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Parade Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   191 OR Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #25 of 43 hotels in Durban
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014
Dalin S Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

"The reception is simple and easy. A somewhat retro modern ambiance is created with the use of classic and classic lookalike furniture. The classic elevator certainly adds a touch of class. Upon entering the room I was surprised at the simplicity of the room. I did however find that the the television was mounted very low and close in relation... More

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Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

On a recent trip to durban, not having booked accommodation, we went into the parade hotel on the beach front. It is two star, but heading towards three with upgrades of the rooms. Beds were comfy -we went from a non-refurbished room to a refurbished room the second night. Bathroom in upgraded room has modern shower, toilet and wash basin,... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I made a booking at Parade Hotel for a client and her husband. It was there first visit ever to Durban. Brenda and her team was so helpful and kind. They assist them on every little detail while staying at the hotel. Brenda even called to say that they have arrived safely! The hotel is very neat, affordable and well... More

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South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprized by the upgraded, modern, well equiped room where I stayed during the 2013 Indaba. Very good value for money, the hotel is within easy walking distance to the ICC shuttles. Great and friendly staff.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

It is an old hotel, but well kept. The view and the location are the best!!!!!Just few steps from the beach. The hotel just needs refurbishment. Other floors/rooms are not renovated yet hence my advice is ask for front, fourth (4th) floor room, which have been renovated recently, otherwise you will get old stinky carpets that need to be replaced... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I have to say that for the price,Parade Hotel isn't bad.The staff is friendly and helpful,the rooms are basic but clean,the bed is comfy,the showers work and the view over the seafront is amazing. It even offers free wifi and cable tv! BUT the once grand and glamorous hotel shows up its age,and the whole building needs a facelift. Rooms... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The reception is simple and easy. A somewhat retro modern ambiance is created with the use of classic and classic lookalike furniture. The classic elevator certainly adds a touch of class. Upon entering the room I was surprised at the simplicity of the room. I did however find that the the television was mounted very low and close in relation... More

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Klerksdorp, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Checked in on 10/02/2013 on our arrival we found that the lock on our room was damaged. We asked for another room as we felt not safe, but was told that all rooms was full. The lock was fixed the following morning. The carpet smell dust and definately needs to be replaced. The room was so hot with no fan.... More

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Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Parade hotel is a small old style hotel, situated just 10 minutes from the International convention center (ICC). Good for conference participants, but also for surfers, because the beach is just in front. The staff is very professional and helpful, rooms are cleaned every day. Everything for an excellent price! The 2 stars hotel can easily become 3 stars, some... More

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Nashville, TN
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Unless you're on the 4th floor, this place is absolutely gross. We were moved twice to different rooms on the 5th floor and were basically chased out of each room by huge roaches. We were eventually relocated to a renovated room on the 4th floor, which was quite nice, but everything else was so gross, we couldn't really appreciate it.... More

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Address: 191 OR Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Parade Hotel 2*
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
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The Parade Hotel is a Beach front Hotel located on Durban’s famous Golden Mile in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Parade Hotel specializes in offering Family Accommodation at Affordable Rates. We are a shell's throw away from the beautiful beach opposite. You can also visit the new Sun Coast Casino, only 5 minutes driving distance. By car we are less than ten minutes from Durban’s city center and five minutes away from the new International Convention Center. ... more   less 
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