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Blue Waters Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   175 Snell Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #19 of 43 hotels in Durban
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
LisaWestlunde Sandton, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sandton, South Africa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stay at this hotel a few times a year when I'm in Durban on business. The rooms are large, clean and modern, lovely bathrooms and beach views are unbeatable. Love the generous buffet breakfasts, the best I have experienced. Friendly and efficient staff.

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Moate, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Blue Water Hotel for one night while passing through Durban. This is a value for money hotel but do not expect serious luxury. We could not avail of the Hotel parking (pre-book only, which we were not informed of) we found parking in front of the hotel with little difficulty and could see our car from... More

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Ballito, South Africa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not ever stay on the top floor of the Blue Waters Hotel. Just warning you! On arrival and the sunset from the balcony is spectacular! Then the function start with ladies heals ticking on the dance floor and loud music coming through the roof. It is most horrendous! The beat comes into the room and there is no ways... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is right by the beach and the promenade. It had the best buffet breakfast I have ever seen. The room was clean and quiet. The staff was very helpful and flexible. When they ran out of beach towels, they told us to use the room towels. I highly recommend the Blue Waters.

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Durban
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice modern rooms, fine breakfast, faire price, fiendly personal, modern bathrooms, near by the sea, on de walking-promenade, nice bar, good pizza, suhsi, good restaurant Versailles, helpfull service-crew

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel for 2 weeks. Great location. my room was cleaned every single day, Yumy yumy buffet breakfast with loads of choices. I love the fresh waffles with cream :). the only thing i can say is that it will be nice to have more fruits selection. I believe you can do better than what you have... More

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benoni
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I requested a refund in January since I had challenges and could not check in on said day, it was agreed and refund done through credit card. U fortunately it did not go through then the hotel duty manager sent refund form, I filled in and on follow up Iwas told it will be processed on 15 March, this did... More

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Cracow
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183 reviews 183 reviews
183 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Quite nice city hotel located very close to the beach and with many restaurants and clubs in the nearby. The staff at the front desk were polite and firiendly but not always well informed about the places or directions in the city. Our room was spacious and quite clean with all major facilities we have needed during short stay. The... More

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed here for 7 nights in February of this year. Mixed feelings really about this hotel. On checking in the receptionist was generally unpleasant and unhelpful, she demanded full payment on booking in, did not particularly want us to see the room before paying and was generally long faced. Things did get better however, the breakfast was excellent and... More

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Southbroom, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I booked 2 rooms for myself and family from the UK, The two rooms had black mould in the bathroom of one room and above the air conditioner in the other room. The rest of the stay and breakfasts are top notch and the hotel staff are well mannered. Unfortunately as a resort manager I tend to find faults which... More

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Additional Information about Blue Waters Hotel

Also Known As:
Blue Waters Hotel Durban
Blue Waters Durban
Address: 175 Snell Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 43 hotels in Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Waters Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Blue Waters Hotel is a Three Star Beach front Hotel located on Durban's famous Golden Mile in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Blue Waters Hotel specializes in offering the best Accommodation at Affordable rates to corporate business, honeymooners, sports teams, groups and holiday makers alike. We also specialize in Hosting unforgettable Wedding Receptions. We have a number of Wedding Venues to choose from depending on the size of the Function required. The Hotel offers Business Conference and Function Facilities for Small to Large Events. ... more   less 
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