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The Boathouse

33 Compensation Beach Rd | PO Box 1166, Ballito 4420 , South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night we stayed at the Boathouse only to find out that there was a 21st birthday party including a disco below our room which started around 8 pm and lasted until 2 at midnight. The sliding doors and bed were rattling. Also, the room was right above the reception which did not help either. When talking to the staff... More 

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute stay in the "honeymoon suite' Friendly night staff and security guard who met us. Room neat and tidy but definitely not 4* quality. Very lumpy cheap pillows, no toilet paper in bathroom. Woke up to noisy boats launching, but expected due to the location. Lovely sea view. Breakfast was terrible (see picture of how it was served). Served... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We felt at home the minute we stepped into reception. Staff was knowledgeable and friendly and the room was squeaky clean with a sliding door opening up metres from the beach. Breakfast was great and restaurant management made sure we had everything we needed. Well done !!

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Waterfall, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ardri was so accommodating when I requested use of their facilities to spend the day with my colleague from Gauteng in reviewing our strat session. We did not require a conference room, but some quiet space in which to work. We had a most productive day in the main dinning area, with a full view of the sea and excellent... More 

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BoathouseBallito, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Lynda! It was only our pleasure to be of Service! Hope to see you soon! Kind regards, The Boathouse Team More 

Durham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Our stay here was organised by relations so we checked with trip advisor before our visit to get some reviews and these concerned us. However we found the accomodation good with the reception staff very friendly and helpful, with the rooms adequately furnished. We were in room 15 with wonderful views of the beAch. However the quality of the restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stayed here on a whim, as we booked nowhere. We did not feel like paying the extra for a sea view room, so settled for a room overlooking the car park. We would have paid the extra if we hadn't arrived so late in the afternoon, but we were only staying the one night. Room was very spacious, with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

It was going to be a rainy day. The boathouse crew made it all work by making sure everyone and everything would stay dry and making it look gorgeous while ensuring this. As it turned out, the weather stayed clear. We enjoyed an evening of laughter, music and good company. The view is stunning, especially on the deck.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We recently had our son's wedding at the Boathouse in January 2016, it was a wedding to remember. The hotel is perfectly place with the backdrop of the ocean adding to setting. The staff were excellent and the food was more than enough and delicious.My guests are still talking about the wedding. I will recommend the venue to anyone.....Mark 69

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We visited The Boat House in October 2015 for viewing as my son was getting married March 2016. The hotel, facilities and restaurant was very good. We then decided to rent the penthouse which cost us R10000 per night, but to our dismay the following was noted and was not even repaired in our 4 day stay. The pantry light... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

On arrival and thereafter it became clear to me that nobody is managing the place. The room staff don't have a clue about servicing the rooms and for this I blame management. I even suggested to the receptionist that a check list for the room staff would probably help. She then compiled a check list which was obviously ignored as... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about The Boathouse

Address: 33 Compensation Beach Rd | PO Box 1166, Ballito 4420, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boathouse 4*
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
The Boathouse Hotel Ballito
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