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Blue Waters Hotel

3.0 of 5
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175 Snell Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #16 of 42 Hotels in Durban
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Centurion, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely stay. Close to amenities. Lovely views. Great food. Friendly personnel. Accommodation spacious and clean. Walking distance to Casino with the beach across the road. Beautiful view from the balcony. Although the balcony is small it was good for me. If you are a few people it will be too small.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect place to stay for a short stay in Durban. I was there for business by the hotel will also be fine for holiday makers as it is right on the beach. Breakfasts were great, and the hotel will be spot on once the renovations are complete. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Hazyview, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They should really tell you when they are renovating! still charged a premium price as well... However, the staff were pleasant and tried hard under the circumstances. Balcony was not cleaned and bathroom basin would not drain

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Blue Waters Hotel in Durban and was slightly disappointed when I arrived and entered the very old room. However, it is in the process of being renewed, at least on the outside. Hope the rooms will be refurbished as well. Breakfast was good.

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Great Brak River, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends of mine have stayed here before, but was not impressed by the exterior. Since then they have done a major revamp and when I got a special deal I decided to see what has changed, The lobby is still unimpressive but for the rest I found nothing wrong. The lifts are quick and you do not have to wait... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is old, the rooms have been refurbished but rooms are not isolated - you can hear all noises from the hallway and from the rooms around. The hotel has old doors, windows, destroyed curtains.You can not close the old window from the bathroom into the hallway. Why they have old window to hallway?? you can hear all noises from... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for a single night stay in Durban on a volunteer trip. Trip was moved by African Impact to Johannesburg. I wrote to booking.com who contacted the hotel directly. The hotel sent in writing that they would waive the first nights stay and reduce my deposit to -0-. However, the hotel did not refund the money! The hotel has been... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here on the 24th April to 27 April...had a great time; however the first room I went to there were ants but moved to another rooms and I was loving it and the view....the service is still good and staff is still friendly as ever. I believe this is the hotel I would still book every time I... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at the Blue Waters Hotel in Durban on Friday 24 April 2015. Very disappointed with the entire experience. Firstly the booking was done via booking.com . The search was done for a family room to accommodate 2 adults and 2 kids. When we arrived there we were told that the booking was only for one... More 

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