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Garden Court Marine Parade

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Mauritius
Reviewed yesterday NEW

nice view.opt for the sea view. really nice staff.clean room and amenities are good. just be careful on the seafront walk after 6pm. hotel has everything you need. no noise. food is average though. but lots of restaurants around

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed everyday of my stay in this hotel. The rooms are very well taken care of. Windows and floors done on daily basis. Some ladies among the assisting staff can do with a bit of smile, it makes one feel at home and even more free. I do not take alcohol but the warmth of the bar staff Is...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated in one of the most beautiful areas in Durban and is in the heart of the Marine parade... It has everything you need within walking distance and the hotel amenities are lovely. The view from the roof top pool is amazing! A whole range of restaurants situated nearby..

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Service was not up to scratch.Ineptitude of staff was shocking, let alone of the manager on duty who was just absent or not willing to attend to the request for assistance. The procedure for ordering dinner was rather poor.

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Thank zamokwakhek
Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Zamokwakhek, Thank you for sharing your feedback which we have noted with concern. We shall review this and ensure that we adress this with the team as we do believe in delivering exceptional service at all times - kindly do accept our apology for this particular stay and be assured of improvements. Kind Regards John Aritho

Johhannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well places and is very clean. The Hotel has been renovated and the rooms are magnificent. The beds are comfortable. It is a home away from home kind of a setup. I will truly recommend this hotel to my friends and colleagues.

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Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, We really do thank you for your wonderful write up and commendation. The refurbishment was a great success and you are right - the rooms are spacious, fresh and clean. We do hope that we shall see you back sometimes soon again. Kind Regards John Aritho

Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Garden Court before and I must say that although I was on a business trip and only for one night, the staff are awesome always smiling and the service they provide is great. I will be back on the 6 December again for business so cant wait. Great desitination for travellers as well as there...

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Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Earl, Thank you for your feedback. We are very glad that you had a great stay although our property is Garden Court Marine Parade not Mossel Bay. We do hope to see you back someday soon. Best Regards John Aritho

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Average experience. bad reception experience very casual and lack sense of agility. There was no hot water in the rooms. inconvenience caused. Breakfast service was average, they disappear through thin air. Lovey hotel, correct service.

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Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Cynthia, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback. I am very sorry that your stay was not as great as we intended it to be. Do pardon us and be assured of our dedication to addressing all the mentioned areas to perfection. We do hope that we shall have the opportunity of hosting you soon again. Kind Regards...

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their rooms are big and clean with a sea view.the service is excellent, staff is friendly. The hotel is in front of the beach so it was sooo easy for us to go and swim. They change the towels everyday.

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Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Faith, Thank you very much for sharing your superb feedback. We are very pleased that you had a great stay with us. We do hope that you shall be back in the near future for another better stay soon. Kind Regards John Aritho

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am running out of great things to say about this hotel. Conferencing needs are above customer expectations and the staff really are able to anticipate the needs of the conference guests.. All staff and management are excellent and visable. Smiling is part of their job and comes naturally. Alwys sorry to leave this hotel

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Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Roy, What a pleasure it is to have you at Marine Parade! The team do enjoy and look forward to hosting you a lot. You now give us a challenge to improve and I can assure you the team will do even better going forward. We look forward to seeing you back soon again. Best Regards John Aritho and...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is very friendly and professional too, however the breakfast was not up to standard. The menu changes just a tiny bit. The overall stay for me and my family was fantastic, we really had a lovely stay. Keep it up

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Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Mareatile, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are glad that generally your stay was good and your family enjoyed their stay but have also noted where we can improve especaially in breakfast and this we shall add more effort and variety. We do hope that we shall see you back in the near future again. Kind...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Garden Court hotel is situated on Durban’s world-famous Golden Mile. Offering sun-drenched beaches, guests are offered comfort, hospitality and that little something extra. This hotel is at the centre of Durban’s beachfront and offers attention to detail without compromising on the good value that characterises the Garden Court brand. It is the perfect alternative for visitors to this fun seaside city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Court Marine Parade

Address: 167 Marine Terminal Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $125 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Court Marine Parade 3*
Number of rooms: 351
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“Sea view rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Yusuf_H_786, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good view of the ocean and beach”
 of 5 bubbles muengedzir, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sea facing ( EAST) Sun rise in your room.”
 of 5 bubbles LudhianaGreat9, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean, rooms higher up will be less bothered with street noises if the windows are open.”
 of 5 bubbles vdwaltc, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best views on higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles youbabyandi, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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