This superior lodge style hotel on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga offers an affordable luxury getaway. The ambience of comfort is unforgettable in the context of the African bush. Savour the impression of being in a tree house, reinforced when you notice that the veranda and walkway to your air-conditioned room is at a level normally the sole domain of the variety of birds found in the area. Situated only 100 meters from the Paul Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park, the luxurios Protea Hotel Kruger Gate provides guests with the ideal location from which to experience wildlife first-hand. Relax in one of the 96 luxury en-suite rooms or 7 six-sleeper chalets. Surely, one of the most memorable moments of your visit will be dining in the stunning open air Lapa Restaurant under the African stars.
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Each of the comfortably appointed 96 luxury en-suite bedrooms and 7 six-sleeper fully equipped self-catering units at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate will make you feel part of the bush environment. For young and old alike, one of the most unique facilities is the Tree House, providing an opportunity to experience a sleep out under the stars, with calls of the wild drifting by. All Hotel rooms feature extras such as air conditioning, television, mini-bar fridge, personal tea and coffee making facilities and a spacious working area for the conference delegate or business traveller. Chalets Protea Hotel Kruger Gate has 7, six-sleeper, fully equipped self catering chalets - ‘thatched havens’ located in the hotels’ private reserve. Each chalet is fully serviced and has two luxury en suite bedrooms, one upper - loft bedroom, a spacious lounge area, DSTV, self-contained kitchen, and private outdoor braai area.
A buffet-style breakfast is served in the Hotel restaurant, while an a la Carte lunch is served on the wooden deck. The Protea Hotel Kruger Gate's new pool deck bar overlooks the Sabie River, perfect for game viewing. Guests can sit back and relax and absorb the amazing sounds of nature while sipping on a refreshing cocktail. As the dinner drum sounds, one of the most memorable moments of your visit will be dining under the stars. The Lapa Restaurant offers just this experience, along with true African cuisine including game and bubbling potjies of fragrant delicacies. The food is complemented with authentic cultural entertainment ranging from Shangaan traditional dancers to an African choral group and marimba bands. 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 includi
Explore the experience that is the Kruger National Park by going on a walking trail with an expert guide, or a game drive in the wild. Night game drives can also be arranged. Other nearby attractions are made up by the "The Panorama Route". This route includes such natural wonders as the Blyde River Canyon, God's Window, Three Rondawels, Bourke's Luck Potholes and Wonder View. The nearby historic towns of Pilgrim's Rest and Graskop are also well worth a visit. Book a round at the Skukuza Golf Course which is actually set within the Kruger National Park so GUESTS need not venture far. Activities on offer include include quad-biking, white water rafting and hot air ballooning. It is also possible to go abseiling in Hazyview, just 43km away. The Moholoholo Cultural Centre, a shelter for injured game animals, is well worth a visit. The nearby Shangana Cultural Village and market offers a glimpse into local culture.