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South Africa
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45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

stayed over in margate hotel while hosting a conference using their facilities the conference room setup was great with water,mints and pen and paper and a projector,flipchart as well as chairs and tables....thanks to the staff for the effort and the receptionist was friendly and helpful.the IT technician was also quick to help and efficient keg staff was efficient with... More 

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Thank UnathiMonkoe
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Margate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear UnathiNodada, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Your comments mean the world to us. We apologise for the unpleasanties you experienced. These points have been escalated to management. On the more positive points you brought up, we are pleased that we were able to meet your needs and expectations. We looking forward to seeing you... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

What an absolutely awful experience. Will never, ever stay here again. Booked telephonically a room for one night. Arrived from Johannesburg. Check in was swift and efficient and received a passcode for entry to the parking area. Room was nice, clean and had a little balcony with a view on the pool and ocean. As it was a Saturday night... More 

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Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Margate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wilma. Thank you for your review and for bringing this to our attention. We value your feedback and sincerely apologise that you had to experience this while staying with us. We strive to provide all our guests with an excellent experience. This matter of overly loud guests will be brought up at our management meeting, to ensure that a... More 

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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121 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Overall not a bad experience! The check in was quick and easy and staff was friendly and helpful. My only complaint would be, no two prong plugs in the room and none available! The T.V stations also not set properly as no sound on some of the stations. A little 'attention to detail' will go a long way, Small things... More 

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Thank Shaun A
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Margate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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98 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

went there with 2 other friends, checked in quickly, staffs were kind, had a nice room which sleeps 4 people and had a nice breakfast the next morning even though we woke up late. located in the centre quick ride from the small airport.

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Thank ajmalonly
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Margate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! More 

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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Check-in was effortless and quick. Room was as expected for a 3 star hotel, except for the noisy aircon & the stuck sliding windows. We stayed in a street-facing room but wouldn't really complain about the noise (we kept both windows closed). One big gripe was the absence of a lift. We struggled to get all our luggage (including a... More 

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Thank lebop2014
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Margate Hotel, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your feedback and bringing a few points to our attention. This will be addressed with urgency. We appreciate your input and hope to see you again. More 

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Reviewed 26 December 2014

Huge dissappointment. First and last stay.This place is not going to make it.1 star. Have to ask for towls and toilet paper daily.Not clean.The worst stay for money paid.No good reviews.Maybe management should read reviews and start taking action before u all lose your jobs due to no bookings.

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Thank Mark B
Judd S, Guest Relations Manager at Margate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark. Thank you for your review and for bringing this to our attention. We value your feedback and sincerely apologise that you had to experience this while staying with us. We strive to provide all our guests with an excellent experience. This matter will be brought up at our management meeting, to ensure that a situation like this does... More 

Underberg, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

checked in with my wife without a reservation and there was no delay or problem of any kind. room was big and clean and bed very comfy. the bathroom was brand new and spotless although the cupboards are old and dated but that doesn't matter to us. thats why I call it a work in progress. some of the hotel... More 

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Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Margate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We hope to see you again! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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205 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

On a long stretch of South Africa's South Coast with few B&Bs and fewer hotels, this hotel is very good with the amenities a road warrior wants. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, though only ocean side rooms will guarantee a quiet night! The main restaurant serves a plentiful breakfast, ocean views included. The franchise Keg and Galleon restaurant -... More 

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Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Margate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We hope to see you again! More 

Durban, South Africa
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138 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2014

They botched my reservation but managed to redeem it after some time. The rooms are a bit old and smelly, aircon did not work, bathroom very old. I was fortunate to get one of the few rooms with a sea view. Is marketed as a 3 star hotel but definitely needs to do more to warrant that grading. Reception helpful... More 

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Durban
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Staff very pleasant. Bed and linen very comfortable.Breakfast nice except plates not warmed up making breakfast cold as soon as you dished up. Other than the bed, the rest of the room and furniture looked well worn and in need of a coat of paint. Bathroom had mould in the grout under the soap dish. A lot of local people... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Margate Hotel is a 3-star hotel ideally situated near the heart of the popular holiday destination, Margate. The Hotel is in close proximity to one of Kwazulu Natal's South Coast Blue flag beaches. Within close walking distance to the Margate shopping area, restaurants and entertainment. The Hotel offers spacious guest areas including a lush pool area for guest to relax and unwind. The Hotel boast a prestigious, well appointed state of the art, 250 seat conference venue with 5 breakaway rooms catering for your every conference requirement. The Hotel offers spacious, air-conditioned en-suite accommodation including larger family rooms. To further add to your comfort the Margate Hotel has a generator system to ensure an un-interupted conference or business meeting or over night stay. Free, secure on-site parking is available. Connect with us and share your photos at from Margate Hotel and tag #MagateHotel ... more   less 

Additional Information about Margate Hotel

Address: 3139 Marine Drive, Margate 4275, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Margate
Hotel Class:3 star — Margate Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Try and take a deluxe room with a view, its worth the extra amount you pay.”
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