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Protea Hotel Marine

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 10 hotels in Summerstrand
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Protea Marine Hotel has a spectacular view over Algoa Bay. Service was excellent and breakfast delicious. Shopping is a short drive away. Other than the restaurants in the hotel, there are many good restaurants close by.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is located, perfectly. The staff are friendly and really go out of their way to be helpfully making sure your stay is comfortable. I had a great stay and will advise any to book into Protea Hotel Marine Regards Emile

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Good day Emile P, I want to thank you for the positive review as GUEST feedback is a very important yardstick to determine whether we are doing a good job or not. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Protea Hotel Marine soon... All the best, Deleur Stander General Manager More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Location: Excellent, right on the door step by the beach and just a little away from the bustling side of the pier. Views from the rooms are great, beautiful sunrise and sunset. Hotel Facilities: Excellent, what you see on the website is what they have and the pictures match the reality of it. Hotel Rooms: Excellent, neat, clean, spotless,... More

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Dear Mohammed M, how are you? I really want to thank you for a detailed review as we use all feedback we receive to determine whether we truly live up to the standards we set for our selves. I am delighted that you and the rest of your family had a great time with us and that the TEAM here... More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

a nice reception awaits to welcome u .it s got friendly staff and willing to assist were ever.its a warm place that begs u to stay another day .drinks on the balcony overlooking the beach is a worthwhile memory .

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Dear Alroy J, how are you? Thank you for the positive review, I am glad you had a good stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon! Deleur Stander General Manager More

Athens
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed at this hotel for one night on our way to the Shamwari Game Reserve and were pleased with our stay. We were given a complimentary upgrade and had a very large and comfortable room. Also, hotel location is excellent, just by the beach and a few minutes walk from restaurants and the local mall and casino. Breakfast... More

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Dear Themis_13, Feedback from our GUESTS are important, as it allows us to know where we can improve in our services. I would therefore like to thank you for the feedback and I will be sure to share it with the rest of the STAFF. Kind Regards, Deleur Stander More

Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We arrived at the Protea Hotel Marine after about 30 hours flying from NZ and stayed there for two nights before beginning our tour of the Garden Route. We received a warm welcome and although our room was not ready, were invited to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine and a drink. Our room was clean and comfortable with a... More

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Dear KiwiWoman03, Welcome to South Africa! I trust you experienced all we have to offer in this beautiful country and that you enjoyed all the great attractions on offer. Thank you very much for the review, we are delighted to have played our part in making you feel welcome in our country. All the best, Deleur Stander. General Manager More

West Bay, Grand Cayman
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Our tour group of 37 stayed here for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. My ocean view room was not huge, but had everything I needed, including a mini refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, and a desk with a light that allowed you to actually see what you were doing - a rarity these days! The breakfast buffet was great... More

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Dear Becky R, are you well? Feedback from our GUESTS are very important to us as it helps us to determine where we can improve in our service. I would therefore like to thank you for the detailed feedback you have given us. I will be sure to share it with the rest of the TEAM. Thank you again, keep... More

Mumbai
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I stayed here as part of a cricket team (Ambassadors of Cricket) for 2 nights in June 2014. The hotel is located 50m from the Indian Ocean and therefore rooms facing the ocean have good views. The hotel is a short walk from the Boardwalk casino and the huge number of eateries and pubs there. The hotel has a colonial... More

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Dear VikInd, Thank you for the great review. It was a pleasure hosting you at the hotel and I am glad that you experienced a comfortable stay. What was the results of your cricket matches? Hopefully your TEAM won them all! Until we meet again, Deleur Stander General manager More

Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very happy with our stay there. Beautifully renovated. Lovely spacious room. Very good full breakfast. First stayed there as a child in 1946 and in 2104 still a top hotel. Near the beach and beautiful walk ways in Summerstrand. Very good value.

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Good day HenryBI, It is truly amazing to have welcomed you back to the hotel and thank you for your loyal support over the past many years. It is great that you were still able to receive the same amazing level of service as the first time you stayed with us. I truly hope and believe that we will continue... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Spent one night on the 18th of June. Very friendly staff make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. Had a nice big room and it smelled fresh and clean when I opened the door. Breakfast was nice and a waiter was frequently there to refill the coffee cup and to take away used plates. I was also handed... More

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PHMarine, General Manager at Protea Hotel Marine, responded to this review

Dear Sa-bozo, Thank you for the positive review. I am pleased that you received great service and that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to share your positive comments with the rest of the TEAM. Kind regards, Deleur Stander General manager More

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Address: Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Summerstrand
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel Marine 4*
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Protea Hotel Port Elizabeth
Protea Hotel Marine Port Elizabeth/Summerstrand

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Protea Hotel Marine Port Elizabeth - Adding value, always. Among the superior beachfront hotels in Port Elizabeth, the 4-Star Protea Hotel Marine is unparalleled. Overlooking the sun-drenched sands of Pollock Beach, with sweeping views of Algoa Bay, this hotel, in the heart of the Friendly City, is renowned for its quality facilities, personal service and luxurious atmosphere. From the moment you enter the Protea Hotel Marine, you know you are in an exceptional establishment. The large reception area is elegantly decorated, offering the first taste of a stay that promises an unforgettable experience in comfort and style. Ideal for holidaymakers, families and executives alike, the 4-Star Protea Hotel Marine offers luxurious accommodation in a range of comfortable en-suite rooms that boast spectacular sea views. Delicious meals can be enjoyed in the hotel restaurant and there are excellent conference facilities which can cater for 10 - 90 delegates. The Protea Hotel Marine is situated within walking distance of safe, sandy beaches, various swimming pools, a casino and entertainment complex, not to mention the Museum and Snake Park, and various sporting facilities, including golf. ... more   less 
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