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Room type

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with restaurant and outdoor pool


This family-friendly Umhlanga hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Umhlanga Lighthouse and Umhlanga Rocks Beach. Gateway Shopping Centre and Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a poolside bar, a 24-hour business center, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 120 rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Sofa beds, coffee makers, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. This 3-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms.

Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities measuring 0 square feet (0 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 10 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Protea Hotel Umhlanga has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 0 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 0 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 120 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Year Built 1998 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Kitchenette 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Sofa bed 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Lighthouse - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

24-hour check-in

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A city/local tax will be charged
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: ZAR 250 (one way)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 155.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 250 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 125.00 (one way), (from 1 to 12 years old)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 55 per day
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR 500
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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