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10 Fun Facts About The Kaapse Stories Cast

Each Character show is based on a real person The Character acted as Terry and Ruth are married in real life as well. Ruth Marley, is the original Shirley Bassey impersonator and performed at the Viessman Hall Paul, Basil and Terry acted, – They acted in the production and Victor played saxophone player in the…

10 Unforgettable Cape Town Hikes

With a fair number of mountainous structures in the Mother City, it should come to no surprise that there is a plethora of hikes with stunning views to enjoy. If you’re a newbie, don’t fret! We’ve put together a list of our top 10 favourite hikes in Cape Town that are easy enough for a…
Why Cape Town is the Best City in the World

Why Cape Town is the Best City in the World

On multiple occasions, Cape Town has been named the best city in the world! Of course, being residents here, we tend to agree. Few places offer white sandy beaches with clear blue water right on the edge of a large city beneath a mountain with a one-of-a-kind shape, do they? It is rare to find…
Cape Town's Hidden Gems

Cape Town’s Hidden Gems

Cape Town is one of the world’s favourite tourist destinations during the warm, summer months. But, what many don’t realize is the winter season is one of Cape Town’s best-kept secrets. What’s more? You most definitely don’t need to be a tourist from overseas to find new, fun and exciting things to experience in the…
How To Get a Good Nights' Sleep In a Hotel Room

How To Get a Good Nights’ Sleep In a Hotel Room

While being on vacation is utterly exciting, it also means you are staying in a hotel and away from the comfort of your own bed. While hotels often do their best to give you the most comfortable bed possible, getting a good nights’ sleep in a hotel is not easy for everyone. Here are our…
Winter Date Night Ideas

Winter Date Night Ideas

Winter will officially arrive in a couple weeks, but the weather has already started to change. While we may be experiencing some chilly nights, there is definitely no need to let the winter blues get you down. We’ve put together a list of romantic winter date night ideas, no matter what your love language! Sun-downer Picnic …
Defeating Day Zero

How We’re Defeating Day Zero

It should come as no surprise that Cape Town is running out of water! We officially moved into 6b water restrictions quite some time ago now, and although #DayZero has been moved to 2019, the way in which we help save water is still as important as ever. We’re passionate about doing our part, and…
5 Top Museums to See in Cape Town

5 Top Museums to See in Cape Town

First things first: Happy International Museum Day! This day is held every year on or around 18 May to commemorate and raise awareness to the fact that the presence of museums are important in experiencing culture, cultural exchange, art, development and mutual understanding between people of all kinds. We’d like to celebrate today by mentioning…
What To Do in Cape Town in May

What To Do in Cape Town in May

South African Independent Film Festival If you’re a fan of creative independent films, this is definitely the event for you. You’ll experience true works of art from both emerging and seasoned local South African filmmakers. Where: The Slug and Lettuce, Upper Kloof St,Tamboerskloof, Cape Town When: 24-27 May How much: FREE The Sound of…
stay fit on the go

Staying Fit On The Go

Staying fit while travelling can be tough. The good thing is, all Rockwell All Suite Hotel & Apartments guests enjoy full access to our on-site gym! We spoke to a few of our guests while enjoying our gym facilities and came up with this quick & easy routine to help you stay fit on-the-go!…
What to Do in Cape Town this April

What to Do in Cape Town in April

April has arrived and so have the dark mornings and cooler weather. But don’t let the looming winter get you down. We’ve got a list of fun and exciting events happening in the Mother City this month and there’s a little something for everyone!
Hotel Etiquette 101

Hotel Etiquette 101

Whether you're being a tourist in your very own city or visiting elsewhere as a guest, you’re always looking for a superb yet comfortable experience at the hotel you’re visiting, right?

10 Things to Do Over the School Holidays

The April school holidays have arrived and now parents all over Cape Town are thinking: how on earth am I going to keep my children happy and entertained? The holidays may have crept up too quickly for comfort, but you’re in luck! There are plenty of fun and exciting child-friendly activities (that don’t have to…
Buy in Cape Town

Why Now is The Time to Buy in Cape Town

The choice to purchase one of Rockwell All Suite Hotel’s apartments is a solid-gold investment opportunity and deciding to keep it in the hotel pool comes with many benefits.
Cape Town – The Hub For International Business Expos & Events

Cape Town – The Hub For International Business Expos & Events

Cape Town is one of Africa's favourite business conferencing and expos hubs with numerous international business events being held in Cape Town every year.

Fit & Fantastic with Cape Town’s 2018 Sporting Events

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or really committed to your resolutions, marathon and cycling season is just around the corner. We’ve decided to compile the top 5 bits of helpful information to get you through your event.
Rockwell Hotel Starting 2018 in Style

Starting 2018 In Style

Yes, we’re going full Gatsby this year, and we invite - nay, implore - you to join us! Utilise our hotel as your haven during this time.
Cape Malay Buffet Cape Town

Cape Malay 3 Course Lunch Buffet

Starting today, The Rockwell is hosting a daily Cape Malay 3-course lunch buffet from 12:30-15:00 until the 23rd of December.
Water Conscious Hotel in Cape Town

Water Conscious Hotel

Rockwell Hotel is doing its best to encourage guests to save water. Read our entry on being a Water Conscious Hotel in Cape Town.
December at The Rockwell Hotel

December at The Rockwell Hotel – 2017

Halloween has come and gone again. Costumes were impressive, music was live, entrance was free and if you missed out, you missed out!


Leading South African comedian David Kau is about to turn 40 and to celebrate his 20 years of being a stand-up comedian, he has started his international tour of his latest one-man show: Half Man Half Comic. The tour started in September in Maseru, Lesotho and has already been to Polokwane, Port Shepstone and Empangeni…
The Divas live at the Rockwell Dinner Theatre

THE DIVAS – Live at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

~THE DIVAS AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE ~ Under the musical direction of Karen Zoid, Thembeka Mnguni and Samantha Leonard team up to provide you with a state of the art stage production LIVE at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre. These two leading ladies, previously seen on The Voice SA, perform in this classic and entertaining production to show off their…

Midweek Gifts

After dropping the Neighbourly Love @ The Rockwell Hotel bombshell on you a few weeks ago and then disappearing off the face of the earth, we can all agree that it’s been worth it!
We're Baaack

We’re baaack!

We’ve been AWOL for a week and we’re going to blame the weather, that’s our story and we’re sticking to it!

Hello world!

Are your admin staff your equivalent of Santa’s elves? Say thank you to them for keeping you on track at our Secretary’s Brunch for National Secretary’s Day on 6th September.

It’s raining!

Or it will be. Following last weekend’s fun in the sun, we’re finally being blessed with some much needed hydration. We still urge you to be considerate when it comes to your usage, water doesn’t grow on trees and all that. We’re aware that we’ve completely warped this idiom. Our world class conference facilities are…

We’re back with some great news!

In not-so-surprising contrast to last weekend, it is Cape Town after all, the sun will be blessing us and to encourage you to get out and about too, you can have your breakfast and lunch outside in the piazza. This weekend only – 29th & 30th July, we have a 40% discount ‘Madness Special’ going…

Hello world, it’s The Rockwell!

This is the first of our weekly blogs to come, bringing you all of the excitement we have on offer at the time. Cape Town is blerrie freezing at the moment and although that means the V&A Waterfront might be easier to traffic due to an efflux in visitors, it also means that you’d probably prefer cosying…

Tripadvisor – Certificate of Excellence 2017

For the 4th year in a row, The Rockwell Dinner Theatre has been awarded Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2017. We are so chuffed and happy with this award and we thought we would share it here. Come and see what all the fuss is about!
never@ home dinner theatre

Never@Home Will Be Back!

Never@Home would like to sing, dance and rave about our recent experience at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre. We were a party of 5 and would certainly go again in order to experience the good times all over again. We are also excited to recommend this unique and truly South African experience to our guests at…
dinner theatre buffet cape town

The Inspiration

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” ~ Julia Child We love this saying and we wholeheartedly agree. Our guests from all over the world (and all over the country!) are loving this buffet that forms a part of our show “Kaapse Stories from the Mother City”! You can tell by all…
Lilizela Tourism Award

Our Lilizela Tourism Award

Dear Friends of Kaapse Stories, Our team would like to share with you our excitement about the two “Lilizela Tourism Awards” which we have received last week for our outstanding tourism offering at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, Green Point, Western Cape . The “Lilizela Award” was introduced by the Ministry of Tourism and South African Tourism with the aim…