Please visit the following websites to get more information on all Three Cities exciting hotels, resorts and safari lodges.
Three Cities Group
The Three Cities Group is a leading hospitality marketing, management and training group serving the Southern African hospitality industry. The group presently manages some 40 properties made up of 4 and 5-star city hotels, game lodges, resorts and luxury boutique hotels situated throughout South Africa as well as at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Zambia, as well as on the Chobe River in Botswana. The Three Cities Group also plays a major role in the future of the industry through its education and training facilities which include Hotel Schools in Durban, Cape Town & Johannesburg as well as a Bush Academy for training of field guides and lodge management.
Cape Town - Western Cape
Lagoon Beach Hotel
Capturing the essence of luxury, the impeccably appointed Lagoon Beach Hotel offers unequalled views of the Mother City’s most famous landmark – Table Mountain. Whatever room you choose to stay in, you’ll always be immersed in an atmosphere of sheer luxury. The hotel’s two hundred and three en-suite bedrooms, forty apartments and meeting facilities for six hundred, are stylishly appointed, reflecting the modern, internal design of a contemporary city hotel. Ten minutes from Cape Town’s Waterfront, it is the only hotel on the beach in Cape Town. Abalone restaurant, under the direction of Clinton Tanzer, is a culinary experience to savour.
The Cape Milner Hotel
Situated at the foot of the famed table mountain, The Cape Milner offers an unforgettable slice of the fairest Cape. Our fifty-seven contemporary rooms feature spectacular views, with a blend of elegance and modern comfort. Our conference centre is a blend of Cape Dutch architectural heritage with modern meeting facilities. 2 on Milner, our trendy bistro and all weather terrace are both spectacular.
The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel
Nestled at the foot of Lions Head, on a stretch of prime Cape coastline in Seapoint, The Peninsula is one of Cape Town’s most sought after hotels. With breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Peninsula’s sea-facing suites are pure indulgence. All of the hotel’s one hundred and ten bedrooms are suites with full sea views of the promenade and ocean. Our two restaurants offer superb menu choices from one of Cape Town’s leading chefs, Peter Anderson.
Durban - Kwazulu Natal
The Royal Hotel
Uncompromising service and hospitality have given the 160-year-old, award winning Royal Hotel the reputation as Durban’s finest city hotel. Relax in sheer comfort surrounded by a subtle blend of Colonial and African influences. The hotels two hundred and thirteen bedrooms, six themed restaurants and fourteen conference facilities, reflect the history of the hotel. Recent refurbishments have created a unique design language.
The Westville Hotel
The Westville Hotel, in Durban, with its suburban décor and style, is an alternative to staying in the city. Close to all amenities, it’s the perfect haven for visitors seeking a more relaxed conferencing venue with en-suite accommodation. With twelve bedrooms, two restaurants and large conferencing facilities on the property, this quiet, relaxed hotel is ideal for corporate visitors.
The Riverside Hotel & Spa
Five minutes from the city centre of Durban, with wonderful views across a magnificent green belt stretching from the Umgeni River to the Indian Ocean, The Riverside Hotel & Spa reflects resort life in the city. One hundred and sixty nine superbly appointed bedrooms, two restaurants, eight conference venues and a spa have been designed to offer our guests a luxurious yet relaxed environment.
The Quays on Timeball
The Quays is located on a canal-fronting site at Timeball Square and comprises a 10-storey, top-of-the-range apartment block. The ground floor of the apartment block consists of restaurant and retails outlets, and the remaining floors will accommodate 20, two and three bedroom apartments and 6 luxurious penthouses. Sail into the harbour, walk to uShaka Marine World or stroll along the scenic palm-lined canals. Browse through art galleries and maybe stop for coffee or a sumptuous meal at any one of the top class restaurants nearby. Enjoy a lifestyle second to none.
Umhlanga - Kwazulu Natal
The Zulu Kingdom is soon to welcome another luxurious property to its province. The Royal Palm, one of the Three Cities Hospitality Group’s new developments is well under way in construction with its 94 luxury apartments. Ideally positioned adjacent to the Gateway Theatre of Shopping, this new luxury development will feature a ground floor restaurant, bar and retail Piazza. This will be the largest new development in the heart of Umhlanga New Town Centre, to be situated on the exclusive Palm Boulevard and is scheduled to be ready for opening late 2006.
Pietermaritzburg - Kwazulu Natal
The Golden Horse Casino Hotel
The Golden Horse Casino Hotel is a South African first. It is a unique combination of an equestrian racecourse, casino and hotel. With stylish and efficient hospitality, combined with casino gaming and the adrenalin of the sport of kings, this hotel is truly unique. The hotel’s large ninety-six bedrooms are decorated in a manner, which suits the environment in which the hotel is located. Our large meeting rooms host conferences, weddings and banquets.
Pretoria - Gauteng
Irene Country Lodge
Take a break from the city life and escape to the tranquillity of Irene Country Lodge. Set in a lush meadow with oak trees and lakes, adjacent to two golf courses and a working dairy, there is simply no better place to get away from it all. All forty-nine spacious bedrooms, lakeside restaurant and conference rooms, overlook one of Gauteng’s most beautiful lakes with an abundance of bird life. The hotel is located midway between Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Johannesburg - Gauteng
Central Johannesburg Hotels
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Addo Elephant Park - Eastern Cape
Nguni River Lodge
Guests at Nguni River Lodge are welcomed by a spectacular view over a pristine floodplain with the majestic Zuurberg Mountains as backdrop. Nguni River Lodge is situated in the malaria free Addo Elephant National Park within an hours drive from the coastal city of Port Elizabeth. This luxurious destination offers extraordinary biodiversity with a wide variety of outdoor adventure activities.
Hluhluwe - Kwazulu Natal
Zululand Safari Lodge
Warm hospitality characterises the relaxed atmosphere of Zululand Safari Lodge, with traditional, comfortable African rondavels looking up at the sweeping valleys and hills of Ubizane Wildlife Reserve. Twenty-four bedrooms in this private reserve are ideal for families and small groups. Your safari experience in this superb family destination will include guided walks in a constantly changing ecosystem including riverine fever tree forest, open grassland and Illala palm veld.
Zululand Tree Lodge
Nestling in the whispering tranquillity of a fever tree forest, 5km from the renowned Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, Zululand Tree Lodge offers guests the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Ubizane Wildlife Reserve in absolute comfort, from the private decks of twenty-four well-appointed, en–suite tree lodges. Your safari experience takes place within a world-renowned sanctuary for black and white Rhino and walking safaris within the Ubizane reserve, reveal the wonders of the smaller side of nature.
Kruger National Park - Limpopo Province
Hoyo-Hoyo Tsonga Lodge
One of Africa’s most innovative game lodges, Hoyo-Hoyo is a traditional Tsonga lodge set on the banks of the Mluwati River in the Kruger National Park. Six luxurious beehive rooms are linked by sand pathways, which lead from a central dining and lounge area, with wooden decks overlooking a watering hole. Your safari experience will take you deep into the culture and traditions of the Shangaan people and the Tsonga way of life. Tsonga story telling, traditional meals and the overwhelming warmth of the staff make for a stay so unique.
Imbali Safari Lodge
Capture the spirit of a colonial safari where twelve luxurious en-suite bedrooms, with outdoor Jacuzzis, sit on the bank of the Nwatswitswonto River, in a private concession of the Kruger National Park. The lodge is built on a site, which was occupied by humans some 1,000 years ago, and the history is on display at the property. Your safari experience allows for regular sightings of major mammal species. Stay long enough and knowledgeable rangers will introduce you to 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians, 114 reptiles, 507 birds and 147 mammals.
Livingstone - Zambia
Thorntree River Lodge
Located in the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, Zambia. Thorntree River Lodge features breathtaking scenery with river views and sightings of a variety of animals on the Zambezi River. Guests are accommodated in nine luxurious suites, all with private decks overlooking the river. Your safari experience at this, 'the home of the elephants', will include on site river activities as well as elephant back safaris. Thorntree's close proximity to Victoria Falls, means that a visit to see 'the smoke that thunders' is a must.
Madikwe Game Reserve - North West
Madikwe River Lodge
Positioned on the banks of the Groot Marico River, bordering Botswana, the luxurious Madikwe River Lodge offers guests the chance to enjoy the sights and sounds of Africa, in sixteen split-level suites and an outdoor dining boma. Your safari experience takes you to the untamed wilderness of the Kalahari Thornveld, where dining under African stars and early morning breakfasts under Acacia trees are the norm. Home to 66 large mammal species and 350 bird species, Madikwe River Lodge can boast Black Rhino, Wild Dog and even Bush Babies as common sightings.
Waterberg - Limpopo Province
Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp
Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp is in the Mabula Private Game Reserve. Five intimate tents offer an unforgettable bush experience. Each luxurious tent has private viewing decks, stone baths and is linked from the central dining and lounge via sand walkways. Your safari experience is one of intimacy where personalised service is the order of the day. With only 10 people in camp at any time, your chances of experiencing game sightings close by are heightened especially with the camp being positioned within Rhino territory.
Mabula Game Lodge
Just two and a half hours from Johannesburg, you can watch the big five in 12,000 hectares of malaria-free reserve, whilst enjoying a unique array of wildlife and adventure activities. Your safari experience includes the opportunity to dine in the bush – either breakfast with spectacular views of the Waterberg Mountains or dinner under the magnificent spread of an ancient fig tree. Home to the famous ground Hornbill breeding project, an interesting and informative reptile centre and eighteen specialised game activities, you’ll never be short of something unusual to experience.
Drakensberg - Kwazulu Natal
Alpine Health Resort
Set in the heart of the majestic Northern Drakensberg, Alpine Heath Resort is widely regarded as one of South Africa’s premier resort destinations. Each of the one hundred, three bedroomed suites face north, with breathtaking views of the Drakensberg Mountains. On site facilities include conference venues, children’s entertainment, gym, equestrian centre and adventure facilities.
Kasane - Botswana
Chobe Marina Lodge
Chobe Marina Lodge is located in the north eastern corner of Botswana where four great African countries converge: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. At Chobe Marina Lodge, all sixty-six of the river facing bedrooms capture the essence of Africa. Your safari experience at Chobe Marina Lodge allows you to get up close and personal with nature. Photographic opportunities abound, sunset moments are plentiful and with the more than 45 000 elephant that reside within the Chobe National Park, you are guaranteed to bank a lasting memory or two.
Pennington - Kwazulu Natal
Selborne Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate
Hidden amongst indigenous forests in a refined and exclusive Golf Estate lies your “home from home”. Selborne Hotel and Spa offers discreet and personalized attention whilst maintaining a definitive cosmopolitan feel. Surrounded by stately subtropical gardens stretching to the beach, guests are spoilt with natural beauty and tranquility where mongoose and bushbuck still freely roam. A day of golf on the 18 hole championship course, beckons you to unwind and indulge in a spa treatment in the exclusive Selborne Spa. Fine Dining is a treat as your senses are seduced by the fusion of flavours and fine wines on offer. Selborne Hotel & Spa tempts you to cocoon yourself in luxury.
White River - Mpumalanga
Greenway Woods Resort
Greenway Woods Resort offers a host of exciting leisure activities suitable for families and leisure guests. The one hundred and sixty five bedroom resort with extensive meeting facilities, is located adjacent to the White River Golf Estate, 35km from the Kruger National Park and is the perfect location to use as a base to explore the wealth of activities and destinations in Mpumalanga.
Badplaas - Mpumalanga
Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge
Dawson’s Game and Trout Lode offers exclusive, luxury accommodation in eight Colonial styled rooms in Mpumalanga’s Great Rift Valley. The property features a variety of fauna and flora, exceptional Trout fishing and a distinctive game viewing experience on horseback. It’s the ideal getaway for those looking for peace and privacy.
Plettenberg Bay - Western Cape
With a myriad of coastal and wildlife attractions, this luxurious hotel, set high on majestic cliffs in the most exclusive private nature reserve in the Cape, offers five-star service and hospitality with impeccable cuisine. This award winning, internationally written about hotel, has nine large, luxurious suites, offering sea or lake views and is located just minutes from Plettenberg Bay. Discerning services include in room private dining and a luxurious spa at this exclusive property.
White River - Mpumalanga
Jatinga Country Lodge
With a long and proud history of excellence in all areas – from the luxurious rooms and suites to the tantalising cuisine and personalised service – Jatinga offers guests the very best of Mpumalanga.
Franshhoek - Western Cape
Le Franshhoek Hotel & Spa
Set in the culinary capital of the Cape, the town of Le Franschhoek lies below the towering Franschhoek Mountains. With picturesque vineyards a stone’s throw away, the elegant sophisticated charm of Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa is the perfect setting to explore the Cape wine route. Sixty-three en-suite, large, elegant bedrooms and suites, capture the essence of charm and sophistication. Meeting facilities, three restaurants, including the Le Verger outdoor dining venue and the on site spa, make this hotel the most unique property in the winelands.
Durban - KwaZulu-Natal
Four Victorian homes have been splendidly restored to create a hotel of the utmost class. At Quarters you’ll find nothing but modern sophistication and old-fashioned hospitality – reminiscent of some of New York’s finest boutique hotels. Twenty-four en-suite bedrooms are decorated in a manner, which reflects the architectural charm of the hotel. Set in a trendy suburb of Durban, on Florida Road, the dining hub of the city, this first class hotel sets the trend for the area.
Waterberg - Limpopo Province
Shidzidzi and Nungubane
Three hour’s drive from Johannesburg, in the unspoilt wilderness of the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve in the Limpopo Province, lies Shidzidzi and Nungubane Private Game Lodge. These two lodges, each with five en-suite bedrooms, are five minutes apart from one another and set the standards for game lodges in the region. Your safari experience features a chance to see Africa's Big Five in a natural paradise for game, ranging from the rare brown hyena and aardvark to honey badgers.
Kruger National Park - Limpopo Province
Hamiltons Tented Camp
Situated in 10 000 hectare concession area in the Kruger National Park, Hamiltons Tented Camp offers a unique private safari experience. Six magnificent canvas tents complete with teak floorboards, mosquito nets, slipper baths, and outdoor showers are linked to the main lodge by raised timber walkways amongst ancient Jackalberry trees. The guest lounge and dining area adds to the delight of this tranquil spot overlooking the Nwatsitsonto River. With a fine tradition of luxury in true 'Out of Africa' style, guests are assigned personal butlers, rangers and trackers in this 1930’s themed tented camp.
Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
A masterpiece of thatch and wood, intricately designed around the indigenous trees, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge creates a large open plan tree house from which to watch game and take in the breathtaking, African bush. Seventy-two African influenced, en-suite bedrooms with private viewing decks have been written about extensively internationally. Victoria Falls Safari Lodge sets the trends in Victoria Falls with its award winning Boma, Place of Eating and Makuwa Kuwa restaurants.
Umhlanga - Kwazulu Natal
Experience a venue with a difference. For your next events programme, let 1on1 Events Centre be your first choice. Everything from the decor to the desserts are completely designed around you. Gateway 1on1 Events Centre comprises of four conference and function venues that range from 450 cinema style seating capacity to
250 schoolroom, 250 dinner dance with buffet, 250 set menu and dance floor to 450 for cocktails.
Durban - Kwazulu Natal
uShaka Marine World
The jewel in Durban's waterfront, uShaka MARINE WORLD, offers a variety of marine experiences for both young and old, from the incredible Phantom Ship to the amazing Dolphin Stadium.
South African Luxury Rail
Travel to South Africa and take a trip on the most luxurious train in the world. Your romantic vacation through the heart of Southern Africa will begin or end at the headquarters of this private railway company, Capital Park Station and Locomotive Yard situated outside Pretoria. Rovos Rail offers two beautifully rebuilt Classic trains, each carrying a maximum of 72 passengers who are accommodated in the most spacious and luxurious train suites in the world. The use of traditional furnishings and period décor ensure an atmosphere of elegance and grandeur in the Dining, Lounge and Observation cars.
International Hotel School
The International Hotel School, established in 1994, offers a range of full time and part time opportunities for young people looking to join the hospitality industry, and for those not quite so young to broaden their knowledge and improve their prospects of promotion. IHS has full-time campuses located in Cape Town, Durban and Sandton, as well as a Bush Academy in Waterberg.
Plettenberg Equestrian Academy
At the Plettenberg Equestrian Academy we strive to give students a solid all round equine education, in a fun, safe environment. We have top class lecturers and our syllabus arms each student with the knowledge to write the first 3 modules of the SANEF exams.
St Francis Bay - Western Cape
St Francis Links
Home to the “perfect wave”, St Francis Bay has long captured the imagination of those seeking the extraordinary. The St Francis Links now adds a new dimension to the picturesque town’s compelling allure. Designed by golfing legend Jack Nicklaus, the magnificent links course is destined to be on a par with such famous names as Royal Troon, Shinnecock Hills and the Old Course at St Andrews.