Protea Hotel Parktonian
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
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... as well as an experience of the tuck shop. The boys managed to convince Ridgey that the money he had been given at Sydney airport was actually the old money, no longer valued as South African Currency. They got him good. Took me back to the days of Masataka...
... Lane and Rivendell. Left Hogsback via a shortcut, but unsure how much time it saved us because the first 50 kms were over a rough dirt road. Arrived at the Lesotho border and experienced the quickest land border crossing ever – done and dusted in 10 minutes. Lesotho is known as the Kingdom in the Sky, because the entire country is above 1,300 metres. Our destination was Malealea, a small rural village which we came to via ...
February 6 to 11, 2014 " Tomorrow the restaurant closes for renovations and then Wimpy's will open," announces our waiter in his warm African accent. " Wimpy's?" Our disbelief is palpable; our outrage festers just below the surface. He picks up on it and continues. " Yes, the government is only interested in money. The park is going downhill." The park our waiter speaks of is the famed Kruger National Park; one of Africa's greatest wilderness areas in size ...
... if not plush. Most importantly, there is plenty of hot water for a much needed shower. Be careful…the shower stall floor is very slippery. The lobby restaurant food is served buffet style and good.
We have an international cell phone and are able to send and receive text messages in Johannesburg. (Although our service supplier claims to have coverage in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe, we learn that Victoria Falls is only other place our phone will ...
... late afternoon sun burned bright we were all in a Nature reserve surrounded by Forrest. Sat by the River surrounded by beauty I felt well and truly relaxed. The people I were with decided that they were going to go swimming in the River and asked if I was coming. Looking forlorn I explained that I didn’t have a Bikini and didn’t fancy the trip back in soaking wet underwear. Laughing at my British attitude they replied "who needs a Bikini" before ...