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Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort

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Alameda
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86 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Since our orevious visit to this hotel, the Protea chain was acquired by Marriott. We didn't see any significant change in services or management and the reception staff were not knowledgeable about changes to come. It's a beautiful hotel with spacious rooms, and gorgeous grounds. It's a great place to hold weddings or other special events. The two restaurants offer... More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for one night. Relaxing stay in a bushveld setup. Game drives and Lion Walks nearby. Food was fresh and service was friendly and professional. Rooms are spacious and looks equipped for people with disabilities. Property was well maintained and very green for a winter visit. Would defo come again.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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88 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel over the easter holidays and words can't describe this hotel. It is without the best family experience we have had as a family. Heated pools, movies for kids, pizza making for by the kids, pony rides, game drives. As adults we walked with three lions and witnessed a cheetah run. We saw white lions. This is... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on our way to botswana (mashatu gane reserve). Excellent kitchen. Recommend the chateau briand in the fine cuisine restaurant. Walk with the lions was great. Have to get up early, but worthwhile. Staff was very friendly and very helpfull.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My e mail to Mr Ryan Shearer, GM of the Marriot Ranch Resort: "I want to thank you sincerely for and congratulate you on the conduct of your staff and in particular Mr. Mollen Mammila and Mr. Harry Malungani. On Sunday, 10 July 2016, I left Gaborone in Botswana where our family was visiting with more than enough time to... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant experience and stay, beautiful scenery and lovely food! The staff is very friendly and professional too. The game drive was out of this world, we've never been so close to the Lions. We will definitely return again..keep it up!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to dine. The food was exceptional and the service exceeded my expectations. This is a must to visit if you like fine dining. I can recommend the fillet served with the best veggies! The dessert trolley is punched to your table and is filled with an amazing variety of sweets to choose from .

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Ranch staff are always welcoming and friendly. You can feel it is family run and staff are happy to be of service. Great and consistent service from everyone in the banqueting team. Ideal venues for various conference group sizes and great accommodation options.

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Nicola B, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chrystal, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Polokwane Ranch Resort through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, we appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The check in was efficient. When I got to the room I was pleasantly surprised on the size of the room. The decor is nice but the shower was dissapointing with little water pressure. The dinner at Basil's ("fine dining") was very good, but I had to send my main course back as it was not warm throughout. Lacked a... More 

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Nicola B, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Christ, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Polokwane Ranch Resort through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, we appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback has been... More 

Middelburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. Wonderful accommodation if traveling with children or in a big group. We booked a self-catering family unit which consists of two bedrooms, both with en-suit bath & shower facilities, a lounge, fully equipped kitchen & dining area. Both bedrooms had a television plus an additional one in the lounge. The front office... More 

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Nicola B, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear TEBOGO, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Polokwane Ranch Resort through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, we appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4-star Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort established in 1960, is the leading conference, leisure and sports resort in Limpopo. The hotel is situated within a 1000ha nature conservancy and offers 150 hotel bedrooms and self-catering chalets which boasts all modern conveniences. Our Preseidential and Executive suites feature their own private courtyard and spa pool. The 20 luxury two bedroom self-catering golf chalets can accommodate upto 4 adults and two children. Our superior culinary TEAM offers unequaled quality, creativity in local and international cuisines. Take the pleasure of experiencing the ambiance of Basil's fine dining restaurant, or enjoy all meals in the Buttery family restaurant or at our day time clubhouse restaurant. Awaken to the sound of roaring lions and experience these majestic animals on a game drive. Make sure that you meet the cheetahs which have been hand raised and get your camera ready to spot over 200 bird species and 25 antelope species, including Sable antelope, Golden wildebeest, Giraffes, Zebras and Buffalo. Our Facilities and services include, horseback safaris, 4 sparkling pools (2 heated), landing strip, tennis court, fitness centre, steam room, games room, the NEW Kolobe tented camp and TEAM building activities. Our state of the art sports academy offers a magnificent 12-hole par 3 golf course and has launched 2 multi purpose sports pitches which is ideal for professional sports teams to carry out their training camps. 12-well appointed and air-conditioned conference venues seat upto 1200 delegates, with adequate WIFI access through out the property as well as a back-up generator to ensure the hotel is self reliant. We are the ideal wedding destination venue - featuring bush weddings, contemporary weddings, intimate weddings and garden weddings. "COME EXPERIENCE OUR PRIDE, WHERE HOSPITALITY IS A LONG TRADITION" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort

Address: Ranch Resort, Farm Hollandsdrift | 25km South of Polokwane on R101/ N1, Polokwane 0699, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Polokwane
Price Range: $57 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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