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The Urban Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr Henry & Partiff Avenue | Parkwest, Bloemfontein 9324, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 22 hotels in Bloemfontein
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Douglas A Johannesburg, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average hotel with a slightly funky spin on the design. The room was clean and of a decent size. Central location. Good for a stopover but not ideal for a longer stay. The staff were very friendly. Breakfast is served but it's very basic.

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Johannesburg
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Urban in May for only one night. I must be honest for the price I payed for the night , I expected better quality. It is not a bad hotel. The staff were very friendly and they were very helpful. The disappointment was the bed. It was very hard. I had a really tough night. The... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This hotel is well situated and offers value for money. Breakfast was good and service from staff was very good and helpful. I will surely stay there again. Please note that there is one flight of stairs and no elevator so make sure to book a ground-floor room if you cannot do stairs. Also no safe in the room and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed at the Urban in April and found staff to be really helpful and very friendly. There is a great breakfast every morning and a bar in the evening. Mimosa Mall is very close by - we did not have a car so the hotel is ideally located as it's a quick walk to the shopping center. I would... More

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Very satisfied with my week stay. The buffet breakfast is delicious. The breakfast table is a bit small. Had to carry my bag up the stairs which is not very nice. Bed was very comfortable and snugly Don't like the open closet. Feels very impersonal. No safe. The rooms are not sound proof. Can easily hear every step and sound... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Arriving in Bloemfontein and not booking into a hotel in advance can sometimes lead to not having a bed to sleep in! Lucky for me, the Urban had a room available. Rooms are very small but very modern and neat. No Safe in the room I stayed in so I had to carry my laptop and all valuables with me... More

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eastern cape
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Whoever designed this Hotel layout he/she hasn't got a clue. There is absolutely no thought process on the noise levels experienced in the rooms. Herewith some of the issues experienced: i) Rain on a tin roof is noisy guys, believe it or not; ii) Sound-proofing bedroom windows that overlook a busy intersection is a no-brainer, as you could get no... More

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Beverley England
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Typical chain hotel nothing special . All you need in the rooms. Found it very noisy as on a cross roads with traffic lights. Didn't feel we were made very welcome .We were two ladies one man travelling for 3 weeks so had lots of luggage, the hotel had no lift we where on the second floor. We had to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel repeatedly and it remains one of my favourite budget hotels. The decor is stylish and fresh and modern. Proof that there is NO excuse for a hotel aimed at a budget consious market has to be ugly and outdated. Rooms are a good size. Bathroom is on the small size but very nice. Please... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

We had driven from Cape Town in one day (over 600 miles) through the Karoo and desperately needed a good night's sleep and a decent shower before driving on to KZN early the following morning. The Urban was brilliant - easy it find in the dark at the end of a long day; efficient and friendly check in and out.... More

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Additional Information about The Urban Hotel

Address: Cnr Henry & Partiff Avenue | Parkwest, Bloemfontein 9324, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 22 hotels in Bloemfontein
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Urban Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Urban Hotel offers affordable bed and breakfast hotel accommodation in Bloemfontein, with all the essential services in an elegant settings. The hotel is centrally located near Bloemfontein's business hub and main shopping destinations, providing guests with the opportunity to get where they need to go in a short space of time.The modern contemporary design is eye catching and inviting. The stylish bar area is the ideal spot to take a load off and relax. With amazing rates, central location and great breakfasts, Urban Hotel is top choice for accommodation in Bloemfontein.The hotel is offers all the comforts that you would expect from a top class hotel: fully air-conditioned, Wi-Fi, secure parking ... more   less 
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