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    Blue Waters Hotel

    175 Snell Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    • Excellent16%
    • Very good39%
    • Average24%
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    Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 580 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I visited blue waters as part of a family of 24 , we booked x5 luxury suites( not that they cared and made an extra effort). We were provided with a filth baby cot ( needless to say unused), the rooms weren’t all that clean...More

    Thank NtombiNhlapo
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Attended an organization’s Xmas lunch which was disappointing.Gammon was very salty.beans and pumpkin were hard however the roast potatoes were good.Fellow guests complained that that they run out of some food on the buffet. Large variety of deserts which were good.

    Thank BARRYBE
    Response from BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your dining experience. Your comments will be addressed with the relevant departments to investigate. Yours in Hospitality, Lindie Lotriet, Guest Services Manager

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It is my second stay at the Blue Waters Hotel . The room were very clean , and it is very secure . From your room the view is to die for very beautiful. The food in the morning is very good and if you...More

    Thank JDvRooyen
    Response from BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the amazing service you received. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Blue Waters is an the Marine parade on Durban's sea front. It is cheap enough and secure. There is parking as well as restaurants close by. Not the place to walk around at night though. If there is 2 of you then better in...More

    Thank Steve R
    Response from BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the amazing service you received. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    1. Uncleanliness of room - Urine drops on floor around toilet from previous guest. 2. Florida lounge rip off - ordered some drinks while they were "cleaning" our room before check in. Ordered a seafood snack basket for R140. There were 3 prawns, 3 calamari...More

    Thank Claudette M
    Response from BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We would appreciate the opportunity to investigate the shortcomings you experienced during your stay. Parking bays vary in size, we do also have large bays available. If you...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
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    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Indoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$65 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 262
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    Elsie M
    9 March 2017|
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    Response from X6694NDmargaretm | Reviewed this property |
    I think she meant Buffet. Elsie is this correct?
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    holly1234688
    6 February 2017|
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    Response from michellesky001 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes! You will love breakfast
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    "Try for a sea view, the higher the better."
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    "I would not go to this hotel again"
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    "Lovely beach views from the front and side rooms"
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    "We stayed on 4th floor which was quite nice. The higher you stay the more quieter it is."
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