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The Balmoral Hotel

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The Balmoral hotel is centrally located on Durban’s Golden Mile with the sun kissed beach on our doorstep. The hotel is a short walk away from the shopping and business district, the International Convention Centre and the uShaka Marine World which features the largest Dolphinarium in Africa. The hotel features an old-world charm as it was originally a colonial homestead. The original facade has been retained as well as many of the original furnishings. To meet the needs of the modern traveller, it has been completely refurbished with all the latest amenities yet retaining its unique charm. Whether you are in Durban for pleasure or business, certainly the best of both worlds can be found at The Balmoral hotel. Various sporting activities are on offer near including golf, squash, gymnasium, surfing, angling, sailing, scuba diving, bowling, body boarding, Transportation Metered Taxi from Durban International Airport Hotel Shuttle from Durban International Airport. (Book in advance)
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Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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108Photos
2Q+A
29Room tips
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It is an old hotel with charm and character. it has that touch of vintage Small rooms Small Bathrooms Beds not big enough for two people Great views, is at the beach (south beach) Affortable Breakfast is overcharged Friendly staff and helpful
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We stayed one night at the Balmoral to go see Disney on Ice. We had a warm reception only to be told that there is no secure parking in the very small courtyard. They wanted to drive our vehicle to a parkade a few blocks away but we bit the bullet and left our car on the
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The 4 rooms that were shown to us was filthy , stuffy and smelt terrible , mirrors uncleaned , full of finger marks etc,The stairway leading upstairs dirty , revolving doors at entrance very dirty also full of landmarks . Entrance reeked of urine and yes , I understand it was
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The location is great however room service was slow, staff never greeted us whenever we crossed paths during the 4 nights we were there and they never helped us with our bags when we arrived even though it was apparent that we were struggling (they just stared 😕)
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And thats why it was ok. Reminds me of really old fashioned Hotels in venice or London, Not my Taste. It was pretty warm and Noisy, The Food was alright. Sitting on The porch does make you feel Privileged though, watching all The (Mostly poor) People Passing By...
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Curtains are different lenghts...seriously..from a 4 star hotel
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Any one have Balmoral Hotel e mail adress please
How to email hotel,to ask for sea facing / view on upper floor.
"sea view rooms are greats"
"You might not have secure parking"
"No good rooms that i seen"
"Must have sea view"
"The family rooms on the second floor have great views and are spacious but view partially is blocked by an ugly bus stand"
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PRICE RANGE
US$53 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
balmoral hotel durban
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
95
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