Protea Hotel Imperial - Pietermaritzburg

ex. Protea Hotel The Imperial

224 Jabu Ndlovu Street , Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 3200  show map
 3 stars
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Protea Hotel Imperial - Pietermaritzburg

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The 3-star Protea Hotel Imperial boasts close proximity to Howick Falls, Queen Elizabeth Park and Butterflies for Africa just 2.0 km away. This unique hotel was opened in 1878 and renovated in 2010.

The property enjoys unique location steps away from a gallery and a museum as well as a botanical garden and a river. The city center lies within 2 km from the venue.

Protea Hotel Imperial is within a 10-minute drive to Pietermaritzburg Oribi airport.

Rooms

Protea Hotel Imperial provides 70 guestrooms appointed with a trouser press, a refrigerator, direct dial telephone, free wireless internet and a mini bar for a pleasant stay in Pietermaritzburg. The rooms look on to the city. The rooms feature en suite bathrooms as well as a kettle and a dishwasher for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Residents can try dishes of international cuisine at the restaurant. The coffee shop Cooking Bear is located 250 meters away.

Services

The on-site car rentals are also provided.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a golf course and a tennis court.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa center
  • Sauna

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 3 years
Extra bed FREE
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Protea Hotel Imperial - Pietermaritzburg Pietermaritzburg location
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Hotel Address:

224 Jabu Ndlovu Street , Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 3200

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City Center
  • Pietermaritzburg
    1.1 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Cooking Bear (cuisine: Contemporary)
    700 ft
  • Coffeeberry Cafe
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    70

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Rooms and availability

Protea Hotel Imperial photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Protea Hotel Imperial photos Room
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Protea Hotel Imperial photos Room
Executive Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service

Protea Hotel Imperial Location

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Local attractions

  • Butterflies for Africa1.3 mi
    37 Willowton Road, Pietermaritzburg
  • KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden2.0 mi
    2 Swartkops Rd, Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg
  • Tala Private Game Reserve1.4 mi
    P.O. Box 13 665, Pietermaritzburg
  • Howick Falls12.0 mi
    Corner of Falls Drive & Morling Street, Howick

Near the hotel

  • Tatham Art Gallery700 ft
    Cnr Commercial Rd/Church Street, Pietermaritzburg
  • Macrorie House Museum3700 ft
    11 Loop Street/Cnr of Pine Street, Pietermaritzburg

Restaurants nearby

  • Cooking Bear700 ft

    Address: Caversham Mill Road

    78% likes this, based on 6 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • Traffords2000 ft

    Address: 43 Miller Street
    Phone: 033 3944364

    81% likes this, based on 35 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • Tandoor Kitchen2200 ft

    Address: 319 Bulwer Street
    Phone: 033-342-8853

    81% likes this, based on 8 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

  • Coffeeberry Cafe1100 ft

    Address: Cascades Shopping Centre
    Phone: 033 347 0708

    71% likes this, based on 33 reviews

  • Coconut Grove2200 ft

    Address: 426 Langalibalele Street
    Phone: 333943337

    85% likes this, based on 37 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

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Protea Hotel Imperial Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Protea Hotel Imperial

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 14 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    6.6

    Good central location, interesting colonial building. Secure parking. Room was a good size, nicely decorated, clean and well made-up.

    Mattress needs to be replaced urgently, sagging in the middle! This is really not acceptable. Air conditioning was rather noisy. Bathroom could do with more shelves/surfaces - there is nowhere to place your toiletries, which is irritating.

  • Single
    7.4

    They say the Imperial is as old as Pietersmaritzberg itself, and it is a lovely property with a heritage feel - sketches / paintings of Prince Napoleon (nephew of the big man) who lived and died in the region, and a lovely old French wall clock in the lobby, and yet the rooms have been refurbished with all modern amenities - thus also providing all modern comforts. It is right in the centre of downtown of this little town and is very convenient especially for business with the Kwazulu Natal administration. The staff are friendly and helpful.

    Food could be spruced up a bit.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Nice and good dinner.

    Price for breakfast too high compared to room rate abd dinner prices.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Food was fresh and great Friendly staff

    Lack of proper communication between the establishment and the marketing agency regarding pricing and what that price entails.

  • Couple
    9.6

    Grand old colonial Hotel lovingly maintained.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    General staff very friendly

    Terrible mattress, need to change. Reception staff unfriendly

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Cleanliness

    Lack of proper directions to find the hotel - called imperial hotel instead of protea in road to which directed

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Staff was too friendly with respect

    - The area is too remote & old - Carpet needs to be changed it emits mould odour - Mattress is old & saggy - Room is too small - No cover parking

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Very interesting and well restored old building.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    My reservation through Booked.net hadn't been received by the hotel when I checked in causing a lengthy confustion. This was a time span of about an hour and a half from when I booked online and arrived at the airport.

    No wifi in room

  • Single
    4.6

    The old style of the hotel.

    The sound of the road bassing by all the night. The very poor welcome and service at the restaurant for dinner.

How to reach hotel

hotel Protea Hotel Imperial - Pietermaritzburg Pietermaritzburg location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

224 Jabu Ndlovu Street , Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 3200

Get directions
City Center
  • Pietermaritzburg
    1.1 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Cooking Bear (cuisine: Contemporary)
    700 ft
  • Coffeeberry Cafe
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPietermaritzburgProtea Hotel Imperial

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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