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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein

    202 Nelson Mandela Drive | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$113
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    Overview

    • Excellent24%
    • Very good44%
    • Average18%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We didn't stay at the hotel but we had super and drinks at their restaurant as we came to visit and chill with some of our friends who stayed here. The place is more beautiful than it looked in the pictures. The service was excellent,...More

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    Response from Siphiwe M, Guest Relations Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein

    Dear Rati B, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to hear that you were happy with the service from Sean. Your commendations are highly valued, and I wish to assure you that we have congratulated him for doing such an...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Overall the hotel is good. But the lack of a lift to carry luggage is quite a problem especially for older people like me. Another issue is you have to request for complementary water? Otherwise not available in the room. Another issue was on my...More

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    Response from Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein

    Dear Jayantha P, Thank you for taking your time to provide your feedback for your recent stay at the Protea hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We are saddened by your feedback in regards with the request for water, slow WIFI and the and the fact that...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

    Our room had 2 double beds and was perfect for our family. Check-in was quick and friendly. Shower head needed replacing but pressure was good. Towels and room clean and air con great for the hot weather outside. Request a ground room floor if in...More

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    Response from Siphiwe M, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein

    Dear Jennifer196807, Thank you or taking your time to give your feedback for your recent stay at the Protea hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We are delighted to hear your positive feedback and wish to confirm that we have complimented the relevant TEAM. Kind regards Siphiwe...More

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    Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

    I don't like to write reviews about hotels and restaurants but I really need to share my few comments about this hotel, Staff very friendly, management always available whenever needed and they actual help and never push any blame but take ownership of the problem...More

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    Dear Traveler, Thank you for taking you time in responding with your positive feedback for your recent stay at the Protea hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We would like to confirm that we definitely shared your feedback with the relevant feedback. We look forward to welcome...More

    Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for a couple of nights. Room OK, staff friendly. Beware that if you use a wheelchair, however, you will likely find it very difficult to use the shower. Although marked as "accessible", it isn't. Very steep "ramp" at an odd angle; no rails;...More

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    Dear Eringo 1992. Thank you for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor on your recent stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Bloemfontein. We appreciate this valuable information and concerns regarding accessibility of showers in Universal rooms. Please be assures that your feedback has...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$67 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Room Tips
    "The rooms on the south side are very cold in spite of the aircon, and can be quite dark in winter as well."
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    "hotel close to military base,there is noise from choppers passing by and lot noise from vehicles."
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    "corner rooms are nice and the rooms in the inside are quieter."
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    "All rooms are situated away from reception, making them a pro wrt privacy and possible noise control"
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