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Gooderson Tropicana Hotel

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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good25%
  • Average36%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible14%
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Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking distance from the beach and restaurants. Rooms was neat and clean, the bathroom needs a upgrade. The Staff was very friendly and helpful. Needs better parking place. The Breakfast was excellent. Really liked the sea facing view. Will definitely go back, back not when...More

Thank Nealandrie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's true that what you see in one isn't what you get when you arrive. Room 1007 (right after they changed me from 3 other rooms) isn't up to standard. Aircon had a smell of smoke, door didn't close properly, shower has no ventilation, bed...More

Thank Sibahle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bathroom not up to standerd. Taps broken, shower not working, bathtub dirty, broken tiles. And what is disappointing is that the pictures on the web looks better than the real life. In good light - The breakfast was very nice. The service was very good...More

Thank Tharien D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Previously, on several occasions, and recently (for five continuous days) my business has chosen The Gooderson Tropicana Hotel, to conduct training for small, medium sized and quite large groups of corporate candidates from near and far afield. Every time, we have been delighted with our...More

Thank dionysus2015
Reviewed 23 July 2017

all in order, warm friendly staff. No issues encountered. Will be back and will let friends and family know. Right on the doorstep to the beautiful durban beaches. On durbans golden mile close to all amenities

Thank Warren B
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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$87 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$87 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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grapejuice1986
7 December 2014|
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Unfortunately we are not included in the Funatix program
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grapejuice1986
7 December 2014|
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We are not part of the Funatix program
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Ann H
29 October 2014|
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Response from Stuart D | Property representative |
My sincere apologies for the delay in my response. There is no shuttle service from the harbour to the Tropicana Hotel however there are several taxi opperators servicing the route. We can also arrange an outsourced shuttle... More
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"Sea facing views"
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"Sea Facing, simply the best, and not noisy. Stunning views"
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"try for 4th floor"
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