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Gooderson Beach Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is horrible, the furniture is old, tv doesn't work, the staff is rude, the room service took hours and the taste of the food was so bad. I will never go back to such a place, not even if I were to get pay.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Broken windows,Accomodation mix up,bedding was dingy,Food took forever and was not well presented - A cup of coffee took all of nearly an hour.TV worked when wanted to - Staff were rude - Wrong element hanging around front entrance. If Durban had not been booked to the brim due the rugby test - I would have booked straight out -...

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Malelane, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

At check-in the lady at reception was very nice and even though there was a mix up with our booking She managed to sort it perfectly. The hotel itself needs to be revamped or at least be maintained. The room we stayed in was clean but had fleas or something similar, that was just a No No. We tried to...

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Firstly the pictures online were very misleading, from check in where there were hiccups, to the the unsanitary bathroom in the restaurant and that was only upon check in. Rooms has a nasty odor, couches in the room where somewhat sticky. No safe in the room. Windows are so filthy you can even see the beach front. I called for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The hotel was not good at all, was very sleazy, had cockroaches, full of local people from joburg etc and nearby cities, even though the reception staff were nice and upgraded us, we left hotel early... the security guy was really nice too, gave us advice. The hotel is on the beach, but again is full of local people, never...

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Staff were very nice at this hotel and breakfast was included and there plenty of choice, It is situated on the sea from with great views but.... the hotel needs a total refurbishment. The corridors leading to the room were very off putting and everything in the room needed replacing and a total refurbishment is desperately needed

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Location of the hotel is great, the beach is just under 100m away. Surrounded by lots of restaurants and boutiques and uShaka Marine World is also within walking distance. The buffet breakfast was great, well done to the Chef. The bad thing was that i waited 24hrs for bathroom towels and a bar fridge to be brought into my room;...

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Three Sisters, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hotel filled too capacity. We had to wait for breakfast. The catering staff not friendly we were told that breakfast only served up to 10, while we were waiting to enter due to the number of guests. Breakfast was cold and when the Apple juice was up it was not filled for 2 days. A pleasant place little bit old...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed here at the Durban CBD. Easy access to Point and public transportation. Easy access to Durban Moses Mabhida stadium and has a fantastic restaurant and secure basement parking for a small fee. Pity the beach in the Golden Mile is not looking too great anymore. There are rocks all over the place and the pools next to the...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Well established hotel with a strong retro feel. Big breakfast room with a welcoming atmosphere and good buffet. Dinner buffet is offered certain nights only. Location of this hotel is good for local transport and trips. Beachfront views are good as well - and the beachfront casual restaurant & bar is legendary. Even the prices have a retro feel. Good...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gooderson Beach Hotel is located right on the city's beachfront promenade, within walking distance of Durban's city centre. The hotel is also close to Durban's main tourist attractions, business district, shopping centres, restaurants and entertainment venues which makes it the perfect choice for both business and leisure travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gooderson Beach Hotel

Address: 107 OR Parade, Durban 4051, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: RM341 - RM421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gooderson Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
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