Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch

Johannesburg, South Africa

The hotel

Like stepping into a black and white movie, this glitzy hotel’s a masterpiece in monochrome, oozing old Hollywood glamour with decadent décor details like geometric fan motifs and glittering mirrors. It comes with VIP extras like a swimming pool, and its location is simply Oscar-worthy – among the boutiques, cafés, and entertainment venues of buzzing Melrose Arch. The dining spaces at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice Johannesburg Melrose Arch transport you Stateside too, with gourmet burgers oozing tantalizing toppings and paired with velvety milkshakes, as well as sharing snack baskets and sliders, and cocktails fit for any Oscar night after party.

Amenities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Restaurant

Where is it

Located in the precinct of Melrose Arch. Transfer time from Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport: 30 minutes.

Hotel information

197 modern rooms. All with air-conditioning, LCD flat-screen TV, WiFi access, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini-bar fridge and safe*. Contemporary Guest Rooms have 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Restaurant on site (International cuisine). Swimming pool. Fitness room. Lobby lounge. 24-hour room service*.

* Denotes local charge.

Rating summary

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Traveller rating

  • Excellent (403)
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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Trying to be very fancy, but not very exciting

Mar 24, 2020 michelbE1648CI Sechelt, Canada

We spent two nights there, standard room with bathroom with large shower opened to the bedroom, WC separate, not my favourite set-up. Medium size room (they're all the same), tacky black and white "Hollywood-stars" décor. Smaller hotel lobby, not easy for groups of tourists, or fills up when an airline crew moves in. In Santon, ultra secured area,… Read more
We spent two nights there, standard room with bathroom with large shower opened to the bedroom, WC separate, not my favourite set-up. Medium size room (they're all the same), tacky black and white "Hollywood-stars" décor. Smaller hotel lobby, not easy for groups of tourists, or fills up when an airline crew moves in. In Santon, ultra secured area, far from the centre of Johannesburg. We did room service for dinner, which was fine, and reasonably priced. I felt like a "wanna-be" hotel, décor probably cost a lot of money for a pretentious result. Read less
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Feb 23, 2020 drbadds Durban, South Africa

The Protea Hotel Fire & Ice Johannesburg Melrose Arch is located close to central Johannesburg and Sandton city. It is close to the Wanderes cricket grounds which is a short drive away. The Hotel caters for business travellers and has a shopping mall within a 5 minute walk from the Hotel. The restaurant has a wide variety of dining and adequate… Read more
The Protea Hotel Fire & Ice Johannesburg Melrose Arch is located close to central Johannesburg and Sandton city. It is close to the Wanderes cricket grounds which is a short drive away. The Hotel caters for business travellers and has a shopping mall within a 5 minute walk from the Hotel. The restaurant has a wide variety of dining and adequate breakfast selections. Read less
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Feb 21, 2020 chrisblackburn88 Oakley, California

Excellent Hotel that is located in a great location that offers shopping and restaurants all walking distance away from the hotel. Rooms are comfy and average room size. Hot breakfast is available but sometimes it gets very busy and hard to order a beverage during peak times.
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Feb 21, 2020 Rashnavadi

Yes it is Melrose Arch but this hotel is not well take care of. Smelly and smoky corridors, old and worn out furnitures shows that no one cares anymore. Staff are great but I was very disappointed. Maybe they will get their act together once the new Marriott opens up right in their face!!!!!
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Feb 18, 2020 Hartlep1

Stayed here during the recent test match fantastic hotel melrose arch very secure location great range of shops and restaurants. Hotel staff all very friendly and good at their jobs special thanks to fikile on reception