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Ballito, South Africa
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just loved the look of the newly refurbished hotel (family room). With an excellent choice of colours and fittings the room seemed to be so much lighter and roomier that ever before. The reception area is also a joy to be behold with very friendly and helpful receptionists

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Thank theo947
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Dear Theo Thank you for putting us on Trip advisor with such a good rating. We are indeed please that you like the hotel and hope you will return in the near future. Kind Regards Philip Schalkwyk General Manager More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful, economic, relaxed and laid back family friendly hotel with a stunning location and all the comforts of a 5 star hotel! Friendly staff, well run hotel, great entertainment. Would highly recommend.

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1 Thank vennn2016
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Dear Venn Thank you for your response on Trip Advisor. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards Philip Schalkwyk General Manager More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Blue Marlin Hotel is situated along the cost, with views to kill. It even offers a walkway to the beach. From my room, I had a view overlooking mountains and the sea, as well as a light house. Nice place

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

Dear trevormdotzero Thank you for your great review. We hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

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67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience was spoiled as the booked and confirmed room was not given to us. Sea view as booked became " stand at the window" if you wish to see the sea. The rooms are noisy, we were kept awake by the loud TV next door. Staff were friendly. Menu a bit limited if you did not want the buffet.... More 

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Thank Lieselle56
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Dear Lieselle What a pity your stay was spoiled by a room without an open view of this beautiful coastline. We hope you will return and we will ensure a sea face room is allocated to you. Regards Philip Schalkwyk General Manager More 

Port St. John
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came down with a group of ten for the Sardine Run and the blue Marline was our first stop. We stayed for 3-4 days and dove with Crystal Divers. Crystal Divers are in the Blue Marlin Hotel and really a top notch group of guides and staff. The grounds at the Blue Marlin include a swimming pool, a bar,... More 

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Richmond, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel with beautiful views of the beach and distant shore. The pool area is very nice and a great place to relax. We never ate at the restaurant so cannot review that, although there are only tea/coffee making facilities in the hotel rooms, so you would have to use the restaurant or nearby eateries which can... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the staff were very helpful and friendly. The renovations are very good. The special from the Bar of the cocktails was a treat. We were out most of the time so did not make use of restaurant but feedback from other persons was positive. One small tip. One or two waiters are inclined to throw the empty bottles in... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We recently celebrated our wedding (1st April 2016) and held the reception in the all-day dining restaurant. As we are based in Dubai, it was an absolute pleasure dealing with Lana, the Event Manager. We met her 6 months prior to the Big Day and from the get-go she was hands-on and ready to assist.Because of our location, the majority... More 

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Thank 88_RDT_88
Management response:

Dear Carrisa and Raoul It was indeed a please catering for your recent wedding and Thank you for the positive comments. Lana really is a star! Hope to welcome you back for your anniversary? Kind Regards Philip Schalkwyk General Manager More 

Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This was a meeting place for us. We went inside to see if they would allow us to use their toilets, and we were given a fantastic welcome. They said visitors are allowed to spend the day, have tea, lunch, sit on the patio. We were able to view the property, mingle with the paying residents. We ended up having... More 

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

Dear Pattipoops Thank you for your great review. Day visitors are very welcome and we hope to see you back again soon. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Great location with fantastic views over the Indian Ocean. Good air conditioned rooms. Very friendly, helpful and attentive staff. Interesting town with good range of shops and facilities. Winter climate of around 25 C and very sunny.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Hotel

Address: 180 Scott Street | PO Box 24, Scottburgh 4180, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Scottburgh
Price Range: $74 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Marlin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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