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Protea Zebula Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   20 minutes drive from Bela Bela | Mabula District, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Rooms
    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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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at Zebula Lodeg last year while still living in South Africa. We stayed in the rented homes on the estate which had full kitchen 3 bathrooms with oversized tub, 4 bedrooms, heated swimming pool and braai area (BBQ). The staff are even sent to cook for you as well as get... More

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking my personal lifestyle living in the city, I had no idea what to expect … On arrival the staff was over friendly, service was good and the appearance of the staff was neat and clean. You won’t say that you inside a private game lodge, it feels like the Kruger Park!! The main reason for the visit was to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Protea Zebula on a trip for a golfing event. To breakdown our stay: 1. Dinner on first night was freezing cold 2. Second night dinner was crap (to put it nicely) 3. The "FREE" wifi DOES NOT WORK - not even to send a short one liner email. 4. They had LOUD MUSIC on the second night -... More

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Hazyview, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in for a golf competition for our son. On arrival the guy at reception was helpful and friendly - wish he had trained the rest of the staff though! Rooms are large and spacious however our toilet leaked from day one and no one bothered to fix it even after we left a note! The golf shuttle service... More

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Polokwane, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is the kind of place you'd go to for a business trip. We thought we'd have a beautiful romantic getaway for two -- it was our honeymoon afterall. The rooms are immaculate (except that we had an encounter with baby rats behind our bar fridge and when we called room service they tried to persuade us to sleep with... More

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Sandton, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

close to 3 hours outside of gauteng, the journey to get there aspecially on a friday is most unpleasant. Toll road cannot handle the taffic in that direction and toll booths actually add to the congession. Also construction on the road to get to the lodge, plus narrow roads especially with trucks using the same, is not recommended for night... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had a fabulous stay at Protea Zebula. The staff couldn't be any friendlier, the room and spa was fabulous and the location is great - less than 3 hours drive from Jhb. They don't have big game (apart from lion and tiger cubs and 2 Cheetah in enclosures) but there are a lot of buck, wildebeest and warthogs that... More

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Pretoria, Gauteng
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I have recently stayed at Zebula to attend a Conference. This is one of the best game estates which I have experienced.The accommodation speaks of extreme space, luxury, clean and neatness. All the staff are very friendly and helpful and the buffet meals served were a fantastic and scrumptuous variety. There is a beautiful well kept golf course, aircraft landing... More

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Centurion, South Africa
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Our time away from the hussle and bussle of the city was worth every cent spent at the Zebula Lodge. We had amazing service and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful at all times and on every aspect. The food was exceptional and the dinners were amazing - definite compliments to the Chef! Our time on our Game Drive... More

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ProteaHotels, General Manager at Protea Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tracyjve, We are ecstatic that you enjoyed your stay at Protea Zebula Lodge! The STAFF really put so much effort into offering the best GUEST service and they are thrilled to read your wonderful review. Seeing that the animal interaction was such a fantastic highlight for you, it would be an amazing experience for you to participate in the... More

south africa
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This was my first time going to zebula with 6 family members.we hired a beautiful 4bedroom with a private jacuzzi and pool. Every single one of us enjoyed our short stay. A special thank you to remind at the restaurant who made a surprise engagement so memorable and worth while.i can't wait to go back.

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ProteaHotels, General Manager at Protea Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear carmenpillay, We are very pleased that your stay at Protea Zebula Lodge was so enjoyable. We strive to make each and every GUESTS’ stay a memorable one and our greatest pleasure is to see reviews that show our GUESTS’ are satisfied. We hope to see you returning soon. Yours in Hospitality The Protea Zebula Lodge TEAM More

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Address: 20 minutes drive from Bela Bela | Mabula District, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Bela Bela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Zebula Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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