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Protea Hotel Clarens

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corner of Main & Van der Merwe Streets, Clarens 9707 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 lovely hotel deluxe room recommend this hotel to anyone buffet breakfast mountain facing rooms large variety within walking distance rooms are small public areas restaurants and shops hotel is situated comfortable stay art galleries secure parking short stay a great stay maluti mountains
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

room nice clean a little on the small size but had everything we needed staff very friendly . however as a business traveler I need a good nights sleep and this is impossible . tour bus starting engine at 430 am despite only leaving hours...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Excursion54070106731
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Excursion54070106731, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I appreciate your feedback, and I'm sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience whilst staying at the hotel. On behalf of myself and the rest of our TEAM, we...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Thank to all the staff at Protea Hotel for the great service. Only one word for this Hotel excellent. The staff in the kitchen is the best. The food is good. The room r 100% Protea Hotel Clarens simply the best. WeWell done keep up...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank reynhardtfourie
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 9 November 2018

Dear reynhardtfourie, Thanks for the awesome review! We work hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Thank you again for your feedback, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Stopping over on a journey back from a conference, what a warm welcome, beautiful and restful surroundings, very comfortable room, super food and within walking distance of the art galleries, restaurants and shops in Clarens. Would love to have stayed longer.More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 966veronica
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 8 November 2018

Dear 966veronica, The TEAM here at the Protea Hotel by Marriott Clarens are thrilled to hear such good feedback after your recent stay at our hotel, we are truly so proud to be located close to the village square which is in close proximity to...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Booked late on our way back from Durban and the staff was really helpful. From reception to the coffee service as we left early the next morning. The rooms are nicely laid out and compact, shower part of the room and does close without spilling...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Oiltraveller
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 4 November 2018

Dear Oiltraveller, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stopover stay at our hotel here on Trip Advisor. We are so delighted that you chose our hotel on your way back home from Durban, thank you for your kind comments about...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

We recently had an executive meeting to Clarens. I must say, I couldn't have made a better choice than choosing Protea Hotel. The Hotel is clean, modern, spacious rooms and they have delicious breakfast! We went in July, meaning it was the middle of winter....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Anica-wildrose
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 22 September 2018

Dear Anica-wildrose, Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our STAFF and service met your and the rest of your colleagues needs and expectations. GUEST feedback is imperative for us...More

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Protea Hotel Clarens - Home is where the Art is. The Protea Hotel Clarens is located in the best kept secret in art and culture circles of the Free State. The picturesque village of Clarens is framed by the More majestic Maluti Mountains, sandstone cliffs and is in close proximity to the Golden Gate National Park and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. This artists’ haven is a tapestry steeped in history and rich in legend. Experience a living masterpiece that exudes sheer style, luxury and design. Protea Hotel Clarens blends in with the natural splendour that has inspired artists, eco lovers and tourists who simply enjoy the art of living to explore this tranquil, magical landscape and relax, in style. Take in the breathtaking scenery with sundowners on Protea Hotel Clarens’ terrace, enjoy fine dining or laze away the hours in luxury and comfort. This sanctuary embodies state-of-the-art excellence and service. From adrenalin rushes to cultural expeditions, Clarens offers it all. With an abundance of activities nearby, from San paintings and dinosaur trails to white river rafting and rock climbing; Protea Hotel Clarens’ warm hospitality completes the picture. So whether you plan a romantic getaway, team-building exercise, business conference or African adventure, Protea Hotel Clarens has it all. Less
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South Africa > Free State > Clarens
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8 October 2017|
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Response from TjaartV | 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.
10 November 2016|
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Response from Manager_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
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