Protea Hotel Imperial
Located in the heart of Pietermaritzburg, the century-old Protea Hotel
Imperial, boasts historic ambience and prestige. Convenience in a modern
setting, the Protea Hotel Imperial is truly a superior choice. Accommodation
ranges from elegantly spacious single and double rooms to luxurious family
suites, all with colour TV (9 DSTV channels), air-conditioning,
coffee-making facilities and en-suite bathrooms. The Supporters Bar offers
refreshing pre-dinner drinks, while the Gardencourt Restaurant serves
world-class cuisine in colourful, spacious surroundings.
Large and fully equipped conference rooms for up to 400 delegates offer a full complement of secretarial, fax and photocopying services
The Protea Hotel Imperial prides itself on the elegance and variety of its accommodation, 6 Single rooms, 29 Double rooms, 18 Twin rooms, 5 Family rooms, 5 Superior rooms and 7 Suites.
All Bedrooms are fully air-conditioned and have the following: Individual Telephones, Colour Television with several Channels including: SABC1, 2 & 3, E-TV, M-Net, CNN, Movie Magic & 2, 8x Sports Channels, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Bathroom Amenities and Hair Dryers.
With so many historical and natural attractions in the area, these are just
some of the places of interest in and around Pietermaritzburg: Tatham
Opposite the City Hall in the Old Supreme Court Building, with a vast collection of 19th and 20th century British, French and South African Art.
Howick Museum and J&J Stained Glass Co.
Get an idea of how the early settlers lived. From furniture and medicine to sangomas and squatter houses. Pop across the road to J & J Stained Glass works and watch stained glass being made, from suncatchers and lamps to windows and terrariums.
Macrorie House Museum: This is the only mid Victorian (1863 - 1880) double storey house that is open to the public in Pietermaritzburg, with Victorian style furniture and artifacts.
Natal Railway Museum: A collection of old steam trains, coaches and wagons and most aspects of steam and train travel in KwaZulu-Natal. Artifacts from 1860, books and photos are on display. Kids can crawl around inside the trains and there are train rides every second Sunday of each month from the Hilton Station.
For the outdoor adventurer, the 95m high Howick Falls are worth a visit and
can be viewed from a platform in front. There is also an hour-long walk down
to the pools at the bottom of the falls. Alternatively, take the Half Day
Walking Tour and visit some of Pietermaritzburg's famous sites including the
Tatham Art Gallery, Legislature Building, Natal Museum, St Peter's
Cathedral, Mahatma Gandhi Statue outside the Colonial Building, City Hall
and many more.
Hotel Facilities: The Supporters Bar offers refreshing pre-dinner drinks, while the Gardencourt Restaurant serves world-class cuisine in colourful, spacious surroundings. There is also the Peri-Peri Restaurant (Portuguese) a few steps from the hotel. Car Rental facilities are available at Budget Rent-A-Car in the Hotel foyer. Airport Transfers are available.
Sporting Facilities: Swimming, tennis, squash, golf, bowls & ten-pin bowling can be enjoyed nearby. There is also a gym in Victoria Street, within walking distance.
Conference and Banqueting Facilities:
The large, fully equipped conference rooms offer a full complement of secretarial, fax & photocopying services. Several conference rooms available for conferencing and banqueting, which can accommodate GUESTS as shown below:
Ball Room - 400 GUESTS
Rose Room - 120 GUESTS
Napoleon Room - 50 GUESTS
Imperial Room - 40 GUESTS
Albert Room - 20 GUESTS
Victoria Room - 15 GUESTS
Rates per room per night, specials, seasons, meals, children policy: on request
Contact & reservations:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates: e-mail
Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy
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