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Malelane, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At check-in the lady at reception was very nice and even though there was a mix up with our booking She managed to sort it perfectly. The hotel itself needs to be revamped or at least be maintained. The room we stayed in was clean but had fleas or something similar, that was just a No No. We tried to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly the pictures online were very misleading, from check in where there were hiccups, to the the unsanitary bathroom in the restaurant and that was only upon check in. Rooms has a nasty odor, couches in the room where somewhat sticky. No safe in the room. Windows are so filthy you can even see the beach front. I called for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was not good at all, was very sleazy, had cockroaches, full of local people from joburg etc and nearby cities, even though the reception staff were nice and upgraded us, we left hotel early... the security guy was really nice too, gave us advice. The hotel is on the beach, but again is full of local people, never...

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Staff were very nice at this hotel and breakfast was included and there plenty of choice, It is situated on the sea from with great views but.... the hotel needs a total refurbishment. The corridors leading to the room were very off putting and everything in the room needed replacing and a total refurbishment is desperately needed

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Johannesburg
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Location of the hotel is great, the beach is just under 100m away. Surrounded by lots of restaurants and boutiques and uShaka Marine World is also within walking distance. The buffet breakfast was great, well done to the Chef. The bad thing was that i waited 24hrs for bathroom towels and a bar fridge to be brought into my room;...

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Three Sisters, South Africa
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Hotel filled too capacity. We had to wait for breakfast. The catering staff not friendly we were told that breakfast only served up to 10, while we were waiting to enter due to the number of guests. Breakfast was cold and when the Apple juice was up it was not filled for 2 days. A pleasant place little bit old...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I stayed here at the Durban CBD. Easy access to Point and public transportation. Easy access to Durban Moses Mabhida stadium and has a fantastic restaurant and secure basement parking for a small fee. Pity the beach in the Golden Mile is not looking too great anymore. There are rocks all over the place and the pools next to the...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Well established hotel with a strong retro feel. Big breakfast room with a welcoming atmosphere and good buffet. Dinner buffet is offered certain nights only. Location of this hotel is good for local transport and trips. Beachfront views are good as well - and the beachfront casual restaurant & bar is legendary. Even the prices have a retro feel. Good...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed September 1, 2016

The hotel is situated beside the beach. Ideal location to stay and lots of places to go about within walking distance and the beach is just relaxing. I would recommend to stay in this hotel for family.

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GoodersonLeisure, Guest Relations Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear prabhavmusaddi89, Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review and rating. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you stay with us again soon! Regards, Gooderson Leisure

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Reviewed August 12, 2016

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gooderson Beach Hotel is located right on the city's beachfront promenade, within walking distance of Durban's city centre. The hotel is also close to Durban's main tourist attractions, business district, shopping centres, restaurants and entertainment venues which makes it the perfect choice for both business and leisure travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gooderson Beach Hotel

Address: 107 OR Parade, Durban 4051, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $65 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gooderson Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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