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Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow Lake

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101 Henry Street, Bloemfontein 9301 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews open shower open plan the hotel staff beautiful hotel western cape rooms are modern buffet dinner excellent stay enjoyed my stay zoo protea animals bloem privacy colleague stopover mall
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice hotel, people are very friendly,. It's clean, and side by the ZOO, so if you have a ZOO view, you can wake up with some real life GAME outside the window. The restaurant is ok.. breakfast is good, with a life cook who...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank TravelingBizzMan
Response from GMWillowLake, General Manager at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow LakeResponded 6 days ago

Dear TravelingBizzMan, Thank you for taking the time to write your review, this is really much appreciated. I have to agree with you that we are indeed privileged to be located next to the Zoo as it does bring some tranquility to the Hotel. I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to East London from Johannesburg this past Dec and decided to break up our trip and chose the Protea Hotel in Bloem... which is located in the Zoo. At first I wasn't too excited about staying in a Zoo... but this was quite...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank DianneDempseyJozi
Response from GMWillowLake, General Manager at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow LakeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DianneDempseyJozi, Thank you so much for your lovely review on TripAdvisor. It is always great to know that our GUESTS enjoyed their stay with us, as that is why we are here – to serve our GUESTS. The zoo does have a very special...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped at Willow Lake on my way back from CPT to JHB. Friendly and welcoming staff. Good food. Interesting surroundings as there is an animal enclosure which you can view whilst having a drink or meal on the veranda. My room was clean and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank CraigM2751
Response from GMWillowLake, General Manager at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow LakeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear CraigM2751, Thank you so much for your lovely review on TripAdvisor. It is always great to know that our GUESTS enjoyed their stay with us, as that is why we are here – to serve our GUESTS. We hope to welcome you back in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel gets its 4 points because of its amazing stuff and the comfortable room. Check-in could not have been better. the desk clerk welcome to me and thanked me for my Platinum Marriott membership. later, on after I returned from the mall he even...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from GMWillowLake, General Manager at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow LakeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 7268, Thank you so much for your lovely review on TripAdvisor. It is always great to know that our very valuable GUESTS enjoyed their stay with us, as that is why we are here – to serve our GUESTS. Thank you for choosing Protea...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night as part of a business trip. First impression was the big wooden doors at the entrance! Love the rustic look. Rooms are perfect for one night. The amenities in the room is wow! Grapetizer, chocolate as well as a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank marxie77
Response from GMWillowLake, General Manager at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow LakeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear marxie77, Thank you so much for your lovely review on TripAdvisor. It is always great to know that our GUESTS enjoyed their stay with us, as that is why we are here – to serve our GUESTS. Please accept my sincere apologies that we...More

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Protea Hotel Willow Lake provides a serene environment that blends in with nature and the surrounds. The hotel comprises of modern and luxurious rooms, including 2 paraplegic bedrooms; all of which are More equipped with air conditioners, selective satellite television channels, tea & coffee making facilities, executive desk with multi adapter plug points, electronic safes and touch dial telephones. Each room has an open plan shower (no baths), with privacy curtains in all twin rooms. Guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to winding down. Choose to relax by the pool or sip on cocktails in the bar and lounge area. Why not visit the exclusive patio, have a bite to eat and experience a breathtaking view of the Bloemfontein Zoo elephant. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
94
Price range
US$77 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
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Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
94
Price range
US$77 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
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"get a room AWAY from the peacock!!!!!!"
ebkader
29 Jul 2018
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"Rooms away from the reception area but overlooking the Zoo grounds"
alandenisej2015
04 Jan 2018
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"I prefer rooms on the zoo side"
Boo-ngane
01 Jan 2018
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"Ask for a room with a view over the Zoo"
peter092014
24 Oct 2017
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