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Blue Lagoon Hotel & Conference Centre

4.0 of 5
Blue Bend Place | P.O. Box 2177, East London 5205, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in East London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015
Meagan Frances L Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub is extremely loud on friday and Saturday nights, especially for A, B, E and Glub blocks. The policy of the hotel is quiet at 10pm. We waited until 12 to report the staff and guests who insisted on partying outside our block. Yet it took them until 3am to eventually keep quiet. There were so many locals drawn... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Room is clean and comfortable with all necessary amenities. Location is beautiful. Good breakfast buffet. Evening meal was most enjoyable with a different theme every evening. Staff helpful and friendly. Rate per night is expensive relative to the area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed at numerous hotels in EL and literally each experience has been a pleasure. Selected to stay at the Blue Lagoon for convenience as I was attending a meeting scheduled to take place there. A real mistake unfortunately. In general extremely average but expensive accommodation (somebody talks or sneezes next door, you hear it loud and clear, noisy extractor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A pleasant stay, with comfortable, clean accommodation and spectacular views. The staff were very accommodating and service in general was good. Although it is graded as a four star, the furniture and finishes look a bit on the tired side of life, with a few small changes and attention to detail these could well be rectified. We stayed in a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Blue Lagoon tries to pass itself off as a 4 Star hotel - but misses the boat entirely. Most 3 Star hotels internationally are streets ahead. Service - (advertises 24hr room service) - bar closed before10:30pm with no room service available. Reception informed us that the bar itself stayed open until 11:00pm or we could have room service. At about... More 

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Had a lovely stay, rooms were clean and service was great. Spectacular views across the sea and Nahoon river. Deck is great for evening sun-downers and a tasty snack. Breakfast is not for the faint hearted!! delicious! 10 steps and you are on the beach, kids love it here!!

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our company visited the Blue Lagoon Hotel & Conference Centre during the last week of November 2014 for our annual year-end function. We were very impressed with the delicious food, warm friendly service and beautiful venue. The hotel team's thorough planning and effort resulted in the flawless execution of a very memorable experience thoroughly enjoyed by all our guests. It... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

There was heavy rainfall during my stay at the hotel. This caused the entrance to the house I stayed in to be flooded. Despite the situation staying this way for two days the hotel staff didn't seem particularly bothered and just put up a warning sign, but did nothing to make sure the guests didn't have to wade through the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I have just returned from the Blue Lagoon hotel where we stayed in a huge suite overlooking the lagoon. The view from the balcony is stunning with the changing river scene below. The walk down to the river and the beach is very easy. The staff were polite and helpful. When we (two ladies) came in quite late one evening... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It is hard to imagine a more beautiful setting than the lagoon which our spacious room overlooked at the Blue Lagoon hotel. Travelling with my family and toddler son, we were booked into a suite in B Block and loved our stay. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a tranquil and peaceful spot in East London. I had... More 

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