Protea Hotel Kruger Gate Begins Final Refurbishment Phase

January 2013: Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, located just 100m from the Paul Kruger entrance to the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga, will be completing the final phase of its renovations between 3 February 2013 and 15 May 2013. 

Rooms are spread out across the spacious hotel ground and therefore there will be no disruption to our in-house GUESTS during the renovation process.

The final 58 rooms will receive an elegant makeover, with a major focus on GUEST comfort. The beds are being replaced with luxurious extra-length bed sets and all the room furnishings are being refurbished or replaced.

The rooms will also boast comfortable multipurpose L-shaped daybeds that can double as children’s beds, and new insect-resistant window screens.

When the refurbishment is complete the hotel will have 57 rooms with king or twin beds, 8 inter-leading rooms and 33 family rooms with 2 double beds, to cater to the ever-growing South African family leisure market visiting the Kruger National Park.

The refurbishment so far has encompassed several rooms, elevated walkways, conference facilities and perhaps most importantly, energy-saving water and electricity devices to reduce the property’s carbon footprint.

The hotel’s restaurant has had its own facelift in the refurbishment process, as has the lapa outdoor dining area.

The hotel, on the banks of the Sabie River, offers a luxurious bush getaway to both international and domestic travellers, as well as a unique conference destination for up to 220 people.

Protea Hospitality Group Director of Sales Marketing and Revenue, Danny Bryer, says the new facilities and the room revamps are extremely impressive and in keeping with the Protea Hospitality Group’s high service and brand standards.

Work will be completed in May this year.

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For more information contact

Samantha Bartlett

Senior Account Director Irvine Bartlett

 

(+27) 21 424-5594

 

083 3177 062

 

sam@irvinebartlett.co.za

 

About Protea Hotels

Protea Hotels is Africa’s largest and leading hotel group and has a footprint of some 125 properties throughout South Africa and seven other African countries, including Zambia, Nigeria, Namibia and Kenya amongst others. Each hotel is uniquely different in character and the collection ranges from urban accommodation to country retreats, all in the 3 and 4-star markets. Protea Hotels is the winner of 2 World Travel Awards for Best Hotel Group in Africa, winner of 3 Sunday Times Markinor Top Hotel Brand Awards and the winner of 3 Coolest Hotel Group awards in the Sunday Times Generation Next surveys.

The hotel group became a wholly owned South African company again in April 2009 after a consortium comprising Protea Hotels management, its BEE shareholders and Investec Private Equity bought back the 74 percent stake the hotel group sold to Australian-based Stella Hospitality Group three years ago.

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