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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful outside bar area "Blu Dolphin" for a great pizza, however there is a new option on the menu, smoked pizza. The outside area is a total smoking area which is simply disgusting whilst having a beer with mates and having to inhale second hand cigarette smoke.

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Centurion
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The overall stay was great with great service from the staff as well as the scrumptious breakfasts. The only let down was that we were allocated a room that were worked in and not cleaned so everything was covered under a layer of dust. They did come to clean the room soon after it was reported.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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141 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is well located and gave us great access to major places in Durban. It is only a few minutes from the Convention Centre, Ushaka Marine, and a stroll away from the beach. The rooms are very spacious and some have a sea view. The staff is very efficient and professional. My room only had a shower, and the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights over Christmas 2015 to watch the Test Match. Had a family room which had a second small twin room which was great as the children could go to bed and we could stay up. Breakfast was good - very busy Christmas morning but they had a queuing system so access was fair. Had one... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

room was large and sea facing with a balcony. Breathtaking views of the ocean and situated right on the promenade across the road to the beach and down the road from Suncoast Casino centre and many other restaurants. Thankfully were a few floors up as I could imagine it to be rather noisy. Elevators were rather slow. Breakfasts offered abundant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok this hotel is to die for,, I love the fact that they provide snacks while you wait to check in,, the staff is amazingly professional and helpful the service is awesome the rooms are spacious and neat as well and the balcony is very safe even when you travel with kids,, it so sweet of them to give us... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was for quad sharing but only two of us were in the room. The view from the balcony was breath taking of the sea. The only issue that we had is that the wifi was not connecting in the rooms. The restaurants and the common area have limited power point that it is difficult to do work. The... More 

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BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We apologise that you were not able to utilise our Wi-Fi facility in your room, please enquire at Reception upon your next stay with us regarding other public areas with wi-fi access.... More 

Texas
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185 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the older hotels on the Golden Mile with a great beachfront location. It is a solid 3 star property but can easily earn another star if refurbished. The hotel is well maintained and clean. We had a sea facing family room which was large and can easily accommodate four people. The view from the room was... More 

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BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking for forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours... More 

Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I asked the bookings manager for a room high up and they were happy to oblige. The staff were generally friendly and very attentive. The views are amazing and the bar downstairs is as well. Got to use the Squash Court at no charge which is a definite plus. The room was spacious and very clean. The only downside was... More 

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BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking for forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue Dolphin
Blue Dolphin
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Waters Hotel is a three star beach front hotel located on Durban's famous Golden Mile in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Blue Waters Hotel specializes in offering the best accommodation at affordable rates to corporate business, honeymooners, sports teams, groups and holiday makers alike. We also specialize in hosting unforgettable wedding receptions. We have a number of wedding venues to choose from depending on the size of the function required. The hotel offers business conference and function facilities for small to large events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Waters Hotel

Address: 175 Snell Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $65 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Waters Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 262
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Also Known As:
Blue Waters Hotel Durban
Blue Waters Durban
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
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