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The Bayshore Inn

3.0 of 5 4 The Gully (off Hibberd Drive) | Meerensee, Richards Bay 3901, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 1 night in a standard double room. The room itself was nice: good size, comfortable bed, cable TV and en-suite shower. however the problem was with getting to the room! We had to wait for over an hour to have it ready, even though we were way pass check-in time and we noted in advance our estimated... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is clean but basic. The food is expensive,some staff vary from friendly to not so friendly. Bar closes very early 9.00pm. This hotel is ok for a one night stop over for commercial travellers etc it's not for anyone on holiday

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karmabay, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with your feedback on your recent stay at The Bayshore Inn. I can assure you that your feedback is highly valued and will be used constructively to consistently improve our product and service standards. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused during your stay. Your feedback is... More

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They advertise a room with a bath in it but you get a room with a shower. Pillows very uncomfortable and bed very hard. The bar man was on leave and you can't get a cocktail. There is no lounges in the bar and atmosphere is cold. The food was good and the best cheese and tomato omelette I had... More

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karmabay, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Dear Zelda Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with your feedback on your recent stay at The Bayshore Inn. I can assure you that your feedback is highly valued and will be used constructively to consistently improve our product and service standards. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused during your stay. Your... More

Abbotsford, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Our room was basic but clean and comfortable. We were traveling with our daughter and her three young children. She had a challenge with her room but the next day when we checked out the manager did not charge for that room. The food was excellent and the dining room and staff was very kid friendly which was a plus.... More

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karmabay, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Dear Glendaleona Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with your feedback on your recent stay at The Bayshore Inn. It’s very much appreciated! Guest’s perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying at our hotel is the only true Yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. I can therefore... More

Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed there for 3 nights and found it very good value. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was clean and comfortable. We would return again. Breakfast we thought at 110 rand each was rather expensive so ate else where.

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karmabay, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with your feedback on your recent stay at The Bayshore Inn. It’s very much appreciated! Guest’s perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying at our hotel is the only true Yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. I can therefore assure you... More

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised with such a great value for money at the Bay shore Inn. Its actually operated by Protea Hotels and was not surprised with such great service overall. You certainly get your money's worth for under R500 per night and I was definitely happy with that.

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karmabay, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Hlongwane Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with your feedback on your recent stay at The Bayshore Inn. It’s very much appreciated! I am delighted to receive your commendations on your experience at our hotel and to hear that our team has lived up to the promise by providing you with genuine and... More

Durban, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Had such an amazing experience at this hotel. Great service, all staff were friendly and helpful. Buffet breakfast was good and plenty to choose from. Rooms were spacious and very clean. Location is fantastic for the beach. Was there for two night for a conference.

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Hotel_Management2010, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Dear Phumzie1818, Greetings from Richards Bay! We sincerely appreciate your kind recommendations on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear we have been able to provide you with a comfortable stay during your conference. Do make sure you pay us another visit soon to enjoy the beach area of Meerensee in Richards Bay. Warm regards, Tenielle Dreyer - General Manager More

Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

This is a typical chain hotel but it is very clean and the staff are super helpful so for the price it is well recommended. Wifi is only in the main building which is annoying but it is a good connection and fast so cant complain too much.

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Hotel_Management2010, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Dear Marie C, Greetings from all of us at the Bayshore Inn! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for sharing your positive experiences with your fellow TripAdvisor users. Its much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Tenielle Dreyer - General Manager More

Pretoria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We have previously stayed at the Bay Shore in as a stop over from Mozambique to Durban. Since our last visit they hotel has been redone and is a comfortable stay and at a reasonable price. Great if you have kids as they have good facilities. A warm welcome after a long drive with a conveniently situated restaurant and bar... More

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Hotel_Management2010, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Dear "DarynAfrica", Thank you for the kind recommendations on TripAdvisor. The TEAM and I are glad to hear we have been able to meet your expectations by offering good value for money, while offering service with a smile. Do make sure you pay us another visit soon when stopping over in Richards Bay! Warm regards, Tenielle Dreyer - General Manager More

Pretoria, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

It is a beautiful and neat budget hotel which is not too far from the waterfront. Staff members were friendly. The front desk staff need to spend more time at the reception area to avoid keeping customers waiting. We experienced problems with the electronic room key and the reception was already closed. Thanks to the security guard who was efficient... More

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Hotel_Management2010, General Manager at The Bayshore Inn, responded to this review

Dear "Skhu M", Greetings from Richards Bay! Thank you for the positive review and for choosing to stay at the Bayshore Inn. We are pleased to hear you truly enjoyed your stay with us. Our apologies for the issue experienced with your key card, although this was resolved swiftly by our manager on duty. Do make sure you pay us... More

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Address: 4 The Gully (off Hibberd Drive) | Meerensee, Richards Bay 3901, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Richards Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bayshore Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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