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Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga
Ranked #8 of 18 Hotels in Umhlanga Rocks
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The staff were extremely helpful and friendly at all time. Very prompt if anything was requested and nothing was too much trouble.
We enjoyed being right in the hub of Umhlanga Rocks. Sea views, close beach, shopping and great supermarkets.

Room Tip: all rooms are great - request one with sea views
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  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were given a newly renovated room with a great sea view. The double room was spacious and had all the amenities. Our room had a large shower area which was great. The staff was very warm and friendly and always willing to assist. The hotel is situated in the main restaurant area of Umhlanga and we had a great choice of cuisines, all at walking distance. We felt very safe walking around even late at night. If you do book the airport shuttle they will ask you to wait by the Burger King on the side of the hotel. Take note that the shuttle doesn't always swing by the slip lane and we actually missed it and had to book an Uber instead to the airport. At the end of the day it worked out fine as we got a comfortable stress free ride to the airport for only an extra cost of R50 for two. Will definitely book again if ever in the Umhlanga area.

Room Tip: Higher floors have less traffic and restaurant noise
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Safe parking, friendly Staff, all the way through from Security Reception and Porters. Newly refurbished and looks fresh and bright. Does not serve dinner but a few minutes walk and you are in the street with all sorts of restaurant options. Very safe and outside has a "village" atmosphere.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Easy parking
Convenient shopping
Great restaurants
Very friendly staff
Great size family room
Free wifi absalute plus
Central to sight seing
Would definitely recommend it to family and friends
Re visit = for sure!!!!!

Stayed: August 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The hotel is well located. The beach is within walking distance, there are fantastic restaurants nearby and Gateway is a short drive away. The rooms are small but well finished. Views are excellent. The hotel has been refurbished and all the finishes are pleasant. I doubt you will find better value for money in Umhlanga. The staff are excellent.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga

Address: corner Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive | Protea Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: ₹ 6,059 - ₹ 12,770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga 3*
Number of rooms: 174
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 174 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. We've expanded in October 2016 with a brand new 15-floor tower! In addition to a new reception area and lobby, the project has added an extra 130 bedrooms for your convenience. The Lighthouse Breakfast Restaurant & Bar is situated on the ground floor, adjacent to the reception hall, and offers delicious breakfasts. The restaurant seats 146 guests and is open from 06:30 to 10:30. The bar is open from 14:00 to 23:00. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hotel Umhlanga
Protea Hotel Umhlanga Rocks
Protea Umhlanga

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