<< backPublished: 2009-10-27
Misty Hills Launches NEW facilities ahead of the Soccer World Cup
Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa celebrated the launch of their new facilities and room opening, in an official ceremony that took place on Friday, 30th September 2009 at Misty Hills.
The hotel has recently undergone a 30 million rand upgrade including the addition of 62 new rooms ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup. In response to demand from overseas tourists and local corporate conferencing, the new en-suite rooms have increased Misty Hill’s room capacity to 215.
The ceremony was officiated by Recreation Africa Executive Chairman, Robert Forsyth and Executive Director, Adele Forsyth, who welcomed and addressed the guests. Group Operations Manager, Gilbert Hickman led the site inspection of the hotel facilities, including plans for the new Exhibition Centre which is set to open in February 2010. The official proceedings were followed by dinner at the Carnivore.
The guest list includes Recreation Africa directors and management, local government, as well as corporate representatives and conference organisers. VIP’s included Jomo Sono, Adv. Lentswe Mokgatle, along with others.
Overlooking the Kromdraai Valley on the edge of the Cradle of Humankind, Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa is a magnificent country retreat located in Muldersdrift, 25 km from Johannesburg. The charming stone-built and thatched hotel is set in lavish landscaped gardens abundant with bird life.
Leisure facilities include two swimming pools, a gym, games room and the magical Peregrine Castle kiddie’s playground. Misty Hills also offers 17 African themed conference and events venues, including a spa conferencing facility. The Spa in the Country is an oasis in which to unwind and rejuvenate - designed as an African sanctuary, the spa follows a natural approach to skin and body care, infusing modern therapies with African herbs and oils. Surrounded by indigenous gardens and cascading water features, The Signature Room is perfect for indulgent special occasions. The spa boasts amongst its accolades, “Health Spa of the Year” and a consistent place in the top 5 spas in South Africa.
Adjacent to Misty Hills is the award winning Carnivore Restaurant – ‘Africa’s Greatest Eating Experience,’ which offers guests a unique dining experience, including a selection of succulent charcoal-grilled domestic and game meats, served from Maasai swords.
Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa is an affiliate of the Warwick International group of hotels and is also part of Recreation Africa which prides itself on the development of hotels and restaurants with a truly African ambience.