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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We pre-booked, reservation was confirmed, then cancelled by the hotel and then re-confirmed due to cancellations. We arrived early and were told there was no availability till 2 o'clock. Girl on reception was surly and unhelpful. The toilets in the public area of the hotel were dirty and dingy, with no toilet paper. We felt the hotel was not in... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

First time to stay here; facilitating training. Centrally located hotel. First, I would like to commend staff on all levels for their above-excellent customer service and care. Secondly, my room on the 4th floor was comfortable, very clean and spacious. I appreciated having a fridge in my room; also a kettle - hair dryer on request. Further, restaurant on site... More 

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Potchefstroom, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Going to Durban very often - Robbed in 2010 in another upper class grand hotel whilst sleeping, attempted hijack May 2014. Stayed in Olwandle in 2012 and decided to return 2014 because of the save, friendly environment, friendly helpfull staff, up-to date with your reservation. Stayed for a week, and the last evening at dinner the staff even came to... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We stayed here in 2010 during out visit to the Indaba 2010. It was a very wonderful experience from the smooth reservation over the email exchanges up to the easy check in. nice big clean and spacious rooms. friendly staff and manager. Less then 5mins walk where the Indaba fair was held and some 10-15minutes walk to the beach. breakfast... More 

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1 Thank FB-TheTraveler
Sacramento
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2012

I really enjoyed my one week stay at this location. I was shocked and somewhat in disbelief that there was a strongly negative review from 2009 because my experience was fantastic. Iwas personally driven by the owner and his daughter for a competitive price (We called a taxi and he agreed to drive us for R50 less). The room I... More 

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2 Thank Langelihle
New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Management was A mazing! They provided a ride for my friends and me each day to go whereever we wanted. Food was deliciouso and the rooms were spacious and clean. I especially liked the 24 hour room service. For it to be in the heart of downtown Durban the prices are really competitive. I'm 2 minutes away from the beach.... More 

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2 Thank Tammeca R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2011

I was shocked to read that it has mould. I so believe this is personal this is a lie I saw nothing of this it was perfect as ever. Servise was the best I could not ask for more please people olwandle is one of thr hotels you will be pleased to be their guest.

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Newcastle, UK
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2009

This hotel is abhorrent. I had booked four nights here and arrived late in the evening. When I saw the room, I was shocked. The lock on the door had been changed more than twice; there was evidence of it having been forced; there was mould all over the cupboards with a strong smell of anti-mould chemical in the room;... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Olwandle Suite Hotel

Address: 110 Stalwart Simelane Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Hotel Class:3 star — Olwandle Suite Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Olwandle Hotel Durban
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“Although the windows of the rooms are falling on the mail road. Inside the room is very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles FB-TheTraveler, 27 May 2014 | Read review
“It doesn't really matter which room you choose, they are all fantastic. Center rooms have a huge window. If you like to awaken naturally, leaving the shades open at night will allow the sun to slowly fill the room.”
 of 5 bubbles Langelihle, 5 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Choose the family room. It was the best”
 of 5 bubbles TammecaR, 5 Apr 2012 | Read review
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