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Protea Hotel Umhlanga

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive | Protea Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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Ranked #8 of 18 hotels in Umhlanga Rocks
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time at the Hotel,the staff is friendly providing excellent service. Hotel is always clean. The location is excellent, it walking distance to the beach and close to all the great restaurants you can think of. Umhlanga Rocks is a great holiday destination.

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

Dear Godfrido Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. We pride ourselves on our friendly STAFF and for them to meet and exceed our GUESTS expectations. uMhlanga Rocks is an ideal location for holidays, business trips and conferences, situated in the heart of the uMhlanga Rocks village, allowing our GUESTS... More

Camberley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights on business. The hotel caters well for the business traveller and is situated close to a large mall with many bars and restaurants. Helpful friendly service but no draught beer - disappointing.

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

Dear Cliff L Thank you for commenting on Trip Advisor. The Protea Hotel uMhlanga is situated in the heart of the uMhlanga Village, within walking distance from the local bars, restaurants and the beach. We apologies for not having draught beer on tap, but we do not have the demand for it. We do however stock Millers draught a local... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would like to compliment the above hotel, Stayed on the 13th of June 2014, and the staff is friendly and helpful, The room i checked in to was in a corner and was spacious, loved the breakfast too, will come back.

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

Dear Thulasizwe Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent short stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. We pride ourselves in our great STAFF members, so it is wonderful to hear that you found them to be friendly and helpful. All our rooms our semi self-catering, equipped with microwaves, bar fridges, crockery and cutlery. Our rooms have... More

Table View, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't ask for a better location - close to the beach, surrounded by bars and restaurants that are a mere 1 minute walk away, with easy access to the city. My meetings were in the city and I would recommend rather staying in Umhlanga. The hotel is literally a minute from the M4 off ramp. The hotel itself needs... More

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

Dear JaxsinCpt Thank you for commenting on your recent stay with us, it is always wonderful to hear about my friendly STAFF and that they greeted you by name. Protea Hotel uMhlanga is situated in the heart of uMhlanga rocks, within walking distance from the beach, shops, restaurants and bars. Protea Hotel uMhlanga offers a daily buffet breakfast at a... More

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My surname was misspelled, if only they paid attention. Rooms are massive with very stylish interior. Hotels around beaches tend to always over sell and this happens world wide. The view in relation to the distance is always relative. Now I know.

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

Dear Tshidiso L Thank you for commenting on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. Sorry we go the spelling of your name wrong, it was not our intention. All our rooms have partial sea-views and the Protea Hotel uMhlanga is within walking distance of the beach. Located in the heart of the uMhlanga rocks village, everything is just... More

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Recently stayed for a week on business. Good location to restaurants and bars and close to M4 off ramp facilitating a quick trip into Durban Central. Hotel is reasonable nick, rooms large and reasonably equipped. Great water pressure. No frills hotel - breakfast only and nothing special in terms of food. Restaurant situated in a 'bunker' with no views. Bar... More

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

Dear John D Thank you for commenting on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga, which is situated in the heart of the uMhlanga Village, close to the many restaurants. Protea Hotel uMhlanga is a limited service hotel which offers breakfast daily and conference lunches for pre booked conferences. Presently the owners are upgrading the mall area outside the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay at Protea Umhlanga. It is conveniently situated within easy reach of the main roads leading to airport or Durban. We were able to walk down to the beach or for a meal - there are many restaurants within walking distance of the main entrance, including supermarkets. This enabled us to make use of... More

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

Dear Elsie M Protea Hotel uMhlanga are thrilled that you enjoyed your 4 night stay. The hotel has the perfect location allowing for easy access to the main roads leading to King Shaka International Airport and Durban Central. The hotel is within walking distance to the beach and in close proximity to the many restaurants in the uMhlanga Village. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We booked at the last minute (on the day of our first night's stay) to stay at the Protea Hotel Umhlanga. With two small children (4 and 2), the room size was fantastic. Semi-self-catering meant making up and cleaning babies bottles using the kettle and wash-basin and was a cinch and storing snacks in the mini-fridge, ideal. The room was... More

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

Dear Nicki D Thank you taking the time to comment on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. Our spacious rooms, with sleeper couch allows families to relax and unwind. All rooms are semi self-catering equipped with microwave, mini fridge, crockery and cutlery. The Protea Hotel uMhlanga is perfectly situated in the heart of the uMhlanga village, close to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Stayed at the protea hotel in umhlanga for 3 nights. Pics in brochures do not resemble the actual at all. Shower size, fitting for a kid only. We requested an iron and staff sent us a broken iron that tripped the electricity. The same iron was sent to us 3 times. Rooms had to be requested to be cleaned. And... More

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

Dear Zaeem K GUESTS' perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying at the Protea Hotel Umhlanga is the only true yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. Please could you contact me as I would like to resolve the issues you experience during your stay, as your comments will be used constructively to... More

Coleraine, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Right in the centre of Umhlanga Rocks. Right on the main drag for cafes, shops etc and 2-3 minutes walk to the beach. I had an enormous room on the second floor with small lounge area and self-contained kitchen inc microwave and fridge. Thoroughly recommended for convenience and comfort- also easy to find from the M4 freeway. Lovely views from... More

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

Dear Zotsha Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. Situated in the heart of uMhlanga Rocks, conveniently situated close to restaurants and a short walk to the beach. All rooms are semi self-catering, equipped with microwave, fridge, crockery and cutlery. Our perfect locations allows you easy access onto the M4,... More

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Address: Cnr Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive | Protea Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Umhlanga 3*
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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uMhlanga Rocks, near Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal, evokes a vision of golden beaches, lush surroundings and the exhilaration of holidaying in an idyllic part of the world. The 3-star Protea Hotel Umhlanga is where that vision turns to reality.Conveniently situated mere minutes from the protected beach and only 10 minutes away from Durban in the heart of uMhlanga Rocks, the Protea Hotel Umhlanga offers friendly and comfortable accommodation. Most of the well-appointed rooms have sea-views and all are comfortably furnished. Admirably equipped semi self-catering rooms, as well as facilities for disabled GUESTS, are available at this 3-star hotel. The Protea Hotel Umhlanga serves delicious breakfasts on site and is situated in close proximity to a variety of restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. Conference facilities are available with well-trained and professional STAFF catering for every need. Secure, undercover parking on the premises is also available. For adventure and sports enthusiasts there are lots of activities nearby. There are the classics like tennis, bowls, golf and squash; and then there are the daring like deep-sea fishing, scuba diving and horse riding. After all that, return to the hotel pool on the rooftop to lie under the African sun and take in the sea air. ... more   less 
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