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Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have been here before this time we brought the grand parents. Staff help full and friendly. We had a room that could work for mobility impaired guests but we had to compromise . The view from the family lounge is amazing , the moon over the bay was 😱. The boys had a choice of put-put or other entertainment... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a 1 night stay at the hotel and got a family room on ground floor room 112 (DO NOT STAY IN THIS ROOM) It is right opposite the stairs from main reception so everyone coming from the basement or going to the pool or playroom has to come past it, there is basically always traffic and the room... More 

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Thank Chandre-CPT
friendtoprotea, General Manager at Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay, responded to this review

Dear Chandre-CPT We rely on GUEST feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. Your interest and concern is therefore extremely valuable to us. We're glad that you enjoyed the overall experience and look forward to welcoming you back to the West Coast! Yours sincerely, Andrew G General Manager More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Visited this hotel for a writing retreat and was truly amazed by the personal touch and going the extra mile attitude from the staff! The setting is tranquil and at times it felt like we were on some exotic island!!

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Thank chatterbox69
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62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Trying to find what to do, we popped into the protea find out what we could do. The service was very good and fantastically friendly. We got encourage to stay for a meal and enjoy the sea views while there, neat and pretty thanx a lot for all the assistance .

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Thank Coincut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We go every year for our anniversary and can't find fault in anything. I love th is place. Rooms always clean. Restaurant breakfast is amazing. Andrew best personality to uplift the space. Well done. Only thing missing is good massage therapist.

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Thank timetoecplore
friendtoprotea, General Manager at Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay, responded to this review

Dear timetoecplore Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. We are really humbled by your feedback and glad that you feel so strong about our Hotel. I must agree with you that a massage therapist or spa would really add value to our hotel. Perhaps this is something we must relook at as we have tried it in the... More 

Edenvale, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I have stayed at the Hotel many times on business trips. During winter Saldanha can be rather cold, but the rooms are well heated via the air conditioner, in summer the cooling of the rooms are also very comfortable. The meals are excellent. Unfortunately the dining room during the winter months is rather uncomfortably cold, it would be a decided... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Check in great and Jessica was very friendly and welcoming. When we booked we asked for certain rooms but unfortunately they were already in use so we were given rooms nearby. They were very noisy as they were above reception and the restaurant so early in the morning you get a food smell (which is quite nice but not at... More 

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PMB
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Overnight stay for work, was given honeymoon suite practically on the bay. Room had awesome views, was well equipped and a nice touch was the complimentary snack platter waiting in the room on arrival. Staff were friendly and helpful - great stay, pity it was only for one night.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

If you do visit this property - try the oysters!! Beyond fresh. Best oysters I've ever had. The wifi in our initial room did not connect - we moved rooms the following day to the 3rd floor. The lady who served us on our first night was really nice. Also the GM and Rooms Division Manager who offered us sparkling... More 

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Thank _kim_kumar
friendtoprotea, General Manager at Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay, responded to this review

Dear Kim We are really glad that you enjoyed the oysters. It is truly the freshest as they come from the town of Saldanha Bay and we store them in the sea. Our chef goes down to the jetty every day to get a few. Interestingly, Saldanha Bay supplies most of the oysters in the Western Cape and also the... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Looking at the surroundings when entering the town I was pleasantly surprised when entering the lobby of the hotel premises. We were well received by friendly staff while the check in process was seamless and was performed in a professional manner. The layout of the hotel (Restaurant, Lounge, Pool area and Games room for children) was explained to us. Directions... More 

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Thank rudy_kruger
friendtoprotea, General Manager at Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay, responded to this review

Dear Rudy I am delighted to hear that the STAFF were so friendly and efficient. GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding our GUESTS’ expectations. Your comments are therefore much appreciated, and we hope to have the privilege of welcoming you to Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay again soon. Many thanks and kind regards... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay - A Bay of Tranquillity. An atmosphere of space and light, this hotel occupies a magnificent waterfront position only 80 minutes' drive from Cape Town. Protea Hotels Saldanha Bay offers excellent accommodation with a choice of standard rooms or one of our two suites. Once you have settled in, pop down to the attractive lounge and cocktail bar where drinks are served to GUESTS as they relax watching the seagulls glide by. The hotel also has a games room, a pool, table tennis, darts and kids play area that available to all GUESTS. Don’t forget our first class Mussel Cracker restaurant; you will be delighted to find a restaurant on the water’s edge with a perfect view, of the sunrise in the morning and the Moon rise at dinner time. The hotel has its own slipway and jetty and the bay is a haven for fishing and watersport enthusiasts. Discover quaint fishing villages, abundant bird life, wild flowers, the seafood route and the magnificent Langebaan lagoon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay

Address: 51B Main Road, Saldanha 7395, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Saldanha
Price Range: $77 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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