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1 room, 2 adults

Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
On Sabie River At Kruger Gate, Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, 1350, South Africa

Lakefront hotel with 2 restaurants, near Sabi Sands Game Reserve
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cots/infant beds
    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
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  • Convenient location next to Kruger gate Magnificent designDec. 26, 2018
  • Loved my stay at this hotel. Very close to Kruger gate. Rooms lovely and not too…Aug. 10, 2018

Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

from A$260
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

What’s around Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

Landmarks

  • Sabi Sands Game Reserve - 1 min walk
  • Paul Kruger Statue - 10 min walk
  • Paul Kruger Entrance Gate - 11 min walk
  • Mala Mala Game Reserve - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km
  • Skukuza Golf Course - 7.8 mi / 12.5 km
  • Phabeni Gate, Kruger National Park - 21.5 mi / 34.5 km
  • Perry's Bridge Reptile Park - 26.5 mi / 42.6 km
  • Elephant Whispers - 27.1 mi / 43.6 km

Getting around

  • Skukuza (SZK) - 35 min drive
  • Mala Mala (AAM) - 147 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 96 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-5 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free self parking on site

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Full-service spa
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Tennis on site
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Year Built – 1987
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Visual fire alarm
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Zulu

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Dees Africa Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

Kudyela - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Lapa - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Tennis on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Volleyball on site

Nearby

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Skydiving nearby

Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate’s small print

Also known as

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Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott) guidelines.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 195 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 1125 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

  • Does Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 5 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 1125 per vehicle one-way.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 140 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Amazing food and service, good location
The hotel was much better than expected. Rooms are nice and clean, the area really well maintained, the food and service really good. Dinner buffet was the best buffer I have ever had. There were so much choice of food, and everything was excellent quality. The hotel is located right next to the Kruger Gate, so it is really convenient for Safaris. Would definitely stay here again.
Ieva, au2 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Good location to Paul Kruger Gate
There is no one to carry your luggage when you arrive or depart as the car park is some distance from the Hotel. Breakfast was OK Dinner was OK Bathroom toilet leaking all over the floor.We told them at reception but nothing happened. I have used this hotel before and all was OK. Maybe just a bad experience this time?
stephen, za1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Hotel Protea Kruger.....must for Kruger visititor
Accommodation was great,and the room was very comfortable and clean.Staff were very friendly and observed strict lockdown prorocoland were very friendly and accommodating.Found the dinners in the Lapa really really good with great choice.Only found the breakfast time from 08h00 a bit late.....prefer an earlier option...say 07h00/07h30 so we can get into the park earlier..
John, za3 night trip
Very good 8.0
The location is perfect, the dinner is quite bad for vegetarians, ended up just eating some buttered bread for my stay. We had an issue with the cleanliness, our toilet was leaking a lot to the point that we’d have to put towels down which was gross and found cockroaches in the room! But the staff are great and the location can’t be beaten. Not sure if we’d come back but we enjoyed the park itself and the pool deck area of the hotel. Breakfast was great, really enjoyed the options.
Shreya, za2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic hotel in great location
We had a fantastic 2 night stay at the Protea Hotel. The room is a good size and a short walk away from the bar and restaurant. I think the breakfast buffet could be improved, but the food selection at dinner was amazing every night! The hotel is literally a 2 minute drive from Paul Kruger Gate, so it's perfect for anyone hoping to self drive. There is a bridge about 1 min drive from the hotel, where we regularly saw over 10 hippos relaxing each day. The hotel bar shuts relatively early (10pm), so do not expect to be able to drink late into the night. My main issue with the hotel, is that it was very difficult to contact them prior to the stay to obtain a price list for their safaris and this information does not appear to be online. As it was not clear what they were offering, I had to use a separate company to book our guided game drives. However, when we arrived at the hotel, we were provided with their full price list for game drives. I think this information should be more available and it should be easier to contact the hotel for information. Overall, the hotel itself is beautifully decorated and has two outdoor pools. It is perfect for those looking for a safari experience and don't want to spend an extortionate amount on luxury safari lodges. Will definitely come again!
Eric, gb2 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Not Good Enough!
This is a nice hotel, clean and well maintained. The meals were served Buffett style with lots of choices. I scored this lower because the room I booked was described as King bed with valley view and mini bar - we received none of these and all we got was a “so sorry”. Not good enough in my book - we won’t be back, I believe you should get what you have paid for and what you were promised. Very disappointed!
MARGARET, ca4 night trip
Good 6.0
Don’t trust the hotel transfer service!
Despite giving flight details far in advance of stay and reconfirming our arrival details on day of arrival we were left at the airport for over an hour after the airport closed.... in the middle of Kruger park. We were lucky a kind lady from SA Airlink stayed with us until the hotel got their act together to send someone to collect us. (After several phone calls!!!!) Extremely poor service!!!!! The hotel bars shut in the evening and building work to main restaurant during our stay meant that one meal we sat outside, in the rain, in a doorway eating our food. Not what I would expect from a Marriott.
Hazel, gb3 night trip
Very good 8.0
Shortage of towels at poolside for a "five star"??
Very good. But for a Hotel of this calibre and location, food was not great but acceptable. Breakfast to go (packed) can be improved on. Location is superb. But to ask for 3 towels at the poolside and be told there is only one available is totally unacceptable.
Gregory, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Dream break for mom!!
It's a dream break away for any mom. Meals are buffet style. So everyone in the family can eat what they like. Food was excellent and staff at breakfast and dinner very friendly and professional. They could do with bit more training at reception though. On arrival our key cards did not work on our room door. We had to go back to reception to get it programmed. We requested extra cups for coffee for our room that we never got. So we had to share.
Pieter, za3 night family trip
Good 6.0
disappointing
We have stayed at this hotel several times and have always enjoyed our stay. This time it was like staying on a construction site, had we known the hotel was undergoing renovations we would not have booked. Competely destroyed the ambience. The bar service was very poor, it took us 15 minutes to track down the bar person, and then another 10 minutes to get the bill. The breakfast service was also poor, we had to ask for muesli, muffins and scones(which they had run out of before 10 am), all the jam and marmalade jars were empty. We won't stay again.
J, gb2 night trip

Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

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