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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

we were totally disgusted how unorganised the hotel was. The lifts werent working and they double booked hotel rooms. A huge group of people came in on Sunday and they were sitting all over the hotel foyer, dining area and coffee area with their blankets and suit cases. The lifts we wunable to access due to the amount of people...

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel overlooks the Fun Fair and is close to the beach, restaurants and Ushaka Marine World. The revamped rooms are spacious with tea/coffee-making facilities and a bar fridge. The bath tub has been replaced with a large shower. The rooms are cleaned daily and fresh towels are provided. A small table and an extra chair will complete the room...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had a great holiday once again and thanks to the wonderful and thoughtful staff @ garden court marine parade, even though we were early they managed to check us in before check in time, the foods was out of this world. we love this place and definitely we coming back next year. thank you team garden court. what a...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The blankets were not smelling nice in the first sleep night. The cleaners need to change the bedding every time for the next visitor. The breakfast was fine, but the bathroom was not thoroughly cleaned.

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Queenstown, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very professional team of employees in that hotel, every department. We really enjoyed our stay and wish it was longer. It was a short stay for the kids and there is no doubt, we will co back before schools re-open.

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Mauritius
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

nice view.opt for the sea view. really nice staff.clean room and amenities are good. just be careful on the seafront walk after 6pm. hotel has everything you need. no noise. food is average though. but lots of restaurants around

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I enjoyed everyday of my stay in this hotel. The rooms are very well taken care of. Windows and floors done on daily basis. Some ladies among the assisting staff can do with a bit of smile, it makes one feel at home and even more free. I do not take alcohol but the warmth of the bar staff Is...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated in one of the most beautiful areas in Durban and is in the heart of the Marine parade... It has everything you need within walking distance and the hotel amenities are lovely. The view from the roof top pool is amazing! A whole range of restaurants situated nearby..

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was not up to scratch.Ineptitude of staff was shocking, let alone of the manager on duty who was just absent or not willing to attend to the request for assistance. The procedure for ordering dinner was rather poor.

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Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Zamokwakhek, Thank you for sharing your feedback which we have noted with concern. We shall review this and ensure that we adress this with the team as we do believe in delivering exceptional service at all times - kindly do accept our apology for this particular stay and be assured of improvements. Kind Regards John Aritho

Johhannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well places and is very clean. The Hotel has been renovated and the rooms are magnificent. The beds are comfortable. It is a home away from home kind of a setup. I will truly recommend this hotel to my friends and colleagues.

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Aritho, General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, We really do thank you for your wonderful write up and commendation. The refurbishment was a great success and you are right - the rooms are spacious, fresh and clean. We do hope that we shall see you back sometimes soon again. Kind Regards John Aritho

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Garden Court hotel is situated on Durban’s world-famous Golden Mile. Offering sun-drenched beaches, guests are offered comfort, hospitality and that little something extra. This hotel is at the centre of Durban’s beachfront and offers attention to detail without compromising on the good value that characterises the Garden Court brand. It is the perfect alternative for visitors to this fun seaside city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Court Marine Parade

Address: 167 Marine Terminal Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: £74 - £106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Court Marine Parade 3*
Number of rooms: 351
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“the higher rooms have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles 1983arthur, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Yusuf_H_786, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good view of the ocean and beach”
 of 5 bubbles muengedzir, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sea facing ( EAST) Sun rise in your room.”
 of 5 bubbles LudhianaGreat9, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean, rooms higher up will be less bothered with street noises if the windows are open.”
 of 5 bubbles vdwaltc, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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