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Customer loyalty is all !

A repeat guest who comes out with an international law delegation chooses to  stay here at Liz at Lancaster rather than with his colleagues at a 5 star hotel in Sandton. When he booked again I thanked him as always for his loyalty to us. His reply was:  ’A familiar suite, comfortable bed, your wonderful [...]

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Talking to plants works!

In November last year, parts of the Johannesburg Parks region were hit by a   devastating hail storm -  large hail stones fell with a ferocious intensity.  They shredded leaves of agapanthus and arums, as well large robust trees, and reduced every impatience and begonia plant  to a bruised and damaged lone green stalk.  Of course [...]

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Planning a route to see some of the current art on show in Jozi

A good place to start on an exhibition ‘trawl’ is in the east of town/Jozi, /Joburg Central/Joburg CBD where you can visit Arts on Main. There are various galleries in this complex, one being  Nirox where Richard Penn’s  Field of View includes works which refer to different views of the world through telescopic vision.  This [...]

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Treasures from the Wits Collections on display at WAM

Amazing show of significant objects from Wits’ collections. On at WAM (Wits Art Museum) until 14th October. Included diverse range such as world-renowned fossils, 13th century manuscripts, 16th century musical instruments, amazing San rock paintings, Mandela’s handwritten notes from the Rivonia treason trial, Sol Plaatjie’s diary, original Herbert Baker drawings and plans for the Union [...]

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Another award for Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

Liz at Lancaster won another award last night when the 2012 AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards were announced. Although we didn’t win in our category Guesthouse with Breakfast, (congratulations to Cycad Guesthouse in Polokwane), we won a special award:  Travellers Value Award for “Top-end Executive and/or Leisure Travellers City. Vanessa Weltmann explained the process behind [...]

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