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Protea Hotel Upington

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   26 Schroder Street, Upington 8801, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Upington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014
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  • Location
    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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We booked in for one night en route back to Cape Town. The hotel was obviously renovated recently. Well done with this. But this is unfortunately where it stopped. Front-desk service excellent, but we had such a bad experience in the restaurant. The problem would have easily been solved if there was a manager on call to cushion incidents like... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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43 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed here for one night in May 2014. The recently renovated hotel was in excellent condition and the service was superb. There is secure parking and clean, spacious rooms. All in all, we're glad we chose this hotel.

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Kimberley, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Best conference facility in town and service, food and friendliness and helpfulness of staff great. Rooms were clean and fresh. Requests were attended to immediately. Well done and a big thank you for being part of the success if the meeting!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

There is nothing much that can go wrong with a Protea Hotel. Upington's Protea Hotel was fairly priced, without a doubt the best place to stay in the town. Food was very good, although it was slightly on the expensive side. However not more expensive than other hotel's room service. Rooms are amazing. Well kitted. Super Clean.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Hotel now very beautifully renovated inside, just small things that still needs to be finalized, like paintwork etc. Service still as good as always. Staff very friendly & quick. The new restaurant inside is also very beautifully renovated with new furniture etc. Food & menu is very good: better than the franchise restaurant just next to the hotel we used... More

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18 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Very frieindly and efficient staff always willing to assist. Good linen and coffee machine in rooms. Restaurant: Needs to improve service and serve HOT meals which for two nights in a row became a bad experience

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

As a regular traveler I always enjoy staying at this Protea Hotel. Good clean rooms with friendly staff and management to assist you. The hotel are in town and near everything. Thank you. Keep up the good work.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

As a returning guest, service and check in was disappointing. The hotel was virtually fully booked and the previously good experience remained just a memory. No soap or body wash available in the room. No consistent connectivity with the Wifi. A ridiculous fee of R18 for a cup of coffee!!! I will be exploring guest houses for my next trip.

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Kimberley, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I stayed on the second floor of this hotel and my experience was excellent. Very comfortable rooms, spacious and beautifully modern with friendly and helpfull staff. You can destress in the gym before dinner. Accessible to various restaurants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The upgrade to the hotel is excellent. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Rooms are comfortable and tastefully furnished. Parking area is secure. Wide range on breakfast offer. Limited complimentary wifi on offer.

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Address: 26 Schroder Street, Upington 8801, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel Upington 4*
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Protea Hotel Upington - Peace and Tranquillity on the banks of the Orange River. Set on the edge of the Kalahari Desert and overlooking the mighty Orange River, the Protea Hotel Upington is a welcome haven for weary travelers. Positioned in the heart of the CBD, this hotel is within walking distance of all the banks, shops and local restaurants. This hotel is an ideal base for exploring popular sites such as the Kgalagardi Trans frontier Park, Orange River Wine Cellars and the Augrabies Fall National Park. The Namibian border is a mere 120km from Upington making this hotel the ideal place to stay over. The hotel has well-appointed, fully air-conditioned rooms. Modern en-suite bathrooms, satellite TV with 16 channels, tea/coffee making facilities and mini-bar fridges are featured in all rooms. A modern cocktail bar and restaurant overlooks a courtyard with swimming pool. The hotel also has a fully kitted gym with state-of-the-art equipment and for those that want to stay in shape whilst away from home. The Courtyard Bar and Restaurant will fill your tanks at breakfast and they are open for lunch and dinner as well. You will need your energy for activities in the area like golf, canoeing, tennis, squash and watersports. Wireless connectivity is ensured throughout the hotel. ... more   less 
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