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Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Pretoria
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Pleasant hotel with friendly staff, however atmosphere quite cold. They did do their best to accomodate special requests. Buffet is excellent. Fine for business travel. Not sure if I would consider for leisure

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Hotel for the weekend 20 - 21 of May for a Mountain bike event at The Cascades. The Hotel staff was friendly and helpful. We requested a early check in which was not a problem. The room was clean with everything you expect from a hotel. We have ordered room service which was nice and quick.

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Zimbabwe
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Hotel is in desperate need of Love. It is extremely "drab and practical" the decorators have made a right mess of the decor. It could have been fabulous, instead its cheap and bland looking. Service is casual, and lacking, particularly the desk staff. Breakfast is not great, poor quality and slow. Rooms are comfortable and clean, bathrooms are ok,...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Friday to Sunday stay was overall a good one. The roaring fires made the freezing weather more bearable. The hotel was fully booked and we were advised we would only be able to check in at 2pm - which is standard. But when we returned at 2pm our rooms were still not ready and we were not advised when...

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there with 10 other friends for a school reunion. The room was great, even had UK socket adaptors, but really comfy and clean. Some common areas looked as though they could do with a little attention. The staff were great, so friendly and helpful and for me as a foreign tourist it was exceptional value for money.

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Good Morning hmrw, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, We have shared both your compliments and suggestions with the appropriate TEAMS and look forward to hosting you in the near future Have a wonderful day!

Hluhluwe, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hilton has been around for many many years and somehow, this quaint hotel managed to maintain a very personal beautiful feel. Stayed here for one night on a business trip.Very helpful staff, attentive management, great service. Highly recommendable. Will stay there again.

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Good Morning snayager86, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, As we strive to exceed our GUEST's expectations, we are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton TEAM

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came again to do the Midlands Meander. The best place to stay is the Hilton Hotel. It is in a perfect position for the Meander. The staff are great the food is great and the rooms are very comfy and cosy. The huge sheet towels in the bathroom are fabulous.

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Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, We are delighted to hear that you experienced great service, enjoyed our comfortable rooms and found our bathrooms fabulous. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

Jhb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luxury boutique hotel in the Natal Midlands operated by Marriots. Buffet breakfast offers wide variety of breakfast options. Splash pool offers relief from summer heat. Safe parking. Fitreplaces in the lounge and bar area for those cold winter nights.

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Good Morning Etienne D, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, We feel proud of our beautiful Hotel and are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our facilities. We look forward to hosting you when your travels bring you back to Hilton Have a wonderful day!

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2017

From the moment I arrived I should have known this was not going to be a positive experience. The security guard was talking on the phone and barely managed to communicate asking me why I was there - Driving alone at 9:30 I would have imagined that going to check- in was an obvious answer. The reception was cordial and...

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Good Afternoon DianeV957, Thank you very much for taking the time to complete the review regarding your last stay. Our aim is to provide all guests (especially you) with an unforgettable hotel experience and your honest feedback is an important part of that process. We sincerely apologize for not meeting your expectations during your stay with us. We are happy...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great venue for conferencing, plenty of rooms and centrally situated close to the N3, good for conferencing for townies wishing to get onto the Midlands without travelling to far, facilities good, old world charm greets you, roaring fireplace in December was strange but the weather fluctuates where four seasons can be experienced in one day,

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Good Morning NerveEventsSA, Thank you for taking the time to complete the review regarding your last stay, I am glad that you loved our conferencing facilities as we always strive to deliver the best GUEST service. We see that you got to experience our amazing weather, where it ranges from a misty drizzle to a scorching hot day. Have a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Hilton - Opulent Elegance in the heart of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands. Situated right on the doorstep of the Midlands Meander, this four star architectural show piece with its imposing Tudor lines, is a must stay for a meandering country charm seeker. Originally established in 1936, the elegant and upmarket hotel boasts all the modern amenities expected from holiday-makers to businessmen alike, making it the first choice for Pietermaritzburg accommodation. When bringing the family don’t forget your tennis rackets. Our on-site tennis court offers a great opportunity for the whole family to have some fun. Win or lose, a quick dip in the pool will calm everyone down and clear the air. Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner; a visit to our very own Ellingtons Restaurant offers a mouth-watering choice of local cuisine fit for Royalty. We also offer a private dining area for those special occasions or when entertaining clients. Don’t forget about our Cocktail Lounge that is ready to welcome you for pre or post dinner drinks. So for business or pleasure, Protea Hotel Hilton will take care of your needs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton

Address: 1 Hilton Avenue,, Pietermaritzburg 3245, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Hilton)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Price Range: RM371 - RM590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton 4*
Number of rooms: 97
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“Ask for a mountain facing room”
wayne020, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Poolside rooms away from reception are quieter (during winter)”
K4076SMhelenm, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“I had a suite that was great and such good value”
hmrw, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“The Breakfast is fantastic”
Minkey2014, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you are on the ground floor near reception because you'll probably have to make many trips there to have your rom key reprogrammed”
PaulT555, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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