The winners of the 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards have been named - with some South African hotels winning global titles.
A total of three South African establishments placed among the global winners, with even more among the continent winners.
Rhulani Safari Lodge in the North West was named the top luxury bush lodge in the global winners. The lodge is part of the Madikwe Game Reserve, which is renowned for its luxury establishments.
Meanwhile the title of top luxury game lodge went to Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge in Mpumalanga.
The lodge has been described as " an exquisite balance between unbridled luxury and environmental harmony, an oasis of conservation" on the awards website.
Fancourt in George won the title of top luxury garden resort.
"Fancourt's continued pursuit of excellence in all its offerings, from its world-class hotels to its wide variety of restaurants and array of leisure activities, has positioned it as one of South Africa's most sought-after destinations," the awards site said of the establishment. It went on to call Fancourt "an exceptional blend of modern luxury and classic elegance".
Hotels like the Fusion Boutique Hotel, the Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel, the AM Lodge, Kievits Kroon Country Estate, and Royal Madikwe were named among the continent winners for Africa.
The awards however also named the winners for South Africa.
See the country winners below:
Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa - Luxury Eco Safari Lodge
Arabella Hotel And Spa, African Pride - Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre
AtholPlace Hotel & Villa - Luxury City Hotel
Belgrace Boutique Hotel - Luxury Honeymoon Hotel
Carnival City Hotel - Luxury Family Hotel
Cinnamon Boutique Guest House - Best Hotel Management Company
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa - Luxury Boutique Hotel
Fancourt - Luxury Garden Resort
Highgrove House Country Hotel - Luxury Restaurant Hotel
Letsatsi Game Lodge - Luxury Bush Lodge
Manor House - Luxury Historical Hotel
Menlyn Boutique Hotel - Luxury Business Hotel
Monate Game Lodge - Luxury New Hotel
Morrells Boutique Estate - Luxury Wedding Destination
MyPond Hotel - Luxury Small Hotel
Nedile Lodge - Luxury Game Lodge
NH The Lord Charles - Luxury Design Hotel
Nkorho Bush Lodge - Luxury Safari Retreat
On The Beach - Luxury Romantic Hotel
Peermont D'oreale Grande - Luxury Airport Hotel
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa - Luxury All Suite Hotel
Plettenberg Park Hotel - Luxury Coastal Hotel
River Bend Lodge - Luxury Family All-Inclusive Hotel
Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge - Luxury Lodge
Whalesong Hotel & Hydro - Luxury Country Hotel
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