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Tsogo Sun's SunSquare City Bowl Hotel

Project Type:




Locations :

Cape Town, South Africa

Surface Area (m²/Sq Ft)

1000 m2


SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl is the hottest new hotel in Cape Town’s city centre. Rubio Monocoat was specified on the interior wooden surfaces.

Product specified: RMC Oil Plus 2C - Walnut, applied to furniture, skirtings, cupboards and verneer doors.

Project Objective: 
To enhance the the natural grain of the wooden surfaces, by using a finish that reinforced the interior design theme of Tsogo Suns's SunSquare in Cape Town.

Client Overview:
Tsogo Sun is Africa’s premier hospitality, gaming and entertainment group. 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 100 hotels in Africa, the Seychelles and Middle East. This includes elegant, individually branded luxury hotels such as the SunSquare City Bowl Hotel in Cape Town.

Their portfolio includes a variety of theatres, cinemas, more than 300 restaurants and bars; and over 250 conference and banqueting facilities.

Endorsement Statement: 
“We utilised Rubio Monocoat on the interior wooden surfaces of the SunSquare & Stay Easy City Bowl Hotels in Cape Town because of their 0% VOC (Non-toxic) products, unique protection, as well as the ease of application and maintenance. Rubio Monocoat’s comprehensive product range and service offering, means we are spoilt for choice on colour options. The Rubio Monocoat product, which we specified (RMC Oil Plus 2C), enhanced the natural grain of the timber and promoted a richness and depth of colour." - Jenna Page (Blacksmith Interior Designer)

Images credit to: Tsogo Sun
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