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Celebrate the gift of a mother at Emperors Palace

24 April 2012

Someone once said, "Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever"- and this Mother’s Day, Emperors Palace is dedicating the month of May to all mothers. As the day is traditionally commemorated on the second Sunday of May, The Palace of Dreams has put together a range of special events and packages to complete the perfect Mother’s Day experience.

Because mothers should not only be honoured and celebrated for one day; Emperors Palace has extended its dedicated Mother’s Day specials for the entire month of May. An array of pre-celebratory specials from accommodation, cuisine and entertainment has been selected to ensure that every mother feels a little spoilt. 

The official Mother’s Day weekend starts with a breakfast and motivational talk, Make Your Soul Smile, by renowned speaker Brett Shuttleworth on 12 May in 64@ The Palace. It is a great way to get some deep spiritual insight from an international supermodel, professional sportsman and seasoned businessman that is “very easy on the eye”. Tickets are R250 a person, include breakfast and can be booked through or 011 928 1297/1213. 

The Queen of the Nile restaurant starts off Mother’s Day with a lavish buffet lunch on 13 May for R175 per person with a variety of delicacies to satisfy a wide range of palates. Conservatory styled Aurelia’s restaurant, located in the spectacular D’oreale Grande hotel has created a delicious Mother’s Day lunch for R240 per person. Moms will be treated with a special gift at both Aurelia’s and Queen of the Nile restaurant. Bookings for Queen of the Nile can made through Nobanzi Ratsebe on 011 928 1353 or for Aurelia’s bookings contact Christine Hlatshwayo on 011 928 1908.For all the mothers out there who fancy an evening of Greek delight, the gorgeous and talented international Greek performer Despina Vandi will be performing live at Emperors Palace on 12 May. The glitzy show will create a lifetime of memories. Vandi has an amazing stage presence and an outstanding voice that will dazzle audiences into dancing and clapping to the beat of her famous tunes. Tickets to the Greek show of the year are priced from R800 per person and can be booked through Africa Pacific Promotions on 011 788 7514 / 7693 during office hours. Emperors Palace gives fathers and children the opportunity to allow the most important woman in their lives to wake up in the lap of luxury and elegance on Mother’s Day. Accommodation packages consist of an assortment of different room offers from the various hotels at Emperors Palace. 

From the luxurious 5-star D’oreale Grande hotel, 4-star Peermont Mondior hotel and the 3-star Peermont Metcourt Suites and Peermont Metcourt hotel - all accommodation packages include dinner followed by a delicious breakfast and a gift in the room to complete the special day. Prices range from R2 720 per double room at the D’oreale Grande hotel with dinner at Aurelia’s, to R1 700 per double room at the Peermont Mondior hotel with dinner at the culture rich Queen of the Nile buffet restaurant. For those who are looking for something different, the Peermont Metcourt Suites offers accommodation at R1 460 per double room or R1 350 per double room at the Peemont Metcourt hotel. Both accommodation offers are inclusive of dinner at Queen of the Nile restaurant. Bookings can be made through Central Reservations on 0860 777 900.

Every mother deserves some pampering and relaxation, so why not treat your special lady to the award winning Octavia’s Day Spa health and beauty packages. Special treatments and therapies are available to ensure that there is something special for everyone. Visit for bookings and further information. 

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