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Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers

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Lagos
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I almost always aim at being objective when I give reviews; and candidly, I hate to give negative reviews, but I can't help but express the experience I had with Protea Hotel Wanderers. The company I work for hosted an event at the hotel and we had employees from different countries converge at the hotel for the duration of the...

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear NnennaE, Thank you for taking the time to write your detailed review here on Trip Advisor. I am extremely saddened by your feedback. Protea Hotel Wanderers usually prides itself in delivering the best GUEST service and strives to get the basics right consistently. Your overall experience was therefore very concerning to us. We would like take the opportunity to...

Boylston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I was impressed with how clean this hotel was and also with the efficient and pleasant staff. The rooms were well kept and spacious. The buffet breakfast was excellent with many choices of food available--American and African. The wait staff was always available to fill your coffee cup or to get you anything you wanted. Overall, an excellent hotel.

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Les F, Thank you very much for posting your great review here on Trip Advisor. I am so happy to hear that you were impressed with our Hotel and the efficiency of the STAFF. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed the selection available on our breakfast buffet, I will certainly pass your lovely feedback onto our...

Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The hotels rooms are average even when you upgrade to a Luxury Suite. Grounds are nice with the vineyard look and the Wanderers Golf Club opposite the hotel. Staff at the bar was excellent, coping with all the rugby fans. Hotel lobby personnel is uninformed with anything that goes on outside of the hotel. Don't expect to get any suggestions...

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear A3duToit, Thank you very much for posting your review here on Trip Advisor. Firstly, please accept my apologies that the STAFF were unable to provide you with any suggestions for a great shopping and dining experience, we are in fact so close to the Rosebank and Melrose Arch shopping centres both of which have excellent facilities for both leisure...

Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2015

What an Awesome Hotel! Everything was amazing, very modern and stunning decor. The rooms are very comfortable with coffee, tea and water in the room. Staff very friendly from the front desk, bar area and right through the hotel. Had a wonderful stay and will definitely be back.

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear GinaD66, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. I am so pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful stay at our Hotel, your review was honestly a delight to read as it seems that overall you enjoyed most of the Hotels facilities and services! I will certainly share...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

A great hotel in Johannesburg with excellent access to Melrose, Sandton, Rosebank, etc. and reasonably close to the Gautrain for airport access. The room was spacious and had everything I needed - just as expected and more. I know everyone worries about crime in Joburg (myself included) and I must add that security here was excellent.

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear ShereenMann, Thank you very much for posting your review here on Trip Advisor. I am so happy to hear that you liked our Hotel and the facilities that the room had to offer. We are absolutely delighted to hear that despite the stories that you hear about crime in Johannesburg that you felt safe during your stay with us....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I went there with my partner for breakfast two weeks ago , I had a great time because it was first time for us to do breakfast at the Protea Hotel in Wanderers. Complements to the chef and waiters are very good.

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Siphiwe2015, Thank you very much for posting your review here on Trip Advisor. I am so delighted to hear that you and your partner came to have breakfast at the Hotel and that you enjoyed the wide selection on offer. I will certainly pass your wonderful feedback on to the Chef and the rest of the STAFF. We hope...

zoe17
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The hotel had a fairly convenient location and big rooms. There was a fridge in the room as well. The staff was quite friendly, except for some folks at the front desk who didn't seem to wait on people. Wifi was an issue, and reception had to provide me with vouchers both days because their instructions for using it didn't...

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Zoe17, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you found the Hotel and the facilities available convenient for you. Please accept my sincerest apologies about the Wi-Fi issues that we were experiencing during your stay, we did have one or two problems over...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Our stay was pleasant and the hotel decent; the pool exquisite. We went as a family but I'm not sure if this hotel is for families with small children. However, our experience was good. If I would to go back, it would be to take a swim because it was too cold to swim. We had dinner and the good...

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Rimob73, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us and that you liked the pool, even though it was a bit cold at the time. I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the...

Reviewed 25 September 2015

Half an hour from the airport checked in at 11am, after a long flight . No fuss quick check in.10 minutes by car to Melrose and Sandton shopping malls where you get lot of restaurants. Free shuttle service to these places till 10.30pm. The pick up may get delayed by about 10 to 15 minutes that is understandable as other...

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Reka K, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. Please accept my sincerest apologies that the safe in your room did not close and that reception didn’t attended to your request. I have addressed this with the department. I have noted your comment regarding our breakfast and I do apologise...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This hotel is situated just next to the Wanderers Club in a residential area. Which also means that - besides the facilities offered by the hotel - it is a bit far away from everything (talking about walking distance). However there is a regular shuttle offered to several malls in the neighborhood. The staff is extremely friendly and ready to...

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Terrencets, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review here on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you could make use of our complimentary shuttle during your stay at the Hotel. We try and make the surrounding areas easily accessible to all our GUESTS. I am absolutely thrilled that our STAFF provided you...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the prestigious suburb of Illovo, Sandton, the hotel is ideal for both the leisure and business traveller. A mere 4 minutes’ drive away, the M1 Freeway allows for easy access to all business centres, the OR Tambo International Airport and various other attractions the great city of Johannesburg has to offer. Venture into Sandton, Rosebank or the Melrose Arch precinct, which are minutes away and offer some of the finest shopping and dining experiences on the continent. Alternatively enjoy fine cuisine in our upmarket restaurant, relax on the hotel’s poolside sundeck, enjoy a cocktail in our 24 hour coffee bar and deli or make use of the in-house FIT gym. Accommodation consists of superbly appointed bedrooms, all equipped with separate bath and shower, an executive work desk & wireless internet access. Our distinguished conference facilities and executive boardrooms encourage performance and productivity. Careful attention to detail is a hallmark of this hotel, from the striking, elegant décor, immaculate service, supremely comfortable rooms, to the fresh red apple placed in our guest's room every day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers

Address: Cnr Corlett Drive & Rudd Road, Illovo 2196, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Johannesburg Wanderers)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Illovo
Price Range: ₹ 4,202 - ₹ 8,920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers 4*
Number of rooms: 229
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Protea Hotel Illovo
Protea Wanderers Hotel
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“All rooms have a decent outlook and offer quiet.”
richardj828, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“i do not suggest you to stay here , choose a hotel in Sandton or Melrose arch”
Benineda, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose quiet room facing the Cricket fields”
AmsterdamJasper, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room was 206 - very nice and spacious but not a great view. Very comfortable.”
R2581YLmaryd, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Wanderers Club should be chosen.”
doriav760, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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