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Blue Waters Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We are regular visitors as the hotel is very convenient for access to galas held at Kings Park. The rooms are comfortable and functional, the location is brilliant and the views over the promenade and the Durban bay are magnificent. The buffet breakfast is a treat and breakfast service is great. A major gripe however is that the on site...

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BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are thrilled to hear that you had a lovely stay with us and the amazing service and treatment and all the amazing facilities and views we have to offer our guests. We do apologise for the level of service your received with...

Reviewed 10 April 2017

I have just spent a great week at this hotel with a junior swimming team on a bed and breakfast basis.The staff especially at reception were very helpful and accommodating .Breakfast was really good with all options available.The rooms were great overlooking the sea and serviced every morning.There was renovation work going on which was a little disruptive for afternoon...

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BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are thrilled to hear that you had a lovely stay with us and the amazing service and treatment and all the amazing facilities and views we have to offer our guests. We are currently doing minor renovations to the rooms and the...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I have never stayed at the Blue Waters Hotel before, I like to go to hotels I have stayed at before but this time my partner suggested we stay at the Blue Waters. I was pleasantly surprised. The reception staff was great and very helpful. Like all travelers room size and cleanliness is very important, this hotel ticked those boxes...

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BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are thrilled to hear that you had a lovely stay with us and the amazing service and treatment that you received during your stay with us. We look forward to your return stay with us. Yours in Hospitality, Jamie lea Walker, Assistant...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of days on a business trip, like many hotels reception presented a good image but room told a different story. Room was big but very old and wasn't clean. A shame as the location is good.

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BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

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 all the amazing facilities and views we have to offer our guests. We are currently doing minor renovations to the rooms and the restaurant, to give it a much more...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The rooms were neat and beautiful. The staff were friendly and the food was awesome. So far one of the very few hotels that offer such great service around Durban beachfront. Will definitely come back again.

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BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in...

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I only stayed 1 night at the hotel, room 710. The reception is beautiful. Staff was helpful and friendly. The room is VERY spacious, clean and neat. White tiles with white bedding and curtains. Unfortunately 2 single beds and no duvets, blankets under the white sheets. The hotel should really invest in some duvets! Excellent ocean and marine parade view...

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BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in...

Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The rooms are beautiful and you have an awesome view of the Ocean. Very friendly staff and you are centrally based to visit all the major attractions that Durban offers. The hotel is very clean and it is like second home away from home.

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BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in...

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were in Durban for a weekend, with our little baby. The hotel has nice big rooms, with a beautiful view of the Indian Ocean. We had a great time clubbing, knowing that our baby was left to a wonderful child minder from the hotel.

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BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in...

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Pros: remodeled and modern rooms, beautiful ocean views, location (casino, restaurants, beach, family stuff like Mini Town and Fun World), great customer service at reception, complimentary desserts and drinks in the afternoon at reception, fancy breakfast with decent food, nice restaurant and business lounge onsite, cheap parking onsite, very affordable. We would return and really enjoyed our stay. But, this...

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BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

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 wonderful service you received from our staff. We do apologise for the for all the matters addressed in your review and have addressed them with departments and staff members...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have been doing Durban for years but i had never stayed at this hotel. So i was pleasantly surprised. At the time of the stay it was still undergoing an upgrade, so it would get very noisy in the day time! the views at the higher rooms are astounding.

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BlueW, assistant guest services manager at Blue Waters Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
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Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Waters Hotel is a three star beach front hotel located on Durban's famous Golden Mile in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Blue Waters Hotel specializes in offering the best accommodation at affordable rates to corporate business, honeymooners, sports teams, groups and holiday makers alike. We also specialize in hosting unforgettable wedding receptions. We have a number of wedding venues to choose from depending on the size of the function required. The hotel offers business conference and function facilities for small to large events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Waters Hotel

Address: 175 Snell Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $90 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Waters Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 262
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Also Known As:
Blue Waters Hotel Durban
Blue Waters Durban
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
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