What a night in Africa's greenest hotel is really like

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Hotel Verde
Hotel Verde

You don't think of an airport hotel stay as a generally pleasant experience. Noisy. Bad food. In a rush. And questionable standards of hygiene as business and leisure travellers are passing through hotel doors in bulk.

But Hotel Verde is different. Way different. 

The first hotel in Africa to offer high-end, carbon-neutral accommodation and conferencing with minimal environmental impact, there is no better place to stay before or after a flight to neutralise your carbon footprint. Just one example of its sustainability practices: the lifts use regenerative braking on 'light' travel cycles, saving 30% of the energy it would normally use. Not only that, but guests can generate power for the building by taking the stairs up and taking the lift down. 

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