Whether you are looking for a boutique hotel for discerning guests, a chic Ugandan hotel or a fabulously quirky one, we have you covered.
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice!
Durban, South Africa
A short drive from King Shaka International Airport, the recently refurbished Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! is nestled along the picturesque KwaZulu-Natal coastline in Umhlanga.
The rebrand and heavy-duty renovations did not just extend to aesthetic metamorphosis; the transformation included a complete change in operations.
Bold décor and quirky touches, such as comedy and DJ nights, bold décor, a retro VW combi DJ booth, design elements linked to a beach and surf theme, and a Durban-inspired menu will arguably make this a new hotspot for the locals.
Friday DJ nights will feature top local and national DJs and they promise regular comedy nights with South Africa’s top comedians.
Home Suite Hotels
Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa
With locations in Rosebank and Sandown (Johannesburg), and De Waterkant (Cape Town), Home Suite Hotels is South Africa’s latest, freshest boutique–hotel brand for the discerning traveller.
Professionally designed, every room is equipped with a Hypnos mattress and is loaded with considered features, high-comfort furnishings and full-colour personalities.
Guests can enjoy complimentary use of meeting rooms and high-speed Wi-Fi, an all-hours sweet stash, rooftop bar and splash pool, and food that’s the next best thing to home cooking.
Room types range from The Home Suite to The Home Apartment, which features a fully equipped kitchenette with oven and stove, and private balcony. Consider Home Suite Hotels your home–away–from–home experience.
This new chic city hotel with modern African overtones is named after its position on the equator.
Located on the outskirts of Kampala in the leafy suburb of Makindye, Latitude 0° overlooks both Lake Victoria and the city, and is just 45 minutes from the international airport.
It offers all the expected and more: a restaurant, bar and lounge, rooftop bar, spa, and fitness centre with an 18–metre swimming pool overlooking the lake.
Private workspaces and meeting rooms are allocated its own floor, while “The Other Side” private members club offers a separate lounge/den, bar and dining area, along with games room, elegant cigar lounge and screening room.
Latitude 0° operates sustainably across the business: from energy use, HR practices, local sourcing and community partnerships. As such the hotel provides a platform for local artists and feels as much “art gallery” as “hotel”.
Similarly, the employees, architects, engineers and quantity surveyors are local, with as few exceptions as possible.