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City Lodge Hotel Durban

Sylvester Ntuli Road | Cnr K.E. Masinga Rd, Durban 4056, South Africa
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Manchester
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18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for the Durban test match. Short walk along busy road to the stadium. Short walk the other way will take you to the beach front but i wouldnt recommend walking outside. We walked to a bar on the beachfront on the afternoon that we arrived and was advised by the barman not to walk out at night and... More 

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1 Thank LyndaLou7
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 are so sorry to hear that someone had such a horrible experience. We are glad that you are safe. We look forward to welcoming you back soon More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good value for money - staff very friendly and rooms were neat and tidy will definitely stay there again and will recommend it to other friends and family - close to shops and restaurants and generally a good place to stay

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

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

Melbourne, Australia
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222 reviews
141 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted somewhere nice to relax for a couple of days since you cannot really walk round town safely which meant we would hang out at the hotel when not at Ushaka Marine World. A bit expensive by south African standards it did prove adequate with nice big foyer area and fair sized clean rooms with furniture and really good... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and for the review. Thank you also for the positive comments about our rooms, foyer area and wifi. You have made some interesting points and observations which we will certainly consider as part of our ongoing monitoring of guest suggestions. We hope to welcome you again soon at one of our hotels. More 

Westville, South Africa
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51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is perfectly located. Its within walking distance to the beach and a few restaurants but far enough to be out of the noise and traffic. It is also within walking distance to the ICC so perfect for business travelers. Secure parking and free wifi is a definite plus! Rooms need a bit of a revamp and are old... More 

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Thank xyracire
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 

Durban
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Near enough to Durban beachfront at North Beach, a most convenient location. One of the older City Lodges now, but in good shape! Was refurbished in recent times, they say. We were well looked after during our overnight stay. Room clean & comfortable, with little noise from the busy street outside. Leisure pool deck area most attractive, managed a swim... More 

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1 Thank davidhF3247RR
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the great review David. 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 

Cape Town, South Africa
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My normal booking locations in Durban were all fully booked and I therefore opted for this hotel by default, but what a pleasant surprise. The location is within walking distance of the beachfront i.e. 5-10 minutes maximum, yet also adjacent to various business hubs that accommodate major corporate offices. The room was impecably clean and although not very big, was... More 

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1 Thank Gerard M
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 

Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

First of all, checking in 40 minutes earliertan check in causes havoc, the staf cannot cope with something unthinkable as an early check in. The passage smells mouldy, actually rotten, badfor your sinusses. My bedding smelt as though it has not been changed in years, smelling sweaty and stinking. I was told that I am not booked for breakfast even... More 

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1 Thank Earl N
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving us your review. Firstly we would like to apologise for the delayed check-in and the experience you had whilst checking in early. We are also sorry to hear that you experienced a room that was not clean. This is definitely not the way we carry ourselves as a hotel group and we will be... More 

Angel Fire, New Mexico
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51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

This smaller hotel is only 3 blocks from the beach and is somewhat of a garden oasis in a rather dirty, uninteresting city. The hotel is rather new and that's nice. Rooms somewhat small. But there is a fitness center (so so) and pool (so so), free & secure parking (a necessity w/ a car) and free, unlimited wi-fi. My... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The people were very friendly especially those serving the breakfast area. The check-in counter is quite small and I had to wait about 30 minutes to check-in even though there were only about 4 people in front of me. Check-out was equally painful. Also, there were cockroaches in my room and I reported to the front desk and nothing was... 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 sorry to hear about your experience. We are always wanting to improve the quality and level of excellence that we usually offer, we will certainly take your comments to heart and do what we can to make the necessary changes. We hope to still see you soon at one of... More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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50 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Arrived there early and the front desk staff put us in in our rooms right away while most of the hotels will make us wait till the check in time. Hotel location is very good across the big mall that have every shops you need and surrounded with all the good restaurants. I noticed the shoe shining/cleaning machine on the... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us Ruth. 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 look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

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