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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The service was great and Sadira the general manager was efficient, and went out of her way to make us feel very welcome. The room was clean comfortable with TV and air conditioner The food was delicious and catered to all with lots of different dishes to choose from We loved the game drives pool area and bar facilities.. the...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for your feedback on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. It is imperative to us that all our guests needs are met during there stay. Thank you for your warm words. All feedback is shared with my team , as guests feedback is integral to our ability to improve. We hope to see you soon! Kind Regards...

Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A group of 30 family and very close friends chose the Protea Hotel Hluhluwe to celebrate Mark and Cecilie's 50th wedding anniversary. Having previously experienced the hotels warmth, hospitality and generally superb service we had no hesitation in deciding on our destination - we were certainly not disappointed. The staff were very welcoming on arrival and could not have gone...

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST! Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Kind Regards...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Poor poor performance No milk (sour) No burgers (run out ) Ordered lunch for my wife and I My wife's meal just never arrived (only two of us in the Restaurant ) Staff incapable of taking an order Really sad to see our hotels presented to international visitors at this level

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST! Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent visit. Once again please accept our sincere apology. After speaking to you yesterday i did address your feedback with my team.The food and beverage department has...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 September 2016

It was great pit stop for the family. We loved the hotel and my sister really enjoyed the zulu dancers. Nokuthula made the reservation process seamless. The chef, Londeka is sweet and accommodating. The whole staff (including our waiter, Thandi) at the hotel was friendly. I would definitely go back. The only reason I haven't given the hotel a 5,...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, We take great pleasure in not only meeting but exceeding our guests expectations. You feedback is an integral part in our ability to grow and improve. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We have spend many visits in this nice hotel. Close to Hluhluwe game reserve and on route to the very popular Sodwana. Good food and nice rooms. Big family cottage also available. Petrol available. Game drives can be arranged. Zulu dancing in the boma. Great birding opportunities.

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. We are so pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us. Meeting & exceeding guests expectations is what we strive for. We hope to see you soon , when your travels bring you back to the Hluhluwe Area. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Protea Hotel Hluhluwe and Safari is a great way to see the Park nearby and enjoy the Comforts of a World Class Hotel. Friendly staff, good Cuisine and vehicles to hire for a open game experience in the Park nearby. We thank Sadira Nayager, the General Manager for her ongoing support in Conservation of Rhino and other Endangered Species. We...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. Going the extra mile to ensure all our guests are happy is what we are all about. Thank you for your warm words. We do hope you stay with us soon , when your travels bring you back to Hluhluwe. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

Vatican City, Italy
Reviewed 11 August 2016

this is one of those hotels where bus-tours arrive in teh evening and depart in the morning, but in its class it is one of the best i saw - clean, efficient, with staff that is well selected and working

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, We are pleased to hear you had a pleasant stay with us. We always strive to meet and exceed our guests expectations. Until we see you again , take care Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 29 July 2016

A number of us did the Imfolozi Mountain Bike Challenge last week and elected to stay at the Protea Hotel and Safari at Hluhluwe. I have travelled the world and never experienced such friendly and helpful staff. What a breath of fresh air to experience customer service like this. Having had a long day in the saddle we could not...

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST! Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, 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.Your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them to deliver exceptional customer service....

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to say what an awesome stay we had at the hotel. The accommodation and meals were excellent and the staff where very friendly and helpful. Our children enjoyed playing and having fun in the entertainment area in the evenings while we relaxed in the lounge. We are really looking forward to our next visit. Thanks for a fantastic...

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Dear Mr Brand Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service....

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here recently thanks to Faith and her team. The customer service was excellent and so was the food. Everything we ate was absolutely delicious. The dinner and breakfast buffets were excellent! We extended our stay by a night. The Zulu dancing was different to what I've experienced before. A truly memorable time was had by all....

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Dear GUEST! Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations.Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. We hope to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris - Luxury Set in the Heart of The Zulu Kingdom. Rich in natural ambience and with a distinctively African rhythm, Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris treats guests to luxurious accommodation, tantalising cuisine, and a world-class service with friendly staff who live the motto "hospitality is our game". The Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris encourages visitors to leave the modern world behind and to embark on a discovery ... The untamed beauty of Kwazulu Natal's Elephant coast and the neighbouring wildlife and marine reserves have created a vibrant eco-system of unrivalled diversity. Soak up the sun at the swimming pool terrace and feel the cultural richness in the evenings whilst sipping on a refreshing sundowner and watching the Zulu dance shows are held beneath the magnificent Umkanyakude (Fever) Tree. At Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, you'll discover the wild nature of Africa, rejoice in the luxury and revel in the friendly warmth of one of Africa's most welcoming hotels!Let one of our Guides take you on Game drive adventure to Hluhluwe/Umfolozi park or one of the many interactions and activities The Elephant Coast has to offer . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris

Address: 104 Main Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $84 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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