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City Escapes: Femmelifestyle transports back to a bygone era at CL Pinelands

We love how blogger Heather from Femmelifestyle took a one night staycation at our Pinelands hotel and really turned it into a great little holiday. She took the idea of being a tourist in your own city and ran with it! “I live about give or take 45km’s from Pinelands but be that as it [...]

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Turn Up The Heat!

Summer has started and the holidays are fast approaching! We don’t think that means it’s time to sit on your laurels though – instead we want you to turn up the heat! The December holidays mean family, friends and fun, but they also mean a lot of food and little exercise. This can be because [...]

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City Escapes: City Girl Vibe explores Cape Town

Tasneem Thomas recently came to stay with us at Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport (Road Lodge CTIA), a hotel that she declared “all sorts of amazing!” Tasneem, or Tazz for short, is a Capetonian and avid blogger on her popular site City Girl Vibe. She loves her city, so we asked her to join [...]

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City Escapes: 5 Star Durban sends Meredith Haywood to City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge

The team from the popular tourism site 5 Star Durban, recently visited us at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga after having happily accepted the challenge of becoming tourists in their own city. And what good tourists they turned out to be, fitting in a ride on the Ricksha along with a trip up the Moses Mabhida [...]

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What makes Marlyn Grové and her team at City Lodge Hotel Bloemfontein a successful housekeeping team?

No matter what City Lodge Hotel Group hotel you visit, you will find employees living out our motto of “People caring for people”. Marlyn Grové, Executive Housekeeper for City Lodge Hotel Bloemfontein, is one of those people. She and her housekeeping team work hard to keep the hotel shipshape and welcoming, endeavouring to create the [...]

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City Escapes: Tamika Doubell explores Port Elizabeth

We recently encouraged our readers to get out there and explore their own cities as a tourist would – to see the sights that we forget are just at our doorstep when we’re caught up in the humdrum continuum of ‘real life’… Based in Cape Town, but originally a PE local, Tamika Doubell jumped at the [...]

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Roadtrip with City Lodge Hotel Group

South Africa has an incredible amount to offer visitors, both local and international. And what most people don’t realise; is that nothing beats hitting the road for seeing South Africa in all its glory. A roadtrip in our beautiful country is so much more than highways, freeways and the final destination – the roadtrip is [...]