Balmoral Hotel - Durban

125 O R Tambo Parade, Durban, South Africa, 4000  show map
 4 stars
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Balmoral Hotel - Durban

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet 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 4-star Balmoral Hotel lies within 1.6 km from Kings Park Athletics Stadium, uShaka Marine World and Moses Mabhida Stadium. The comfortable hotel is a good example of colonial architecture in Durban.

Balmoral Hotel is based next to the golden beach. The city center lies within 2 km from the venue.

This hotel is set in a beach area next to convention centers and exhibition centers.

Balmoral Hotel is within a 30-minute drive to Durban International airport.

Rooms

It offers non-smoking rooms equipped with a refrigerator, individual climate control, TV with satellite channels, a laptop safe and ironing facilities and kitchens with coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle. The guestrooms look out on the ocean. The hotel rooms come with carpet floor and wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is served every morning.

Services

Guests can rent cars at the hotel. Self parking and babysitting are available for a surcharge.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   95.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid 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
  • Valet parking
  • 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

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • 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

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

125 O R Tambo Parade, 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

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Executive Family Room
Size: 485 sq. feet
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    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
    Size: 195 sq. feet
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      Standard Studio
      Bed type: Double bed
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        Superior Single Room
        Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
        Size: 195 sq. feet
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          Executive Room
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          How to reach hotel

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          Hotel Address:

          125 O R Tambo Parade, 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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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          Popular areas

          • Marine Parade - 400 ft
          • City Center - 3700 ft

          Convention centers

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Beach Hurst - 2700 ft
          • Mini Town Snell Parade - 4000 ft
          • Durban Botanic Gardens - 2.0 mi
          • Durban Campus - 2.9 mi
          • Entembeni Hospital - 3.0 mi

          Stadiums

          • Kingsmead Cricket Stadium - 4000 ft
          • Greyville Race Course - 1.4 mi
          • Moses Mabhida Stadium - 1.7 mi
          • Kings Park Athletics Stadium - 1.9 mi
          • Absa Stadium - 2.1 mi
          • Kings Park Stadium - 2.1 mi

          Parks

          • Wavehouse Gateway - 1.3 mi

          Golf courses and Country clubs

          • Durban Country Club - 1.9 mi

          Public parking

          Local attractions

          • Gateway Theater of Shopping - 9.1 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

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            City Lodge Durban
            3 stars
            0.7 km
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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
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            125 O R Tambo Parade, 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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