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Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

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Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This hotel is well located and has great rooms and viewing areas, bars, pool etc. unfortunately we had problems with the service on several occasions. Servicing of rooms was done in at least two stages throughout the day which means interruptions and the rooms are left without towels etc. also had problems with room key which took 5 visits from...

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. GUESTS' perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying with Protea Hotels is the only true yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. I have read through your feedback, I can assure you that your comments will be used constructively to...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We celebrated our 3rd Wedding Anniversary in South Africa (Kruger National Park) and I personally think that this was by far, the most beautiful safari holiday we have been on. It was super chilled and relaxing, completely different from the other places we have visited. The hotel staff are extremely wonderful and friendly and the hotel does get busy with...

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST GUESTS' perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying with Protea Hotels is the only true yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. I should, therefore, like to thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and sharing with the Trip advisor community. Reading your review has been an...

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We were booked to stay at The Protea Kruger Gate by our safari provider. What a treat! The Protea is a beautiful setting that makes you feel like you are in the trees. Our rooms were large and comfortable. Our dinners (included with our safari package) were excellent. The setting for dinner was lovely and the wide selection of foods...

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for your words of appreciation .We are delighted to receive your compliments and we will certainly congratulate the STAFF for their exemplary service. We are pleased that you enjoyed your break in nature and were fascinated by the game viewing. It was our pleasure to accommodate you, and your interest and loyalty are truly invaluable to...

Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This hotel is located just outside the Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park. You can sign up for game drives in the mornings, afternoons, half-days, full-days, and bushwalks with armed rangers from there. There is competition, and we found the SANParks tours to be the most economical. They offer the same landscape and almost identical vehicles as the private...

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST We rely on GUEST feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. I have made notes on all your above mentioned points especially on the gym. we will evaluate and improve on the points mentioned. Your interest and concern are extremely valuable to us, and we hope that you...

Nainital, India
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

From the time of pickup to the checkout we had a flawless experience...the hotel had a good theme and was done up really well. It was an absolute feel of wilderness!!! Their conversation methods were wonderful and was appreciable. The food and ambience was great!! All in all it was a wonderful place!!

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST I am pleased that your stay was as wonderful as you say it was. It was an absolute honour having you as a GUEST at Protea hotel Kruger Gate. we hope to have the privilege of welcoming you back again soon. yours sincerely François Meyer General manager

Guildford
Reviewed 13 December 2015

All very friendly (with TIA being quoted often), a very great location, with views into the park. Occupying the open bar area for a cold beer watching the animals pass by a real pleasure. Clean and the staff try hard. Food though distinctly average. Cold "warm" buffet seamed to be the favourite offering, and to be honest I have had...

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST thank you for providing us with feedback after your recent stay at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. kindly accept my sincere apology for any inconvenience that you may have experienced during your stay, it is most certainly not the standard that Protea Hotel Kruger Gate is usually proud to offer. I wish to assure that all feedback provided will...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Beautiful hotel sited on the side of the river, at the entrance to the Kruger National Park North Gate, ideal for going on safari. Built in the form of a game lodge. Lovely bar & viewing platform to watch the game coming down to the river to drink whilst sipping a sundowner. Antelope wander into hotel grounds plus other game...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This hotel is hardly half Kilometer from Kruger gate. This hotel has nice clean spacious rooms, swimming pool, free Wifi, TT table, kids snooker table and nice outdoor Buffet dinner (except on rainy days when its indoor). Staff is cordial, bar is good and best part is they have facility of packed breakfast for those who want to go for...

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST, We rely on GUEST feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. Your interest and concern are therefore extremely valuable to us, and we hope that you will be staying with us again soon. We should welcome another opportunity to show you Protea Hospitality at its best! Yours sincerely,...

Bridlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We stayed here for three nights at the start of our 16 day tour of South Africa. The rooms are a really good size, ours was equipped with two double beds, and the bathroom was very generous. We looked out onto gardens. The Hotel is built in the style of a wooden game lodge so very open. We were lucky...

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST, Thank you for the words of appreciation after your recent stay at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate We are delighted to receive your compliments . It was our pleasure to accommodate you, and your interest and loyalty are truly invaluable to us. Please feel free to contact me personally for any assistance you may require from our side in...

McKinney, Texas
Reviewed 28 November 2015

If you are from the United States and have been to Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World in Orlando, you will know what this place looks like. It's just smaller authentic version. The staff is very friendly and professional. The rooms are large and well maintained. The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was roomy. The meal options...

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Dear GUEST, GUESTS' perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying with Protea Hotels is the only true yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. I should, therefore, like to thank you for taking the time to share your expireince with us and the rest of the trip advisor community . I wish to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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: ₹ 13,156 - ₹ 20,029 (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
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