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Salt Rock Hotel & Beach Resort

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is old and in need of a makeover but for parents with young kids it is great as it is an old gem that the kids can run a bit wild and not be concerned of precious guests etc getting annoyed. Lovely buffet - nice selection and good curry. Attentive service and great cocktails too! Rooms are basic... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

location excellent. two minutes from room to beach. fantastic apartment. good cooking facilities. excellent shower. large bedroom and bed, lots of storage space. nice balcony to sit in. great fridge. overall very pleased, unusually stay all incl at Whitesands...or Voyager.......but......this is my new home in Mombasa. great pool for swim.i will definitely be back. great room steward. high standard. hotel... More 

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Tortola
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night at Salt Rock Hotel, it was very pleasant. The buffet dinner was quite good and there was loads of variety. Staff were friendly and attentive. Bed was comfortable and the view from my room was beautiful. Buffet breakfast the following morning was very substantial.

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Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had our wedding at Salt Rock Hotel and what a disappointment. The do not accommodate you at all. Do not have your wedding at this place, you do not need extra stress on your wedding day!!!!!!!!! The lights in the restroom did not work and therefore the guest had to use their phones. The bar was not properly stock... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

After spending the week in Durban for a business congress, we hired a car and drove up the beautiful Durban coastline to Ballito. Salt Rock Hotel was recommended to us so we had booked in for the weekend. On arrival we were asked if we were there for 'timeshare' and even after saying no we were put into a tacky... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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160 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My sister and I spent a week here recuperating, and the spectacular sea views were well worth the stay. The dolphin sighting one morning was also a treat. The service was a little slow, however, and a particular staff member unwilling to exert themselves once gratuity was not offered (on the bar service room bill). The food was dismal the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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260 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Salt Rock is a solid 3 star property that has been around forever, It is dated but its location on the Dolphin Coast and the service and staff more than make up for the dated surroundings. Our kids loved playing on the beach and in the pools. However, we were particularly impressed by the home made food, which was absolutely... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My wife and I have just returned from a fantastic anniversary weekend at this hotel, from the moment we arrived we were greeted by friendly, helpful staff who went out of their way to make you feel Special and Welcome. We stayed in room 303 which was clean and had everything that one required except a hairdryer for the wife.... More 

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Benoni, South Africa
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161 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A week spent at this Beach Resort within the Salt Rock Hotel was absolutely brilliant. The quality of service was a little slow, but acceptable. The location could not be bettered with great views from an ocean facing balcony and loverly beach walks. The food was perhaps only average with the exception of really good and traditional Natal curries. The... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Friendly and professional staff members. Nice room with balcony and sea view, bath and shower. Clean room, comfortable bedding. Safe environment with security. We love the breakfast and dinner that was included. Food is prepared with so much love. Every day is a variety of different food on the buffet. We stayed for 5 days and not even get the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the gem of the Kwa Zulu-Natal Dolphin Coast, Salt Rock Resort, consisting of Salt Rock Hotel, Caravan Park, Salt Rock Palms Timeshare and Salt Rock Country Club. Salt Rock Resort is nestled amongst tropical palms on the golden shores of the warm and sparkling Indian Ocean. Salt Rock on the Dolphin Coast is home to hundreds of resident Bottlenose Dolphins and is a small resort 50km or 30 minutes north of Durban. Transfers from Durban International Airport are easily arranged. Salt Rock is surrounded by several world class golf courses. The largest shopping centre in the Southern hemisphere is a mere 20 minute drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Salt Rock Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Basill Hulett Drive, Salt Rock 4391, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Salt Rock
Price Range: $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 73
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“apartment i preferred”
 of 5 bubbles F1159VLalanm, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from pool lounge area, the parties there carry on all night.”
 of 5 bubbles KirstenLM11, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 303 for excellent seaview”
 of 5 bubbles cliven35, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms do have a sea view, I do prefer a room in the middle of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles gmms2016, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 504 offered spectacular views”
 of 5 bubbles delainec, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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