The central and well-equipped Protea Hotel Parktonian promises comfortable accommodation and a warm welcome for leisure or corporate guests. Modern amenities are complimented by the hotel's close proximity to the various malls, educational institutions, theatres and exhibition centres.
The Protea Hotel Parktonian boasts an impressive 300 rooms, all with one bedroom and stylishly furnished in modern design. Standard amenities in each suite includes air-conditioning, heating, a tea- and coffee station, wireless Internet access via vouchers, granite surface areas, bar fridge, television with satellite, separate lounge, balcony, electronic safe, radio, work desk, two telephones, hairdryer and computer plug points. Guests are encouraged to make use of the laundry service and Room Service, which is in operation for 24 hours a day. There are various room types to ensure that each guest is as comfortable and at ease as possible. The Twin Suite has two single beds, the Single / Double Suites have one double bed and the Twin and Single / Double Suites for the physically disabled guests are equipped with roll-in showers.
The restaurant at this Protea hotel is known as The Orchards and can seat 120 diners at a time in comfort and luxury. Breakfast and lunch are both buffets, allowing a great variety of options to suit every palate. Dinner can be buffet-style or off the menu. Breakfast is served between 06h30 and 10h30, lunch is between 12h30 and 14h30 and dinner is from 18h30 to 22h30.
On Wednesday evenings, the hotel hosts a themed evening in the restaurant, which is always a fun night out for friends, families and colleagues. The Meridians Cocktail Bar also serves pub lunches between 12h00 and 15h00 and is an informal place to relax and enjoy a refreshing drink.
There are various facilities in place to ensure that guests' needs are met on every level of their stay. Business guests will enjoy the Internet booths at reception as well as the wireless Internet access throughout the hotel's building. In addition, there are fax facilities, transport services and undercover parking as well as a free shuttle on weekday evenings for guests wanting to visit the surrounding entertainment centres.
The Protea Hotel Parktonian is equipped with five boardrooms and five conference venues with a capacity of over 450 delegates. The venues are all wheelchair-friendly and are perfect for conferences, meetings, brainstorming session, and so on.
Because this hotel enjoys such prime positioning, it is within easy access from various popular sights and attractions. These include:
The Protea Hotel Parktonian is less than 10 kilometres from Auckland Park, Johannesburg General Hospital, the Civic Theatre, the city centre, Constitution Hill, Ellis Park, Oriental Plaza, the University of Johannesburg, Witwatersrand University, Killarney Mall, Milpark Hospital, Parktown and Gold Reef City.
It is also very easy to reach Sandton, Rosebank and the OR Tambo International Airport from the hotel. In addition, it is situated close to the business-oriented offices of ABSA, Anglo American, Bank City, Chamber of Mines, Government Departments, Liberty Life, Metropolitan Council, Sappi, Spoornet, Standard Bank, Supreme Court and Transnet.