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Protea Hotel by Marriott Windhoek Furstenhof

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is well prepared. The hotel could do with a renovation. Staff were helpful. When we went the hotel was empty which may be due to time of year as well as look and feel. Overall for a 1 night stay/layover it is decent

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked the Protea Fürstenhof for one night before taking a flight out. Check-in went OK, no mention of any upgrade for Marriott Rewards. I did ask to book the Airport Shuttle, which the hotel website quoted as being 150NAD/per person. The front desk clerk said it was 200NAD/per person. When I inquired about the difference, all she said was “you...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My wife and I attended a matric farewell at this hotel. After having been part time hotel assessors for many years, I am giving feedback on our experience of this hotel on the basis we used while doing assessments. As we approached the hotel we observed the signage around the hotel to be clearly visible. When reaching the hotel our...

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Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We were on our travels through Southern Africa and having stopped briefly in Joberg we were next in Windhoek for a night before setting off for the Etosha Pan the following day. This hotel did the trick for us, with ok sized rooms, and helpful staff. Price was good and location was ok although we were advised not to walk...

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Ankara Province, Turkey
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The staffs are so helpful they have very good breakfast. Rooms are big enough for one person. Its just you cant walk to the city center because of the safety reasions, only bad thing is that for the hotel little bit away from the center.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Protea Hotel Fürstenhof is my ‘home’ in Windhoek. That’s where I always feel happy and content. The Manager is great! He personally ensures that all the guests’ needs are met. The Front Office Manager (Tryphos) and her Reception staff are warm, friendly and accommodating. Room Service is phenomenal! Nothing has ever been too much trouble for them. All areas...

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Asia
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Hotel wasn't too bad. In the city centre. Got one of the older rooms, with a balcony. First impressions were that the room was rather dark. And there was no working desk. More lighting would have been good. I Wasn't expecting much as this was my first trip to Africa. Room quite minimalist - no mini bar, no slippers, no...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Old lift , dingy bathrooms, air conditioners that doesn't work - very disappointing and tried to use swimming pool but no longer working. Overall very sad hotel and was surprised to hear that it's branded as a Protea Marriott

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Sydney
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The hotel has nice views over the city and is well located to walk to a major mall. How safe it is to walk there is another matter. The rooms are spacious and probably are due for a make over in the next few years. The staff are friendly and helpful and breakfast is pretty good. I liked the fact...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Meh. I'm a fan of Protea Hotels, but the Furstenhof does not really live up to the standards. Nothing is wrong per se, but nothing is special either. It is well situated, close to the town center and it's easy to get onto the main roads. It's nice that you can speak Afrikaans and people will understand you. The restaurant...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Fürstenhof - Old-Style Hospitality in a Modern Setting. Experience true Namibian hospitality in the tranquil environment of Protea Hotel Fürstenhof. Friendly people and sunny skies all add to the alluring charm of this town where old meets new. Situated only five minutes’ walk from the city centre and with easy access to taxis; Protea Hotel Fürstenhof is the ideal base for your Windhoek adventure. The hotel offers GUESTS pristine comfort in 33 air-conditioned en-suite rooms as well as conferencing and banqueting facilities for up to 120 delegates. After a busy day at the office or exploring the town, visit the Office Bar and Restaurant or wind down in the comfort of your room with our 18-hour room service. Relax by the pool or if you want to visit places of interest nearby, make sure to use or shuttle service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Windhoek Furstenhof

Address: 4 Frans Indongo Street | corner of Mandume Ndefayo Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: $128 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Windhoek Furstenhof 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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“Don't. Go to the Hilton”
 of 5 bubbles szky, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Rasdok, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor have the best view at all”
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“Ask to see and smell the rooms first. Do not pay for anything until you have seen the room.”
 of 5 bubbles DennisCom, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“East facing rooms probably offer best views but also on a busy freeway (noise wasn't a problem for me).”
 of 5 bubbles TsamayaSentle, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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