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Blue Marlin Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pool bar”(11 reviews)
“dining room”(10 reviews)
“reception staff”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few days of our honeymoon at the Blue Marlin. We enjoyed our stay. Room was clean and room service was prompt. Did not enjoy the buffet though. I recommend going to Mozambik or C Breeze within a five minute drive from the...More

1  Thank Natasha S
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Natasha Thank you for your review of the Blue Marlin, We are disappointed with your comment about not enjoying the buffet, but as your review is for your stay in April 2017 I am confident that the buffet has improved since then. We hope...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Terrible stay , terrible room . Prize was for superior room however I was given a room.belOW reception level no view , dirty sheets , dust on frames absolutely not.impressed won a 2 night stay but checked out after first nightMore

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Thank nadiafyzoo
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Nadia Your comments are in dispute. We have investigated your allegations and find the room you stayed in a Superior room in very good condition with none of your complaints being evident at all. . Had you asked the Restaurant staff whether they could...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food, especially the breakfast and evening buffet, was exceptionally good. Lovely atmosphere and staff very helpful. A superb place to stay for a sea holiday, comfortably close to the beach. Highly suitable for older people as well. Admin at reception was unfortunately not well...More

Thank marykeherbst
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Maryke Many thanks for the lovely review on the Blue Marlin, i am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and trust you will return in the near future.

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Overall, pleased with the resort and improvements made. Meals priced too high in comparison to other restaurants. Rooms should be equipped with a small bar fridge and couch instead of the wooden chairs.More

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1  Thank mahendra825
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Mahendra Thanks for taking the time to put on on facebook with your rating on your recent stay. We are pleased to advise that the bedroom refurbs are well on track for completion and these will include bar fridges as we have in our...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Another fantastic holiday at the superb Blue Marlin. This is my umpteenth return and I have no complaints at all. The food is excellent, tastefully presented by the Head chef and his team, and the quality of meats provided could not be improved. Very comfortable...More

Thank westmorlandtravel
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Guests Many thanks for the great review on your stay at the Blue Marlin, we are delighted at your comments and hope to welcome you back on your next visit in the future.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$105 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Suites
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Suites
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turleybill
4 November 2017|
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Response from 297Philip | Property representative |
Hi. Being a relaxed leisure hotel, the dress code for mealtimes is very casual. Provided you have at least slops or sandals and a shirt you’ll be accepted. Good swimming beach, shark nets in place and life guards. Good... More
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Halfpenn
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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Bridget C
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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"Sheets should be cleaned , and dust from frames removed , also fridge should be cleaned and working , pillow..."
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"Ensure that you book with the Hotel directly. Third parties (found on internet) are cumbersome and not..."
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"Card system for the door locks would be nice. Old furniture, still good but could do with some paint in..."
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"Ground floor good"
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