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Balmoral Hotel

125 Marine Parade Drive, Marine Parade, Durban, South Africa 4056

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Mohammed R. Families with young children South Africa, December 20, 2015
Does not Deserve to be 4 star

Location is the this good about this hotel
Not a good experience. Parking is terrible Rooms are super tiny bathroom is very small. no towels for the beach no baby cot available
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Lorraine G. Couples South Africa, December 12, 2015

Breakfast/prompt check in
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Sinenhlalnhla M. Business travelers South Africa, December 9, 2015
Dated, musty and not a very friendly service.

Location and breakfast.
This hotel looks great on the outside and is perfectly located for leisure guests. Inside was a different matter, there is a musty smell and the décor makes the rooms to feel very small. The reception staff was friendly when I arrived but I had never been as disrespected as I was by the door men (security). I wanted to see the manager about cancelling the rest of my stay but was told that he cannot be reached and I just had to deal with it. I will not be going back there. For the same amount, in the same area I have stayed at larger, cleaner and modern hotels where the staff was always courteous.
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Tebogo M. Solo travelers South Africa, December 3, 2015
Balmoral is the way to go

Location, food,cleanliness
i had a great stay
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Rezwanul I. Couples Bangladesh, November 30, 2015
Durban trip balmoral

Location, food , staffs
It was nice and pleasant
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John S. Couples South Africa, November 2, 2015
Fare and Good Remarks

Perfect Location, Good and well trained staff, quick response when required
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Benedict M. Families with older children South Africa, October 31, 2015
Desperate convinience

Hotel Staff were great, located on the beach front, the breakfast was lovely
The Manager was creaming at his staff in front of us.The staff were always ready to assist us and ere pleasent. How ever the loud floors with some fault were a huge concern and ere a bit too loud for us at times one had a hard time sleeping. there was a funny smell in the room.the cleanliness well very questionable.
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Lee-Ann S. Families with young children South Africa, September 27, 2015
The best holiday

It was very good. The staff was very helpfull,polite and had good communication skills.The food was devine. The room was very neat and tidy and very clean
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Quintin P. Couples South Africa, September 27, 2015

Cleaning Staff
The toilet had a very strong 'chemical' smell. We complained at reception - they were very abrupt and said that they could not change our room, even when we offered to pay in the difference (if there was any) - we were told that room service would come have a look. Three hours later, the smell was now taking over the room also and no one had come to investigate the smell. Eventually (after I had called reception a few times) our room was changed. Room service was very efficient and we were very pleased with their approach and services.
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Patsy N. Couples South Africa, August 29, 2015
Bed and breakfast

we had two single beds for a couples room, this is not what was advertised when I booked it was really uncomfortable for a couple. I called to change the room and they told me that this is a standard room and didn't even bother to offer me a better room. I asked for ice to be sent to my room and never got it. The breakfast was good but there is not enough people to serve as we waited too long to get some eggs and eventually decided not to have eggs with our breakfast. I will not recommend or stay at this hotel again unless Iam very desperate. I do love your site and will definitely used it again.
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