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Bangkok, Thailand
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135 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As I was attending an international conference at the ICC nearby, I spent 7 nights in this hotel. Quite confortable, it was very convenient as I could walk to the ICC. My room was quite small, but confortable, especially the bed. The breakfast is really great, with a lot of choice and wonderful hot dishes. The restaurant in general is... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a stay for one night at the City Lodge Durban for the 2nd July 2016 via the Agoda booking website. While happy with the price of the accommodation and general cleanliness of the room, I was disappointed as per the below 3 points. 1. Poor customer service at reception Firstly, upon arriving at reception, the staff member greeted... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to post your very comprehensive review. As we pride ourselves on friendly service, we apologise for the reception service you received. We will certainly look into your comments regarding the ironing board and drinking in the car park. We would certainly want you to like City Lodge Hotel Durban... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

City Lodge Durban is excellent value for money . The room was spotless and very comfortable . The staff were helpful and friendly and the breakfast top class ! The hotel is very conveniently situated . We will always be staying here in our future visits to Durban !

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location as well as our breakfast offerings; and found our staff so helpful and friendly - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night on Comrades Marathon week and considering this the kitchen staff were at max. Fast booking in. The people are friendly. Although I generally don't enjoy hotel breakfasts, their yoghurt and fruit were Super fresh - so had seconds. Had a really nice cheese burger with cooked potato crisps that evening. + burger & really fresh breakfast +... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us and enjoyed our breakfast offerings! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Once again I can't fault this lodge. The staff is friendly, room clean and comfortable and the breakfast awesome. This has got to be one of the best city lodges in SA! It was the perfect location for INDABA 2016!

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location as well as our breakfast offerings; and found our staff so helpful and friendly - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again! More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I've stayed at the City Lodge for a number of nights during the past two months and always find friendly service at reception. Rooms are beautiful, clean and have an upmarket feel. Breakfast is excellent. Will recommend them anytime!

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Coenie, and we are so happy to hear that you found our staff so efficient and friendly; enjoyed the hotel facilities as well as the breakfast offerings - key components that we pride ourselves on! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon! More 

Lenasia, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The service at the City Lodge was great. The staff were friendly, the service was great. Breakfast selection requires some attention. For business, this hotels provide an execellent free wifi, which is a big PLUS in my books, as most business travellers want to stay on top of their emails. The rooms were spacious . I would recommend this hotel... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so happy to hear that you found our staff so efficient and friendly and enjoyed the hotel facilities - key components that we pride ourselves on! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Kimberley, South Africa
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33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Three star hotel so did not expect too much. The rooms are decent, DSTV etc. Wifi also good. Unfortunately that's where the good ends. Breakfast buffet is like a boarding school queue. Firstly they give you a token to get a plate! Secondly getting something basic like a fried egg takes forever as the chef is too busy taking tokens... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We’re glad you liked our rooms, DSTV and wifi, but disappointed that you do not enjoy the rest of your experience. We respect your opinion and will look into the matters you have raised. More 

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The lodge is situated about ten minutes from the beach. So it's not one that's sea view. That's the ugly part. You could walk but you would have to cross some busy roads. The staff are nice and the rooms are beautiful. You get what u pay for indeed. If you need more info, don't hesitate to contact me.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Suvana. We are so happy that you found our staff so helpful and friendly, as well as our facilities - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Everything was comfortable in a sense you have been to one city lodge, you have been to them all. We had a problem with rowdy guests making a noise in the passage, banging doors, cigarette smoke in the non smoking floor, the passage way has no ventilation so its very damp and stuffy. Bathroom shower leaked on to the floor... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Jayshal. We are so sorry to hear about your experience. As this is not a true representation of the quality and level of excellence that we usually offer, we will certainly take your comments to heart and do what we can to make the necessary changes to improve these areas. More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Room Service
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  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lush gardens, palm trees and a pool with a gazebo lend a relaxed, summer feel to this hotel, as well as being only 2 blocks away from the main beach and 2 minutes from Durban’s CBD. It also has a fitness room and small meeting room for guest use. Close to many different restaurants, within walking distance of the International Conference and Exhibition Centre, a 30 minute drive to Durban’s international airport and close to the N3 motorway ensures a very convenient location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Lodge Hotel Durban

Address: Sylvester Ntuli Road | Cnr K.E. Masinga Rd, Durban 4056, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $78 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Lodge Hotel Durban 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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