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Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

As I needed to be in KZN for business meetings at 8am on the Monday morning, I chose this location for my Sunday night accomodation. Although it is a Protea hotel it certainly isn't like the typical cookie cutter accomodation that you expect from Protea. Its so much more. I stayed in one of the newer tower rooms and was...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a superb 10 day stay at this Hotel, situated perfectly for walking distance to beach and restaurants around. We thoroughly enjoyed the devine buffet breakfast every morning! A huge variety of foods to eat! Evenings we ate out - all restaurants so close by. Lovely spacious rooms, serviced daily, and facility of the beach towels was great, 1...

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a great place to stay. we stayed in the 'new' tower on the 13th floor. It rained so the usage oaf the covered garage was very welcome. Staff is extremely friendly and the specious lounge and breakfast lounge are really a good place to be. A pleasant stay on walking distance to the ocean front and many, many...

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful hotel, a short walk away from the beach front. The room that we stayed was great, a bit small but ok overall, staff was friendly and quick to attend to our needs. On the low side, Wi-Fi is only given to one guest and the other guest gets a 500MB voucher, not sure if the voucher was for duration...

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Doha
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Durban ! I love the people , but they have always been marketing themselves to Gauteng tourists ! They will always prefer having large windows and internet for ridiculously high price! The same story is with The Protea Umhlanga Rocks , fantastic rooms , great breakfast beautiful decor , but the internet you have pay as you go...

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DC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is nice and the front desk staff is friendly & professional however the Internet Stinks! They only give a voucher for a limited Internet time and once you've used all the time you have to call the front desk for a new volcher#. This was the negative for me. This is a business trip so you can imagine...

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Thank TANZANIA09Dc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has been extended, and the new wing is excellent. Rooms are very nice and comfortable. Service is good, and so is the breakfast room. The location is nice and the price is good. Very pleasant stay.

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Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quick break for us. Reception staff were amazing. Decor after the revamp = superb. Room very spacious and clean. Bed comfortable. Very centrally located. Lots of restaurants in area. Walking distance from pier. Daily parking charged separately. Breakfasts a true treat, but is excluded from room rate. Cappuccino in bar area a must. Can't wait to go again after whole...

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Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been staying in quite a few Protea Hotels. I was very impressed with the downstairs decor, the central location and the size of the large room. The bathroom is large and has both a bath and a small shower. The kitchenette is an added bonus and has been very useful. We arrived on a Bank Holiday and there...

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Reviewed 14 April 2017

the new tower rooms are well appointed with some fine views across Durban bay one can drive into parking immediately below the new section the new public areas are simply and well-appointed on a visit to book rooms there for a family visit the staff were excellent was welcomed by a helpful security man at the parking entrance who found...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 3-star paradise hotel is your gateway to golden beaches, lush surroundings and the exhilaration of holidaying in an idyllic part of South Africa. If you want stunning views overlooking the KwaZulu-Natal coast, look no further than Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga. Centrally located in the heart of uMhlanga Rocks, the hotel is 18 km from King Shaka International Airport and conveniently situated minutes from the protected beach and 10 minutes from Durban. The hotel offers friendly service, comfortable accommodation. Most of the hotel's 174 modern rooms feature breath-taking sea views, and are all elegantly and stylishly furnished. Enjoy a choice between 44 Semi self-catering facilities which include a microwave, fridge, cutlery, crockery and tea/coffee-making facilities. We've expanded in October 2016 with a brand new 15-floor tower! In addition to a new reception area and lobby, the project has added an extra 130 bedrooms for your convenience. The Lighthouse Breakfast Restaurant & Bar is situated on the ground floor, adjacent to the reception hall, and offers delicious breakfasts. The restaurant seats 146 guests and is open from 06:30 to 10:30. The bar is open from 14:00 to 23:00. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga

Address: corner Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive | Protea Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: R1 263 - R2 358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga 3*
Number of rooms: 250
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Also Known As:
Hotel Umhlanga
Protea Hotel Umhlanga Rocks
Protea Umhlanga
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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“older section of the hotel has bigger rooms and more cupboard space and little kitchenette.”
, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“the new tower is the best place”
RenzeK, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Select rooms in the "new wing" on the south end which has sea views.”
TerenceMah, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“less traffic on south side”
Lyndy761, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Seafacing rooms probably the best choice. (above the 3rd. floor).”
davidhD9851ZB, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
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