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Blue Waters Hotel

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  • Excellent16%
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  • Average23%
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  • Terrible10%
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“small balcony”(6 reviews)
“sea view”(30 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 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

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Response from BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters HotelResponded 17 December 2017

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We thank you for your feedback and can assure you this is not the level of service we proudly offer. Your comments will be addressed with the relevant...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017 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.

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Response from BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters HotelResponded 9 December 2017

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 3 December 2017

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

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Response from BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters HotelResponded 4 December 2017

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 3 December 2017

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 4 December 2017

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 2 December 2017 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 4 December 2017

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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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Meeting Rooms
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Breakfast included
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$63 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$63 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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31 January 2018|
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Response from Angela A | Reviewed this property |
Hi depends on which day of the week and whether you include dinner and breakfast. Weekends are more expensive than Monday-Thursday rates.
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Elsie M
28 March 2017|
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Response from verniem2017 | Reviewed this property |
R195 for half a buffet
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Elsie M
8 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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"Ask for sea view"
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"There is some road and construction noise with the north facing rooms, although this is minimal when on a..."
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"Choose a balcony for the view, but request it on a high floor to cut out some street noise."
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"Best Sea view rooms and walking distance from the beach"
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