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Think going to Cape Town for the weekend is mad? Think again. With virtually no time difference, you can fly overnight from…

TripAdvisor has just released its list of Top 25 Hotels in South Africa, of which two of Newmark’s five star hotels are…

See some of our recent press during the month of January 2017.    

See some of our recent press during the month of January 2017.

In January 2017 Hallmark House Hotel, in the Maboneng district, will open. An innovation of property development group, Propertuity, and designed by…

Ginja Restaurant is transforming into a galactic time warp. Filled with the oddities and marvels of space travel. Join us & welcome…

Join us for an exquisite Christmas lunch. Read More…

Experience our magical Christmas Lunch Buffet. Read More…

See some of our recent press during the month of December 2016.

The Newmark Head Office has relocated from the building adjacent to the Queen Victoria Hotel and Dock House and we have embarked…

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Celebrate the end of another successful year at the decadent Dash Restaurant & Bar, located in the Queen Victoria Hotel at the…

The Newmark Head Office has relocated from the building adjacent to the Queen Victoria Hotel and Dock House and we have embarked…

Spring is well underway, it’s getting warmer here in Cape Town and summer is at last in sight. In preparation, we are…

Cape Town, 06 October 2016:   From Monday 10 October, the new destination restaurant in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, Ginja opens…

As you know, Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges was awarded the contract to manage the new hotel that forms part of the…

We are delighted to announce that, after an extensive search for the right property on the island of Zanzibar, we have now…

We are delighted to announce that Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges has been appointed to manage Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa…

Cape Town, August 2016:   Newmark has added yet another African property to its portfolio – the Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge, which occupies…

We’re past the halfway mark and the shortest night of the year is now behind us. While we’re still in the grip…

Our sights are always set high at Newmark and never more so than now as we expand our offering into other parts…

It’s time to celebrate. First of all, we’re all so happy here that it’s been raining – every drop is precious and…

Winter’s come to Cape Town a little early this year, and while the rain is needed and welcome, we are making plans…

The last 40 years has seen Motswari evolve and build into a favourite and very special game farm. It has passed from…

With the main holiday season almost behind us and now that we’re all back in the seat and fully embracing 2016, why…

Bukho joined us on 14 January 2013. With the help of a social worker, he was assigned to our child-friendly programme. Bukho…

We are enjoying a long spell of the best weather in Cape Town and surely anyone visiting the Mother City must be…

Christmas has come early for us at Newmark. We’ve just been awarded the new hotel – in Hallmark House – in downtown…

Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges has been awarded the contract for the hotel that forms part of the 15-storey Hallmark House in…

At Newmark we think that it is really good news that the visa restrictions have now been relaxed slightly. This will make…

The newly refurbished Giraffe’s Nest hide (or sleep-out) opened in December 2015, at Motswari, offering a different kind of bush experience.  …

Enjoy an unplugged session by SA’s leading acoustic rock group, Watershed while relishing a delightful spring picnic at Oyo Restaurant & Bar…

October is the perfect month to be finalising your festive season celebrations. As always, we have offers to please every taste, style and…

If you are a lover of shellfish, then OYO Restaurant & Bar in the V&A Waterfront has something for you! Their popular…

We’re ringing in Spring with style! At OYO Restaurant & Bar, in the V&A Waterfront, we have teamed up with Waterkloof Wines…

“A” is for August and for Awards – and we’ve recently ranked some impressive A-rating scores in quite a few leading international…

The Queen Victoria Hotel in the Portswood Ridge Precinct at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town announces that it has received the distinction…

South African hotel management company, Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges has scooped two prestigious international travel and tourism awards.

As the glorious Cape winter draws in, I am always torn between enjoying what is on offer here or getting away for…

Cape Town, 23 June 2015:   Nyungwe Forest Lodge in Rwanda is once again more easily accessible now that Kamembe Airport has reopened. …

Dash is the elegant restaurant located at the Queen Victoria Hotel in the Portswood Precinct at the Waterfront, Cape Town and its…

Complimentary Craft Beers and Great Gourmet Burgers are being served at Oyo restaurant in the V&A Waterfront for Father’s Day on 21…

For Motswari Private Game Reserve, conservation and environmental awareness have been part of the property’s DNA since its founding over 40 years…

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site, offering travellers a wide variety of travel choices; allowing them to plan and book the perfect…

In the same week that the Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet was awarded five star grading from the Tourism Grading Council of South…

21 May 2015: Boutique hotel group, Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges, has scooped a total of ten TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence and…

This winter, let the warmth of our fireplace at Dash lull you into a cosy mood while you savour a glass of…

Hi folks Here is something new, and a bit different from us – a video blog!  This clip showcases some of the…

Across from the Atlantic Ocean, nearby the notable red and white Mouille Point lighthouse, is the art-deco inspired La Splendida Hotel.  A…

Coral Lodge 15.41 located on the water’s edge in the district of Mossuril, in the north of Mozambique is the ideal beach…

Since 1805, the Drostdy building has been a hub for the small town of Graaff-Reinet and continues to bring locals and visitors…

What would Easter be like without chocolate? At Newmark we recognise that this holiday is a time of appreciation, inspiration and reflection….

Saturday 28th March saw the annual Earth Hour event take place at Motswari and we, along with millions of people around the world,…

On 13 April 2015, a sensational concert is being given at the Old Land Bank Building in Cape Town when world-famous Chinese pianist and composer, Tian Jiang and the darling of South African music, Zolani Mahola, lead singer of Freshlyground, will perform and help raise awareness for Rhino Disharmony.

The year just started and March is already upon us. Plan your holiday now and be sure to take advantage of our…

Ranked #1 of 827 restaurants in Cape Town central – as voted by TripAdvisor

Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges proudly welcomes the Nyungwe Forest Lodge to their exclusive portfolio. The lodge lies on the fringes of…

Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges is proud to announce the introduction of Nkomazi Game Reserve to their elite portfolio, commencing on the…

Morning Drive (Chad, Shaddy and Keith) 6 x lions (Timbavati Pride; 3 lionesses, 2 young males, 1 young female) – Motswari, Sean’s…

4th May Morning Drive 2 x Lions (Mating) – Argyle Rd 3 x Leopard – Ntombi & Boys – Grasslands, Masungulo 1…

2nd May Morning Drive 5 x Lions – Jacaranda’s – Hennie’s Rd, Argyle 1 x Breeding Herd of Buffalo – western Cutline,…

Photo of the Day 18th April Morning Drive 1 x Breeding Herd of Elephant – Sweetwater Pan, Masungulo 1 x Breeding Herd…

Photo of the Day 17th April Morning Drive 3 x Leopard – Ntombi and Boys– Masungulo Cutline, Jaydee 1 x Breeding Herd…

Pianist Tian Jiang’s Concert in the Bush at Motswari Private Game Reserve

  19h March Morning Drive   (Chad, Richard, Marka)   4 x lions (Machaton Pride, 3 males, 1 lioness) – Kings, Mashangaan…

23 March 2014 We kicked off the ABSA Cape Epic today with the time trial Prologue which is a 23km route with…

With the hype building around the upcoming ABSA Cape Epic Cycle Race, Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges are excited to announce their…

Cycling events are a very good way to push your limits and test your skills. Going to one unprepared, however, can result…

Voted by The Good Safari Guide judges as a Highly Commended lodge in the category “Best Safari Cuisine in Africa”.

Exciting news as stalwarts in the tourism and hospitality industry, Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges add the well-known Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape to their portfolio this month.

The Victoria & Alfred Hotel, the first hotel to be built on the V&A Waterfront, remains one of the most popular and…

Superbly located in the Motswari Private Game Reserve, surrounded by the Timbavati Nature Reserve, and bordering the Kruger National Park, Geiger’s Camp…

The month of love has arrived and the gesture of romancing someone special this Valenitine’s Day is easier than ever before. Newmark…

We’re excited to announce Tian Jiang’s return to Motswari for another Concert in the Bush. Click here to view highlights from last…

Some four hundred years ago, ships carrying a precious cargo – tea – circled the Cape on their way from the plantations…

25th  January –  A heavenly trio!!  Photo of the Day 25th  January Morning Drive 1 x Breeding Herd of Elephant – Western…

TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest global travel site, has announced the winners of its 2014 Travelers’ Choice® awards for hotels. In the 12th…

22nd January Morning Drive (Chad, Marka, Keith and Richard) 3 x lions (Jacaranda males) – Java, New Airstrip 1 x lion (Jacaranda…

19th, 20th  & 21st  January –  Elephant Trips & Helicopter Flips  Photo of the Day 19th  January Morning Drive No Big 5 Afternoon Drive…

See some of our recent press during the month of December 2014

5th & 6th January –  Dog’s lotsa Dog’s  Photo of the Day 5th  January 1 x Breeding Herd of Elephant – Double…

4th January –  Timbavati’s Back from the South  Photo of the Day Morning Drive 4 x Buffalo Bulls – Masungulo 1 x…

17th  18th & 19th December –  Leopard Bonanza!…& Xiviti gets an unfortunate gift  Photo of the Day 17th  December 1 x Leopard…

16th & 17th December –  Summer’s Drought  Photo of the Day 16th  December 1 x Breeding Herd of Buffalo – Elephant Dam,…

Hello hello!   Im back at work and will be resuming my blog duties when I get back on drive tomorrow, but…

When summer rolls around there are few things I enjoy more than a bright red kreef tossed on the braai. My dad…

See some of our recent press during the month of November 2013.

RSVP for our Christmas Family Lunch at OYO Restaurant

The role of the 2013 Cape Inter Hotel Challenge scheduled to take place this year in August

Expedia, has named the V&A Hotel on Cape Town’s Waterfront as SA’s top package producer for 2012.

Expedia, has named the V&A Hotel on Cape Town’s Waterfront as SA’s top package producer for 2012.

Avid bush and nature enthusiasts can now take part in an experience like no other at Motswari Private Game Reserve, as we launch the guided Motswari Walking Safari for our guests.

The Motswari Giraffe’s Nest offers all the comfort and indulgence of our main camp, with two wrought iron three quarter beds, crisp linen and mohair blankets – all surrounded by a large mosquito net on an elevated platform so you can keep an eye on what happens at the dam from the comfort of your bed.

Our May 2013 newsletter is out. Read the latest edition of our monthly newsletter – Newmark News online now.

An increase in the number of tourists last year demonstrates South Africa is fast growing as an attractive destination for overseas visitors.

See some of the recent press surrounding our Tian Jiang concerts held at Queen Victoria Hotel and Motswari Private Game Reserve.

Newmark Hotels, Reserves and Lodges raised the bar by showcasing two distinct piano recitals by Tian Jiang…

Banana Macaroons with Banana Puree, Banana Caviar and gel from Dash Restaurant & Bar.

Bringing a renewed sense of cool to Mouille Point, art deco landmark La Splendida Hotel has had a stylish revamp under the care of South African hospitality group Newmark Hotels, teaming up with the Caveau group of restaurants to offer an all day Mediterranean-influenced dining and cocktail experience.

See some of our recent press during the month of April 2013.

Join us at the Taste of Cape Town and experience Queen Victoria Hotel’s cheffing masters showcase Dash’s unique menu.

Our April 2013 newsletter is out. Read the latest edition of our monthly newsletter – Newmark News online now.

Take advantage of our great package deals which includes Madame Zingara – valid until 16 June 2013

See some of our recent press during the month of March 2013.

Read the March 2013 edition of our monthly newsletter online now. Read our Newsletter here

After Carnegie Hall, join Tian Jiang, internationally acclaimed pianist, for a night to remember at either Queen Victoria Hotel in the Waterfront…

Take advantage this great package deal including a one night stay at La Splendida and tickets to Madame Zingara – valid until…

Take advantage of these great Hotel Stay & Madame Zingara package offers – valid until 16 June 2013

NEWMARK HOTELS HOST SPECIAL RECITALS BY INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED PIANIST AT BOTH MOTSWARI GAME RESERVE AND QUEEN VICTORIA HOTEL DURING APRIL Newmark Hotels have…

Newmark Hotels, one of South Africa’s growing hotel management groups, proudly announces another new comer into their increasingly diversified portfolio: Coral Lodge…

This week Newmark Hotels and Motswari Private Game Reserve joins Newmark’s already prestigious portfolio

We are excited to announce that we are well ahead of schedule with the bathroom upgrade at La Splendida – see some…

The leading international travel publication, Travel + Leisure annually embarks on a global survey amongst readers to identify the top destinations, hotels,…

The coveted Condè Nast UK Hot List has named Queen Victoria Hotel in Cape Town one of 2012’s top hotels in the…

Welcome to the June edition of Newmark News. We are excited to announce that La Splendida will be undergoing a complete bathroom…

In the face of economic downturn and a resulting tourism dip in regions across the globe, leaders in the travel and hospitality…

The coveted Condè Nast UK Hot List has named Queen Victoria Hotel in Cape Town one of 2012’s top hotels in the…

Driven by a passion for hospitality, the experienced Newmark Hotels management team have not followed but have set trends and continue to…

The stylish La Splendida Hotel, ideally located on Cape Town’s bustling Mouille Point Promenade, has recently been rebranded to align with its…

LONDON, U.K. – 18 January 2012 – TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP), the world’s largest travel website, today reveals Dock House Boutique Hotel…

Tripadvisor has named The South African city of Cape Town as the best desintination in the world, beating Australia’s Sydney into the…

You can now enjoy your holiday knowing that your kids are being looked after. Perfectly located in the heart of the V&A…

Dear Traveller Welcome to the December & January edition of Newmark News. We’re all very excited to wrap up another challenging but…

Newmark Hotels offer an ideal selection of venues for your year-end functions. See below for more information and to browse our current…

Newmark Hotels is excited to launch 4 exciting family specials for the December holiday period at the Ambassador Hotel, Queen Victoria Hotel,…

Ambassador & La Splenda Hotels are proud to announce our 24-house exclusive online special!

[fblikesend] Exclusive Super 15 weekend specials now available! Waterfront hotels from R1,350 Atlantic Seaboard hotels from R650 To take advantage of this…

[fblikesend] DASH RESTAURANT & BAR is an exciting new destination for foodies and sybarites in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. Glamorous interiors by…

[fblikesend] NEWMARK HOTELS has opened the Queen Victoria, a small luxury hotel with 35 rooms and a top floor Presidential Suite in…

[fblikesend] Queen Victoria Hotel is pleased to offer the following opening special deal: Rates: • R1875 per room per night – including…

[fblikesend] As an added benefit to their guests, La Splendida now offers a complimentary shuttle service between the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront…

If any proof were needed that Neil Markovitz is not your average hotel magnate, it’s the candour with which he reveals that…

Each year Conde Naste Traveller releases the best places to stay in the world to stay, selected by the readers of Condé…

Stephen Templeton has been appointed the new Executive Chef for the Victoria & Alfred Hotel, The Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa,…

Bringing a renewed sense of cool to Mouille Point, art deco landmark La Splendida Hotel has had a stylish revamp under the…

Bringing a renewed sense of cool to Mouille Point, art deco landmark La Splendida Hotel has had a stylish revamp under the…

The deal is you pay R185 for 500g of crayfish. You can have it hot or cold. I recommend cold – with…

To listen to the radio interview with Neil Markovitz of Newmark Hotels on SAfm, click the link below. Alternatively, you can right-click…

Located in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, OYO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar has procured its annual 5-ton pre-allocation of crayfish, securing…

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