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Yaounde, Cameroon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel location is great and room was OK. However the dining experience was pathetic. Here's what happened: I stayed at the hotel with two of my staff. We went to the restaurant for supper. We ordered our drinks starters and for the main course, one of my team members and I ordered salmon and the other team member ordered...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location. Water activities. Could have used bigger pool. Rooms were great. Breakfast was good. Located within a few minutes drive from the beach and plenty of fishing spot along the way. Definitely will be back again.

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Vryheid, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a Prokard Gold Member (Protea Hotel / Marriott) This membership is suppose to have benefits. I booked at Protea Hotel Guzi Waterfront Richards bay using my pay one night get one free.voucher. I booked on website and phoned the hotel in advance (the same day of booking) requesting an upgrade if it is possible. I requested to speak...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nothing fancy about this place. The check-in staff were so swamped when we checked in, it must have taken an hour before we were assigned rooms. They had no reservation, then they had no rooms, then they didn't know which rooms. It was a mess but eventually it got fixed. Rooms were fine and basic. At least it was clean....

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Thank NellanSF
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Clean. It's Marriott. It's protea. It's supposed to be waterfront. No gym. Great neighbourhoods for roadworks. Patchy internet, why is Marriott hotel having dodgy internet. Breakfast is not bad though I must say. Wine list is below expectations.

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Richards Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We arrived at the hotel and requested a venue for a meeting with 3 people. The staff were very accommodating and professional. They set up a room very quickly and served us promptly with tea and then came and took a lunch order. For a last minute request, we were very appreciative and pleased with the manner in which we...

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Durban
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My first visit to this hotel was in July on business and I was very impressed and I immediately booked a night to celebrate my birthday in October. My wife was equally impressed and we had time our of life. We wished we could have stayed longer. This hotel's architectural and structural design blew me away the first time and...

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to book a table for our wedding anniversary on Saturday night. Went there on Thursday late morning. One female restaurant manager took the booking as we asked to bring our own vintage champagne as that is traditional part of our wedding anniversary! She said the hotel has a no corkage policy but she would call us on Friday...

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Thank Fredric D
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent accommodation with top class service by staff. The meals were excellent. Breakfast was sumptuous with a wide variety. Weeknights supper consists of a buffet and weekends its a la carte. The facilities are top of the range. There is compimentary wifi

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Rooms good, food good but the staff are amazing. Who ever trains them needs a pat on the back. I have never met such friendly, helpful staff. A credit to the hotel and Richards bay. A few negatives why do the house keeping have to collect the towels before 8am (?), there is no kiddies menu and the wi fi...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If it is style you want, then Protea Hotel by Marriott Richards Bay Waterfront is your only option. The hotel is situated in the Tuzi Gazi Waterfront in Richards Bay and caters for the executive traveller who is looking for something extra ordinary. The hotel has a prime location, the only hotel overlooking the waterfront in Richards Bay. The hotel boasts stylish standard rooms and 12 luxurious suites. The modern décor and personal touches in the rooms makes your stay away from home very comfortable. The rooms are very elegant and spacious and have en-suite bathrooms and king size beds. All rooms have magnificent views of the waterfront and bay area. The up-market, Ship to Shore Restaurant and its innovative, open plan design allows you to see into the kitchen while your meal is being prepared. The Ship to Shore serves a scrumptious full English breakfast and the a la carte menu is very upbeat. With a wide variety of meals to choose from, you are sure to find something that will be pleasing to the pallet. You can sit back and relax in the exclusive Admirals Cigar Lounge. Here you can puff on one of the machine rolled cigars that are on sale and enjoy your favourite premier brand drink. Unwind while sipping sundowners on the deck which overlooks the Tuzi Gazi Waterfront. The deck also has a crystal clear swimming pool and a seating pool. Kick your shoes off and enjoy your meal or drinks in the shallow waters of the seating pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Richards Bay Waterfront

Address: Corner of Pioneer & Bridgetown Road | Tuzigazi Waterfront, Richards Bay 3901, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Richards Bay
Price Range: £75 - £128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Richards Bay Waterfront 4*
Number of rooms: 75
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“Get a pool facing room, make sure that you are not too hungry and check the bedding before housekeeping goes off-duty.”
 of 5 bubbles AltaafHamid, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't book room 327 as it is at the very end of hotel next to nightclub with high noise levels until early hours of morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Hellopeter, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room for disabled people is large and sunny - very relaxing”
 of 5 bubbles Sister_bonani, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I don't think this hotel has any good rooms to offer.”
 of 5 bubbles Carollh23, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the harbour. The rooms on the East side are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SvB-CvB, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
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