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Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed August 8, 2016 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
Reviewed August 7, 2016 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
Reviewed July 24, 2016 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...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed July 21, 2016 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...

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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...

Middelburg, South Africa
Reviewed July 20, 2016 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...

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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...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The one night stay on our way back to Pretoria was great at this very peaceful environment of The Ranch Hotel. Very neat and clean rooms including the bathrooms, white bedding and fluffy blankets, their sparkling pools, gym facility and entertainment areas were all excellent. Love their delicious buffet breakfast that caters for all our needs. Will definitely go back...

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

Dear Bridget, 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...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

What a great time and good experience in my life to walk next to a lion, the tour guider was one his perfection when he took us photos next to the lions, I would encourage tourist to visit the place Protea The Ranch Hotel. I learned a lot about the life Lions, Cheaters and getting closer to them and walk...

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Durban
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

My colleagues and I spent two nights in this exquisite establishment. The rooms are really huge and very impressive. I never experienced the level of service from a restaurant, like I did in this hotel. I am definitely coming to visit with my family. Highly recommended luxurious hotel.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Now this is a lovely stop when on route to Johannesburg or Pretoria coming from the Limpopo's Polokwane area. We really enjoyed the stay with very nice little home atmosphere chalets set under beautiful trees and garden setting. This is a large accommodation so walking is part of your daily routine. The rooms are kept clean and are spacious and...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed July 2, 2016

I checked in on 30 June 2016 at 23h20 and the hotel staff was friendly and went a step further serving a warm dinner which I enjoyed though I was alone. The hotel has big and spacious rooms. Polokwane was cold however I was warm as they has set the temperature prior my arrival. The hotel is ideal for family...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $64 - $150 (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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“Ask for a pool facing room”
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”
230deborahb, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“The golf Chalets have excellent views, the main hotel rooms over look the beautiful hotel gardens.”
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.”
rivoniao, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
“Polokwane is about 30km away.”
Thato1982, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
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