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Cnr Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive | Protea Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room is very big and spacious however very outdated. We noticed that they were upgrading some of the other rooms - hope this carries across to the rest of the rooms. The bathroom has a bath and shower - however the shower is tiny. The bed was comfortable and clean. The service at the hotel is great! the staff... More 

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Nalisha910 Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Protea Hotel Umhlanga with us. I am very sorry our current appearance was not what you had anticipated. We strive to maintain the highest standards, not only in service, but also with regards to maintaining the overall look and feel of the hotel. Unfortunately, this... More 

Houston, Texas
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69 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is close to the beach. The service is great. The property is clean and they have a nice breakfast with omelet station. The location is very good. You have restaurants, shopping, beach opportunities within walking distance. The staff is very professional an the rooms are huge. Will be back if in town.

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Lone Tree, Colorado
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two brief nights on our way to Zulu Nyala Lodge. The location is very convenient (5 minute walk to beach and shops/restaurants), but can be a bit noisy with the area traffic in the evenings if you like to open windows. The hotel, furnishings, and overall appearance are a bit aged, but everything is very clean... More 

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Thank MPuzziferro
ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear MPuzziferro I am delighted to hear that the STAFF were so friendly and efficient. Please be assured that I will congratulate our TEAM for doing a great job. As you noticed, we are currently undergoing a major renovation of our hotel. This is sure to provide a highly functional space and stylish décor that meet the modern needs of... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a week during school holidays in order to enjoy some sun during the cold and wet Western Cape winter. Friendly service, clean and comfortable accommodation that's walking distance away from main beachfront. Not 5 star but we didn't need anything more.

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Thank DevilliersO
ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear DevilliersO, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Umhlanga through Trip advisor. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the amenities and service offered at our hotel. As a valued GUEST, your feedback will be shared with the team... More 

Issaquah, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just to set the stage, I just left a gorgeous safari lodge where everything was perfect, just before coming to the Protea so I was a tad jaded. When I checked in I was a little taken aback. There is no formal entrance; you enter through a sketchy door from the parking garage. The lobby is small and not especially... More 

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Thank jma98006
ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear jma98006, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Protea Hotel Umhlanga with us. I am very sorry our current appearance was not what you had anticipated. We strive to maintain the highest standards, not only in service, but also with regards to maintaining the overall look and feel of the hotel. Unfortunately, this... More 

Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, actually, it was a good view. Perhaps not the best, but location of the room was perfect, as my travel partner now uses a wheelchair. We were offered a different room on another floor, but declined. Not to worry, we had a lovely view overlooking the street outside with its shopping malls and central Umhlanga ambience! I expected more... More 

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Thank David H
ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear David H Thank you for your words of appreciation. We are delighted to receive your compliments and we will certainly congratulate the TEAM for their exemplary service. It was our pleasure to accommodate you, and your interest and loyalty are truly invaluable to us. We look forward to welcoming you to Protea Hotel uMhlanga and to hearing from you... More 

Senior Aussie
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42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

A very comfortable large room with all the usual amenities. Booked by the tour company. Very close to the beach and jetty. Breakfast was a buffet with juice, cereals any kind of breakfast style eggs omelette, scrambled, poached and fried. A very good variety of fresh fruit Danish Pastries and breads.

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ProteaHotelUmhlanga, General Manager at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear Woldtosee46 Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Umhlanga, we are pleased to hear that you had a good dining experience and look forward to welcoming you back again in the not too distant future. Sylvia D More 

Durban, South Africa
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a romantic night away at the Hotel,after being a a Prokard member for 9 years this was the first time we stayed here.Comfortable and spacious rooms.Within walking distance to the resturants and Beach.Will definetly visit again.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

What a wonderful stay in this B&B hotel. A lovely big room with a lounge, writing desk and kitchenette with a fridge, microwave and cutlery. Please note there is no stove or hot plates.Our stay included breakfast which had a wide selection of fruit,cold meats and cheese, plus a hot cooked breakfast. There are also plenty of resturants within walking... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
uMhlanga Rocks, near Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal, evokes a vision of golden beaches, lush surroundings and the exhilaration of holidaying in an idyllic part of the world. The 3-star Protea Hotel Umhlanga is where that vision turns to reality.Conveniently situated mere minutes from the protected beach and only 10 minutes away from Durban in the heart of uMhlanga Rocks, the Protea Hotel Umhlanga offers friendly and comfortable accommodation. Most of the well-appointed rooms have sea-views and all are comfortably furnished. Admirably equipped semi self-catering rooms, as well as facilities for disabled GUESTS, are available at this 3-star hotel. The Protea Hotel Umhlanga serves delicious breakfasts on site and is situated in close proximity to a variety of restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. Conference facilities are available with well-trained and professional STAFF catering for every need. Secure, undercover parking on the premises is also available. For adventure and sports enthusiasts there are lots of activities nearby. There are the classics like tennis, bowls, golf and squash; and then there are the daring like deep-sea fishing, scuba diving and horse riding. After all that, return to the hotel pool on the rooftop to lie under the African sun and take in the sea air. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel Umhlanga

Address: Cnr Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive | Protea Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $92 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Umhlanga 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Protea Hotel Umhlanga Rocks
Protea Umhlanga
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