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Albany Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   225 Smith Street | Albany Grove, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #29 of 43 hotels in Durban
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah B Midrand, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Knysna
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the hotel was pretty much as advertised via the web, there were a few niggles and three very telling episodes to highlight some exceptions: We checked in on a Sunday as we had a gala event to attend, but the hotel had no iron or ironing service for us to prepare our outfits and when we demanded an iron,... More

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Midrand, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second time stayin g at the hotel. I have to admid my first time were not so wonderfull. My second stay were perfect. I stayed in RM32. I fell in love with the lovley carpet and the new renovations that has been done so far. Only breakfast that has to look at more varieties of food to eat. Staff... More

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Durban, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had to put up friends at the last minute during the busy tourism indaba in Durban and found this place had rooms at the last minute. Think due to location it is avoided but service was great and the room was quite big-had like a double and single bed so we could have put in three people if we... More

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Nata, Botswana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This hotel is nice, there seems to be shortage of waiters/waitresses, the renovation seems to have affected overall service. The restaurant menu is however very limited and snack-like. Wireless internet did not work for the entire period and it seemed difficult to resolve the problem

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Alberton, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We booked into The Albany Hotel on the 05/04/2014 we received efficient service from security guards on duty and prompt attendance from the receptionists on duty. The room was clean and all linen, etc was superb. We also ate in the Townhouse restaurant on the first floor, compliments to the chef and waitresses as they were very quick and friendly.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The pictures on the website are deceiving.There is an extremely noisy notorious tavern downstairs next to the hotel with drunk people in the alley on the way to the car park which is situated 200m away. The car park facilities cost an extra R50.00 and we were told that you cannot leave after 11 pm as we would be parked... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I attend the tourism Indaba in Durban annually (although I am giving it a miss this year), and I have stayed here for the past few years. The standard rooms are basic and small, but clean and worth the money because accommodation in Durban is pricey during the Indaba period. As a tourism company we already have to fork out... More

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Bulawayo, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

After our beautiful stay in June,we decided to go back to the Albany Hotel in November.Big Mistake...We got there and our room was stinking,for the 3days we stayed there linen was not changed everyday and the floor not swept.We had a tiny room with a shower by the corner we never bathed together with my hubby because we couldn't fit... More

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Montréal, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

not expensive but ok. I stayed one week on july 2012 and I appreciated. Very good service at the front desk when you want something (ex. electricity plug to charge my computer, taxi, find a restaurant etc.).

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

No restaurant, room service despite website assurances of this. Room smelled if rust/mould, no hair dryer. Reception gave me wrong room number at first. Chaos. Poor show although the site is really good!!!

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Address: 225 Smith Street | Albany Grove, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Albany Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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The Albany 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 from small to large events. We have three business conference venues available with seating capacity of up to 120 delegates. ... more   less 
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