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Protea Hotel Umhlanga

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Cnr Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive | Protea Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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246 reviews 246 reviews
27 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel basically faces the wrong way and is a few streets back from the beach. It is however walking distance from a host of nightlife options. There is not a better situated hotel in Umhlanga if you want to be vehicle free. The options are endless. You can walk to about 20 restaurants, not more than 100m from the... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the short stay I had at the Protea Hotel Umhlanga. Beautiful rooms and services...really enjoyed the breakfast and theor coffee!! Would definitely be back with my family for a leasure visit. The vibe around the hotel and seaviews!

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Nompumelelo H Thank you for your recent review. It was our pleasure to accommodate you, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Protea Hotel Umhllanga in the not too distant future. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 nights. Good Room is spacious, clean and well-maintained. There is a kitchenette in the room with microwave, crockery and cutlery sufficient for semi self-catering. The bathroom clean and well-maintained - full bathroom (shower and bath) which is a plus. A/C worked fine and wasn't to loud. Bed was comfortable. Close to several restaurants, pubs and shops (including... More 

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Adam W Thank you for your recent review. Your feedback is highly valued and will be used constructively to maintain and improve our standards of service and facilities. Value added packages including breakfast are available, subject to availability at the time of booking. We hope to have the privilege of welcoming you back to Protea Hotel Umhlanga again in... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for two nights and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hotel is situated a few meters from the beach, but has amazing sea views from the room. The restaurant only serves breakfast (lunch and supper can be prepared for you on request) however that is not a big issue as the hotel is surrounded by... More 

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Kutlwano-Xulu Thank you for your positive feedback regarding our spacious semi self-catering rooms. We hope to have the privilege of welcoming you back to Protea Hotel Umhlanga again soon. More 

Linkoping, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked almost everything about this hotel. Fantastic size of the room,so very big! All the facilities you can wish for. Fridge, microwave, cutlery, plates etc. Comfortable beds and all very clean. Good location with lots of restaurants just round the corner. So what did we not like...... the bar! It's cramped in a corner down the basement and no... More 

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear MargarethaN Thank you for your great review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Protea Hoteal Umhlanga in the not too distant future/ More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel with large rooms and very(really) nice semi-self catering facilities.Friendly hotel staff.A bonus is that it is located nearby shops and the beach.Only problem is the noise levels from the restuarants and pubs down the road...very disturbing especially if you have kids.

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Lizelleparsons Thank you for your positive review referring to our large rooms and semi-self catering facilities and your commendations about our friendly STAFF. We look forward to welcoming you back to Protea Hotel Umhlanga in order that you may experience our true service excellence. More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is clearly for business use, and for that it is perfect (minus the very slow wifi). If you're looking for a beach holiday hotel this is not the one for you. The hotel is basic and doesn't offer any extras for its guests. The good things: - the room, very clean, large with a small Kitchenette which did... More 

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Louisa M Thank you for your recent review and positive feedback regarding the clean rooms and friendly STAFF. We look forward to welcoming you back to one of our Hotels with a closer proximity to the Beach. Assuring you of our best service and personal attention at all times. More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised with the lovely hotel walking distance from everything. The rooms are great and the service good. The only negative point is the noise from the restaurants and bars down stairs.

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Jacques P Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We were delighted to receive your commendations regarding the rooms and service. We look forward to welcoming you back to Protea Hotel Umhlanga in the not too distant future. More 

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11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Spent a weekend during my business trip in Durban area. The hotel is in a great location, close to the beach. Just as you step outside the hotel, you have a choice of restaurants, fast food, bars and pubs. The whole place is lively and quite safe. Hotel staff were very friendly, cheerful and willing to help. Wifi was, without... More 

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Manoj90 Thank you for your words of appreciation. We are delighted to receive your compliments regarding our friendly, cheerful and willing to help STAFF. Glad you felt comfortable in our spacious rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back to Protea Hotel Umhlanga in the not too distant future. Kind regards Sylvia De Fries GENERAL MANAGER More 

Cheshire
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70 reviews 70 reviews
62 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Protea fitted the bill for our two night stay; friendly and efficient staff; clean rooms; adequate breakfast; reasonable location - five minute walk to the beach. I got the impression it is geared more to the business traveller than the holiday maker but it's OK.

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Cheshire Thank you for your words of appreciation. We are delighted to receive your compliments regarding our friendly and efficient STAFF, clean rooms and adequate breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back to Protea Hotel Umhlanga in the not too distant future. More 

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