Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge

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The Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge is a modern, trendy hotel just north of Durban, close to both the beach, tourist attractions and the King Shaka International Airport in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Well suited to both business and leisure travellers, guests are accommodated in spacious, well-appointed rooms and have access to numerous onsite amenities as well as an excellent restaurant.

One of the star features of the hotel is the rooftop swimming pool, where guests can relax, take a refreshing dip or gather for social occasions at sunset taking in the panoramic views. Situated near the beach, water enthusiasts staying at the hotel may enjoy surfing, scuba diving, sea kayaking, deep sea fishing and marine safaris. Also of maritime interest is the beautiful uShaka Marine World in Durban where you can see hundreds of different species, including sharks, rays, turtles, dolphins and multi-coloured reef fish. Or, learn more about sharks and their value to us by visiting the nearby Natal Sharks Board.

Accommodation is stylish, modern, spacious and most importantly comfortable. Each contemporary, Colonial-style room boasts timber laminate floors and light, serene atmosphere ideally suited to Durban climate. One look at the view will leave you wishing you could stay just one more day. The hotel boasts 205 modern, upmarket bedrooms and guests have the option to choose to remain in the Standard Room or the Family Rooms.

The Standard Rooms are modern contemporary courtyard facing rooms, with twin or king size bed, bathroom with shower. The Family Rooms are semi-self catering with two bedrooms facing Gateway with a full bath, balcony and a laptop-friendly safe. Its main bedroom offers a king size bed while the second bedroom for the children features two twin beds.

Standard room features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Double or twin beds
  • Satellite TV
  • LCD flat screen & DSTV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Laptop friendly electronic safes
  • WiFi (500MB/room/day)
  • Tea/coffee making facilities


  • Restaurant and bar
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Conference venues
  • Boardroom
  • Business Center
  • Lounge
  • Gym
  • Nearby health and beauty spa
  • Secure Parking


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 18 --hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry services
  • Airport shuttle
  • Concierge services
  • Transfers
  • Currency exchange


The hotel features a variety of meeting rooms which include two boardrooms and five multi-use venues with a maximum seating capacity of 370 delegates cinema style.

Conference equipment:

  • Flip charts
  • Television
  • PA system
  • Portable screen
  • Whiteboard
  • Stationery

Nearby attractions

  • Barnyard Theater
  • Cinemas
  • Virgin Active Gym
  • Natal Sharks Board
  • Chris Saunders Park directly opposite the hotel
  • Umhlanga Beach
  • Umhlanga Ridge Business Park
  • uShaka Marine World in Durban


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Conference venue
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Spa
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

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