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Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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cape town
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and efficient. The rooms are lovely - crisp linen, fluffy pillows and the plugs are accessible (rarer than one might think!) I ordered room service and it arrived within 20 mins. The burger was less well done than I like but the chips were perfect. Breakfast was a bit disappointing as the 'hot' buffet items...

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

Dear IngridW, Thank you for posting your recent experience at the Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein on TripAdvisor. Your commendations are highly valued, and I wish to assure you that we have congratulated the TEAM for doing such an outstanding job! We are saddened by your feedback about your experience in the restaurant. I confirm therefore that your comments have...

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't stay at the hotel but we had super and drinks at their restaurant as we came to visit and chill with some of our friends who stayed here. The place is more beautiful than it looked in the pictures. The service was excellent, Sean was our waiter and his service was very impressive; he was patient, friendly, kind...

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

Dear Rati B, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to hear that you were happy with the service from Sean. Your commendations are highly valued, and I wish to assure you that we have congratulated him for doing such an outstanding job! Upholding our commitment to provide a memorable experience with exceptional service, we hope...

Dehiwala, null, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Overall the hotel is good. But the lack of a lift to carry luggage is quite a problem especially for older people like me. Another issue is you have to request for complementary water? Otherwise not available in the room. Another issue was on my second day they took my used towels but did not replace? It more than 1/2...

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

Dear Jayantha P, Thank you for taking your time to provide your feedback for your recent stay at the Protea hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We are saddened by your feedback in regards with the request for water, slow WIFI and the and the fact that there was no porter to assist you and the towels not being refreshed. This is...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Our room had 2 double beds and was perfect for our family. Check-in was quick and friendly. Shower head needed replacing but pressure was good. Towels and room clean and air con great for the hot weather outside. Request a ground room floor if in a wheelchair or battle with stairs as there are no lifts.

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

Dear Jennifer196807, Thank you or taking your time to give your feedback for your recent stay at the Protea hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We are delighted to hear your positive feedback and wish to confirm that we have complimented the relevant TEAM. Kind regards Siphiwe Masete General manager

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I don't like to write reviews about hotels and restaurants but I really need to share my few comments about this hotel, Staff very friendly, management always available whenever needed and they actual help and never push any blame but take ownership of the problem and offer constructive feedback. Do yourself a favor and visit the this hotel, I promise...

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

Dear Traveler, Thank you for taking you time in responding with your positive feedback for your recent stay at the Protea hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We would like to confirm that we definitely shared your feedback with the relevant feedback. We look forward to welcome you back to the Protea hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. Kind regards Siphiwe Masete General manager

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Room OK, staff friendly. Beware that if you use a wheelchair, however, you will likely find it very difficult to use the shower. Although marked as "accessible", it isn't. Very steep "ramp" at an odd angle; no rails; no grip on the floors. I gave up on the idea of showering in the...

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

Dear Eringo 1992. Thank you for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor on your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We appreciate this valuable information and concerns regarding accessibility of showers in Universal rooms. Please be assures that your feedback has been shared with the relevant Hotel Management. Kind Regards Siphiwe Masete General Manager

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly convenient hotel. Well located and the typical luxury Protea experience . Friendly staff, nice spacious rooms . Very comfortable beds! Great breakfast with big variety of hot and cold foods. A friendly convenient and affordable option when in Bloemfontein.

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

Dear Rudovh. Thank you for writing a review on Tripadvisor. Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with other Travelers. It is delightful to read that the Hotel offers great breakfast, spacious comfortable rooms and it is well located. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Please be assured that your review will be shared with the TEAM. Kind...

South Africa
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I have stayed here overnight twice, having to go to the University early the next morning. For this purpose the hotel is ideal, as it is literally opposite the main gate and you could actually walk over to the UFS, should you want to. The rooms are typical hotel standard, nothing wow, but clean and comfortable. The breakfast is really...

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

Dear SBM007363. Thank you for taking time to complete our online Tripadvisor GUEST questionnaire and for the positive feedback. It is delightful to hear that you always enjoy your stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We do appreciate you sharing your review to other Travelers that the Hotel is a good stopover to or from Cape Town if driving....

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a real gem in Bloemfontein. The reception is manned with very professional staff. The hotel is spotlessly clean. The rooms are neat and tidy. The restaurant is professional. This hotel is perfect for the business traveller as well as for the traveller passing through Bloemfontein.

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

Dear Clinton C. Thank you for writing a review on Tripadvisor on your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. At Protea Hotels we pride ourselves with the best GUEST service and it is delightful to read that you experienced it. Please be assured that your review will be shared with the TEAM. We look forward to welcoming you...

Falun, Sweden
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed for 5 nights on a service visit in Bloemfontein. The hotel was OK, the personnel was helpful and nice. However the check in and out took a long time due to their system requiring a manual entry of the credit cards information. They did not use the smart chip on the card. The bar in the hotel was...

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

Dear Gustav F. Thank you for taking time to share your experience on Trip advisor at your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. I was disappointed to hear about your experience in our dining outlet and check in procedures. With aspiration to always exceed guest expectations, we have unfortunately fallen short of this goal during your recent stay....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: ₹ 4,847 - ₹ 8,272 (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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“The rooms on the south side are very cold in spite of the aircon, and can be quite dark in winter as well.”
sbm007363, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“hotel close to military base,there is noise from choppers passing by and lot noise from vehicles.”
keorapetse2015, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“corner rooms are nice and the rooms in the inside are quieter.”
Q8334RQbrianm, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are situated away from reception, making them a pro wrt privacy and possible noise control”
Mzi_Mvimbi, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor for those with heavy luggage of mobility problems.”
AnnaB939, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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