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Protea Hotel Ranch Resort

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Ranch Resort, Farm Hollandsdrift | 25km South of Polokwane on R101/ N1, Polokwane 0699, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at The Ranch resort for 2 nights. It was a wonderful experience. Service was excellent. Rooms were beautiful. We stayed at the self catering Golf Suites. The highlight was the game drive with Phuti as our guide. We interacted with cheetah cubs and it was really amazing. Well done Protea hotels once again! The only disappointment was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its sad to be in such a beautiful hotel and have hotel staff who simple have no idea of how to treat guests well. The Buttery Restaurant has to have the most useless staff I've ever encountered. We stood at the entrance waiting for someone to notice is and seat is. When that finally happened we sat at our table... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would like to say thank you very much to Phuti the Tour guide you were really amazing, i enjoyed the tour and also the fact that we were able to play with the cheetahs and helping us get pictures of the lion Jerry the Porter and Jerry the Waitor thank you for your hospitality. Breakfast was perfect and fast... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Spent 3 nights in the hotel, environment is clean, people are caring, food and service is good. Heared the Lion Roar but was not brave enough to try a walk with LIONS. Am told the do it under a trained guard. I guess it's possible Lions are not aggressive wen they are not hungry. Enough spaces the walk around the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

After a few days in Gauteng and a long dry drive to Polokwane, we had no idea what to expect from the accommodation at the Ranch. What a pleasant surprise! Staff were very accommodating. Frans deserves special mention who came to our aid on our arrival in the evening. He was courteous and willing to ensure we settled in with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stayed here on several occasions on this trip. For one thing, they offer good "specials" when the hotel is not fully booked. The grounds are absolutely lovely with beautiful gardens and places where you can find a comfy place to relax and read a book or enjoy the serenity of this hotel. The pool is large and well maintained;... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We had a 2 bedroom golf suite which worked well for our family during our brief stop over to break up a long drive. The hotel had an odd vibe, perhaps because it was not very crowded? The casual restaurant was OK - certainly not one of the better meals we had on our trip (dinner or breakfast) Seem to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Amazing food, friendly & efficient service. Reasonable prices. Room was the best I have had in the last year. Good conferencing facilities. And the swimming pools are heated! Even has wi-fi coverage. Highly recommended.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The hotel is beyond exceptional, I have never received such great service before. If you are planning a holiday, conference or an event, I recommend this hotel. Best in the country! While staying there you can also go for a game drive. Adults and children are catered for, the staff is friendly and very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Very nice place grew up around there. Excellent Service well priced and a wonderful staff and we had a great time. Lots to do there kids can keep themselves busy swimming or just relaxing around the pool.

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