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Friday, 10 August 2012

Rondebosch Manor - Our Rooms

     

OUR ROOMS

Visit our website for more details on our rooms.
www.rondeboschmanor.co.za 

SUITES
Dark Cherry Room
Cherry Room

Blackwood Room
Teak Room
 
STANDARD ROOMS
Ash Wood Room
Saligna Room
Oregon Room
Oak Room 
BUDGET ROOMS
Mahogany Room
Beech Room
Kiaat Room 
Rosewood Room
Cottonwood Room
Pine Room
Maple Room
Ebony Room
ECONOMY ROOMS
Yellowwood Room
Blue Gum Room
3 BEDROOM APARTMENT
Mornington Suite 

For accommodation or any enquiries, please contact us at any time. 

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Map and Directions to Rondebosch Manor

To Download Map and Directions  click here

GPS Co-ordinates 
Latitude:  33° 58' 8.5" S 
Longitude: 18° 28' 25" E
 
How to find us

Address : 124 Camp Ground Road, Rondebosch, 7700
Directions : From Airport

Take the N2 road into Cape Town. Take the Liesbeeck Park off ramp, and keep left. (Liesbeeck Park Road). Proceed straight along Liesbeeck Park Road, which becomes Camp Ground Road. You will proceed straight through 5 sets of traffic lights. After the 5th set of traffic lights, approximately 300m to your right you will be at 124 Camp Ground Road.
* Newlands Rugby and  Newlands Cricket Stadium - 1 minute
* Newlands Main Road and Cavendish Square - 2 minutes
* Rondebosch Main Road and Shopping Area - 3 minutes
* University of Cape Town - 5 minutes
* Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens - 7 minutes
* City Centre / Downtown - 10 Minutes
* V & A Waterfront - 10 Minutes
* Constantia - 10 Minutes
* Airport - 15 minutes
* Table Mountain - 15 minutes
* Cape Point - 45 Minutes
* Wine Lands - 45 Minutes

Newlands Sahara Park Cricket Stadium

Cricket at Sahara Park Newlands Cricket Stadium


A mere 700m walk from Rondebosch Manor, Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town is a South African cricket ground. It's the home of the Cape Cobras, who play in the SuperSport Series, MTN Domestic Championship and Standard Bank Pro20 competitions. It is also a venues for Test matches. Newlands is regarded as one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world, being overlooked by Table Mountain and Devil's Peak. It is close to Newlands Stadium, which is a rugby union and football venue.

The ground hosted its first Test match in March 1889 when England defeated South Africa by an innings and 202 runs. As of June, 2006, there have been 40 Test matches played at the ground of which South Africa has won 13, their opponents 19 and 8 which ended in a draw. The last team besides Australia to beat South Africa there was New Zealand, in 1961.

The first One Day International played at the ground was in December 1992 when South Africa beat India by 6 wickets. As of June, 2006, there have been 28 One-day Internationals played at the ground including five in the 2003 Cricket World Cup. South Africa has won 19 of its games there, and the opposition 3 (the West Indies being the most recent opposition victor in 2002).

Over the past five years numerous changes have been made to the ground. This has slightly taken away from its former splendor. Large portions of the grass embankments have been replaced by pavilions increasing the seating capacity to 25,000.

Newlands is one of the few cricket grounds in South Africa that tends to favour spinners. Most grounds tend to favour pacemen or batsmen, but the Western Cape has had a history of having very good spinners, a recent example being Paul Adams.

The ground has also hosted exhibition matches in Australian rules football. In 1998, a crowd of 10,123 saw the Brisbane Lions play Fremantle.


For accommodation or any enquiries, please contact us at any time. 

Newlands DHL Rugby Stadium



Rugby at Newlands DHL Rugby Stadium

 
Located less than 1km away from Rondebosch Manor, and a very easy walk, Newlands Rugby Stadium has hosted 20 South African Test Matches since unification in 1992, with 14 out of the 20 matches going in favour of South Africa. During the 1995 RWC, Newlands hosted two matches not involving South Africa.

1992 SA vs Aus Lost 3 - 26
1994 SA vs Eng Won 27 - 9
1995 SA vs Australia Won 27 - 18
1995 SA vs Romania Won 21 - 8
1995 Australia 22 vs England 25
1995 England 29 vs New Zealand 45
1996 SA vs NZ Lost 18 - 29
1997 SA vs Tonga Won 74 -10
1997 SA vs British Isles Lost 16 - 25
1998 SA vs Eng Won 18 - 0
1999 SA vs Aus Won 10 - 9
2001 SA vs NZ Lost 3 - 12
2002 SA vs Wales Won 19 - 8
2003 SA vs Aus Won 26 - 22
2004 SA vs Ireland Won 26-17
2005 SA vs NZ Won 22-16
2006 SA vs France Lost 26 - 36
2007 SA vs Aus Won 22 - 19
2007 SA vs Namibia Won105 - 13
2008 SA vs Italy Won 26-0
2008 SA vs NZ Lost 0-19
2009 SA vs Aus Won 29-17

The first official matches were played at Newlands on Saturday 31 May 1890 when Villager and Stellenbosch met in such muddy conditions that the curtain-raiser between Bishops and Hamiltons had to be cancelled. The records show that the university side won by a goal to a try´ - the goal´ was described by the legendary Fairy Heatlle as the most remarkable dropped kick I have seen. The famous ground was to see many more such unforgettable moments.

Newlands as we see it today was purchased, constructed, demolished and finally re-developed at huge cost and commitment over the past century entirely by the efforts of dedicated members of the Western Province Rugby Football Union and its administrators - to whom this magnificent stadium is a fitting monument. And we must never forget those faithful supporters, who have followed the fortunes of their teams week in, week out in spite of often inclement weather.

Newlands is a fitting testament to those men and women who have supported and believed in not only the WPFRU but in the game of Rugby Football. The stadium, and the ground the stadium is built on, is owned by the WPRFU.

Featured in its history is the honour of hosting the opening match of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, where host nation South Africa upset the reigning world champions Australia 27-18, in what would be the beginning of a fairytale story that saw Springbok Captain Francois Pienaar lift the Webb Ellis trophy at Ellis Park at the end of the tournament. Coach Jake White and Captain John Smit returned to Newlands in 2007, in the final leg of the country-wide World Cup victory parade following the Boks´ triumphant Rugby World Cup tournament in France, to show off the Webb Ellis trophy to a near capacity Newlands Faithful, who had pitched at the ground to welcome the Boks back home.

In 2009 Newlands also hosted the British and Irish Lions in two non-test matches, when the Northern Hemisphere giants played Vodacom WP on 13 June and an Emerging Springbok outfit on 23 June. Both matches were well supported by both local and international fans, despite a typical wet and wintery Cape climate. The British and Irish Lions claimed victory a tightly contested match against the Blue and White Hoops of WP (23-26). A massive effort by the Emerging Springboks in the final quarter and a decisive conversion from the touchline in the 80th minute by Province´s Willem de Waal drew the scorers equal at 13-all in the stormy mid-week match.

Newlands has taken on various names over the years as the Western Province Rugby side took on different sponsors, such as Norwich and Fedsure, but today the name stands proudly alone thanks to the discretion of their previous two sponsors, Investec and Vodacom.

"We elected to change the name of the stadium to reflect its popular name rather than calling it Investec Newlands", Raymond van Niekerk, global head of group marketing at Investec said shortly after announcing the sponsorship.

"We've tried to adopt a unique approach to stadium naming and branding, " Van Niekerk said. "While the rich history, heritage and tradition of Newlands is retained, the commercial value inherent in the modern trend of selling stadium naming rights is preserved through the use of the Investec logo and typeface."

Rob Wagner, MD of WP Rugby commented: "Stadium naming rights sales have become lucrative and important elements of any sporting body's income streams. We are very happy with the way both Investec and Vodacom have opted to utilise their naming rights."

Newlands, home of Province and Stormers Rugby, has become world renowned for being the most supported teams in the modern game, regardless of log position - with its spectators now commonly known as “The Newlands Faithful”. In 2002, Newlands welcomed its millionth spectator, to watch a Stormers match, through the gates, with more than 2 million fans having come out to support the popular Super Rugby franchise over the past 12 years. In both 2008 and 2009, Newlands recorded a total annual attendance of more than 500 000 spectators, with an average of 17 rugby fixtures a year.


For accommodation or any enquiries, please contact us at any time. 


Tuesday, 31 July 2012

About Cape Town

Cape Town - a city with a diverse range of attractions, sights and activities to offer. From lavish and luxurious to back-packing on a budget, Cape Town has something for everyone.  From the landmark beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay to the vibrant V&A Waterfront and Cape Town city centre and the award winning wine farms of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek - time spent in CapeTown will not be forgotten.



Things to do in Cape Town

For accommodation or any enquiries, please contact us at any time. 

Monday, 30 July 2012

About Newlands

Newlands is an up-market suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. It is located at the foot of table mountain in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town. It is home to numerous schools as well as the Newlands Forest. Newlands is known as Cape Town 's "green" suburb because of it's lush surroundings. Newlands is the home of Newlands Rugby Stadium - venue of the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup in 1995, and Newlands Cricket Stadium - venue of the opening ceremony of the Cricket World Cup in 2003. Newlands is also home to the Montebello Design Centre which has a craft shop, sculpture garden, studios, a restaurant and the first contemporary Bushman (San) Gallery. Newlands is also home to many well established Corporate offices. Perhaps the most famous is the SAB Miller (Newlands) offices. However it is the Finance and Accounting sectors which are most strongly represented, with many Banks, Asset Management Companies and Auditing Firms having their offices in Newlands.



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About Rondebosch

Rondebosch is one of the first Southern Suburbs of Cape Town and is bordered by the suburbs of Newlands, Rosebank, Claremont, Rondebosch East, and the slopes of Devil's Peak. It is primarily an up-market residential suburb, with a medium sized shopping area and a small business district. It is best known for its excellent schools and for the University of Cape Town.  The main campus of the University of Cape Town, which is nestled beneath the slopes of Devil's Peak, is one of the country's top universities. The historic Groote Schuur estate located in Rondebosch includes both presidential and ministerial residences and have Cape Dutch origins. 

The centre of Rondebosch
is the Main Road, with the Victorian cast iron Rondebosch Fountain being a historic landmark. The area is currently being revitalised as 'Rondebosch Village'. Historic buildings in the area include the library (formerly the town hall) and St Paul's Church which was designed by Charles Michell. The home of Simon van der Stel, first governor of the Cape Colony, is now part of Rustenburg Junior School. This building dates back to the 17th century, although it has undergone many alterations over the years. Its summer house, dating from 1760, remains as a monument just below the university. Rondebosch Common, once a military camp ground, is declared a national monument and is also an important fynbos conservation area. The Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch is Cape Town's second biggest theatre complex, after the Artscape Theatre Centre in the city centre.


For accommodation or any enquiries, please contact us at any time. 

Sunday, 29 July 2012

Congrats to the Sharks

Congratulations to the Sharks for their outstanding performance at Newlands in beating the Stormers 26 - 19.

Thank you to all the Shark supporters for supporting our Establishment all year round. It was as always fun to share in this experience. All the best and we look forward to welcoming you in future.

Good luck to the Sharks in Hamilton as they face the Chiefs in the Super Rugby Final.
MAKE SA PROUD!!!

Friday, 27 July 2012

About Rondebsoch Manor

Rondebosch Manor is an accommodation service provider with a flexible range of room types and room rates, while maintaining high standards over the last 7 years. It is conveniently situated in one of Cape Town’s most historic Suburbs. Located within easy access to major roads and freeways, it is the perfect base from which to explore Cape Town and its surrounds: Table Mountain, the City Centre and V&A Waterfront are just 10 minutes drive away, and reaching Cape Town International Airport takes only 15 minutes. For designer shopping, the exclusive Cavendish Square Shopping Centre is within easy walking distance and offers a superior choice of entertainment, restaurants, shops and retail outlets. Major visitor attractions such as Cape Point, Camps Bay and various wine routes are within easy access. We have an outstanding knowledge of what is on offer for the discerning visitor and our concierge will gladly help to arrange guided tours with local operators. Airport transfers and shuttle services are available on request.
The leafy Rondebosch area of Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs has numerous walking routes and parks where weekend markets sell local arts, crafts and produce. For golf aficionados, the 18-hole course at the Rondebosch Golf Club, with its magnificent views of Devil’s Peak and Table Mountain, is a favourite with local and foreign visitors. The renowned Newlands rugby and cricket grounds are only 500 metres from the Manor. 
Our hallmarks are quality and personalised service in a relaxed, tasteful environment. Guests are accommodated in 18 en suite bedrooms. The Mornington Suite has 3 bedrooms, all en-suite, a conservatory with Jacuzzi and its own kitchen. Generously proportioned bathrooms and comfortable bedding contribute to a sense of homely refinement. All rooms feature Digital Satellite TV and wireless internet access. Our lounge with library is a comfortable space for relaxing and guests can also enjoy the swimming pool, bar, entertainment area and pool table. Specialised treatments are on offer at our spa. Bookings are essential.

    
 Contact us on 021 686 9752 or 58 for latest specials, rates and availability!

Super Rugby Semi Final Action at DHL Newlands Stadium

EPIC BATTLE BETWEEN TWO SOUTH AFRICAN GREATS

Catch the Super Rugby Semi Final Derby clash between Sharks and Stormers at the DHL Newlands Stadium, Saturday at 17:00.

Special thanks to all the Sharks and Stormers supporters coming from afar who have booked their accommodation with us, we hope that you enjoy your pleasant stay with us and have a fun time at the game.

The Sharks and  Stormers have met 17 times and the Stormers have won 9 times and the Sharks 8 times.
Last 3 Encounters.

The Stormers and Sharks have played each other twice this season and won one each but unlike the other semi-finalists the team that was playing at home was the winner on the day.
The first match between the teams this season was in March and the Stormers won 15-12 at Newlands in Cape Town while the Sharks won the second match 25-20 in Durban during the month of May.
The combined score for the two matches this season are Stormers 35 Sharks 37 and the Sharks recent victory ended a three match losing streak to the Stormers.

The Sharks have not beaten the Stormers at Newlands since 2009 when they won 15-20 in the opening round.

Last five results
26 May 2012 Stormers v Sharks 20-25 Durban
03 Mar 2012 Stormers v Sharks 15-12 Cape Town
30 Apr 2011 Stormers v Sharks 32-12 Cape Town
02 Apr 2011 Stormers v Sharks 16-6 Durban
08 May 2010 Stormers v Sharks 14-20 Durban
Stormers overall record against the Sharks
Played 17 , Wins 9 , Losses 8, Draws 0
Match No.124 :Stormers v Sharks
Date Saturday, 28 July, 2012
Venue : Newlands Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa
Kick Off local: (1705 local, 1505 GMT, Sun 29 Jul 0305 NZT, Sun 29 Jul 0105 NSW/ACT, 1705 SAT)
Referee: Steve Walsh
Assistant Ref 1:Jaco Peyper
Assistant Ref 2:Marius Jonker
TMO : Shaun Veldsman
Teams
Stormers
15. Joe Pietersen ,14. Gio Aplon ,13. Juan de Jongh ,12. Jean de Villiers (C) ,11. Bryan Habana,10. Peter Grant ,9. Dewaldt Duvenage ,8. Deon Fourie ,7. Rynhardt Elstadt ,6. Siya Kolisi ,5. Andries Bekker ,4. Eben Etzebeth ,3. Brok Harris ,2. Tiaan Liebenberg ,1. Steven Kitshoff
Replacements:16. Frans Malherbe,17. Deon Carstens,18. De Kock Steenkamp,19. Don Armand,20. Louis Schreuder ,21. Burton Francis,22. Gerhard van den Heever
Sharks
1. Tendai Mtawarira , 2. Bismarck du Plessis , 3. Jannie du Plessis , 4. Willem Alberts , 5. Anton Bresler , 6. Keegan Daniel (Captain) , 7. Marcell Coetzee , 8. Ryan Kankowski , 9. Charl McLeod , 10. Frederic Michalak , 11. Lwazi Mvovo , 12. Meyer Bosman , 13. Tim Whitehead , 14. JP Pietersen , 15. Louis Ludik

Replacements , 16. Craig Burden , 17. Wiehahn Herbst , 18. Steven Sykes , 19. Jean Deysel , 20. Jacques Botes , 21. Odwa Ndungane , 22. Riaan Viljoen


 

 

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

FIRST EVER SA Rock Musical Album Launch

Rock Musical history in the making!
Launch of the Rockville 2069 album at Kelvin Grove Club by TLC Productions and EMI.
 
Admission Ticket : 
R285.00 per person or R120 per person without Gift Set
Couples Ticket : 
R400.00 per couple (for 2 People)

A ticket will entitle the ticket holder to the following;
- Welcome Drinks & Finger Buffet.
- Special Edition Gift Set which consists of a Graphic Novel, CD and Booklet beautifully encased in an LP Cover.

- Concert with visual presentation, featuring Artists in the poster.
- After party Sushi and Champagne.


 
 
Book your ticket now and Book your need accommodation with us here at Rondebosch Manor to get a 10% discount on your total accommodation.

Call us now to check availability, there is LIMITED rooms available.
021 686 9752 / 8
 

Monday, 18 June 2012







Congratulations to the Baby Springboks and New Zealand for making it the IRB Junior World Championship final.

For more info click here.


      Final 
      South Africa 
              vs 
      New Zealand
      Date 
      22 June 2012
      Time 
      18:45
      Venue
      Newlands Stadium






Calling all Rugby supporters Boks and Kiwi's if you need accommodation, BOOK with us and we will give you a special discounted rate. 

Call us now on 021 686 9752 / 8

Thursday, 17 May 2012

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

IRB Junior World Championship Accommodation

South Africa will host this years IRB Junior World Championship for 2012.
      RONDEBOSCH MANOR         WELCOMES THE WORLD     

We offer you the BEST of both worlds as we are IDEALLY situated halfway between the UWC Stadium and Cape Town City Centre and the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch is easily reached from our Establishment, thus we welcome all Rugby fans to come stay with us and support your favourite team(s) and to explore the MAGNIFICENT offering of Cape Town.
Rondebosch Manor is conveniently situated in one of Cape Town’s most historic Suburbs. Located within easy access to major roads and freeways, it is the perfect base from which to explore Cape Town and its surrounds: Table Mountain, the City Centre and V&A Waterfront are just 10 minutes drive away, and reaching Cape Town International Airport takes only 15 minutes. For designer shopping, the exclusive Cavendish Square Shopping Centre is within easy walking distance and offers a superior choice of entertainment, restaurants, shops and retail outlets.
 TOURS TO THE WINELANDS, CAPE POINT, HISTORIC AND SCENIC TOURS AND THE CITY TOURS CAN BE ARRANGED BY US.
Our special offering to you the supporter - An Unbeatable Rate inclusive of Accommodation + Cold and Hot Breakfast 
and  Transport to and from the games on match days. 
 
Offer valid from 04 June 2012 until 23 June 2012  
   Min Stay of 5 nights   |   T&C's Apply
Accommodation, Car Rental and Tours are Subject to availability
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For more information on the IRB Junior Championship click here

Contact Us Now - Tel : +27 21 686 9752   |   info@rondeboschmanor.co.za

 

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Cape Town Big Six


Book your accommodation with us now and come experience the majestic Cape Town Big Six, a visit to Cape town will never be complete without visiting the Big Six, from unbelievable sights, rich history explored and tasting some of the best wine in Cape Town. So what you waiting for! Book Now and let us help you build this unforgettable experience.


logoCape Town Big Six - One Destination, Six Unforgettable Experiences

For more info click here    

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Winter Special


With winter on our door steps, we have a winter special. If you stay with us for 4 nights any time from 1 May 2012 to 31 August 2012, you will only pay for 3 nights. You can also book for 6 nights and pay for only 4. The special is subject to availability and please quote that you booking for the winter special when making a reservation.                                                                                       

Hoping to see you soon!
Rondebosch Manor Boutique Hotel and Conference
www.rondeboschmanor.co.za



Friday, 6 April 2012

Happy Easter

We wish you and your loved ones a 
 Blessed and Happy Easter!


From all of us here at Rondebosch Manor

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert

GET THIS TICKETDo not forget about the Kirstenbosch Summer Concert to end off a fantastic Two Oceans Marathon and Easter weekend at Kirstenbosch Gardens.


PERFORMANCE : The Parlotones & The Ice Project
VENUE : Kirstenbosch
DATE : 08 Apr 2012
TIME : 17:00
COST : R95 - R125              
The Entry gates for Concert will open at 15:30.                       


If you are still in need of accommodation for the evening, we still have limited availability for the evening.

Contact us now on 021 686 9752 send us an email or 
click here to visit our website for more info.

Two Oceans Marathon & Easter Weekend







The Two Oceans Marathon and Easter weekend is around the corner and we are very excited to welcome all the athletes locally and from afar whom we are accommodation and to add to this unforgettable experience they are gaining.






For more information on our accommodation and rates please click here.