Overview

Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga
Top City Hotel

Protea Mall, Corner Lighthouse and Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal, 4321 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 315 614 413

AED 346+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 685 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 8.5
  • 3.1
  • 2.5

Good to know

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
  • Beach nearby

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    About

    This 3-star paradise hotel is your gateway to golden beaches, lush surroundings and the exhilaration of holidaying in an idyllic part of South Africa. If you want stunning views overlooking the KwaZulu-Natal coast, look no further than Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga. Centrally located in the heart of uMhlanga Rocks, the hotel is 18 km from King Shaka International Airport and conveniently situated minutes from the protected beach and 10 minutes from Durban. The hotel offers friendly service, comfortable accommodations, along with a relaxing rooftop sun deck and plunge pool. Most of the hotel's 250 modern rooms feature breath-taking sea views, and are all elegantly and stylishly furnished. Enjoy a choice between 120 Semi self-catering facilities which include a microwave, fridge, cutlery, crockery and tea/coffee-making facilities. We've expanded in October 2016 with a brand new 15-floor tower! In addition to a new reception area and lobby, the project has added an extra 130 bedrooms for your convenience.

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    Marriott

    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Tennis
    • Airport shuttle
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Beachfront
    • ATM on-site
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Storage available
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 685 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      8.0 "Management was excellent, said 80%."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.7 "Only 67% thought the shower was ok."
      6.5 "65% thought the kitchenette was ok."
    • 5.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.1 "Bar is disappointing."
    • 2.5 "Terrible value."
      0.0 "100% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 2.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.3 "77% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 1.2 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 321 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 2.9 "Terrible value."
    • 1.2 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 184 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.0 "Bar is disappointing."
    • 2.5 "Terrible value."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.9 "81% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 1.3 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 178 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
    • 6.6 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 2.2 "Terrible value."
    Hotel type
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    Good to know
    "Good restaurants & bars in the area"
    "Beach nearby"
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