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Protea Hotel by Marriott Saldanha Bay

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently visited the Protea Hotel in Saldanha Bay on business and was pleasantly surprized with the good service at this hotel. Check in great Avril was very friendly and welcoming. Friendly reception, helpful staff and well equipped rooms. The room I finally settled into was 203 it was very spacious and away from the reception and dining/restaurant noise. All... More 

Victoria, BC
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89 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had travelled to Paternoster from Cape Town, having heard that it, and other towns in the area, were old fishing villages and had some charming and historical atmosphere to offer. On that count we were a bit disappointed. But in no way were we disappointed with this Protea hotel. Our room was a reasonable size and the bathroom equally... More 

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Parow, South Africa
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Saldanah Bay Proteat Hotel, being one and a half hours from Parow, Cape Town is a well deserving hotel for a quick break. The accomodation is excellent, clean and well laid out with fantastic views of the lagoon. One can take a relaxing walk along the waters edge and enjoy the kids frolicking in the water. Ideal spot for casual... More 

Thank burgerjp
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We did a weekend couples trip for 2 days at this hotel. What a stunning place to stay! The most relaxing weekend ever! Brilliant service, wonderful food, amazing cappuccino's. Comfortable rooms with the best showers ever and an incredible view from the balcony. Falling asleep in a super comfortable bed to the waves crashing in the bay was truly amazing!... More 

Thank Lucy F
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I recently visited the Protea Hotel in Saldanha Bay on business and was pleasanly surprized with the hotel. Friendly reception, helpfull staff and well equiped rooms. The room was spacious and probably one of the nicest rooms that I have stayed in to date. The best part of my room was probably the view of the bay when walking out... More 

Thank Wessel S
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We visited there in March/April 2016 and firstly the price was great, then the service was great. It was during Easter holidays end there was so much fun for the kids, witch gave us as parents some time to relax, Great work Thank you

Thank ladonnab624
friendtoprotea, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Saldanha Bay, responded to this review

Dear ladonnab624 Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I am delighted to hear that you received value for money whilst staying with us over Easter. More importantly, that you had time to rest whilst the kids were kept busy. The Easter and Christmas holidays are the best time for me because our Hotel has a resort feeling and... More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

What an amazing hotel. On arrival the reception staff were over efficient and almost fell over backwards to ensure that the room allocated met with all our needs. As the room way not quite ready complimentary drinks were serves on the patio. The views from all areas of the hotel are stunning. The room was clean ,cosy and very comfortable.... More 

Thank KingsleyP631
friendtoprotea, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Saldanha Bay, responded to this review

Dear Kingsley GUESTS' perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying with Protea Hotels is the only true yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. I should, therefore, like to thank you for taking the time to complete this review on Tripadvisor. We were delighted to receive your commendations about the impressive service offered.... More 

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71 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

No atmosphere I wont support a place that think it is good for business to charge such a crazy amount Had some drinks in the bar 2 days before we went to the restaurant, nice view. So not possible to ratr the food as we walked out when we became aware of the corkage fee. Wine on their wine list... More 

Thank Bobby G
friendtoprotea, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Saldanha Bay, responded to this review

Dear Bobby, We apologize for this experience. Our aim is to anticipate, meet and exceed our guests’ expectations, and in this case we acknowledge that we fell short of delivering on this service experience. The management team have investigated this incident and we have taken a decision to revise the charges with immediate effect to be in accordance with industry... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We often go here when we want a quiet getaway. Lovely small town. We walked around late at night and enjoyed the tranquility. Great view of the bay from your bed Friendly & helpful staff Lots to do & view in surrounding areas

Thank wendylouises
friendtoprotea, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Saldanha Bay, responded to this review

Dear wendylouises I have to agree with you that Saldanha is a lovely, quiet little town. I am glad to hear that experienced the friendliness that is synonymous with true West Coast hospitality. I would like to thank you for your loyalty and hope to see you in the not too distant future. Many thanks & kind regards Andrew G... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Superb service like always. Good food, restaurant service per excellence, room service delivered within 5 min of ordering. Room in perfect condition, more than home from home! Most friendly staff, what more can I say?

Thank Paula L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay - A Bay of Tranquillity. An atmosphere of space and light, this hotel occupies a magnificent waterfront position only 80 minutes' drive from Cape Town. Protea Hotels Saldanha Bay offers excellent accommodation with a choice of standard rooms or one of our two suites. Once you have settled in, pop down to the attractive lounge and cocktail bar where drinks are served to GUESTS as they relax watching the seagulls glide by. The hotel also has a games room, a pool, table tennis, darts and kids play area that available to all GUESTS. Don’t forget our first class Mussel Cracker restaurant; you will be delighted to find a restaurant on the water’s edge with a perfect view, of the sunrise in the morning and the Moon rise at dinner time. The hotel has its own slipway and jetty and the bay is a haven for fishing and watersport enthusiasts. Discover quaint fishing villages, abundant bird life, wild flowers, the seafood route and the magnificent Langebaan lagoon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Saldanha Bay

Address: 51B Main Road, Saldanha 7395, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Saldanha
Price Range: $95 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Saldanha Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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“Rooms on the Lagoon side are essential as the view is exceptional”
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 of 5 bubbles burgerjp, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have sea views”
 of 5 bubbles KingsleyP631, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms near the pool for families with children”
 of 5 bubbles wendylouises, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not room 112”
 of 5 bubbles Chandre-CPT, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms overlooking the bay. Do not accept the basement rooms - lower level. The rooms open onto the lawn, but not the best.”
 of 5 bubbles Garnet2015, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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