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The Blue Waters Hotel
Top City Hotel

175 Snell Parade, 4001 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 313 277 000

€45+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
based on 4,899 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.8
  • 7.8
  • 5.0
  • 3.2

Good to know

  • Friendly service
  • Great view

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    About

    The Blue Waters Hotel is a great choice for your beach stay in Durban, putting you near activities like surfing/boogie boarding. The indoor pool provides fun for everyone, and guests can also take advantage of a sauna. Offering ocean views, Versailles Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are other highlights, and rooms offer flat-screen TVs and refrigerators.

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    AMENITIES

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Casino
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Night club
    • Safe
    • Playground
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Tennis
    • Coffee shop
    • Airport shuttle
    • Laundry facilities
    • Indoor pool
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Sauna
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Wedding services
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 4,899 reviews
    • 8.8 "Breakfast is good."
      7.9 "79% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% thought the service was very professional."
      8.1 "81% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.9 "Hotel security was great, thought 79%."
      9.0 "90% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 7.8 "Good location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.4 "84% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.3 "83% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.7 "Beds were acceptable for 67%."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.3 "Unclean dining area, according to 77%."
    • 3.2 "Terrible amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.7 "93% complained about the elevator."
      0.0 "100% thought the facilities needed updating."
      2.0 "80% didn't like the architecture."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.4 "76% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.7 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 2,204 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "83% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      8.1 "Hotel security was great, thought 81%."
    • 7.5 "Good location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 5.0 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 3.5 "Bad amenities."
      3.4 "66% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 3.0 "Horrible pool."
    • 2.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.3 "77% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 1,861 reviews
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.5 "85% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "82% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.7 "Hotel security was great, thought 77%."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Beds were acceptable for 67%."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      1.5 "85% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.2 "78% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.9 "Terrible amenities."
      2.8 "72% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.7 "93% complained about the elevator."
      4.9 "For 51%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 2.4 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    based on 97 reviews
    • 9.7 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.0 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.8 "Tasty food."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.0 "Average comfort."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 734 reviews
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
    • 3.2 "Terrible amenities."
      2.9 "71% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.6 "94% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.1 "79% said the wifi quality was bad."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Great view"
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