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Protea Stellenbosch Refurbishment

Protea Hotel Stellenbosch is currently undergoing a refurbishment of the bedrooms.

The hotel, which is conveniently located between two international golf courses in one of the most popular tourist towns in South African, has been refurbished for greater comfort and to further improve safety standards.

New furniture, art, soft furnishings, wooden floors and wall colours enhance the hotel’s beautiful, historical surroundings.

The hotel’s Deluxe rooms now each sport a corner couch that can be converted into two single beds, a perfect place for families, especially with the addition of a bigger television and a large desk that doubles as a dining table for four people. There are larger cupboards in the Deluxe rooms and high-spec connectivity allows GUESTS to conveniently connect any device to the large 50-inch TV.

Keeping in mind the needs of both business and leisure travellers, the hotel owners have included plenty of extra plug points and high-spec connectivity.

“Modern GUESTS, regardless of whether they come and stay with us at Protea Hotel Stellenbosch because they’re on holiday or because they’re on business, require access to the internet for their various devices,” said Danny Bryer, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Director of Protea Hotels.

Bryer said: “Stellenbosch remains a key tourism centre in the region and is also in high demand from families with children at the University of Stellenbosch. Protea Hotel Stellenbosch caters for a wide variety of traveller needs, including that of conference delegates due to the world class conference centre. This refurbishment modernises the hotel both in terms of creature comforts and in terms of modern connectivity needs.”

Upgrades to the hotel will be finished by the end of May.

About Protea Hotels:
Protea Hotels is Africa’s leading hotel group and has a footprint of more than 116 properties throughout South Africa and six other African countries, including Zambia, Nigeria, Namibia, Ghana and Uganda amongst others. Each hotel is uniquely different in character and the collection ranges from urban accommodation to country retreats, all in the 3 and 4-star markets. Protea Hotels is the winner of 2 World Travel Awards for Best Hotel Group in Africa, winner of 3 Sunday Times Markinor Top Hotel Brand Awards, the winner of 5 Coolest Hotel Group awards in the Sunday Times Generation Next surveys and the winner of the Ask Africa South African Customer Service Award 2013. The hotel group was bought by Marriott International in April 2014 and forms part of Marriott’s global brand portfolio made up of 18 brands that operate more than 4 000 hotels in 79 countries. Follow us on twitter@ProteaHotels

About Marriott International:
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is a leading global lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and territories and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands, including: Marriott Hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Bulgari, EDITION, Renaissance, Gaylord Hotels, Autograph Collection, AC Hotels by Marriott, Moxy Hotels, Courtyard, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites, Protea Hotels, Marriott Executive Apartments and Marriott Vacation Club. Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49 million members. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.