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Albany Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   225 Smith Street | Albany Grove, Durban 4001, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A Great new look to the hotel entrance and lobby area, with the combination of friendly staff and a pleasant environment created the perfect holiday. the room has been well maintained and cleaning staff do a great job. There is a lovely variety at breakfast with something different everyday. If I'm in Durban I will defiantly stay at Albany

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The rennovation had degrade qualityand space for room. The Staff moved to other rooms but they were also almost the same. Room size is almost cut into half. Albany was much better 2 years ago.Breakfast was okies,

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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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
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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
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6 helpful votes 6 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
12 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
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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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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*
Number of rooms: 72
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