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Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga

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corner Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive Protea Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4320 South Africa See on map
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviews new wing walking distance to the beach nice hotel small kitchenette a king size bed rooms are large bath and shower restaurants and bars per day friendly and efficient staff central location hotel restaurant self catering business trip location is great checking in rooms are great
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed here for two nights to meet some friends. It is in a perfect location with lots of restaurants to choose from. The hotel has recently renovated the rooms which was nicely designed. The rooms were comfortable, however we found that noise did travel...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy, friendly check in. Spacious rooms, lovely decor. Comfortable bed and nice thick bath towels. It is very well located in Umhlanga, within walking distance of the beach, shops and restaurants. Hotel parking is available at a cost of R55. Umhlanga has a fabulous vibe...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we only stayed here one night. The hotel was lovely, nice breakfast buffet, lots of restaurants nearby. Hopefully we can make it back one day. Rooms were very nice, staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Kym C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there during the heritage day long weekend in September. The brand new rooms in the tower are such a pleasure to stay in. Everything is still brand spanking new (with a stunning walk in shower) and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, including the...More

Thank 145antoinette15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had made a booking through hotel via my prokard, however due to personal reasons,I had to change. Everyone I dealt with Thandiswa, Natasha, Muhammed made my stay extremely memorable and satisfying. All my requests were met with in an exemplary manner, room 1253 was...More

Thank Prisana R
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This 3-star paradise hotel is your gateway to golden beaches, lush surroundings and the exhilaration of holidaying in an idyllic part of South Africa. If you want stunning views overlooking the KwaZulu-Natal coast, look no further than Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga. Centrally located in the heart of uMhlanga Rocks, the hotel is 18 km from King Shaka International Airport and conveniently situated minutes from the protected beach and 10 minutes from Durban. The hotel offers friendly service, comfortable accommodation. Most of the hotel's modern rooms feature breath-taking sea views, and are all elegantly and stylishly furnished. Enjoy a choice between 44 Semi self-catering facilities which include a microwave, fridge, cutlery, crockery and tea/coffee-making facilities. The Lighthouse Restaurant is open for breakfast only, seats 160 guests and is open from 06:30 to 10:30. The bar is open from 14:00 to 23:00.

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US$ 97 - US$ 223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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hotel umhlangaprotea hotel umhlanga rocksprotea umhlanga
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalUmhlanga Rocks
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10 July 2017|
Response from pathleasttraveled | Reviewed this property |
3 min walk
10 July 2017|
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Response from NerveEventsSA | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes plus minus and safe, keep eye on traffic when with kids (lots of small but busy little intersections) drivers in area are not to pedestrian friendly - especially the taxis which dominate.
10 March 2017|
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Response from ShazDurban | Property representative |
Children need to be 18 years or older to register on their own to stay!
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"There was some noisy drillling going on due to renovations, so maybe request rooms far away from the area..."
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"We loved the layout of the new tower rooms"
3 weeks ago
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"All the rooms are good. And the recently refurbished ones in the old part of the hotel are every bit as..."
9 Sep 2018
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"All rooms are good"
27 Aug 2018
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