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Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is one of the best places in Durban. We were looking for a place with secure parking, near the beach, especially next to Ushaka Marine World. This place has great rooms for families or couples. I highly recommend it for anyone thinking of family holidays in Durban. Its location is perfect. The problem was that I could only access...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Dear Lebohang Thank you for your wonderful review. 10SOUTH indeed is the place to be. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future, don’t forget to like us on face book page, we would like to keep in touch with you. We have attended to the Wii Fi problem, it now up and running on the floors,...

Reviewed 6 September 2016

Durban Sands has been there for quite a number of years, and given the amount of traffic that frequents this establishment - one would expect it to be a little tired by now. Well, it is now called 10 South - and the team has done a tremendous job in keeping this place up to date and modern. The check...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Dear Santosh P We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at 10SOUTH and highly appreciate your positive contribution. Please next time you visit our resort don’t hesitate to come meet us for a cup of coffee. Once again thank you, I will share the good news with my staff. Kind regards, Ian Moyo

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Our family stay was like him away from home. With Tandeka our helper always there for us. Ushaka marine and travelling around Durban was like woouw. Cant wait to book two full weeks again. Kids enjoyed every moment.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Good day Mbiyo We are very delighted and appreciate your positive review, (10SOUTH IS YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME). We look forward to welcoming you back home on your next visit. Once again thank you and I will also share positive news with Thandeka. Kind Regards Ian Moyo

Zurich
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The (one-bedroom) apartment we had was spacious, and well-cleaned every day. We had a great view of the beach from our balcony. The location was so-so: on the edge of the great waterfront, but also on the edge of a seedy neighborhood that one cab driver called a 'red-light district.' Service, unfortunately, was poor: wifi never worked in our room,...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the positive comments that I will pass on to housekeeping. Thanks, too, for bringing the extra night and receipt matter to my attention, we apologise for any inconvenience caused during your stay with us. We will address all matters with staff concerned and want to assure you that this matter will be thoroughly dealt...

Windhoek
Reviewed 29 July 2016

It is a decent place with large self-catering rooms. Great views and only a stone's throw from the beach. The night reception is not very effective or friendly on weekends. Internet doesnt work in rooms. I recommend it for families on holiday.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your views with us, your positive response is highly appreciated and we valued all your comments. The technical problem with our Wi-Fi has been resolved and it is now in working order. We apologise that you couldn’t access it while you were staying with us. Once again Thank you. Regards Ian Moyo

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The place is such a beautiful place to be but they cannot discipline guests who are making noise we had to call reception the whole night about the noise but the only response was we apologize. They couldn't discipline the school kids so for me there is no peace of mind cause you come here to relax but no you...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Good day Tshidilepza Thank you for sharing your views with us. I understand that you were disappointed with the noisy guests (Kids). The kids were booked for one night only, I apologise as kids can be very excited about their first time in a hotel. I wish you had brought the matter to my attention the following day as my...

Delhi, Louisiana
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I went there not knowing what to expect. But had a beautiful apartment, sea view from every room and very reasonably priced. People said it was not a good locality but we were fine. 3 mins walk from the beach. The security at the hotel was good. The staff were kind and pleasant. The only draw back was the lack...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are delighted with the positive comments about your visit and I have passed your kind comments on to the staff. Please note that the Wi –Fi was temporarily off due to repairs but we have now fixed it and all is in working order. We looking forward to welcoming you back to our...

Midrand, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The staff were friendly, but not very efficient during check in. Under cover parking is available in the building at an additional fee, which is only serviced by one of the two elevators. The service elevator was out of order so the cleaning staff used the two guest elevators which caused long delays to go up or down as I...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Good day Naas Thank so much for positive contribution, we have taken note of your concern and it will be discussed in our UIP meeting. (URBAN IMPROVEMENTS PRECINCTS responsible for controlling the area, they also work with all local municipality departments and tourism department to address all tourism complaints.) Once again, thank you, we hope to see you soon on...

Randfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The reception staff was very helpfull and received us friendly and helped us very kindly to check in. The resort is a very nice place and the rooms is also very well equipped. We enjoyed our stay there.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Good day Hymiem We are very pleased and humbled by your positive review about your stay with us and I have passed your comments on to the staff. We hope to exceed your expectation on your next visit, too, which will hopefully be soon! Kind Regards Ian Moyo

Reviewed 4 July 2016

I got there after dark I didn't feel safe at all dont stay there if you are traveling alone. I left to find another hotel but they were all fully booked. even if I wanted another room they don't give refunds and one of the attendants was rude.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at 10 South / Durban Sands, responded to this review

Good day Freda Thank you for the opportunity to respond to this matter. The first impression outside the Resort is very difficult to comment on as this was your first time on this side of town and am sorry you felt insecure as we have 24/7 security. The resort is located in a busy south beach area but we offer...

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Located in the heart of all the action, 10 South is your gateway to the holiday hub of Durban. 10 South is perfect for a fun-filled holiday that the whole family will love. The beach is close by and the onsite pool provides relief from the summer heat.Nearby, restaurants, beaches and shops will delight, while further afield you will find malls, cinemas, golf courses, an animal farm, natural attractions and SunCoast Casino. 10 South has all you need for a self-catering holiday with a fully equipped kitchen, spacious lounge and daily cleaning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 10 South / Durban Sands

Address: 10 Gillespie Street, Durban 4001, South Africa (Formerly Durban Sands)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Hotel Class:3 star — 10 South / Durban Sands 3*
Number of rooms: 59
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“The view from the 5th floor were excellent”
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