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Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

Protea HotelsUS$208*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 12 January 2016

If you are staying outside the Krugar park, this is the hotel you need to stay in. Just 2 minutes from the Paul Krugar gate. we never had to wait more than 15 minutes to get to the park(this includes the form submission, traffic etc) 15mins and we were in the park. we started our safaris at 530am. Breakfast and...

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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 feedback you have provided to us. I wish to assure you that your feedback and comment is viewed in a serious light and therefore every effort will be made to rectify the shortcomings. I apologise for any inconvenience that you experienced during your stay however on a good not I am pleased to know...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Great service, great location and great food makes this one of the best hotels I have stayed in recently. You are right on the Paul Kruger gate and the hotel staff are very helpful in advising on the best tours of the park. Rooms were very comfortable and the aircon worked well. Free Wifi only in the reception area which...

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

Dear GUEST Thank you for giving us a review, GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding our GUESTS’ expectations. Your comments are therefore much appreciated, and we hope to have the privilege of welcoming you to Protea Hotel Kruger Gate soon. Yours sincerely, Francois Meyer General manager

Reviewed 11 January 2016

Spent a week at your fabulous establishment where we received excellent service from everyone we encountered from the reception to the people servicing the rooms, serving us at dinner & breakfast, at the deck, you name it. Your spa is world class with professional, qualified and service orientated therapists. Ntontando gave me the best massage I've ever experienced and will...

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

Dear GUEST, Thank your for your positive feedback. we are pleased to hear that your stay was an enjoyable and memorable one. I will congratulate the staff for a job well done. we look forward to welcoming you back at Protea hotel Kruger Gate soon. Yours sincerely, Francois Meyer, General manager.

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 29 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 14 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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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
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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: $259 - $419 (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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Protea Kruger Gate Hotel Skukuza
Protea Kruger Gate Skukuza
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate
Kruger Gate Hotel
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“If you like relatively finer things in life, this is not for you.”
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