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    Balmoral Hotel

    125 Marine Parade, Beach Road, Durban, 4001, Durban 4000, South Africa
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    2017-09-03 2017-09-04
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    Overview
    • Excellent8%
    • Very good31%
    • Average26%
    • Poor20%
    • Terrible15%
    26 Jun 2017
    “Good hotel but very tired”
    18 Apr 2017
    “Old traditional Hotel”
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 92 reviews

    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    First room was at back of hotel and very small and no view, Moved to a front facing room and were very happy there for the rest of the two weeks. Hotel could do with a good upgrade.Staff are friendly and helpful but I dont...More

    Thank Robyn P
    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    Beachfront = great views, Wrong part of town though. I arrived and there was a prostitute right outside of the hotel. The streets smelt like urine and there were hawkers everywhere. The staff asked me to please be safe at night which was a redflag....More

    Thank DeniseM_Jackson
    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    Booked online into the Balmoral hotel for a weekend stay. The pictures on the website looked so nice but on arrival at the hotel we were disappointed at this 4 star hotel. The hotel was so tired looking and needed some serious refurbishment. The patching...More

    Thank Gary H
    Reviewed 11 May 2017

    Architecturally the place retains its old charm, but once inside, I was shocked at the cheap additions such as mirrors in bathrooms and broken plastic garbage bins. Service, starting from reception to room service was just plain horrible. Reservation managers kept harassing us on who...More

    Thank Laila S
    Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

    We really enjoyed our stay at the Bamoral Hotel in Durban! As a child my parents always took me there! It was great going back after so many years!Service excellant, breakfast tops Highly recommended!

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$65 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #15 Luxury Hotel in Durban
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 95
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
    • Also Known As
    • Balmoral Hotel Durban
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