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Protea Hotel Clarens

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corner of Main & Van der Merwe Streets, Clarens 9707 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews lovely hotel recommend this hotel to anyone buffet breakfast mountain facing rooms large variety within walking distance standard room rooms are small public areas shops and restaurants hotel is situated comfortable stay art galleries secure parking short stay surrounding mountains maluti mountains
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Protea Hotel Clarens and were impressed by how clean and comfortable the rooms were. We felt at home and definitely stay here again. It is just few meters from the square, so there was no need to drive, even at night after having...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank goitseOM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I phoned to make a booking i spoke to Lefa and he was so professional,friendly and well spoken truly a pleasure to speak to someone like that. On arrival we were greeted by friendly staff and we immediately felt welcomed. The room was nice...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Zena m
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Zena M, We were just thrilled to read the review that you left for us here on Trip Advisor — in fact, we showed it to all the managers in our daily morning meeting. It’s definitely encouraging for us every time we hear positive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend in December 2018. The hotel is ideally located withing walking distance of all Clarens attractions, shops and restaurants. Although part of a chain, this particular hotel was quaint and country-like. Our room was spacious, tastefully decorated,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Samm204
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Samm204, We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. Thank you for your positive comments and I am pleased that you had a good stay overall and that our location was convenient for you and your husband. I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole Hotel is suppose to be smoking free. There are even signs up stating this but the staff not adhere to this and don’t either stop the clients of smoking. I cannot understand why you would like to spoil it for others with such...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 312garyg
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gary G, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we always strive to deliver excellent service and GUEST experiences consistently. For this reason I can only apologise immensely...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We previously enjoyed a fabulous Xmas lunch at the Protea Hotel 4 years ago, so decided to take family for lunch. Booked the 2 Nd sitting and perhaps that was our mistake. Lunch was booked for 3 pm, and the venue wasn’t quite ready for...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank GoldcoastKat
Response from Manager_PHClarens, General Manager at Protea Hotel ClarensResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear GoldcoastKat, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback here on Trip Advisor. On behalf of my TEAM at the hotel, I would like to apologise most sincerely for your experience. I am extremely saddened by your feedback. As you are aware,...More

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Protea Hotel Clarens - Home is where the Art is. The Protea Hotel Clarens is located in the best kept secret in art and culture circles of the Free State. The picturesque village of Clarens is framed by the More majestic Maluti Mountains, sandstone cliffs and is in close proximity to the Golden Gate National Park and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. This artists’ haven is a tapestry steeped in history and rich in legend. Experience a living masterpiece that exudes sheer style, luxury and design. Protea Hotel Clarens blends in with the natural splendour that has inspired artists, eco lovers and tourists who simply enjoy the art of living to explore this tranquil, magical landscape and relax, in style. Take in the breathtaking scenery with sundowners on Protea Hotel Clarens’ terrace, enjoy fine dining or laze away the hours in luxury and comfort. This sanctuary embodies state-of-the-art excellence and service. From adrenalin rushes to cultural expeditions, Clarens offers it all. With an abundance of activities nearby, from San paintings and dinosaur trails to white river rafting and rock climbing; Protea Hotel Clarens’ warm hospitality completes the picture. So whether you plan a romantic getaway, team-building exercise, business conference or African adventure, Protea Hotel Clarens has it all. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
70
Price range
US$85 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
70
Price range
US$85 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Clarens
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Traveller (131)
Room & Suite (59)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (8)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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GwenLancashire
9 October 2017|
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Response from TjaartV | Reviewed this property |
I am positive the pool will be open and would be swimmable, however, with the cold spell be having currently it might be rather on the colder side, but with a warm day over your stay it would be very refreshing.
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sasahnetshi
11 November 2016|
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Response from Manager_PHClarens | Property representative |
There are fantastic hiking and cycling trails, extreme sports, fresh mountain air and beautiful views available. No fitness center in Clarens, however if you really want to use a gym, there is in Bethlehem as well as a... More
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"Mountain view rooms are worth the price"
M_Mahomedy
4 weeks ago
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"stay somewhere else"
Excursion54070106731
18 Nov 2018
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"Get a balcony room for the views."
966veronica
6 Nov 2018
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"Ask for a room with a mountain view!"
Anica-wildrose
19 Sep 2018
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