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Protea Hotel Kruger Gate

4.0 of 5 on Sabi River at the Paul Kruger Gate | Portia Shabangu Rd, Skukuza 1350, South Africa
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  • Location
    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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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 4 days and did game drives on all days. Just a word, I would recommend taking a full day drive rather than one in am and one in pm because Kruger is so big, you will be seeing the same geography. We even saw 2 of the elusive leopards. The hotel is right at... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this Hotel soon after the passing of our youngest son tragically in an accident. We just needed to get away from all the huzz and buzz. The venue was perfect for what we needed with easy access to the renowned Kruger Park Reserve. Although a taxing time for us we enjoyed our stay here and will definitely make... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was really looking forward to 2 nights at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate,due to circumstances i booked only 1 night,talk about a blessing in disguise. My main complaint is the dinner buffet food served in the open Boma,lovely ambience,open clear sky. There were flies,excuse me not flies but huge"Brommers"also horse flies sitting on the cold starters from end to... More 

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New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first of two planned visits to this hotel. This occasion was just myself and my wife - our first trip to the KNP. Our room was small but cozy. We liked the bed, found it comfortable but our fridge did not cool enough so our drinks were not icy as I would have liked it to me.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located on the doorstep of the Kruger Gate entrance to the Kruger notional Park. The advertised facilities and the promise of the culinary delights is the reason for this hotel being as expensive as it is. Having said that, as a visitor, one has certain expectations and when they are lacking, it deserves being brought to the... More 

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you very much for your review regarding your stay at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. We are extremely saddened by your feedback. As you are aware, Protea Hotels prides itself in delivering the best GUEST service and strives to get the basics right consistently. Your overall experience is therefore very concerning to us. I wish to confirm that... More 

New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate for a conference in Dec 2014. The hotel borders the park and they have a nice viewing area of the river. It's very clean, gorgeous bathrooms, comfy beds, everyone was nice and professional, the staff was very helpful in arranging safari outings etc. Swimming pool is nice too. The food was good. For... More 

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for your wonderful comments on Tripadvisor. I am so delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, is it a wonderful experience to feel so close to nature. We are privileged to be situated in such a beautiful setting which allows GUESTS to experience wildlife first-hand. Coupled this with our comfortable rooms,... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rather big hotel, catering for big groups (e.g. busloads of foreign tourists) and like Protea Hotels in general, you'll find the rooms to be nothing out of the ordinary in terms of a unique experience if you have visited other hotels in the same chain. You'll find the same soap and the same brand of body lotion... More 

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for your review and for sharing your comments with the TripAdvisor community. Our location and facilities are definitely a huge bonus when visiting the Kruger National Park. With the size of our establishments, the rooms and chalets as well as our well trained staff we are able to accommodate and attend to large groups remarkably well.... More 

Letchworth Garden City
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you get the chance, stay at this hotel. Overlooks Sabie river and KNP so you can sit on the wood bar areas and watch game come down for a drink or even have a massage/manicure and see elephants drinking. Food excellent with outdoor dining and entertainment. Not expensive by UK standards and the staff are wonderful. 'I shall return'.

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for your words of appreciation, we are delighted to receive your compliments. Our GUESTS' perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying with Protea Hotels is the only true yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you, and your interest and loyalty are... More 

Centurion, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can recommend this hotel to everyone even if you have children. Very competent and friendly staff. Beautiful location. You have a variety of activities that the Hotel can arrange for you. If you want to relax there is a Spa on the premises and the view from there is lovely.

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for sharing your positive experience with the TripAdvisor community. A holiday in the bush is a great treat and comfortable rooms, with delicious food and beverage offerings as well as fun filled activities to keep the kiddies entertained make such a difference. I am delighted our STAFF members were able to cater to your needs and... More 

Johannesburg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very good hotel on Kruger national parks border. Easy to enter the park and go for drives. Value for money. Half board saves you looking for food in the area. Staff friendly and helpful. Comfortable beds. Will return.

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Fantastic! Thank you for your comments after your recent stay at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. I am please you had a great experience during your stay and it was a pleasure to accommodate you. Thank you for choosing to stay at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate and we look forward you welcoming you back soon. Yours sincerely, F Meyer... More 

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Address: on Sabi River at the Paul Kruger Gate | Portia Shabangu Rd, Skukuza 1350, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Skukuza
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel Kruger Gate 4*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Protea Kruger Gate Hotel Skukuza
Protea Kruger Gate Skukuza
Kruger Gate Hotel
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate South Africa/Skukuza

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