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Protea Hotel Montrose

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N3 Swinburne | Private Bag X3017, Harrismith 9880, South Africa
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Centurion
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50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This was the second year in a row that we decided to stay over at this hotel on our way to the coast from Johannesburg. And I am so glad to see that the service, the staff and the hotel is still maintaining their levels of service. From the friendly staff at check-in, to the time we checked out, the... More 

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Thank Rina M
James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Good Morning Rina M Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. I am so happy to hear that you have enjoyed another stay at our hotel and that our service levels have not slipped since your last stay. I hope that you have a fantastic 2016 and we look forwar to hosting you again in the... More 

Angel Fire, New Mexico
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51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This isn't a destination to go to but if you're traveling and tired of driving on the way to Jo'burg, this place is convenient and about 3 hours from the OR Tambo airport. The rooms are clean albeit a bit small, bed is comfortable, everything seems to work fine and they give you a 20% discount for the nearby restaurant.... More 

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James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. I am glad that we were able to split up your trip and make sure you were comfortable. More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Expedia lost our booking and Hotel did not know we were coming. However, they dealt with this in a professional manner and admitted the only room they had available was not completely up to scratch as it had a bath not a shower. We had been travelling for almost 24 and really didn't care as long as we could crash.... More 

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James L, Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. I am glad we were able to supply you with a room and make you comfortable. We are working on a system with our maintenance people to try an d ensure that we do not have a water issue as you exierienced. On the ground floor we have 2 special access rooms for... More 

Margate, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
131 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

our satnav didn't recognise Montrose but as the hotel is in a quiet corner of the motorway services with separate secure area it wasn't hard to find. however on second day we arrived via local unmade road and needed to put in its actual location in Swinburne. happy, friendly welcome but reservation "wasn't in system" - quick reboot found it!... More 

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James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review. I am gratified that you enjoyed your visit with us and I hope that the remainder of your trip was also most enjoyable. More 

Brackenfell, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Rooms are clean, no showers for people with back problems or elderly persons, we ask for a non-smoking room, when we arrived the room was standing open and it have a smoking smell of people that smoke in the room, lots of take-away restaurants, but over crowded with passengers from buses.

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James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am sorry that you did not have a room with a shower during your stay. We only have 3 rooms with baths and the remainder have showers. We accommodate people according to requests, but if no requests are made we place book the people into the 1st available room. We would have... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

A very pleasant Hotel and a good midway break between Durban and Johannesburg. I have stayed here 2 times and have always found it to be a great place to stay with a good choice of takeaway restaurants and a sit down Mugg and a Bean for a variety of dinner and breakfast choices. I am using a wheelchair and... More 

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Thank Mark B
James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

It was our absolute pleasure to have you visiting us. We are here to assist in any way that we can and are happy that we were able to satisfy your requirements I look forward to meeting you again in the future. More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is half way from Dbn to Jhb and easy for overnight. Next to main route, are quiet with no road noise The hotel is clean and neat and reception staff very friendly. There are no restaurant at the hotel but there are a Mug and Bean within walking distance and the hotel offers a 20% discount voucher @... More 

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1 Thank Gerda D
James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am glad that you found my TEAM to be friendly and accommodating. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This small hotel is situated right next to the N3 about 20km form Harrismith. I found the stay to be good, nothing fancy though, but still pleasant. You have to prepare yourself for the fact that breakfast and dinner you need to get at one of the food outlets at the garage next to the hotel. The are at least... More 

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James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. I am gratified that we managed to tick all of the boxes for your brief visit and we hope that you will visit us again in the future More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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103 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Comfortable beds good working heating/air cons,and helpful staff. Location,location,location.right on N-3.all the restaurants next door, Very good mugg and bean express.blackout drapes,and sound proof from highway and wind.This hotel is fairly new,and should be rated 4 stars.nicest place I stayed on this trip

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1 Thank mattata1
James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the incredible review. I am so glad that we satisfied your requirements during your stay and kept you warm and comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future More 

Uvongo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Deciding to cut a long trip in half we arrived at the Protea Montrose and were welcomed warmly the receptionist on duty. The room was comfy and clean. Would have rather had a shower than only a bath. However, this did not detract from enjoyable nights rest. On departure we were handed a voucher for a discount at the Mugg... More 

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Thank Debbie T
James L, General Manager at Protea Hotel Montrose, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It was our pleasure to be able to host you on your trip. We do have rooms available with a shower and would have happily changed your room type were one available. In fact, we only have 3 rooms with a bath in the hotel. More 

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