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Kempton Park, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the 3rd and 4th of November 2016 we held our company Team building at Zebula. I was checked into house 132 and oh my goodness, a beautifully decorated and with everything we required for our stay and more. We were welcomed by the butler John,a great guy indeed and he gave us a tour of the house. House 132... More 

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Thato Thank you for sharing your experience at Zebula Golf Estate & Spa 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 to... More 

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67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Booked a Premier house for my husband's birthday, and had family arriving from Cape Town and the UK for this surprise! The house was gorgeous, with all the facilities you could need, and I would not hesitate booking a house there again. We had drinks at the bar a few times, and enjoyed dinner at the restaurant on our first... More 

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear TravelFundi2010, Thank you for sharing your experience at Zebula Golf Estate and Spa through TripAdvisor. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and... More 

Boksburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We stayed at a private in Zebula over the weekend and made use of the Spa and Club house facilities. Both facilities are looking very tired and run-down and in serious need of a re-vamp. The therapists at the spa were very good, we were a party of 6 and all agreed. However, the general appearance of the spa and... More 

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear biddy511 Thank you for taking the time to complete the Guest Satisfaction Survey in regards to your recent stay at Zebula Golf Estate & Spa. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for the service that... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience we had at Zebula protea. From Milly who did the booking to the welcome at reception where Buyi greeted us with her friendly and welcoming smile to the golf experience everything was delivered with excellence and great customer service. The staff at the hotel were simply delightful. The waitrons were on point and delivered service with... More 

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gavin O Thank you for sharing your experience at the PROTEA ZEBULA. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED CUSTOMER , your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Spent 1 night here at end of June 2016. Accommodation was nice as in a bungalow away from others at the lodge. Bungalows are large albeit dated. Had to wait over an hour to be picked up from the airstrip though and the women who eventually picked us up did not apologies for lateness or bothered to assist in any... More 

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Thank Paul G
hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Paul G As a VALUED GUEST, we see that there is room for improvement based on your feedback. Please accept our apology for not meeting your expectations during your stay. As we strive to deliver a flawless guest experience, we would love to discuss your areas of concerns further. Whenever you have a moment, feel free to contact me... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

It was a great way to treat the wife to a birthday suprise.She had no clue where we were going until we got there.I had informed the staff of her birthday in advance and they prepared a beautifully personalised gift on arrival.It was a great experience and we are going back in December with our 5 year old daughter. Sundowners... More 

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tebogo167 Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Zebula Lodge through TripAdvisor. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate... More 

Durban, South Africa
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44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed June 24, 2016

We stayed at one of the 4 bedroom self catering lodges. Each very large bedroom had a huge en suite. The lodge was supremely comfortable in every way with amenities to cover every wish. The walks were easy and we saw a lot of fairly tame wild life. The golf course is definitely one of the top courses I have... More 

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Alex M With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them to deliver exceptional customer service. Thank you for staying at the... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

The facility is splendid and the area is huge, as explained by one of the rangers, the property is 1100 acres. It is very nice to do a morning game drive and see the wild life in the park. The service is good and the team very helpful. The food variety is not very thought of but the food quality... More 

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear RFares2014 Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Zebula Lodge. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them to... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We have often visited Zebula over the past 7 years but we were really taken aback at how the levels of service dropped . We rented squash racquets but the strings were broken ? So we still had to pay the full deposit to play with broken racquets and that's all they have , then whilst they have two tennis... More 

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KarienJankovic, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review on your recent stay at the Protea Zebula Lodge. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. We have investigate the matter further and have taken action with regards to the... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at Zebula. We stayed in the bush Lodge and the rooms are really spacious and luxurious. The bigger breakfast was delicious. The restaurant is very reasonable. And there is a lovely play area and jumping castle for the kids.

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tarryn R Thank you so much for your review on our resort. It is fantastic getting positive feedback about our Accommodation offerings as well as our food and beverage offerings. I shall pass your feedback onto our departments. We look forward to you visiting us again in the near future. Regards, Hayley Poole Sales and Marketing Manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge is a stunning and unique lifestyle destination a mere 2 hours' drive North of Johannesburg. Whether you choose to spend an intimate, romantic night or two at Zebula's Bush Chalets or bring the whole family for a gathering at one of our splendid luxury homes, you can be assured of spectacular, well-appointed accommodation and legendary Zebula service and hospitality. Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge has 20 Bush Lodge Rooms, 16 Waterberg Lodge Rooms, 9 Zebula-owned houses, as well as 46 privately owned houses available, each GUEST will be spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing the perfect accommodation for their stay. The 20 Bush Lodge Rooms are situated close enough to the main Clubhouse to enjoy its many facilities, yet still wonderfully private with stunning views of either the bushveld or the golf course. The Waterberg Lodge is rated 5-star and this is the place to book should service and exclusivity be what you are looking for. Situated 3km away from the main Clubhouse, featuring its own restaurant, full bar and private chef, this 16-bedroom lodge is elegance and exclusivity personified. The Zebula-owned houses provides the families or groups with extra privacy. Situated throughout the estate, these homes provide space and elegance, and also allow self-catering should you choose. These homes are also serviced daily. In addition, Zebula has a pool of 46 privately owned homes available. All homes subscribe to a high level of luxury accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge

Address: Farm 534, D1000 | Mabula District, 20 minutes drive from Bela Bela, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Bela Bela
Price Range: $116 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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“If possible form a group of 4-8 people and get a ultra luxury house to share”
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