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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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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

Bottle or bar? A soapy case study
Is the end in sight for dinky bottles of toiletries in hotel bathrooms? The European Union (EU) is considering banning miniature hotel toiletries and single-use food containers in a bid to reduce wasteful packaging, reported Euronews. The proposal is part of the European Green Deal, which aims to reach net zero by 2050, separate economic growth from resource use and promote a circular economy within the EU. 9 Jun 2023 Read more

Book a Dadventurous weekend break this June!
Get Dadventurous with your gifts this Father's Day because your pops deserves more than just biltong, a necktie or socks! We've got the ideal way to spoil all the dads in your life this Father's Day and Father's Month of June 2023 - a weekend away in one of our hotels. 25 May 2023 Read more

City Lodge Hotels takes a bite of the SA Global Pizza Challenge!
The day is finally here - this year's South African Global Pizza Challenge (GPC) gets underway at the Hotel & Hospitality Show at Sandton Convention Centre from Thursday, 18 May to Saturday, 20 May 2023 when the winner will be announced. 18 May 2023 Read more

CLHG's Hotelier of the Year is Ian Laughland, GM of City Lodge Hotel Ortia!
City Lodge Hotel Group held its Annual Leadership Conference at the beautiful Kievits Kroon Gauteng Wine Estate in Pretoria in April. This is the first time since 2019 and the pandemic that management has been able to gather en masse, brainstorm and present on an array of topics that will ensure the group embraces the changing travel, tourism and hospitality environment and delivers the best service excellence to guests. 9 May 2023 Read more

Book Mom a DayCation!
At City Lodge Hotel Group we like to call it Mother's May, giving those keen to spoil their moms and mother figures in their lives a month to treat them to overnight stays, meals and more. 5 May 2023 Read more

School sports wins with City Lodge Hotels
South Africans are sports mad and this passion for a variety of sporting codes starts early. School sports teams are where we first feel the thrill of the match, develop our competitive spirit, camaraderie, and that unstoppable desire to put our physical and mental best towards a shared goal. 31 Mar 2023 Read more

Staff appointments at City Lodge Hotels
City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) is pleased to announce two hotel general manager appointments: 30 Mar 2023 Read more

Drive and stay for less with City Lodge Hotels and Avis Budget!
Time to book that road trip! City Lodge Hotel Group has partnered with Avis Budget Southern Africa to offer guests 10% discount off domestic online rates for car rental in South Africa. Just click on the link to Avis Budget Southern Africa online reservations provided on our website - - and follow the directions provided. Ts and Cs apply. 29 Mar 2023 Read more

More Easter, less EISHter with City Lodge Hotel Group!
Keeping the kids entertained during Easter school holidays can be tough, especially with little ones in the house hopped up on chocolate eggs and other sweets. At City Lodge Hotel Group, we're keen to lend a helping hand and swoop in to save you from an EISHter! 23 Mar 2023 Read more

City Lodge Hotels reports 95% increase in revenue
City Lodge Hotel Group has announced its condensed unaudited consolidated interim financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2022. 28 Feb 2023 Read more

10 tips to maximise your hotel stay!
Are you planning your next trip? We've got 10 top tips to help you maximise your next stay at any City Lodge Hotel Group property. 10 Feb 2023 Read more

P.S. We love you!
Doesn't it just suck that Valentine's Day is falling on a Tuesday this year? Well, you can still have that romantic weekend getaway with your darling during the month of love aka February 2023 with City Lodge Hotel Group's Courtyard Hotels, City Lodges Hotels, and Town Lodges. 8 Feb 2023 Read more

Cocktails at City Lodge Hotels just got better!
Summer is here and with it a refreshed drinks menu at City Lodge Hotel Group. Cocktails have been revamped, the wine list enhanced, and with the chilled beverages on offer overflowing with zest and zingas we usher in summer days and the festive season. 9 Dec 2022 Read more

Dine with City Lodge Hotels this festive season!
Tired of cooking and washing up in the heat of December? Try our festive feasts offered at participating City Lodge Hotel Group properties this year! 30 Nov 2022 Read more

Positive travel trends reported by City Lodge Hotels
City Lodge Hotel Group put out a voluntary operational statement on 28 November 2022. Chief executive officer, Andrew Widegger reports: "The lifting of the National State of Disaster in April 2022 has further facilitated positive travel trends with businesses and individuals returning to travelling, meeting and experiencing life while nurturing relationships which had suffered during the prolonged period of lockdown." 30 Nov 2022 Read more

Tasty, tastier, tastiest: New menus for City Lodge Hotels and Courtyard Hotels!
Mealtimes just got better at your favourite City Lodge Hotels and Courtyard Hotels. Two new menus for lunch and dinner for each hotel brand currently being rolled out have all your favourite dishes on them, plus some exciting new ones. New flavours, ingredients and preparation methods mean you will always want to dine in during your next stay. 3 Nov 2022 Read more

Latest staff appointments at City Lodge Hotel Group
City Lodge Hotel Group is pleased to share news of the following staff appointments and movements: 28 Oct 2022 Read more

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