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    Protea Hotel Clarens

    corner of Main & Van der Merwe Streets, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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    01/10/2017 02/10/2017
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    Overview
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    • Average20%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 28 February 2017

    The rooms are big and equipped with everything you need. Some rooms have balconies lover looking Clarens and the Maluti mountains. Beautiful setting but very expensive. The room I stayed in did not have a bath. There is full DSTV that is very nice. Breakfast...More

    1  Thank Shezelle
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 1 March 2017

    Dear Shezelle, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. It is always such a pleasure to read such great reviews from our guests, we are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed the views around the...More

    Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

    Protea hotel came to our rescue after we were bumped from another booking. Management went out of their way to accommodate us during the bussyiest time of the year. The beer festival. Well done to the friendly staff.More

    Thank Adrian L
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 1 March 2017

    Dear Adrian L, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. I am so pleased to hear that we were able to accommodate you over such a busy weekend here in Clarens! Thank you for your great...More

    Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

    We had a great stay at the Protea Hotel in Clarens . The location is perfect with a short walk to the square and all the restaurants just down stairs . The rooms are comfortable and stylish . The breakfast is delicious . I would...More

    Thank AshleyZA
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 15 February 2017

    Dear AshleyZA, Thank you for posting such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. It gives us great pleasure to receive such wonderful feedback from our guests. I am absolutely pleased that the room was comfortable and the décor to your liking. I will certainly congratulate...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2017

    Lovely hotel set amongst picturesque mountains. If you are in need of a quiet getaway from the city then this is the place to go. The drive to Clarens is pleasant and stopping over in the small towns along the way makes the trip more...More

    Thank Muhammad A
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 9 February 2017

    Dear Muhammad A, Thank you for posting such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. I am so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the pleasant trip to the hotel. We are really fortunate to be located in such...More

    Reviewed 6 February 2017

    The Claren's Choice was definitely the Protea Hotel Clarens. Great location. Walking distance to all the night life. Views from the mountain facing rooms were wonderful. Rooms were very clean. Staff were friendly and helpful. We were provided with a map of the surrounding areas....More

    Thank jacob736
    Response from KarenB_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 7 February 2017

    Dear Jacob736 , Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. It gives us great pleasure to receive such wonderful feedback from our guests. I am absolutely pleased that you enjoyed the views from the hotel, and...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 99 - USD 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    • Clarens
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    10 November 2016|
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    Response from KarenB_PHClarens | Property representative |
    There are fantastic hiking and cycling trails, extreme sports, fresh mountain air and beautiful views available. No fitness center in Clarens, however if you really want to use a gym, there is in Bethlehem as well as a... More
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    "Ask for rooms with Mountain view."
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    "Higher level rooms for good views"
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    "Check what is available in each room type. Standard is very basic - Formula 1 type would be my guess."
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    "Mountain Facing rooms are best"
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