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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Richards Bay Waterfront

    Corner of Pioneer & Bridgetown Road | Tuzigazi Waterfront, Richards Bay 3901, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent34%
          • Very good44%
          • Average12%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible5%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 100 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          This resort hotel looks lovely out front (from what I could see in the dark). My room was out the back door, down a ramp, across the yard, and down the stairs into a basement-like area with many crickets. Left before daylight so not sure...More

          Thank LB-TX-2014
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          I just love this hotel and again it did not disappoint. The service is excellent and I think the bathroom arrangement is the most generous space wise and the best I've seen anywhere. The hotel has beautiful deco. All rooms have views over the small...More

          Thank Sibusiso R
          Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

          A very clean and updated hotel on the water in Richards Bay. Rooms are spacious and clean. Bathrooms are very nice. Restaurant is also very good and staff just complete with a friendly attitude! Well located on the water with the marina in view.

          Thank WombatBen
          Reviewed May 5, 2017

          I led a group through Gate 1 to South Africa. Hotel was adequate and clean. Buffet breakfast and dinner was very good. We were all very satisfied with the hotel and would use it again. Only issue is that with some Protea hotels is that...More

          Thank Terry P
          Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

          Great service, lovely views and a great chef preparing lovely lunch meals for hotel and visitors alike! Highlights are definitely lunch in the pool on a hot day which is often even in winter as well as the lovely views. An excellent hotel to stay...More

          Thank Michelle a
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Banquet Room
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • $112 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 75
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          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Richards Bay
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          Maggie007London
          Hi, Are you able to organise an airport pick up and drop off? Many thanks in advance, D
          October 22, 2016|
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          Response from NashB2000 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes that's what we did. Was all very efficient. N
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          kenp684
          do you have regular shuttle service to the Richard Bay airport.
          July 22, 2015|
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          Response from waterfront12 | Property representative |
          Good day, kindly note we do not have a hotel shuttle but there is an outsourced transport company that we use for all our GUESTS transfers. Price to the airport is R110.00
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          "Best views on the 3rd floor in centrally located rooms"
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          "See my comments about the bathroom"
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          "Thrid floor for great view of the bay"
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          "Get a pool facing room, make sure that you are not too hungry and check the bedding before housekeeping goes..."
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