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The Liz McGrath Collection takes two spots in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers Choice Awards!

Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Plettenberg recognized as #17 in the TOP 30 HOTELS IN AFRICA category, while THE CELLARS-HOHENORT recognized as #23 in the TOP 30 HOTELS IN AFRICA category.

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.


The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” The full list of winners can be found here.

“We are thrilled to have received accolades for both The Plettenberg and The Cellars-Hohenort hotels, which join The Marine to form The Liz McGrath Collection’s five-star luxury offering. We are particularly pleased to have done so well, seeing that these awards are driven by guests and readers. It is the expressed enthusiasm for our hospitality offering that drives us to continue to excel – after all, the satisfaction of our guests is our reason for being. We offer our congratulations to our dedicated staff on these two prestigious achievements and extend our well wishes to all our fellow industry members who also stood out in these awards.”


The 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.