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The Liz McGrath Collection awarded three top spots in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards!

  • The Plettenberg is recognized as #5 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa
  • The Cellars–Hohenort is recognized as #15 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa
  • The Marine has recognised as #28 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa

TCHHohenortBuildingFront001DOOKNEWThe world’s leading travel publication Condé Nast Traveler, today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Plettenberg recognized as #5 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa, The Cellars-Hohenort as #15 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa, and The Marine as #28 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa. This means that all three luxury hotels belonging to The Liz McGrath Collection have ranked in the top 30 of this prestigious global hotlist.

More than 715 000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe. The annual awards recognise The World’s Best Hotels, Resorts, Countries, Cities, Islands, Spas, Trains, Airlines, Airports, and Cruises Ranked by Travelers.

“The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, US Editor of Condé Nast Traveler. “The winners represent the best of the best for our audience and offer plenty of trip-planning inspiration for all the adventures we can’t wait to have next.”


The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November 2020 print editions of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK.


“We’re thrilled to have been recognised in this way,” says The Liz McGrath Collection CEO Jacqui Elliot. “We’d like to thank our loyal guests for voting for all three of our standout properties – this appreciation of our offering inspires us to even greater heights. Now that we have opened our doors to travellers post lockdown, we look forward to hosting our guests at these bucket-list destinations and providing the luxury service and superlative accommodation standards they have come to know and expect from us!”

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