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City Lodge Hotel Durban

Cnr Silvester Ntuli and K.E. Masinga, Durban 4056, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Big Bend, Swaziland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a room here because it is within easy walking distance of Sahara Kingsmead Stadium for an evening cricket match. Of course we were always alert when walking in the area at night, but we never felt unsafe. Going the other direction, the beach is only about 600 meters away and is a fun place to spend the day.... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is tailored for business clients. Walking distance from ICC and beach restaurants. Breakfast buffets are good with evening bar facilities and lovely pool. Rooms small but clean and well equiped.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at City Lodge umhlanga before this hotel, and the experience was beyond awesome. We booked for one night only as we it was the only day we didnt have any place prebooked. The rooms are clean, neat and comfortable. What they lack for the 4th star rating they certainly exceed expectations for a 3 star hotel. In... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Maputo, Mozambique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We arrived in Durban in a very busy weekend due to a show that was nearby and almost all hotels were crowded, the demand for a stay exhausted us after so many hours of travel. We stayed in this hotel for one night, the prices are affordable and the room we had was comfortable. The only disappointment we had in... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Sally. We are so happy that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location as well as our breakfast offerings; and found our staff so helpful and friendly - key components that we pride ourselves in! We are sorry to hear that you didn't get see the beautiful view. We look forward to having... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed here for a business visit. The staff are friendly and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The food is nothing to write home about, but it's fine overall. I'd happily stay here again as it's good value. They helped me out when I lost my wallet at the hotel and the staff searched everywhere and found it for me.... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so happy to hear that you found our staff so efficient and friendly; enjoyed the hotel facilities as well as the breakfast offerings - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

durban
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I have visited this hotel and have stayed here for a period of 4 days. I found this hotel pleasant and conveniently situated so the access to the beach and town was easy to reach. The staff were pleasant and most friendly, happy to accommodate and please their customers. A most pleasant hotel with exceptional staff.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review Fred and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Short overnight stay, helpful staff and clean room. Will return. Enjoyed stay. I was happy to be welcomed at this hotel after I was told at a guest house in doveton place, westville that they don't take guest off the street although they had rooms available.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon More 

Port St Francis, South Africa
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed at the City Lodge Durban for 3 nights before boarding the MSC Opera for a 4 night cruise to Mozambique. The location was perfect for us as the hotel is close to the beachfront but because it is set two streets back, it is a lot quieter. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was comfortable... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for the constructive review! We are glad to hear that you had a great stay with us and found all of our facilities to be of top quality and standards. We are very sorry to hear about your experience regarding driving through Durban, but glad that everything turned out for the best! We hope your cruise went well,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I've found myself in Durban, South Africa again this year. This time I'm staying at the City Lodge down by North Beach. The restaurant has a good breakfast of eggs cooked to order, meats, cheeses, juices, breads with jam or honey, and average coffee. The dinner options are decent and the drink selection at the bar has a variety for... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thank you for the great review! We pride ourselves in our breakfasts and hospitality so your positive words are a great reinforcement of this! We will, however, also take into consideration your suggestion with regards to the location of the power outlets next time the hotel gets a refurbishment. Thanks again for your support. Kind Regards More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Myself and family spent 8 days in this hotel. It's not the cleanest hotel around. We stayed in the family room which is very small. This hotel really needs a upgrade to its bathrooms and furniture. The pool was the best thing at the hotel for us. The staff are not to helpful so don't bother with asking for anything... More 

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