With the arrival of Summer in Cape Town, its star-lit skyline as a backdrop and fresh, sea air to wash away the Covid blues, the President Hotel has ushered in the season with their ever-popular Savanna Summer Silent Movie Nights showcasing all-time favourites for a girl’s night out, a family affair or romantic romp.

Joanne Clayton, Marketing and Brand Manager at the President Hotel says this revival of their cinema under the stars is a good way to welcome locals back to the hotel, and provide an added experience for guests who may be travelling for business or leisure. 

She adds that from a facilities perspective, an outdoor cinema tackles a lot of the social-distancing issues that lockdown has presented.

“We have applied all the required hygiene and health protocols as set out by the WHO,  but without compromising on the experience – the smell of popcorn, the big screen, and the sound turned way up!” Clayton explains.

The movie schedule kicks off on Thursday, 5 November with Clueless, a must for the ladies followed by –

November 12 – 500 Days of Summer

November 19 -The Devil Wears Prada

November 26 –  A Star is Born

December 3 –  How Stella Got Her Groove Back

December 10 – Jerry Maguire

Tickets are R290 per person and include a bean bag (first come first serve for your spot on the turf), popcorn, Whispers, headphone rental, gourmet picnic box, and a Savanna. And if you fancy the VIP treatment, for R490 per person you get a reserved front row, lounge seat, headphone rental, popcorn, Lindt chocolates, Pongracz, Savanna, VIP picnic box, and a gift!  Doors open at 6pm and the movie starts at 8pm.      

Joanne recommends taking advantage of their sleepover special where you can watch the movie from your balcony and make a night of it.

Bookings can be made directly with the hotel on 021 434 8111 or email [email protected].

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