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Protea Hotel by Marriott Karridene Beach

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is well maintained and has everything to be great. Reception friendly, David in the bar, who tells us he has been here since the hotel opened 28 years ago has such personality, he should be Guest Relations as has more presence than the duty manager. Food was average, we had the half chicken, flavor great but was ice...

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PRAVIKA S, Marketing Plan Co ordinator at Protea Hotel by Marriott Karridene Beach, responded to this review

Dear Louise B Thank you for this valued feedback and compliments in regard to our valued STAFF member. We appreciate your feedback as it helps us to ensure we are doing the basics right and exceeding GUEST expectations. Sadly, in regard to the food we have not met your satisfaction. The relevant department has been notified to corrective measures will...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel room was nice. The beach is amazing - almost untouched. Very safe to walk down to as there is security on the way. Although we didn't eat there - the food smelt great. Went for a walk around the property & had a look at the Caravan park which looked good.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely setting, quiet and peaceful. The rooms are neat and comfortable, the service was excellent and the food was delicious. Rooms are ideal for a couple or family (2 adults and 2 kids). An added advantage was the bar fridge and microwave which you don't find in most hotel rooms. I would definitely go there again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

absolutely peaceful great food good entertainment planned for the long weekend beach is private and relaxing and clean hotel is clean and staff is friendly on arrival absolute value for money thank you

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We went as a group of 11. The ladies stayed at the hotel while the men camped at the camping site. The hotel, is clean and serviced everyday. The room had two double beds and is very comfortable for 4 people. Tea and coffee is provided. There's a bar for fridge. Carry extra body wash and soap as enough is...

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent the Easter weekend at the Protea Hotel Karridene Beach. The room was tastefully furnished and the staff were incredibly helpful, even when I lost my glasses on the beach! I would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a relaxed break away with awesome sea views!

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Had office lunch @ the Hotel. We booked for 5 persons but no table was ready; we ordered drinks and wine and waited 20min as the bar was locked and waitress could not find the barman; when asked what Fish of the was, the answer was: "Fish", wich turned out to be Hake; we had to ask for steak knifes;...

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Robbert T, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Karridene Beach, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Odendaal Thank you very much for taking time to advise us on the unsatisfactory standards received in our restaurant. We value the information as is creates the base used to identify shortfalls and training needs. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the shortfalls that were experienced. These are not our norm and I am extremely disappointed that you...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It is the usual Protea offering. Average everything but overpriced for what it is. R175.00 for an average breakfast but with them obviously catering to political conferences what would you expect. There are lots of signs about saving water but with most of the shower water landing up in the corridor who cares? Reception certainly didn't nor where they interested...

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Robbert T, Front Office Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Karridene Beach, responded to this review

Dear Valued GUEST Thank you for taking the time to bring your constructive feedback to our attention. We are most appreciative of the detail and the depth of your concerns. Not only is it a tool that we are able to measure what we do right in the hotel but more importantly what we do incorrectly. We acknowledge you as...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Recently upgraded and neatly furnished in modern simplicity. We found the atmosphere relaxing and quiet. Our suite overlooked the sea with the view and sound adding to our enjoyment. Cuisine and service was very good.

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Robbert T, Front Office Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Karridene Beach, responded to this review

Dear Happy GUEST It is with great pleasure to know that your expectations were met and exceeded. Please note that this feedback has also been shared with all the STAFF involved in making your stay a memorable one. Thanks again Regards Brenda Nala

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at the refurbished Protea Karridene. The reception is fresh and welcoming and the check in was easy and quick. The air conditioning in the room was a blessing. A conference group having dinner was so rowdy that we rushed our dinner and went back to our room. Will be back though as the service was outstanding.

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Karridene Beach - Where Business and Pleasure Meet. Only 20 minutes south of Durban, this modern and luxurious South Coast hotel resort is well-known for its excellent accommodation, wonderful food, friendly hospitality and first-class service. Nestled between the lagoon and the beach at Illovo; views are a given. It also boasts an award-winning caravan park. Bring your rackets, clubs and swimwear because there is plenty to do nearby. A wheelchair-friendly boardwalk is also available, leading onto the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Karridene Beach

Address: Old South Coast Road, Illovo Beach 4126, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Illovo Beach
Price Range: $116 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Karridene Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Rooms overlooking the sea are amazing. Very quiet & peaceful.”
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“Dont eat the FOOD , Beach is not safe according to security guards especially at late afternoons . Gate to beach closes at 8 pm”
krispillay, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher, the better.”
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“Upper floor units for sea view, ground floor for easier access”
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