Awards

LION SANDS PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

  • 2016 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, Top Resorts in Africa
  • 2016 Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards, ranked #6 of Best Safari Lodges in Africa
  • 2016 Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards, ranked #60 of Best Hotels in the World
  • 2014 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, #3 of Best Resorts in Africa
  • 2014 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, #5 of Top Safari Lodges and Camps in Africa
  • 2014 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, #77 of Top 100 Hotels in the World
  • Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2013 (Scored 96.0%)
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2012 , Ranked # 37 in the World / # 4 in Africa: Resorts (Scored 96.0%)
  • World Travel Awards 2012, Nominee: World’s Leading Private Game Reserve
  • Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2012 (Scored 96.0%)
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2011, Ranked # 48 in the World / Ranked # 17 in Africa: Resorts (Scored 90.4%)
  • Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2011 ( Scored 88.4%)
  • World Travel Awards 2011, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
  • Travel + Leisure 500 Best Hotels in the World 2010, Ranked #24 in Top 50 Hotels in the World
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2010, Ranked #24 in Africa: Resorts (scored 88.4%)
  • World Travel Awards 2010, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
  • Good Safari Guide Awards 2010, Finalist: Best Safari Property in Southern Africa
  • Tatler Magazine 101 Best Hotels in the World 2010, Lion Sands Ivory Lodge
  • World Luxury Hotel Awards 2009, Winner: Best Luxury Lodge in the World
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2009, Ranked #9 in Hotels: Africa and the Middle East / #24 in Hotels: Overall
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2009
  • Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List 2009, Best Overseas Boutique Hotel
  • World Travel Awards 2009, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
  • South Africa Tourism Welcome Awards, Finalist: Accommodation Lodges
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2008, Ranked #19 in Africa: Resorts
  • World Travel Awards 2008, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
  • Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards 2007, Most Innovative Hotel
  • World Travel Awards 2007, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
  • Tatler Magazine 101 Best Hotels in the World 2006, Lion Sands Ivory Lodge – 3rd Best in World
  • World Travel Awards 2006, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
  • Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism 2006, Highly commended and Finalist: Best overall environmental management system
  • World Travel Awards 2005, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
  • Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism 2003, Overall winner: Best overall environmental management system

MADIKWE SAFARI LODGE

  • 2016 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, Top resorts in Africa
  • 2016 Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards, ranked #7 of Best Safari Lodges in Africa
  • 2016 Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards, ranked #84 of Best Hotels in the World
  • 2014 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, #11 of Best Resorts in Africa
  • 2013 Condé Nast Traveller Hot List
  • Condé Nast Traveller Hot List 2013
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2010 (Scored 89.78%)
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2010, Ranked # 75 in the World / # 15 in Africa Resorts (Scored 91.0%)
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2010, Ranked # 72 in the World / # 13 in Africa Resorts (Scored 88.65%)
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2009 (Scored 88.65%)
  • Condé Nast Hot List 2005
  • Condé Nast Traveller’s Hot List 2005 of the World’s Coolest New Properties

CAPE CADOGAN

  • 2016 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice AwardsTop Hotels in Africa and the Middle East
  • 2014 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, #5 of Best Hotels in Africa
  • World Travel Awards 2012, Nominee: Africa’s Leading Town House Hotel,
  • World Travel Awards 2011, Nominee: Africa’s Leading Town House Hotel, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel
  • World Travel Awards 2010, Nominee: Africa’s Leading Town House Hotel, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel
  • World Travel Awards 2009, Nominee: Africa’s Leading Town House Hotel, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel
  • World Travel Awards 2009, Nominee: Africa’s Leading Town House Hotel, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel
  • World Travel Awards 2008, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel
  • World Travel Awards 2007, Nominee: South Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel

MARATABA SAFARI LODGE

  • Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015

MORE QUARTERS HOTEL 

  • 2015 Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice, “Top 25 Small Hotels in South Africa
  • 2015 Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice, “Top 25 Hotels for Service in South Africa