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DC
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here during a meeting where the Albany was an "overflow hotel". I read the reviews and my experience more or less captures most of what's been said, although I'm less negative about the experience than the most critical review (I mean someone wants free parking in the central business district of a large city? at what normally is... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

For a hotel that size they should have a parking that you don't have to pay for everyday. I would not book it if I'm staying for more than two days. I stayed during the marathon & inside the hotel it was like a mall of Africa ( crowded) . Receptionist needs to be friendly a bit ( I understand... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The hotel lobby is beautiful, staff from the front were friendly Ayanda Buthelezi was the best I like her professionalism manner. Room was clean spacious the only turn off was the housekeeping staff like every hotel they were so noisy. They also lack hospitality qualities they were sitting on the couches which I believe those were for the guests and... More 

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Vereeniging
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Its not bad, clean room yes, sheets bed clean but too small and its bath rooms are too too small for big people an in fat, they are gonna be uncomfortable to shower still, because bath is thin even myself I was disappointed that you feel pressed in the bath. Not all rooms have bar fridge I didn't and was... More 

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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Made our booking on booking.com. Our flight was delayed by 5 hours and I called to say we were going to be late and they couldn't pick up my booking. Would phone me back and didn't. When I phoned again another person answered and said no problem. When we got to the hotel they had cancelled my booking but was... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

This property cannot be 3 star! From cockaroaches in the lobby to staff sleeping on the couches on the different floors to a very poor kept rooms or lifts messed with water p. It is unacceptable that the managers can be so blind to the problems. If you plan on staying here make sure that it is your last place... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Dangerous and crime riddled area Loud music No service No towels Dirty Smells This is the worst hotel we have stayed in during all our travels... No parking at hotel you are told to go down a seedy drug filled alley which houses a club that is full of unsavoury characters... The club has music playing throughout the night with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We weren't disappointed with the hotel at all. We enjoyed the breakfast, the beds we nice and comfortable. Everything was just okay. Special mention to the housekeeping team, they are very swift and thorough. Very friendly stuff. They even let us check in a little earlier than the set check in time. Public transport is easily accessible from the front... More 

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Norwalk, CT
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138 reviews
46 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Booked through Expedia (Hotel New Albany) which said free internet. Internet is limited to a certain amount of MB and then you must pay. Parking was also mentioned as 24 hour period but you have to pay for each day check-in day. If you check-in at 9pm and check out the next day, you only have until check out time for... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

i an my husband stayed there . receptionist gave us a very warm welcome with a smile on her face always , sharlene you are the best. but the colleague had quiet an attitude from hell, rooms were very clean, linen changed per request,place is noce and neat, disadvantaged by the fact that is in CBD durban . breakfast greasy,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Albany 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 from small to large events. We have three business conference venues available with seating capacity of up to 120 delegates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albany Hotel

Address: 225 Smith Street | Albany Grove, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $26 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Albany Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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