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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
Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews big hole lovely hotel direct access highly recommend this hotel next morning old style definitely stay here again south africa feel welcome museum diamond foyer era history
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The deluxe family room booked a year in advance was not equipped for 4 people. 3 towels, 2 cups amd glasses. There was only two double beds and two grown teenagers boys had to share it, despite the fact that I booked for and confirmed...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank IlrSA
Response from Mpho H, Marketing Plan Coordinator at Protea Hotel by Marriott KimberleyResponded 1 week ago

Dear IIrSA, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. Anticipating and meeting our GUEST's expectations is always a key priority and we have unfortunately short fallen of this goal. Please accept our sincere apology for your arrival and dining experience during your stay. I have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the start I want to memtion we were not guests of the hotel, guests at New Rush Guesthouse. We arrived this afternoon after a 10 hour drive from Tulbagh and were warmly greeted & welcomed by the staff & allowed to have drinks. Even...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank MartinEls74
Response from Mpho H, Marketing Plan Coordinator at Protea Hotel by Marriott KimberleyResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear MartinEls74, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We rely on our GUEST's feedback to constantly improve on our performance. Please accept our sincere apology for your experience in our restaurant, your feedback has been shared with the Chef and the entire food and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is clean and dated, the decor is apt for the tourism market, It is a 4 star rated property, it may need a but of upgrade though. For convenience to visit the Big Hole and old town is best located for walking access.More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank AniN_12
Response from Mpho H, Marketing Plan Coordinator at Protea Hotel by Marriott KimberleyResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear AniN_12, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We rely on our GUEST's feedback to continue providing the highest level of service and to constantly improve on our performance. Your feedback has been shared with the appropriate TEAM to ensure you have a flawless...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Great position in Kimberley. Watch the history from the terrace. A lovely hotel - comfortable and beautifully decorated. Happy hour is lovely and we enjoyed the old fashioned popcorn. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Bit pricey.

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

The Hotel is ideally situated for a visit to the Big Hole.The staff from Reservations throughout the entire hotel were friendly and exceptionally helpful. The Executive room was clean, comfortable, functional and tastefully decorated with historic photos with explanations.First class service. Will definitely visit again.

Date of stay: November 2018
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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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US$79 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Northern Cape > Kimberley
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South Africa > Northern Cape > Kimberley
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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.
6 November 2015|
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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"not the ground floor"
4 weeks ago
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"Executive rooms have fridges."
17 Nov 2018
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"Get a room facing the Big Hole"
09 Oct 2018
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"Choose an updated room as the others are quite tired."
26 Feb 2018
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