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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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Congrats to our Lilizela Imvelo Winners!

We are very pleased to announce that the City Lodge Hotel Group had two national winners in the 1 and 2 star hotel category, Road Lodge East London and Town Lodge Midrand, in last week’s 2014 Annual Lilizela/Imvelo Sustainable Development Awards. This is a wonderful and well deserved achievement for General Managers, Francois van Heerden [...]

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MTN Moves in with Us!

We are proud to announce our recent partnership with MTN to bring world class Wi-Fi connectivity and cutting edge communication technology to our 51 hotel strong group. Utilising  MTN’s high speed next generation fibre optic network, we will be upgrading the Wi-Fi internet and voice services for our guests, while also enhancing our internal network, [...]

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Reducing our carbon emissions is just what we do…

We’re feeling rather pleased with ourselves … in the year ending June we cut our total greenhouse gas emissions by 16.5%, meaning we’ve slashed them by 28.3% over the past four years! This focused drive to reduce our carbon emissions stems from our enthusiasm for energy efficiency, sustainability, and environmental responsibility. But let’s make those [...]

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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 [...]