House of Louis® member companies and leaders have been recognised for its many significant business achievements.

Business awards

  • Colia Louis presented with the prestigious Social Impact Leadership Award for 2011 by the University of Stellenbosch Business School.
  • National CSI Registrar recognises Louis Group SA for contributions towards social upliftment and for the emphasis that it has placed on Corporate Social Investment as part of its commitment to the BBBEE charter.
  • Listed in 'Top Performing Companies in South Africa';
  • The Corporate Research Foundation awarded Alan Louis and Colia Louis the 'Top Executive Management Team - 2008/2009' and 'Best Managed Company in the Real Estate Sector - 2008/2009';
  • SmartSurv listed in 'Top ICTe Companies in South Africa';
  • Colia & Alan featured in 'Leading Managers in South Africa';
  • Alan recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award from the IBC (Cambridge);
  • House of Louis® Academy (previously named Louis Group Business Academy) established as South Africa's first wholly-sponsored outcomes-based adult business programme designed on Christian and entrepreneurial principles.
  • Leading Managers - The first-ever Corporate Research Foundation Publisher's Choice Award: In recognition of long-standing achievement in business leadership and management excellence, based upon consistently good management through the inculcation of high ethical principles throughout the organisation;
  • HSV Hospitality Management awarded best offshore hotel brand;
  • Place on the Bay receives 2015 RCI Gold Crown Resort Award;
  • Banc Roche given international award for best renewable energy capital provider;


The hotels managed and those owned by House of Louis® companies have consistently achieved the highest standards and have received numerous awards in recognition of the calibre of the service and client experience they provide.

Devon Valley Hotel (Owned & Managed)

  • TripAdvisor - 1st Place Travelers' Choice Award
  • TripAdvisor - Hall of Fame Certificate
  • Africa Travel Services - One of South Africa's Top 100 Boutique Hotels
  • Tripadvisor - Travelers' Choice Award - Top 10 Value for Money Hotels
  • Guest Review Awards (8.6)
  • Luxury Family Friendly Hotel - Western Cape - South presented by the Luxury Travel Guide
  • Outstanding Service Award
  • The Cedarwood Bar & Lounge provides one of the most comprehensive collections of single malt Scotch Whiskey in South Africa

Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa (Managed only)

  • Tripadvisor Cerificate of Excellence 2013
  • Best Luxury Hotel finalist 2011 – South Africa by the AA Travel Guide and American Express – winner to be announced May 2011
  • Listed in the Best 100 spas in Africa 2008
  • member of Leading Golf Hotels
  • Best Luxury Hotel winner 2010 – South Africa by the AA Travel Guide and American Express
  • Luxury Travel Guide – Africa & Middle East Awards – “Luxury Hotel of the Year for Cape Town” Winner 2016
  • Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015
  • TripAdvisor Badge for being rated “Excellent” by 54 Travelers

Fiesta Residences (Ghana) (Managed only)

  • Nominated for the World Travel Awards 2016 as “Ghana's Leading Boutique Hotel”

Fiesta Royale Hotel (Ghana) (Managed only)

  • Won “Best Conference and Banqueting team” and “Best Executive Housekeeper” Awards for 2015 at the Ghana Hotels Association Awards
  • Platinum Award Certificate 2015 at the annual “Ghana African Business Awards” under the category “Tourism Promotion (Hospitality)”