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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Liked the hotel as it has clean rooms, very friendly staff and a central good location. Parking available in hotel car park, cheap and convenient. Walking distance from the beach and a number of good restaurants. Definitely recommend this hotel.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very well situated within walking distance to most of the restaurants and bars and close enough to the beach. Our room on the second floor was spacious and had been recently renovated. The hotel staff were all very friendly and efficient. The WiFi was a disaster and during our two day stay, even with the reception staff's help I found... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a quick weekend getaway to the coast at a reasonable price and found a great Weekend Deal on the Protea Hotels website. We received such a warm welcome from the staff at Reception and having established from Tripadvisor to ask for a room high up asked for a "Room with a View" and were given the key-card to... More

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

Dear Ethel H Thank you for the great feedback! We look forward to having you stay again soon at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga! Kind regards Sylvia De Fries GENERAL MANAGER More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is part of the Protea chain and reflects the high standards set. Although the building doesn't offer sea-facing rooms, the ocean can be viewed obliquely from most points throughout. The hotel is clean, well appointed, the rooms are spacious and well designed with the traveller in mind; king-size beds, sleeper couch, desk, complimentary wi-fi, more than adequate cupboard... More

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

Dear Mike T Thank you for your comments on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. We are happy that we meet and exceeded your expectations during your stay. We appreciate your comments on the lift lighting, we will investigate to see if it can be brightened up. Kind regards Sylvia De Fries GENERAL MANAGER More

Warsaw, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend there 1 weekend, arriving to the Hotel Friday night, unfortunately it was raining. We were sent to floor 4 of parking. Lift was not working, everywhere was dark ( saving of electricity?) and raining. We had to get one floor lower with all suitcases in dark and on slipery floor (no pavement for pedestrians) to get to working... More

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

Dear Joanna K We appreciate your comments about your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. Your comments with regards to the 4th floor parking have been investigated. The Protea Hotel uMhlanga is conveniently located in the “heart of uMhlanga Rocks”, a 5 minute walk to the beach and promenade, close to all the popular restaurant in uMhlanga. Thank you... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed at Protea Umhlanga after 15 years on a recent business trip... the hotel is of a good standard, as close as can be to some of the many popular restaurants of Umhlanga, but some distance to walk to get to the popular parts of the beach (if you are a beach goer)... my room (standard twin on the 3rd... More

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

Dear JonM Thank you for commenting on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. Great to have positive feedback on our friendly STAFF. I appreciate your observation on the breakfast and have given your comments to our Food and Beverage Manager. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Sylvia De Fries GENERAL MANGER More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

In transit, my wife and I were booked for one night only on July 20th. However the staff were more than helpful and the room was SO nice and spacious. Large bathroom and beautiful shower facility. Very clean and fresh. All the modcons, e.g.bathroom toiletries, kettle and tea/coffee facility were there. Excellent TV screen. Very large bed,although ours were two... More

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

Dear Les M The Management and STAFF thank you for your recent comments about your July stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga. We are happy that we meet and exceeded your expectations. Protea Hotel uMhlanga is conveniently situated it the village of uMhlanga Rocks, close to the beach and on route to the Airport. Our large spacious rooms are equipped... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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134 reviews 134 reviews
22 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This I the ideal place to stay if you are on golf tour with some mates. Once arriving at the hotel you will have absolutely no reason to drive a car. There are more than 10 restaurants within walking distance, the best is the Havan Café, excellent food. Once you have finished dinner again you can walk on down to... More

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

Dear Grennie47 Thank you for the write up on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel uMhlanga, conveniently situated in the heart of the uMhlanga village. The hotels perfect location allows one to walk to the many nearby restaurants, pubs and a 5 minute walk down to the beach. All rooms are semi self-catering, all equipped with microwave, fridge, crockery... More

Lavallette, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It's one thing to have friendly staff at the check in desk, it's quite another to have every member of the staff just as friendly and it's truly special when you can maintain that same level of quality service over a 2 week stay. The staff and management at Protea Umhlanga more than met that challenge. They commented that after... More

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

Dear Todd E We are happy to hear you had a wonderful stay at the Protea uMhlanga and that you experienced the friendly STAFF of Protea. We look forward to you staying with Protea again. Kind regards Sylvia De Fries GENERAL MANAGER More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Always greeted by friendly staff on check-in. The rooms are good, very spacious, clean and comfortable. The hotels location is situated on a vibey strip which is packed with pubs, restaurants and coffee bars, all within walking distance. The rates are reasonable. Whilst the hotel undergoes a major refurbishment and and additional facilities, the end result is sure to be... More

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

Dear Gus Benh Once again thank you for commenting on your recent stay with us, you really are a true Protea Hotel uMhlanga ambassador. The owners of the Protea Mall are upgrading the mall area, which will allow a new hotel restaurant, bar and coffee bar – which our GUESTS will love. Kind regards Sylvia De Fries GENERAL MANAGER 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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