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Protea Hotel Umhlanga
uMhlanga Rocks, near Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal, evokes a vision of golden beaches, lush surroundings and the exhilaration of holidaying in an idyllic part of the world. The 3-star Protea Hotel Umhlanga is where that vision turns to reality.
Conveniently situated mere minutes from the protected beach and only 10 minutes away from Durban in the heart of uMhlangaRocks, the Protea Hotel Umhlanga offers friendly and comfortable accommodation. Most of the 120 well appointed rooms have sea-views and all are comfortably furnished. Admirably equipped semi self-catering rooms, as well as facilities for disabled GUESTS, are available at this 3-star hotel. This successful and hospitable accommodation option offers GUESTS all the mod cons as well as some outstanding features and breathtaking sea views of the Indian Ocean.
The Protea Hotel Umhlanga serves delicious breakfasts on site and is situated in close proximity to a variety of restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets.Conference facilities are available for up to 180 delegates with well-trained and professional staff catering for every need. Secure, undercover parking on the premises is also available.
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Protea Hotel Umhlanga – Stunning views overlooking the Dolphin Coast
Wine and Dine
The Lighthouse Breakfast Restaurant and Bar is situated on the 2nd floor of the hotel offering delicious breakfasts. The restaurant seats 100 GUESTS and is open from 06:30 to 10:30 and the bar is open from 14:00 to 22:00.
The state-of-the-art conference centre is situated on the 9th floor of the Protea Hotel Umhlanga and overlooks the uMhlanga coastline. The conference centre can seat up to 180 delegates in cinema style, while breakaway rooms and a boardroom are also available for smaller, informal get-togethers.
Sports and recreation
The Hotel is conveniently situated for most sporting facilities. It is a stone's throw away from the Umhlanga Country Club with tennis and bowls facilities and the Ski Boat Club offers deep-sea fishing trips on request. Scuba diving and horse riding facilities are also close by. Golf courses, squash courts, a gymnasium, jogging track, games room and a ten-pin bowling alley are all within 10 minutes drive of the hotel.
A sundeck and plunge pool is located on the 10th floor (rooftop) of Protea Hotel Umhlanga for use by Hotel GUESTS.
Secure undercover parking is available for 100 cars. The Hotel can arrange transport to and from the Airport and tours in the area can be arranged on request. A hairdresser and beauty salon are located on the 2nd floor of the Protea Mall.
Centrally situated in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, Durban the Protea Hotel Umhlanga is approximately a two-minute walk from the main protected beach.
The Hotel is also within walking distance of many pubs, restaurants, shopping centres and the vibrant nightlife of the area. The upmarket towns of La Lucia, Umloti and Mount Edgecombe are only minutes away.
uMhlanga Rocks forms part of the famous Sugar Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The name ‘uMhlanga’ means ‘Place of Reeds’ and the area is one of South Africa's prime upmarket holiday destinations situated just north of Durban. The area is well known for its landmark lighthouse, golden beaches, beautiful parks and a selective variety of accommodation and delicious cuisine.
The 3-Star Protea Hotel Umhlanga is close to a large variety of restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. It is also well placed for GUESTS to experience the vibrant nightlife of the area with its many pubs, bars and theatres.
The Gateway Complex is a 5-minute drive from the Hotel and offers 18 Ster Kinekor Cinema's, Jungle Park, the Wave House, a climbing rock, live theater, a fantasy forest and a Skate Park.
If you are feeling really brave there are opportunities to dive with sharks or view these magnificent creatures up close. Boat cruises, diving and snorkelling trips can also be arranged.
Further north are the towns of Mount Edgecombe well known for its Country Club, tropical gardens and the Hindu Temple and Umhloti where it is possible to take horse rides on the beaches of Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Most of the hotel's 120 rooms have sea views and all are elegantly and stylishly furnished. Semi self-catering facilities include a microwave, fridge, cutlery, crockery and tea-coffee making facilities.
All rooms have the following standard facilities:
Hotel suites are open plan with a separate lounge, bedroom and bar area. All bathrooms consist of separate baths and showers. Facilities for disabled GUESTS are also available.
Conferencing in absolute bliss with Umhlanga’s celebrated views as your backdrop
Centrally situated in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, the hotel is 10 minutes north of Durban and 18 kms from King Shaka International Airport. For your conference needs, our state-of-the-art conference centre with the latest equipment, catering for up to 100 delegates, is located on the 9th floor of the hotel with stunning views of the Dolphin coastline.
Your function is bound to be a pleasurable event. Another unique feature of the hotel is the rooftop sun deck and plunge pool.
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