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4.0 out of 5

"Friendly staff, good room and great breakfast. Worth staying at if you've got a couple of days in Durban " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 20 Nov 2016

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Hotel Description

At The Blue Waters Hotel you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Durban Beach and Golden Mile. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and an indoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 262 rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Hair dryers, phones, and desks are also available.

The restaurant, Versailles Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Blue Dolphin Bar is the hotel's own cocktail bar. Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the onsite sauna. A conference center and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Durban Beachfront hotel, attractions include Moses Mabhida Stadium and Durban International Convention Centre.

Deluxe

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$55* Per night/room 6 Dec. - 7 Dec.

Deluxe Family Room – North Sea Facing

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe (Deluxe Sea Facing King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe, Sea View (Deluxe Executive Family Suite)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Quadruple Room – Sea Facing

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe (Deluxe North Sea-facing King)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Blue Waters Hotel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The Blue Waters Hotel

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5

Good stopover hotel

Pros: Good location
Friendly staff, good room and great breakfast. Worth staying at if you've got a couple of days in Durban

Posted by , from Australia on 20 Nov. 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Dec. 2016 by jamie lea walker, Assistant Guest Services Manager

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to Blue Waters Hotel again in the near future. Yours in hospitality, Jamie lea walker, Assistant Guest Services Manager.

Property Features

The Blue Waters Hotel offers its guests an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly The Blue Waters Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Durban hotel is smoke free.

  • 262 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) (33.1 km / 20.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Blue Waters Hotel offers 262 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. This Durban hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Versailles Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Blue Dolphin Bar - This cocktail bar is located on the beach.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 250.0.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Up to 1 extra bed is available only for guests under 15 years old.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: ZAR 95 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Blue Waters Durban
  • Blue Waters Hotel
  • Blue Waters Hotel Durban
  • Hotel Blue Waters
  • The Blue Waters Hotel Hotel
  • The Blue Waters Hotel Durban
  • The Blue Waters Hotel Hotel Durban

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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