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Protea Hotel Wanderers

4.0 of 5 Cnr Corlett Drive & Rudd Road, Illovo 2116, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very hospitable, especially the bar and restaurant staff. I'm not used to having limited wifi use but I assume this would be the case at most or all hotels in South Africa. I had a great experience and thoroughly enjoyed my stay.

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Keith C, Thank you for posting your review here on Trip Advisor. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you found our STAFF to be hospitable during your stay with us; especially in the bar and in our restaurant. I am so sorry to hear that the Wi-Fi limit did not meet your expectations; it is a standard throughout... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a weekend stay in the city and the weather was quite gloomy with rain and cold. However we did not mind staying in the room which was well equipped, spacious, comfortable and clean. We actually just enjoyed being indoors and relaxed. Will definitely choose Protea Wanderers again.

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Khadija A, Thank you for taking the time to write your review here on Trip Advisor. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you found the room to be well equipped, comfortable and clean. I am sorry that the weather did not quite clear up whilst you were staying us; however we are definitely glad to hear that you... More 

Bourne End, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all the Apples are wonderfully crunchy and rather big....thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Wanderers where the staff were very friendly and accommodating particularly the bar staff who catered for my beer needs.....I must say the that the Spaghetti & Meatballs was a particular favourite and also the peanuts complimented the Amstel Room 202 was very comfortable and... More 

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Tom S, Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review here on Trip Advisor. We are certainly pleased to see and hear that overall our TEAM were able to meet and exceed your needs whilst you were staying with us. I will be sure to let our Head Chef know that you enjoyed the Spaghetti... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service. Amazing staff, they were really hospitable. Safe parking. Beautiful, spacious rooms. I loved the fact that all the rooms have free wifi. The location was quite central, everything was in close proximity.

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Shanaé M, Thank you for taking the time to write your fabulous review here on Trip Advisor. I am so delighted to hear that you had such a great stay with us and that you found the Hotel to be conveniently located. We will be sure to share your positive feedback with the rest of the TEAM at the... More 

london
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is used by company for trips to Jhb...primarily for it's location etc...was actually my first visit here... Travelling with four other colleagues. Check in was smooth and rooms assigned. That where the positives stopped. My room: safe didn't work. Colleague a: shower head missing from shower. Colleague b: hair dryer worked intermittently at 5 second intervals. The bed... More 

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Maqsmaqs, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Firstly please accept my sincerest apologies for the overall lack of assistance and service received throughout the various departments during you and your colleagues’ stay with us. I am most disappointed that the TEAM did not deliver in terms of the service as... More 

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is a nice hotel ! We slept here one night and than we were two nights in a game resort, but we kept the room. When we came back the room was not done. So we had to ask for clean towels. A nice lady delivered it at once.

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Annelies64, Thank you very much for posting your review on Trip Advisor and for choosing to stay with us during your visit through Johannesburg. Please accept my sincerest apologies that upon your return from the game resort that the room was not done up and refreshed. I am so happy to hear that the STAFF assisted you promptly with... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We attended an 80th birthday at the Wanderers Club & decided to stay over after a very festive party. The Protea Wanderers is right across from the club, has great rooms and without a doubt the most comfortable beds & pillows ever. The staff were all great but Melinda deserves special mention: she arranged an early check-in as well as... More 

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Louis, Thank you very much for posting your review here on Trip Advisor. I am so delighted to hear that you chose to stay with us after celebrating the 80th Birthday that you attended at the Wanderers Club. We are happy that you found our beds and pillows to be comfortable and hope you had a great nights’ rest!... More 

Dublin
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Protea Hotel Wanderers is very nearly the 4 Star hotel that one would expect in Europe. Great sized room, comfortable bed, TV, wifi (although limited free wifi download) and a decent bathroom with seperate shower. Generally speaking the staff were very pleasant. However, the restaurant lets the side down in a big way. We ate dinner on our first night... More 

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Travelling-Ninja, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am so sorry to hear that not only were you let down by the flavours and descriptions by the food items on the menu but even more so that the service that you received from our personnel during your meals seemed to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
82 hotel reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I stayed here in June, wintertime, for a week long business trip and this was a comfortable base. The location seemed good, although I was picked up and taken wherever I needed to go. Nevertheless, for my needs it seemed to be decently located. The room was clean and well maintained, a good size for one person and would have... More 

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Jonben, Thank you very much for posting your review here on Trip Advisor. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Hotel, and we are absolutely delighted to hear that as a business traveller the Hotel catered for your needs and that you were comfortable during your stay with us. Your comment with regards... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
38 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Excellent hotel. The staff is always friendly, efficient and most helpful. The rooms are good, clean and spacious with decent facilities. The hotel has a good restaurant with great food being served. The breakfast buffet is very good. The location of the hotel is good. It's close to good restaurants and an abundance of shopping facilities. Safe and secure guarded... More 

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear GusBehn, Thank you very much for posting your review here on Trip Advisor. I am so pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful stay at our Hotel, your review was honestly a delight to read as it seems that overall you enjoyed most of the Hotels facilities and services! Thank you for your continuous support and for... More 

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Address: Cnr Corlett Drive & Rudd Road, Illovo 2116, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Illovo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel Wanderers 4*
Number of rooms: 229
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Also Known As:
Protea Hotel Illovo
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