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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived, the service was exceptional. From the reception staff to the porters to the restaurant and bar staff, they truely make your stay a memorable one. Very helpful and they go that one step further for you. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I would most definitely go back again.

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sid Thanks for your lovely review of the Blue Marlin. We are pleased to know you had a great stay with us and hope you return soon.

UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable recently refurbished rooms. Excellent choice of good quality food. Good choice of drinks and several different places to relax and enjoy the weather and the ocean views. Plenty of very helpful staff who always seemed to be there when needed. Most guests are elderly so not a good place for children although there is a children's play area....

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveller We appreciate your very positive comments about the Blue Marlin and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been holidaying at the Marlin for many years and are treated like one of the family there. The best holiday hotel in South Africa. The hotel has good food and is close to restaurants in town. The little town is quiet and perfect to get away and relax.

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jimmy Thanks for the great review. We are thrilled to konw you had a great stay and hope to welcome you back shortly.

Outer Hebrides
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week in February and had a wonderful holiday. Everyone is so friendly and helpful as always. Manager Malthee gets a special mention for making our stay so perfect. Hotel has made some changes and is lookin good. Renovations are ongoing and it's obvious that the intention is to continue improving. I don't normally like buffets but...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lulu We are indeed thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at the Blue Marlin and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Blue Marlin at Scottburgh was the first destination of a two destination Saga package. We stayed here for 2 weeks in February 2017, on an all-inclusive basis. The hotel sits on a slope and has great views of the sea and beach. Access to the beach is a short walk through a security gate and down a pathway, across...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Keith Thank you for your response and comments. We trust that you enjoyed your stay and perhaps you will return one day on another SAGA holiday.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If looking to hear the ocean in your sleep, then this is the hotel for you. I loved the sound of the ocean which was a stone throw away. The activities and functions at the hotel were welcoming. The kids play area just perfect. The food and room service was tip top. Everything about it met my expectations. The only...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Molatelo Thanks for the thumbs up! We love your comments and hope to see you back again.

Basingstoke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again we had a fantastic holiday at the BM. Everything just keeps getting better. There must be very few places in the world where you get such a friendly welcome by ALL the staff. Everyone from the management down to the room maids cannot be more attentive and helpful. The rooms are clean and comfortable with great views. You...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynda It's encouraging to know that we are consistant in meeting your expectations and we lok forward to your return.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice Hotel with lovely stuff, really good access to the beach, facilities were well maintained . had plenty of space in penthouse, had family of 11, but never felt crowded at all. Living and entertainment areas world class.. will definitely come back!!

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Phahlane Nice to know you rated your stay so high and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Grahamstown, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has both sophistication and the appeal of a comfortable, friendly stay. Just a short walk on the private path takes you right to the infamous Scottburgh Beach. There is also restaurants nearby as well as the town's shopping hub.

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amber Thanks for the review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay at the Blue Marlin and hope you return soon

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel is very nice after the upgrade and we enjoyed the stay very much staff friendly and helpfull spa treatments was very nice and rooms are clean and beautiful . I would recommend it to anybody who would like to visit the south coast .

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Human Thanks for the positive comments and recommendations, we hope to welcome you back soon.

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Hotel

Address: 180 Scott Street | PO Box 24, Scottburgh 4180, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Scottburgh
Price Range: RM390 - RM784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Marlin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Blue Marlin Hotel Scottburgh
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