Autograph Collection Hotels debut in South Africa

Marriott International's Autograph Collection rebrands five African Pride hotels to its portfolio

African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa
African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa

Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International, rebranded five African Pride Hotels, marking the debut of the brand in South Africa.

These hotels include: African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel, African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Arabella Hotel & Spa, Arabella Country Estate.

Situated in the heart of Johannesburg, the 118-room African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel is located in a neighbourhood filled with cafés, al fresco dining, high street fashion and more. F&B offering includes the March Restaurant that offers global cuisine, the Library Bar, or the pool area. The hotel also will offer surprise design pop-ups throughout the property.

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Set in the Gardens area of Cape Town, the African Pride 15 On Orange Hotel is a short distance from the city centre. With 129 rooms, the hotel has a rooftop pool; global cuisine restaurant Savour; an elevated chandelier pod that offers views of theTable Mountain; as well as a spa.

Nestled among the Magaliesburg Mountains,an hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, the 121-room African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa offers a hydrotherapy spa, with a jacuzzi and sound flotation pool. F&B includes: The Spa Café which offers seasonal fruits and vegetables complementing the spa treatments; country garden style food at the Rambling Vine restaurant that features quarterly seasonal menus; Twist, where the kitchen is brought into the restaurant.

In the historical village of Irene, in the heart of Gauteng, South Africa’s economic capital, lies African Pride Irene Country Lodge. With lakeside views, the lodge has 75 spacious rooms, a range of dining options, and an spa. Irene Farm across the road from African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection provides an authentic country experience, where dairy cows are milked daily and the local shop stocks fresh farm items.

Situated in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere, close to Hermanus' the whale watching destination, the 145-room Arabella Hotel & Spa overlooks a natural lagoon. The hotel has an18-hole golf course designed by Peter Matkovich, ranked amongst the best in the country, on-site dining options, a winning spa, a fully equipped fitness centere, multiple swimming pools and more.

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