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Protea Hotel Umfolozi River

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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good47%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“tour group”(6 reviews)
“next morning”(7 reviews)
“tea coffee”(4 reviews)
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Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviewstour groupnext morningtea coffeereception areahluhluwe imfolozi game reservebuffet stylethe hotel staffbeautiful groundsseparate buildingsshort staynice poolmany choicessliding glassbathroom designstayed here for one nighta king size bedchalet style
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

I only stayed for one night and it was ok. The positives would be the nice and friendly staff and the buffet for dinner. The buffet during dinner had some items that I really enjoyed. My room was very basic. I understand there are not...More

Thank WashingtonJonDC
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We arrived here after our water safari around sixpm and it was already dark., and we left at six in the morning the next morning so we couldn’t see the hotel gardens much. We had a nice buffet dinner, with South Africa flavors. We left...More

Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed 26 May 2018

When visiting nearby national parks for safaris, this is an ideal choice with comfortable beds, good buffet-style food in the onsite restaurant and very friendly staff. However, should Wifi be a necessity for you, this is NOT the place for you! The front desk will...More

Thank TravelingWoman001
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Traveled here with a group hotel dark, cold and nothing else around. Didn't like no other Marriott like this one. Be was hard room had no heat although it was mid August it was cold @ night. The food that was @ the buffet was...More

Thank mslovetotravel2013
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This is in the Marriott hotel family so you can get points. We were in a tour group that all checked in at the same time. We choose to go to dinner before showering. I think that’s why I didn’t have hot water for my...More

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Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Outdoor pool
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US$68 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Mtubatuba
#2 Quaint Hotel in Mtubatuba
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US$68 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Mtubatuba
#2 Quaint Hotel in Mtubatuba
Room types
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Sadiegirl21611
3 June 2017|
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Response from EmJayBV | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, you can reach them on their own email please try via protea or marriot website because tripadvisor in its infinite wisdom doesn't allow posting of contact details "- Sorry, questions may not... More
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Suzy K
16 November 2016|
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Response from Stephne A | Reviewed this property |
Suzy, there were dryers but the hotel is not well maintained and a bit of a disappointment so ensure that it works!
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coutou
10 October 2016|
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Response from Olli S | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware. You should ask your housekeeper if they can or know of another who can wash your clothes. We've done that in the past and they are always done well and they appreciate the extra income.
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"In the middle of nowhere have to carry own luggage and rooms outside."
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"Ask for a chalet closer to reception, otherwise it is a long walk."
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"run the shower first and check if the drainage is working"
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""Chateau" rooms are very far from the main building."
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