We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
2017/10/29 2017/10/30
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Protea Hotel Clarens

    corner of Main & Van der Merwe Streets, Clarens 9707, South Africa
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2017/10/292017/10/30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$133US$155
    View Deal
    Traveller (125)
    Room & Suite (54)
    Dining (13)
    Mont d'Or Hotel
    147 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Clarens
     
    Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow Lake
    220 reviews
    #3 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    SUN1 Bloemfontein
    20 reviews
    #12 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    Southern Sun Bloemfontein
    416 reviews
    #1 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good48%
    • Average20%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “lovely hotel” (12 reviews)
    “deluxe room” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Housekeeping
    Babysitting
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Protea Hotel Clarens
    Special Offer: Book Direct for Less!
    Hotel packages
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Mont d'Or Hotel
    147 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Clarens
     
    Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow Lake
    220 reviews
    #3 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    SUN1 Bloemfontein
    20 reviews
    #12 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    Southern Sun Bloemfontein
    416 reviews
    #1 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    Rooms
    29 Oct30 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$133.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Clarens hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "8868a3e8df7640109aa6a63bf4e98cc4", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1204404,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32479163],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":133,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"8868a3e8df7640109aa6a63bf4e98cc4","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":155,"lowestMetaPrice":133,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":155,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":155,"lowestMetaPrice":133,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":155,"hotelName":"Protea Hotel Clarens","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijg4NjhhM2U4ZGY3NjQwMTA5YWE2YTYzYmY0ZTk4Y2M0IiwiQUlLIjoiYTcxY2NlZDNiY2Y4NDVjNGJkOGJmODAyYjcxMjBmYTYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "29/10/2017", "checkOut": "30/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$133", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"78917844":"OrbitzEWS","68611495":"Marriott1","32479163":"BookingCom","79474393":"CheapTicketsEWS","76486196":"Hotwire","32647785":"Expedia","109240910":"HotelsCom2IB","54236278":"TravelocityEWS","78348582":"PricelineIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (292)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 282 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Spent two night at the Protea Hotel and enjoy it from beginning to end. The staff were very friendly, the staff rooms were neat, clean and spacious. The buffet breakfast had a big selection of different foods and was delicious.More

    Thank Olivia R
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Olivia R, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel here on Trip Advisor. With a mission to provide excellent service to our GUESTS, we are so delighted to hear that overall you had a great stay...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Neat hotel with friendly staff. They are prepared to walk the extra mile. Rooms were good and clean. Would have preferred the shower and basin to be separate from the sleep area. Food was great. Great variety at the breakfast buffet. Safe parking. Within walking...More

    Thank SmitFamily1
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 1 week ago

    Dear SmitFamily1, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel here on Trip Advisor. It was an absolute pleasure to read your lovely review about our hotel and your stay with us. With a mission to provide excellent...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Hotel very conveniently situated. Staff all extremely friendly and helpful. Found the dinner disappointing. Breakfast was not too bad. Overall a very pleasant stay. We had tried to book for 4 nights but they were unfortunately full for the the next two nights.More

    Thank Christine C
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Christine C, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel here on Trip Advisor. Please accept my sincerest apologies that the dinner was disappointing, as we strive to deliver a flawless GUEST experience, I would love to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked this hotel in Clarens last minute so ended up probably paying over the odds which has tempered my opinion in terms of value for money. All pretty much a dependable business type of hotel. Service fine. Breakfast ok. Room standard and.... ok!More

    Thank Paul S
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Paul S, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel here on Trip Advisor. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Very nice hotel, right in the heart of Clarens. The rooms are modern and spacious. It is a bit strange to have the shower and hand-basin in the room, but this is a minor quibble.The breakfasts are superb. The staff are friendly and very helpful....More

    Thank Jared M
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Jared M, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel here on Trip Advisor. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and that the breakfast was “superb”! Your great review...More

    Mont d'Or Hotel
    147 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Clarens
     
    Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow Lake
    220 reviews
    #3 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    SUN1 Bloemfontein
    20 reviews
    #12 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    Southern Sun Bloemfontein
    416 reviews
    #1 of 25 hotels in Bloemfontein
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Marriott, Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Cancelon, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets and Hotwire so you can book your Protea Hotel Clarens reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Free State >
    • Clarens
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (125)
    Room & Suite (54)
    Dining (13)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (119)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Mont d'Or Hotel
    147 reviews
    1.16 km away
     
    Protea Hotel Bloemfontein Willow Lake
    220 reviews
    226.44 km away
     
    SUN1 Bloemfontein
    20 reviews
    227.38 km away
     
    Southern Sun Bloemfontein
    416 reviews
    226.62 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Clementines Restaurant and Bar
    765 reviews
    .17 km away
    Clarens Brewery
    607 reviews
    .19 km away
    Gosto Portuguese Restaurant
    475 reviews
    .15 km away
    Sugar and Cinnamon
    246 reviews
    .41 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Clarens Brewery
    283 reviews
    .19 km away
    Clarens Xtreme Private Tours
    80 reviews
    .36 km away
    Clarens Wellness Day Spa
    64 reviews
    .10 km away
    The Ugly Duckling
    51 reviews
    .29 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    GwenLancashire
    8 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Tjaart V | Reviewed this property |
    I am positive the pool will be open and would be swimmable, however, with the cold spell be having currently it might be rather on the colder side, but with a warm day over your stay it would be very refreshing.
    0
    Votes
    sasahnetshi
    10 November 2016|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens | Property representative |
    There are fantastic hiking and cycling trails, extreme sports, fresh mountain air and beautiful views available. No fitness center in Clarens, however if you really want to use a gym, there is in Bethlehem as well as a... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Our family occupied 2 rooms one with a street view the other with a mountain view. The latter were beteer."
    Read review
    "Ask for rooms with Mountain view."
    Read review
    "Higher level rooms for good views"
    Read review
    "Check what is available in each room type. Standard is very basic - Formula 1 type would be my guess."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing