Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Accommodation,Activities,Cape Town,Events,Hotel | on: June 30, 2017

It’s the Secret Season for Meetings and Events.

The “Secret Season” brings with it a host of unexpected Mother City delights for visitors and locals alike. From warm and cosy venues to special rates, winter in Cape Town can be a great source of value for the savvy event planner looking for the perfect conference location or a uniquely opulent event space.

Sophisticated and historic

Taj Cape Town’s first floor is home to a range of sized to fit conferencing rooms that are able to accommodate anywhere between 12 and 80 guests. With Table Mountain as a backdrop, the venues boast views of St. George’s Mall, the famous Adderley Street and St. George’s Cathedral, Government Avenue as well as the Houses of Parliament.

The adjacent Reserve at Taj Cape Town offers the magnificent Bank Hall which can host up to 400 guests in a lavish cocktail event, or up to 220 seated guests at a glamorous banquet.  Below the hall lies The Vault which was built in the 1920’s as a walk-in Bank vault for the African Banking Corporation and now serves as a multi-function stand-alone venue for many different and extraordinary events looking for that touch of the unique.

Professional and luxurious

Taj Cape Town’s business facilities and banqueting rooms consist of a range of well-proportioned and equipped spaces which are able to host a variety of meetings, conferences and events. The facilities are complemented by a fully outfitted business centre and Taj Cape Town’s renowned executive chefs are able to cater to a variety of requests.

Cultural and Convenient

Taj Cape Town offers delegates the perfect combination of refined luxury and an authentic Mother City experience. Located within the historic and cultural heart of the city, the hotel encapsulates the perfect base from which to explore Cape Town and is within easy walking distance to most tourist attractions, shopping outlets, bustling restaurants and a cosmopolitan nightlife.

 Group bookings welcome

Now, there are even more reasons to hold your event at Taj Cape Town this Winter. From June until the end of September, Taj Cape Town will be offering a host of complimentary value adds for all group reservations in 2017.

All group bookings will include a daily full English breakfast in Mint Restaurant as well as complimentary use of the gym, heated lap pool and sauna. Two-Bedroomed suites are also available on request.  Local newspapers will be delivered to each room daily along with fresh flowers and fruit baskets in all rooms. Guests can enjoy a daily shoe polishing service, daily turn down service, valet parking, WI-FI, and a range of basic secretarial services as well as upgrades for VIPs, including VIP amenities.

View our Winter Conference Package for more information.

 Explore the city

Taj Cape Town also provides delegates with complimentary value adds for their free time: transfers within a 10 kilometre radius as well as an hourly shuttle departing to Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront. More so, delegates will have the opportunity enjoy the services of an onsite city specialist to assist with relevant points of interest within walking distance of the hotel.

Events planners may contact Taj Cape Town Groups and Events at +27 [0]21 819 2000 or email sales.capetown@tajhotels.com to make a group booking or to enquire further details. Rooms are subject to availability and terms and conditions do apply.

 
 
 
Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Events,Hotel | on: June 23, 2017

Monday Night Magic at the Cape Town Club

There’s a certain kind of magic in the Mother City – and now even more so. Located in the city centre, and held each Monday, The Cape Town Magic Club hosts ‘Monday Night Magic’ until the 31st of July 2017. With three successful seasons already under its belt, the fourth season will once again keep audiences enthralled with tricks, sleight of hand and illusion, all woven together with a little theatrical drama.

Take a Seat in the Front Row

Guests can choose from the tamer family oriented 7 pm show or the adult only 9 pm late show. The intimate venue accommodates up to 50 people with tickets available from R150, or R200 for golden circle if you would like to get up close and personal. Refreshments are available at the theatre’s private bar before and after the show. Fine wine, malts and beer are available from 6:15 pm and 10:30 pm.

The Talent

 Each night the line-up varies, giving both up-and-coming magicians the opportunity to perform in front of an audience and hone their craft alongside their renowned local and international predecessors. Show-goers can expect to bask in the talent of magicians such as Russell Fox, Greg Gelb, Stuart Lightbody, Larry Soffer, Bryan Miles, Alan Marriot and host Marcel Oudejans.

Magical Performances in a Magical Venue

Located on 18 Queen Victoria Street, the Cape Town Club is the historic centre of Cape Town. Dating back to 1898, the club is flanked by the Company’s Garden on one side and the Cape High Court on the other side. The building itself was designed by Sir Herbert Baker and the interior remains clad in dark wood, filled with leather furniture and finished with chandeliers and pressed ceilings. The Cape Town Club is truly a throw-back to simpler times. Lending its basement to the Cape Town Magic Club, the show takes place behind a nifty bookcase-come-secret-door. In true Victorian style, the secret door leads guests down a wooden staircase into a mysterious and intimate setting.

With Taj Cape Town a mere two-minute walk from the Cape Town Club, where better to indulge in after-show drinks? The Twankey Bar at the Taj offers impeccably magical cocktails. The cocktail menu is inspired by the inner workings of a true taste-magician – the talented and award-winning Mixologist, AJ Snetler.

To book luxury accommodation in the heart of Cape Town, email res.capetown@tajhotels.com, or call us at +27 21 819 2000. Taj Cape Town is also home to Bombay Brasserie and Mint, the Local Grill, for those wanting to enjoy dinner AND a show. To reserve a luxury fine dining or casual contemporary dining experience, email us at bc.capetown@tajhotels.com.

 
 
 

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