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ANEW welcomes striking conference space to its portfolio

ANEW Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to announce the latest addition to its collection of properties, ANEW Hotel & Convention Centre OR Tambo Johannesburg. This marks an important step into the group's large-scale conferencing and convention sector.

The premises previously known as The Lakes Hotel & Conference Centre is located on the banks of Swan Lake in Benoni, on the East Rand, and will join the group’s portfolio on 1 July 2024.


Positioned just 10km from O.R Tambo International Airport, the key highlight of ANEW Hotel & Convention Centre OR Tambo is its conferencing and events venues. With 16 venues capable of accommodating up to 4,000 delegates, the property is a great choice for conventions, expos, conferences, product launches, weddings, and gala events. The versatile venue spaces are designed to cater to a variety of occasions, offering state-of-the-art facilities and the latest technology.


Managing Director of ANEW Hotels & Resorts, Evan Badenhorst, expressed enthusiasm about ANEW's expansion plans, stating, "The addition of ANEW Hotel & Convention Centre OR Tambo Johannesburg to the ANEW Hotels & Resorts family is a big milestone for us as we look to elevate conferencing experiences for domestic and international delegates. Its strategic location, mere kilometres from O.R Tambo International Airport, positions it as an ideal choice for business and leisure travellers alike."

Offering 161 modern hotel rooms the location adjacent to the N12 highway ensures easy access to all major routes around OR Tambo International Airport. This property stands out from all other airport hotels around the OR Tambo International Airport vicinity in Johannesburg due to its unique location on the lake, offering guests a peaceful retreat amidst the city’s hustle and bustle.


The hotel's signature restaurant, Cielo, an oasis located along this man-made lakeside beach, is not your usual Johannesburg restaurant setting. Cielo invites you to sip champagne lakeside, with your toes in the sand (from the KZN North Coast) and feast on Mediterranean delights.

ANEW Hotel & Convention Centre OR Tambo Johannesburg is set to become a flagship property within the ANEW Hotels and Resorts portfolio, reflecting the group's dedication to excellence and innovation in the domestic hospitality sector.

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