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    Royal Hotel

    267 Anton Lembede Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent11%
    • Very good35%
    • Average26%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible16%
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    Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
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    Spa
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    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 8 December 2016

    It was great to be a guest in your hotel. Please was the windows as they give bad reflection. My dad came to see where im sleeping and the first thing he noticed were dirty windows. He told that his hotel has clean windows. The...More

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    Reviewed 7 December 2016

    It is a well established hotel, although over a century old is renovated with modern interiors. It is clean, comfortable, centrally located opposite the City Hall. The restaurant and coffee shops are good. ,

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    1  Thank Dilip C
    Reviewed 28 November 2016

    Came to Durban from out of town to attend a show at the Playhouse. The Royal was a great choice to overnight. Secure parking which cost R75 (felt it could have been included in the rate) accessible eating places and within walking distance to the...More

    Thank hgvandermerwe
    Response from Coastlands_Marketing, Director of Sales at Royal HotelResponded 30 November 2016

    Thank you for staying at our hotel and for your valuable feedback. We apologise for the inconvenience during your stay as highlighted in your review, and that we were not able to create the experience that exceeds guest expectations which we are renowned for. Your...More

    Reviewed 22 November 2016

    This hotel has a long way to go to be the Royal Hotel, once admired, desired and a beacon of elegant service and luxury on the Durban map. My trip was booked five months prior to my arrival in Durban, and I had a few...More

    4  Thank Clifford J
    Reviewed 15 November 2016

    My wife and I stayed a weekend at the Royal Hotel in Durban - Great décor and styling of the hotel but still keeping with old traditions. Room was spacious, only had problem with receiving 2 singles beds after specifying a double bed during my...More

    Thank leonardb617
    Response from Coastlands_Marketing, Director of Sales at Royal HotelResponded 16 November 2016

    Thank you for staying at our hotel and for your valuable feedback. Guest feedback is very important to us as it plays a vital role in improving our facilities and services to ensure that your next stay is a memorable experience. We have addressed your...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$53 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Spa Hotel in Durban
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 113
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
    • Also Known As
    • Royal Hotel Durban
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    Room Tips
    "all rooms face the harbor and are acceptable"
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    "I did not sleep there"
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    "The corner rooms (numbers end with -34) have amazing two-sided views."
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    "The sea facing views are nice, but the wind can keep you awake."
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