My wife and I have a date night away from the kids every couple of months and either stay at the Sunsquare hotel at Monte casino or at the Protea Hotel Fire and Ice Melrose Arch. This last Saturday we stayed at the Protea Hotel Fire and Ice Melrose Arch and it was great, we always really enjoy it. The staff are very professional and friendly and always greet with a smile. The rooms are very clean, modern and quite spacious. The hotel has a very warm cozy feel to it. The hotel is also very centrally located in Melrose Arch and is situated close to all the shops and great restaurants. We always pick a new restaurant within walking distance of the hotel to try for dinner and then do a nice breakfast at another one in the morning. Our room was on the first floor and it was a bit noisy close to the restaurant / bar area as parties go on late into the night. I would suggest getting a room higher up on possibly the 3rd of 4th floor if you want a quieter room, however it was a Saturday night. We also order the famous milkshakes to the room from the milkshake bar and they were amazing, very decadent.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The urban, experiential and edgy Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch is the hot-spot in the trendy Melrose Arch Precinct, a unique city within a city, which boasts a variety of trendy retail, gourmet restaurants & leisure amenities. This experiential hotel guarantees to spice-up any visit to Jozi and is aimed at the traveller who enjoys being amidst the energetic urban vibe of the cool city life. The hotel offers the ultimate convenience and accessibility to the M1 highway, Sandton business centre and OR Tambo International Airport. Shuttle transfers to and from the Sandton Gautrain Station are also available. Take full advantage of the innovative 24-hour internet station, to catch up on emails, social networking or perhaps a bit of work. Try our conference facilities and create an energetic ‘out-of-office’ experience that will definitely heighten the creative senses required in any boardroom or meeting situation. Old Hollywood glamour flows through to your dining experience, at the trendy in-house restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, with sumptuous cuisine in an intimate and relaxed dining environment. Return to your room, which offers an LCD television, open plan bathroom and an urban style that will take you back to a bygone era of old Hollywood glamour. And if it’s too early for bed - the Bar, which is open from 10h00 until 04h00 serves specialty cocktails and gourmet milkshakes, in an energetic and lively setting. ... more less
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- Protea Hotel Fire And Ice! Melrose Arch