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Blue Waters Hotel, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 327 7000
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stayed for 2 nights in a Superior room with a sea facing view. At £57 per night for a king sized bedroom for two persons the rate was very attractive. The room was spacious, clean and quiet (on the 14th floor) and the sea view was for sure impressive. The included breakfast was fantastic with a huge range of... More 

Thank Chrisgimson
Pretoria, South Africa
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

On a yearly basis, we celebrate our anniversary at the Blue Waters hotel. Over the past few years we experienced the upgrades of the hotel and still, we remained loyal guests. From entering the hotel, the very friendly staff at reception, housekeeping staff, parking attendants and the restaurant staff will make you feel at home. The hotel is always clean... More 

Thank Ockert M
Hong Kong, China
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698 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

2nd visit within 12 months and what a difference between the visits: the spread of food has almost disappeared! The main course was roasted pork ( very good ) + chicken curry and nothing else ( naturally there is pasta, rice veggie etc but no sea food etc ). The price remain unchanged and is cheap for visitors ( low... More 

Thank Ianfung
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The setting and ambiance at this venue is nice and has a very comfortable feeling. The dinner buffet was good with a nice variety of dishes. The waiters / waitresses were good and their service was excellent.

2 Thank 927sumeshr
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 25 December 2015

A Huge Compliment to The Chef the food was excellent in every way , well presented and very tasty. I stayed in the Hotel for 5 days I had breakfast,lunch,Dinner, and enjoyed you Buffet on Friday lunch.

Thank 403karen
Hong Kong, China
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698 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Always visit for dinner when I am in Durban. The quality is better than the Southern Sun's down the road. It is less crowded and variety of food is better ( superb Indian chicken curry ) and very good roasted chicken with stuffing. Superior QPR compare to competitor nearby.....

Thank Ianfung
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed one week in Ferbuary with our family. Had lagre family room with sea view and two bedrooms. Rooms are ok but unfortunately hotel was under construction. Bar serves drinks and pizza. Suncoast Casino is in a walking distance and there is plenty of restaurants. Taxi stand is in front of the hotel. Load shedding every day.

Thank Manfred M
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Poor parking facilities for a well known Hotel on the beach front. Hotel under renovation, needed more signage to assist people while this is happening. Like that the restaurant is pleasant, far from smoking areas.Liked the presentation and variety of food, good quality of food. waitpersons are kept busy the whole evening. Need more planning and organization to keep containers... More 

Thank LynCJ
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Hello! We recently stayed over at the blue waters in a sea-facing room. It is quite a good location in terms of options for entertainment, good breakfasts and fantastic views. However, i did rate it a little lower because of how noisy it gets. Depending on how close your room is to their busy lifts, you can just about hear... More 

Thank Naureen K
Pretoria, South Africa
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222 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2013

The staff is simply the best, the location excellent, the views amazing and the breakfast super. Will go back any time.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blue Waters Hotel, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 327 7000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?