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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Slept over one night, most friendly hospitable staff! Very clean beautiful set up very homely ❤️ loved it. King sized bed is awesome!!!! Free coffee and rusk upon leaving 👌🏻👍🏻💯👏🏻 cold winter night felt very warm. Everything on point

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Ruth P. Thank you for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We are grateful to hear how you enjoyed your stay at the Protea Hotel Bloemfontein. We assure you that all compliments will be passed on to the STAFF for their friendliness Hospitality. We are glad we were able to exceed your expectations Kind Regards, Siphiwe Masete...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Protea hotels are pretty much a safe bet when traveling around South Africa. This one is wonderfully laid out and has a fresh colourful feel about it. The décor is light and contrmporary. Rooms are super clean and neat and public spaces well appointed. Love the old encyclopaedia collection in the lobby. Service was AAA. The Marriott alliance seems to...

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Mr Antonio D. Thank you for the positive review you shared on Tripadvisor about Protea Hotel Bloemfontein. We are delighted to read the amazing review about your AAA service experience and the cleanliness of our rooms. We humbly appreciate your review and we look forward to welcome you back on your next visit to Bloemfontein. Kind Regards, Siphiwe Masete...

Malmesbury, South Africa
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Our first impressions on arrival was that of a 5 star establishment. From my first interactions with Hester at bookings, I was impressed by Hester's willingness to go the extra mile. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. will surely be back when in town.

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Iancoetzee2016. Thank you for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that the first impression on arrival was that of a 5 star establishment. We at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein by Marriott strive to provide the best GUESTS service. Please be assured that compliments will be passed on to the TEAM and to Hester...

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately only had the opportunity to stay over one night, but it was worthwhile. Arrived early and room was ready, staff was very competent. Standard room not as spacious, however you still get all the luxuries expected. Hotel centrally located, just off the main route

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear LouisBerg . Thank you for taking time to write a review on your recent stay at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein by Marriott. We are delighted to hear you recommend our Hotel to other Travelers traveling to Bloemfontein. We assure you that your review will be passed on to the relevant department involved in producing the best Customer service. We look...

Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. There was a steady noise emanating from the bathroom. I suspect it was the toilet that did not close the water completely, but it may also have been the extractor that didn't shut off. There is no lift, the stair carpet is rather worn, and the passage carpets seem a bit stained. The...

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Anna B , Thank you for taking time to write a review about Protea Hotel Bloemfontein. We appreciate the positive feedback regarding the cleanliness, comfort and spacious room of the Hotel. However, we apologies for the inconvenience caused regarding the noise in the room, we are discussing all aspects of your stay with the TEAM in order to rectify...

Reviewed 1 July 2016

Was a nice experience and staff were very friendly. Were on business trip but their breakfast and dinner is a bit pricey. Very nice food though... Overall the room was beautiful and love the desk to work on and the air con.

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Stunter02. Thank you for sharing your recent stay experience at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein on Tripadvisor. We are delighted about you recommending Protea Hotel Bloemfontein to other Travelers mainly traveling on business. We share your comment with all STAFF and thank them for providing the best GUEST experience which we pride ourselves with. Looking forward to hosting you on your...

Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We had a business event and decided to make it a family weekend away. We booked two rooms as this particular protea hotel doesn't offer family rooms, as you can imagine that cost is a pretty penny. The rooms were comfortable and spacious and the kids had a twin bed one, and were generally happy with the set-up. There's no...

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Refilwe M Thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein. On the other side we are disappointed to hear that we did not meet all your expectation. We have discussed your comments with the Management TEAM. We truly value the comments...

Asslar, Germany
Reviewed 2 June 2016

we were guests in the Bloemfontein protea - twice!! A very super location we found!! Great hospitallity we got from all of the lovely stuff. Esspecially namend Rachel - thanks for all You did during our 2 stays in may. Many thanks Brendon for Your help to have a nice room may 24/25th. Hannelore do confirm this statement in full!...

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Hannelorehwsteins. Thank you for taking time to write a review on your recent stay at the Protea Hotel Bloemfontein. It is always great to hear that our GUESTS enjoyed their stay with us and that the STAFF exceeded their expectations. Please be assured that we will pass gratitude to Rachel and Brendan. Wish to host you again on your...

East London
Reviewed 18 May 2016

There were not enough towels in the room for all the occupants in the room and the towels & toilet paper were not replaced when needed to be replaced. My overall feeling is that the hotel is very noisy in general, as it is close to a main road & they allowed people to smoke in non-smoking rooms, even after...

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Selborne. Thank you for choosing to stay at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein. Please accept our sincere apology for the inconvenience caused during your stay at the Hotel. Your review has been discussed with the Housekeeping Department to assure that going forward their room inspection is absolutely done professionally and all amenities are available depending on the number of GUESTS in...

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The location of this hotel is ideal when travelling to Bloem or through Bloem. It is close to the N1, close to the business centre and also close to the university. The hotel looks good from inside and out. The room, although not very big, was sufficient and comfortable. Cleanliness can't be faulted in any way - the room was...

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Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein, responded to this review

Dear Yolande. Thank you very much for your recent visit at Protea Hotel Bloemfontein. We are delighted to hear that our facilities and rooms are well maintained and clean. We regret that the Hotel did not provide the best service that we pride ourselves with. We are currently reviewing our menus at the soonest they will be implemented. Hope to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein - A Touch of Class in the Heart of the Free State. The modern 4-Star Protea Hotel Bloemfontein is set in secure landscaped gardens and situated on Nelson Mandela Drive, in the heart of Bloemfontein's business district. After a strenuous day at the office, arrive back at the hotel and make your way to the swimming pool and terrace. Order a drink from the bar, relax and embrace this ideal setting in the City of Roses. Now that the scene has been set, enjoy a magnificent evening in the Amoretta Restaurant before turning in for the night to one of our luxurious bedrooms, offering crisp linen and separate bathroom and shower. Sleep in and take advantage of the easy access to national roads, the CBD, University of Bloemfontein and close proximity to the airport. The Protea Hotel Bloemfontein is an ideal venue for the overnight traveller and corporate executive alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein

Address: 202 Nelson Mandela Drive | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
Price Range: €66 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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“The rooms on the south side are very cold in spite of the aircon, and can be quite dark in winter as well.”
 of 5 bubbles sbm007363, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“hotel close to military base,there is noise from choppers passing by and lot noise from vehicles.”
 of 5 bubbles keorapetse2015, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“corner rooms are nice and the rooms in the inside are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Q8334RQbrianm, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are situated away from reception, making them a pro wrt privacy and possible noise control”
 of 5 bubbles Mzi_Mvimbi, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor for those with heavy luggage of mobility problems.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaB939, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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