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Protea Hotel Umfolozi River by Marriott

Address
Off the N2
40km north of Richards Bay
Kwazulu Natal
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Business, Family, Leisure
R1030.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

The Protea Hotel Umfolozi River, in Mtubatuba – just 40km north of Richards Bay, KwaZulu - Natal, presents guests – both corporate and leisure – with an ideal location for those seeking a relaxing environment with a wealth of interesting activities nearby. Stylish accommodation, warm and friendly service and a range of amenities catering to all tastes, combine to make this hotel a great choice for visitors to this beautiful area.

The Hotel is situated close to the banks of the Umfolozi River, which also runs through the Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve, which is one of the premier national parks in the province and famous for its’ population of rhinoceros. The area is also a bird-watching paradise thanks to the diverse habitats. Within easy driving distance, marine enthusiasts will find the country’s best diving, game fishing and the beaches are safe and water always warm.

Accommodation

Accommodation is offered in a range of options, including Standard Rooms, Chalets and Family Suites. Each of the 68 rooms are air-conditioned with spacious en-suite bathrooms and disabled accessibility. The rooms are decorated in bold tones with stylish fittings designed for comfort and relaxation.

Standard Room & Chalet features:

  • WiFi access
  • Hair-dryer
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Electronic safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Keycard access

Family Suite features:

  • WiFi access
  • Hair-dryer
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Electronic safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Key-card access
  • Two bedrooms
  • Lounge (with sleeper couch)
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave

Hotel Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Lapa (outdoor dining area)
  • Swimming pool
  • Conference facilities
  • Secure onsite parking (surcharge applies)
  • Free WiFi
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Satellite TV

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Conference facilities
  • Banqueting facilities for; weddings, launches or cocktail parties

Hotel services

  • Room service
  • Packed lunches
  • 24-Hour Reception
  • Child-minding service
  • Laundry and ironing service
  • Shoeshine
  • Safety deposit box
  • WiFi access
  • Satellite TV
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying

Conferences facilities

Conferences are well-catered for and the hotel can accommodate up to 240 delegates in three state-of-the-art conference and meeting venues. Additionally, there are three breakaway rooms that are ideal for brainstorming sessions or board meetings. The hotel has a full range of modern conferencing equipment available for use. Corporate guest may also reserve the outdoor Folozi Lapa for special events and get-togethers.

Nearby Activities

  • Great St. Lucia Wetlands Park
  • Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve
  • World-renowned birding spots
  • Whale and dolphin watching
  • Boat cruises
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Beaches
  • Quad bike trails

Below detailed information about the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River by Marriott is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Kitchenette
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone

Restaurants

The Rivers Restaurant

The Rivers Restaurant offers fine dining in a truly African setting, whether indoors or at the Folozi Lapa outdoor dining area. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are a sumptuous culinary occasion.

Nearby activities and attractions
  • Game-drive in Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve
  • Boat cruises on Lake St. Lucia
  • Kayaking
  • Beaches
  • Crocodile Sanctuary
  • Turtle Tours
  • Marine safaris
  • Bird-watching
  • Quad-biking
  • Horse riding
  • Golf.
Swimming

The Hotel has a large outdoor swimming pool, surrounded by comfortable sun-loungers.

Conference Venue

Conferences are well-catered for at this Hotel and can accommodate up to 240 delegates in three state-of-the-art conference and meeting venues.  Additionally, there are three breakaway rooms that are ideal for brainstorming sessions or board meetings. The hotel has a full range of modern conferencing equipment available for use. Corporate guest may also reserve the outdoor Folozi Lapa for special events and get-togethers.

  • Bar
  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Conference venue
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
Baby Facility

Cots are available by prior arrangement.

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • WIFI
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Babysitting
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Packed Lunches
  • Porters
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Secure parking
  • Shoe shine
Malaria and Animals
  • Guests are advised to consult their doctor regarding the use of malarial prophylactics prior to departure and to wear long-sleeved clothing in the evenings when outdoors.

Children Policy
    • free: one child under 2 years stays free of charge in a child's cot/crib
    • free: all children under 7 years stay free of charge when using existing beds
    • up to two further children from 7 to 18 years are charged additional per night when using existing beds
    • the maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1
    • any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management
    • supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay
       
Pet Policy
  • No pets are allowed.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:
68

Accommodation at the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River, Mtubatuba, is offered in a range of options, including Standard Rooms, Chalets and Family Suites. Each of the 68 rooms are air-conditioned with spacious en-suite bathrooms and disabled accessibility. 

Hotel room features:

  • WiFi access
  • Hair-dryer
  • Tea/coffee station
  • Electronic safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Keycard access.

Family Suite features:

  • WiFi access
  • Hair-dryer
  • Tea/coffee station
  • Electronic safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Key-card access
  • Two bedrooms
  • Lounge (with sleeper couch)
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave.

Standard Room & Chalet features:

  • 30 single rooms, with en-suite bathroom and private balcony/patio
  • 18 double chalets, spacious en-suite bedrooms with private entrance and garden
  • 18 twin chalets
  • 2 family chalets, with 2 bedrooms, a lounge and kitchenette, as well as private garden and entrance.
Single Room R1030
Double Room R1440

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -28.461316

Longitude: 32.147840

Directions

Location of the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River

1. about 200km North of Durban on the N2 freeway
2. 168km from Pongola on the N2 and 40km from the sea at Richards Bay.

Directions from Durban on the N2 freeway to the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River:

1. Travel North along the N2 Freeway from Durban for about 200km
2. Take the off-ramp off the N2 Mfolozi Off Ramp
3. Follow signage Umfolozi River
4. At the junction, turn left
5. Follow the road and turn right at gravel road - this will take you to the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River

Directions from Richards Bay Airport to the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River:

1. From the airport, follow the Fish Eagle Flight Road
2. Turn right into Nkoninga Road
3. You will get a turnoff on your left-hand side - take this road left into East Central Arterial Road
4. Turn right into North Central Arterial Road
5. Carry on straight along this road until you see the N2 Off-Ramp
6. Turn right to get onto the N2 Freeway
7. Travel North along the N2 Freeway for about 30km
8. Take the off-ramp off the N2 Mfolozi Off Ramp
9. Follow signage Umfolozi River
10. At the junction, turn left
11. Follow the road and turn right at gravel road - this will take you to the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River

Directions from Pongola on the N2 to the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River:

1. Travel along the N2 from Pongola for about 168km
2. Take the off-ramp off the N2, Mfolozi Off Ramp
3. Follow signage Umfolozi River
4. At the junction, turn right
5. Follow the road and turn right at gravel road - this will take you to the Protea Hotel Umfolozi River.

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Parking

There is secure parking onsite.

Star Rating

3 Star

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