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Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'll start by saying that the front desk staff are all extremely welcoming and friendly. But I'm afraid it ended there. The room was fine, though dirty in places. We had lunch in the restaurant and there was some painting going on, an the requisite sanding that goes with that, but there was absolutely no cover of the tables of...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice hotel The room is nice and big I like also the bathroom with shower and bath Restaurent is great for breakfast and diner also I recommend this place for s short stay It was a business trip only one night but I feel confortable here

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Cape Town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay here and service ws excellent - the reception staff were fast and efficient and on the ball. There was also a free shuttle bus that could be booked for trips of around 10 minutes so that could be to Rosebank or Sandton and it operated from around 7am to 9pm and was a great way to...

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Thank CapeScottish
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a winner. Decor is a bit outdated, but the product is good. Room is spacious, includes a bar-fridge. I can't falter anything. Reception desk was efficient and friendly. Would stay here again.

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Thank Globaltrotter74
Fort Lauderdale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, located in a gated property, convenient location, great dinner restaurant in the adjoining Wanderers club.The outdoor pool is very relaxing. The included breakfast is varied and very tasty.

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Thank EdJablonsky
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with a great Resturant and bar and even a smoking room. Staff attentive, rooms clean and adequate and food / room service about average. Great place to stay with the option of having business / social meetings at the convenience of not having to leave your hotel.

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Thank PaulaH2310
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is my basic go to hotel when in Johannesburg on business. The value proposition and location works well for me, centrally located adjacent to the Melrose Arch Precinct. The rooms are comfortable and clean if not the most modern and appealing design. I never select a rate to include breakfast as I rather "pay as I go" which is...

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The room and hotel over all is not bad but the service is terrible ! We made booking to hotel shuttle to take us from Sandton at 10pm and they did not send the shuttle and made us wait 40 minutes in a very insecure place with beggars and drunks and prostitutes ! Johannesburg is not a safe place and...

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Thank Benineda
PHWanderers, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear Benineda, Thank you for taking the time to complete a GUEST survey and to write down your comments after your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers. Your feedback is highly valued and will be used constructively to maintain and improve, where necessary, our standards of service and facilities. Please accept my sincere apologies for the discomfort...

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Super hotel to spend your holiday with friends and family. Lovely atmosphere, comfortable rooms and tasty food. Close to main city with easy access to shopping areas etc and to the cricket stadium. Great location

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Scotland
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

On entering this "establishment " it looks "ok". However, the rooms are dirty and in good need of a proper clean , especially the bathrooms. The bad bit, however, is the absolutely shocking customer service that you will suffer in the bar area of this so-called 4 star hotel. Dirty equipment , not washed between one Customer service game the...

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PHWanderers, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers, responded to this review

Dear "Camster66", Thank you for taking the time to write down your comments after your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers. Your feedback is highly valued and will be used constructively to maintain and improve, where necessary, our standards of service and facilities. Please accept my sincere apologies for the discomfort and inconvenience you experienced. Your feedback...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the prestigious suburb of Illovo, Sandton, the hotel is ideal for both the leisure and business traveller. A mere 4 minutes’ drive away, the M1 Freeway allows for easy access to all business centres, the OR Tambo International Airport and various other attractions the great city of Johannesburg has to offer. Venture into Sandton, Rosebank or the Melrose Arch precinct, which are minutes away and offer some of the finest shopping and dining experiences on the continent. Alternatively enjoy fine cuisine in our upmarket restaurant, relax on the hotel’s poolside sundeck, enjoy a cocktail in our 24 hour coffee bar and deli or make use of the in-house FIT gym. Accommodation consists of superbly appointed bedrooms, all equipped with separate bath and shower, an executive work desk & wireless internet access. Our distinguished conference facilities and executive boardrooms encourage performance and productivity. Careful attention to detail is a hallmark of this hotel, from the striking, elegant décor, immaculate service, supremely comfortable rooms, to the fresh red apple placed in our guest's room every day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers

Address: Cnr Corlett Drive & Rudd Road, Illovo 2196, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Johannesburg Wanderers)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Illovo
Price Range: $86 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers 4*
Number of rooms: 229
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Also Known As:
Protea Hotel Illovo
Protea Wanderers Hotel
Protea Hotel By Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers South Africa/Illovo
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“All rooms have a decent outlook and offer quiet.”
richardj828, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“i do not suggest you to stay here , choose a hotel in Sandton or Melrose arch”
Benineda, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose quiet room facing the Cricket fields”
AmsterdamJasper, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room was 206 - very nice and spacious but not a great view. Very comfortable.”
R2581YLmaryd, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Wanderers Club should be chosen.”
doriav760, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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