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The Boathouse Luxury Guesthouse

December 17, 2009


Boathouse Main
Situated a mere 50 kms from Durban in South Africa The Boat House is a beach front conference venue of note. Exceptional quality, golden beaches and value for money are all synonomous with The Boat House Durban.  This four star conference venue is an AA Quality Assured Associate.

Boathouse Bedroom
The Boat House Durban South Africa offers conference delegates and business visitors a choice of 22 Suites.

Attention to detail crisp clean sheets and all the amenities available in the suites will enhance a delegates stay.

All of the rooms have been individually decorated with their own colour scheme and most have sea views over the Indian Ocean. Rooms such as the Luxury Suites enjoy their own deck balcony

The suites ranges are:

·        Luxury Suite
·        Standard Suite
·        Deck Suite
·        Penthouse Suite

Room Amenities
The room amenities the busy conference delegate can expect include the following:
·        Air Conditioning
·        Selected satellite & SABC TV
·        telephone
·        tea & coffee tray

Special Services and Facilities
Boathouse Facilities
Conference delegates and conference visitors will enjoy the excellent standard of cuisine from freshly brewed coffee and home baked pastries to dinner a-la-carte in the restaurant.

Swimming Pool overlooking the Indian Ocean
Cigar Bar
Private Balconies

boathouse business
The Conference Centre at the The Boat House Durban South Africa is fully equipped with modern conferencing equipment.

The conference venue is of spectacular proportions as it sited right on the beach. The venue also provide stylish break away rooms for conference delegates to use.

Wireless internet and other office facilities are provided.


Peermont Mondazur Hotel San Lameer

December 16, 2009


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The Peermont groups Mondazur boutique hotel in San Lameer near Durban South Africa is the ultimate beach, golf and conference venue.

The Mondazur hotel lies on a lagoon in San Lameer where guests will be immersed in luxury beauty and tranquility. A 90 minute drive from Durban will see conference delegates arrive at this exclusive beach golf and coastal reserve estate of San Lameer.

Peermont Bedroom
The Mondazur Hotel in San Lameer Durban Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa is a four star hotel that has 40 elegantly appointed rooms.

The conference delegate will be able to choose from:

·        26 Deluxe Rooms
·        2 Superior Rooms
·        2 Executive Rooms
·        2 Suites

The rooms have been designed to offer conference delegates the maximum in-room comfort and space. The décor has been greatly influenced by the hotel’s flowers fruits and silky materials providing a relaxing ambiance for their guests.

Room Amenities

For any business or conference delegate that needs to contact overseas the rooms at the Mondazur Hotel in San Lameer Durban have an international direct dial telephone.

Further amenities include:

·        colour TV with M-Net and movie channels,
·        bath and shower
·        electric room safe
·        room service.

Special Services and Facilities
Peermont Facilities
The centre piece of  the Mondazur Hotel San Lameer  is the Championship Golf Course.
Conference delegates have access to the dining, convention and variety of recreation facilities at San Lameer, including the magnificent Blue Flag Beach.

·        Breakfast restaurant (Lagoon Grill and Bar)
·        Bar and lounge
·        Helipad
·        Secure parking
·        Swimming pool
·        Wireless internet access in hotel lobby


Peermont Business
Mondazur Hotel San Lameer Durban Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa offers two conference venues (Royal Palm A & Royal Palm B) that are ideal for venues for 8 – 140 conference delegates. The outstanding range of conference presenting equipment in the well appointed rooms create a conducive conference environment.

The hotel provides the three successful ingredients it believes are essential to holding a successful conference.
1.superb cuisine
2.impeccable service
3.An elegant atmosphere.


Southern Sun North Beach


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Southern Sun Hotel North Beach Durban South Africa can be found on Durban’s famous Golden Mile and offers superb views of the Indian Ocean from your bedroom.

Those conference delegates traveling with family will enjoy the very close proximity of Southern Sun Hotel North Beach to the beach. The Durban C.B.D and the International Convention Centre are close by so conference delegates will have no problems combining work and pleasure.

Southern Sun Hotel North Beach Durban is only 20km from the Durban International airport and has four conference venues to choose from.

North Beach Bedroom
All 285 rooms enjoy air-conditioning are well furnished and offer the busy conference delegate every amenity. There are 118 twins making this am ideal hotel for conference delegates.

Room Types
·   Twin Beds 118
·   Standard Double 49
·   Luxury Penthouse 3
·   Executive Suites 9
·   King Leisure 105
·   Room for physically challenged guests 1
·   Total rooms 285
Non-smoking rooms available on request

Room Amenities

The conference delegate can expect the usual high standards that all Southern Sun Hotels set. What this means is that the Southern Sun Hotel North Beach Durban South Africa provides guests and conference delegates with many room facilities.

The following features are available in all rooms

·        Air conditioning
·        Private bath
·        Remote controlled colour TV
·        Direct dial telephone
·        Coffee / tea making facilities
·        AM / FM Radio
·        Iron / ironing board (on request)
·        Separate wardrobe
·        Hairdryer
·        Guest room voltage – 220V
·        Room meal service available 24 hours

Special Services and Facilities
North Beach Facilities
Conference delegates and visitors are offered many services and facilities by the SouthernSun Hotel North Beach Durban.   Guest Relations and Concierge desks are able to assist conference delegates and conference visitors with suggestions arrangements and bookings:

• Booking of sightseeing tours
• Booking of boating trips
• Luggage/baggage storage
• Restaurant reservations
• Sporting bookings
• Shuttle service bookings
Other services include:
•      Gift shop
•      Hairdresser
•      Laundry/valet
•      Safety deposit box
•      Room Service
•      24 hours
•      Air conditioning in public areas
•      Babysitting services on request
•      Parking facilities

North Beach Business
The Southern Sun North Beach Hotel’s position, opposite Durban’s North Beach and only 3 km away from the city centre and 2 km away from the International Conference Centre make this hotel an ideal conference and business venue.

Southern Sun North Beach Hotel can offer a variety of packages to suit your business and conference requirements.

Conference Packages range from Day Conference to Conference Accommodation Packages, themed functions and special menus to suit your tastes.

Southern Sun North Beach Hotel Durban offers four conference venues and can  accommodate up to 200 delegates.

Standard Conference Equipment

•   Screen
•   Data projector
•   VHS video and monitor
•   PA system with one line microphone
•   White board
•   Flip chart
•   Lectern
•   Pens & note pads

All other equipment and services required can be sourced on your behalf.

Conference Business Services Support

For any conference delegate or visitor to a conference there is a range of business services to support them.

•      Full business centre with internet connectivity
•      High speed internet access
o   Telkom T-Zone wireless internet access hot spots
o   Available soon – High Speed Internet Access
•      Secretarial services
•      PC / printer service available
•      Facsimile service available


The Lodge at Princes Grant


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The Lodge at Princes Grant Durban South Africa is only forty-five minutes from Durban and a mere 20 kilometres from Balito. This superior conference and golf experience is rated as “Highly Recommended” by the AA Travel Guide and carries a 4star grading. The Lodge is steeped in history dating back to 1856 when the first owner George Wilson Prince bought the property from Queen Victoria for two pounds five shillings and four pence sterling.

This award winning, hotel is set in a magnificent oasis, surrounded by pristine coastal forest and fringed by the warm Indian Ocean. The unspoilt coastline and the view over one of South Africa’s top golf courses make this conference venue most desirable.


lodge bedroom
The fifteen rooms at the Lodge at Princes Grant Durban South Africa consist of:

·        Luxury Deluxe
·        Luxury Single
·        Deluxe Single
·        Single Corporate

The conference delegate accommodation is well appointed and includes breakfast.

Special Services & Facilities
lodge facilities
The Lodge at Princes Grant Durban South Africa provides conference delegates with a “home from home” atmosphere and delegates will not go hungry with a choice of Bunkers Restaurant or The Mulligans Pub.
As well as golf amenities conference delegates who do not particapate can enjoy other facilities that include:

  • health and beauty treatments
  • swimming pools
  • tennis
  • squash
  • Secluded beach
  • canoeing on private lagoon
  • nature walks in a birdwatchers paradise.


lodge business
Any company or business looking for a professional and exclusive conference venue will find exactly what they are looking for at the Lodge at Princes Grant Durban South Africa. Overlooking the magnificent golf  course and surrounding water features the hotel is an ideal venue for conferences business meetings or product launches.
The conference venue is very modern air-conditioned and provides the following facilities:

internet access
data projector
overhead projector
light dimmers
flip charts
pa system
state of the art kitchen that can handle specific requirements.

Maximum Conference Meeting Capacities
·        Boardroom: 28 Pax
·        U-shape: 32 Pax
·        School room: 30 Pax
·        W-shape: 50 Pax
·        Cinema: 100 Pax

Additional Facilities:

All additional requirements as listed below can be arranged to suit your requirements at additional cost or contact lists can be provided, should you wish to arrange any requirements yourself.
·        Flowers
·        Decor
·        Sound equipment
·        Entertainment
·        Special lighting
·        Corporate gifts
·        Golf

Transport – Conference Delegates
Transport can be arranged to and from airport if required.


The Beverly Hills Hotel

December 15, 2009


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Lying a mere twenty minutes from Durban the Berverly Hills Hotel Southern Sun  Durban South Africa is beautifully positioned in one of South Africa’s premier coastal locations; Umhlanga.

Miles of glorious beach and rooms with wonderful sea views make this a meeting or conference venue of distinction.

Beverly Hills Bedroom
The accommodation at the Berverly Hills Hotel Southern Sun Durban South Africa comprises of eighty nine rooms, decorated tastefully in hues of brown and creams.

The accommodation comprises of :
10 Queen Bed Non Smoking
6  Queen Bed Smoking
1 Cabana Suite with King Bed
8 Cabana Queen Bedded Room
1 King Bed Smoking
3 Presidential Suites
4 King Suites
21 Twin Rooms Non Smoking
3 Twin Rooms Smoking
1 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

The rooms and suites offer all the comforts and modern facilities to ensure conference delegates of a comfortable stay

Room Amenities
As any business person would expect the standards that a Southern Sun Hotel sets means the Beverly Hills Hotel Southern Sun  Durban South Africa provides guests and conference delegates with excellent room facilities.
·        Plasma T.V
·        Satellite TV
·        DVD player
·        Mini Bar
·        Complimentary Tea/coffee facilities
·        Digital safes
·        Modem access
·        Complimentary wifi internet access
·        Private bathrooms
·        Balconies

Special Services and Facilities
Beverly Hills Pool
Business people and conference visitors will have a good selection hotel services and facilities provided by the Beverly Hills Hotel Southern Sun Durban South Africa. Guest Relations and Concierge desks are able to assist business people and visitors.
·        Air conditioning
·        Two superior restaurants
·        Outdoor Pool
·        Business Centre
·        Concierge services
·        Laundry / valet
·        Shoe shine
·        Turndown service
·        Guest relations
·        Doctor / dentist on call
·        Parking (covered & open)  – no charge
·        Babysitting facility on request
·        Fitness Centre – The fitness centre will help conference delegates and conference visitors stay in shape

Beverly Hills Business
Beverly Hills Hotel Southern Sun  Durban South Africa is an ideal venue for executive meetings or mini-conferences. Two venues are available for meetings or conference with a maximum capacity of 40.

Standard Conferencing Equipment
The hotel has the following equipment and facilities available.
·        Pull Down Screen – The Boardroom only
·        Plasma Screen TV – The boardroom only
·        Wireless network
·        DVD Player – The boardroom only
·        Flip Charts and Pens
·        Conference notepads and pencils
·        Stationary box with appropriate stationary

All other conference or meeting services and equipment can be hired on your behalf

Conference Supporting Business Services - The following services are on offer at the hotel:
Complimentary high speed internet access
Telkom T-Zone wireless internet access
Business Centre
Facsimile services


Selborne Country Lodge

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South of Durban in the province on KwaZulu-Natal South Africa lies Selborne Country Club. The Selborne Country Club is a luxurious hotel Spa and Golf Estate with excellent conferencing facilities set in a tranquil environment.

A 45 minute drive from Durban airport lies the Championship golf course of the Selborne Country Club Durban South Africa. This 49 bedroom hotel creates an ideal environment for conference delegates to focus.


slebourne bedroom
Selborne Country Club Durban South Africa has a boutique style hotel which has 49 rooms and is decorated in an eclectic colonial style. The hotel enjoys a five star grading and conference delegates will experience discreet personalized service and luxurious accommodation.

The accommodation ranges from the Presidential Suite to comfortable golf course or garden suites.

Room Amenities

The five star Selborne Country Club Durban South Africa offers conference delegates a standard befitting of this grading.

Conference delegates or visitors to conferences can expect the following as standard:

Colour TV
RadioAlarm Clock

24 Hour Room Service
Tea & Coffee
Laundry Service
Room Safes
Air Conditioning
Bath Consumables
Hotel Stationary
Separate Bath & Shower
BathShowerLuggage Rack
Mini Bar
Private Patio

Special Services & Facilities
selbourne pool
Conference delegates and businessmen attending meetings can ensure they get plenty of R & R to feel refreshed after the days business. The Championship golf course and the private beach club which includes a fresh water swimming pool  should do the trick.

Alternatively the Selborne Spa can rejuvinate the tired conference delegate.

selbourne business
The conference room at the Selborne Country Club can accommodate up to 100 conference delegates and packages including accommodation and meals are available.

Standard Equipment Included In Conference Package
·   Flipcharts
·   Whiteboard,
·   screen.
·   koki’s, markers,

Available To Hire:
Sound system, which includes hand held mics. Data projector & other equipment required can be sourced on your behalf or you are welcome to bring your own data projector at no additional charge.


The Nest Resort Drakensburg


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The Nest Drakensberg Resort Hotel South Africa is the most well known and indeed the oldest of the hotel and resorts in Drakensnsburg Durban South Africa.

The Nest hotel offers world class conference facilities coupled with award winning leisure accommodation. The superb facilities, spectacular views over the World Heritage site of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, ensures the hotel enjoys many repeat conference clients.

The Nest Drakensberg Resort Hotel South Africa boast an impressive reputation as a leading Resort Hotel in South Africa. The hotel believes its achievements are as a result of its great food and the wonderful team that attend to the guests and conference delegates.

nest bedroom
The conference delegate will enjoy a range of accommodation at the Nest Drakensberg Resort Hotel South Africa. From the well appointed Garden Rondavel Rooms to two beautiful Executive Suites which are both 150m2 in size.

The Garden Rondavels Rooms
These rooms are set amongst the beautiful hotel gardens and can accommodate up to six people. The configuration of beds is normally twin or double making these rooms ideal for single people or couples.

Premier Garden Rooms
The range of the hotels Premier Garden Rooms are from double rooms to those that can sleep six people. These rooms are sited throughout the grounds and beautiful gardens of the hotel but are never further than a three minute walk to the main hotel building.

The conference delegate can enjoy as standard under floor heating, en-suite bathrooms and heated towel rails.
Lots of storage space as well as tea & coffee facilities will enjoy a comfortable stay for the busy conference delegate.

Room service is available on request.

Mountain Facing Rooms
These rooms enjoy private verandahs allowing the conference delegate glorious views of the wonderful Drakensberg Mountain range.

These rooms in the Nest Drakensberg Resort Hotel South Africa comprise of  Duplex Units that can accommodate four people in tow bed rooms.

The ground floor has a double bedroom en-suite with bed side table and lots of cupboard space. The upstairs rooms has two single beds or a double.

Other Mountain Facing rooms at the Nest Hotel are open plan units consisting of a double bed and a single bed, bathroom and cupboards.

Executive Suites

These two luxurious suites are five star in standard and the furniture fittings and finishes reflect that.

The hotel suites include the following facilities:

- King size bed
-         Dressing room
-         Under floor heating
- Dimming lights
- – Telephone
- two wash basins
- spa bath
- shower
- Heated towel racks
- Under floor heating
- 72cm Television
- Hi-Fi
- Mini bar
-         Custom made gas fireplace
-         Tea/coffee facilities
- Large balcony

Room Amenities

All of the rooms at The Nest Drakensberg Resort Hotel South Africa offer conference delegates
-         en-suite
-          tea / coffee making facilities
-         radio
-         ceiling fans
-         electronic safes,
-         undercarpet heating
-         heated towel racks.

Special Services & Facilities
nest facilities
Conference delegates and businessmen attending meetings have the benefit of cusine a la Table d’Hote. What this means is that the hotel will serve Full breakfasts, light lunches and dinners up to six courses. Morning and afternoon tea and coffee on the verandah overlooking the impressive Drakensberg can also be taken.

The hotel offers conference delegates various ways to unwind from the bar to a host of sporting activities.

Hotel sporting facilities
3 Professional Bowling Greens
2 Tennis Courts
Swimming Pool
Swing Ball
Table Tennis (ball may be purchased at reception)
Children’s Play Ground
Full Sized Billiards Table
Pool Table
Walks and Excursions

nest business
The Nest Drakensberg Resort Hotel South Africa has an excellent conference centre with numerous breakaway rooms bar and braai areas and a fully functional dedicated kitchen to ensure conference delegates never go hungry.

The hotelcan cater for the small business meeting from five people to conferences as big as 200 people.

The conference centre itself looks out onto the two championship bowling greens and the main room known as the Ukhahlamba is 221m2 in size. This air conditioned room is suitable for a variety of configurations.

Conferencing Facilities

In order to make conference a success the Nest Hotel has a broad range of facilities to offer conferences and their delegates. From the basic flip charts to custom decor and broadband wireless internet access the hotel can assist.

The Champagne Valley in which The Nest Hotel Drakensberg  is situated is one of the most popular corporate getaway destinations in  South Africa . The reasons for this popularity are a number of great activities that are available. These include everything from helicopter flips to teambuilding activities such as paintball, quad-biking and river rafting.


Drakensburg Sun Hotel

December 14, 2009


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Southern Sun Hotel Drakensberg South Africa is a luxury hotel and timeshare venue known as the Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Resort.

The hotel is situated in the Cathkin Peak area of the Drakensberg Mountains offering conference delegates the most glorious views and a country clean environment.

The hotel and resort are regarded as one of the most striking in South Africa.The use of natural materials woods and rich earthy colours and proven track record for delivering conferences meetings and seminars, makes the resort a very attractive conference venue.

drakensburg bedroom
With so much to do and see conference delegates may decide not to spend much time in their rooms. However, no standards would ever be made by the Southern Sun on this assumption and all the rooms are well appointed offering guests and conference delegates comfort and choice.

Room Amenities

The standards that a Southern Sun Hotel sets means the Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Resort provides guests and conference delegates with excellent room facilities.

All rooms have:

• Individually controlled air-conditioning
• Remote control colour TV with cable/satellite
• Direct-dial telephone
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Private bathroom
• Hair dryer
• Work desk with lamp
• Guest room voltage – 220V
• Wake-up call facility
• Safe
• Separate wardrobe

Special Services and Facilities
drakensburg pool
The Southern Sun Drakensberg Hotel  & Resort offers conference delegates  a wide range of activities services and facilities. Emphasis is on personal service and ensuring the conference delegate enjoys their stay.
Services include:
Concierge services
Ella’s Gift shop
Wake-up calls
Turn down service
Hospitality lounge
Open parking
Laundry service
Valet service
Leisure desk
2 Outdoor swimming pools
1 Squash court (rackets available for hire from the Leisure Desk)
2 Tennis courts (rackets available for hire from the Leisure Desk)
Rowing boats & canoes at Lake Nkwanki – lifejackets provided
2 Bowling greens
Pitch & Putt (6 holes)
Kiddies movies room
Lakeview Restaurant – buffet
Lakeview Terrace – a la carte
Fighting Trout Bar
Safety Deposit Box

Children’s Services

·    Special children’s programmes during weekends and school holidays
·    Games room with table tennis, arcade games and pool table
·    Babysitting on request
·    Kiddies movie room
·    Jungle Gym

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The Southern Sun Drakensberg Hotel  & Resort offers tailor made conferences and catering with a proven track record of delivery.

The dramatic landscape of the Cathkin Peak mountain area coupled with the Southern Suns conference expertise can only enhance your event.

The hotel and resort has 3 conference rooms available that can also form 1 large room with a capacity of 200 conference delegates cinema style.

The hotel offers a variety of conference packages to suit requirements and needs, from Day Conference packages to 24-hour fully inclusive Conference
packages. The chef can tailor-make any theme dinner menu according to your specifications, and decor can be hired in to add the finishing touches. Various on-site team building activities are available via the leisure desk on request.

Standard Conferencing Equipment Available
• Overhead projector
• Data projector
• Screen
• White board
• Flip chart
• Lectern
• In-house PA system
• Pens & note pads

Conferencing Business Support Services
• Secretarial service
• Facsimile service
• PC/printer service
• Internet access
- Telkom T-zone internet access in lounge
- Self-service workstation with internet connectivity
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Champagne Sports Resort


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Champagne Sports Resort Hotel Drakensburg South Africa is more than an excellent conference venue it is an experience. The views of Cathkin Peak and Champagne castle are quite spectacular and will help busy conference delegates to relax after a busy day.

Set in Central Drakensburg the Champagne Sports Resort Hotel has a country club atmosphere, with friendly and helpful staff and luxury accommodation. This conference venue is 2 hours from Durban and 4.5 hrs from Johannesburg.  There is also an air strip nearby.

As one might expect the choice of activities in the ‘great outdoors’ is extensive and help busy conference delegates combine work with pleasure.

The hotel has a total of 112 rooms and 91 Timeshare Units that can be hired.

Champagne Bedroom
The hotel has a total of 112 rooms and 91 Timeshare Units. The capacity of the hotel based on one person per bed is 265 and this excludes the Timeshare Units.

The bedrooms at Champagne Sports Resort Hotel Drakensburg South Africa are very well appointed fully serviced and offer a selection of choices twin rooms, family rooms, and various suites.

All of the hotel rooms offer views of the garden or mountain.

Pool Facing Family Room with 4 single beds (2 units)
Pool Facing Family Room with 3 single beds (2 units)
Mountain Facing Double Suite with 1 double bed (6 units)
Mountain Facing Family Suites with 1 double bed and 2 single beds (21 units)
Mountain Facing Executive Suite with 1 double bed (3 units) (Bar – stocked on request)
Mountain Facing Double/Twin Suite with 2 single beds (78 units)

The Timeshare Units become available to conference delegates once the hotel is fully occupied and the décor or the units is of the same high standard of that of the Champagne Sports Resort Hotel Drakensburg. This is  very useful for larger conferences or meetings.

The Timeshare Units comprise of the following:

Champagne Sports Resort Hotel Drakensburg has 91 timeshare units. All of the units have a kitchen, dining room and living room area.
1 bedroom 1 bathroom units (2 units)
2 bedroom 2 bathroom units (28 units)
3 bedroom 2 bathroom units (3 units)
3 bedroom 3 bathroom units (58 units)
Total: 91 Timeshare Units

Room Amenities
All of the rooms at the hotel offer the following facilities but Champagne Sports Resort Hotel Drakensburg does not offer room service.

·        Telephone
·        overhead ceiling fan
·        colour television (3 regional channels, M-Net and Movie Magic and 3 sports channels)
·        bathroom en suite
·        tea/coffee facilities
·        hairdryer
·        clock/radio and alarm
·        bureau and writing lamp and information folder.

Special Services and Facilities
Champagne Pool
The busy conference delegate can unwind at the popular Cathkin Arms or take pre-dinner drinks at the Cocktail Bar before heading into the Drakensberg Restaurant offering a varied buffet selection.

For the active conference delegate there is a myriad of choices from:

four swimming pools
Beauty Salon
18 Hole Championship Golf Course
Floodlit tennis courts
Mountain biking
helicopter flips
scenic walks
hiking trails


Champagne Business
The Champagne Sports Resort Hotel Drakensburg South Africa offers a wide range of conference venues that can cater for 1000 conference delegates in the biggest conference venue to as little as 18 for  business meetings.

The hotel has 8 conference venues and boasts some of the most up to date conferencing equipment that is available. These include the Creston Equipment Management System Proxima Data Projectors and anti-feedback microphones.


U-Shape = 160 delegates – Length 37.20 metres
Classroom = 720 delegates – Width 22.50 metres
Cinema = 1000 delegates – Height 4.20 metres (at lowest point)
Banquet = 750 delegates


U-Shape = 80 delegates – Length 27.70 metres
Double U-Shape = 140 delegates – Width 16.38 metres
Classroom = 380 delegates – Height 2.76 metres (on sides)
Herringbone = 200 delegates 
Cinema = 550 delegates – Stage = 7.9 metres in front, 2.80 metres
Banquet = 300 delegates at back and 2.49 metres deep


U-Shape = 80 delegates – Length 27.70 metres
Double U-Shape = 140 delegates – Width 16.38 metres
Classroom = 380 delegates – Height 2.76 metres (on sides)
Herringbone = 200 delegates 
Cinema = 550 delegates 
Banquet = 300 delegates

U-Shape = 45 delegates – Length 14.00 metres
Double U-Shape = 65 delegates – Width 12.00 metres
Herringbone = 100 delegates – Height 3.70 metres
Classroom = 120 delegates 
Cinema = 150 delegates


U-Shape = 40 delegates – Length 21.50 metres
Classroom = 80 delegates – Width 8.00 metres
Cinema = 90 delegates – Height 2.75 metres
Banquet = 100 delegates 
Cocktail = 120 delegates


U-Shape = 25 delegates – Length 9.70 metres
Classroom = 30 delegates – Width 8.00 metres
Cinema = 50 delegates – Height 2.10 metres
Banquet = 40 delegates


U-Shape = 30 delegates – Length 18.65 metres
Classroom = 80 delegates – Width 5.50 metres
Cinema = 110 delegates – Height 3.90 metres (at highest point)
Banquet = 50 delegates


U-Shape = 20 delegates – Length 9.00 metres
Classroom = 30 delegates – Width 6.23 metres
Cinema = 40 delegates – Height 2.90 metres

Standard Conferencing Equipment

As well as the state of the art conferencing equipment that The Champagne Sports Resort Hotel Drakensburg South Africa offers, conference delegates can be assured that  all standard conferencing  equipment is available.

• 4500 x 3500mm Euro Motorised Projection screen
• Data / Video Projector
• 3200 max brightness
• Native XGA Resolution (1024 x 768)
• SXGA capability
• Full NTSC,PAL,Secam and HDTV video capability
• Contrast 800:1
• Display technology – Polysilicon TFT LCD (active matrix)
• 4 x VGA Data/audio connection points to projector
• VHS Video Player
• DVD/CD Player – for DVD/CD/WAV/MP3
• UHF – Multi Frequency Roving Microphone
• UHF – Multi Frequency Lapel Microphone
• Gooseneck podium microphone.
• 8 channel audio mixing desk
• extra mic inputs on balanced XLR
• extra line inputs on 6,5mm mono jack plugs
• record out facility on dual RCA connectors
• global phantom power if required
• DMX audio permanently connected
• Crestron Touch panel for control of all AV equipment and house lighting.
• 3 x 450 watt stereo amplifiers
• 6 x 12” 2-way speakers ( ability to switch off zones as required)
• Audio Processor with pre-set feedback reduction, limits and speaker delays, thus providing excellent audio for speech and/or show sound.
Control System
 All of the standard equipment is controlled via the color touch panel which can be operated from anywhere in the room. No training is required for the user frindly touch panel to effectively use the system.
 All lighting is controlled using the Crestron touch panel.The lighting system has been designed to facilitate the multi-purpose functionality of the venue.
Lighting presets
There are 6 pre-set lighting levels which automatically set the lighting to the
correct levels for:

  • Video presentations
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Stage functions
  • General meetings
  • General banqueting
  • All lights off/on
  • All lights medium
  • Personal lighting scenes
It is possible to control individual tracks of lighting if required. The conference venue is fitted
with 16 tracks of dimmable fluorescent and dimmable low voltage lighting,
making it possible to set a variety of scenes for any mood or function.
  • Stage lighting
The stage area is fitted with 12 PARCAN theatre lights with optional color gels.
 There is  a profile spotlight which can be used to highlight a speaker at the podium.
  • White board and markers,
  • flipcharts,
  • flipchart stands,
  • projection screens and overhead projectors .

The conference organizer will sign for equipment used by delegates.  The hotel does not supply Multi plugs or extension cords.


Cathedral Peak Hotel

December 11, 2009


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In the stunning surroundings of the unspoilt uKahlamba Drakensberg mountain range, recognized as a World Heritage Site lies the Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg Durban South Africa.

Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg is one of South Africa’s premier resort hotels and welcomes conference delegates and visitors from all over South Africa and indeed the world. The hotel is easily accessible from Durban being 250kms away or Johannesburg 450kms.

The Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg is steeped in history as it first opened its doors for business in 1939 by the van der Riet family and is currently owned by William van der Piet. To this day the hotel continues the tradition of warm hospitality, value for money and exceptional service.

Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg Durban South Africa is unique as it position means that it falls within the boundaries of the Cathedral Peak Nature Reserve with a back drop of the stunning Cathedral Peak mountain range.

This conference venue will ensure conference delegates will enjoy little interruptions whilst gaining inspiration from the wonderful scenery.

The conference centre has seating capacity for 200 conference delegates

cathedral bedroom
Conference delegate and visitor accommodation at the Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg Durban South Africa offers a wide selection. The 96 rooms can accommodate up to 250 conference delegates or guests.

Standard En-suite and Standard Thatched Rooms
These hotel rooms can accommodate between 2 & 4 conference delegates or guests and situated within the beautiful gardens of the Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg.

Deluxe Suites
These hotel suites benefit from a private verandah and garden and are extremely spacious. The interleading room can accommodate up to 4 conference delegates or guests in either double or twin beds.

The Executive Suites
Cleverly positioned in the secluded gardens these hotel rooms have been individually decorated to create a luxurious and intimate ambience. These well appointed suites offer an over sized bed underfloor heating, spa bath telephone television, mini bar fridge, electric fireplace and private verandah with breathtaking mountain views.

Room Amenities

Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg Durban South Africa can offer something quite unique to the conference delegate or guest and that is the setting of the rooms within the scenic gardens and the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

Special Services and Facilities
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Conference delegates and conference visitors will enjoy the excellent standard of cuisine that is provided by the hotel including themed evenings if required.

  • Vehicle access to facilitate conference
  • 9 hole golf course with alternate tees for an 18 hole game
  • tennis,squash,
  • floodlit mini-adventure golf,
  • guided walks & hikes,
  • horse riding, trout fishing, bowls, badminton, table tennis, outdoor chess and bird watching
  • fully equipped gym, steam bath, beauty therapist,
  • 2 heated pools, 1 unheated pool,
  • 10m climbing tower and a beach volleyball court
  • 2 bars include Albert’s Cocktail Bar for formal drinks or Harry’s late night action bar with pool table and dart board
  • Helicopter sight-seeing flights or transfers are also available


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Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg Durban South Africa conference centre offers an extremely flexible conference venue. The hotel has10 conference venues that can cater for large conferences or smaller business meetings and seminars.

As you would expect of a hotel that is very experienced at holding conferences business meetings and seminars the hotel offers resident conference co-ordinators who will assist with the organisation and arrangements to ensure a successful and memorable conference.

  • Fully inclusive conference packages at attractive rates
  • Free use of conference rooms with facilities when delegates stay at the hotel
  • Multi-variable seating arrangements in our conference rooms
  • A boardroom and ‘break-away’ rooms
  • Large refreshment and service area
  • Controlled heating or air-conditioning
  • Secretarial assistance
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Ample secure parking on site
  • Superb choice of activities and entertainment for partners and families accompanying delegates

Conference Facilities

The Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg can offer a range of conference facilities  as well as a tranquil locality that will help in creating a highly conducive and productive environment.

  • 3 x overhead projectors,
  • 1 x data projector,
  • 1 x direct image projector, TV
  • 3 x VCRs
  • 3 x slide projectors and screens
  • 1 x laser pointer
  • 7 x flip charts/white boards and 3 x movable screens
  • PA System including 1 x lapel and 1 x roving microphone
  • Fax, telephone, internet and email facilities
  • 2 x Lecterns
  • Photostat and printing facility
  • Writing pads and pens provided free of charge