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As soon as a dockyard lodge and now the very best handle in Cape City


30 Might 1997 “An unforgettable expertise and pleasure” Nelson Mandela

The beginning of 2022 has given The Desk Bay lodge in Cape City trigger for celebration, not solely are bookings steadily growing because the tourism sector recovers, but it surely additionally marks the lodge’s twenty fifth birthday.

Solar Worldwide’s iconic lodge was formally opened by statesman Nelson Mandela on 30 Might 1997. Since then the property has turn into an icon of magnificence and luxurious, buying a string of native and worldwide accolades over time for its service excellence and the heat of its welcome.

In 1997 some folks questioned why a premium lodge could be in-built a gritty working harbour, particularly because the V&A Waterfront was a great distance from the bustling, world-famous vacation spot it’s immediately. Solar Worldwide disagreed, “Proper from the beginning, we noticed the potential in establishing a world-class lodge within the coronary heart of what we recognised could be a quickly evolving tourism vacation spot. Right now we’re envied for having the very best handle in Cape City,” says the corporate’s CEO, Anthony Leeming.

The situation additionally acquired the blessing of former Solar Worldwide CEO Sol Kerzner. The visionary lodge and resort developer was adamant although – and wouldn’t budge – The Desk Bay lodge needed to be constructed at an angle, dealing with Desk Mountain head on. From the other angle the lodge presents equally stunning unobstructed views throughout Desk Bay, all the way in which to Robben Island and past.