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1 bedroom, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
1 bedroom, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
1 bedroom, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
1 bedroom, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationUmhlanga Lighthouse8 min walk
    Popular LocationUmhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail2 min drive
    Popular LocationGateway Theatre of Shopping3 min drive
    AirportDurban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.)15 min drive
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Partial Ocean View

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Partial Ocean View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 190 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Ocean View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Partial Ocean View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Partial Ocean View
  • Room, Non Smoking

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 190 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoom, Non Smoking

About this area

Umhlanga

Located in Umhlanga, Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga is in the entertainment district and near the beach. Shoppers can check out Gateway Theatre of Shopping, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Umhlanga Rocks Beach and Umdloti Beach. Traveling with kids? Make time for uShaka Marine World, or check out an event or a game at Moses Mabhida Stadium. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and snorkeling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.
Visit our Umhlanga travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Umhlanga Lighthouse - 8 min walk
  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 13 min walk
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail - 2 min drive
  • Gateway Theatre of Shopping - 3 min drive
  • Sibaya Casino - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportKing Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Lighthouse — 1 min walk
  • Lord Prawn — 3 min walk
  • Steak & Ale — 3 min walk
  • Little Havana — 4 min walk
  • The Sugar Club — 5 min walk

About this property

Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga

3-star family-friendly hotel near Umhlanga Rocks Beach
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a bar/lounge and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a business center, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities. All 269 rooms offer free WiFi, electric kettles, and LED TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, hair dryers, and laptop-compatible safes.
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga offers 269 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. 43-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Umhlanga hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in May 2017.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows standard sanitization guidelines of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: ZAR 55 per day
  • RV/bus/truck parking
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) up to 10 km

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: ZAR 190.00 for adults and ZAR 190.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Motorized watercraft
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Business center

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar in bathtub
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom vanity
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Renovated guestrooms - May 2017

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 43-inch LED TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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.

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 190.00 for adults and ZAR 190.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 250 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 125.00 (from 1 to 12 years old)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 55 per day
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR 500 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Up to 3 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Protea Hotel
Protea Hotel Marriott Durban Umhlanga
Protea Umhlanga
Umhlanga Protea Hotel
Protea Hotel Umhlanga Rocks
Protea
Hotel Umhlanga
Protea Marriott Durban Umhlanga
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Hotel
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Umhlanga
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Hotel Umhlanga

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga and receive a full refund?
Yes, Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga?
Self parking is available for ZAR 55 per day.
What time is check-in at Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga?
Check-out is at 10:30 AM. Late check-out is available for ZAR 500 (subject to availability).
Does Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of ZAR 250 per person, roundtrip, applies.
Where is Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga located?
This family-friendly Umhlanga hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Umhlanga Main Beach and Umhlanga Rocks Beach. Gateway Theatre of Shopping is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Hotel is in a great location and the rooms are big. We were a family of four. 2 kids age 6 & 4 and it was comfortable for us. They don’t clean the rooms everyday....I guess that’s the new normal with COVID-19
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
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Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
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Comfort and luxury in Umhlanga
Great location. Comfortable clean rooms. Well priced during lockdown!
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
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When in Umhlanga Rocks I always stay at this hotel due to it’s convenient and safe location and extremely helpful and courteous staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveler
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Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

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