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Protea Hotel Empangeni

3.0 of 5 64 Turnbull Street, Empangeni 3935, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The few reasons as to why this hotel gets an average are : 1. the shower was either boiling hot or scorching hot! 2. rooms are small but adequate 3. tv was an old box tv and had two channels 4. not many food options for vegetarians Check in was smooth and so was check out. The front desk ladies... More 

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I had the opporunity to stay 4 nights at this location. The hotel was very nice and the rooms were very clean. The hotel was very clean and the restaurant offers very good food.The location is uphill and anything that you want is only a few walking blocks away. This hotel also offer great breakfast and as a Prokard member,... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My wife and I visited the Protea Hotel Empangeni on Saturday 31 May 2014. The receptionist and the Manageress on duty were very welcoming and charming. The restaurant was equally hospitable and caring. The food was prepared by Candice with a lot of love and served by Princess very diligently. I would return to this hotel because of the staff... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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122 reviews 122 reviews
36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Where do you stay on business in Empangeni? We were billeted in the Protea Hotel Empangeni and while the hotel staff on arrival were fantastic, when it came to our departure and the incorrect details on our bills (and there were many of us), they were slow, inept and unfriendly. My room smelt damp and the walls of the bathroom... More 

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Durban
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The staff at this hotel are excellent and action things promptly to make the stay more pleasant for their guests. One suggestion - the hotel is in dire need of a revamp. The horrible colours and dusty artificial flower arrangements are so 80's! Otherwise a good place to stay for business travellers.

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Durban, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We were very happy with the friendly efficient service at check-in and check-out. The rooms are small but comfortable and clean The beds are very comfortable. The bathroom and shower is spacious. I must say we expected much less from the hotel but we were pleasantly surprised. It is a lovely overnight hotel for business or conference. The only little... More 

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Pune, India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We were in a big group of approximately 50 people and I found the hotel services par excellent. Staff were very polite and the food was a big spread appealing to all most of us. The rooms were nice a big and bright an airy. The only problem was lugging our luggage up to our room as it was on... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

The hotel is well located, easy to reach from the airport in Richards bay if you have to do business in empangeni or surrounding areas. It offers all the basic amenities for a business trip, such as workspace in the room, but it does not provide wifi in the rooms and you have to use your own 3g to access... More 

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Durban
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We stayed at theis hotel on a Friday night. There were not many guest in that evening. We found the service to be outstanding. We had been in our room for a few minutes when we received a call from reception to check that everything was alright and if we were happy. the rooms were comfortably spacious. the beds were... More 

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port shepstone
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2010

the staff including the manager Jason were not welcoming at all. the room is so small u can handly move around this is not 4 leisure i think they must only open during the week. the passages are so hot it feels like you are walk in a volcano.

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Address: 64 Turnbull Street, Empangeni 3935, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Empangeni
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Empangeni 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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