Newmark celebrates with two properties in South Africa’s top 10 hotels

TripAdvisor has just released its list of Top 25 Hotels in South Africa, of which two of Newmark’s five star hotels are ranked in the top 10 – the Queen Victoria Hotel in the iconic V&A Waterfront, Cape Town at number 5 as well the Drostdy Hotel in the historic town of Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape at number 8.

Managing Director of Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges, Neil Markovitz says that TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards are a true reflection of what our guests experience at our properties. “We are delighted to have two hotels not only in the top 25 but also in the top 10 as this reaffirms Newmark’s drive for excellence. When we are ranked highly by our guests the recognition is more meaningful.”


About Newmark

Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges is a successful hotel management company that is distinguished by the passion and vision it creates as an experience for its guests. With a heritage spanning 40 years, the company has become an industry leader and created a tradition of excellence with a portfolio of boutique hotels & lodges that appeal to discerning guests. 

About Drostdy Hotel

The Drostdy Hotel is situated in Graaff-Reinet, a small town in the Eastern Cape, often called the Gem of the Karoo.

This five star hotel was recently refurbished to award-winning standard and offers 48 beautifully styled rooms, the much-acclaimed De Camdeboo restaurant and many facilities, including the Africology Spa, an information centre, a fully equipped gym, a choice of three swimming pools and the Imibala Art Gallery. Conference facilities are offered too.

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About Queen Victoria Hotel
Queen Victoria Hotel is a luxuriously appointed, five-star boutique hotel in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town. The hotel not only encapsulates the luxurious style and attention to detail that defines small, luxury retreats around the world but also enjoys a unique location. The hotel has 35 luxurious rooms and suites, including a presidential suite with a generous terrace for al fresco entertaining.

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