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    Blue Marlin Hotel

    180 Scott Street | PO Box 24, Scottburgh 4180, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 103
          US$ 71
          US$ 100
          US$ 71
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          Overview
          • Excellent35%
          • Very good41%
          • Average10%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible7%
          6 days ago
          “great value”
          1 week ago
          “Mothers Day Lunch”
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Laundry Service
          Babysitting
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 6 April 2017

          We went for our family holiday to The Blue Marlin Hotel from 4 March - 11 March 2017 - we were in rooms 145, 146 & 147 they are fantastic since the new renovations have been done with beautiful sea views which you can see...More

          Helpful?1  
          Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel

          Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for choosing to stay at the Blue Marlin and for the lovely ratings. We are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the near future.

          Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

          Spent a couple of nights in Blue Merlin, and it was not worth the price paid for, the room was small and needed serious renovation. A friend of mine also had some problem with his room reservation and they did not follow up on it....More

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          Response from P8806FXgm, Public Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel

          Dear Vanessa I am disappointed that you did not find the Blue Marlin to your satisfaction and offer sincere apologies. We are aware of the rooms you refer to and these will be renovated within this year.Should you wish to return, please contact me directly

          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          Last week we stayed at the Blue Marlin after a very tiring week on safari in the Kruger. The refurbished rooms are excellent quality. The location is beautiful, high above the surfing beach. Loved the walks on the beach and just watching the sea. Fantastic...More

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          Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel

          Dear Lynn Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay at the Blue Marlin, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully we will welcome you back in the near future.

          Reviewed 11 March 2017

          From the moment we arrived, the service was exceptional. From the reception staff to the porters to the restaurant and bar staff, they truely make your stay a memorable one. Very helpful and they go that one step further for you. The rooms were clean...More

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          Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel

          Dear Sid Thanks for your lovely review of the Blue Marlin. We are pleased to know you had a great stay with us and hope you return soon.

          Reviewed 9 March 2017

          Very comfortable recently refurbished rooms. Excellent choice of good quality food. Good choice of drinks and several different places to relax and enjoy the weather and the ocean views. Plenty of very helpful staff who always seemed to be there when needed. Most guests are...More

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          Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel

          Dear Traveller We appreciate your very positive comments about the Blue Marlin and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Spa
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 94 - US$ 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 120
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Scottburgh
          • Also Known As
          • Blue Marlin Hotel Scottburgh
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          Traveller (120)
          Room & Suite (27)
          Pool & Beach (22)
          Dining (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (86)
          Bathroom (3)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Halfpenn
          Are mosquitos a problem in March
          3 March 2017|
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          Response from Collin I | Reviewed this property |
          as long as there is no stagnant water in the vicinity , you wont have a problem. South Africa is also entering into autumn and it gets a bit nippy .Mosquitos dont thrive in the cold
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          70andstillgoing
          Are mosquitos a problem in November please?
          3 October 2016|
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          Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
          We didn't have a problem with them - especially in the rooms.
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          greatwhite_75
          Hi, What time do they serve breakfast please? If diving early would they provide a simple/early breakfast? Kind regards
          17 August 2016|
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          Response from RobandJanet | Reviewed this property |
          Hi there, yes the room we stayed in had a bar fridge and kettle :-)
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          "My room had excellent sea views across the bay with large sliding windows, that when opened, brought the sea..."
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          "Rooms facing away from the pool area tended to be much quieter"
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          "They are all lovely"
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          "Superior room sea facing."
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