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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 #18 of 42 Hotels in Durban
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good for a three start hotel. Rooms were quality and well utilized in terms of space. Had no problems and everything went smoothly. For cost effective accommodation I would recommend it to a friend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

right next to sun coast casino across the beach beautiful buffet breakfast friendly staff best time to go is during peak time December/January when the weather is great centrally located and an awesome walk away from uShaka Marine world try and book a sea view hotel, its breathtaking!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location - hotel doing renovations but still very comfortable. Rooms very comfortable, extremely clean,linen is divine. Blue dolphin so convenient - great prices an tasty pizzas Needs a few more staff at reception Breakfast is unbelievable - the servers were brilliant, the breakfast spread is totally generous

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Good: The location of the hotel is perfect. We had excellent views of the sea and Moses Mabhida stadium. Majority of staff is friendly. The breakfast was good,there was more than enough to choose from. The executive family room is absolutely beautiful - even though the second bedroom is tiny. The Average: The lack of parking is an issue.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from spending the weekend at Blue Waters Hotel. We booked a family room (4 sleeper) which stated to be 2 bedrooms only to find 1 tiny private bedroom (2 single beds) and the main bed in the open area. It didn't bother us much because our kids are small, it will not work for families with older kids.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this place for the long weekend reading all the reviews online mentioning how amazing this place was. But when I reached here I was nothing but utterly disappointed. The outer of the hotel is under renovation so its not like its pictures at least. The rooms could ideally use better lamp shades. The ones in are torn and... More 

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BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Good Day, Please could you assist me by sending me an email on guestservices@bluewatershotel.co.za I would like to inquire more about your stay and points raised. Yours in hospitality, Samantha Pegden, Guest Services Liaison More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel location is brilliant and although the hotel was under renovations, our room was quite high up and we were not disturbed by any noise. The view from our balcony was fantastic. We had a 4 sleeper room. The main room was fine but the second bedroom was minute!! The beds were comfy and clean. The bathroom was lovely... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited for the indaba in may 2015 and i would like to say the receptionists were welcoming and organised even at such busy time. the food in the restaurant was great, the waiters and waitresses were very friendly especially Nomfundo.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Generally not a great place to stay at. No where in the hotel does the management impress you. Not particularly friendly and they all seem under pressure. The food in the breakfast room was the most disappointing. Seem to be providing in bulk with very little attention to detail. After I collected my eggs went to the bacon station where... More 

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BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give the Hotel feedback with regards to your stay. Please accept my sincere apologies for the temporary lapse is service experienced during your stay with us. I have addressed this incident with the department manager and further training with the staff members concerned has been done. Yours in hospitality, Samantha... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice and clean Hotel....excellent service from all the staff....for the price they charge ....really a lot of value for your money....better than some of the bigger names on the Golden Mile....T really recommend you give this Hotel a try next time you are in Durban.

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