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City Lodge Hotel Durban

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South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean rooms and bedding, DSTV. Good WIFI connection. Friendly staff Spent a night there after a long day sightseeing. Yes, there is a bit of traffic noise on a Saturday night, but what do you expect when you stay in the middle of a city. It is also good to know that your vehicle is safe with security in the...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

We are so pleased to read such a review! Thank you for staying with us and commending our staff for their great efforts to give you a comfortable stay, meeting all your requirements and needs. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very happy with this hotel chain stayed in one in Joburgh and then again in Durban. Modern, clean, comfortable and friendly. The standard double room is a good size with both large walk in shower and bath. Great wifi, TV and tea and coffee in the room. Very good breakfast and lunches and both had very pretty outside space with...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are glad we impressed you and met your expectations at both of our hotels. Thank you for your detailed review and positive remarks. We look forward to welcomimg you again soon.

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spend 2 days here to relax before JNB trip and was very disappointed with the quality of water at the swimming pool. We saw a ground staff cleaning the water in the morning but the garden has too many birds coming to drink water and do their biz there too! Totally NOT swimable ( surely dangerous to health ). BTW...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. The health of our guests is very important to us, as is cleanliness of all of our facilities, including our swimming pools. While we’re not so pleased to hear that you found your breakfast bland, we are happy that you enjoyed your meal at #Cafe. Your feedback is important to us and enables us...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually stay at this hotel every second month for business and its always quite a pleasant stay. Its close to the city centre. secure parking and close to the Durban beachfront where I can access halaal foods and evening jogs.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that we met your expectations. It is always very rewarding to receive such a great feedback.

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel is general good, but the gym is so poorly sound insulate the pounding noise from the treadmill, makes it very uncomfortable to be in the room next to it. Room 166 where I stayed should NOT be used as a guest room rather as a storage room.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for bringing this to our attention. We will certainly look into this to see what can be done to improve the situation.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I really enjoyed staying at City Lodge Durban. The service there is amazing!!! The staff seems to be well trained, from front office to all the other departments. I really appreciate the respect City Lodge has for guests. The rooms are great, the breakfast as well is amazing!!! Cant wait to visit again soon.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Basic but, comfortable hotel, surprisingly there is a good variety on the dinner al carte menu and a reasonable good service. The staff is warm and friendly beside the misunderstanding about the family rooms and the double rooms caused by the website and hotel front desk discrepancies. Otherwise a comfortable and well located hotel a stone throw away to the...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Lindi, and we are so glad that you had a good stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Staff friendly and helpfull,good food...room interior needs a upgrade but rooms are clean and neat. Central if you want to stay over before bording MSC cruise boat in Durban harbour. 5 minutes drive from harbour.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the positive review Elnav. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 December 2016

On a business trip to Durban central, we enjoyed the City Lodge, which is close to the city and to the beachfront. Our rooms were comfortable and clean ; breakfast was excellent , reception and room service were smiling and efficient.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so happy to hear that you found our staff so efficient and friendly; enjoyed the hotel facilities as well as the breakfast offerings - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon

Johannesburg
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Although the rooms were pretty standard to City Lodge hotels - which I must say are always clean and comfortable, what really set this hotel apart was the service from the Manager. When we asked about an Indian Resturant in the area, she immediately offered to book for us and order a taxi. This was followed up the following morning...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so happy to hear that you found our manager and staff so helpful and friendly; and enjoyed the clean hotel facilities - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lush gardens, palm trees and a pool with a gazebo lend a relaxed, summer feel to this hotel, as well as being only 2 blocks away from the main beach and 2 minutes from Durban’s CBD. It also has a fitness room and small meeting room for guest use. Close to many different restaurants, within walking distance of the International Conference and Exhibition Centre, a 30 minute drive to Durban’s international airport and close to the N3 motorway ensures a very convenient location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Lodge Hotel Durban

Address: Sylvester Ntuli Road | Cnr K.E. Masinga Rd, Durban 4056, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $126 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Lodge Hotel Durban 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Ask for a room away from the main road, nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles Bill434, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“My room facing the pool area was very quiet considering that there are roads with heavy traffic just outside the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Safari1957, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Carry your own towels”
 of 5 bubbles suriechetty, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“My room was on the Reception level and in an excellent position overlooking thew pool !”
 of 5 bubbles ThecaAtlasville, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles Jozijay, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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