Tag Archives: Johannesburg Guesthouses

For a great travel experience take the train from Joburg to Cape Town

We have had a number of guests who travel by rail either from Cape Town or down to Cape town. A recent guest wrote a review about the Shosholoza Premier Classe on Tripadvisor:  http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g312659-d2178312-r160923497-Premier_Class_Shosholoza_Meyl_Train-Cape_Town_Central_Western_Cape.html She writes of booking through an excellent 3rd party site:  www.AfricanSunTravel.com which is good to know because so often it is [...]

Posted in South Africa | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Liz at Lancaster announced as a provincial finalist in the Lilizela Awards

   The Tourism Grading Council has launched a new award programme: the Lilizela Awards which now incorporates the AA Awards programme.Five award categories will be presented this year: service excellence emerging entrepreneur of the year sustainability universal accessibility the minister’s award.  The Lilizela Tourism Awards were launched at INDABA 2013 by the South African National [...]

Posted in Liz at Lancaster News and Views | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Liz at Lancaster has AA Quality Assured Superior badge renewed

  Our AA assessor gave a glowing report after her annual visit to assess us for the AA Quality Assured Accommodation . Here are some excerpts for her report: ‘Following their 2012 Certificate of Excellent, Liz at Lancaster has just been awarded a Winner of Trip Advisor’s Traveller’s Choice Awards 2013. It is difficult to [...]

Posted in Liz at Lancaster News and Views, Tourism news | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Responses

Liz at Lancaster has been honored in the 2013 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Hotels Awards

We’ve been informed  that we’ve been chosen as a winner in the B&Bs and Inns category by TripAdvisor in its 2013 Travelers’ Choice® awards.    At no 25 we just scraped in, but we are one of only 2 guesthouses in Gauteng to make it into the top 25 in South Africa.  Out of 25 award [...]

Posted in Liz at Lancaster News and Views | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Activities and events thin on the ground at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

It’s really sad that there are so few events and no guided tours at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, or if there are, they aren’t advertised.   Kirstenbosch Gardens in Cape Town has a very active programme of guided walks but there aren’t any at Walter Sisulu.  Also the two upcoming concerts at Walter Sisulu indicate that [...]

Posted in Outdoors and wild-life, Theatre, entertainment & events | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

  • Recent Posts

  • Archives

  • Categories


  • Contact Me:
    Tel: + 27 (0)11 442 8083
    Fax+27 (0)86 216 6817
    Cell+27 (0)83 229 4223
    Emailinfo@lizatlancaster.co.za
    Webwww.lizatlancaster.co.za