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Room type

Standard Room

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

Family Room

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

Executive Suite

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 White River hotel is located in a shopping district, 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Casterbridge Country Shopping, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Lowveld Botanical Garden and Kruger National Park Numbi Gate. Elephant Whispers and Hazyview Elephant Sanctuary are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a conference center, and conference rooms.

Room Amenities

All 87 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus patios and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find room service, free newspapers, and free bottled water.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Protea Hotel The Winkler features an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 194 square feet (18 square meters) include a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, a children's club, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request), a shopping center shuttle, and a shuttle from the airport to the hotel. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Protea Hotel The Winkler has designated areas for smoking.

  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's club 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 194 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 18 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 87 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Patio 
  • Phone 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

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

Wakuja Restaurant - This restaurant overlooks the pool and garden. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

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

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Playground on site 


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


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


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.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
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.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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