The Protea Hotel Hazyview is a country-style getaway situated in the picturesque South African province of Mpumalanga. While only a few minutes' drive from the world-acclaimed Kruger National Park and relatively close to surrounding cities and towns, this hotel is isolated and private, cordoned off from the commotion of city living within 10 acres of stunning garden. In addition, it is perched atop one of the Mpumalanga hills, elevating it from the world below.
Guests of the Protea Hotel Hazyview will be reassured in the knowledge that malaria is not a risk in this area. In addition, the weather is temperate and pleasant all year round. This makes for the ideal family retreat.
Accommodation at the Protea Hotel Hazyview comprises 92 rooms, each tastefully furnished. All of the rooms are large and have views of the gardens. Each room is equipped with an en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning unit or heater and ceiling fan, television with satellite channels, safe (electronic), telephone and a tea- and coffee station.
In addition, guests can arrange for a same-day laundry service and have access to safe parking at no extra cost.
Many facilities have been put into place to ensure that guests of the Protea Hotel Hazyview have plenty to see and do during their stay in Mpumalanga. These include:
Nearby facilities and activities include:
The Kruger National Park is certainly one of the area's most popular and frequented attractions. This reserve is home to thousands of animal and plant species, including the Big Five (Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards and Rhinos). Game drives through the various sections of this park are offered throughout the day and after dark to allow guests maximum exposure to as many different species as possible. Kruger is only a 15-minute drive from the Protea Hotel Hazyview, making this hotel one of the most in-demand facilities in the country.
Should guests prefer to explore their surrounds, they are guaranteed of stunning views around the hotel. Waterfalls and awe-inspiring mountains characterise the local terrain and make for beautiful day trips.
Other popular attractions include the Blyde River Canyon, God's Window, Pilgrims Rest, the Panorama Route (through the Drakensberg), Bourkes Luck Potholes, the Pinnacle, Bridal Veil, Horseshoe, Berlin and Lisbon Falls, Echo and Sudwala Caves, Sabie Forestry Museum and the Lowveld Botanical Gardens.
The Protea Hotels Hazyview is a four-hour drive from Johannesburg and the OR Tambo International Airport. From the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport follow the road to White River and take the R40 north. On the R40 road, 38 km after White River and 7 km before Hazyview.
The following routes are recommended