CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - Homes & Villas by Marriott International, Marriott International’s curated and growing collection of premium and luxury whole home rentals, announced that almost 300 exclusive Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban homes have been added to the platform, marking the collection’s debut in South Africa. Launched in May 2019, Homes & Villas by Marriott International boasts over 50,000 premium and luxury whole home rentals located in 500+ prime destinations around the world.
The launch gives travelers in the South African market more options, with whole home rentals offering space, privacy and independence, particularly for family travel. The collection of home rental properties will complement Marriott International’s existing portfolio of hotels in the country which features brands such as Protea Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Westin, AC Hotels, Autograph Collection, Sheraton Hotels and Marriott Executive Apartments.
Leveraging Marriott International’s decades of delivering exceptional hospitality experience, each home listed on Homes & Villas by Marriott International is professionally managed and meets the company’s design, cleanliness, safety and amenity standards. Homes & Villas by Marriott International is also the only home rental offering that participates in the award-winning travel programme, Marriott Bonvoy, which enables members to earn and redeem points for stays across home rentals and over 7000+ hotels and resorts globally. Each stay also includes 24/7 support, professional cleaning, high speed Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, premium linens, towels and bath amenities, laundry, and children’s items upon request.
Chris Stephenson, Vice President, International Markets, Homes & Villas by Marriott International, said, “With quality homes in prime locations, set in world-famous destinations such as Cape Town, we’re thrilled to add South Africa to the Homes & Villas by Marriott International collection and bring our deep knowledge of exceptional hospitality and world class standards to the premium home rental market in the country. As well as incredible contemporary African-chic styled apartments, tranquil villas with breathtaking mountain views and vibrant homes with enchanting interiors overlooking the ocean, the collection includes some beautiful city homes and apartments – giving travelers more options when exploring this stunning country.”
Examples of some of the Homes & Villas by Marriott International properties for summer bookings include:
- A tranquil modern three-bedroom villa with mountain view in the serene neighbourhood of Bishopscourt, Cape Town
- The Emerald, a modern two-bedroom luxury apartment with a private balcony. Guests can enjoy lunch at the on-site restaurant overlooking the green suburb of Hyde Park, Johannesburg.
- A Contemporary African beach-chic styled four-bedroom home with a pool overlooking the stunning Clifton Beach.
As in all its other markets, Homes & Villas by Marriott International works exclusively in South Africa with trusted property management professionals who not only provide 24/7 guest support but ensure that the portfolio of homes meets Marriott International product and service standards when it comes to design, cleanliness, safety, reliability, and high-end amenities.