Thursday, 08 October 2020

The Last Word Long Beach has been voted as the #2 top hotel in Cape Town by the discerning Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

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The Last Word Long Beach has been voted as the #2 top hotel in Cape Town by the discerning Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

The Last Word Long Beach recognised with Condé Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Award“#7 Top Hotels in Africa”

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The Last Word Long Beach has been voted as the #2 top hotel in Cape Town by the discerning Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards. Being recognised in this prestigious reader survey is a proud, humbling moment for us at The Last Word Intimate Hotels and Safari Camps

In Good Company

More than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe.  The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of a meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. 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 full list of winners can be found here

Rare and Exclusive Five-Star Intimate Hotels™

Secret hideaways where time slows in a cocoon of quiet elegance and the rooms are beautifully generous, inordinately large, and tastefully understated. The Last Word Hotels and Safari Camps offer peace of mind, intuitive service, and soft linens. Here, kindness overwhelms warm hospitality.

"Our heartfelt thanks to all of our past guests who voted for us. We feel honoured and humbled to be in such great company and extend congratulations to our fellow hoteliers in Africa. All are so deserving of their place among the world's finest." - Nicky Coenen, Group General Manager, The Last Word Hotels and Safari Camps. 

Experience Ultimate Freedom 

Are you dreaming of a safari escape to pair with The Last Word Long Beach, our sublime seaside sanctuary? Did you know that by booking a stay at The Last Word Kitara, you can stay at The Last Word Long Beach free of charge? Head on over to our promotions to find out more. 

Book a unique place in the sun with us today. Our properties are located in South Africa’s most iconic areas; Cape Town, Cape Winelands and the world-famous Greater Kruger. We have some incredible offers coming up and the champagne air is beckoning. There’s nothing quite like a summer seaside holiday, is there? We have sandcastles, wave surfing and seafood on tap. Yes, please! Our long stay combinations are particularly attractive. Reach out to our friendly reservations team. They are on hand to assist you. 

"We dedicate this edition to our clients who have enjoyed time at our exclusive beachside boutique hotel. We are all missing seeing you at our beautiful beachside property. We look forward to welcoming you back when the time is right. Until then, help us keep the dream of Africa alive and well." Fanie Witbooi, General Manager, The Last Word Long Beach

About Condé Nast Traveler 

Condé Nast Traveler is the world’s most distinguished travel title providing inspiration and advice for discerning travelers. Authoritative and influential, Condé Nast Traveler is a multi-platform, transatlantic brand. Publishing US and UK print editions under Editor-in-Chief Melinda Stevens, Condé Nast Traveler offers award-winning expertise in luxury travel from around the world. For more, visit 2020 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.