The Blue Waters Hotel

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On the beach
Indoor pool, outdoor pool
Indoor pool, outdoor pool
Flat-screen TV

Overview of The Blue Waters Hotel

The Blue Waters Hotel

4.0 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
175 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDurban Beach5 min walk
  • Popular LocationGolden Mile8 min walk
  • Popular LocationMoses Mabhida Stadium20 min walk
  • AirportDurban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.)25 min drive

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About this area

Durban

Located on the beach, The Blue Waters Hotel is in Durban Beachfront, a neighborhood in Durban. UShaka Marine World and Mini Town are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Florida Road and Workshop Mall. Durban Funworld and Durban City Hall are also worth visiting. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as surfing/boogie boarding and other activities like golfing.

What's nearby

  • Durban Beach - 5 min walk
  • Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World - 5 min walk
  • Battery Beach - 8 min walk
  • Golden Mile - 8 min walk
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • Versailles Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Blue Dolphin Bar — 1 min walk
  • Jiran — 2 min walk
  • Neo Cafe — 4 min walk
  • Havana — 6 min walk

About this property

The Blue Waters Hotel

4-star beach hotel with a conference center
Guests of this beach hotel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a sauna or a playground. All 262 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find room service, hair dryers, and safes.
The Blue Waters Hotel offers 262 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (ZAR 95 per night)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite parking options include a garage

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 250.0

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: ZAR 95 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts major credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Up to 1 extra bed is available only for guests under 15 years old.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

Blue Waters Durban
Blue Waters Hotel
Blue Waters Hotel Durban
Hotel Blue Waters
The Blue Waters Hotel Hotel
The Blue Waters Hotel Durban
The Blue Waters Hotel Hotel Durban

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 241 out of 745 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 304 out of 745 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 132 out of 745 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 36 out of 745 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 32 out of 745 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Blue waters
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021