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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Listed on TA as 4 star - but this place clearly rivals 5-star Marriott properties in the US. The cheetah experience is phenomenal, beautiful grounds with awesome pools & hot-tubs. There is a historic chapel and rose garden that the lovely misses is suggesting would be a perfect destination wedding location. We found the staff to be very friendly and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night en route to Musina. The room was clean and comfortable. Only the "steakhouse" restaurant was open for dinner, but it was fine. My steak was prepared the way I like it. We left too early to try out the breakfast, but lunch packs were available for take-away (Just make sure to reserve one the... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the nights Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October at the Ranch. Great accommodation, excellent service and very good food. We stayed in the newly renovated rooms 37 and 38, simply great. To add to this the birding in the Ranch conservancy was exceptional , in spite of the drought.

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Moreleta Park
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for the weekend as we just wanted to get away from the city for a few day. The breakfast spread was amazing, we spent most of our time lounging around the pool with the kids. Service was great. The hotel is nice and clean. Great value for money! We will be back for the breakfast and the spicy... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for one night whilst travelling g to Botswana. Pleasantly surprised. Chalet was basic but fine. Basics restaurant was very good, steaks were excellent. Wine delicious. Decent breakfast. Not bad value for money.

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The golf suites a must. All in all the best stay in Polokwane. We got excellent service from the time we checked in. It was only an overnight, but we will return soon. The rooms are big and clean, and it caters for self catering. Friendly staff, and the food very good. Thanks so much.

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The booking was a easy as 1,2,3 to make. We got excellent service when we checked in. The room could do with a little renovating as the furniture looked a bit outdated. The bed was comfortable, that's all we needed for an anniversary weekend. Great hotel with excellent facilities.

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay was very short - just an overnight stay - but instead of leaving soon after breakfast, i spent a few hours touring the property and facilities available. It's definitely not a hotel for an overnight stay, that will be injustice to this holiday resort. Very clean rooms, loved the bathroom of the family room i stayed in. Plenty... More 

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Brackenfell, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Beautiful hotel and big and clean rooms. Lots of swimming pools as well as a heated pool. Friendly staff in restaurant and great service. Prokard members, your card / discount only valid in one of the restaurants and nor for breakfast. We enjoyed our stay, expensive, but worth the stay.

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Phalaborwa, South Africa, Africa
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent service more especially from reception and game driver. Rooms big enough to share with kids. Pool very clean and very nice gym. I enjoyed the game drive. There are facilities for children to play.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4-star Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort established in 1960, is the leading conference, leisure and sports resort in Limpopo. The hotel is situated within a 1000ha nature conservancy and offers 150 hotel bedrooms and self-catering chalets which boasts all modern conveniences. Our Preseidential and Executive suites feature their own private courtyard and spa pool. The 20 luxury two bedroom self-catering golf chalets can accommodate upto 4 adults and two children. Our superior culinary TEAM offers unequaled quality, creativity in local and international cuisines. Take the pleasure of experiencing the ambiance of Basil's fine dining restaurant, or enjoy all meals in the Buttery family restaurant or at our day time clubhouse restaurant. Awaken to the sound of roaring lions and experience these majestic animals on a game drive. Make sure that you meet the cheetahs which have been hand raised and get your camera ready to spot over 200 bird species and 25 antelope species, including Sable antelope, Golden wildebeest, Giraffes, Zebras and Buffalo. Our Facilities and services include, horseback safaris, 4 sparkling pools (2 heated), landing strip, tennis court, fitness centre, steam room, games room, the NEW Kolobe tented camp and TEAM building activities. Our state of the art sports academy offers a magnificent 12-hole par 3 golf course and has launched 2 multi purpose sports pitches which is ideal for professional sports teams to carry out their training camps. 12-well appointed and air-conditioned conference venues seat upto 1200 delegates, with adequate WIFI access through out the property as well as a back-up generator to ensure the hotel is self reliant. We are the ideal wedding destination venue - featuring bush weddings, contemporary weddings, intimate weddings and garden weddings. "COME EXPERIENCE OUR PRIDE, WHERE HOSPITALITY IS A LONG TRADITION" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort

Address: Ranch Resort, Farm Hollandsdrift | 25km South of Polokwane on R101/ N1, Polokwane 0699, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Polokwane
Price Range: $76 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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“The golf Chalets have excellent views, the main hotel rooms over look the beautiful hotel gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles aves123, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A room that is far away from the banquet room as it can get a little busy/noisy at times.”
 of 5 bubbles rivoniao, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Polokwane is about 30km away.”
 of 5 bubbles Thato1982, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“get the individual chalets”
 of 5 bubbles wdulabh, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request a room close to the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles AlamedaYankeegal, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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