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Blue Marlin Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We went for our family holiday to The Blue Marlin Hotel from 4 March - 11 March 2017 - we were in rooms 145, 146 & 147 they are fantastic since the new renovations have been done with beautiful sea views which you can see while laying on your bed with the sounds of the ocean what better way to...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for choosing to stay at the Blue Marlin and for the lovely ratings. We are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of nights in Blue Merlin, and it was not worth the price paid for, the room was small and needed serious renovation. A friend of mine also had some problem with his room reservation and they did not follow up on it. The next morning the manager was very nice and understanding. But the mistake should not...

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P8806FXgm, Public Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa I am disappointed that you did not find the Blue Marlin to your satisfaction and offer sincere apologies. We are aware of the rooms you refer to and these will be renovated within this year.Should you wish to return, please contact me directly

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Last week we stayed at the Blue Marlin after a very tiring week on safari in the Kruger. The refurbished rooms are excellent quality. The location is beautiful, high above the surfing beach. Loved the walks on the beach and just watching the sea. Fantastic staff and very good food. Scottsborough itself is a bit run down but we didn't...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynn Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay at the Blue Marlin, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully we will welcome you back in the near future.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 March 2017

From the moment we arrived, the service was exceptional. From the reception staff to the porters to the restaurant and bar staff, they truely make your stay a memorable one. Very helpful and they go that one step further for you. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I would most definitely go back again.

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sid Thanks for your lovely review of the Blue Marlin. We are pleased to know you had a great stay with us and hope you return soon.

UK
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Very comfortable recently refurbished rooms. Excellent choice of good quality food. Good choice of drinks and several different places to relax and enjoy the weather and the ocean views. Plenty of very helpful staff who always seemed to be there when needed. Most guests are elderly so not a good place for children although there is a children's play area....

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveller We appreciate your very positive comments about the Blue Marlin and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 8 March 2017

We have been holidaying at the Marlin for many years and are treated like one of the family there. The best holiday hotel in South Africa. The hotel has good food and is close to restaurants in town. The little town is quiet and perfect to get away and relax.

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jimmy Thanks for the great review. We are thrilled to konw you had a great stay and hope to welcome you back shortly.

Outer Hebrides
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stayed here for a week in February and had a wonderful holiday. Everyone is so friendly and helpful as always. Manager Malthee gets a special mention for making our stay so perfect. Hotel has made some changes and is lookin good. Renovations are ongoing and it's obvious that the intention is to continue improving. I don't normally like buffets but...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lulu We are indeed thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at the Blue Marlin and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Blue Marlin at Scottburgh was the first destination of a two destination Saga package. We stayed here for 2 weeks in February 2017, on an all-inclusive basis. The hotel sits on a slope and has great views of the sea and beach. Access to the beach is a short walk through a security gate and down a pathway, across...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Keith Thank you for your response and comments. We trust that you enjoyed your stay and perhaps you will return one day on another SAGA holiday.

Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

If looking to hear the ocean in your sleep, then this is the hotel for you. I loved the sound of the ocean which was a stone throw away. The activities and functions at the hotel were welcoming. The kids play area just perfect. The food and room service was tip top. Everything about it met my expectations. The only...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Molatelo Thanks for the thumbs up! We love your comments and hope to see you back again.

Basingstoke
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Once again we had a fantastic holiday at the BM. Everything just keeps getting better. There must be very few places in the world where you get such a friendly welcome by ALL the staff. Everyone from the management down to the room maids cannot be more attentive and helpful. The rooms are clean and comfortable with great views. You...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynda It's encouraging to know that we are consistant in meeting your expectations and we lok forward to your return.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Hotel

Address: 180 Scott Street | PO Box 24, Scottburgh 4180, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Scottburgh
Price Range: $127 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Marlin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Blue Marlin Hotel Scottburgh
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“My room had excellent sea views across the bay with large sliding windows, that when opened, brought the sea breeze right into the room.”
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“Rooms facing away from the pool area tended to be much quieter”
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“They are all lovely”
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“Superior room sea facing.”
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“Make sure you pay the very small supplement for a sea view with air conditioning.”
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