Balmoral Hotel - Durban

125 Marine Parade, Beach Road, Durban, South Africa, 4000  show map
 4 stars
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Balmoral Hotel - Durban

Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The comfortable 4-star Balmoral Hotel is set in the business district of Durban. Behind the colonial facade of Balmoral Hotel lies Colonial interior.

This hotel is ideally located in a beach area, 2.3 km from Greyville Race Course. Guests can get to Durban city center, which is 2 km away.

Aside from using a business centre, a conference room and a photocopier on-site, guests can take advantage of exhibition centers and convention centers nearby.

The property enjoys prime location within a 35-minute drive to Durban International airport.

Rooms

Guests are offered 95 designer rooms featuring free wireless internet, TV with satellite channels, a laptop safe, a refrigerator and an iron with ironing board. The rooms look on to the sea. The hotel rooms come with carpet floor and wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with buffet breakfast served at the terrace.

Services

Such facilities as currency exchange, a safe deposit box and parking are available on-site. At an additional cost self parking and babysitting are offered.

Relax

Leisure facilities in Balmoral Hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, a library and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Number of rooms:   95.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Beach access
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
One child
3 - 12 years
Extra bed FREE
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

125 Marine Parade, Beach Road, Durban, South Africa, 4000

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City Center
  • Durban
    4000 ft
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    95

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Rooms and availability

Executive Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Standard Double Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

DOUBLE STANDARD

Standard Studio
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Superior Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

DOUBLE SUPERIOR SEA VIEW

Executive Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Room, Sea Facing

Balmoral Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Popular areas

  • Marine Parade400 ft
  • City Center3700 ft

Convention centers

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Beach Hurst2700 ft
  • Mini Town Snell Parade4000 ft
  • Durban Botanic Gardens2.0 mi
  • Durban Campus2.9 mi
  • Entembeni Hospital3.0 mi

Stadiums

  • Kingsmead Cricket Stadium4000 ft
  • Greyville Race Course1.4 mi
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium1.7 mi
  • Kings Park Athletics Stadium1.9 mi
  • Absa Stadium2.1 mi
  • Kings Park Stadium2.1 mi

Parks

  • Wavehouse Gateway1.3 mi

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Durban Country Club1.9 mi

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Gateway Theater of Shopping9.1 mi
    No. 1 Palm Boulevard Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, Umhlanga Rocks
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      95

    Hotel Awards

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    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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    Balmoral Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Balmoral

    Average guest rating

    6.4out of 10
    Good
    Based on 34 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    8.4
    Rooms
    7.0
    Service
    7.8
    Value
    7.4
    Dining
    8.0

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      5.8

      Accessubility from Durban when you do not have transport.

      I did not like the noise made by occupants upstairs walking on the wooden flooring when you are on th gfirst floor. It woke me up earlier than I planned

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      quick overnight stay. loved antique furnishings. staff - friendly, polite,efficient. we went on maintenance day, but still very impressed.

      all perfect

    • Single
      4.2

      The location is quite good - despite the fact that while I was there, there was a lot of pre-World Cup works going on outside the hotel.

      I wish I'd taken more notice of previous bad reports of the Balmoral. I travel often for work and so stay in many hotels but I've seldom come across such a bad place with many rude and incompetent staff. The water in the bathroom runs brown, the internet doesn't work, the heated breakfast is cold, the parking area is small and so you aren't guaranteed to park onsite (despite paying extra for it) and did I mention the rude staff....?!? I certainly won't go back to the Balmoral on my next visit to Durban.

    • Family with children
      8.2

      conveniently located with easy access to the beach and shopping centers

      it would be ideal to have avariety of menue for the breakfast

    • Single
      7.4

      Check in was prompt and efficient - staff were friendly - facilities were adequate.

    • Single
      9.2

      i liked the look of the hotel. it has an old fashion look

      the rooms arent completly sound proof, i could hear people from the street screaming etc

    • Single
      3.8

      Leaving it it was not so much the hotel as its location and Durban is unsafe for Habitation

      The food was terrible

    • Family with children
      3.8

      the rooms where dirty linen was stained lift did not work properly no parking and the list can go on

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      the friendly smiles of all the staff and the food

      the poor condition of the lift

    • Single
      7.4

      Great location, great views.

      Wireless Internet never worked anywhere in the hotel. It was a big set back for me! I was counting on it to do work from my computer and just couldn'T. My feeling was that it never works, it seems that it is something that they advertise, they even give yoou a password, but it seems it being out f work is just a fait acomplit!They would let me use an internet access to check email, but this was inside the private office of the hotel reception there wasn't even a space and a computer for the guests. Unacceptable!

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      Its a antique hotel.ask for a corner room they are bigger.

      There Is limited parking. We paid 40 rand a night and there was only like 10 spaces available. We than had to park at a parking lot down the road which the hotel does settle on your behalf at 25 rand.therefore cheaper to not take parking from hotel and park in parking lot.

    • Family with children
      9.2

      The room was very neat and spacious,and the view was excellent,staff very helpful and friendly.

      The breakfeast menu was very limited.more items should be added to the menu.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      My first night. No coke zero, no still mineral water. The next morning, had to call twice for a iron. Waited more than an hour. Still no mineral water.The next day, still no mineral water. Or coke zero. At the dinner table I ordered a bottle of nederburg rose. Guess what? No nederburg rose!!! And so I can continue! The pathetic excuse from a mr Jivaa was that its Easter weekend and they ran out of stock ! out of stock on the beginning of Easter weekend? Now for the best. They dont keep planty stock of wine because its actualy a Muslim hotel!!! Mr Jivaa I might be Afrikaans and you might think you can bulshit other people , but that is a slap in the face of Muslimhism. If so were the little bowl to wash hands? Where the compartments to cover a table were a woman have to open her face to eat? Ext.......4 Star hotel? Not even 1star

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      If you have to be in the city centre of Durban, then this hotel is an ideal choice. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms (with a sea-view) are spacious and elegant. There is a splenid terrace overlooking the beach and Marine Parade. The only drawback is the air of seedy dereliction that characterises the downtown CBD, and begins one or two blocks back from the coast.

    • Family with children
      7.0

      the location was perfect for the needs that we had - the facilities could have been better though.

      Not really - but the facilities could be better

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Balmoral Hotel - Durban Durban location
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    Hotel Address:

    125 Marine Parade, Beach Road, Durban, South Africa, 4000

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Durban
      4000 ft
    Airports
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      95

    Hotel Awards

    South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDurbanBalmoral

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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