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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the last hotel on our African tour and it was a pleasure to stay here.The staff are very friendly and helpful.The rooms are nicely laid out and a bit different from some we have stayed in.The dining room is a lovely setting,overlooking the swimming pool area.A very varied selection was available for breakfast and it was excellent. They...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have had repeated stays at this hotel. Service is consistently excellent. Restaurant had a slip up but they dealt with it very professionally. Would I bring my guests to stay here again? For sure. Great stay.

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Accra, Ghana
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

All round world class facilities. Their service as well is excellent and their meals are as good as hotel food can get. Cute gym located in the basement which at first I found strange but after a while you forget you're underground.

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Milton, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Stayed for one night. Great hotel with a comfortable room. Shuttle service to Sandton City Mall, suppose to run every hour but not reliable, waited almost 2 hours to be picked up on the return - had to call reception from a restaurant to ask them to come pick us up. Book pick up/drop off with reception and confirm with...

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

Dear Barry N Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. It was an absolute delight to read your fantastic review about the hotel and the service that you have received from our STAFF. We hope that we continue to exceed your expectations and look forward to welcoming you back to our...

USA
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were in a king room facing the back, the room was average size with a desk, a closet with a safe and a smallish bathroom. Checkin was easy, the front desk staff is very pleasant and helpful specially Phumla who was always there to help with a smile. We did not eat at the restaurant. They offer shuttle services...

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amsterdam
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Stayed again in Protea Wanderers while in JHB. Beats most locations and what I really like is the fact that you can safely walk outside around the cricket fields. I always ask for room facing the cricket fields. Breakfast is nice but expensive. It helps if you become member as they give you discount on food if you are. Friendly...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Spent four days in the Protea Wanderers hotel and would definitely go back. Staff were friendly and helpful, and overall service was good. Rooms were spacious and modern and beds were very comfortable.

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Thank lisabsyd
Reviewed 4 December 2016

One night stopover en route to Pretoria. Lovely, clean, modern hotel. Very helpful, friendly staff. Nice terrace next to infinity pool outside restaurant overlooking bowls green - very English! Good choice of food in restaurant.

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Cheshire
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The hotel is in a quiet area of the city someway from the centre so we were unable to look around other than stroll around the immediate area. The bedroom was very nice with all the necessary comforts, it was clean and had good beds with a nice bathroom. The bar was fairly well stocked and we were able to...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed at this hotel a couple of days during our trip to South Africa. The hotel rooms are quite spacious and clean. The hotel offers a shuttle to the Rosebank Mall, which is nice because the hotel is not close to anything - at least you would not walk to anything I the area. This is a great hotel...

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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
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
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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: $106 - $262 (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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“Choose quiet room facing the Cricket fields”
 of 5 bubbles AmsterdamJasper, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room was 206 - very nice and spacious but not a great view. Very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles R2581YLmaryd, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Wanderers Club should be chosen.”
 of 5 bubbles doriav760, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Maybe a room on a higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles 371dianeh, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here, rather try the Tsogo hotel group.”
 of 5 bubbles lizm655, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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