CONFERENCE VENUES CAPE TOWN – LAGOON BEACH HOTEL

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What’s up in Cape Town on the conference venue scene?

SPOILT FOR CHOICE…..I have found, in the many years I have worked in the Conference Tourism industry that Cape Town more than any other South African city has ‘the mostest’ … literally hundreds of hotels and conference centres to select from in all areas. I will feature one of many because it really warrants mention …

LAGOON BEACH HOTEL in recent months completed a major refurb. and this, what was always a lovely hotel is even lovelier than before!

Because of consistently excellent service and tip-top standards, we have always supported this venue, which assures guests of quality cuisine, luxury and comfortable accommodation and friendly, helpful, well-trained staff, always professional yet warm and willing to go the extra mile.

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Situated in the most idyllic location, on Lagoon Beach, in Milnerton in Cape Town, with breath-taking views of Table Mountain. This is Cape Town’s second largest conference venue – Lagoon Beach Hotel and Spa.
With direct access to the pristine Lagoon Beach strand and quick and easy access to Cape Town’s CBD… with the beach on their doorstep, plus the cheery, holiday vibe of the city, you have ‘ the best of both worlds’ whether on holiday or as a participant at a conference at this luxury four star hotel. 200 sophisticated en-suite rooms and suites, numerous holiday apartments, 9 conference venues and 4 world-class restaurants form the structure of this lovely venue. It’s close proximity to the renowned Milnerton Golf Course plus a short distance from Canal Walk (one of the largest shopping centres in South Africa) make LAGOON BEACH HOTEL a very appealing base when visiting Cape Town for any reason. AND, right at the hotel is a relaxing, superior Spa for those tired muscles at the end of a hectic day!

From this central location, guests might like to take short trips along some of the world’s best wine estates, most of which are a mere 50 km ride from Lagoon Beach Hotel and Spa. Whale watching from here is also popular and for those who enjoy an adrenaline shot, guests may launch themselves from one of the world’s highest commercial Bunji jumps and for something completely different, be entertained by South Africa’s unique, very own, brightly attired minstrels on hey days and special holidays!

This is where two mighty oceans meet and embrace, where fashion struts down catwalks that rival any, anywhere else in the world and where runners from every corner of the globe compete in the world’s most scenic marathon, where Table Mountain casts its gentle protective shade over a mixed, rainbow cultured nation, where a prison island hosted the world’s greatest liberation icon and where the finest wines in the country are made – CAPE TOWN is ‘where it’s at’ and filled abundantly with many varied attractions unique to Cape Town and the rest of the Western Cape. And LAGOON BEACH HOTEL & SPA is your central point from where you will reach all these world wonders without journeying far.

CONFERENCE VENUES

From the 9+ conference venues Lagoon Beach Hotel offers, all fully equipped with the latest technology, up to 600 delegates may be accommodated in the largest conference room, however the smaller groups are welcome with a minimum of 10 in their smallest venue therefore no matter how small or large, up to 600 delegates, you are all welcome at competitive rates.

This editorial was compiled and composed by Rosalie Howard from http://www.venuepages.co.za. Visit our website for an abundance of venues nation-wide. Send an enquiry for the area you are considering and we will handle the rest.

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Conference venues Cape Town, Western Cape, Ons Genot Country Lodge

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The VENUE PAGES is happy to promote the ONS GENOT COUNTRY LODGE to our discerning readers who are looking for that quiet, peaceful, intimate country retreat in the most sought after area along the Bottelary Wine route of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape.

ABOUT THE VENUE

Ons Genot Country Lodge is a luxury country retreat situated on the famous Bottelary Wine route of Stellenbosch, between Hartenberg Wine Estate and Devon Vale Golf Estate.

From this central location, guests may explore the Cape, play golf and enjoy the unique wines of the region.

Rooms:
9 en-suite rooms, all with bath and shower are equipped with a mini bar, TV, safe, telephone, hair dryer, Aircon, a private terrace and all rooms are accessorised in the standard of International Guest Houses.

Rooms are varied and sub-divided into 4 categories:

  • 2 standard, comfortable, budget rooms, with ceiling fan, bath room with bath and shower and a terrace.
  • 5 Comfort rooms, fitted with Air-Con, bathroom with bath and shower, private terrace and access to the swimming pool or garden.
  • 1 Luxury suite, which is very spacious with air-con, bathroom with bath and shower, private terrace with garden
  • 1 honeymoon suite, which is a duplex offering a spacious, luxury bedroom with air-con and a Canopy bed while downstairs offers a cosy lounge and bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower. This suite also has a private terrace and is situated alongside the swimming pool.
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On-site Facilities

  • Swimming in a pristine, clear pool
  • Tennis
  • Golf at the neighbouring Golf Course
  • Scenic walks through a magnificent garden or through the neighbouring vineyards
  • Hike to the top of the Bottelary Hills and enjoy stunning views over the Stellenbosch area.
  • The Ons Genot restaurant offers a la carte traditional cuisine.
  • Conference/ business facilities able to accommodate up to 20 delegates in conference in a fully equipped conference venue.
  • A WiFi hotspot and ADSL internet-connected PC is permanently available to all guests, at no extra charge.
  • The owners of Ons Genot speak German, French, English, Dutch and Afrikaans and are therefore a home-from-home to European and local visitors alike

Local Attractions

  • Visit the famous wine estates next door.
  • Visit Stellenbosch Town with a myriad antique and gift shops, restaurants and sidewalk cafes, art galleries and museums.
  • Play golf on the several international golf courses nearby.
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Services

  • Ons Genot will arrange car rental at the best prices.
  • Airport or city shuttles
  • Laundry or Dry-cleaning

Distances

  • Historic Stellenbosch centre (10 min)
  • Vineyards (next door)
  • Golf Courses (1 next door, 15 10-45 min)
  • Beach (30-60 min)
  • Cape Town International Airport (30 min)
  • Franschhoek (25 min)
  • Whale watching in Hermanus (1 hour)
  • Cape Town Waterfront (30 min)
  • Cape Of Good Hope (1 hour)
  • Nature reserve, hiking and mountain biking (next door)

This article on Ons Genot Country Lodge is brought to you in the interests of hospitality at its best and to further promote some of the finest venues in South Africa.

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Win with Le Manoir de Brendel, a conference venue in Franschhoek, Western Cape

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THE VENUE PAGES is proud to be associated with LE MANOIR DE BRENDEL, a conference venue in Franschhoek in the Western Cape, who are the sponsors of our current competition. Read this article and enter the competition further down to stand a chance of winning a two night stay, for two adults at this magnificent, luxurious 5-star venue including bed and breakfast. All you need to do is answer a simple question, leave your answer in the comments section, right at the bottom of the page, hit submit and you’re in!! Remember to hit the Facebook Like button or the Twitter Tweet button too.  On 28 August we will draw one lucky winner and will advise the winner by e-mail and via our blog (http://blog.venuepages.co.za)

For quotes on this venue please visit their Premium Listing at http://www.venuepages.co.za/cgi-bin/venuepages/search.pl?:more:1342167409 or complete the form below and we will contact you.

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Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape Winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown, top chefs create international cuisine and heart warming hospitality make a lasting impression. This is where you will find Le Manoir de Brendel Guest Farm, Wine Estate & Wedding Venue.
LE MANOIR DE BRENDEL GUESTHOUSE & WINE ESTATE, set on 30 hectares of vineyards overlooking the mountains, is a peaceful paradise, where meditative moments are waiting to be had. Our guests have the choice of nine luxurious suites with exclusive ambience. The atmosphere varies from room to room. Children are welcome.

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Breakfast is served in our beautiful breakfast room overlooking the vineyards and Klein Drakenstein Mountains. Breakfast may also be enjoyed on our patio, should the weather permit.

Drinks and Beverages: We serve Le Manoir de Brendel Estate wine as well as cocktails in our Lounge Leather Bar. There is an honesty bar in each room, which is stocked with a variety of soft drinks, beer and mineral water as well as De Brendel Wines.

Vinotheque / Shop: Our retail boutique offers exclusive international and local products as well as all our Award winning wines and wine related giftware.

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Wine Tasting: Our wine tasting is an enjoyable lecture facilitated by our specially trained staff. With our wine tasting sessions guests get to know the basics of a professional ‘how to discern between different smells (noses) and tastes”. We use our library of scents to encourage guests to identify the different aromas of wine. We furnish our Guests with information material to take home and to be used in future wine tasting.

The Tennis court: Bring your racket along (or ask at our office) and enjoy a game of tennis on our court overlooking the vineyards. Both young and old enjoy playing a game of chess on our Giant Garden Chessboard.
Take a walk through the vineyards on the 1.2km walking trail built along the Franschhoek River.
Concierge Bookings for transfers and restaurant or any activity booked by our management staff.
Quality Restaurants around Le Manoir de Brendel offer our guests a free shuttle service to and from their establishments. We will gladly do the bookings on the request.

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Salon & Gym: Our gym is available to our guests at all times while staying with us. Enjoy a workout overlooking the peaceful farm surrounding of vineyards and majestic mountain range. It is advised to pre-book salon treatments: Facials / Pedicures & Manicures / Massages or just a lovely warm soak in the Spa Bath.

Say goodbye to the grey moods of winter and celebrate the start of spring by heading off to the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley over the weekend of the 7th and 8th of September for the annual Franschhoek Uncorked Festival.

COMPETITION CORNER

Question : How many luxurious suites does le Manoir de Brendel offer?
Answers to reach us by 27 August 2013. Good luck!
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Win with Protea Hotel Fire and Ice, a conference venue in Cape Town

THE VENUE PAGES, a conference venue portal and free venue sourcing site, together with PROTEA HOTEL “FIRE & ICE”, a conference venue in Cape Town have a wonderful prize to give away to one lucky reader who enters our new competition. This is for a relaxing and exciting weekend for 2 on a bed and breakfast basis at this magnificent and exceptionally different Cape Town venue!

Every month, we run several competitions in our “Competition Corner” for readers out there to stand a chance of WINNING! And we all like to win, don’t we? So enter this competition by leaving your answer in the comments section below and tweeting this post. The lucky draw will take place on 8 May, 2013 and the winner will be notified on our Blog and by e-mail.

Check out “Win Stuff with Competition Corner” above for exciting prizes to be won nationally and for all your conference venue sourcing requirements, contact us on our website on www.venuepages.co.za.  Our sourcing service is free as we earn a commission from the venues.

PROTEA HOTEL “FIRE & ICE” a conference venue in Cape Town

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Prepare to be blown away with the same force as the winds of the iconic Cape South-Easter as you step into the ultra-cool Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! This extreme hotel, in the heart of the vibrant Mother City, offers adventure-seekers an accommodation option with a difference.

A retro suspended pod chair welcomes travel weary GUESTS at reception. Beat the heat with a frosty-cold beer that awaits you in the built-in ice buckets at the bar and chill out in a booth or on the relaxation deck with a sizzling sexy cocktail

Attention to detail, personal service, and never forgetting to seize life and live it to the full’ make Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Stand out from the crowd. We take service levels very, very seriously, but never take life too seriously.

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town boasts 201 hip and happening luxury rooms each with in-room shower. Ingenious design, superb use of colour and warm, luxurious finishes ensure maximum comfort and convenience. We now have 3 room types namely; Superior rooms, Superior Patio rooms and Executive suites of which six is one-bedroom, loft-style Executive Suites, and six with two bedrooms. The suite designs are sleek and stylish, with semi-self-catering facilities, air-conditioning, wooden floors and luxurious finishes. The executive suites, with double-volume windows, also boast flat-screen LCD televisions and laptop safes, fully equipped kitchenettes and opulent king-size beds.

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The fully-serviced suites also have their own secure entrance that is separate from the hotel reception and secure underground parking, but if guests want to be part of the hotel vibe, the pool deck and cocktail menu are just a step away. The Executive Suites are ideal for extended stays, executives who want to relax in spacious, stylish surroundings after a hard day’s work and for families who need more space than the average hotel room.

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Offers you a place to chillax, a base from which to explore the Western Cape and a friendly haven to make your home away from home. It is a set in the heart of Cape Town’s entertainment area a stone’s throw away from the best vibrant nightlife hotspots, cafés and restaurants.

Escape to a world of luxury and imagination at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Restaurant. Exclusively different furniture and fittings including elegant high-back chairs, glittering chandeliers and a completely open-plan kitchen make this the ultimate dining experience.

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The Hilton Spa Boutique prides itself on its uncompromising approach to the health and beauty industry with it’s to ‘ back to basics ‘ philosophy, high level of commitment to service excellence accompanied be an affordable menu. The Hilton Spa Boutique also has its own in house brand contains carefully selected natural ingredients that stimulate the senses and leave your skin feeling rejuvenated.
Why stay at an ordinary hotel when you can stay at an extraordinary one? Elevators are themed and GUESTS will feel as though they are riding in the cable car lift up Table Mountain or being transported into an undersea world of Shark Cage Diving while traveling between the different spaces in the Hotel. The smoking lounge will get you talking with its deathly coffin seats and wacky burial scene décor. Don’t believe it? Come have a look for yourself but be cautious, this room comes with a health warning. Not all of the spaces in this 3-star Cape Town Hotel are all that public. Disappear into the privacy of your suite or plug in at the Internet Lounge.

The innovative Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Bar has grown into one of Cape Town’s most popular hot spots. Sip a sexy cocktail from a speciality cocktail menu that includes all your favourites, and some tempting surprises. The Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! bar concept is one that you will struggle to find elsewhere in world! Ice is placed inside the bar counter, to keep your drink icy cold in Cape Town’s coolest Hotel, while the African sun beats down. Already known as the place to be seen and heard in Cape Town, the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Bar offers something for absolutely everyone and diversity is our hallmark!

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“Location, location, location.” Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! is surrounded by countless places of interest and fun, like Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, Cape Town’s famous hot-bod-spots. You’ll be within reach of exciting nightlife and have the cream of the crop of clubs and bars to choose from. Business travellers can reach the CTICC within minutes.

Two Oceans meet on Cape Town’s doorstep, making the city a great destination for surfing, swimming, windsurfing, kite surfing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, scuba diving, shark cage diving and other water sports.

The Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! is within walking distance of Table Mountain, and GUESTS can try their hand at mountain climbing, hiking, mountain biking, abseiling, paragliding, hang-gliding or simply enjoy the sights.

The Table Mountain National Park is a picturesque backdrop to enjoy a picnic lunch, as do the beautiful Kirstenbosch Gardens. A Township Tour will bring you closer to learning about the South African and Capetonian cultures.

Shop ’til you drop at some of South Africa’s premier destinations and along Cape Town’s funkiest streets. Gemstones, gold, fashion, curios and art are all up for grabs. Why not try the famous V&A Waterfront or Canal Walk Century City?
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! offers all the state-of-the-art facilities you require for a premium business function. Ideal for presentations, conferences and seminars, conference facilities include audio-visual equipment. Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! also provides a unique venue for innovative product launches and workshops. A range of conference venues cater for different size requirements and provide comfortable break-away areas. Choose from a 22-seater boardroom with a private break-away/dining area; an 80-seater hall with a 12-seater break-away room for seminars; or a 60-seater area with staggering views of Table Mountain.

The formats are flexible depending on your event requirements, with a private welcome area, dedicated catering, wireless internet, undercover parking and state of the art furnishings and equipment. And yes, all our venues have more than enough power points for all you laptop users! Don’t forget you can host a post-conference banquet or stand-alone banquet at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! We look forward to discussing your requirements and giving your function the kick-start it needs to be an overwhelming success.

There are on-site TEAM-building and chill-out areas, or for the more adventurous, we can organise off-site TEAM activities, using our trusted preferred suppliers. Remember that the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! is conveniently located in central Cape Town, close to areas of natural beauty, outdoor adventure, shopping, eating and drinking.

COMPETITION CORNER

Name two beaches close to PROTEA HOTEL FIRE & ICE

To stand a chance to win this fantastic prize, please leave your answer below in the comments section and re-tweet this tweet using your Twitter account.

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Win a weekend away for two to Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town

Conference and convention venue Cape TownTAKE A SNEAKY PEEK …. At what’s to come at the luxury, lavish LAGOON BEACH HOTEL in Cape Town! AND … enter the competition to win a weekend for 2 on a bed and breakfast basis at this lovely hotel – subject to availability. One simple rule … read this article and answer the simple question at the end, hit submit and Voila! You could be the winner!!

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For many years, in our industry, we have supported this venue, because their standards of service, the quality of their cuisine and accommodation rooms and the friendly attitude of their staff have been consistently outstanding … consistently professional and with their current aesthetic and luxurious changes, it is even more appealing. Client feedback has always been favourable … the Proof of the Pudding is in the Eating.
Situated in the most idyllic location, on Lagoon Beach, in Cape Town.

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Offering you direct access to the scenic Lagoon Beach strand and quick access to Cape Town’s CBD.  With the beach on your doorstep, plus the electric vibe of the city, you have the best of both worlds, whether you are in conference or on holiday.

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This luxury four star hotel and accommodation establishment is splendidly represented by 200 sophisticated en-suite rooms and suites, numerous holiday apartments, conference venues and 4 world-class restaurants.
Lagoon Beach Hotel is 2km from the renowned Milnerton Golf Course and just 5km from Canal Walk – one of the largest shopping centres in South Africa.

If you are on a leisure trip to Cape Town or participating in a conference or convention and have a half day break for Team Building , make Lagoon Beach your central base from where you may take day trips to some of the world’s best wine estates, most of which are a mere 50km drive from Lagoon Beach Hotel and Spa.

From this central point, you can enjoy watching whales frolic in rich turquoise coves, or for the adrenaline junkies amongst you, launch yourselves from one of the world’s highest commercial Bunji jumps or watch the fabulous entertainment of thousands of brightly garbed minstrels joyously dancing in a New Year.

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This is where two mighty oceans embrace and greet, where fashion struts down catwalks that rival any in Paris and Milan, where runners from every corner of the globe compete in the world’s most scenic marathon, where a mountain shaped like a table casts its gentle protective shade over a multi-cultured nation, where a prison island hosted the world’s greatest liberation icon and where the finest wines are brewed – HERE life is sweet and filled in abundance with the attractions of Cape Town and the Western Cape. And LAGOON BEACH HOTEL & SPA is your central point from where you will reach all these world wonders in little time.

Conference Centre – Lagoon Beach Hotel

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From the 10 conference venues, fully kitted out with the latest technology, at Lagoon Beach Hotel, 600 delegates may be accommodated in their largest conference venue, however the smaller groups are welcome therefore no matter how small or large, you are all welcome at affordable rates!

Social Responsibility

At Lagoon Beach Hotel, they understand that it takes a village to raise a child and that every little gesture counts. To quote Gandhi -‘‘Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed”. With those wise words in mind, Lagoon Beach’s attitude to life is to do what they can with what they have, trusting that their contribution can make a difference. Some of the charities and non profit organisations Lagoon Beach helps to support are:

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Reach for a Dream –

In 2012, the hotel treated the children and their families to a dream ‘beach holiday’ at the hotel – hoping that this gesture assisted in making a few dreams come true.

Sharing Abundant Life Together (SALT) is a registered Non Profit and Public Benefit Organisations, in order to bring change and uplift the local community.

As a proud supporter of SANCCOB (The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds), Lagoon Beach sponsors weekends in their Presidential Suite for SANCOB to use in auctions or as prizes in competitions to raise money to perform the great work that they do. Adopt a penguin. Help save the world, one penguin at a time. African Penguins have reduced in numbers by 90% since the 1930s as a result of human activities. They are considered to be threatened and vulnerable to extinction.

AND NOW THE QUESTION ….. To stand a chance to win this lovely weekend for two to LAGOON BEACH HOTEL & SPA, simply answer this simple question and leave your answer in the comments section below and clicking on the like button.What is the largest number of delegates the Lagoon Beach Hotel Conference Centre can accommodate?

The lucky draw will take place on the 15th November 2012 and the winner’s voucher will be valid until the 15th January, 2013

Good Luck! Be the winner!