About Protea Hotel Kruger Gate
On the banks of the Sabie River, and situated only 100 meters from the Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park, the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate provides guests with the ideal situation from which to experience Africa first-hand. Truly the gateway to Nature, the lodge offers arranged game drives through the Kruger National Park, along with open vehicle safaris and organized game trails.
As much of the natural bush has been left in the grounds, and a veranda reminiscent of a tree house takes the guests to bedrooms echoing with the sounds of the night. Each of the 96 luxury air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms will make you feel part of the bushveld environment. The rooms consist of standard 4 star facilities including DSTV, tea/coffee making facilities, aircon, and hairdryer.
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate has 7 six-sleeper fully equipped self catering chalets located in the hotels’ private reserve. Each chalet is fully serviced and has two luxury ensuite bedrooms, one upper - loft bedroom, a spacious lounge area, DSTV, self-contained kitchen, and private outdoor braai area.
The chalets are in close proximity to the hotel’s restaurants. Bushveld dining offers a buffet style breakfast in the Kudyela Restaurant whilst an a’la carte lunch is served on the hotel’s unique wooden sundeck. Dine under diamond bright stars at the open air Lapa restaurant, and sample the sumptuous array of buffet dishes including potjies of fragrant delicacies.
Bushveld dining offers a buffet-style breakfast in the Kudyela restaurant, whilst an a’la carte lunch, featuring traditional African and International fare, is served on the wooden sundeck. As the dinner drum sounds, surely one of the most memorable moments of your visit will be dining under diamond-bright stars at the Lapa restaurant. The Lapa offers a sumptuous array of buffet dishes, including game and bubbling potjies of fragrant delicacies.
Conferencing and Weddings
The hotel offers a selection of 6 conference rooms, with a maximum capacity of 255 delegates. Each conference room is air-conditioned and can be configured to suit our guest’s specific requirements.
The rustic Bush Boma and River Boma are ideal for private venue hire. Situated in the hotel’s 100 Ha private reserve, the Bush Boma can accommodate a maximum of 80 diners. With a maximum capacity of 200 guests, the River Boma is located within the Kruger National Park on the banks of the Sabie River. Guests are accompanied by a game ranger at all times to both venues.
Dee’s African Spa is the ultimate pampering place for your body and mind. The spa is situated on the banks of the Sabie River, overlooking the world renowned Kruger National Park, making it a haven for relaxation and tranquility.
The Spa is built using materials indigenous to the area, and the interior décor has a traditional African feel with a bit of a modern touch. Dee’s African Spa treatments are based on ancient traditional massage methods like the Xigiya massage and tribal head massage, and are highly influenced by African culture.
The Africology range of products, which is used for massages and skincare, is made from natural and indigenous ingredients that are bound to leave skin feeling radiant and the body fully cared for. Indulge in a massage treatment, a facial, a manicure or pedicure either on the hotel deck, or relax in one of the 96 luxury en-suite rooms or 7 six-sleeper chalets while the therapists work their magic on you in the comfort of your own room.
The unique view deck and sundowner bar area, overlooking the mysterious Sabie River flowing through the Kruger National park, offer front row seats to a very spectacular display of Africa. The deck allows our guests the opportunity to come within touching distance of Africa's impressive variety of game. Explore the experience of the wild, by going on a walking trail with an expert guide in the hotel’s private reserve.
A bird-watchers paradise awaits enthusiast on our doorstep. A choice of on-site facilities such as miniature golf, a floodlit tennis court, volleyball, mini putt-putt, children's playground and game’s room, will keep even the most active occupied. In the heat of the day, take the lead of the wildlife that surrounds you, by taking a refreshing dip in the swimming pool.
Experience the true chorus of Africa at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate along with true African hospitality.