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Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek

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Pretoria
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Everything was great.. from the check in and welcome of desk staff to the Dinner and Breakfast staff. Cannot say a single bad thing except maybe the rooms are a bit small for more than a weekend. Other than that, for the price, it was a very good stay. Location was excellent. We were there for a wedding in the...

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear Dinx001 Thank you so much for taking the time and being so complimentary about our quaint little hotel in Franschhoek. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our Village and the overall experience. Kind regards, Errard

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We did some travelling and as we stay in Cape Town we went for breakfast to Franschhoek and decided to go to the Protea Hotel. What an experience. Delicious food. Excellend cheese. Warm and friendly staff. We did not stay the night but went only for breakfast.

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and welcoming review regarding our Hotel and Breakfast here in Franschhoek. This is much appreciated, Kind regards, Errard

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We got a voucher for the group and decided to use it in franschoek. It proved to be quite a task to redeem it when we actually wanted to be in the area and eventually the rules changed and we could not use it for weekends but a call to the manager and he was willing to accommodate us(thanks). We...

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear Kiran Thank you for your generous review about Protea Hotel Franschhoek, which is much appreciated and your kind words about our willingness to assist and especially our location. Normally all our rates include breakfast or we have our Prokard Explorer dining benefit card which entitles you to discounted meals such as a 50% discount for two. Kind regards, Errard

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Central location: Clean, neat areas - centred around an inviting pool: Reasonable room: Receptionists were excellent - helpful and polite: Bar area a bit uninviting: Three warming open fires for winter. Enjoyable stay.

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear John Thank you so much for your review, Much appreciated and kind regards, Errard

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The guesthouses in Franschhoek seem to book up super early so we ended up here for a couple of nights. There's nothing particularly special about the hotel, but it felt safe, was well priced and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The best thing is the location, not far from the centre of town (10 minute walk to the...

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear Aldolara Thank you for your review and positive comments about the Protea Hotel Franschhoek, these are much appreciated. kind regards, Errard

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Right in the middle of Franschhoek, walking distance to various shops and restaurants. Room was lovely and clean, very spacious with all the added extras. Stunning view of the mountain. Great bar for sun downers.

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear Shane and Bridget Thank you very much for your compliments and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and were delighted with our location. Kind regards, Errard

Simon's Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had business meeting in Franschhoek and needed a place to stay for the night. The Protea Hotel turned out to be a great choice. Reception was friendly and efficient. Wi-Fi had good signal from our room (room 3). The TV had a standard bouquet of DSTV channels. The room itself was very neat and spacious. It...

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear Uwe Thank you very much for your detailed review which we appreciate and are grateful for. Thank you too for your recommendations. Kind regards, Errard

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I have stayed three times in this Hotel in the past few months and the reason why I stay here is because I belong to the Protea/Marriott loyalty programme. The Hotel is situated in a perfect spot with views of the surrounding mountains and at the end of the main street and attractions in Franschoek. Everything is in walking distance....

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear Knowtel Thank you for your review and highlighting our location here in Franschhoek. As for your concerns, thank you too and presently, we are in the planning stage for an overall revamp that will be exciting and rewarding for ourselves. Your service comments have been communicated and discussed in detail with our TEAM and dealt with appropriately. All your...

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

There are many places to stay in and around the beautiful, picturesque Franschhoek. Our place of choice for our family of four, was the Protea Hotel. We were given a family room, which, to our surprise, included a fully equipped kitchenette which made thing a lot easier catering for small children. The hotel is perfectly located within walking distance from...

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear HeinDG Thank you so much for your review which we as a TEAM, really appreciate. Please excuse the late acknowledgement - which proved to be a technical error on my own behalf (sorry) My kindest regards, Errard

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Centrally situated in Franschhoek - ideal for stroll through town to visit top restaurants all in close proximity. Top wine estates all in a hours drive. Nice spacious rooms with great views over Franschhoek mountains. Average breakfast. Friendly service.

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Errard, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek, responded to this review

Dear CasBad Thank you so much for your review which is much appreciated. Our kindest regards, Errard

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4-Star Protea Hotel Franschhoek, which overlooks the majestic mountains and vineyards of the historic village of Franschhoek, some 80 km east of Cape Town, prides itself on its charming ambiance, gracious style and attentive service. Indeed, if you are seeking a hotel which exudes tranquility and beauty, look no further than the Protea Hotel Franschhoek. With so much to do in this quaint town, Protea Hotel Franschhoek provides the perfect base for your holiday. With a renowned restaurant, conference facilities, luxury accommodation, a sparkling swimming pool and, being in the heart of wine country, a well-stocked vinotique; coming home is always a pleasure. Take advantage of our convenient location and explore Franschhoek's wide array of culinary establishments, art galleries, cheese factories and some 25 world famous wine estates. Franschhoek is one of South Africa's leading culinary and wine-tasting destinations. Various outdoor activities, such as horse-riding, golf, backpacking and trout-fishing, can also be arranged. The luxurious accommodation offered by the 4-Star Protea Hotel Franschhoek is a welcoming retreat at the end of a long day spent exploring this splendid town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek

Address: 33 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $114 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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#3 Business Hotel in Franschhoek
#8 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
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“Avoid road frontage unless double glazing is part of the hotels planned upgrade.”
 of 5 bubbles TnTdurbs, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best to request a room away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MarianKreviews, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms around the pool and courtyard would be quieter from traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles LoisLane1949, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Unless you can get a room at the back, stay away there are better options available in Franschoek.”
 of 5 bubbles abcdef493, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It looked like all of the rooms have a view of the central courtyard where the pool is located but I'm not sure.”
 of 5 bubbles honestcustomer1981, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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