Explore the greater Umfolozi Game Reserve area

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Protea Hotel Umfolozi River is ideally located in the Greater Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve area, just 40km north of Richards Bay. Activities nearby includes the Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park, Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve, world-renowned birding spots, whale and dolphin watching, boat cruises, horse riding, golf, fishing, kayaking, beaches and quad bike trails. It’s a hotel that complements your travel style. Dining facilities at the hotel include a restaurant and bar, with conference facilities available for up to 400 delegates seated in school-room style, while banqueting facilities for weddings, launches or cocktail parties are available for up to 240 guests.

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Key Amenities

  • Kitchen/kitchenette
  • Pool
  • Meeting event space


  • Luxurious, spacious accommodations include single rooms and double, twin and family chalets

  • Perfect venue for indoor or outdoor conferences with banqueting facilities for weddings, launches and cocktail parties

  • Ideal location in the Greater Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve area near Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park, golf, fishing, beaches and quad bike trails

Guest Rooms

Modern accommodation in tranquil surroundings

  • Chalet Suite


    Guest room, 1 King or 2 Twin/Single Bed(s)
  • Double/Double Chalet Guest Room


    Guest room, 2 Double or 2 Twin/Single Bed(s)
  • Family Executive Two-Bedroom Suite

    Family Executive

    2 Bedroom Suite, Bedroom 1: 1 Double, Bedroom 2: 2 Twin/Single Bed(s)

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Protea Hotel by Marriott® Umfolozi River