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Protea Hotel Pelican Bay

The Esplanade, Walvis Bay, Namibia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, not stayed in this chain before but we wanted the location. Room had great sea views, standard hotel room really, nice big bed and clean. Had dinner there one night as everything in town was shut, standard buffet but nice enough. Would stay again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Protea Pelican Bay for a one week work trip. I can't say much for Walvis Bay- beautiful bay area but it's a cardboard town in the desert. The hotel staff make this place - friendly and always helpful. I had a room facing the bay with a small balcony- beautiful views and clean. Nothing special but adequate... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

So after a looooong time travelling I finally arrived at Walvis Bay. A town that simply pops out of no where as the dunes meet the coast. When I pulled up at the hotel the outside looked lovely and the reception was bright and staff very helpful. I got to my room on the ground floor weary and ready for... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice Basic hotel By the sea with own terrance. Rooms were not too fancy but okey. There was free wi-fi only in the rooms the signal was quite weak. Close to the hotel you could find flamingos and Pelicans at the beach in the Morning and evening.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Protea hotel, Pelican Bay has a great location on the edge of the water, close to the yacht club and shops of the waterfront area, and to the Raft restaurant. Unfortunately the air conditioning in the room wasn't working, and neither was the internet they claimed to have. I would stay there again, for the location and pleasant staff,... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Please note that this opinion is based on just 2 nights stay. The main value of this hotel is its great location, right on the bay beach. From the room large window we enjoyed nice views, with flamingos and other sea birds very close to the premises. Our room was large and clean, but when we looked for the air... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The view is worth the price of the stay and the restaurants close by are wonderful every time. It was basically quiet due to the limited number of guests when I was there. If you need internet then stay elsewhere. They claim to have wi-fi but in my 3 stays here it has never worked in the room and only... More 

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Cape Town
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife and I stay have stayed at this hotel 3 times in the past. It is a comfortable hotel with nice sized rooms with each of the rooms having a lagoon view which is spectacular with both sunrise and sunset. Reception is always welcoming. Breakfast is good with an fairly good cold buffet choice with warm food on order.... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a very nice hotel which is situated on the bay of Walvis Bay. The rooms are comfortable and the rates are reasonable. Free WIFI. Breakfast is good. I cannot comment on other meals as I ate at nearby restaurants.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I love Walvis Bay but it is really difficult to find great accommodation. On my previous business trip I stayed at the Protea in town which was aweful, this was definitely a step up. Staff were friendly and the food was average but the rooms felt like they needed a good clean. The duvets are full of lumps! Overall not... More 

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