The four-star Protea Hotel Kruger Gate on the edge of the scenic Sabie River in South Africa's rich Mpumalanga province. With its close location to the Paul Kruger Gate from where the famous Kruger National Park can be accessed, the hotel offers an affordable and alternative option to private safari lodges in this area.
They are situated 32 minutes drive from Hazyview and can be reached from Johannesburg in 5 hours. The hotel offers guests with the ideal location from which to experience Africa's untamed wildlife. Guests may relax in comfort in one of the 95 luxury en-suite rooms. One of the most memorable moments of a visit is dining under the African stars.
Protea guests may participate in bush drives in a Private Game Reserve and throughout the wildlife rich Kruger National Park, with open vehicle safaris. A real bird watcher's paradise, the park features a unique Tree House sleep out as well as a variety of sporting facilities.
The hotel offers a choice of conference venues for up to 221 business delegates which can be configured to suit various group requirements. The hotel rooms at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate offer spacious working areas for conference delegates or business travellers.
Each of the comfortably furnished 96 luxury en-suite bedrooms at Kruger Gate makes guests feel part of nature. One of the unique features at this safari lodge retreat near the Kruger National Park is the Tree House which provides an opportunity to experience sleep out under the stars.
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Dining: A buffet-style breakfast is served in the restaurant, while an a la carte lunch is available on the wooden deck. The pool deck bar overlooks the Sabie River, providing the perfect location for wildlife viewing. Guests are invited to relax to enjoy unique sounds of nature while sipping a cocktail. One of the most memorable moments of guests during their stay begins which is dining under the stars. The Lapa Restaurant offers an experience, with real African cuisine. The meal is complemented with authentic cultural entertainment ranging from Shangaan traditional dancers to marimba bands and an African choral group.
Sports and recreation: Leisure and sporting activities include a tennis court, miniature golf, volleyball, table tennis and a children's playground. Relaxing around the outdoor swimming pool with the adjoining bar is a favourite leisure activity.
Health Spa: The African Spa offers the ultimate pampering place for body and mind during a stay. The health and beauty spa is located on the banks of the Sabie River, overlooking the Kruger National Park, making it a peaceful haven for relaxation and tranquillity.
The African Spa is built by using materials which are indigenous to this region of South Africa, and the interior décor reflects a traditional African feel with a bit of a modern touch. Dee’s African Spa treatments are based on conventional ancient massage methods such as the tribal head massage. The Africology range of beauty products, which is for massages and skincare, is made from indigenous and natural ingredients.
Conference facilities: Conference facilities consist of three venues which can seat up to 256 delegates. A breakaway site, which is on the banks of the Sabie River, provides a unique place. The exhibition centre can seat up to 226 guests. Each conference venue is fitted with state-of-the-art conference equipment, PA systems and excellent lighting.
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