IGARSS 2009 has negotiated special conference rates with hotels in Green Point and the Victoria & Albert Waterfront district, where dedicated transportation will be operating through the day to the conference location, the University of Cape Town. Please note that the travel time is approximately 30 minutes to UCT, which will depend on traffic, and should be taken into consideration when planning your day-to-day conference travel.

Please review the following preliminary information, which will assist you in planning for your travel to IGARSS 2009.

Southern Sun Hotels – The Cullinan (

Download the Booking Form, fill it out, and fax to the Cullinan at +27 21 425 8686.

One of the premier hotels within walking distance of the V&A Waterfront, the Southern Sun Cullinan Hotel offers multiple views of Table Mountain, the bustling harbour, the waterfront and the city. The hotel features rich architecture, elegance and style, with spacious guestrooms and luxurious baths. A full range of services is offered, inclusive of dining venues and health club.

Conference Rates – R 1650/night twin; R1450/night single

Protea Hotels – Victoria Junction & Cape Castle (Green Point) and Breakwater Lodge (V&A Waterfront)

Victoria Junction

Nazley - Reservations Manager
Group Reference: 412 703

Designed and built in an industrial chic style, The Protea Hotel Victoria Junction is a four-star hotel in Cape Town offering a unique and innovative city experience. The hotel is situated close to all major Cape Town attractions, allowing its guests easy access to restaurants, theatres, shopping and entertainment on the renowned Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Comprised of 172 guestrooms of different levels, many rooms afford views of Table Mountain, the waterfront and Cape Town Harbour. Conceived in the early stages of the film and production industry in Cape Town, the hotel, restaurant, bar, coffee shop and smoking lounge all depict scenes or actual sets from well-known films! High-speed wireless internet access is available through the hotel.

Conference Rates – R 1090/night single; R 715/person/night double

Cape Castle

Thersia - Reservations Manager
Group Reference: 52200

Enjoy the convenience of being on the doorstep of the V&A Waterfront at the Protea Hotel Cape Castle, a three-star hotel considered by many to be the best accommodation in Cape Town. The hotel features magnificent views of the Waterfront and the ocean. The stunning Cape Town hoel is within strolling distance of the Waterfront, sidewalk bistros and some of Cape Town’s most exciting restaurants, pubs and shops. This lovely hotel is considered to be a traveler’s home away from home.

Conference Rates – R 715/night single; R 475/person/night double

Breakwater Lodge

Eugene - Contact person
Group Reference: 694450

Just a minutes away from restaurants, theatres and shops, the Breakwater Lodge, one of the finest 3-start hotels operated by Protea Hotels, is a perfectly-positioned Cape Town hotel in the heart of the V&A Waterfront. Once a 19th century prison, Breakwater Lodge provides comfortable and affordable accommodations in Cape Town, overlooking the harbour and Table Mountain. In addition to its welcoming and comfortably furnished accommodations, including LCD TVs with satellite channels, radio and direct dial telephones, there are wireless hotspots available throughout the building. A la carte and self-service dining are available, as well as a business center open during office hours.

Conference Rates – R 650/night single; R 437/person/night double

City Lodge Hotels –V&A Waterfront (

Fiona - Contact person
Group Reference: "IGARSS Conference"

A centrally located hotel at the gateway to the vibrant and dynamic V&A Waterfront, within walking distance of Cape Town’s CBD (the very epicenter of the Western Cape), close to the N2 motorway and 15 minutes from the international airport. Wireless internet is available in the restaurant and in most guestrooms, with plugs for easy connectivity.

Conference Rates – Single: R935 B&B per room per night; Double: R1200 B&B per room per night

Hotel Dorm Accommodations

There are a limited number of dorm rooms available in Fuller Hall at R221 or US$32 per night. This reservation includes linen and towels. The rooms are single with shared ablutions. Breakfast is included.

No alcohol is allowed on the premises. Please note that this accommodation limited in number and preference will be for student registrants.

Download the Booking Form [.doc] here. Be sure to read the Terms and Conditions carefully.