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)

Tennis (9.3 miles)

Water-skiing (31.1 miles)

Nature preserve, trail (21.7 miles)

Surfing (31.1 miles)


Folozi Lapa


(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 about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas, or special services relating to a specific disability, please call +27 35 551 0322.

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

  • Meeting spaces and ballrooms
  • Pool pathway
  • Public entrance alternative
  • Registration Desk Pathway
  • Registration desk
  • Restaurant(s)/Lounge(s)

Accessible Hotel Features

  • Accessible Self-parking
  • Service animals are welcome

Guest Room Accessibility

  • Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms
  • Deadbolt locks, lowered
  • Door night guards, lowered
  • Doors with lever handles
  • Electrical outlets, lowered
  • No transfer shower s available
  • Shower wand, adjustable
  • Toilet seat at wheelchair height
  • Vanities, accessible
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