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Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga

Protea Mall, Corner Lighthouse and Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal, 4321 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 315 614 413

$94+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 741 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.3
  • 8.7
  • 3.5
  • 3.3

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Great view

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    About

    This 3-star paradise hotel is your gateway to golden beaches, lush surroundings and the exhilaration of holidaying in an idyllic part of South Africa. If you want stunning views overlooking the KwaZulu-Natal coast, look no further than Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga. Centrally located in the heart of uMhlanga Rocks, the hotel is 18 km from King Shaka International Airport and conveniently situated minutes from the protected beach and 10 minutes from Durban. The hotel offers friendly service, comfortable accommodations and most of the hotel's 174 modern rooms feature breath-taking sea views, and are all elegantly and stylishly furnished. Enjoy a choice between 44 Semi self-catering facilities which include a microwave, fridge, cutlery, crockery and tea/coffee-making facilities. We've expanded in October 2016 with a brand new 15-floor tower! In addition to a new reception area and lobby, the project has added an extra 130 bedrooms for your convenience.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Business center
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Tennis
    • Internet
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Beachfront
    • Laundry service
    • Child pool
    • Airport shuttle
    • ATM on-site
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Storage available
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 741 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
      7.0 "Housekeeping was great, according to 70%."
      8.0 "Management was excellent, said 80%."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the shower was ok."
    • 6.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.5 "Value below average."
      1.3 "87% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.3 "Internet is poor."
      2.7 "73% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.5 "Bar is disappointing."
    • 2.5 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 355 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 3.9 "Value below average."
    • 2.4 "Horrible pool."

    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 222 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.9 "Average comfort."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.3 "Value below average."
    • 2.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.2 "78% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.6 "Bar is disappointing."
    • 2.4 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 163 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.0 "Terrible value."
    Hotel type
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
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    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Great view"
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