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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Spent 1 night here at end of June 2016. Accommodation was nice as in a bungalow away from others at the lodge. Bungalows are large albeit dated. Had to wait over an hour to be picked up from the airstrip though and the women who eventually picked us up did not apologies for lateness or bothered to assist in any...

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

Dear Paul G As a VALUED GUEST, we see that there is room for improvement based on your feedback. Please accept our apology for not meeting your expectations during your stay. As we strive to deliver a flawless guest experience, we would love to discuss your areas of concerns further. Whenever you have a moment, feel free to contact me...

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It was a great way to treat the wife to a birthday suprise.She had no clue where we were going until we got there.I had informed the staff of her birthday in advance and they prepared a beautifully personalised gift on arrival.It was a great experience and we are going back in December with our 5 year old daughter. Sundowners...

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

Dear Tebogo167 Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Zebula Lodge 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 motivate...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We stayed at one of the 4 bedroom self catering lodges. Each very large bedroom had a huge en suite. The lodge was supremely comfortable in every way with amenities to cover every wish. The walks were easy and we saw a lot of fairly tame wild life. The golf course is definitely one of the top courses I have...

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

Dear Alex M 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 to deliver exceptional customer service. Thank you for staying at the...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The facility is splendid and the area is huge, as explained by one of the rangers, the property is 1100 acres. It is very nice to do a morning game drive and see the wild life in the park. The service is good and the team very helpful. The food variety is not very thought of but the food quality...

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

Dear RFares2014 Thank you for sharing your experience at the Protea Zebula Lodge. 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 to...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We have often visited Zebula over the past 7 years but we were really taken aback at how the levels of service dropped . We rented squash racquets but the strings were broken ? So we still had to pay the full deposit to play with broken racquets and that's all they have , then whilst they have two tennis...

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

Dear KarienJankovic, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review on your recent stay at the Protea Zebula Lodge. 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. We have investigate the matter further and have taken action with regards to the...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at Zebula. We stayed in the bush Lodge and the rooms are really spacious and luxurious. The bigger breakfast was delicious. The restaurant is very reasonable. And there is a lovely play area and jumping castle for the kids.

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

Dear Tarryn R Thank you so much for your review on our resort. It is fantastic getting positive feedback about our Accommodation offerings as well as our food and beverage offerings. I shall pass your feedback onto our departments. We look forward to you visiting us again in the near future. Regards, Hayley Poole Sales and Marketing Manager

Umhlanga
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is one of the best golf/ game estates around the Warmbaths district. The trip from Johannesburg takes around two hours, with most of it along a highway, and the last 50 km on a narrower road now under repairs. The imposing entrance leads straight to a restaurant overlooking a so-inviting golf course. Check-in was smooth and friendly but we...

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

Dear SvB-CvB Thank you so much for the positive review on Protea Zebula Lodge. We thank you for your continued support. I shall ensure that the welcome drinks at the check in desk have sign for all guests to enjoy on check in. I shall pass your remarks onto our Food and Beverage Department, but agreed the nachos and salads...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Bush lodge accommodation is a large, luxury suite, it's spacious, huge king bed, enormous bathroom with tea & coffe station and mini bar. Each suite has an outside patio with chairs & you have an unobstructed sunset view. It's peaceful and calming spending some time here.

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

Hi Maureen Thanks so much for the great review! We look forward to hosting you soon.

Reviewed 15 October 2015

Protea (Marriott) Zebula lodge. A magnificent hotel with African luxury. It has a good golf course and offers the options of lodge rooms and large houses for sharing for people groups of 4-8. The house I feel is a better option as each room as an e-suite bathroom with sheer luxury of Jacuzzi bath and pairs shower. The room is...

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S_Terblanche, Guest Relations Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for writing such a detailed review on Protea Zebula Lodge. Your comments are highly valued and we are very happy to hear you have enjoyed your business trip to Zebula. Our luxury self-catering houses are ideal for a corporate break away, as the houses offer enough comfort and privacy to reconnect with your colleagues. Please note...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Was there for a conference which was held in one of the huge "homes" that are for rental, with the top floor being the conference centre. Only spent one night, but everything was well organised. The client arranged a braai evening (barbeque,) under the stars at the accommodation/lodge, and this was really well-managed and tasty. My own accommodation was really...

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S_Terblanche, Public Relations Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zebula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear AkiJohannesburg, Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to Protea Zebula Lodge. We are pleased to hear the conference you have attended in Eagle's Nest went well and that you have enjoyed our site braai offering under the beautiful bushveld night skies. We have noted your concern with regards to the television in the room and have...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $174 - $325 (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”
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“If you are working, be sure to add an extra day so you can enjoy it.”
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