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

£40+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 4,637 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.9
  • 7.9
  • 4.7
  • 3.5

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

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 4,637 reviews
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      7.5 "75% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% thought the service was very professional."
      7.5 "75% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      9.0 "90% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.8 "82% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.2 "For 58%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.5 "Bad amenities."
      3.3 "67% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.0 "90% complained about the elevator."
      4.2 "For 58%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      0.0 "100% thought the facilities needed updating."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the architecture."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the fitness area."
    • 2.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.3 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 2,086 reviews
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% thought the service was very professional."
      7.8 "78% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.1 "Hotel security was great, thought 71%."
    • 7.2 "Good location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 3.7 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.4 "For 56%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 2.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.1 "79% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.6 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 1,762 reviews
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.3 "Good service."
      8.1 "81% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% thought the service was very professional."
      7.5 "75% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Beds were acceptable for 67%."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      1.6 "84% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.8 "82% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.9 "For 61%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.1 "Terrible amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.9 "91% complained about the elevator."
      3.9 "For 61%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 2.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.9 "81% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.0 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    6.5 Good
    Based on 46 reviews
    • 9.0 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 741 reviews
    • 8.7 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% thought the service was very professional."
      7.7 "77% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.8 "82% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.3 "Bad amenities."
      3.1 "69% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.8 "92% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
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    "Friendly service"
    "Great view"
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