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Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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dbn
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Lovely little hotel in Hluhluwe! Staff are warm and friendly, and go the extra mile to please you (hats off to the chef who prepared a special 'halaal-friendly' meal for us!). Nice little garden and pool area to relax in the evenings. Wonderful curio shop at the hotel at very reasonable prices indeed! otherwise, nothing too special about the hotel......

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Taahir Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Nothing is more important to us than our GUESTS experience. Thank you for your warm words on our staff, i will share the review with the team to continue to inspire them. We hope to see you...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I had a very nice, large room and slept well. The buffet dinner had many choices and was very good. But the highlight was the 1/2 day game drive of the Mkuze Game Reserve. We didn't have tremendous luck but did see a herd of Cape Buffalo, a White Rhino with a baby, a solo male White Rhino and a...

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Carols01 Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

Hluhluwe, South Africa
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I had a great report from previous Guest that stayed at my backpackers ,they said they had a great time in park .Thanks will definitely recommend your Safari Department and your guides are professional they know their stuff .The hotel is easy to find , The first landmark as you Enter Hluhluwe town

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GeneralManager3960, General Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Dave Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris , We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that your GUESTS had a superb game drive with us . Our safari guides take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding all guests expectations. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Again we had a wonderful lunch. Clients were very impressed with the setting and the price /quality of our lunch. Well done protea hotel hluhluwe. We could even park our coach outside the front entrance.

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you on your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, We are pleased that your group enjoyed there lunch with us. Nothing is more important to us than meeting & exceeding our guests expectations. We hope to see you soon , whenever your travels bring you back to Hluhluwe. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The Hluhluwe Protea Hotel is great to use as a base to go to the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. The rooms are comfortable and clean, lovely pool area to relax at while the kiddies have a swim (it can get nice and hot here in summer) and the staff are very friendly. The hotel offers a lovely buffet breakfast and there...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Michelle Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us. We take great pleasure in not only meeting but exceeding our guests expectations. You feedback is an integral part in our ability to grow and improve. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had a wonderful time staying at the Hluhluwe Protea Hotel. We stayed a few years ago and it was a bit run down and in need of some TLC. We were in two minds as to whether we would return, long story short we did, and what a pleasant surprise. Apparently there is new management and that was evident...

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Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed as part of our 900km run through KZN. As you can imagine we had some unusual requests, including meal times and departure times. The entire team went out of their way to assist and support us, including the entire team coming to see us off, a wonderful experience. Food is good quality, Rooms great and very clean, a...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. Going the extra mile to ensure all our guests are happy is what we are all about. Thank you for your warm words. We do hope you stay with us soon , when your travels bring you back to Hluhluwe. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

United States
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The most incredible experience. The Staff, from the GM, the Front Reception, the cleaning crew and the dinning room staff were outstanding. Everyone is so warm and welcoming. I give this crew a 5 Star and the food that we were served was just incredible, made with love. This is my second visit and I highly recommend it and will...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear GUEST! Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Kind Regards...

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

11 years ago we celebrated my husbands 50th birthday here with a crowd of friends from far and wide - and that was an unforgettable experience! We returned last weekend to celebrate a Golden wedding of dear friends - and it was yet another unforgettable experience! The management and staff were amazing as was the food the rooms and the...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. We are pleased that you had a great stay with us, nothing is more important to us than meeting & exceeding our guests expectations. We hope to see you soon , whenever your travels bring you back to Hluhluwe. Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General...

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The service was great and Sadira the general manager was efficient, and went out of her way to make us feel very welcome. The room was clean comfortable with TV and air conditioner The food was delicious and catered to all with lots of different dishes to choose from We loved the game drives pool area and bar facilities.. the...

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GeneralManager3960, Manager at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you for your feedback on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. It is imperative to us that all our guests needs are met during there stay. Thank you for your warm words. All feedback is shared with my team , as guests feedback is integral to our ability to improve. We hope to see you soon! Kind Regards...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris - Luxury Set in the Heart of The Zulu Kingdom. Rich in natural ambience and with a distinctively African rhythm, Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris treats guests to luxurious accommodation, tantalising cuisine, and a world-class service with friendly staff who live the motto "hospitality is our game". The Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris encourages visitors to leave the modern world behind and to embark on a discovery ... The untamed beauty of Kwazulu Natal's Elephant coast and the neighbouring wildlife and marine reserves have created a vibrant eco-system of unrivalled diversity. Soak up the sun at the swimming pool terrace and feel the cultural richness in the evenings whilst sipping on a refreshing sundowner and watching the Zulu dance shows are held beneath the magnificent Umkanyakude (Fever) Tree. At Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, you'll discover the wild nature of Africa, rejoice in the luxury and revel in the friendly warmth of one of Africa's most welcoming hotels!Let one of our Guides take you on Game drive adventure to Hluhluwe/Umfolozi park or one of the many interactions and activities The Elephant Coast has to offer . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris

Address: 104 Main Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $124 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris 5*
Number of rooms: 76
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