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The Ranch Resort / Protea Hotel The Ranch

4.0 of 5 Cottage   |   Ranch Resort, Farm Hollandsdrift | 25km South of Polokwane on R101/ N1, Polokwane 699, South Africa
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DBWeston Johannesburg, 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a few days at the Ranch and had a great time! Rooms clean and spacious, food was tasty and the staff were friendly. Great pub just off main reception with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Will definitely stay there again if the opportunity arises. Outside heated pool was a winner!

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Polokwane, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I love their sunday lunch and the atmosphere. Their ox tail and grilled meat.....yummy. The service is good. Hanging out with friends and enjoying desserts is the best feeling ever. I love were the Ranch is situated, out of city centre. If you need some peace and quiet and enjoy good food, thats the place to be.

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Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Good Hotel, what put me off was smoking in the bar, and no facility for non smoker, I did raise this with management. Buffet Breakfast was great. The hotel has a beautiful garden and is situated in quiet secluded area.

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Nice,France
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I just came back from my trip to Polokwane. I attended a conference at the Ranch Hotel and I stayed there for 3night. Everything there is nice. I cant complain much. The location is nice, beautiful. Calm place, not noise at all. Food at all times was tasty (especially dessert, and im not a dessert person). The staff is friendly.... More

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We spent another night at this wonderful resort, this time on our way to go and do a guided 4x4 trail near Louis Trichardt. The service was fantastic and this time we decided to have the breakfast. We were 3 families with 6 kids all under the age of 9. The restaurant manager on duty looked at the kids asked... More

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Johannesburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The hotel had our booking all wrong and they said they don't have the room we booked, after much fuss and a 1/2 he later the hospitality manageress was efficient and sorted issues out in a flash. The setting is lovely and peaceful pity the hotel is very or below average. The rooms are in need of a desperate make... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

My family stayed at the Ranch Hotel Polokwane, and my husband and I were treated to early morning runs around the estate with Paul the owner's son and Ranch General Manager, during which we were able to see zebra, many buck, giraffe and many birds including crows near the Hyaena enclosure. We went on a game drive during which we... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

On our way north we stopped over at The Ranch. The roads were busy and we were looking for a comfortable stay over - nothing more and nothing less. The restaurant proved to be a nice treat - they had a buffet style and a fine-dining alternative. After being sent away because I was wearing shorts (well down to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stayed there over the weekend and where very pleasantly surprised! There is plenty to see and do, in fact a weekend is not long enough! I would recommend the Protea Ranch Hotel and we are already planning our return visit! Pack your golf clubs, camera, swimming costume, binoculars, walking boots and come hungry!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I had a weekend away for valentines with my wife at the Ranch all I can say is Wow .food was so nice .Rooms very clean .Reception with warm .Staff very Friendly .Nice Garden wow I will go again Lucas Hlongwane

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Address: Ranch Resort, Farm Hollandsdrift | 25km South of Polokwane on R101/ N1, Polokwane 699, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Polokwane
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Ranch Resort / Protea Hotel The Ranch 4*
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The Ranch Resort, Protea Hotel The Ranch, The Ranch Executive Golf Course, Daily Lion Tours, Daily Game Drives, Horseback Safaris, 12 hole par 3 Executive Golf Course, 4 Swimming Pools - 2 heated. Come and Experience Our Pride. 25km South of Polokwane / Pietersburg on the N1 or R101. ... more   less 
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