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Protea Hotel Stellenbosch

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 12450, Stellenbosch 7613, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Protea Hotel Stellenbosch is set in a beautiful location I sometimes forgot that I was actually on a business trip. I stayed in a deluxe room for three days which is very spacious with a lounge area and kitchenette that overlooks the Kleine Zalze estate. The kitchenette is equipped with a mini bar fridge, microwave and kettle with cutlery... More

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Cape Town
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47 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was most impressed with this Hotel. Not knowing what to expect, we loved the rooms, they are all small units with a lovely big bedroom, kichenette and lounge area. Our rate unfortunately excluded breakfast so we did not have the opportunity to use the restaurant but the rest of the hotel and the grounds were very nice and well... More

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Quintin B, Rooms Divisions Manager at Protea Hotel Stellenbosch, responded to this review

Dear travelbabe40, Thank you very much for the positive review and we look forward to welcome you back to the Protea Hotel Stellenbosch (and experience our Restaurants!) Yours Sincerely Quintin Byloo Rooms Division Manager More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Protea Hotel for a one night stay recently as part of a longer trip and it was great. We arrived as part of a big group and check in was done very efficiently. The breakfast was lovely with a great view. Staff were always helpful. The rooms were good, basic and maybe in need of a... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Very nicely appointed hotel, nice apartment style executive suites, with ample space for both adults and children. Peaceful and quiet, and king size beds with crisp percale linen. Clean rooms with small kitchen. TV selection a bit limited, but enjoyed having 2 TV's and lounge. Special breakfast for group could've been better, as there were 3 families (12 people) with... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Our first stay at the Protea Stellenbosch was a bit disappointing. On arrival we were told that the Spa was closed for the weekend as well as the beauty salon because it was long weekend. The food for dinner had very limited choices, the buffet had chicken, no red meats as well as Ostrich Pie. Vegetables and rice. The salad... More

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Sandton,South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This is rated a 3 * hotel and is in Techno Park. We booked the hotel to attend a wedding at a nearby wine farm. What a surprise. The room was spacious with immaculate white linen. An enormous swimming pool and hot tub is available with a view of a wetland outside of the fence. The surrounding mountains are magnificent.The... More

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South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is the 3rd time we have stayed here and once again we did enjoy it. A big problem when we arrived at our room was the smell, the carpets had obviously been washed and had not dried out so there was that miffy/damp smell; we left doors and windows open and by evening when we got back from supper... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I stayed 4 nights in this hotel and overall it had very strong points and some small details that bothered me a little. The positive, bed was great, super comfortable and the quality of sleep is really excellent. Breakfast is really good for a 3 stars and the service is nice. The buffet dinner also has good variety and it... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is about Dorpshuis Protea as apparently more than one Protea in Stellenbosch. Booked through the Stellenbosch tourist office (which can highly recommend excellent service) but the hotel gave us a bad first impression as they seemed bewildered by the booking process. The deposit is taken by the tourist office and we have done this before and other establishments don't... More

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Bolton, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I visited the hotel as part of an International Sales meeting - I flew in from Dubai. The hotel resembles a small gated community, with separate houses, each one subdivided into the hotel rooms. Mine was very comfortable and easily transformed into my office with my laptop and complimentary wifi. The restaurant, bar and meeting rooms were fine and I... More

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Address: PO Box 12450, Stellenbosch 7613, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Stellenbosch 3*
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Situated in the heart of the Winelands, in one of the most beautiful and heritage conscious towns, Stellenbosch is the second-oldest town in South Africa and affectionately referred to as the "Eikestad". Nestled between two international golf courses, Protea Hotel Stellenbosch offers all GUESTS the best of the Winelands. Accommodation is available in Executive, Deluxe and Standard Twin rooms, where Deluxe and Standard rooms configure to a two-bedroom apartment ideal for families and groups. Executive rooms have the best view in the house and are designed with the executive traveller in mind. Whether it’s the magnificent backdrop of mountain ranges you seek, perhaps just a scenic drive or wine tasting at the many surrounding wine farms, you will never run out of things to see and do. The hotel boasts two restaurants, two swimming pools, braai facilities, wireless internet access and the largest conference venue in Stellenbosch. If that’s not enough, why not gaze at the 270° view of the Helderberg mountain range, Blaauwklippen vineyards and the De Zalze Golf Estate. Whether it’s a family holiday or a team building activity you are looking for, Protea Hotel Stellenbosch is just the venue for you! ... more   less 
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