Port Elizabeth – Shamwari Townhouse, the Mantis Collection’s luxurious hotel in Port Elizabeth has a new name and a new identity. Now known as No5 Boutique Art Hotel, the property continues to be synomous with quality, luxury and service that guests of Shamwari Townhouse have become accustomed to.
The Mantis Collection prides itself on its exceptional properties and invites one and all to come and experience the remarkable No5 Boutique Art Hotel, says Mantis Collection Chairman Adrian Gardiner, “In choosing our new identity, No5 Boutique Art Hotel, we literally went back to basics by incorporating elements such as location, facilities, ownership and loyal customers and through this we captured our essence.”
It’s all in a name
By placing an emphasis on the hotel’s physical address, Number 5 Brighton Drive in Summerstrand Port Elizabeth, the Mantis Collection hopes to avoid possible confusion with the nearby Shamwari Game Reserve and to ensure that guests will continue to enjoy the accessibility of this boutique offering. Interestingly the number five has auspicious symbolism too. In a numerological sense, the number five is known as the most dynamic and energetic of all the single-digit numbers. It is known to be is unpredictable, always in motion, constantly in need of change and yet surprisingly loyal. With nothing demure or submissive in its nature the number 5 is a risk taker and adventurer. And, the number five’s spiritual meaning involves travel, adventure and motion, a testament to the discerning travellers and guests that frequent our hotel.
Holding onto tradition
Like its previous namesake, No5 Boutique Art Hotel will remain host to a privately owned art collection and world-class facilities, hand selected for the enjoyment of both business and leisure travellers. No5 Boutique Art Hotel will also continue with its outstanding service and amenities, which are a unique combination of style, comfort and affordability. Adrian Gardiner notes, “it’s also a great opportunity to pool the traits of the current brand and combine those historic qualities with a new direction and a promising future.
A state of luxury
Visit the newly christened No5 Boutique Art Hotel and step into a world of unsurpassed sophistication and excellence. Imagine luxury accommodation in ten private suites, a unique Champagne lounge and Jazz room, an exclusive 16-seat Provencal-style dining cellar with an extensive selection of international and local wines, a sexy Salon PrivÃ© cigar whisky bar, a private 15-seat Mount Batten Theatre (modelled on Prince Charles’ own personal home cinema) and for select conferences and secluded meetings, there is a 10-seat, state of the art Executive Boardroom. And last but certainly not least, No5 Boutique Art Hotel boasts the Healing Earth Retreat and Gym a wonderfully sensory experience to soothe body, mind and soul.