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The Urban Hotel

Cnr Henry & Partiff Avenue | Parkwest, Bloemfontein 9324, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 23 Hotels in Bloemfontein
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  • 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great for 2 night stay, comfortable and sufficient. It's better than 3 star and offers a small but very decent breakfast. Fantastic water pressure in the showers!! I would recommend this place to others.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What appears to be a trendy little hotel on the website was actually a dirty, disappointing experience. Not only was the shower, breakfast table and table napkin dirty, the furnishings in the room were worn and grubby. The staff definitely had not had any training in hospitality and I did not enjoy the fact that the check in counter doubled... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I checked in to the Urban hotel as our preferred B&B's were all fully booked. The hotel is located very near to Loch Logan Waterfront were he had business to do so was very convienient for us. The staff were friendly and the room small but comfortable. We both slept well. The hotel doesn't have it's own... More 

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you arrive you drive up to a seemingly modern building with a decent sized parking lot. The first thing you'll notice is a very rude lady working at the reception. She is not welcoming and does not even pretend to be...Ok, it's cheap no worries. After that, you find out there is no elevator to your room, but again... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was recommended this hotel and found it modern and good enough for sleeping. It was modern up to the point that it lacks charm. Breakfast is extra and it is possible also to get other meals. As one of the largest shopping centers is close by, I had breakfast as well as other meals outside the hotel. The "eating area"... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Urban Hotel has a great design and modern atmosphere. Centrally located and easy to access it stands out in the rather sleepy town of Bloemfontein. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast was good. The only downside was that the room came without a safe to store valuables. Internet is free as long as you limit the use to about 2... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I guess the cost for the room is basically very much average for what you get , basically a room! bar cannot assist with making a cappuccino , and only offer a select varity of alcohol , a very basic bar setup with no food order options , couldn't get the Aircon in room to work and when arriving there... More 

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Heloïse J, Director of Sales at The Urban Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for reviewing Urban Hotel Bloemfontein. We appreciate any and all feedback, even the negative - as this helps us to improve the Urban experience for the most important component of our business - you, the Guest. We hope to welcome you back to Urban Hotels for another stopover and that we can improve on your previous... More 

Edenvale, South Africa
11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We, a family of four, stopped over at the Urban Hotel for one night as we were traveling a long distance. When we booked, we asked if we could have two rooms close together as we were a family and did not want to be separated. Upon arrival we found that we had been given two rooms, next to each... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

When i came in, the personnel at the front desk seemed a bit unhappy that i was there. I did not feel welcome but was handed my roomkey and was allowed to stay for the night. At least in the morning i got a smile and a friendly good morning from the staff. Rooms look modern but are very dim... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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119 reviews 119 reviews
69 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The hotel is situated in the core of the downtown area, one block away from the XXX mall and about 1 km away from the Waterfront Mall. The area isn't the best as there are street kids begging at the intersection and I witnessed a fight between two homeless people directly in front of the hotel. The hotel is definitely... More 

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