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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warm welcome at reception and wonderful stay .Rooms very neat and spacious. Breakfast ooh divine. We did enjoy our stay . The place is so conducive I can recommend to relatives and friends to come over. We are going to come back for our next visit.

1Thank Sphindile Cynth... X
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I visited the place last week, very old place and everything else old that includes your Ironing board,hairdryer,irons plugs that where not working,my phone charging point got burnt and the hotel manager said they had thousands of guests that came to visit their place but had never had those problems. Served the same thing for breakfast for...

1Thank Precious N
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stayed at the Balmoral for one night during a guided SA tour. It is not my taste and I guess I would have not chosen this hotel if we were on our own but it was pre-booked. The hotel is located at the waterfront but they told us that we should not walk around after sunset. There were some pretty...

Thank HillaryTour
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Lovely old-world style hotel, renovated but keeping the charm of years gone by. Made a welcome change from the standard format of most other hotels in the surroundings. Our room was well-appointed, the bathroom spacious enough (no plumbing noises to be heard from the other rooms). There is a nice terrace on which to have sundowners on balmy evenings, or...

Thank DanielleEA
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stayed at this hotel for three nights and did not have one peaceful night's sleep. We slept in three different rooms during our stay there in order to get away from excessive noise in the hotel itself. The hotel thought it a good idea to book an entire school soccer team in the hotel. The boys were noisy and...

Thank Marianka E
Ladysmith, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A warm welcome by the reception , the securities patrolling at the entrance , delicious breakfast ,room service well manned . sea view . close to shopping places , I am coming soon for a second visit .

1Thank XOLANI79
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is a mediocre hotel. The room itself is big while the bathroom is very small. You can't hide that the rooms are old and they need to be refurbished. Broken electrical wires can been seen several places. The breakfast was fine. The Internet connection is BAD and if you are lucky to get connected, it is weary slow. Mediocre.

Thank Bendic O
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was mugged by 3 knife wielding thugs a few meters in from the corner of the Hotel - probably no more than about 20 m from the front entrance. This took place at approx 7 pm on Sat 25 June. My phone was stolen. There was only one guard outside the hotel who claimed not to see the incident....

3Thank Howard V
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I recently stayed at the Balmoral Hotel whilst attending the Indaba Trade Show. The hotel is indeed a Grand old lady. The hotel could do with a soft refurbishment and make it more current in todays ever changing accommodation environment. The hotel has a lovely terraced restaurant with good service and food. On site parking is a problem with us...

Thank Carl H
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Balmoral Hotel is one of the older, but charming seafacing hotels in Durban. The friendly staff welcomes you at reception and in the restaurant. The seafacing rooms are spacious and clean. The breakfast buffet in the morning offers for every appetite somethings from cereal to cheese and eggs of your choice. The coffee to my taste as a coffee lover...

Thank Michael F

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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Balmoral Hotel

Address: 125 Marine Parade, Beach Road, Durban, 4001, Durban 4000, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: ₹ 4,359 - ₹ 9,331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balmoral Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Balmoral Hotel Durban
Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in Durban
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Sea-facing room of course”
 of 5 bubbles DanielleEA, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I like the south side rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles XOLANI79, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 40carlh, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor with view on the beach area”
 of 5 bubbles simonnel803, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“chose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Cricketman_10, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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