I stayed here on a midweek business trip. The hotel is nice and central in Umhlanga, with the beach and many restaurants nearby. A nice touch is the meal voucher for supper, which gives you selection of restaurants to choose from. I unfortunately didn't make us of this because my conference included a meal at the venue. My room was comfortable, clean and spacious, with a view from the 8th floor. Free wifi is available in your room. The only drawback was a large area of construction outside the hotel, but this is at no fault of the hotel itself. The staff were all helpful, and friendly.
- 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