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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice getaway only 2 and half hour from Johannesburg. Comfortable and well-appointed chalets. Very professional staff, well-stocked bar and very well-prepared meals in the restaurant. The only slight disappointment was the game drive, the ranger seemed enough well-informed however there is not really that much to see by way of wildlife. The nearby Mabula and Mabalingwe are superior options for...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We were received by friendly staff at the reception desk and very soon we were transported on a golf cart from our car, with our luggage, to our room. The room turned out to be a suite - open area with a couch, two comfy chairs, mini bar, king size bed; separate toilet with a hand basin, bathroom with a...

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

What a nice place to visit. All tarred road up to the main entrance. From there you travel ona well maintained gravel road for about 2-3km, pass an airstrip suitable for light fixed wing aircraft. Arriving at Reception, we were met by friendly staff and driven by golf cart to our room. The room was a huge surprise as it...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Tastefully decorated rooms and it is very very comfortable. The staff is very professional, friendly and helpful. My favourite attraction is the Spa. I would recommend this establishment to any tourist.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I have been to this resort dozens of times and never tire of it. The lodge rooms are huge, The rooms at Waterberg Lodge have a lovely upmarket private lodge feel. If you are with family, even consider renting one of the huge houses which are really good value for money. The golf course is looking super with all the...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This review is purely for the restaurant. The service is appalling - we arrived at the restaurant for lunch and although there were plenty of waiters standing around with a blank look on their face, we ended up seating ourselves, having to ask for a menu and then having to ask one of the waiters of they could take our...

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Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 6 November 2016

On the 3rd and 4th of November 2016 we held our company Team building at Zebula. I was checked into house 132 and oh my goodness, a beautifully decorated and with everything we required for our stay and more. We were welcomed by the butler John,a great guy indeed and he gave us a tour of the house. House 132...

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Thato Thank you for sharing your experience at Zebula Golf Estate & Spa through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, we appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to...

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Booked a Premier house for my husband's birthday, and had family arriving from Cape Town and the UK for this surprise! The house was gorgeous, with all the facilities you could need, and I would not hesitate booking a house there again. We had drinks at the bar a few times, and enjoyed dinner at the restaurant on our first...

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear TravelFundi2010, Thank you for sharing your experience at Zebula Golf Estate and Spa through TripAdvisor. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED CUSTOMER, your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and...

Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed at a private in Zebula over the weekend and made use of the Spa and Club house facilities. Both facilities are looking very tired and run-down and in serious need of a re-vamp. The therapists at the spa were very good, we were a party of 6 and all agreed. However, the general appearance of the spa and...

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hpoole2016, Sales and Marketing Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear biddy511 Thank you for taking the time to complete the Guest Satisfaction Survey in regards to your recent stay at Zebula Golf Estate & Spa. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for the service that...

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What a great experience we had at Zebula protea. From Milly who did the booking to the welcome at reception where Buyi greeted us with her friendly and welcoming smile to the golf experience everything was delivered with excellence and great customer service. The staff at the hotel were simply delightful. The waitrons were on point and delivered service with...

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Dear Gavin O Thank you for sharing your experience at the PROTEA ZEBULA. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a VALUED CUSTOMER , your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them...

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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge is a stunning and unique lifestyle destination a mere 2 hours' drive North of Johannesburg. Whether you choose to spend an intimate, romantic night or two at Zebula's Bush Chalets or bring the whole family for a gathering at one of our splendid luxury homes, you can be assured of spectacular, well-appointed accommodation and legendary Zebula service and hospitality. Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge has 20 Bush Lodge Rooms, 16 Waterberg Lodge Rooms, 9 Zebula-owned houses, as well as 46 privately owned houses available, each GUEST will be spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing the perfect accommodation for their stay. The 20 Bush Lodge Rooms are situated close enough to the main Clubhouse to enjoy its many facilities, yet still wonderfully private with stunning views of either the bushveld or the golf course. The Waterberg Lodge is rated 5-star and this is the place to book should service and exclusivity be what you are looking for. Situated 3km away from the main Clubhouse, featuring its own restaurant, full bar and private chef, this 16-bedroom lodge is elegance and exclusivity personified. The Zebula-owned houses provides the families or groups with extra privacy. Situated throughout the estate, these homes provide space and elegance, and also allow self-catering should you choose. These homes are also serviced daily. In addition, Zebula has a pool of 46 privately owned homes available. All homes subscribe to a high level of luxury accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge

Address: Farm 534, D1000 | Mabula District, 20 minutes drive from Bela Bela, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Bela Bela
Price Range: $175 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 265tjaartv, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great service”
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“If possible form a group of 4-8 people and get a ultra luxury house to share”
 of 5 bubbles G5376YJjohnl, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you are working, be sure to add an extra day so you can enjoy it.”
 of 5 bubbles AkiJohannesburg, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
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