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Blue Lagoon Hotel & Conference Centre

Blue Bend Place | P.O. Box 2177, East London 5205, 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Arrival, it is not convincing that the hotel is safe, anyone comes in and have access to the rooms. the reception staff were in their own world with the exception of the Potter who went out of his way to assist us. we had enquired about the covered walkways in case of rain, and we were assured that there... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here recently and enjoyed our stay. The view from our room was amazing! The breakfast was pretty standard fare, but the cappuccinos were awful... and even though we shared this with 3 different staff members, we were still expected to pay for them and there was no apology forthcoming - a blank look was all we got. Very... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Worst experience ever from a hotel when you can hear people in the next room giving each other 'pleasure' and having their morning fart. I could not believe it was glad was only there for one night. This was the only '4 star' hotel I have had the urge to wear my flops while showering. The service in their dining... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 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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Pretoria
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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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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