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Protea Hotel by Marriott Kimberley

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The Kimberley Big Hole West Circular Road The Kimberley Big Hole, Kimberley 8300 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are great and clean as well as the amenities. Great sight overlooking the big hole from the window. Whoever the breakfast prepacks is to me of the greatest robberies. They are as if packed at the next spaza shop, not too great for...More

Thank tmukono
Response from Mpho H, Marketing Plan Coordinator at Protea Hotel by Marriott KimberleyResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tmukono, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. One of our key priorities is to always meet and exceed our GUEST's expectations and we have fallen short of doing so during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for your breakfast pack standard.This...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We have just returned from spending three nights at the hotel (we were in the city for an event). Firstly, the staff members are/were wonderful, and the service was great and efficient. We were told that we had been upgraded to an "executive suite" which...More

Thank KendallPetersen
Response from Mpho H, Marketing Plan Coordinator at Protea Hotel by Marriott KimberleyResponded 14 August 2018

Dear KendallPeterson, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. One of our key goals is to always insure that our GUEST's have a flawless stay at all times. It was lovely to have you stay with us and experience the rich history behind Kimberley. Please...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

The staff from the reception throughout the hotel were truly remarkable. Customer Service was Superb. The Hotel is like taking a walk down a historic tour, with photographs from a bygone era, along with detailed descriptions and explanations. The rooms were spotless and well maintained....More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Went to Kimberley for work. Stayed a week. The room was good. Shower requires an upgrade. Views of the Big Hole of Kimberley and decent seating area to have sundowners. Breakfast and dinner offering average. Not much for vegetarians. However there are Malls close by...More

Thank maheshdp
Response from Mpho H, Guest Relations Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott KimberleyResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Maheshdp, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. Our aim is to always ensure that our GUEST's have a flawless stay at all times. We have shared your feedback with our maintenance manager to ensure that this was an isolated issue that is rectified...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

What a disappointment. A bit of a brothel. The television and Wi-Fi did not work. Service in the restaurant was non-existent. It is a beautiful hotel but that is the only good thing. I will not recommend it.More

Thank Christine B
Response from Mpho H, Guest Relations Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott KimberleyResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Christine B, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. Our aim is to always make our GUEST's stay as effortless as possible but we have short-fallen of this during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for the poor Wi-Fi connection, the television...More

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Protea Hotel Kimberley – 4-star elegance in the heart of historical Kimberley. Protea Hotel Kimberley is built on the edge of the famous Kimberley Big Hole. The centrally situated hotel forms the ideal base from ...More which to enjoy and explore all that historical Kimberley has to offer including museums, war routes and most importantly, the Kimberley Big Hole and Mining Village. In addition to the town’s rich history, Protea Hotel Kimberley offers elegant dining with a la carte and buffet options for breakfast, lunch and dinner; with room service being available up until 23 h 00. Relax and unwind after a fun-filled sight-seeing day with a cocktail on the viewing deck or cool off in our unique farm-style dam swimming pool, which both overlook the Big Hole. The hotel offers secure, modern, quality accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly and professional STAFF to look after your every need. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
120
Price range
US$64 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Northern Cape > Kimberley
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
120
Price range
US$64 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Northern Cape > Kimberley
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Room & Suite (78)
Dining (32)
Pool & Beach (10)
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Debbie20750
4 October 2017|
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Response from Mpho H | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, Unfortunately we do not have gym facilities, however we are located close to virgin active. Regards, Mpho Hloai Marketing Plan Coordinator.
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6 November 2015|
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Response from P2356HYmicheles | Reviewed this property |
We had a very good breakfast at the hotel as well as an average lunch snack. Luckily no food poisioning. Showers were amazing as well. I think you had a bit of bad luck.
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"Choose an updated room as the others are quite tired."
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"Rather consider some of the Bed and Breakfast in the area before staying here especially for a family holiday."
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"All rooms the same."
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"Request the rooms on The Big Hole side, nice views."
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