Posted by Sade Williams
aha Hotels & Lodges is pleased to announce the completion of aha Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centres extensive $111,000 conference venues refurbishment. This unique “Place of Meeting” boasts with 19 exclusively designed conference venues.
Recognised as one of the leading conference and event venues in Gauteng, aha Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centre offers the ultimate in conference venue experience. Located only 12.5 km from OR Tambo International Airport, Kopanong Hotel is situated on a tranquil Country Estate, isolated and far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city life, yet conveniently situated only 30 km from the Johannesburg and Pretoria City centres.
The upgrade included a complete internal and external overhaul of the hotel’s conference centres. Modernised designs incorporated through new wall décor, lighting, carpeting and the addition of bespoke furniture to its Business Centre and Conference lobby area. Touch-ups and recolouring were incorporated in the reception area, all public areas, guest restrooms and corridors.
aha Hotels & Lodges CEO, Neil Bald says, “We have realised flexible places for informal meetings are a priority as well, which has resulted in the creation of more breakaway spaces outside the meeting rooms where delegates can continue their discussions. In addition to this we have enhanced the wireless connectivity with ample bandwidth in all areas, affording delegates and guests seamless and uninterrupted connectivity.” The new lobby space can be utilised for intimate cocktail receptions and informal business meetings.
The conference rooms offer flexibility by maximising venue space through opening the various partition doors, accommodating a maximum of 400 guests in cinema style seating, 270 delegates in school room seating and up to 260 guests in banquet style. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Hotel.
Kopanong Hotel comprises of 56 fully detached chalets offering a total of 166 bedrooms. Each chalet consists of 3 individual rooms with private entrances, which can be opened up via inter-leading doors to allow complete access in order to accommodate group bookings, transforming the rooms into a luxury villa. Each bedroom is equipped with tea/coffee making facilities, microwave available in all suites, flat-screen TV, DSTV, free Wi-Fi, refrigerator, air conditioning, and private bathroom with a bath and shower.
aha Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centre features an outdoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, squash and beach volleyball court and mini Team Building area. Transportation is easily accessible with Gauteng Rhodesfield Train Station, only 10km from Kopanong Hotel. The hotel also offers free parking and complimentary scheduled shuttle service to and from OR Tambo International Airport.