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Gooderson Beach Hotel

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The Gooderson Beach Hotel is located right on the city's beachfront promenade, within walking distance of Durban's city centre. The hotel is also close to Durban's main tourist attractions, business district, shopping centres, restaurants and entertainment venues which makes it the perfect choice for both business and leisure travelers.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free Internet
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
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I attended celebration on the 12 January 2019 and I checked in on 11 January and the hotel was extremely full but I have enjoyed the stay. Beds were in good condition. Air condition was perfect becasue it was very hot that weekend
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Firstly we had to park elsewhere as the parking is full, long weekend. Cold water tap doesn't work, cockroaches in the room. Window doesn't close properly, neither does the room phone. Wifi doesn't work, stuffy smell in the cupboards. I hope you take these reviews seriously
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It's not a 5 star hotel but the people are kind and the services are good. Besides small issues in their rooms , like A/C, WiFi (poor connection ) and Some channels scrambled the Breakfast is wonderful and free You can eat as much as you want , the view to the sea is
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Remember going to your grandmother’s home and seeing her old encyclopedias? Now, remember opening them up and the musty, moldy smell that permeated throughout the room? That is what this room felt like and smelt like. Good: - On beachfront - Spacious Room - Good Bed - Decent
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We stayed there for 6 days and it was not a pleasant experience at all. Things that worked well: - great location, right on the beach front and it’s easy to access the beach front even in the night - good breakfast and lovely team - good room cleaning service - spacious rooms
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Response from Petra P, General Manager at Gooderson Beach Hotel
Responded 29 Nov 2017
Thank you most sincerely for bringing your concerns to our attention and my sincerest apologies for any inconvenience that was caused to you. Any criticism, albeit negative, is taken very seriously in our constant endeavour to make our Guest’s experience at Beach Hotel more pleasurable. Please be advised that all the issues you raised in your email will be investigated and will most certainly be dealt with at the highest level. Feedback like this is very valuable to us and I will definitely be using your feedback as a tool to help improve in certain areas. I am very proud of our resort, the facilities that it has to offer and the service we deliver, hence I am deeply disappointed and saddened that we at Beach Hotel did not meet your expectations. Please be assured that your concerns have not fallen on deaf ears and I will personally make sure our shortfalls are rectified.
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July sunrise
Twin bed room
Great views and location
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Self Catering Room
Dawn over the Indian Ocean
"Accessible and its a walking distance to the sea. Good for family"
"Good sea view but that's it"
"The Sea View was beautiful"
"If you really must go durban, book the four five stars hotels"
"Top floor rooms have less noise."
US$ 49 - US$ 101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
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