Protea Hotel The Richards

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T his hotel is situated just 90 minutes north of Durban in the heart of Zululand and is one of the longest established and finest hotels in Richards Bay

Protea Hotel The Richards offers comfortable four star luxury accommodation with all-modern facilities and services including an on-site gym, swimming pool, business lounge with wireless internet facilities and a fine dining restaurant.


The hotel has a variety of rooms to choose from and our conference facilities can accommodate up to 300 people with ample secure parking. Business guests favour Protea Hotel The Richards because of its convenient location. Being close to the CBD.


​3 Hibberd Drive, Meerensee, Richards Bay, Kwazulu Natal
T: +27 (035) 753 1111
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  • Protea Hotel The Richards' signature restaurant, the Mossel

    Offers local and international cuisine that is sure to satisfy any taste. The Mossel serves up delectable fare throughout the day.

    Breakfast is served from 06:30 until 10:30, lunch from 12:30 until 14:30 and dinner from 18:30 until 22:00.
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  • The Richards Bar

    ​Enjoy sundowners and refreshments at the end of the day at The Ladies Bar, open from 09:00 until 24:00 and provides the perfect venue for mingling and entertaining.

The Rooms

luxury rooms

Protea Hotel The Richards has spacious and comfortable rooms that include an en-suite bathroom with shower, individually controlled air-conditioning, satellite TV, work station, digital combination safe, electronic door locks and tea and coffee making facilities.

  • Standard
  • Superior
  • Executive Suite
Several room types available
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Spacious accommodation with a relaxed ambience. 30 Doubles, 68 Twins​

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Spacious and comfortable room with a relaxed atmosphere. 33 Kings​

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A room which offers luxury, space and comfort.  4 Suites​


Best Available Rate (BAR)

With our Best Available Rate you can stay on any date, for as many nights as you want and still enjoy all the flexibility you need. Plus, our best value-added extras are included too!

    For GUESTS booking on the hotel’s Best Available Rate, you will receive the following:

    • No restrictions to the rate
    • Complimentary Newspaper on arrival
    • Complimentary Drink Voucher on arrival
    • Discounted rate to be offered for next stay



    The Location

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    As the business meeting leaders in Richards Bay, we’ll make sure your next function is seamless and productive. Our catering and event planning team will ensure your next meeting is a success.

    From simple board meetings to breathtaking banquets, Protea Hotel The Richards can fulfil all your needs with the perfect location, the appropriate space and the right ambience.

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    Special Offers

    Long Weekends

    Rate includes standard room accommodation.​

    Single rate R1255. Minimum 2 night stay. Valid for Long Weekends. Dates: 7 - 10 Aug | 24 - 27 Sept 2015 Valid: 2015/04/01 - 2015/09/30
    R 630 per person sharing
    per night
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