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Albany Hotel

225 Smith Street | Albany Grove, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Albany Hotel
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Ranked #31 of 43 Hotels in Durban
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I arrived at the hotel I was attended to by a grumpy lady at Reception. She persisted on speaking to me in Zulu although I indicated to her that I do not speak the language. Just because I an black does not automatically translate to me speaking Zulu. I had to pay R200.00 in cash for parking which nobody... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked online ..pictures do not give the right impression of this hotel ...After reading all the other reviews I can't add much more .....bad news. I can see they are trying to upgrade but there services now are way below standard .Will not return.

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Lusaka, Zambia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the at this hotel for 3 nights in May 2015 , had gone there for a business trip with 3 other colleagues and had 2 rooms , when we arrived there the first impression was great with the fresh new look reception and the staff all in smiles . We checked in nicely and where allocated our rooms... More 

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Hermanus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayd here during the Indaba Travel show 2014 and 2015 From last year to this they' ve done a lot of positive upgrades, like a complete new entrance and lobby area. there is also a new coffee shop at the entrance. Talking about coffee, the coffee in the breakfast room is the best! The rooms are clean and ordinary,... More 

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Aalst, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No safe area , parking nearby, breakfast not inclusies. Ask for upgrade room , some rooms are really too small. Hygiene : watch out for cockroches ! Very big ! Location: oppositie main square, Friendly and helpfull staff

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a young couple that has visited Albany a few times, my man and I cant tolerate the bad attitude we keep getting,this morning I was woken up by a cleaner who said she had been told the room was vacant.The second time around,at around 08:50 a bouncer looking man together with some white old lady came rudely knocking saying... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

ok i dont know where to start !! first minute we stepped into the hotel we were not welcomed, i approached the desk to check in the lady behind the counter told us to get our bags from the car but we hadnt parked the car, there was no indication of where to park! she answered the phone whilst i... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We booked online and thankfully only paid for the first night. The room was smaller than imagined, hardly any room with the beds, and the carpet had a musty smell. Bathrooms in need of refurbishment to meet modern standards. TV channels limited, but linen was cleaning and the view on the 5th floor was okay, facing the road but hardly... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I stayed at this hotel during the Christmas break for four nights with my family. The hotel lobby may be the only nice thing about this hotel. I have made a list of reasons why I would not recommend this hotel to anyone. 1. If you want ice, you have to take a jug out of your room, leave the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Very peaceful sleep after a busy day. Althought in town. ........ Problem with parking but was sorted at another hotel. Will recommend this hotel............. Must have a car to move around................

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