As always, Protea Hotels excel in service, cleanliness and friendly staff. No problems here. This hotel is conveniently situated right next to the N1 just outside Polokwane. It is wedged between the freeway, the train track and the Shell Ultra City, so not a quiet country retreat if this is what you are looking for. The hotel consists of several buildings with ground floor and upstairs rooms. So you drive from the reception area to the building where your room is, and then you have to walk back to the reception area if you want to use the bar or the restaurant. Room service is very good, though. There are no lifts, so mobility impaired persons should definitely ask for ground floor rooms.
It is quite noisy, you can constantly hear the freeway traffic, and it is quite loud when the goods trains come past. The plumbing is also very noisy – when the people in the room adjoining ours used their shower the noise was so loud in our room that we could not even talk to each other.
Very important is to look at the Protea Hotel website for the directions to get to the hotel. Going northwards it is a simple matter of exiting at the Shell Ultra City and driving round to the hotel. Coming from Polokwane southwards is quite tricky. You have to use Road R101 and cross the freeway over a single lane bridge. Going from the hotel to the southbound freeway, you have to cross the bridge again, turn into the Ultra City at the opposite side of the freeway and then access the freeway from there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Protea Hotel Landmark is a three star hotel, situated 8.2 km South of Polokwane, on the N1 Northbound next to Shell Ultra City. Protea Hotel Landmark has 80 comfortable, spacious rooms of which 75 rooms are double rooms (ideal for family or two people sharing); furnished with two extra length double beds, the other 5 rooms are furnished with a king size extra length bed, and one room is wheelchair accessible. Our air conditioned rooms have, electronic safes, LCD televisions with a bouquet of DSTV channels and an en-suite bathroom with an overhead shower. Ample parking is available on the property.Protea Hotel Landmark has six, air conditioned venues for conferencing, exhibitions, and events such as weddings, graduations, matric farewells as well as year end functions. • Landmark 1 - Seat up to 75 guests cinema style, 70 guests school room style and 60 guests U-shape.• Landmark 2 - Seat up to 75 guests cinema style. 70 guests school room style and 60 guests U-shape.• Landmark one and two can be combined and seat 150 guests cinema style, 130 guests banquet style.• Landmark 3 – Seat up to 50 guest’s cinema style, 40 guest’s school room style and 30 guests U-shape.• Gazebo - can seat up to 235 people cinema style, 140 guests school room and 100 guests U-shape.We serve wholesome meals in the restaurant or on the patio in good weather.Have a drink and relax in our bar after a long day in the office or take a dive in our sparkling blue pool to cool of during hot summer days. Protea Hotel Landmark is out in the countryside, close enough to the city for business but quiet enough to escape from the city. Bring your children and enjoy a relaxing weekend with us. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Protea Hotel By Marriott Polokwane Landmark Limpopo