Protea Hotel The Winkler
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Protea Hotel The Winkler White River
Travel Blogs from White River
... Rich and I sat on the outside patio looking over the valley below. It was at this time I told Rich "Rich....I think it's time". I went to the washroom, locked myself in one of the stalls, and said goodbye to my breakfast. All of it. I have never done this in public before, and couldn't imagine what the others in the washroom were thinking, but i didn't care. I was on a mission to get whatever it was to cause me to feel this way.....out of my ...
... just fallen from the ceiling. We had a bit of a giggle but tried to take it seriously for the sake of the lovely security guard who was spending his day guarding this museum. Then walked into town looking for a place to eat – when we walked back it was getting dark, I wasn’t sure whether the bus loads of workers were being dropped off or picked up to be taken out of time but outside the pub was a very lively crowd, infact the two pubs were packed and noisy. ...
... and checked into our beautiful hotel (as per Lonely Planet recommendation). Kind of an artsy place in a really cozy little town. It is supposed to be cool in the evenings here but it's still roasting- apparently summer has arrived in South Africa!
We headed out to the local pub for a drink before dinner- this turned into three (Craig was still upset from lunch). When we arrived we thought we were at the Carleton Tavern- truly. ...
... 8212;turns out the 90 min ride took us back to about 10 min from the airport! Nice hotel—it is connected to a very upscale shopping mall with pilates center, craft shops, nut store—macadamias are grown here—knife store, interior design, etc—great dinner at a Pub—then off to bed.
Going to Kruger game park tomorrow for the last leg of our trip. We’re hoping to see a rhino or two ...
... br> But with a viewpoint called 'God's Window' just down the road from 'Wonderview', you really have to go and look at it. And with the Blyde River Canyon another 20km north it really is a place of spectacular scenery.
The canyon was stunning - the viewpoint at the 3 Rondavels was worth spending some time at, and not for the first time we gave thanks that we were visiting in the quiet winter months as we had the place to ourselves. ...