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Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had the misfortune to stay for 2 nights in December 2016 (27th, 28th), never again. On arrival, our welcome at reception was mediocre, to say the least. No one to assist with luggage, or show us to the room. We paid full price for the rooms, which were situated opposite the back entrance to the kitchen (rooms 141,142). Our view...

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear Desmond, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your most recent stay with us. Please accept my apologies for the fact that we did not meet your expectations during your stay. From the wing of the property where your room was located there is a minimum of eight metres to the main building which is...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I got an awful room that was long and narrow and shared a wall with the neighbouring room that was so thin, I could hear her turning over in bed. The phones didn't work. When I asked to be moved to a better room, I just go a blank - we're fully booked. Will not go back for love or...

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear Avastar34 It saddens us greatly that we missed the opportunity to exceed your expectations during your stay with us. Please accept our sincerest apology for the room that was not to your preference and that we could not have moved you to a larger room. We have addressed your feedback with our reception TEAM, and I apologize for the...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Being completely unfamiliar with the area and hotel previously, I had my doubts and kept my expectations low on arrival. However this hotel is an absolute gem with so much potential! Comfortable rooms. We stayed in a luxury room. Did hear a few guests saying rooms needing updating but we were told they are in the process of redoing all....

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie B, We value feedback like yours and would like to thank you for taking the time to let us know where we got to exceed your expectations and where we can still work on. We have communicated your comments to the rest of our TEAM and we are all delighted that you have enjoyed your stay with us....

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Attended a conference at Hunter's Rest. I was impressed by the location. The facilities have also been upgraded and the service was good. Typical Protea group hospitality. I will certainly visit Hunter's Rest again.

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear Afzal117, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your conference that was held at our hotel. We are so glad you had a memorable experience. We are looking forward to your next visit, hopefully very soon! Warm regards; Siyanda Dlamini General Manager

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Room was very nice, and clean and spacious. We enjoyed two nights stay at PH Hunters Rest, and will truly recommend this Hotel to anyone travelling to this Area. They have friendly staff, and no one hesitates to assist with anything. Well done guys for doing great work. We will come visit soon.

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear melvdwalt01, Thank you so much for your latest review, it really makes us so proud of our TEAM that we managed to exceed your expectations and you got to really have a great time at our hotel. We are looking forward to your next visit! Hopefully, very soon! Warm regards; Siyanda Dlamini General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I do lots of travel for work and value the following things when travelling for business: * Comfortable work place in room with excellent internet connection: There wasn’t really a desk to sit and work at in my room, as the only table was taken up by the television. There was also no wifi-connectivity in my room, so this can...

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear PetroDP Thank you for you feedback regarding your recent stay with us, we really value feedback like yours because it gives us a positive measure-ability stick to know what GUESTS experiencing and how we can exceed their expectation. Please accept our sincerest apology for the areas where we have short-falled, we can assure you that we have taken it...

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect stop over to or from sun city or pilansberg. Mashe golf course, put put, big pool, hiking trail and comfortable large rooms. Friendly staff and great food. Highly recommended. Good value for money.

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear Adriaan H, Thank you so much for your review about your recent stay with us. It makes us so happy to see that our GUESTS has enjoyed our hotel, perfectly located to Sun City and the Pilansberg Nature Reserve. We have forwarded your feedback to the rest of our TEAM, to also motivate them to maintain their service and...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Stayed for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. Food and service excellent but the rooms old and very average although spacious. Situated in very attractive countryside with beautiful views and huge areas for just strolling. Very relaxing atmosphere.

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear Danie92, Thank you so much for your recent review, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Including all our fantastic views and food. We are currently in a renovations program to update all our rooms, we have already completed 15 rooms however it does take some time but hopefully on your next visit we should be...

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Brilliant facilities. Professhional and friendly staff. Organised and very accomodating management system. Brilliant rooms for the price. Beautiful garden and terrace Areas of improvement is meals. particulary age of steaks and type of steak knives.

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear Khanyatshimo, Thank you very much for your latest review, we appreciate your feedback. This assist us in congratulate our STAFF for doing a great job, and secondly assist us to know where we need improvement. Thank you once again, we are looking forward in having you back hopefully very soon! Warm regards; Siyanda Dlamini General Manager

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A homely room spacious enough to work from after hours; well taken care of, My special dietary requirements was well met as expected and beyond my favourite team is the food and beverages team what a unique team Themba the leader well done I felt at home Conference was also well taken care of with our demands changing per day...

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GM-HuntersRest, General Manager at Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest, responded to this review

Dear Mpho S, Thank you so much for your most recent review about our hotel and your experience during your stay with us. We are so glad we got to meet and exceed your expectations. We will convey your feedback with Themba and the whole TEAM also motivating our TEAM to always improve and exceed our GUESTS expectations. Warm regards;...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the picturesque countryside resort nestled in the Magalies Mountains Protea Hotel by Marriott Rustenburg Hunters Rest is nestled in between the Magaliesberg Mountains 8.5km from Rustenburg CBD this mountain range stretches from the North of Pretoria through to the South of the Pilansberg National Park located less than an hour away. Adjacent to the Kgaswane Nature Reserve Protea Hotel by Marriott Rustenburg Hunters Rest offers a nature drive up to our famous viewing deck in the reserve with spectacular views of the mountain range and the Olifantsnek dam that were once home to roaming elephant herds. This is the perfect family getaway with the kids, a mere 1 hour and half's drive from Pretoria, less than 2 hours' drive from Johannesburg and less than an hour's drive from Sun City. With loads of activities for children such as tractor rides, pony rides, a jumping castle, putt putt, tennis courts, hiking trails, mountain biking and board games to keep the children busy while the parents can relax at our health and beauty spa. Play a round of golf on our 9-hole golf course surrounded with spectacular mountain views, or a romantic getaway for two with a packed picnic basket and blanket to be enjoyed by our outdoor heated swimming pool. The mountains are also a birder's delight, with over 300 bird species recorded and famous for their dramatic quartzite cliffs. The Magaliesberg Mountains offer an abundance of valleys, ravines, cliffs and waterfalls for the pleasure and indulgence of nature lovers. Nearby attractions include the Royal Bafokeng stadium, Magaliesberg Canopy Tour, Paul Kruger Country House, Cradle of Humankind, Hartebeespoort Dam, Elephant Sanctuary, Maropeng & Sterkfontein Caves. Rustenberg is home to events such as the Piek Fijn food & wine festival, Brauhaus am Damm October Festival, Tarentaal Theatre featuring local talent, and now forms part of the UNESCO biosphere, thereby ensuring the preservation of this ancient natural treasure for future generations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest

Address: R24 Rustenburg / Krugersdorp Rd, Rustenburg 0300, South Africa (Formerly Hunters Rest Mountain Resort)
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Rustenburg
Price Range: $74 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel Rustenburg Hunters Rest 4*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Hunters Rest Hotel Rustenburg
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Rustenburg
#3 Spa Hotel in Rustenburg
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“Book for Spa in advance”
 of 5 bubbles Rache_203, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No idea how to get better room or service.”
 of 5 bubbles Avastar34, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room from 229”
 of 5 bubbles melvdwalt01, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Interlocking rooms are noisy”
 of 5 bubbles PetroDP, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Use proper sharp and proper steak knives for room service.”
 of 5 bubbles Khanyatshimo, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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