Cyclists descending on Port Elizabeth for The Herald VW Cycle Tour on February 4 and 5 will experience the hospitality for which The Friendly City is known, thanks to the support of a local hotel group.
General manager Glenn Pappin said these discounted rates would apply from Thursday, February 2, until Sunday, February 5, and were valid for all hotels in the City Lodge group, which comprises the two-star Town Lodge, three-star City Lodge and four-star Courtyard Hotel.
“As a group, we take a keen interest in sporting and cultural activities in various parts of the country, including cycling here in the Eastern Cape.
Pappin said Town Lodge PE’s position on Beach Road was within easy walking distance of Hobie Beach, which is the start/finish area for the weekend festival of cycling.
The road events include the family and children’s races on the Saturday and the 105km Classic and supporting events on the Sunday.
Hobie Beach will also be the site of The Boardwalk Race Village marquee, where the pre-race expo and registration