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Protea Hotel Wanderers

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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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MK UK
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Set in the heart of the famous Wanderers Club this is a delightful hotel to stay in. Slightly away from the city centre the hotel is incredibly secure and there were no worries about security and we felt safe. The room was excellently appointed and roomy and the restaurant produced excellent food, albeit with a limited range and with the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Wanderers for the second time in two years. The service was as attentive and friendly as I remember. Great sized room and bathroom. Room service dinner was yummy - chicken burger and fries... portion was very generous. I also ate in the restaurant one evening with friends. The Orlando Pirates (top soccer team) were staying there... More 

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Smurfetti, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review here on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you chose to stay with us once again and that we could provide the attentive and friendly service that you remember. I am delighted that you enjoyed the generous portion of the chicken burger and fries... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was nervous about choosing where to stay in Jo'burg as the stories of violence etc are rife. This seems to be in a very safe location, outside the main city area, yet close to a couple of different high end shopping malls, which have good restaurants. The hotel is in nice grounds and it's easy to take tours from... More 

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Jarko K, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that our Hotel could provide you with a sense of comfort and security during your stay, especially after hearing the stories before your visit. Although the Hotel is not located directly next to any shopping centres we do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was clean and always had fresh towels. Restaurant was up to date and had a quick service with orders. Hotel shuttle came in handy with visits to malls though the time was always on when they were to pick me up. Overall I had a good time and staff were friendly and happy to help. I'll definitely stay there... More 

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Joel B, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review here on Trip Advisor. I am absolutely delighted to hear that you found the Hotel clean and that the STAFF gave quick and friendly service, giving the “Best GUEST Service” is always important to us and I am glad that we managed to deliver this... More 

Cape Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was another first for me at this hotel in Wanderers, Johannesburg. The location is close to the well-known Wanderers sports or cricket stadium. I was attending a conference here and dis not stay in the hotel itself. This review is thus of the conference facilities only. The conference facility consisted of a one room venue that was well equipped... More 

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Vsomerset, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review on Trip Advisor. Please accept my sincere apologies for the discomfort and inconvenience that you experienced during the conference. Your feedback about the conferencing facilities certainly does not reflect the high standard of service and quality that our Hotel is usually proud to offer.... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

V attentive to customer requests and the restaurant is V good too - waiting staff are alert! Nice reception layout and the rooms are ideal for business travellers with study area -improve on the accessories for the rooms

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear PuffM5, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review here on Trip Advisor. We are absolutely delighted that you found our STAFF attentive and alert. I am so pleased to hear that our rooms could accommodate all your needs as a business traveller. We are certainly fortunate to have a spacious well laid... More 

Newmarket
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our South African "A World in One Country" tour started in Johannesburg at this hotel. As we were flying from Canada via England I added two extra days at the start in order to help with time change and jet lag. This was a lovely hotel except that it was rather isolated. Fortunately there was a free hotel shuttle that... More 

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear DavidENewmarket, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. We am so sorry to hear that you felt slightly isolated during your stay at the Hotel, usually we receive great feedback on our location as one doesn’t get the feeling that you are in the middle of the busy Johannesburg city... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4* hotel...so, check in is meant to start at 2pm...I arrived after 4pm, checked in and escorted to room. Room service had not really finished with cleaning and also room smelled of cigarette smoke...assuming previous guest smoked...room is non smoking. Changed room....on surface, it all looked clean...happiness. Staff were friendly and helpful. Restaurant menu (a la carte), isn't bad...pricey as... More 

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear LuiSanto, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on TripAdvisor. I am absolutely thrilled that you found our STAFF friendly and helpful and that you had a pleasant experience at the bar. We love giving our GUESTS the best GUEST service and we are delighted that you could experience that. Please accept my... More 

Harare
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location to conference venue , Wanderers Club was very convenient, literary 3 meters away. The food and service was above par both in hotel and at the club. The location very ideal and near tourist sites, train station and malls. The hotell also offers free shuttle services to the two malls Rosebank and Sandton, both malls are on the gautrain... More 

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Tsitsi G, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and the convenient location of the Hotel and the Club during your stay. I am pleased that you had the opportunity to make use of our complimentary shuttle and that... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and are were very happy residing at the Protea Hotel in Wanderers and that we would recommend this hotel to our family and friends, it is centrally situated near the Johannesburg CBD and this hotel is of great benefits to travellers or for holiday makers

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

Dear Yusuf7860, Thank you for taking the time to write your review here on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you and your wife had such an enjoyable stay at our Hotel and that you would recommend us to your family and friends. Even though we are predominantly a business Hotel during the week we do try... More 

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