Protea Hotel Kruger Gate

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T his superior lodge-style hotel on the banks of the Sabie River offers an affordable luxury getaway where the bushveld is your playground

From the time you are welcomed, you will know that you're about to experience something different at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. Savour the impression of being in a tree house, reinforced by the raised veranda and walkway to your air-conditioned room, providing GUESTS with an aerial view of the towering indigenous trees, placing them at eye level with a variety of birds found in the area. Experience unforgettable ambience and comfort in the heart of the African bush.


Situated only 100 meters from the Paul Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park, the luxurious hotel provides the ideal location from which to experience wildlife first-hand.


​On the Sabi River at the Paul Kruger Gate,
Portia Shabangu Road, Skukuza, Mpumalanga
T: +27 (13) 735 5671
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  • Lapa Restaurant

    A buffet-style breakfast is served, while an a la carte lunch is served on the wooden deck.

    The Lapa Restaurant offers just this experience, along with true African cuisine including game and bubbling potjies of fragrant delicacies.

    The food is complemented with authentic cultural entertainment ranging from Shangaan traditional dancers to an African choral group and marimba bands.
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  • Sabie River view

    The pool deck bar overlooks the Sabie River and is perfect for game viewing.

    GUESTS can sit back and relax and absorb the amazing sounds of nature while sipping on a refreshing cocktail.
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  • ​Dee's African Spa

    Click here for more information and prices. Dee’s African Spa is the ultimate pampering place for your body and mind. The spa is situated on the banks of the Sabie river, overlooking the world renowned Kruger National Park, making it a haven for relaxation and tranquility. The Spa is built using materials indigenous to the area, and the interior décor has a traditional African feel with a bit of a modern touch. Dee’s African Spa treatments are based on ancient traditional massage methods like the Xigiya massage and tribal head massage, and are highly influenced by African culture. The Africology range of products, which is used for massages and skincare, is made from natural and indigenous ingredients that are bound to leave skin feeling radiant and the body fully cared for. The African treatments are available either on the hotel deck, or relax while the therapists work their magic in the comfort of your own room.
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  • Game Viewing

    Protea Hotel Kruger Gate is ideal for GUESTS to schedule self-drives because of its location, situated only 100 metres from the Paul Kruger Gate's entrance to the Kruger National Park. We have an in-house safari office that serves as a one stop booking office for all your outdoor activities in the Mpumalanga region.

    We offer the following:

    Kruger National Park open vehicle safaris
    Kruger National Park air-conditioned vehicle safaris
    Bush Walks
    Full Day tours to places of interest in the region
    Cultural Tours
    Adventure Actvities

The Rooms

luxury rooms

Each of the comfortably appointed 96 luxury en-suite bedrooms and seven six-sleeper fully equipped self-catering units at Protea Hotel Kruger Gate will make you feel part of the bush environment.

  • Superior
  • Chalet
Several room types available
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Modern and Spacious living. We have 33 Superior Queen, 23 Superior King and 40 Superior Twin rooms​.

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7 self-catering chalets with a fully equipped kitchen, ideal for long stays and families.


Self-Catering Chalets

Self-Catering Chalets

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate has 7 fully equipped self-catering chalets. Each Chalet has 2 en-suite bedrooms, a loft suitable for the kids private braai area, lounge and kitchen. In addition, all the hotel facilities are available when booking the Chalet’s.

For inquiries please contact the hotel directly at

or +27(0)13 735 5671.


The Location

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A unique conference experience

Superb conference and banqueting facilities are on hand, with a choice of three conference rooms seating up to 255 delegates.

A breakaway venue, situated on the banks of the Sabie River, offers a totally unique conference venue.

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Rate includes 5% off any spa treatment & complimentary game walk on our private reserve.

Single rate R1540. Minimum 2 nights stay. Valid Friday to Sunday. Valid: 2015/10/01 - 2016/03/31
R 1065 per person sharing
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