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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The hotel is situated beside the beach. Ideal location to stay and lots of places to go about within walking distance and the beach is just relaxing. I would recommend to stay in this hotel for family.

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GoodersonLeisure, Guest Relations Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear prabhavmusaddi89, Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review and rating. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you stay with us again soon! Regards, Gooderson Leisure

Mthatha
Reviewed 12 August 2016

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I was really stuck for a hotel over the horse racing weekend and was grateful that this hotel had availability in the area I wanted to stay. The hotel is older and as others have mentioned is probably in need of some upgrading however I found it clean. In my room there was only one lined curtain and so when...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I liked my stay in this hotel, I liked the staff, the food (breakfast has many options), the location, busy area, walking distance to Durban ICC, I think it's a good value for money as well .... wish to come back

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PetraPorter, General Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nevin, A huge thank you for your great review and recommendation of our hotel. We are very proud of what we are doing here, and it is a fantastic reward to get it right for guests such as yourself. We certainly hope to be seeing you at Gooderson Beach Hotel again.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 June 2016

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Mokopane, South Africa
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The Hotel is situated on the beachfront promenade. Walking distance to lots of other places. There is also bus routes available within a few metres if you are tired and want to take a drive through town. We enjoyed a lunch at this hotel and it is to die for. Be care full though of the loitering of homeless youngsters...

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PetraPorter, General Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your lunch by us and hope we will see you very soon again.

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Straight after Christmas I headed to Durban with a friend to watch England play cricket against South Africa in the Boxing Day Test Match. We chose the Gooderson Beach Hotel for our first three nights. Its location is great and right on the beach and only a ten minute walk to the cricket ground. Its ideally suited to for uShaka...

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PetraPorter, General Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back very soon to our hotel.

Matola
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I love this Hotel. The building is quite old, but with lots of charm. My parents, and most of the in-crowd in the 1960´s used to go to the Beach Hotel and it is still a great place to visit. The food at Pier 107 restaurant is fantastic, not meant to be Michelin star food, but honest food that is...

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PetraPorter, General Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valued feedback. We are delighted that you had a great stay and that we will be your hotel of choice when you next travel to Durban. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

eMalahleni, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Poor kept hotel. Rooms are fine however bedding have burned marks on it. The smell of cigarette smoke is bad in the rooms. The restaurant is very poorly kept however the buffet breakfast was nice. Staff at reception was not very friendly and not helpful at all. Hope someone buys this hotel and return it to its former glory.

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PetraPorter, General Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your latest review of Beach Hotel, we appreciate the time that you took to write to us. Please accept our apology for the poor service during your stay, any criticism albeit negative is taken very seriously in our constant endeavour to make our Guest’s stay more pleasurable. Remedial action and improved procedures have been put in place...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The service from the hotel staff was nothing to write home about but the rooms were well kept.We stayed in a 6 sleeper self catering apartment and were pleasantly surprised at how well kept this apartment is.Flat screen TV and all the kitchen utensils and cookware needed.I read a lot of negative reviews about this hotel that I ended up...

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PetraPorter, General Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback, we are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay in the self catering room. Please accept our sincere apologies for the lapse in service standards experienced during your stay. Your feedback has been shared with the team in order for them...

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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: $102 - $127 (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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