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Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right outside the entrance of the Kruger National Park! You don't pay the premium for staying inside the park and yet you're right there. Go for breakfast plus dinner package because you'll not find any other food in the night. Comfortable rooms, courteous service and a great breakfast spread. They also organise trips inside the park. Choose mornings for better...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I begin..... Let's first start by saying I'm Newly engaged and came to sa for a holiday with my partner. Check in - 20min minimum to check in as there was one reception person at the desk, then going back and forth about activities we were then told no availability for the 5pm game drive then yes there...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to complete the GUEST Satisfaction Survey in regards to your recent stay with us at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable Hotel experience during your travels, one of our key priorities is to provide the highest level of friendly and courteous service, we...

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel in a perfect location - very close to SanKNP. Very large rooms nestled in tranquil surroundings. Food was delicious and acceptable variety to choose from. Enjoyed dinner served at the lapa with traditional dancers/singers entertaining. However house-keeping and front desk staff (except for Kabelo) are either untrained or just don't enjoy their work. Reception staff were not welcoming...

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Francois M, Front Office Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to complete the GUEST Satisfaction Survey in regards to your recent stay with us at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable Hotel experience during your travels, one of our key priorities is to provide the highest level of friendly and courteous service,we have...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome property only half kilometer away from the entrance of Kruger National Park. The setting is awesome. You feel like as if you are already in the park. They have a new venture swimming pool as well. Definitely worth a visit!

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED GUEST, your feedback will be shared with the team to...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great position in the krugger gate excellent staff....the rooms were very clean and there was an amazing dinner buffet with a variety of foods from different cultures!!Was very safe securitys were all around electric fences were built so wild animals could not enter and had a fantastic massaz in the spa!!

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED GUEST, your feedback will be shared with the team to...

Daveyton, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is situated a few hundred meters from the gateway to Kruger National Park; makes it ideal for daily forays into the park. Room was comfortable and air-conditioned, and had all the amenities of a modern hotel room except a bath. (our room only had a shower.) Terribly slow WiFi was also available. The viewing deck is worth a visit,...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED GUEST, your feedback will be shared with the team to...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This is not one of the overly pricy lodges in Kruger that breaks the bank, but offers everything you need. It is not in, but borders the Kruger Park. Kruger Gate at Kruger is about 500m from the hotel. You can do self drives or arrange for game drives with Kruger gate itself. We had DBB . The food is...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thanks for your lovely review, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED GUEST, your feedback will be...

Grand Cayman
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Great cozy hotel right at the gate to the park. Loved everything about this place - food, location, staff, room, lobby, gift shop, viewing area overlooking the park, even the monkeys who steal any food left unattended for a second. Staff also provided some great entertainment singing and dancing on the first evening.

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate your lovely comments regarding our hotel. Our location, design and features of the hotel offer every traveler whether on business or leisure the perfect combination of a comfortable, efficient, yet fun and quirky stay. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, it would be a great pleasure...

Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel definitely ticks all the boxes of the hotel you would expect to find in this type of trip. Safari looking hotel, clean and relaxing rooms, welcoming staff and massage places with views of the Kruger park life. Only disadvantage is the fact you have to keep paying for an entry fee to the park every day as it...

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Francois M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear Valued guest Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate your lovely comments regarding our hotel. Our location, design and features of the hotel offer every traveler whether on business or leisure the perfect combination of a comfortable, efficient, yet fun and quirky stay, with a beautiful view of the Kruger national park. We are glad you enjoyed your...

Markham, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very near Kruger but I feel it's overrated The rooms were dark and dreary It's supposed to be rustic and charming but we didn't really feel it. The outside eating area was hot, not really clean and lots of bugs The buffet was good and lots of choices As well the breakfast buffet was good

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Dear Valued GUEST, Thank you for choosing to have stayed with us at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate. Firstly I would like to say thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your experience at the Hotel. Your feedback was taken into consideration and also shared the concerns with Management. We are happy that you enjoyed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate - Where the bushveld is your playground, no matter your age! Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, a superior lodge style hotel on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga offers an affordable luxury getaway. The ambiance of comfort is unforgettable in the context of the African bush. Enjoy the serenity of being in a tree house that overlooks the bushveld, whilst you watch the wildlife go by. Keep your head in the clouds as the veranda and walkway to your air-conditioned room is at a level normally the sole domain of the variety of birds found in the area. Situated only 100 meters from the Paul Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park, the luxurious Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate provides guests with the ideal location from which to experience wildlife first-hand. This lodge offers bush drives in a Private Reserve and throughout the Kruger National Park, along with open vehicle safaris and organized game trails for you and your family. Don't forget your binoculars in this birdwatchers paradise. A days adventure is best ended off with a visit to the stunning open air Lapa Restaurant. With an extensive array of local foods to choose from, enjoy a dinner under the African stars. We can even make special arrangements for a Tree house sleep out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

Address: Portia Shabangu Rd | on Sabi River at the Paul Kruger Gate, Skukuza 1350, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Skukuza
Price Range: ₹ 12,216 - ₹ 22,589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate 4*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Protea Kruger Gate Hotel Skukuza
Protea Kruger Gate Skukuza
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate
Kruger Gate Hotel
Protea Hotel By Marriott Kruger Gate South Africa/Skukuza, Mpumalanga
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