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WHERE WE CAME FROM

Parliament Hotel was initially built with only four rooms. A further 23 rooms were gradually added. The original carpeting no longer features in the rooms and the authentic wooden window frames were removed in 2009 to be replaced with double-glazed windows. Air conditioning was also installed in all the rooms during 2009. L’Opera, an opera-inspired restaurant, used to be part of the hotel. The cuisine had an Italian and Continental focus and the space could accommodate up to 40 people. The building facade looked a lot different, back then, and our foyer did not have the space that it currently More

A CAPE TOWN ORIGINAL

Suidoosterfees: 28 April – 3 May 2015 An authentic Cape Town tradition, the annual Suidoosterfees will celebrate its 12th year from 28 April – 3 May 2015. Explosive with energy, and focusing on the Afrikaans language, this arts festival is an indulgent cultural experience. The genres of cabaret, comedy, opera and classical productions are richly textured with some of the best talent the Mother City has to offer. Some of the productions to choose from are Emo Adams in Finding Emo; Shaleen Surtie-Richards and Christo Davids in Siener in die Suburbs; Joannie Combrink, Elsabé Daneel and Susanne Beyers in Feeskatte; More

SAFE IN THE CITY

Cape Town inner-city is not only home to Parliament Hotel but is also the birthplace of South Africa’s first city improvement district. Modelled on examples from world cities, such as Manhattan (USA), the Central City Improvement District (CCID) was established 15 years ago. CCID teams (Safety and Security, Urban Management and Social Management and Communications) work around the clock to ensure that the Cape Town CBD is safe, clean and open for business by promoting new as well as retaining existing commercial ventures. The CCID Public Safety Officers (in their distinctive black, green and yellow uniforms) patrol the streets of More

TIME FOR A NEW LOOK

We have decided to re-vamp our online presence and get ready for 2015 with an all-new website. Designed to give our guests and customers a fresh experience of Parliament Hotel, the site offers you a clean look with easy navigation in an elegant package. We hope you will enjoy this new direction with us. We had you in mind while executing the project. A specially commissioned photo shoot reflects the versatile environment we offer you. Our concierge section is designed to inspire you by presenting you with various options to truly make the best of your stay with us in More

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