Business Photoshoots – Limited Time offer


Please note:
This was offer is available to photographers and Media Generators who book our hotel rooms and function areas for Business Purposes or for Commercial Media and Publication Work

Lockdown and Self-Isolation were critical, but now we need to restart and reboot our businesses! We need to start implementing the recovery, and getting your business cash flow positive is essential!

Don’t Wait!

We need to jump
out of the blocks
running at full speed!

The requirements set forth to businesses to re-open entails that you to do a lot of work on your hygiene and sanitising work, as well as track and trace, purchasing of non-touch thermometers, etc, etc, for your studio space…

…so why not use us instead?

For the next few weeks, while our bookings and services are not yet at capacity, we would like to offer you our Presidential and Executive Suites at only R3,000 and R2,000 respectively, for “Day-Use” or other rooms to work in, from as little only R1,000 per day (see form below)

So if you have work you can do in our Business Accommodation spaces or looking for a place to work from for the media generation of editorial publications and recording or broadcasting, why not book in at the Royal Elephant Hotel and Conference Centre for a day of creativity!

Have a look at our Rooms and Suites and see if it will suit your needs!

All rooms are cleaned and sanitised according to the requirements set forth by the government as well as suggested measures by TTA, TBCSA & FEDHASA

Only guests of the Royal Elephant Hotel and Conferencing & Function guests may use the Hotel and Grounds for Photoshoots.

Because of this, a photographer will need to book a room for Day-Use should they want to shoot at the Royal Elephant. If no rooms are available, we are too busy to be able to accommodate you for a photo shoot.

Even if you do not intend to use a room to shoot in, we still require the room booking and you can use the room as a location to prep in (styling, Hair and Make-up) as well as a storage area for wardrobe and equipment not used for a specific part of your shoot (it helps to keep clutter in public areas to a minimum and also reduces the chance of theft or other losses.

a Day-Use room allows…

  • Usage for 1 to 6 hours,
  • Checkout no later than 5pm – Delays in Checkout will switch your room to an overnight stay and create a new booking for you.
  • no sleepover allowed, 
  • a max of 6 people (photographers, assistants, stylists and models all included)

You may also shoot in hotel public spaces, as long as they are not occupied by other guests, or interfering with the safety and/or tranquillity of other guests and patrons. Please ask the Media Manager if you are unsure!

The Social Distancing Guidelines for Business is as follows:

  • Remain 1,5m apart at all times
  • Face Masks are required in all public areas. Face shields for any “close-in” contact where a distance of 1.5m cannot be maintained
  • Frequently sanitize and adhere to handwashing guidelines
  • Refrain from clustering in groups

To book a room or request more information, please fill in the form below:

Please understand that we can only book business accommodation spaces for shoots as prescribed in the Government Gazette any other shoots will, unfortunately, have to wait until such a time as we have clearance from the government.

According to Lockdown Level Guidelines, The Hotel is only open for Business accommodation and ALL OTHER SERVICES are closed.