Aug 072013
 

Set in the heart of Johannesburg’s leafy suburbs, one will find Linden’s original farmhouse which has been extensively renovated to its former glory with no expense spared on furnishing and decorating it in the luxury and elegance of yesteryear. The Farmhouse is a member of the South African Tourism Grading Council with a four star grading.

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The gardens are nothing short of spectacular, boasting beautiful old trees, water features, pergolas and a proliferation of African bird life and trellises dripping with roses. When sitting in the garden it is hard to believe that you are in the heart of Johannesburg. It feels as though you are a million miles from the city centre, yet you are only fifteen minutes away from both Johannesburg and Sandton.

The Farmhouse is just forty minutes from O.R Tambo International Airport. Transfers can be arranged on request. There is a wide variety of restaurants in nearby Parkhurst, Melville and Greenside where you can experience Johannesburg’s Café Society. Shopping and movies are just five minutes away at the Cresta shopping centre, and in nearby Rosebank, you will find the largest African Market in Johannesburg. Sandton Convention Centre and Monte Casino are 15 minutes away

Besides providing excellent accommodation, The Farmhouse Linden is ideally positioned to attend to your function requirements. Be it a delicious breakfast, quick buffet lunch, scrumptious high tea or multi-course dinner, the attentive staff will attend to your every need with flair and passion. You will find the menus imaginative and a delight in every way, using local produce wherever possible.

Catering and planning of your event is carried out with the utmost professionalism and attention to detail

If you are looking for a conference venue with a difference, The Farmhouse Linden is uniquely positioned to be of service. They are well equipped to cater for small intimate conferences with as few as five delegates, to those with as many as thirty.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Wireless broadband internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Including whiteboard markers, flipcharts and draw down screens
  • Break away refreshment areas (deck, veranda, gazebo)
  • Print, fax and email facilities
  • Hiring in of audio-visual equipment (if required)
  • Private dining facilities for working lunches and dinners
  • On-site parking

The Farmhouse Linden boasts nine elegant and tastefully-designed rooms, each individually furnished in their own unique style, with an eclectic mix of old and contemporary furniture and decor.

For your comfort, all rooms have their own:

  • Colour TV with satellite channels
  • WiFi access
  • Telephone
  • Underfloor heating

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Aug 012013
 

The Sunnyside Park Hotel in Parktown, Johannesburg combines the elegance and charm of a bygone era with the amenities of the 21st century to provide a hotel that perfectly melds romantic dreams of a time when things were simpler with all the facilities needed to compete in a fast paced world. Originally built in 1895, this Victorian-style Monument Status Hotel has been entirely refurbished and will ensure that your every desire is catered to.

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Situated in the leafy, historic suburb of Parktown in Johannesburg, the Sunnyside Park Hotel is located in the buzzing hive of Johannesburg’s exciting range of leisure and businesses venues. Perfectly situated and within easy reach of business, cultural and retail attractions.

Enjoy a sumptuous meal in the beautifully appointed Milner’s Restaurant which boasts a delectable variety of culinary delights and an impressive wine list.

The 130 seater restaurant serves a carvery buffet or a wide selection of à la carte meals for your convenience at dinner and lunch. Enjoy being waited on in our luxurious colonial style dining area.

Relax in the comfort of the Residents Lounge, equipped with wifi facilities and classically styled. Whether you want to work on your laptop, enjoy a delicious cappuccino with a friend or colleague or order a light lunch. The Residents Lounge is the perfect, tranquil setting for such occasions.

Accommodation

With 154 bedrooms and 5 room types to choose from, you will leave the hotel feeling rejuvenated, well rested and totally taken care of. Standard features in all rooms include en-suite bathrooms, hairdryers, direct dialing telephones with wake-up call facilities, colour TVs with selected DStv channels, in room safes, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.

Conferencing

A myriad of options, with even more optional extras, and a full complement of facilities to choose from, the Sunnyside Park Hotel is able to provide world-class facilities for up to 400 delegates.

With 11 different venues, 4 different package options and a wide range of optional and standard features to choose from, you can rest assured that we are more than equipped to ensure that your event goes smoothly and according to plan. All conference venues are air-conditioned. Seven of these offer natural light.

Standard conference equipment:

1 x Overhead projector
1 x Flipchart
1 x Whiteboard
1 x Screen
1 x TV & VCR.
Notepads, pens, mineral water and sweets
Complimentary parking

Functions

Make sure that your important event is a roaring success. The capable staff on hand to ensures that, no matter what your function is, it goes smoothly, leaving only satisfied guests and pleasant memories.

Venue hire is exclusive of catering and tea and coffee refreshment breaks.

The Club Room
La Chouette
Attic
Ballroom A
Ballroom B
Tastevin
Toweroom
Prospect Room 1
Prospect Room 2
Jennings Room
Emley Room

All venues come with the following standard equipment:

TV
Flipchart
Whiteboard
VHS
Projection Screen

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Jul 292013
 

The Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse is a boutique guesthouse in the heart of trendy Melville in Johannesburg. The guest house is situated at the corner of 3rd Avenue, and 7th Street Melville it is right on the doorstep of the best restaurants and bars in Johannesburg. Furthermore, its proximity to SABC, the leading News Agencies, the City of Johannesburg and other vibrant centers such as Sandton, Randburg and Rosebank makes this THE place to stay for foreign and local travelers, whether for Pleasure or Business.

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The Guesthouse consists of two houses, one built in the 1930’s as two semi-detached houses and the other a much older (1902) farmhouse. The two semi’s have been combined to create a single building with 4 large bedrooms with luxurious en-suite bathrooms and a further two executive suites at the rear of the property which have separate sleeping and lounge areas. The main house also has a lounge/reception room, a dining room and a large verandah overlooking the fabulous hot South African garden with its Martini Ledge Swimming Pool where you can sip Cocktails in the afternoon sun. The older  home has 3 guestrooms, 2 with shower bathrooms and one with a full bathroom. All rooms have private entrances.

You will also see throughout the house various paintings and other artworks. These are the work of either the owner or other local artists, and almost all of them are for sale should one take your fancy.

Conferencing

The Sleepy Gecko Function Venue and Conference Centre caters for 15-20 delegates in a range of room configurations including boardroom, workgroup and training centre styles. We have a separate tea and lunch area where delegates can stretch their legs, chat and mingle. There are extremely comfortable leather boardroom chairs that allow delegates to relax in comfort and enjoy the training or presentations. The venue is heated and air-conditioned for all weather types.

There is a built in projector system complete with audio and laptop setup as well as a wireless microphone headset or microphone for presenters, DVD, and a Wii console. There is wireless ADSL available along with DSTV. There is also a full DJ setup for after conferencing functions or for functions in their own right such as Birthdays, Weddings and other social occasions. 15 rooms are available to sleep delegates.

The standard Conference Rates include morning coffee with snacks, a two course lunch and afternoon tea with cakes. The price also includes bottled water for the delegates, wireless internet and the usage of all other conference room facilities including the projector, networked printer, flip-chart, Sleepy Gecko Pens and Sleepy Gecko Pads of Paper.

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Jul 232013
 

Plumpudding Guesthouse and Conference Venue provides full service luxury rooms and event hosting facilities. The relaxed atmosphere and formal english gardens create a tranquil retreat in the heart of Auckland Park, Johannesburg. Guests can enjoy a light lunch overlooking the gardens or enjoy an espresso from the coffee bar. Lunch and Dinner is available daily.

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Accommodation

All rooms are equipped with coffee and tea making facilities, ADSL as well as DSTV, extra blankets, hair dryers a safe for wireless internet your valuables.

Other services available at Plumpudding include:

  • Full laundry service
  • Shuttle and Tour Service
  • Business centre complete with fax and photocopy facilities
  • Wireless internet

Conferencing

The boardroom can accommodate 32 delegates in a boardroom configuration and up to 40 delegates in a class room style. Breakaway rooms from the boardroom consist of two lounges, garden seating and large patio.

Standard Equipment:

  • 50inch LCD Display with computer connection for presentations
  • Wireless Internet
  • A 24 port LAN connection available
  • Whiteboards and markers
  • Bottled waters & Sweets on the tables
  • Flip Charts and markers
  • DVD Player
  • Delegate Welcome Pack consisting of Files & Notepapers

Full Day Package includes:

  • Standard Equipment
  • Arrival Coffee, Tea & Pastries
  • Two Course Lunch including Fruit juices
  • Afternoon Break served with Tea / Coffee & Pastries

Half Day Package includes

  • Standard Equipment
  • Arrival Coffee, Tea & Pastries
  • Sandwich platter served at break

24 Hour Package includes:

  • One night single accommodation
  • Full Breakfast
  • Standard Conferencing equipment
  • Pre – conference tea / coffee & pastries
  • Two Course Lunch including fruit juices
  • Afternoon Break served with tea, coffee and cakes

Plumpudding offers complete event coordination;

  • Weddings
  • Local Trade Fairs
  • Product launches
  • Bridal Shower
  • Arts and Crafts Exhibitions
  • Corporate Functions
  • Year End Functions
  • Cocktail parties
  • Kitchen Teas
  • Family Day Functions

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Jul 222013
 

We welcome Melrose Place Guest Lodge in Melrose, Johannesburg, to the Conference Venues website. Nestled in secure, tranquil gardens, this boutique hotel is situated 200 metres  from The Wanderers Cricket grounds, walking distance to the Rosebank centre, and within 3 km of Sandton, Hyde Park and the M1 motorway.

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It’s genuine air of warmth and intimacy makes this a homely country retreat, for the discerning business and leisure traveler. A privately-owned establishment whose hallmark is the friendliness and hospitality, Melrose Place Guest Lodge prides itself in personalized service and attention to detail. It is the genuine warmth of the staff whom no doubt put the sparkle in this real oasis. The central and convenient location of our guest lodge makes it the perfect stop-over for out of town guests visiting Johannesburg for a night out at the theatre, live show, sporting week-end or shopping spree.

Melrose Place Conferencing – For all your corporate conferences, functions and events

The versatile conference venue measuring 13m X 7m  has very large sliding doors and windows on 3 sides of the room which fills it with natural light and brings the outdoor greenery into this private space. An environment free of distractions in a beautiful garden setting with a large covered patio for tea and lunch breaks.

The venue offers:

  • Boardroom seating for a maximum of 18 guests
  • Cinema Style –  35 Pax
  • U- Shape – 25 Pax
  • Classroom  – 30 Pax

Venue packages will be personally designed to accommodate individual requirements.

Accommodation

Each of the 30 individually decorated en-suite rooms is generously sized and  offers:

  • A very comfy bed. It can be either twin-beds, or king-size including some extra length.
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Satellite TV
  • Wall safes
  • Hairdryers
  • Wireless ADSL Broadband internet
  • Large desk
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning services
  • Private entrance
  • Secluded views of the shady picturesque gardens
  • Direct access to each room.

Facilities

  • 24 hour Security on the gate and property
  • Airport transfers on request
  • Reliable transportation arranged to suit your needs
  • Guests at Melrose Place  access to the large, modern Wanderers Planet Fitness Gym which has excellent facilities including one of the largest indoor running tracks in South Africa, a large heated swimming pool, squash courts and a very wide variety of classes and instructors. Planet Fitness incorporates a Camelot Day Spa (available at an additional cost) and is 150 metres from our Guest Lodge. The gym is open 24 hours a day and is within easy walking distance.
  • Large swimming pool
  • Secure parking
  • Splendid breakfast to greet you each morning. Breakfasts are served early to suit the business traveller, or later in the morning for the tourist.
  • Lunch, dinner and snacks on request.
  • A wide selection of fabulous restaurants in the neighbourhood.
  • Selection of tours pre-arranged on your behalf
  • Well-appointed flexible venue facility, located in an environment free of distractions, offering a choice of conference packages,
  • Ideal for workshops, seminars, important meetings, launches, and training sessions inclusive of standard equipment and Wifi.

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Jul 162013
 

This beautiful Johannesburg landmark located on the Braamfontein Ridge, close to the iconic Mandela Bridge dates back to the 1930’s. Whilst The Devonshire Hotel was totally rebuilt on the original site, it still retains its original charm and character. It is strategically positioned in Johannesburg’s vibrant cosmopolitan, academic and business district, Braamfontein.

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The Devonshire Hotel is only few minutes from the OR Tambo International Airport, University of Johannesburg, Sandton City Shopping Centre, Wits University and Milpark Business School.

The hotel offers a pleasant and welcoming guest experience and caters to travelling businessmen, conference delegates and sports fans. The Bellissimo Italian Restaurant serves its famous pizzas combined with traditional Italian cuisine; guests can enjoy a casual drink and relax at the Long Bar, an inviting and popular Johannesburg sports bar.

Conferencing

The Tudor, Forum, Jorissen and Club Room are elegantly decorated air-conditioned venues. These venues are suited for a range of events. The 17th floor venues are ideal for conferences with larger delegations and banquet events. Tailor made events can be put together to suit theme and budget.

State of the art conferencing equipment is available by arrangement. The venues facilitate themed events on request. The Devonshire has secure basement parking with easy access to the hotel.

Conference Venue are equipped with: Audio/data projector, overhead projector, screen, flipchart and pens, whiteboard, and stage pieces.

Accommodation

4 Single Rooms
The comfortable Single Rooms provide a panoramic view over the city and feature en-suite bathrooms consisting of a bath with shower, tea/coffee making facilities, dressing table with chair, hairdryer, air conditioning and DSTV.

30 Twin Rooms Non Smoking & Non-Smoking
The comfortable Twin Rooms offer either non-smoking rooms or smoking. They also offer a panoramic view over the city and feature two single beds,, dressing table with chairs, en-suite bathroom consisting of a bath with shower, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, air conditioning and DSTV.

16 King Rooms
The King Rooms offers either non-smoking rooms or smoking. They also offer a panoramic view over the city and feature a king bed, dressing table with chairs, en-suite bathroom consisting of a bath with shower, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, air conditioning and DSTV.

11 Double Rooms
The spacious Double Rooms are designed for comfort. These rooms feature a double bed, tea/coffee making facilities, en-suite bathroom consisting of a bath with shower, dressing table, DSTV, and air conditioning.

2 Suites
The expansive Suites feature an inviting queen size bed, dressing table with chairs, en-suite bathroom consisting of a bath with shower, private lounge, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, two plasmas screens, air conditioning and DSTV.

Facilities

The Devonshire Corner Restaurant overlooks the intersection of Melle and Jorissen Street and serves an extensive breakfast spread and a hearty buffet or a la carte style menu for a wider selection.

The Devon Arms and Piano Lounge is the perfect place for hotel residents and their guests to relax and enjoy this historic bar.

Bellissimo Pizzeria serves up a variety of homemade authentic Italian pastas. The restaurant is renowned for its Pizza’s, with almost 20 toppings to choose from.

The Long Bar is fitted with TV screens and a perfect place to catch the current sporting events which makes this bar a favourite amongst many sports fans.

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Jul 152013
 

Conference Venues SA is honored to welcome Hoyohoyo Chartwell Lodge and Conference Venue to their list of venues in Fourways.  The venue is situated in Chartwell, a suburb of Fourways on the slopes of the Chartwell Hills.

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The Hoyohoyo Chartwell Lodge and Conference Venue is an ideal corporate venue offering a variety of value added services.  The venue’s braai and lapa area is ideal for post conferencing relaxation. Beautiful gardens and open spaces also make the venue suitable for team building activities. You can rest assured of your security while conferencing with their 24 hour security service. Other features of the venue include an abundance of parking, open spaces for sporting activities and a 600-seater glass marquee for weddings, conferences and other functions.

The glass marquee at Hoyohoyo Chartwell Lodge seats up to:

  • 500 Guests Cinema Style
  • 250 Guests Banqueting Style
  • 300 Guests Schoolroom Style

Other seating styles for the marquee, such as U-shape and cocktail layout, can be arranged on request. Conference equipment at Hoyohoyo includes a Data Projector, Projection Screen, Wifi Connection, VCR & TV Monitor, Overhead Projector, Flipchart, Paper, Pens, Pencils and Note Pads.

The Hoyohoyo Chartwell Lodge has 15 rooms available for overnight conferencing accommodation. The rooms are all spacious and equipped with air conditioning, flat screen TV, wireless connectivity and are fully serviced daily. Of the fifteen rooms, there are ten self-catering units fully equipped with fridge, microwave, pots, crockery, cutlery, kettle and toaster.  The lodge’s restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a cozy fireplace and free access to the bar and spacious patio area adjacent to the pool.

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Jul 122013
 

Situated in the heart of Johannesburg ‘s gracious old suburb Houghton Estate, this Cape Dutch homestead was built in 1935. This heritage is captured in the furnishing and décor of Houghton Boardroom.

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Come and experience the tranquil atmosphere of this venue, minutes away from the Johannesburg and Sandton CBD with easy access from the M1.

The venue is fully generator powered to guarantee no interruptions of your meeting or function.

A formal boardroom facility available for a maximum of 30 people seated in U-form, 50 in schoolroom and 60 in cinema style. This area can also be used for a formal dinner of up to 50 people.

A smaller boardroom seat a maximum capacity of 12 people and is ideal for any small occasion.

The Stables are used and popular as an informal setting for 20 to 30 people. This room overlooks the entire garden and is used for breakfast, meetings, lunches and dinners. A handcrafted 5.5meter table has delivered memorable discussions and celebrations. An additional room with a capacity of 20 to 30 people is available in which privacy for a private meeting can be guaranteed.

Whatever your business, function or occasion, Houghton Boardroom will endeavor to provide you with your individual requirements. Houghton Boardroom  will create the perfect environment with unobtrusive service required for successful meetings, conference breakfast, lunches, dinners, presentations, cocktail and lunches. Exclusive use of the venue can be arranged for intimate weddings or evening functions. Full dining and bar facilities available.

The boma, set in an enclosure of trees, makes Johannesburg feel hundreds of miles away. Guests can enjoy the lush garden for tea breaks and lunches. This is the perfect place to relax after or during a hard day of discussions.

The Cuisine is prepared by the in house executive chef with fresh ideas to produce tailor made menus for any occasion. A range of menus are available to suit the requirements of the guests. Hermien provides professional floral decorations at the venue, as well as for corporate functions and weddings throughout Gauteng.

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Jul 102013
 

Glen Hove Conferencing situated in Melrose Estate, Johannesburg, Gauteng has a 200 seater, fully equipped auditorium with several well-appointed flat floor meeting function rooms, secure on-site parking for a total capacity … Overlooking the Killarney Golf Course.

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Exhibitions
– The venue lends itself to exclusive small item exhibits and product launches.

Catering
– A variety of menus allows a choice of excellent cuisine.

Accommodation
– Choice of accommodation from inexpensive B&B establishments to the most luxurious of hotels.

Ease of Access
– Conveniently situated in Johannesburg, with easy access from all areas.

For day, evening and weekend functions in proximity to all business areas, with easy access.

THE AUDITORIUM

Plush raked seating with top of the range controlled lighting and sound system complement touch-screen, user friendly facility … An ideal conference venue.

LOWER AND UPPER GLEN HOVE

Flexible, carpeted and comfortable, flat-floor spaces …
Training environment conducive to workshops and breakaway groups.

THE MAPLE BOARDROOM

Elegant, tasteful, exclusive …

PANACEA PUB

Designed and stocked for medical purposes – to revive, relax and compare notes.

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Jul 042013
 

Now you can mix business and leisure. Genesis Suites and Conferencing offers the best of both worlds. Ideal for work, perfect for relaxation. Set in Africa’s commercial hub and centrally and ideally located within easy access to Johannesburg Central Business District, OR Tambo International Airport and the leisure suburb of Sandton.

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The modern restaurants provide a relaxed eating experience with a tasty choice of meals.  The Fairmount Grill offers breakfast, lunch and dinner for up to 80 guests. Diners are spoilt with a selection of appetizing dishes.  You can also enjoy unique cocktails and the freshest variety of sushi at the popular BarSushi, where patrons are encouraged to take a break from the rat race in our relaxed atmosphere for a quick lunch or have a drink and spend quality time with friends and work associates.

Conferencing

Genesis can cater for exclusive executive meetings up to 120 conference delegates or anything in between. A boardroom and two versatile meeting rooms provide the flexibility to comfortably customize the type and size of the conference.

All standard stationery and equipment is included in conference packages. High speed wireless internet access lets you catch up on business with quality catering ensuring fittingly satisfying meals.

Full Day Conference Package

Arrival tea and coffee, Mid-morning Tea and Coffee served with a variety of snacks, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Coffee with biscuits. Standard Equipment which includes :

  • Whiteboard or flipchart
  • Screen
  • PA system
  • Pens and pads
  • Mineral Water and mints
  • Data projector

Half Day Conference Package with lunch

Arrival tea and coffee, Mid-morning or Afternoon Tea and Coffee served with a selection of the Chef’s choice, Lunch. Standard Equipment which includes :

  • Whiteboard or flipchart
  • Screen
  • PA system (standard with roving microphone)
  • Pens and pads
  • Mineral Water and mints
  • Data projector

Half Day Conference Package without lunch

Arrival tea and coffee, Mid-morning or Afternoon Tea and Coffee served with a variety of pastries. Standard Equipment which includes:

  • Whiteboard or flipchart
  • Screen
  • PA system (standard with roving mic)
  • Pens and pads
  • Mineral Water and mints
  • Data projector

Functions

  • The elegant and stylish function room, The International, offers the perfect venue for any function, presentation or memorable occasion. Catering to a large range of functions, from business meetings, team building exercises and celebratory brunches to all-day conferences and weddings.
  • This exclusive venue comfortably accommodates up to 120 guests in its airy spaces. The contemporary styling creates a warm atmosphere in which to hold a social event.
  • You can rest assured that the excellent facilities and superb catering capabilities will carry off any function with style and panache.

Accommodation

Standard Features

  • Complimentary selection of coffee and tea
  • Satellite TV
  • High speed Wi-Fi Internet access
  • International plug adapters
  • Private laptop safe in all suites
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Business Centre
  • Charlotte Rhys bath and body products
  • Daily Housekeeping

One Bedroom Suites

Each of the One Bedroom Suites is elegantly finished and furnished, with a queen size bed, cotton percale linen on the beds, balcony, granite bathroom and kitchen counter tops and high-end appliances.

The main bedroom is en-suite bathrooms and equipped with free-standing shower. The kitchen is fully equipped, and the lounge and living areas are reassuringly spacious.

  • Queen Size bed
  • Living room with work station
  • 32” LCD TV and music station/DVD
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Balcony

Two Bedroom Suites

The Two Bedroom Suites are elegantly furnished with two twin beds, queen size bed, cotton percale linen, balcony, granite bathroom and kitchen counter tops and high-end appliances.

The main bedrooms are en-suite and equipped with separate bath and free-standing shower. The kitchens are fully equipped, and living areas are reassuringly spacious. There are dining facilities for 4 people.

  • Main bedroom – Queen size bed
  • Bathroom en-suite – open bath and shower
  • 2nd bedroom – 2 x twin beds
  • Separate bathroom with shower
  • 32” LCD TV and music station/DVD
  • Balcony
  • Dining facilities for 4 people

Executive Two Bedroom Suites

The Executive Two Bedroom Suites are elegantly furnished with two twin beds, queen size bed, cotton percale linen, balcony, granite bathroom and kitchen counter tops and high-end appliances.

The main bedrooms are en-suite and equipped with separate bath and free-standing shower. The kitchens are fully equipped, and the lounge and living areas are reassuringly spacious. Each suite has a private study and balcony. There are dining facilities for 6 people.

  • Main bedroom – Queen size bed
  • Bathroom en-suite – open bath and shower
  • 2nd bedroom – 2 x twin beds
  • Separate bathroom with shower
  • 32” LCD TV and music station/DVD
  • Balcony
  • Dining facilities for 6 people
  • Private study or extra bedroom for 1 person on request.

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