The hotel is ideally located, a perfect base to explore Zululand's great attractions. Other nearby attractions, beaches, quad bike trails, horse riding trails, hiking trails, cultural villages, whale, dolphin and turtle watching and boat cruises.

Hotel Features
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Child Friendly
  • Interleading Rooms
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24-hour front desk & Concierge
  • Wedding Services
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Room Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-Allergenic Bedding Available
  • Internet Access
  • Iron/Ironing Board (request)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Turndown Service
  • Wake-up Calls
  • Accommodation at the brand new Protea Hotels Umfolozi River comprises 68 rooms, luxurious and spacious, with the following configuration:

    30 single rooms, with en-suite bathroom and private balcony/patio

    18 double chalets, spacious en-suite bedrooms with private entrance and garden

    18 twin chalets

    2 family chalets, with 2 bedrooms, a lounge and kitchenette, as well as private garden and entrance

    All rooms are air-conditioned, with electronic door locks and and telephones.

    Cancellation Policy


    28-15 days prior to arrival – 50%

    14-01 days prior to arrival – 80%

    No Show – 100 %

    From 28-1 days prior to arrival 10% of group rooms may be cancelled without penalty.



    14-01 days prior to arrival – 65%

    No Show – 80%

    The hotel is situated 40km north of Richards Bay. We are easily accessible from the N2. The hotel is 20 minutes from Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve (40km) and the St. Lucia Wetlands Park (35km)