The Blue Waters Hotel

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Beach
Rooftop pool
Indoor pool
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Overview of The Blue Waters Hotel

The Blue Waters Hotel

4.0 star property
Beachfront hotel in Durban Beachfront with outdoor pool and restaurant

7.8/10 Good

786 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
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175 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool and outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Self parking
  • Room service
  • Babysitting
  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Durban Beachfront
  • Durban Beach - 1 min drive
  • UShaka Marine World - 9 min drive
  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 8 min drive

Getting around

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

About this property

The Blue Waters Hotel

The Blue Waters Hotel is a great choice for your beach stay in Durban, putting you near activities like surfing/body boarding. The outdoor pool and indoor pool provide plenty of fun, and guests can also take advantage of a sauna. Offering ocean views, Versailles Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This upscale hotel also features a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a terrace. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and beach location.

Languages

English

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
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 262 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (ZAR 95 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite garage

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • An indoor pool
  • Sauna

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Dining

Versailles Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Blue Dolphin Bar - This cocktail bar is located on the beach.

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 275.0 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds

Parking

  • Self parking costs ZAR 95 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Up to 1 extra bed is available only for guests under 15 years old.

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

7.8

Good

8.2/10

Cleanliness

8.0/10

Staff & service

7.7/10

Amenities

7.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.8/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Brian, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kyle, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sheila, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Very good accommodation and the view was excellent
Thulani, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ian, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Thomas, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Malcolm, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very Good

Ronnie, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Malenhle, 1-night trip
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