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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It looks like a very traditional hotel. The building is very stylish but needs a bit of an update. It is not as old as some of the reviews paint it but compared to others hotels in the area is not as modern. Location is good and the service was good too. Breakfast could do it with a bit more...

1Thank ScanLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This could be a nice hotel - if the owners would get rid of the filthy carpets and do some serious renovation! The carpets were so dirty - when we looked into the corners we were disgusted. The location is really good though right on the beach - I wouldn't walk around too much there at night though.....

2Thank Delia R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very affordable however the rooms needs some renovations , very well located just a stone throw away from the beach also a very good breakfast. family rooms very spacious and we received a very warm welcome from the reception.

1Thank Sandile I
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Not a bad place to stay. The whole hotel was dated, the wifi was not consistent, it struggled to find it a lot of the time, it was a bit of a pain to park although we did find spaces there. The location was quite good, the staff were great and the breakfast was excellent. We also did have a...

Thank Sophien101
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Spent the whole week there and it was just ok. The family room is huge with lots of space. Not so sure about the breakfast, there isn't a lot of variety and especially the lack of bacon. Just cross the road to the beach and kids fun zone. Their dinner has great food in fact everything on that menu is...

Thank Tshireletso N
Cape Town
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I love the old world charm of this hotel. The rooms are like walking back in time. Creaky floor boards and pictures throughout of Durban from yesteryear. The breakfast was great. I will most certainly return

Thank GeoffreyHeald
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome at reception and wonderful stay .Rooms very neat and spacious. Breakfast ooh divine. We did enjoy our stay . The place is so conducive I can recommend to relatives and friends to come over. We are going to come back for our next visit.

1Thank Sphindile Cynth... X
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I visited the place last week, very old place and everything else old that includes your Ironing board,hairdryer,irons plugs that where not working,my phone charging point got burnt and the hotel manager said they had thousands of guests that came to visit their place but had never had those problems. Served the same thing for breakfast for...

1Thank Precious N
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stayed at the Balmoral for one night during a guided SA tour. It is not my taste and I guess I would have not chosen this hotel if we were on our own but it was pre-booked. The hotel is located at the waterfront but they told us that we should not walk around after sunset. There were some pretty...

Thank HillaryTour
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Lovely old-world style hotel, renovated but keeping the charm of years gone by. Made a welcome change from the standard format of most other hotels in the surroundings. Our room was well-appointed, the bathroom spacious enough (no plumbing noises to be heard from the other rooms). There is a nice terrace on which to have sundowners on balmy evenings, or...

Thank DanielleEA

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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Balmoral Hotel

Address: 125 Marine Parade, Beach Road, Durban, 4001, Durban 4000, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $89 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balmoral Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Balmoral Hotel Durban
Hotel Style:
#16 Luxury Hotel in Durban
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“Make sur to get a room with a view of the ocean”
, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea-facing room of course”
DanielleEA, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I like the south side rooms.”
XOLANI79, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with a sea view”
40carlh, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor with view on the beach area”
simonnel803, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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