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Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

Protea HotelsUS$179*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great hotel for a family with teenagers. Decent enough food options reasonably priced. Perfectly located to enter the park at Paul Kruger Gate. A fewn fun things for kids to do. Great deck that looks over the park.

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. 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 GUEST, your feedback will be shared with the team to...

St Austell
Reviewed 14 April 2017

3 nights Good room, good en suite and very comfortable bed. Range of food was fine even for a non meat eater, recommend the stir fry cooked to order, forget the poorly seasoned aubergine and tomato stew. Laundry service was excellent. Eating outside in the covered area was dark in areas but a joy to see a bush baby in...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Austell, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED Non Marriott Rewards Member, 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...

Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Location of hotel good. Room good. Bar staff not great, just managed to get the wine we ordered before we finished our meal.Had to find a staff member to serve at the outside bar. Rain meant that we could not eat in the circular outside dining room but had to eat inside. Swam in the pool but it wasn't all...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a Non Marriott Rewards Member, we see that there is room for improvement based on your feedback. We saw that you were not entirely satisfied with our Bar Service. We also noticed that there were several missed opportunities. Please accept...

Boston
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Standard room in large hotel. Didn't really use their host services as spend the two days outside the grounds. Dinner at hotel is limited to buffet, which was very good, ample and cost about $50 for two with drinks. I think they have ala carte only with room service. If you are sensitive to smells, there was the distinct odor...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED Non Marriott Rewards Member, 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...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

On a tour of South Africa with SAGA we stayed three nights at The Protea. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Our room was lovely, clean and welcoming. Loved the reception area and the boarded walks. Gardens nice too. Enjoyed the seating area looking out over the Park. Unfortunately lack of rain meant the river was dry so sadly we didn't see...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED Non Marriott Rewards Member, 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...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Spent the weekend at the hotel. It is rated as four stars. Other reviewers pictures are accurate so did not take any myself. The Pros: Great position. A few meters away from the Kruger Park. Happy staff who were wonderful with my two little ones. When your three year old proclaims "nice hotel, they're so nice to me" then you...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED Non Marriott Rewards Member, 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...

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We are South Africans living in Australia. We only had a limited time and decided to try the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate for a little bit of the African experience with the dinner in the Boma under the stars. The first night was brilliant, just what we were hoping for but the second night ruined the whole experience for us....

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a Non Marriott Rewards Member, we see that there is room for improvement based on your feedback. We saw that you were not entirely satisfied with the loud music from the wedding being hosted that night you stayed. Please accept...

Singapore
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This property is really next to the Kruger National Park gate. The viewing deck overlooks the park and we saw some elephants in the wild while having drinks in the afternoon. The staff are professional, friendly and very helpful. It's been great since the moment we checked in. Rooms: Spacious and comfortable. Bathroom shower has good water pressure and temperature....

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Mr/s Zsuki, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED Non Marriott Rewards Member, 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...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stayed here for two nights in mid-January. We had our own car and drove from Nelspruit Airport, it took about 2 hours to get to the hotel and the drive in was easy, no problems at all. The accommodation was pretty standard, similar to a best western in North America. The grounds were also nice, with a nice pool,...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Mr William, Thank you for taking the time to complete the Guest Satisfaction Survey in regards to your recent stay at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. As a VALUED GUEST, we see that there is room for improvement based on your feedback. We saw that you were not entirely satisfied with the quality of our food, we also noticed...

Reviewed 29 March 2017

This used to be our favourite hotel in South Africa and we were looking forward to our stay in early March. The setting for this hotel is really special and Protea have made the most of the location with a great decking area where you can enjoy the view of the Sabi river while sipping a refreshing drink. The evening...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Kate L, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED guest, we see that there is room for improvement based on your feedback. We saw that you were not entirely satisfied with the experience at our Pool, we have specifically asked our maintenance team to look into...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate - Where the bushveld is your playground, no matter your age! Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, a superior lodge style hotel on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga offers an affordable luxury getaway. The ambiance of comfort is unforgettable in the context of the African bush. Enjoy the serenity of being in a tree house that overlooks the bushveld, whilst you watch the wildlife go by. Keep your head in the clouds as the veranda and walkway to your air-conditioned room is at a level normally the sole domain of the variety of birds found in the area. Situated only 100 meters from the Paul Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park, the luxurious Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate provides guests with the ideal location from which to experience wildlife first-hand. This lodge offers bush drives in a Private Reserve and throughout the Kruger National Park, along with open vehicle safaris and organized game trails for you and your family. Don't forget your binoculars in this birdwatchers paradise. A days adventure is best ended off with a visit to the stunning open air Lapa Restaurant. With an extensive array of local foods to choose from, enjoy a dinner under the African stars. We can even make special arrangements for a Tree house sleep out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

Address: Portia Shabangu Rd | on Sabi River at the Paul Kruger Gate, Skukuza 1350, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Skukuza
Price Range: RM816 - RM1,302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate 4*
Number of rooms: 96
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Protea Kruger Gate Hotel Skukuza
Protea Kruger Gate Skukuza
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate
Kruger Gate Hotel
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“If you like relatively finer things in life, this is not for you.”
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“Where possible go for a ground floor room. There do not appear to be any balconies on the upper floor.”
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“They were all nice, as far as I could tell.”
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“I believe every room is on good location, I didn't see the difference :-).”
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“Carry insect repellant and your own water.”
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