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Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Clearly a lot of thought as gone into the design and layout of the hotel. Blends in with the natural surroundings, yet with all the mod cons you would expect from a good hotel. You do not have to go far to see animals in the grounds and you can lounge round the pool and watch the local wild life,...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This hotel is difficult to rate as it is literally on the fence of Kruger National Park. The location alone gives it at least an average rating. The hotel, however, falls short on several issues. I stayed here 2 separate times for a total of 5 nights over a week. Both rooms I stayed in did not have a view...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Our first stay at this hotel. Delicious food every day, with entertainment at supper-time. Room was very spacious, with a large, pristine bathroom. Staff is courteous and friendly, and strive for the "personal touch". Close proximity to the Kruger Gate is another Plus. KNP Ranger fetched us from the hotel, and we had excellent game sightings on both our Game...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

To preface this was part of a package so booked for us. It's a great setting right by the park, great buffet option and great entertainment. Rooms were very nice as well. Perfect for the start of a day in Kruger!

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Deal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stayed here for 3 days as part of a group with Saga World in One Country tour. The rooms are good with a lovely bathroom. The first 2 nights it rained a bit so we ate inside, which was fine, the 3rd night we ate in the Boma which was not a good experience only because we were covered...

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oswestry
Reviewed 14 February 2016

After a very long journey from Johannesburg we arrived at this oasis welcome and service excellent an ideal place to base your game drive we stayed 3 nights day 1 we did a all day game drive day 2 relaxing by pool then sunset game drive then set off back to Johannesburg . Service amazing food provided great and snacks...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We had a nice stay at the Protea Kruger Gate. It is just a 500m ride to the front gate of Kruger and they arrange a number of safaris in the park with the SANparks team at the gate. We arranged a early morning safari which was nice and reasonably priced. The rooms are basic, but comfortable with nice showers....

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I have to say, my first impressions were not good. The pickup organised by the hotel (through EchoAfrica Safaris)was not waiting for us when we landed. Subsequent calls to the hotel revealed they'd been 'delayed'. The manager of the transfer company, interrupted her weekend and came out from White River near the airport to collect us instead and drove us...

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Kimberley, South Africa
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This was our second visit to the hotel. We love it! It is the perfect Safari experience. The hotel is built into the forest and makes you feel as though you are part of it. Wildlife roam the grounds and don't seem to mind the comings and goings of people at all. Of an evening the atmosphere is lovely with...

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PH-KrugerGate, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Kruger gate with the Tripadvisor community and for writing down your additional positive feedback after your recent stay with us. GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding our GUESTS’ expectations. we would therefore like to thank you for choosing us...

Reviewed 7 February 2016

I would actually have given this place 9/10 but TripAdvisor scoring system doesn't allow this so I am forced to give it 8/10. (4 out of 5) Please read all of my review and beyond my little whinge for a true reflection of this hotel. The reason for a deduction from 10/10 is quite simply down to 2 members of...

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Dear GUEST Thank you for the thorough, detailed and concise review that you have given on Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. GUEST feedback is imperative for us to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding our GUESTS’ expectations.I am delighted to hear that the STAFF were so friendly and efficient. Your commendations of Calvin, Alpha, Nomonde and Meshach in particular are...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate - Where the bushveld is your playground, no matter your age! Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, a superior lodge style hotel on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga offers an affordable luxury getaway. The ambiance of comfort is unforgettable in the context of the African bush. Enjoy the serenity of being in a tree house that overlooks the bushveld, whilst you watch the wildlife go by. Keep your head in the clouds as the veranda and walkway to your air-conditioned room is at a level normally the sole domain of the variety of birds found in the area. Situated only 100 meters from the Paul Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park, the luxurious Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate provides guests with the ideal location from which to experience wildlife first-hand. This lodge offers bush drives in a Private Reserve and throughout the Kruger National Park, along with open vehicle safaris and organized game trails for you and your family. Don't forget your binoculars in this birdwatchers paradise. A days adventure is best ended off with a visit to the stunning open air Lapa Restaurant. With an extensive array of local foods to choose from, enjoy a dinner under the African stars. We can even make special arrangements for a Tree house sleep out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate

Address: Portia Shabangu Rd | on Sabi River at the Paul Kruger Gate, Skukuza 1350, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Skukuza
Price Range: €181 - €278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate 4*
Number of rooms: 96
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Protea Kruger Gate Hotel Skukuza
Protea Kruger Gate Skukuza
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate
Kruger Gate Hotel
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“Where possible go for a ground floor room. There do not appear to be any balconies on the upper floor.”
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“They were all nice, as far as I could tell.”
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“I believe every room is on good location, I didn't see the difference :-).”
jasna2017, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Carry insect repellant and your own water.”
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“View of the swimming pool/lapa”
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