Protea Hotel Willow Lake

101 Henry Street, Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, 9330

About Protea Hotel Willow Lake

The Protea Hotel Willow Lake is Bloemfontein's response to tourist needs within the Free State province of South Africa. Its situation within both Bloemfontein and South Africa make it a convenient base from which to explore the country. In addition, it is nestled within the Bloemfontein Zoo, which promises guests awesome sights from the patio and prime access to some of the country's wildest and most fascinating fauna and flora.


The Protea Hotel Willow Lake boasts a total of 94 rooms, each enjoying modern, elegant décor and furnishings. Of these rooms, 45 have one king-size bed, another 45 can convert to twin bedrooms, two have three-quarter beds and two are equipped to accommodate physically disabled guests.

Standard in-room facilities include air-conditioning, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a television with satellite, work desk, touch-dial telephone, electronic safe and multi-adaptor plug points. Room service is available to guests between 07h00 and 22h00 every day.

The Protea Hotel Willow Lake's restaurant serves delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners and is open from 06h30 to 22h00. The breakfast is buffet-style, offering a range of exciting options, while lunch and dinner are A-la-Carte.


The Protea Hotel Willow Lake prioritises the comfort and convenience of esteemed guests. For this reason, it offers several facilities that are designed to ensure this. These include a refreshing swimming pool, exclusive patio with stunning views, a bar and lounge, Internet access and conference facilities (including a private boardroom).


There are many things to see and do within the vicinity of this hotel, as well as several useful amenities. These include:

  •     The Bloemfontein Zoo
  •     The Loch Logan Waterfront Mall and its many restaurants
  •     Mimosa Mall
  •     Vodacom Park Stadium
  •     Medi-Clinic Bloemfontein
  •     Supersport Gym
  •     Grey College
  •     Eunice Girls' School
  •     Outsurance Oval (cricket grounds)
  •     City Hall
  •     The Old Presidency
  •     Buildings of Judicial Implication
  •     The Anglican Cathedral
  •     The Dutch Reformed Twin Tower Church
  •     Orchid House
  •     Naval Hill
  •     Appeal Court
  •     Botanical Gardens

Location S

E 26.20453'

The Protea Hotel Willow Lake is situated within the Bloemfontein Zoo and close to many of the city's main attractions.


From the Airport to the Protea Hotel Willow Lake: ± 12 km

  •     From the airport you turn right into the N8 which become Alexandra Drive, drive straight.
  •     (Speed limit is 100km/ph on the N8 and then slows down to 80 and 60 km/ph-there are speed traps along the way)
  •     When you reach town you will travel underneath a Bridge (stay in the middle lane) this street becomes Nelson Mandela drive, the road will turn slightly to the left, keep on travelling straight do not turn off left or right.
  •     You will pass the SARS building (left), Bram Fischer building (left) and KFC (right) along the way, turn left into 2nd Avenue and right into Henry street at the robot. (Nedbank on your right). (The Loch Logan Mall entrance is now in front of you) After approximately 150-200m you will find the hotel entrance to your left.

Room Types


  • 94 Standard
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