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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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Dublin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
82 hotel reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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 

Durban
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I spent two nights at the hotel for a conference. First Impressions- the hotel is access controlled via boom gates and security. the first look at the hotel is amazing with an awesome water feature and parking area with very old and beautiful vines that were in bloom. The reception staff were very friendly and efficient. location - it is... More 

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

Dear Mohammed_FR, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review here on Trip Advisor. Firstly please accept my sincerest apologies that the STAFF in the restaurant came across as unfriendly and rude, this is truly most disappointing to hear as I am always inundated with compliments about the STAFF throughout the Hotel. This has been addressed... More 

Port Elizabeth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

As a regular, I truly feel part of the furniture ... greeted by name all over the hotel, plate of goodies and a gown with slippers in my room, "your regular" at dinner, and just a great experience! So pleasant after a day in the office ... and please look at the picture ... found in my room from the... More 

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

Dear Mr. Kidson, Thank you very much for writing such a lovely review on Trip Advisor! It is always so good to receive feedback from all our GUESTS, especially the regulars! I am so delighted to hear that you enjoy the goodies that are placed in your room and that every week we get to welcome you back to the... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I having been coming to this hotel for the last ten years...and I must say there level of service leaves much to be desired ..I have been sitting in the smoking area for the last one and a half hours and am still waiting to be served.. There seems to be a stuff y attitude in this hotel.. The food... More 

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

Dear Andrew M, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review here on Trip Advisor. I am terribly sorry to hear about the lack of service that you have been receiving especially when you were seated in the smoking area during your recent visit to the Hotel; this is by no means a true reflection of... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

we spent a week in October on business. Good hotel, nice staff. There was some confusion over the loyalty card, but it got sorted out. Very nice cleaning staff who cleaned my room. Very friendly. Breakfast was very nice if somewhat pricy.

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

Dear Mozzy9, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to hear that you chose to stay at our Hotel during your business trip to Johannesburg, and that the confusion with the loyalty card was sorted out. It was so lovely to read that you found the STAFF that cleaned your... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The hotel is a modern building with a secure car park outside. The gautrain bus from Rosebank station stops directly outside the grounds. My room was spacious, comfortable and clean. Food and service in the restaurant for dinner was good. Breakfast could be somewhat chaotic however with finding a clean table difficult. The gautrain bus and the hotels complimentary shuttle... More 

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

Dear Gmac37, Thank you for taking the time to write your review here on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that the service and food in the restaurant was good; even though at times when breakfast was busy it was difficult to find a table. With regards to the complimentary shuttle I am terribly sorry to hear that... More 

East Sussex
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We spent a night here whilst on a tour. The reception staff were very efficient and we were soon off to our room, which was excellent. (apple in room included.) We had dinner in the restaurant and had a lovely meal with excellent service. The Wanderers club is just the other side of the car park and we walked over... More 

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

Dear LinjEastSussex, Thank you for posting your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are absolutely delighted to hear that not only were the reception STAFF efficient at check-in and had you settled into your room in no time, but also that the service during your meal in the restaurant was excellent! I am so sorry to hear that the breakfast... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I did enjoy my stay at this hotel and will definitely consider this hotel in future. This was my first stay in the many years that I have been travelling to Johannesburg as the prices online are never competitive. I do see why business people would choose this hotel if their company or host was paying the bill. The rooms... More 

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

Dear GrantH490, Thank you for taking the time to write your review here on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to hear that you chose to stay with us at the Protea Hotel Wanderers during your recent visit to Johannesburg, thank you for considering us as your Hotel of choice for future reservations. We are delighted to hear that you found... 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
Protea Wanderers Hotel

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