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Vatican City, Italy
Reviewed 12 August 2016

this is one of those hotels where bus-tours arrive in teh evening and depart in the morning, but in its class it is one of the best i saw - clean, efficient, with staff that is well selected and working

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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 are pleased to hear you had a pleasant stay with us. We always strive to meet and exceed our guests expectations. Until we see you again , take care Kind Regards Sadira Nayager General Manager

Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 29 July 2016

A number of us did the Imfolozi Mountain Bike Challenge last week and elected to stay at the Protea Hotel and Safari at Hluhluwe. I have travelled the world and never experienced such friendly and helpful staff. What a breath of fresh air to experience customer service like this. Having had a long day in the saddle we could not...

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

Dear GUEST! Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations.Your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them to deliver exceptional customer service....

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to say what an awesome stay we had at the hotel. The accommodation and meals were excellent and the staff where very friendly and helpful. Our children enjoyed playing and having fun in the entertainment area in the evenings while we relaxed in the lounge. We are really looking forward to our next visit. Thanks for a fantastic...

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

Dear Mr Brand Thank you for sharing your experience at 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....

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here recently thanks to Faith and her team. The customer service was excellent and so was the food. Everything we ate was absolutely delicious. The dinner and breakfast buffets were excellent! We extended our stay by a night. The Zulu dancing was different to what I've experienced before. A truly memorable time was had by all....

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GeneralManager3960, General 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. We hope to...

Reviewed 20 June 2016

I stayed in the hotel for a few weeks, and it was the most relaxing time. Everyone was so helpful and accommodating. Thanks Protea Hotel Hluhluwe for everything. From the moment I arrived to the moment I left, I felt like I was part of a family, Please keep up the great work.

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

Dear GUEST Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations.Your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them to deliver exceptional customer service....

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 June 2016

First night, we went to dinner and were told an hour before the buffet closes that some of the food is finished and were not going to be replaced, after making a noise, the extra food arrived. Wake in the morning and had to have a cold shower as the hot water was finished?!? Get back to the room, no...

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

Dear Nelisha Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, As discussed telephonically we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable GUEST experience , we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay with us. This is not the standard of the hotel or an experience we wish to give to our guest. Once again...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This was our one-night stop in Hluhluwe. It was a nice hotel, good size rooms with a pretty pool area. We ate here for both lunch and dinner. We ordered off the lunch menu which was very limited. Both my husband and I ordered the prawn salad - be prepared for the entire prawn - antennae, head, tail, guts! The...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in meeting and exceeding guests expectations. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have addressed the way the prawns are served in the salad and this has been rectified. Kind Regards...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

It was a lovely place for our business trip. A truly refreshing experience, an efficient general manager, lovely staff and decent rooms. The staff are always willing to help, Thanks guys for a great stay. I Pillay

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

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your experience at 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. Thank...

Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The team at Hluhluwe Protea Hotel has been amazing. The General Manager; Sadira Nayager and her team have been absolutely amazing with organising team building workshops for our local educators in the different schools that Star For Life operates in.

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

Dear GUEST Thank you for sharing your experience at Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris We appreciate your feedback . 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. Thank you again for your time and come visit us again...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Very friendly staff, food is excellent, close proximity to game reserve. no request is to difficult for staff to do. love staying here in comfortable rooms with everything you need. a modern hotel with old world charm.

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Dear GUEST Thank you for sharing your experience at 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....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $123 - $215 (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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“We enjoyed the far wing and our room was on the ground floor, so ideal with young children.”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great Zulu dancing!!”
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“All very good Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are a shorter walk to the front.”
 of 5 bubbles rodneygovender123, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Hotel is in a quiet location so any room is good!”
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