About Protea Hotel Hunters Rest
Protea Hotel Hunters Rest is a picturesque sub-tropical country resort nestled between the Magalies Mountains only one and a half hour's drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria. With the resort's rich history and visits from generations of families over four decades, we now embrace a new era of contemporary elegance. The resort is situated on 800 hectares of land and has great activities to keep the entire family entertained.
Now under new management, a fresh visionary approach has been brought to the resort. Management is constantly striving to continually improve the services and this well seasoned professional management team will take the resort to the next level for all future generations to come!
This historical landmark was built way before gold was discovered in Johannesburg and remnants of Anglo-Boer war, forts can be seen on the mountains and hills surrounding the resort and nature reserve it is situated in.
The hotel has 98 spacious rooms. Stepping outside your guest room you will find tranquil gardens to relax and enjoy the large variety of bird sounds greeting you.
Our rooms and suites are perfectly suited for both families and business travelers. Everything in our alluring guest rooms are geared for your comfort and convenience. Young and old alike will enjoy the tropical ambiance of this relaxing resort and accommodations. We have free Wi-Fi connection in most of our rooms, main hotel and conference rooms. Room service is available.
The resort offers a wide range of dining facilities. A contemporary glamorous place to dine is "The Wellington" restaurant and it is renowned for its fine table with a farm-to-table concept using fresh produce from local farms.
The restaurant presents an extraordinary display of modern cuisine, handcrafted starters, and an elegance that pervades the restaurant's décor and atmosphere. The contemporary cuisine created by the executive chef and his team, is innovative, seasonal, fresh, dynamic, and inspiring.
The morning spread is a well selected combination of fresh fruits and baked goods. All our breads and pastries are prepared on the premises.
We offer a wide range of freshly prepared signature vegetable selections, traditional dishes, grilled meats, fish, soups, salads, and desserts.
Our facilities include a sundowners deck overlooking Olifants nek Mountain and dam, a nine-hole golf course, a beautiful spa set away from the hotel with a steam bath, outside Jacuzzi, kids pampering facilities, hair salon and treatment rooms, a heated pool, an animal farm, an outside Boma seating up to 350 pax for functions under the stars and a newly built chapel surrounded by fire pits creating ambience and warmth on those chilly winter nights.
Activities include; pony rides, a jumping castle, an animal farm with interesting animals and birds, putt putt, tennis, mini soccer, volley ball, hikes, mountain biking and swimming.