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Liz at Lancaster has AA Quality Assured Superior badge renewed

AA Superior Quality Assured grading renewed Our AA assessor gave a glowing report after her annual visit to assess us for the AA Quality Assured Accommodation . Here are some excerpts for her report: Following their 2012 Certificate of Excellent, Liz at Lancaster has just been awarded a Winner of Trip Advisor’s Traveller’s Choice Awards […]

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Each season brings new colour to the garden

Liz at Lancaster’s winter garden   Although our oak tree (which is the origin of Liz at Lancaster’s acorn logo) is dropping leaves at an alarming rate causing Thandie, Zac, Alick and Catherine the Sisyphian task of never-ending leaf sweeping , other plants are in full bloom.       Our  indigenous pavement garden has […]

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Liz at Lancaster has been honored in the 2013 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Hotels Awards

We’ve been informed  that we’ve been chosen as a winner in the B&Bs and Inns category by TripAdvisor in its 2013 Travelers’ Choice® awards.    At no 25 we just scraped in, but we are one of only 2 guesthouses in Gauteng to make it into the top 25 in South Africa.  Out of 25 award […]

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Recycle, re-use and reduce

Sobering facts around waste decomposition Ever wondered how long things take to decompose? Well, apparently it depends largely on whether they’re decomposing in a viable compost heap filled with hungry organisms, or in a landfill that gets little air, water or sunlight. But here’s a rough guideline: Paper towel 2 – 4 weeks Banana peel […]

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Will the new development in Newtown help to revitalize the area?

Potato Sheds make way for Newtown Junction In 2011 the old potato sheds behind the Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg were demolished to make way for the first major retail and leisure investment in the city for a while.  Planned as a mixed-use node it is being developed by  Atterbury Property,  facilitated by the Johannesburg […]

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