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Blue Marlin Hotel

180 Scott Street | PO Box 24, Scottburgh 4180, South Africa
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Basingstoke
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just made our annual visit to the Blue Marlin. Once again we were not disappointed. The hotel continues to improve. A very relaxed atmosphere with excellent food and very attentive staff. Nothing is too much trouble for them. This time we took a group of 6 friends who had been to the hotel before the renovations. They were... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you only need a beautiful location then yes, The Blue Marlin is for you. The receptionist was unfortunately way out of her depth and checking in was just a taste of what was to follow. You will be offered a porter which you will most definitely need in order to navigate your luggage to the hidden location that will... More 

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Mazan, France
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The newly refurbished rooms in this hotel are roomy and attractive, with a magnificent view of the ocean. Some have balconies. Large walk-in efficient shower. Food very good, and the Food and Beverage Manager is very visible, keeping an eye on everything an ensuring good service. Attractive lounge area and large veranda with comfortable sofas overlooking the pool area and... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Blue Marlin sits in an ideal location with great views of the Coastline and the Indian Ocean. I have stayed here previously but this was by far the best trip as it has been re-furbished, modified and given a really fresh look. Its main asset are the staff and the meet and greet at reception from Richard was outstanding--he... More 

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Old Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

13-1-16 to 28-1-16. What a fabulous hotel, made our holiday, nothing was too much trouble, the food fresh and varied, excellent quality plenty off it. The staff in all areas of the hotel made this one of the best holidays I have had. The clever design of the hotel meant all had a great view of the beautiful ocean, easy... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Blue Marlin Hotel is in a great location with a great view of the nearby beach and public tidal pools. The hotel is great for families with the beach having a safe and secure passage to it as well as daily activities at the hotel for children including movies, volleyball and soccer while the parents can while the time... More 

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Pretoria
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to find accommodation urgently over the christmas festive days as our previous accommodation was unacceptable and luckily got two standard double room at the Blue Marlin Hotel. Felt welcome from the very first moment. Perfect service, they are always one step ahead, going the extra mile for your needs. Thanks to the best service team ever! Tastfully refurbished Hotel,... More 

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Ramsgate, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decor looks new and fresh. Beautiful views and friendly staff. Didn't stay over, nor ate anything but we did decide to have a few cocktails. Despite them running out of some liquor they swiftly managed to go out and buy some more in no time at all! Very good cocktails, would like to explore some more there!

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Phalaborwa, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently upgraded and refurbished rooms now look clean and neat what impressed me most is the new view from certain rooms lying in bed and see the sea waves don't even had to go to the beach it is brought into the rooms. New bathrooms also quite impressive specially love the showers. Well done to management. The reception really says... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Beautiful sea views. Refurbished and comfortable accommodation and plenty of activities for the kids made this a delightful holiday. The Hotel also had some evening parties which are wonderful. Some great restaurants nearby included the Spice Inn (amazing bunnies), Enzo (amazing giant pizzas) and the fish and chips place. Oh my Word coffee shop also served us the best breakfast... More 

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Malthee S, Assistant General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kamaneeg Thank you for your great review, both of the hotel and of Scottburgh. We are indeed proud to share this area with many great businesses and are so pleased that you got to experience some of them. And as you noted we are ideally located so that you can make easy day trips to Durban or take a... More 

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