AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront

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Tell us about your event, then we’ll contact you and plan it together.

  • 5

    Event Rooms

  • 2,927 sq ft

    Total Event Space

  • 160

    Capacity Largest Space

About This Venue

  • The hotel is located within walking distance to the Cape Town International Convention Center.

  • Four state-of-the-art meeting rooms provide over 250sqm of flexible event space.

  • All meeting rooms boast floor to ceiling windows, overlooking the Harbor.

  • Enjoy delectable catering options from creative coffee breaks to bespoke private dinners.

  • Our 188 guest rooms and suites can be configured to twin or king set up or interconnecting rooms.

  • Our event spaces boast cutting-edge audiovisual technology and high-speed internet access.

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Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

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  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Equipment and Services

Meeting Services

AV technician

Security guard

Business Equipment



Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Network/Internet printing

Overnight delivery/pickup


High-speed Internet access

Meeting rooms: Wired, Wireless


Capacity Chart

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  • The Helm
  • 23x12x9
  • 280
  • 12
  • Quay Side
  • 23x21x9
  • 484
  • 50
  • 18
  • 12
  • 9
  • 40
  • 30
  • Dock Side
  • 19x28x9
  • 538
  • 60
  • 24
  • 14
  • 15
  • 40
  • 30
  • Port
  • 30x29x9
  • 807
  • 80
  • 46
  • 16
  • 18
  • 70
  • 50
  • Starboard
  • 30x28x9
  • 818
  • 80
  • 46
  • 16
  • 18
  • 70
  • 50
  • Port Starboard
  • 59x56x18
  • 1,625
  • 160
  • 92
  • 32
  • 36
  • 140
  • 100

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example


Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

Setup Example

Conference and Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

Setup Example


Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Setup Example


Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

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