Long Street.
5. Turn Left into Long Street. We are number 172 Long Street.
6. It will be on your right hand side, Corner of Long & Pepper Streets.

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Urban Elegance…Experience the vibrant energy of Cape Town in sophisticated style…

Managing Director Abilio Frazzitta has created a contemporary and up-market oasis in the heart of the mother city, in the midst of the bustling melting pot that is Long Street, attracting corporate clients from the advertising and film industries as well as advocates from nearby Keerom Street to its sleek-lined interior.

Whether you’ve come to the city for some serious shopping, to sample the pulsating nightlife, or for a touch-down business trip, and seek the luxury of a home away from home – close to the action – with a king-sized bed and goose down pillows after a long, long day… then Urban Chic on Long is the haven that you deserve.



For guests staying over, there’s a choice of twenty individually appointed bedrooms – each with its own en suite bathroom. The decor is a subtle combination of honeyed Spanish marble, warm textured carpets, African mahogany furniture and crushed linen curtains complemented by the contemporary artwork of Alexander Krenz. Some rooms have Zen-like sliding screens so that views of the city, Table Mountain, Lion’s Head or Signal Hill can also be appreciated from the comfort of one’s bath.

Each room has a broad-band ADSL connection, a mini safe, air conditioning and double glazing to mask the exuberant buzz from the sidewalk below. There’s a range of specially formulated toiletries, from bath salts to hand creams, for self-pampering. Courtesy branded snacks such as dried fruit and nut selections are on hand, including refreshments from the mini bar – hidden from sight to complete the aura of restfulness.

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Gallery Café

Stepping into Urban Chic’s foyer from the busy street is an experience that instills a sense of calm as cool contemporary touches blend with classical lines. A Bottocino marble staircase with a balustrade in stainless steel, wood and glass sweeps immediately up to the Gallery Cafe.

The unique Gallery Cafe comes complete with ultra-now minimalist design and a classy, passionate culinary style.

But just below, overlooking Long Street, the relaxed Cigar Bar perches above the thronging crowds… the perfect watering hole for the weary traveler wanting to refresh, watch sport beamed in by satellite on the plasma screen or discuss the day’s events over a thirst-quenching cocktail with attitude, while watching the passing parade! If you have business in mind, take advantage of the complimentary wireless connectivity linking you, via your laptop, with the pulse of the world.

At the mezzanine Gallery Cafe, hotel guests and patrons alike enjoy a culinary symphony of note among an eclectic selection of local art. The Gallery Cafe is a wonderfully cosmopolitan and alternative venue for a chic corporate lunch for up to 80, or, with the enclosed terraces hived off for intimacy, you can celebrate any occasion privately, with music beamed to you, to complement the fine, South African soul food dishes.



Tel: +27 21 426 6119

Fax: +27 21 423 2086





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