Mapplr’s favorite boutique hotels in Cape Town

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The big sporting event of the summer is the World Cup 2010 which will take place from 11 June to 11 July in South Africa. Thirty-two countries are playing matches in different locations around the country, including Cape Town. If you will be in Cape Town, here are two boutique hotels to consider when booking your stay:

Icon Hotel
Corner of lower Long Street and Hans Strydom
Cape Town 8000, South Africa
+27 21 421 4434

Icon Hotel has studios, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments with kitchens, a roof top swimming pool overlooking Signal Hill and the City Bowl, concierge services, secure underground parking and Wi-Fi. It is close to the V & A Waterfront. It is located 2 kilometers from Green Point Stadium where some of the World Cup 2010 matches will be held.

Sugar Hotel & Spa
1 Main Road (corner of Main & Boundary Roads)
Green Point, 8005
Cape Town, South Africa
+27 21  430 3780

The Sugar Hotel and Spa is an intimate boutique hotel with only 7 suites located in the trendy Green Point area. It is within walking distance (approximately 1 kilometer and 11 min walking time) from the V&A Waterfront, the 2010 World Cup Green Point Soccer Stadium and many of the city’s bars and restaurants. It has a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, a gourmet restaurant and cocktail bar, and a spa.

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About Esme Vos

Esme Vos is the founder of Mapplr, a travel site featuring boutique hotels, luxury resorts, travel guides and restaurant reviews. You can find her on and Twitter.