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Capetown
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I recently stayed for business for the whole week, yes it is not a 3 star but the service is that of 5star hotel real hospitality indeed. I also saw Department of Home Affairs Officials I managed to interview some of them about the hotel and they said to me Tropicana was like their home far away from home. What...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2013

On a shoestring budget? The Tropicana is the only venue in Durban where you can get a good plate of food for under R30! Menu changes daily in the 'Clipper's Bar' and has tables both inside and out. I notice that there are many complaints about this hotel, and yes most are true unfortunately. However, the Clipper's Pub will always...

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Reviewed 8 January 2013

I stayed for 2nights after the new year 2013.at breakfast I was apalled by the rude remarks made by waiters on the morning of the 4th, they were vocal bout the age difference of sum couple it was none of their business and that does not do the business good i was absolutely in disgust by that behaviour of workers...

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Kuwait
Reviewed 22 July 2012

I recently stayed here for a conference in Durban. I wasn't looking for a budget hotel per se. But my per diem had been spent on my air fare since I was flying in from across the globe this time. So I opted to stay at a less expensive hotel. I wasn't expecting this to be a spectacular hotel by...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 4 July 2012

we stayed for only 2 days and was out to drakensberg tour for one day, but the hotel was ok.. location was good and we liked walking around the area in the pleasant evening weather.. there is a tour company outside the hotel which can arrange for airport pick/drop facility also.. breakfast has good options..

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3Thank himanshu9us
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Stayed here for three days. Noticed bites on the second day, by the third day my upper back and arms were covered in about 50 blistering bites. Complained at the front desk, and nothing was done. Arrived back in Cape Town and had to get pest control to clean my house as bed bugs had attached themselves to luggage whilst...

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4Thank purusha001
Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 7 June 2012

I stayed in the hotel for 10 days on a business trip as the company had chosen this hotel for us. The Hotel itself was clean and pretty good, although it was a little old and the facilities was not that much updated (non of our rooms had fridge!). the staff was friendly and polite and very helping. The house...

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1Thank sheghi
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2012

Hotel Tropicana – Durban, South Africa – Located right across from the beach, this older hotel has very spacious rooms, equipped with the usual fridge, two phones, two TVs and a shower and bathtub which are separate from each other. The breakfast was included and was magnificent. But the service was just so-so. The phone in our room did not...

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2Thank EEM88
Reviewed 4 April 2012

da dy we went 2 book we paid with a debit card nt wanting 2 use da credit card,they did nt hv da debit facility then da worst thing happened as we were frm da surroundings hoping 2 go n relax my 3yr old asked m mom wats dat thing on da fone?(room)as he has never seen 1 b4 when...

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4Thank Hellenkie
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 December 2011

I stayed in Tropicana Hotel in Durban on the 16th and checked out on the 18th. I booked for two nights but when I arrived there, I found that i was booked for three nights. I asked them to correct my booking to two night which was done. They deducted money for two nights on my debit card and I...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holiday Hotel in South Beach area, 10 minutes from city center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gooderson Tropicana Hotel

Address: 85 Marine Parade, Durban 4056, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: ₹ 5,281 - ₹ 48,736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gooderson Tropicana Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 168
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
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“Sea view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles johannieuwoudt08, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles foodie1814, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views are the beach front but prefer the south side as they are quieter and not as hot with still some view the beachfront.”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 975ntando, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Called room service to ask for something and i was told to come and collect it.apart from that I had the best Room ever the view was Amazing ”
 of 5 bubbles puledim2016, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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