Read the latest news and insights about what’s happening in and around Pepperclub Hotel.
Looking for the perfect 5-star experience on your next business trip? The Pepperclub Hotel is the perfect location as we are experts at making your business trip feel like a holiday!
PEPPERCLUB GIVES BACK
In celebration of Youth Day, we proudly hosted a group of young men for lunch and a movie. Our staff did us proud and contributed on a personal level and undertook to donate warm clothes, shoes and blankets to assist with the cold winter we are having.
A NEW LOOK FOR OUR CONFERENCE FACILITIES
Recently we undertook a total refurb of our existing conference facilities. We gave our facilities a new and more modern look and a higher level of comfort and class for our conference guests.
Tucked away on the 8th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel, Cayenne Spa is an urban wellness sanctuary in the heart of Cape Town. Guests are able to enjoy breath-taking views of Table Mountain and take advantage of an intimate swimming pool and spacious sauna, before retreating to the calm of one of four treatment rooms.
TOP ROMANTIC DATE IDEAS IN CAPE TOWN
Sweeping someone special off their feet needn’t be limited to the month of February. If you’re looking for the perfect destination to woo the one you love, Cape Town definitely has you covered – with its vast natural beauty and abundance of unique experiences and adventures, you’ll be spoiled for choice. We’ve handpicked a few options that are sure to get that special someone starry-eyed:
HOW TO PLAN THE MOST ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S DAY IN CAPE TOWN
With Valentine’s Day almost upon us, now is the best time to start planning the most romantic day for that special someone in your life. Whether you are looking for fresh ideas on how to spend the day, or you are in search of a full-day itinerary that will leave your loved one breathless – we have put together a full day of ideas for how to spend Valentine’s Day in the Mother City this year
CAPE TOWN’S EMERGING GIN SCENE
Having recently enjoyed a renaissance world-wide, artisanal gin is the latest trend to hit the craft scene in Cape Town. This white spirit, which is flavoured by juniper berries, is a perfect fit with South African flora as it serves as a blank canvas for local distillers to infuse their own handcrafted blend of traditional South African flavours from indigenous fynbos and other botanicals.
TAKE ON SUMMER WITH CAYENNE SPA
Spring is in the air! Flowers are in bloom, trees are boasting fresh green leaves and the arrival of summer is imminent. Even though the winter blues are nearly out of sight, your skin and mood may need a final push to embrace that summer feeling.
FIVE OF THE BEST FINE DINING EXPERIENCES IN CAPE TOWN
An ever-growing foodie heaven, Cape Town is fast earning itself a name for top class fine dining and delectable cuisine. In recent years, the city has blossomed into a culinary destination, with a number of highly acclaimed restaurants opening their doors all around the city and surrounding areas.
We’ve put together a list of some of the best fine dining restaurants and eateries in and around Cape Town to inspire you as to where to wine and dine in the Mother City
A WHIRLWIND THREE-DAY VISIT TO THE CAPE – TOP THINGS TO DO AND SEE
As South Africa’s second largest and most cosmopolitan city, Cape Town offers its fortunate visitors a seemingly unlimited array of sights and activities. Full of natural beauty and far-stretching urban landscapes, many would say it is impossible to capture every aspect of the city and its surrounding areas during a short, three-day stay.
TOP 5 COFFEE ROASTERS IN AND AROUND CAPE TOWN
Whether it’s a flat white, latte, or espresso that tickles your fancy, coffee culture has taken the world by storm and Cape Town is no exception. Playing host to what is arguably some of the best coffee roasters globally, the city is the playground for talented artisanal roasters and baristas who whip up a taste sensation in a cup
WHEN YOU NEED A TASTE OF HOME – EXPLORING CULTURAL FOOD IN CAPE TOWN
With a vast array of restaurants within the city centre, deciding where to eat can be challenging – but in a good way! Whether you have a yearning for something local or unusual or perhaps a taste of home, the Mother City is host to a variety of dining cuisines. While there are many traditional cuisine restaurants, such as local burger joints, pizza parlours, French themed dining spots and sushi bars, to leave you spoiled for choice, exploring some of the more interesting cuisine styles is a different alternative – and recommended!
GET FESTIVE WITH PEPPERCLUB HOTEL & SPA
Holiday festivities needn’t wait until the end of the year to be celebrated. The popular Christmas in July wine tasting evening returns to Pepperclub Hotel & Spa on Thursday 21 July 2016 – with the perfect accompaniment of Diemersfontein Wine Estate’s Coffee-Chocolate Pinotage.
WINTER IN SOUTH AFRICA: WHAT TO EXPECT
A common question asked by visitors travelling to South Africa – the southernmost tip of Africa – is about what type of weather to expect during the winter season, and whether a visit during this period is enjoyable. The answer is yes – not only is the weather pleasant, but specials offered during this period enable travellers to explore the country for significantly less.
BUDGETING FOR YOUR CAPE TOWN HOLIDAY
For many first-time visitors to South Africa’s iconic Mother City, budgeting can be challenging if you are unfamiliar with pricing and what to expect. This planning can be made even trickier with a fluctuating foreign currency and exchange rate.
WHAT DOES UBERX COST TO SEE THE CAPE TOWN BIG 7
Traveling from afar and not sure how far Cape Town’s attractions are from our hotel? We’ve put it in a universal term everyone understands – taxi fares!
10 GREAT PLACES TO EXPLORE ON FOOT IN THE CAPE TOWN CBD
One of Pepperclub Hotel & Spa’s greatest assets is its location! We are located in the heart of Cape Town’s inner city district – a place that has, especially in recent years, come alive with various activities and interesting personalities.
CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY AT THE PEPPERCLUB HOTEL & SPA
“Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart”
PEPPERCLUB HOTEL AND SPA ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS IN FEBRUARY 2016
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa will be rolling out the red carpet for guests visiting Cape Town for the State of the Nation Address and Opening of Parliament on 11 February 2016.
A FIRST THURSDAY FEAST…
-Short films, music, wining and dining-
After the successful launch of the Cinema Club during the last First Thursday (6 August) at Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, the hotel is excited to announce yet another jam packed night of entertainment for First Thursday regulars this coming Thursday (3 September).
PEPPERCLUB HOTEL & SPA INTRODUCES CINEMA CLUB AS PART OF FIRST THURSDAY ENTERTAINMENT
Based in the hub of Cape Town on the corner of Loop Street and Pepper Street, Pepperclub Hotel & Spa is set to provide First Thursdays regulars with a unique and interactive experience this coming Thursday. As part of this experience, Cinema Club on First Thursdays, a regular showing of short films conceptualised by legendary South African independent film Producer Dylan Voogt, will be launched in the plush and intimate Odeon Cinema at the Pepperclub Hotel & Spa. Cinema Club will be open on the first Thursday of every month, and will provide guests with a refreshing collection of short films. Each month will see a new guest curator exhibit his work in a 30 minute visual feast.
PEPPERCLUB NOMINATED AS AFRICA’S LEADING CITY HOTEL FOR THE THIRD SUCCESSIVE YEAR
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, a five star 210 suite hotel located in the heart of cosmopolitan Cape Town, has been nominated for three awards in the 2015 World Travel Awards – the ultimate travel accolade that recognises and rewards excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.
Now in its 22nd year, the awards are globally known as the “The Oscars of the Travel Industry”, and all titles are awarded based on votes from travellers and industry professionals.
VISITING FAMILIAR FACES
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa had the privilege of once again handing out Easter eggs to the children at the South African Children’s Home in Gardens, Cape Town.
PEPPERCLUB HOTEL & SPA GIVES ULTRA SOUTH AFRICA A WARM CAPE TOWN WELCOME
It definitely wasn’t an unlucky Friday the 13th at Pepperclub Hotel & Spa this February when Pepperclub Hotel & Spa hosted some of the world’s top DJs at the official 2015 South African Ultra Music Festival press conference in our exclusive penthouse in the sky.
SA’S FILM & ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY RECEIVE THE ROYAL TREATMENT AT PEPPERCLUB
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa rolls honour the legends of SA’s film & entertainment industry
CAYENNE SPA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AFRICOLOGY LAUNCHES THEIR BEAUTY EXPERIENCE SERIES
Cayenne Spa Beauty Experience series, hosted in partnership with Africology, South Africa’s leading natural, eco-friendly and holistic skincare company, launched their first of four exclusive beauty events on Wednesday, 17th September 2014.
SNEAK PEEK AT SOME OF THE CELEBRITIES THAT SELECTED PEPPERCLUB HOTEL & SPA AS THEIR HOME AWAY FROM HOME DURING THEIR STAY IN THE MOTHER CITY
Last year saw many well-known personalities visiting the hotel, from musical artists to actors and international beauty queens, which cemented us as one of the hotels of choice for celebrities within the Mother City. The suite of choice for many of these celebrities was our luxurious three bedroom Penthouse suite which spans across the top two floors of the hotel, complete with a rooftop swimming pool and wrap around balcony, which both boast 360 views of all the city’s best features!