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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staffs are very friendly, the resort has excellent garden and swiming pool. The gym needs some improvement, specially for those who stays at least 4 or 5 days. It seems their room keepers are not giving full attention for rooms cleaning - they don't clean the tables and mirrors in the room, bedside lamps (the room where I stayed...

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will certainly be returning. I didn't get around to use any of the amenities or activities at the resort as this for a business trip, but everything expected at the hotel was as it should be. I literally have no improvement suggestions!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel for 3 days on business and will definitely be back and the only place I will stay at in Polokwane. Great accommodation, neat, great food and very relaxing. Also loved the 9 hole mashie course to end of each day in style and just to relax.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed at the Ranch Hotel a few times and every time they do not fail to make sure that our stay is comfortable and memorable. Their rooms are spacious. Their gardens are picture pretty and the staff is friendly. Will always return for a stay over. My visit started with a smile on my face when a group of...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was nice and somehow cosy. The rooms were spacious enough and they had also a small terrace. There was a nice outdoor pool area in the garden. There was some problem or doublebooking with our room when we arrived, but we got a new room soon. We enjoyed the possibility of trying golf there and it was great....

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Skals, Denmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights in Mariott Ranch Resort - south of Polokwane. The hotel is situated in a rather big game reserve in green surroundings. Your first impression on arrival is the beautiful well kept garden - with several swimming pools under the shade of numerous palm trees. The level of activity seems rather high - with business visitors on...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort is inside a Game Park, with beautiful views and the rooms are comfortable, as are the 2 pools and beautiful gardens, Pity that the staff were not welcoming. We were escorted to our room by a silent staff,no greetings, just opend the door and off we went. Same story at the reception. Only one restaurant open, as it...

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PaulShearer, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr luigivincenti, It is with great regret that I received your complaint regarding the overall service you have received and it surprises me that such an unfortunate incident has happened to you. I can’t describe to you how sorry and shocked I am to know about this. Protea Hotel Ranch Resort owes you its deepest apologies. We take pride...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We came here for a 3 day conference and it the facilities are suitable. The rooms are well appointed modestly though it's not five star but they are clean. There is also covered parking in front of each room that helps. The food-very good. No much variety on the buffet menu but good. You can also eat from the ala...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We recently stayed at the Ranch for the weekend. We were welcomed by friendly smiling faces and very helpful staff. The accommodation was very good, only one complaint was the coffee wasn't replaced after the first use. The grounds are well kept and very relaxing. The first night we ate at Basil's restaurant, the food was first class and the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We went as a large family group of 15 including 2 small children and my 99 year old father-in-law. Booking from Toronto trying to use Marriott hotels was an absolute nightmare - such bad service from Marriott!!!. (that's another TripAdvisor review!) But then called Protea Hotels who put us on to the actual resort. Spoke with Lindia who gave me...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: $66 - $162 (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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“Book in the Golf field view”
 of 5 bubbles rew87, 6 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a pool facing room”
 of 5 bubbles RobL104, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms without renovated bathrooms have nicer view of a large garden, but bigger rooms for families have the renovated bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles 230deborahb, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“The golf Chalets have excellent views, the main hotel rooms over look the beautiful hotel gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles aves123, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“A room that is far away from the banquet room as it can get a little busy/noisy at times.”
 of 5 bubbles rivoniao, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
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