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City Lodge Hotel Group has a variety of hotels dedicated to providing you with comfort at a level that suits you. With 5 Courtyard Hotels (480 rooms), 19 City Lodge Hotels (3281 rooms), 12 Town Lodges (1507 rooms) and 23 Road Lodges (2 272 rooms), the Group has a total of 7540 rooms and ranks among the 250 largest hotel chains in the world. We are dedicated to providing quality accommodation for business, leisure and 'bleisure' travellers in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Mozambique. From basic, functional rooms to magnificent luxury studios, we have the range and experience to give you unbelievable service and exceptional accommodation at a price you can afford and in a location near to where you want to be. Go to for more information.
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Treat yourself to chocolate cake and coffee for only R65!
World Chocolate Day is on 7 July, and City Lodge Hotels is celebrating by treating you with a chocolate cake and coffee combo deal priced at only R65. This special offer is available for the whole month of July 2024, so head to your nearest Courtyard Hotel, City Lodge Hotel, or Town Lodge across South Africa and treat yourself. 4 Jul 2024 Read more

Pictured: (from left): Glenn McGinn (emcee from Visual Feast Group), Rudi Mueller (head judge), Jeff Scheuremans (organiser), Trevor Boyd (judge and general manager of F&B operations at City Lodge Hotels), contestants from Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City are Evans Mtombela (chef de partie), Erick Mbudu (junior sous chef), Ro-Anne Williams (pastry/commis chef) and Natalie Schoonbee (executive chef), and Martin Kobald (organiser)
The heat of the kitchen, the pressure of the clock counting down, and the scrutiny of the judges and spectators – culinary competitions are not for the faint hearted! The team of four chefs from Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City proved they were up to the challenge and were named Game of Chefs 2024 champions, walking away with the winner’s trophy, gold medals, certificates, and a whopping R40,000 cash prize. 2 Jul 2024 Read more

Father's Day deals to spoil all the dads at City Lodge Hotels
At City Lodge Hotels, we’re celebrating parents this season! After spoiling moms in May, it’s time to treat the dads this June. Our special offer helps families show appreciation for father figures without breaking the bank. Cheers to the 'rents! 30 May 2024 Read more

City Lodge Hotels' Clifford Ross inducted into Fedhasa Hall of Fame
City Lodge Hotels celebrates former CEO Clifford Ross's induction into the prestigious, inaugural Hospitality Hall of Fame by the Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (Fedhasa). The award is well-deserved recognition for his remarkable contribution to the group and industry during his illustrious career. 15 May 2024 Read more

Planet vs. Plastics: City Lodge Hotels’ eco-initiatives make sustainability easy
World Earth Day 2024 on 22 April was themed “Planet vs. Plastics” and City Lodge Hotels is proud of its achievements in this area, notably in its hotel bathrooms. Since August 2020, our bathroom amenities have been free from single-use plastic, thanks to our partnership with The Bespoke Amenities Company, and this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to sustainability initiatives across our 59 hotels. 23 Apr 2024 Read more

Sleep Easy with City Lodge Hotels! Bedtime Stories for Business People launched
Morning wake-up calls have been a staple at hotels since the early 1900s. Now, City Lodge Hotels is pioneering its own brand of nocturnal hospitality, with Bedtime Stories for Business People. Anxious travellers tossing and turning the night before a dreaded conference or pitch have recourse to a witty repertoire of bespoke tales – funny, nuanced audible narratives with genuinely relaxing properties. 20 Mar 2024 Read more

Calling all last resorters: City Lodge Hotels' quarterly break saves the day!
As South Africans look forward to a series of upcoming public holidays – Human Rights Day on 21 March, the Easter long weekend from 29 March to 1 April, and Workers’ Day on 1 May – the rush to book accommodation begins. City Lodge Hotels understands the last-minute booking frenzy and has the perfect solution. 14 Mar 2024 Read more

Cheers to St Patrick's Day! Guinness specials and more at City Lodge Hotels!
You don’t need a pot of gold to celebrate St Patrick’s Day – it’s easy to go green at City Lodge Hotels! Head to any Courtyard Hotel, City Lodge Hotel, or Town Lodge in South Africa on the weekend of 15 -17 March 2024 (inclusive) and enjoy 2 x Guinness 440ml cans to share for only R75. This iconic stout with its signature gold harp logo and velvety black liquid is perfect for celebrating the holiday in true Irish style. 11 Mar 2024 Read more

City Lodge Hotels introduces Suhoor Breakfasts for Ramadan guests
As the holy month of Ramadan approaches, Muslims around the world are preparing for a period of fasting, prayer, and reflection. This year, Ramadan begins on 9 March and ends on 8 or 9 April, depending on the sighting of the moon, marking a time of spiritual growth and community bonding. 8 Mar 2024 Read more

Latest staff appointments at City Lodge Hotels
City Lodge Hotels has announced a number of key staff appointments. 12 Feb 2024 Read more

Sip, savour, and save! City Lodge Hotels extends 4-for-3 Bucket Deal on select bevvies
We all love a bargain and City Lodge Hotels is putting money back in your pocket by extending its Bucket Deal on select beers, flavoured beers, and spritzers across all its hotels until 31 March 2024. Buy 4 and pay for 3 – now that’s a bargain worth ordering the bucket for! 8 Feb 2024 Read more

Be our someone special this Valentine’s Day and Month!
Love is always on trend, never more so than in February. City Lodge Hotels has cut through the profusion of crimson hearts and love-infused frippery to bring you the discount of dreams to spoil your special someone. 1 Feb 2024 Read more

City Lodge Hotels shares sustainability successes
The recent World Travel Market London highlighted travellers’ strong emphasis on sustainability in their choices. Euromonitor's research identifies eight traveller segments: eco-adventurers, blended travellers, leisure seekers, cultural explorers, luxury seekers, wellness worshippers, digital travellers, and adventure lovers. 30 Nov 2023 Read more

City Lodge Hotels' integrated report 2023 published
Get ready to dive into the City Lodge Hotels integrated report 2023, now available online: 27 Oct 2023 Read more

Summertime, and the livin' is easy at City Lodge Hotels!
City Lodge Hotels has burst into summer, with a new look and feel, enough to give you a double take. We've also got special offers galore to choose from, and our restaurants have beefed up their menus so you never need to leave your hotel. Let's dive in! 25 Oct 2023 Read more

City Lodge Hotels' robust annual results signal a resounding recovery
City Lodge Hotels' (CLH) reviewed provisional condensed consolidated results for the year to 30 June 2023 show an impressive recovery in occupancies, average room rates, and revenue post the Covid-19 pandemic and the severe effects of the lockdown on the hospitality and tourism industries. 25 Oct 2023 Read more

Transformation is a team sport: Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo, COO at City Lodge Hotels explains
As the hospitality industry evolves and faces new challenges and opportunities, City Lodge Hotels' forward-thinking chief operating officer (COO), Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo, shares key insights into how transformation, inclusivity, representation and diversity work together to build strong, connected teams and organisations that are successful and profitable. 14 Aug 2023 Read more

City Lodge Hotels delivers nearly 2000 #burgersofjoy!
When Nelson Mandela has a birthday, the whole world celebrates. On his birthday on 18 July - declared Nelson Mandela International Day by the United Nations in 2009 - it is customary to spend at least 67 minutes making a difference to the lives of vulnerable communities. 24 Jul 2023 Read more

City Lodge Hotels chef wins Global Pizza Challenge!
When Tracy Norton, a chef from City Lodge Hotel Victoria & Alfred Waterfront created a recipe for the Global Pizza Challenge 2023, she took a risk including elements of a dish she grew up with but wasn't a fan of - bobotie. 14 Jun 2023 Read more

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