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Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch

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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and my husband stayed here for 3 nights in our vacation for Africa, and we really enjoyed.The hotel are located in a safe , beauful area, surrounded by restaurants and shops, very vibrant ambiance at the restaurant and bar. The room is a little small, but comfortable,clean and beddings and toiletries are great. Staff are always friendly and helpful....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trendy but poorly finished property in safe and pretty central area where one can walk to restaurants and some limited shopping. Easy access to motorway... Zero recognition for Marriott Gold status, typical old-style south african front office trained staff which feel the need to explain check-in is ONLY at 2pm even if you arrive around 1h30 pm. Then give you...

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Chicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In summary, nice modern room in good location. Despite the hotel location is quite a distance from the airport, it is in an upscale neighborhood with a lot of restaurants. I'd stay in this hotel again if I ever visit Johannesburg.

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Gabrielle_Abrahams, General Manager at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch, responded to this review

Dear punamo, Thank you for the wonderful. The Fire & Ice! should be the reason why you return to Johannesburg so you can re experience our forever experiential and edgy culture. Our location is a cherry on top and we could not be luckier to be situated within the ever vibrant Melrose Arch Precinct. Thank you again for the kinds...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I led a Gate 1 group to South Africa. This was our last hotel and it was excellent. It is in an area called Melrose Arch which is inside a small modern area of Johannesburg. It was all very modern and safe to walk 24 hours a day. The hotel is modern. Rooms are clean and free wi-fi. Breakfast was...

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Gabrielle_Abrahams, General Manager at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch, responded to this review

Dear Terry P, It is always a pleasure having the Gate 1 group stay with us. They are a group that is truly young at heart. Seeing that most of our GUESTS are all away from home, we understand the need to have easily accessible WIFI and also free as the air we breathe. Our Milkshake bar has been made...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hotel with style. We had a buffet lunch at the hotel, and the food was fresh and great, unlike most buffet. It was a very pleasant day. The hotel staff were really helpful and caring. I will definitely visit again.

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Gabrielle_Abrahams, General Manager at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch, responded to this review

Dear TakaSande, Thank you for the wonderful review and the very kind words. The word style and Fire & Ice! go hand in hand. Our chefs take pride in the quality of food they present to our GUESTS. They boost in the way they present their food to our GUESTS. Our STAFF are well known for their very kind and...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a pleasant stay in a great location. We enjoyed to walk out and walk to restaurants and shops. the hotel staff was friendly and helpful. The rooms are not large but well appointed. The style of the hotel is a matter of taste but everything is well put together. Thought the breakfast was slightly overpriced.

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Gabrielle_Abrahams, General Manager at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch, responded to this review

Dear Amelie V, Thank you for the beautiful review. Our themed hotel is inspired by the 1950s 'Old Hollywood Glamour' and that resonates with you as you walk the hall ways of the hotel with the litter of famous faces from the 50's. Like you have said, our style is a matter of personal taste and we understand that not...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time staying at this hotel and it is as good as I remember from 3 years ago. The rooms are decorated incredibly chic-ly with lots of natural light flowing through. Convenient plugs are next to the bed. An iron and ironing board must be ordered through house keeping though but they bring them extremely promptly. The...

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Gabrielle_Abrahams, General Manager at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch, responded to this review

Dear Amy B, Thank you for the wonderful review. I am so thrilled to hear that you utterly enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves in our service delivery and judging by your words, we are doing pretty well and I am most humbled by your feedback. We cannot wait to welcome you back! Regards, Gabrielle Marnewick General Manager...

Whidbey Island, WA
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a secure/safe place to stay in Joburg. The hotel is well maintained and the rooms are large, comfortable, and well appointed. The hotel staff is warm and welcoming and worked to assure our stay was a good one...it was! I was taken back that we were staying in what I would term "a gated compound". There were offices,...

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Gabrielle_Abrahams, General Manager at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch, responded to this review

Dear Judy V, Thank you for the wonderful review. Like you have beautifully described the ever glamorous Melrose Arch is a very safe place to stay. The Precinct is also a home to families and other businesses, which is why we are fondly referred to as a 'City within a city'. We are world famous for our milkshakes, with 36...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We arrived at the hotel in early March 2017 at about 10am. We were told at first our room would not be available for about 4 hours but, they found an open room and everything was good after that. The rooms are not usally ready until after 2 or 3 pm. The hotel is not a typical Marriott property, The...

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Gabrielle_Abrahams, General Manager at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch, responded to this review

Dear Flip F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We really appreciate hearing from you. I could not have written the review any better then you have now. We are well located in the Melrose Arch Precinct which is glamorous and chic. It is safe for our GUESTS to walk...

Blaricum
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice boutique hotel with plenty of F&B facilities. Area is really nice but with developed areas in Joburg comes construction. Was a bit of a disappointment to be wakened by a drilling noise at 7 am on a Saturday morning. Not warned no discount. But anyway, when they are done I would consider coming back.

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Gabrielle_Abrahams, General Manager at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch, responded to this review

Dear g w, Thank you for your review following your recent stay at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott® Melrose Arch. We appreciate that you enjoyed the hotel as well as the various restaurant and bar offerings. As there are many new and upcoming developments in and around the vibrant city of Joburg, we are very excited for...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The urban, experiential and edgy Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch is the hot-spot in the trendy Melrose Arch Precinct, a unique city within a city, which boasts a variety of trendy retail, gourmet restaurants & leisure amenities. This experiential hotel guarantees to spice-up any visit to Jozi and is aimed at the traveller who enjoys being amidst the energetic urban vibe of the cool city life. The hotel offers the ultimate convenience and accessibility to the M1 highway, Sandton business centre and OR Tambo International Airport. Shuttle transfers to and from the Sandton Gautrain Station are also available. Take full advantage of the innovative 24-hour internet station, to catch up on emails, social networking or perhaps a bit of work. Try our conference facilities and create an energetic 'out-of-office' experience that will definitely heighten the creative senses required in any boardroom or meeting situation. Old Hollywood glamour flows through to your dining experience, at the trendy in-house restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, with sumptuous cuisine in an intimate and relaxed dining environment. Return to your room, which offers an LCD television, open plan bathroom and an urban style that will take you back to a bygone era of old Hollywood glamour. And if it's too early for bed - the Bar, which is open from 10h00 until 04h00 serves specialty cocktails and gourmet milkshakes, in an energetic and lively setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch

Address: 22 Whitely Street | Melrose Arch Precinct, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $155 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch 4*
Number of rooms: 197
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“Make reservation for dinning in during weekends, it gets crowded!”
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“I did not have a chance to pick, but my room was in the front of the hotel.”
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