The only South African hotel located in a zoo

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The only hotel in South Africa to be located in a zoo, we provide a unique and tranquil experience all within a spectacular wildlife atmosphere. From the moment you check in, the exclusive patio area gives you breathtaking views of the Bloemfontein Zoo. Situated in the ever-growing corporate hub of Bloemfontein, we are easily accessible both from the airport and from the N1 and within walking distance of the Loch Logan Waterfront Mall, Kings Park, Vodacom Park Stadium and close to Grey College as well as Medi Clinic.We provide a full-service restaurant, conference facilities and an exclusive bar area with views of the Bloemfontein Zoo. The terrace and swimming pool area offer a serene spot after a hard day's work, and a bonfire is lit every evening. Protea Hotel Willow Lake by Marriott Bloemfontein comprises of 94 modern and luxurious rooms. An executive boardroom is available for small breakaway meetings and the conference facility at that can accommodate up to 100 delegates.

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Confirmed Guest Reviews
4.3 out of 5.0
Cleanliness
4.5
Service
4.6
100% of guests recommend this hotel

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Key Amenities

  • Free high-speed internet
  • Pool
  • Meeting event space

Highlights

  • Come and experience nature in the heart of Bloemfontein as we are the only Hotel in South Africa based inside a Zoo.

  • We are located in the Corporate Hub of Bloemfontein and are no more than 3km from the N1 Highway.

  • Ideal for business meetings, our hotel offers a restaurant, conference facilities and a bar area with views of the Bloemfontein Zoo


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Spectacular wildlife atmosphere with breathtaking views

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Protea Hotel by Marriott® Bloemfontein Willow Lake