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Balmoral Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   125 Marine Parade, Beach Road, Durban, 4001, Durban 4000, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars NEW

Rooms clean and neat. Staff friendly and helpfull. Food average to good. Now for the bad. Prostitutes in front of hotel at night. Rooms very small, and with no balconies overlooking the back a bit cramped. Parking, yes if you are not one of the first 10 to 12 cars, your car is taken to the nearest Interpark. You then... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although it is on the Marine Parade, the location is very unsavoury, with hookers outside even at 5.30 am. Our back room was awful, but the upgrade to a front one was well worth the price difference. The overall price was too high though. The food was indifferent. The staff were very helpful and the flower arrangements were exceptional. Overall,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We spent a weekend at this delightful hotel in January 2015. We booked a standard double room and a superior room to cater for four adults. We experienced great service and hospitality with smiling faces from check-in to room service and cleaning. The rooms were neat, exceptionally clean and quite comfortable with decent bathrooms. The beds were comfortable, bar fridges... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed there for 2 nights, The only thing that we didn't appreciate was the price. There was a difference of at least 400ZAR between the price I paid and the price that hotel staff was communicating to new guests who were coming to inquire for same night. Also, when i first enquired about additional bed the person on phone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

So very welcoming environment. Staff and management very professional. Food so outstanding and very tasteful. Security and reception staff very friendly. A real South African hotel catering for diversity. Cool place to be and great sea view from first floor. Coming again next year.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I was in Durban for a conference and chose this hotel as I like older style hotels and it was close to the conference centre. The place has a nice old-world atmosphere - although it is looking a bit tired. Bed was comfortable and the room a nice size. The staff who cleaned the rooms were delightful as were the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

When we first came across this quaint hotel we were taken abck @ how wonderful this place was. It situated in the heart of Marine Parade. The breaksfast is excellent and worth every cent spent! I would recommend asking for parking upon arrival as it does get full fairly quickly!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

First time to Durban. Arrival, check in and the room were fine for us with the service and advice by the staff all good. This included ordering taxis and advice on where to go and what to avoid. The straight answer is this hotel we found fine, however the location!!! Yes you are on the front overlooking the beach great.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It's a lovely hotel situated on the beachfront ... It can be a bit noisy as you may hear the people on the street walking by as it's a high traffic area ... close to just about everything ... Food was very good especially the alacarte menu .. The one thing that stood out about this hotel while I stayed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Authentic and charming but not for those appreciating calm streets and modern AC;) Excellent staff, nice reception, and good breakfast. However we were let down by the food in the evening. An amusement park in front of the hotel is a bit noicy afternoons and girls walking the street at night makes you feel a bit sad... Beachfront is said... More 

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Address: 125 Marine Parade, Beach Road, Durban, 4001, Durban 4000, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Balmoral Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Balmoral Hotel Durban
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#13 Luxury Hotel in Durban

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