Experience old world charm in the Pietermaritzburg Midlands

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Situated right on the doorstep of the Midlands Meander, this hotel combines old-world charm with highly rated friendly and efficient service. The four-star architectural showpiece that is Protea Hotel Hilton, with its imposing Tudor lines, is a must-stay for the meandering country charm seeker, as well as being the perfect venue for conferences, weddings and banquets. Originally established in 1936, the elegant and upmarket hotel consisting of 97 rooms now boasts all the modern amenities expected from vacationers and businessmen alike, making it the first choice for Pietermaritzburg accommodations. The Midlands meander, only 5 hours from Johannesburg is perfect to rekindle romance and enjoy a private dinner on a floodlit pool deck with cascading water.

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Key Amenities

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


  • Originally established in 1936, this four star architectural showpiece offers 97 charming rooms right on the doorstep of the Midlands Meander.

  • With all the modern amenities expected from vacationers and businessmen alike, this hotel offers fine dining, cocktail lounge & cascading pool waters.

  • An easily accessible landmark with comfortable and tranquil surroundings makes this hilltop gem ideal for conferencing, banquets and weddings.

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Exquisite style meets conventional comfort & elegance

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