5 - 7 MAY 2017

ARNOLD CLASSIC AFRICA

5 MAY 2017 - 7 MAY 2017

ACCOMMODATION BOOKINGS

The quoted rates are:

  • Inclusive of Bed & Breakfast
  • Applicable per room/per night
  • Inclusive of 14% VAT
  • Excludes 1% Tourism Levy on accommodation only
  • All double room rates refer to a maximum of two adults per room.
  • Quoted in South African Rand (ZAR)

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • No rooms are being held in advance.
  • Delegates to make reservations directly with the hotel of choice.
  • Rooms will be sold on a first come first serve basis, subject and availability - Terms and Conditions apply.
  • Rates for other Room  Types available on request

 

Please make your booking directly with the Hotel of your choice, using the listed contact information & Block Code as reference.

CLICK HERE and receive the Arnold Classic Africa special rate from tsogosun.

GARDEN COURT MORNINGSIDE, SANDTON 3★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 272961

For online bookings: Click here

 

Corner of Rivonia & Cullinan Close, Morningside Sandton

(Distance from Sandton Convention Centre: 2.5km)

 

Call: +27 11 884 1180

E-mail: gcmorningside.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R1295.00

Standard Double     R1295.00

GARDEN COURT SANDTON CITY 3★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 1506473

For online bookings: Click here

 

Corner of Maude and West Streets, Sandton

(Distance from Sandton Convention Centre: Adjacent)

 

Call: +27 11 269 7000

E-mail: gcsandtoncity.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single    R1345.00

Standard Double   R1450.00

HOLIDAY INN SANDTON 4★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 1974956

For online bookings: Click here

 

123 Rivonia Road, Sandton

(Distance from Sandton Convention Centre: 1km)

 

Call: +27 11 282 0000

E-mail: reservations@hisandton.co.za

Standard Single       R995.00

Standard Double     R1295.00

SOUTHERN SUN HYDE PARK 4★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 408450

For online bookings: Click here

 

1st Road, Hyde Park, Sandton

(Distance from Sandton Convention Centre: 6.1km)

 

Call: +27 11 341 8080

E-mail: sshydepark.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R1515.00

Standard Double     R1685.00

SOUTHERN SUN KATHERINE STREET 4★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 277200

For online bookings: Click here

 

115 Katherine Street, Sandton

(Distance from Sandton Convention Centre: 1.5km)

 

Call: +27 11 884 8544

E-mail: sskatherinestreet.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R1570.00

Standard Double     R1770.00

CROWNE PLAZA ROSEBANK 4★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 1438403

For online bookings: Click here

 

Corner Fifth & Alice Streets, Sandton

(Distance from Sandton Convention Centre: Adjacent)

 

Call: +27 11 780 5000

E-mail: sandtonsun.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R1600.00

Standard Double     R1800.00

SANDTON SUN 5★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 3364241

For online bookings: Click here

 

Corner Fifth & Alice Streets, Sandton

(Distance from Sandton Convention Centre: Adjacent)

 

Call: +27 11 780 5000

E-mail: sandtonsun.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R2200.00

Standard Double     R2450.00

INTERCONTINENTAL SANDTON TOWERS 5★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 425210

For online bookings: Click here

 

Corner Fifth & Maude Streets, Sandton

(Distance from Sandton Convention Centre: Adjacent)

 

Call: +27 11 780 5555

E-mail: reservations@icsandtontowers.com

Standard Single       R2095.00

Standard Double     R2345.00

SUN SQUARE HOTEL, MONTECASINO 3★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 1308154

For online bookings: Click here

 

Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg

 

Call: +27 11 557 7007

E-mail: sunsquare.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R1345.00

Standard Double     R1345.00

SOUTHERN SUN MONTECASINO 4★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 1308153

For online bookings: Click here

 

Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg

 

Call: +27 11 367 4367

E-mail: ssmontecasino.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R2305.00

Standard Double     R2665.00

THE PALAZZO MONTECASINO 5★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 1308152

For online bookings: Click here

 

Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg

 

Call: +27 11 510 3000

E-mail: palazzoreservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R3090.00

Standard Double     R3480.00

SOUTHERN SUN OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOTEL 4★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 0205AR

For online bookings: Click here

 

OR Tambo International Airport, Jones Road, Kempton Park

 

Call: +27 11 977 3600

E-mail: ssortambo.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R1050.00

Standard Double     R1225.00

GARDEN COURT OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOTEL 3★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 0205AG

For online bookings: Click here

 

2 Hulley Road, Islando Ext 3, Kempton Park

 

Call: +27 11 392 1062

E-mail: gcortambo.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R950.00

Standard Double     R950.00

GARDEN COURT EASTGATE 3★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 0205AR

For online bookings: Click here

 

Ernst Oppenheimer Ave, Bruma

 

Call: +27 11 622 0570

E-mail: gceastgate.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R950.00

Standard Double     R950.00

GARDEN COURT MILPARK 3★

For telephonic bookings use Block Code: 0205AR

For online bookings: Click here

 

Crn Empire Road & Owl Street, Milpark

 

Call: +27 11 219 1000

E-mail: gcmilpark.reservations@tsogosun.com

Standard Single       R950.00

Standard Double     R950.00

SOUTH AFRICA WELCOME

 

We are proud to present the 2nd ARNOLD CLASSIC AFRICA, 2017 in South Africa – the biggest multi-sport event on the African Continent. This signature event is completely moulded, designed and delivered in conjunction with the ARNOLD CLASSIC INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP EVENTS in USA, Brazil, Australia, Asia and Europe. Athletes, spectators, fans both young and old can enjoy a complete multi-sport program involving more than 50 sporting disciplines, exhibitions and championships as well as a FITNESS AND LIFESTYLE EXPO dedicated to promise healthy lifestyles. This all takes place under one roof with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in the incredible Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng.

LOCATION

 

Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Arnold Classic Africa is to be held in the City of Gold, Johannesburg, the preferred location, “with one of the best climates in the world, Gauteng is a prime destination all year round. Come summer or winter. The province generally experiences sunny, windless days that are the perfect springboard for showcasing the pulse of South Africa’s sporting hub.”

 

  • 1000 Tsogo Sun hotel rooms adjoining the SCC
  • 5000 Hotel rooms in close proximity
  • Easy access from OR Tambo
  • International Airport via rapid-rail Gautrain or by road
  • Unparalleled attractions your doorstep
  • Unique retail therapy opportunities ranging from world-class international fashion houses and specialist diamond and jewellery stores to local fashion, dept stores and an abundance of African art, crafts and curios,

theatre, entertainment, dining and nightlife.

EVENT VENUE

 

The Sandton Convention Centre is one of South Africa’s most prestigious and technologically advanced business, conference and event centres. Situated in northern Johannesburg, in the heart of Sandton’s business, hotel and entertainment district, Sandton Convention Centre offers easy access to over 5 000 hotel rooms, is adjacent to the country’s top shopping and entertainment complexes and provides nearly 11 000 secure parking bays.

 

The centre is less than 5 minute walk from Sandton City Shopping Centre and the Sandton Gautrain Station. This provides easy and safe travelling from Pretoria, Midrand, OR Tambo International Airport and Rosebank. Additionally, guests have easy access from the Gautrain Station into the SCC through Nelson Mandela Square.

TRANSPORTATION

 

The Gautrain is a state-of-the-art rapid rail network in Gauteng. The rail connection comprises of two links, namely a link between Pretoria and Johannesburg and a link between OR Tambo International Airport and Sandton. Apart from the three anchor stations on these two links, seven other stations are linked by approximately 80 kilometres of rail along the route. Avoid traffic, leave early and use the Gautrain. (5min walk to Sandton Convention Centre)

 

Three Anchor Stations:

• OR Tambo International Airport;

• Pretoria; and

• Johannesburg.

 

The seven other stations:

• Rosebank;

• Sandton;

• Marlboro;

• Midrand;

• Centurion;

• Hatfield; and

• Rhodesfield (Kempton Park)

 

This modern train will offer international standard of public transport with high levels of safety, reliability, predictability and comfort. Besides the commuter service, air passengers have a dedicated service between OR Tambo International Airport and Sandton. Detailed information on Gautrain as well as Gautrain bus schedules and prices can be found on www.gautrain.co.za.

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

Tsogo Sun, Africa’s premier hospitality, gaming and entertainment group, warmly welcomes you.

 

A company of unparalleled variety, footprint and scale, Tsogo Sun is listed on the JSE and proudly encompasses a portfolio of 14 casinos and entertainment destinations, strategically located across 6 provinces in South Africa, as well as over 90 hotels in South Africa, Africa, the Seychelles and the Middle East. This includes elegant, individually branded luxury hotels, full service through to select service and properties catering to the budget conscious travellers.

 

With a vision to provide excellence in hospitality, leisure, gaming and entertainment, our portfolio includes a variety of theatres, cinemas, more than 300 restaurants and bars; and over 250 conference and banqueting facilities, including the internationally and locally renowned Sandton Convention Centre.

 

Our vision is to provide quality hospitality and leisure experiences at every one of our destinations. Tsogo Sun has the perfect experience for you.

The bus will stop at all of the hotels:

Holiday Inn Sandton

Sandton Sun Katherine

Garden Court Morningside

 

The following hotels are walking distance from the venue, Sandton Convention Centre:

The Garden Court Sandton City

The InterContinental Sandton

Sandton Sun

MAP

GENERAL

VISAS

Holders of passports of many countries do not need visas to enter South Africa. See the list available at:http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/immigration-services/exempt-countries. Citizens of other countries need to apply for the visitor’s visa.

 

TIME DIFFERENCE

Standard Time Zone for Johannesburg: UTC/GMT + 2 hours. More info at: http://24timezones.com/

 

CLIMATE

During the month of May, the average daily temperature is 12.6°C (54.70F). Average high: 18.9°C (66.00F), average low: 7.2°C (45.00F). Average rainy days: 2.9 and relative humidity: 56%.

 

ELECTRICAL CURRENT

230 V / 50 Hz, plug / socket type C / D / M / N. For more information visit: http://www.worldstandards.eu/electricity/plug-voltage-by-country

 

LANGUAGE

South Africa has eleven official languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa, and Zulu. English is recognised as the language of commerce and science and remains the de facto lingua franca of the nation (used to make communication possible between people who do not share a native language).

 

CURRENCY

The national currency in South Africa is SOUTH AFRICAN RAND (ZAR).

1.00 USD = 13.67 ZAR (as for Dec. 13th, 2016)

1.00 EUR = 14.50 ZAR (as for Dec. 13th, 2016)

Current rates at: http://www.x-rates.com/table/?from=ZAR&amount=1

 

All major credit cards are accepted at most major hotels, department stores and restaurants.

 

MEDIA ACCREDITATION

Professional photos will be available during and after the event. All persons wishing to obtain media accreditation for the event must contact Arnold Classic Media Office - Bronwyn Roets at bronwyn@eu-pr.com

 

SANDTON SHOPPING MALL