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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 June 2016

First night, we went to dinner and were told an hour before the buffet closes that some of the food is finished and were not going to be replaced, after making a noise, the extra food arrived. Wake in the morning and had to have a cold shower as the hot water was finished?!? Get back to the room, no...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Nelisha Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, As discussed telephonically we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable GUEST experience , we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay with us. This is not the standard of the hotel or an experience we wish to give to our guest. Once again...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This was our one-night stop in Hluhluwe. It was a nice hotel, good size rooms with a pretty pool area. We ate here for both lunch and dinner. We ordered off the lunch menu which was very limited. Both my husband and I ordered the prawn salad - be prepared for the entire prawn - antennae, head, tail, guts! The...

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in meeting and exceeding guests expectations. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have addressed the way the prawns are served in the salad and this has been rectified. Kind Regards...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

It was a lovely place for our business trip. A truly refreshing experience, an efficient general manager, lovely staff and decent rooms. The staff are always willing to help, Thanks guys for a great stay. I Pillay

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. 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 is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank...

Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The team at Hluhluwe Protea Hotel has been amazing. The General Manager; Sadira Nayager and her team have been absolutely amazing with organising team building workshops for our local educators in the different schools that Star For Life operates in.

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris We appreciate your feedback . With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank you again for your time and come visit us again...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Very friendly staff, food is excellent, close proximity to game reserve. no request is to difficult for staff to do. love staying here in comfortable rooms with everything you need. a modern hotel with old world charm.

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris , 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 is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service....

Reviewed 24 May 2016

I am a tourist guide that regularly go for sandwich platter lunch here. On mother's day they gave my guests a REAL surprise treat. Out of this wold... A platter made for a king it was.. Tasty sandwiches, salads, combined with sweet tartlets, cakes and all sorts of savory tastes. Nothing less than a feast. Enjoyed by everyone including myself....

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST! Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Aj is a true treasure to our hotel , and i will pass on the thank you to him and his team. Your feedback is integral to our ability...

Europe
Reviewed 22 May 2016

After a day in the Hluhluwe/umfolozi parc we were ready for a decent meal at 18:00 - so we headed to the "best place" Hluhluwe seems to offer. But the restaurant wouldn't open before 19:30 so we choose to sit in the bar and have some bites off the bar menue. To make it short: the food was ok, but...

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST! Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris , Please accept our apology for not meeting your expectations during your visit. As we strive to deliver a flawless guest experience. All areas of concern have been discussed with our food & beverage department to rectify immediately. This is not the standard of the hotel or...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 16 May 2016

It was a pleasant experience overall, a nice location and reasonable on site facilities. There are however a few slight improvements that could be made: 1. The shower doors did not work, and the floor was drenched after each time we showered. Another traveler (posh1985) has also commented on this as well, so this has not yet been addressed. 2....

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal on certain points during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology. Upholding our commitment to provide a memorable experience with exceptional service, we hope to...

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at various Protea hotels. Unfortunately, whenever I stayed at this one it was not a pleasant experience. The room had a bad damp smell. Also very noisy in the evening. I will only return to this hotel if all the bed and breakfasts in Hluhluwe are fully booked and if Ghost Mountain Inn in Mkuze which is 50km...

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review of the hotel, As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during past stays. Please accept our sincere apology for that. There has been many changes made within the hotel since your last stay with us. We would like for...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

On are visit to Hluhluwe Protea hotel was pleased to hear that the previous owner has bought it back from Protea hotels. And started to turn it back to a family hotel looking great. So we would recommend people to give it a go the staff are so friendly and helpful. So what are you waiting for give Hluhluwe hotel...

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST We thank you for your kind words on reviewing our property. Our main aim is to exceed guests expectations and have them feel like the hotel is home. We are so pleased that your stay with us was a pleasant one. We hope to see you again soon , Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris - Luxury Set in the Heart of The Zulu Kingdom. Rich in natural ambience and with a distinctively African rhythm, Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris treats guests to luxurious accommodation, tantalising cuisine, and a world-class service with friendly staff who live the motto "hospitality is our game". The Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris encourages visitors to leave the modern world behind and to embark on a discovery ... The untamed beauty of Kwazulu Natal's Elephant coast and the neighbouring wildlife and marine reserves have created a vibrant eco-system of unrivalled diversity. Soak up the sun at the swimming pool terrace and feel the cultural richness in the evenings whilst sipping on a refreshing sundowner and watching the Zulu dance shows are held beneath the magnificent Umkanyakude (Fever) Tree. At Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, you'll discover the wild nature of Africa, rejoice in the luxury and revel in the friendly warmth of one of Africa's most welcoming hotels!Let one of our Guides take you on Game drive adventure to Hluhluwe/Umfolozi park or one of the many interactions and activities The Elephant Coast has to offer . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris

Address: 104 Main Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: ₹ 6,029 - ₹ 10,437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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“We enjoyed the far wing and our room was on the ground floor, so ideal with young children.”
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“Ground floor rooms are a shorter walk to the front.”
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“Hotel is in a quiet location so any room is good!”
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