Conferencing at Protea Hotel Ranch




With over 50 years of experience and expertise, the hotel is fully geared to accommodate all meeting request. Our dedicated and experienced conference staff will make every event a success.  We can cater for all conferences (up to 1200 delegates), small and large meetings, exhibitions, executive board meetings, weddings and any other special function requests.

Protea Hotel Ranch Resort offers 150 bedrooms of which 40 are made up of 2 x two bedrooms self-catering units overlooking the 12 Hole Par 3 Golf Course.   Our superior culinary team offers quality and proficiency for both local and international dishes.

Located near Polokwane, Protea Hotel Ranch Resort has 3 restaurants, a tennis court and 4 swimming pools surrounded by landscaped grounds.  Protea Hotel Ranch Resort can arrange a host of activities including game drives and horse riding safaris, as well as High and Low Ropes team building.  Free private parking is available.


  • 11 venues are available for business meetings, exhibitions and other functions.
  • Our superior culinary team are well-versed in both local and international cuisine.
  • There is a landing strip and private carports allow for high-profile guests to arrive comfortably.
  • The Bushwillow function venue can accommodate up to 600 guests.
  • The hotel also plays host to a 12 hole 3 par golf course.
  • Personalise your year-end function with our 800 seater banquet venue.


Conference / Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Protea Hotel Ranch Resort boasts an elegant “boardroom” for 10 to 24 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, and a flip chart.


Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.


Appropriate for large sessions and short conferences that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size conferences. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.


Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served.  Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers.  May precede a meal function.


Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions around round tables, suitable for 8 to 10 people.

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