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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 [...]

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Bungee jumping in Soweto

A guest at Liz at Lancaster had his adrenalin rush for the weekend when he went bungee jumping from the old cooling towers in Soweto.  Known as the Orlando Towers, this ’vertical adventure facility’  was the brainchild of Bob Woods back in 2001.  When the disused towers needed maintenance the service of a rope access specialist was required [...]

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More on South Africa’s ’12th official language’

A couple of years back I wrote a blog about using minibus taxis to get around Joburg and the kind of local knowledge that is required to do so.  See www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/finger-in-the-air-where-do-you-want-to-go .  I included an image of the cover of Susan Woolf’s book of taxi signs published in 2007.   For nine years Woolf has been [...]

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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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Each season brings new colour to the garden

  Although our oak tree (which is the origin of Liz at Lancaster’s acorn logo) is dropping leaves at an alarming rate causing Thandie, Zac, Alick and Catherine the Sisyphian task of never-ending leaf sweeping , other plants are in full bloom. Our  indigenous pavement garden has wonderful colour accents with the  flame fingers of [...]

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