Protea Hotel Umfolozi River

Off the N2, 40km north of Richards Bay, Mtubatuba

Richards Bay, 3935 South Africa

Phone:+27 35 551 0322

Fax:+27 35 551 0044

Services & Amenities

All public areas non-smoking

Vending machines

Buffet breakfast, fee from: 175 ZAR

Continental breakfast, fee from: 120 ZAR

Hot breakfast, fee from: 175 ZAR

Housekeeping service daily

Laundry on-site

Mobility accessible rooms

Room service

Safe deposit boxes, front desk

Health and Beauty Services

Mtubatuba Mall

Guest Room Information

Room Entertainment

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV

Bathroom Amenities

  • Hair dryer

General Room Amenities

  • Safe

Kitchen Amenities

  • Silverware
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Dining Services

Room service


Buffet breakfast, fee from 175.00 ZAR

Continental breakfast, fee from 120.00 ZAR


The Rivers Restaurant

The Rivers Restaurant and FoloziLapa area offer fine dining in a truly African setting, perfect for breakfast, lunch and a dinner to remember. Chill out at the Inkosi Bar or on the Sundowner Deck. Refreshments can be enjoyed in an unhurried atmosphere

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Fitness & Recreation


Biking trail (18.6 miles)

Boating (164.0 miles)

Fly-fishing (21.7 miles)

Hiking (21.7 miles)

Horseback riding (21.7 miles)

Jet-skiing (31.1 miles)

Jogging/fitness trail (9.3 miles)

Kayaking (31.1 miles)

Mountain biking, trail (21.7 miles)

Miniature golf (24.9 miles)

Sailing (24.9 miles)

Sauna (31.1 miles)

Scuba diving (55.9 miles)

Snorkeling (31.1 miles)

Squash (9.3 miles)

Outdoor Courts (9.3 miles)

Water-skiing (31.1 miles)

Nature preserve, trail (21.7 miles)

Surfing (31.1 miles)


Folozi Lapa


MONZI GOLF CLUB (21.7 miles)

Umfolozi Golf Club (9.3 miles)

Local Attractions

Richards Bay Game Reserve

31.1 miles from hotel


24.9 miles from hotel

The Richards Bay Game Reserve

28.0 miles from hotel

The City of uMhlathuze

31.1 miles from hotel

The Port

24.9 miles from hotel

Isiphaphalazi Butterfly Dome

24.9 miles from hotel

Umfolozi Golf Club

9.9 miles from hotel

Zulu Croc

15Km North of the Hluhluwe Road

28.0 miles N from Hotel

Ilala Weavers

5km from Hluhluwe

28.0 miles N from Hotel

Emdoneni Cheeta Project

28.0 miles N from Hotel

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport Information

Richards Bay Airport (RCB)


Airport Phone: +27 35 786 0986

Hotel direction: 10.1 miles NW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Driving directions

Head southwest on Fish Eagle Flight toward Kolgans Dans. Travel 1.7 km. Turn right onto Nkoninga Rd. Travel 0.55 km. Turn left onto E Central Arterial. Travel 1.8 km. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto Albizia Ave. Travel 0.45 km. Turn right onto R619. Travel 6.8 km. Turn left to merge onto N2 toward Empangeni. Travel 4.8 km to the hotel.

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Network/Internet printing

Overnight delivery/pickup



For more information call the general manager of the hotel.

Adjustable height hand-held shower wand Bathroom vanity in guest rooms for disabled person height Hotel does not have elevators Hotel has on site accessible self-parking Lowered deadbolt in guest room for disabled persons height (in feet) Lowered electrical outlets Lowered night guards on guest room doors Main entrance Meeting spaces No transfer showers available Pathway to registration desk Pool entrances Registration desk Restaurants and lounges Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities Toilet seat in guest rooms for disabled person
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Protea Hotel by Marriott® Umfolozi River