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Pretoria
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel has beautiful landscaped gardens and swimming pool. Spacious rooms with bath and shower, I always like rooms with a bath. Good service from reception right through to the restaurant staff. I liked the idea of offering complimentary water, as this days most hotels no longer offer bottled water

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Thank Doris S
Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Doris S. Thank you for talking time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you experienced great service on your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein and be assured that your comment will be shared with the TEAM. It is delightful to read that you found the Hotel facilities beautiful and spacious... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at Protea Marriot is superfriendly, helpful and very respectful. I felt at home right away. There were some admin from glitches my booking agency. The staff handles the matter with dignity, kept me informed and ensured I had the most comfortable stay. A special thank you to Ntombi, Malefu and Isaacc. You guys are amazing!!!! I am definitely... More 

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Thank enjabz
Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Enjabz. Thank you for writing a review on TripAdvisor on your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We are pleased to read your kind word stating that the Hotel STAFF was able to assist you professionally even though there were complications with your bookings. Be assured that compliments will be passed on to Ntombi, Malefu and Isaac.... More 

Level Contributor
42 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The room was comfortable and spacious. Mine luckily had a bar fridge but some colleagues rooms did not. Be sure to request one for a longer stay. The water placed in the room was most welcome. We were at work long before breakfast was served but we were able to order breakfast packs which were really tasty and filling. They... More 

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Thank 717benitac
Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear 717Benitac. Thank you for taking time to write a review on TripAdvisor on your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We apologies that we have fallen short on your stay with us but however assure you that we are currently installing sound proofing. We are delighted to hear that you found the Hotel rooms spacious and you... More 

Harrismith, South Africa
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40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The hotel grounds were welcoming. Check-in and check-out was very smooth. Staff was very friendly. There was water pipe burst which damaged to the ceiling and water caused inconvenience around reception area. No one from the hotel apologized for that inconvenience. Room service was very efficient. The cleanliness of the room and quality of sleep were acceptable. The bathroom needed... More 

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Thank MsimangaMR
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We booked for a Friday and Saturday night. We found the hotel really comfortable. Professional and very friendly staff. Breakfast is expensive but well worth it. Nice buffet. The fresh pancale machine was a nice touch. We had a beautifull family room which was clean and smelled fresh. The safe parking was a huge bonus considering we were in the... More 

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Elma Thank you for taking time to write a review on your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, we are delighted to read that you enjoyed the Hotel’s breakfast buffet and found the Hotel safe with comfortable room. Thank you for recommending the Hotel to other Travelers, we are looking forward to welcoming you back on your... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Protea Hotel Bloemfontein is very clean and well organised. The staff is professional, friendly, accommodating and most helpful. Nothing is too much trouble to ensure that guests are happy and content. Dineo at Reception is exceptional; she is kind, always smiling, and goes the extra mile. What I especially appreciated during my 2-day stay is the fact the Rooms... More 

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Pieterb673.Thank you for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We pride ourselves with providing the best GUEST service and we are pleased to hear that we met and exceeded your expectations. Please be assured that your feedback will be shared with the TEAM and compliments to Bridgette and Dineo will be passed on to them. Kind Regards,... More 

Jwaneng, Botswana
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff were friendly and helpful,rooms spacious and clean and we had a good breakfast continental.The swimming pool available for those who want to swim and the reception staff friendly,security friendly.

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Thank keorapetse2015
Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Kearapetse. Thank you for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor about your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We are delighted and pleased to read your kind words about the good experience and service you received. Thank you for sharing and recommending the Hotel to other Travelers. We look forward to welcoming you back on... More 

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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Hi, I recently stayed at this hotel. the hotel has charged twice and i came to know about this only after one week when I got statement from the bank. There are currently none in marriott or Portea hotel to resolve this.

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Thank Murali G
Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Murali G.Thank you for taking time to inform us with this valuable feedback on your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. Your feedback is off great value to us, we have unfortunately fallen short on our goal of providing the best GUEST service and please accept our sincere apology. Please feel free to contact me on 051... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This hotel is my home in the city of roses, the original Protea hotel set up. Beautiful rooms. It is near two shopping centres, a zoo, a park and two stadiums all within walking distance. The young chefs serve some of the best dishes no matter your diet. the rooms are very neat and clean. the beds are quiet comfortable.... More 

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1 Thank Brian M
Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Brian M. Thank you for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We do appreciate your recommendation to other Travelers about the Hotel's location and best dishes that were served. We are delighted to hear that the Hotel is your other home and be assured that this commend will be shared with all STAFF. We look forward to... More 

East London, South Africa
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I arrived later in the day, the reception was .... well let me just say slow and confusing. the room was good, spacious and clean and with all the necessary amenities one would need. I did not have dinner, but breakfast was very good. One minor hiccup was the room service, or lack thereof. i phoned twice and placed an... More 

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Thank Brendan T
Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Brendan T. Thank you for taking time to write a review on your recent stay with us at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We are glad to hear that you found the Hotel’s room clean, spacious and with necessary amenities, however we apologies that we did not provide the best GUEST service that we pride ourselves with. Your comment... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein - A Touch of Class in the Heart of the Free State. The modern 4-Star Protea Hotel Bloemfontein is set in secure landscaped gardens and situated on Nelson Mandela Drive, in the heart of Bloemfontein's business district. After a strenuous day at the office, arrive back at the hotel and make your way to the swimming pool and terrace. Order a drink from the bar, relax and embrace this ideal setting in the City of Roses. Now that the scene has been set, enjoy a magnificent evening in the Amoretta Restaurant before turning in for the night to one of our luxurious bedrooms, offering crisp linen and separate bathroom and shower. Sleep in and take advantage of the easy access to national roads, the CBD, University of Bloemfontein and close proximity to the airport. The Protea Hotel Bloemfontein is an ideal venue for the overnight traveller and corporate executive alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein

Address: 202 Nelson Mandela Drive | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
Price Range: ₹ 4,023 - ₹ 10,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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“hotel close to military base,there is noise from choppers passing by and lot noise from vehicles.”
 of 5 bubbles keorapetse2015, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“corner rooms are nice and the rooms in the inside are quieter.”
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“All rooms are situated away from reception, making them a pro wrt privacy and possible noise control”
 of 5 bubbles Mzi_Mvimbi, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor for those with heavy luggage of mobility problems.”
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“all over quit - noiseless , Rooms - Bathroom, Lounge, diningroom, reception perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles hannelorehwsteins, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
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