Southern Spoor is delighted to welcome back BlackBrick Sandton, along with its sister hotel BlackBrick Cape Town, to its portfolio of unique, privately owned hotels in South Africa. With their distinct black brick façades and a range of stay, work and play facilities, the BlackBrick hotels are shaking up the hotel sector in South Africa.
“BlackBrick have positioned themselves as a next-generation apartment hotel network transforming the travel experience through technology and design,” says Anita Foxcroft, director of Southern Spoor. “Their objective is to make living and working freely between cities possible, by offering convenient, affordable apartment hotels in central locations that are equipped with everything business and leisure travellers require for short or extended stays.
“They appeal to creative travellers who are looking for something different to the norm, and who appreciate convenience, technology and collaboration. Their central city locations puts guests in the heart of the action, be it for work or play,” says Foxcroft.
“Having launched and begun trading during the pandemic, BlackBrick have proven they are resilient and have what it takes to provide hospitality experiences even in the toughest of times. With Covid-19 restrictions falling away, BlackBrick are now looking forward to engaging with trade and establishing a greater presence in the industry.”
BlackBrick Sandton is located at 22 and 25 Fredman Drive, while BlackBrick Cape Town is situated on the corner of Riebeek Street and St George’s Mall in Cape Town’s Foreshore area.
Both developments have sought to create a connection with their local communities by featuring artwork and murals by local artists, and collaborating with local suppliers.
All hotel apartments have a contemporary feel and are fitted with air-con, kitchens, smart TVs and work desks. Guests have free access to the BlackBrick members’ club facilities and experiences, which includes work spaces, restaurants, gym and yoga studios, screening rooms, boardrooms, rooftops, WiFi and a digital concierge.
“BlackBrick Sandton and Cape Town are great options for modern business and leisure travellers, and we are looking forward to bringing them closer to the travel trade,” says Foxcroft.