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Richards Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

wonderful staff , the breakfast was also enjoyable but an upgrade of the noisy air conditioners in the room and the carpet smells moldy in the rooms and hallway .all in all its a really cool place even though it is a tad bit far from the beach

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Good day Zolilemthimkhulu, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor and providing us with feedback on your stay. It is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you very much for bringing to my attention the carpet smell as well as the air-conditioning unit. I will...

Mthatha, South Africa
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Service at reception was excellent all staff very friendly, hall way carpets stained and room smelt very mouldy, bed was clean and comfortable. VERY noisy with guys sitting on steps late into evening, I had to ask them to tone down.

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest - Shanebrauns, I am writing further to the receipt of your review. At the outset I must apologize for the breakdown in service levels experienced and assure you this is not the standard we are justifiably proud of. I thank you for bringing to my attention the various points. These have all been noted and I have...

Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Over priced for what it is. Sofa beds are very uncomfortable. Breakfasts are nice, but again over priced. Restaurant staff are really nice. Reception staff aren't very helpful. I was supposed to have a refund from this hotel and I still haven't received it! Not a great location either, quite far from nice beaches. Swimming pool is also very small....

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Good day Emma, I hope that you are well. Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on your stay, it is greatly appreciated. I must appologise for the inconvienced caused during your stay with us. I have spoken with the front office team regarding your refund. We have tried to contact you with...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This is the noisiest place I have ever stayed. I agree with a previous review that the two story building is like a student res. Walls are very thin and you hear lots of unpleasant noises, talking, shouting at all times of the night. Also air-conditioning sounds like very large noisy generators and that was not mine. Will not be...

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest - Leakid01, I am writing further to the receipt of your review. At the outset I must apologize for the breakdown in service levels experienced and assure you this is not the standard we are justifiably proud of. I thank you for bringing to my attention the various points. These have all been noted and I have...

Reviewed 11 July 2016

I can recommend this as an excellent service rendered and staff with sense of humour , rooms were clean and tea set in room were superb, I will definitely be staying again KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Paige C, General Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest - Moiby G, Thank you very much for your positive review and your wonderful words. I will ensure to advise my staff during our next meeting on their great achievement. Until your next visit to Richards bay, keep well and see you soon. Kind Regards Paige Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 14 June 2016

The hotel we were booked at was too full to take the extra delegates we received at last minute so they splendid inn bay shore took us in.The staff is so friendly and the environment just wonderful.Best conference venue i have been too so far.The food,cleanliness and passion that comes with their service is just excellent.We have made them our...

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Dear Susan S, It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We would like to thank you for your very kind words, it is truly appreciated. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. We are happy to have been able to accommodate yourself and your delegate for your stay in Richards Bay. Once...

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 18 May 2016

A clean modern place with friendly staff going out of their way to help where possible. My brother had to rush off to the airport, reception printed his boarding pass. Showers were impressive, much needed after a muddy parkrun. Slept well, what more can I say. Yes a bar fridge would have been great but sadly missing.

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Dear Colin D, Thank you very much for your positive review and your kind words. I am happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us. I will ensure to advise my staff during our next meeting on their achievement. With your next stay we would be happy to accommodate you in one of our executive rooms which...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I was in Richards Bay for the launch of the parkrun on Saturday morning. I arrived late afternoon and left just before checkout. The hotel was in a quiet area and I had no problems locating the property using my GPS. The staff at reception were friendly and helpful and I was checked in quickly. I stayed in an upstairs...

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Paige C, Guest Relations Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Dear Esteemed Guest - Cheryl S, Good day to you, and we hope that you are very well. We would like to thank you for your very kind words, it is truly appreciated. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. Once again, many thanks for your positive feedback, and looking forward to your next visit to Richards...

Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Bayshore inn for one night while doing business. It was comfortable and clean. The tv stations were abit muddled. So the tvs need to be retuned. I did not have a cooked breakfast but had some fresh fruit, juice and some cereal. It was all fine. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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TenielleDreyer, General Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with your feedback on your recent stay Splendid Inn Bayshore. It’s very much appreciated! Guest’s perceptions of the service they receive whilst staying at our hotel is the only true Yardstick we have for measuring whether or not we have met their expectations. I can therefore assure you that...

Reviewed 29 December 2015

On the 24th i checked in on the afternoon, two ladies were at reception and i used my credit card, the following day 25th we had breakfast again i used my credit card, in the afternoon we had drinks and kids lunch and the gentleman who was at the bar and rather very distant gave me a story about why...

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TenielleDreyer, General Manager at Splendid Inn Bayshore, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with your feedback on your recent stay at Splendid Inn Bayshore I was most concerned to learn of the events during your recent stay at our hotel. Guest feedback forms a vital part of our business and the input we receive from our guests is imperative for us to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Splendid Inn Bayshore is located adjacent to Premier Hotel The Richards and offers luxury three star accommodation in the heart of Richards Bay. Just 90 minutes out from Durban, Richards Bay is perfect for breaks where you want to get out of the city, but still enjoy easy access to the CBD when needed. Attractions in the area include a number of popular nature reserves as well as the Richards Bay Game Sanctuary and Empangeni Museum. In terms of facilities, Splendid Inn Bayshore presents an offer of simple, affordable and quality accomodation. Choose from 102 rooms, including Standard, Superior and Family Rooms, all of which are furnished for supreme comfort. Conference facilities are world-class, with two venues that can seat up to 70 delegates each. Experience the warm and welcoming hospitality that has seen the Splendid Inn Bayshore gain a reputation as one of the top hotels in Richards Bay. Call our reservations line now and speak to a friendly consultant, or alternatively secure your booking online. LOCATION Situated in the upmarket suburb of Meerensee, just 90 minutes North of Durban. Splendid Inn Bayshore is 10 minutes away from the Boardwalk Inkwazi, the biggest shopping mall in the area, and 5 minutes away from Alkastrand - the most popular beach in the area. LOCAL ATTRACTIONS Besides rapid industrial expansion, the tourism industry of this region is flourishing. The commercial and industrial development of Richards Bay has been a bonus for the sophisticated tourist and holiday maker. Its bustling business centre has every modern facility and the town boasts excellent recreational facilities for residents and visitors alike. Richard's Bay boasts the country's largest harbour and some of its most magnificent wetland scenery. "Industrial Tourism" is actively promoted and groups are able to visit industrial plants, mines and other operations. Richard's Bay also offers the visitor entrance to Zululand - this once forgotten corner of the African continent is a land of exquisite beauty characterised by incredible diversity. The coastline stretches some three hundred and fifty kilometres from the mouth of the mighty Tugela River in the south to the Mozambique border in the north. The coastal plains include endless unspoilt beaches and coastal conservation areas and incorporate the largest estuarine system in Southern Africa. Shopping, beaches and natural wonders are everywhere and those in search of true African beauty will not leave wanting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Splendid Inn Bayshore

Address: 4 The Gully Street, Richards Bay 3901, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Richards Bay
Price Range: £31 - £42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Splendid Inn Bayshore 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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“1) Maintenance must be done regularly.The key card device to my room did not work...twice. Also, the bedside light bulb fused when I switched the light on. 2) Towels were a problem. Each room only had 1 bath towel and 1 hand towel. However, there were two adults in one of the rooms we booked and the towels enough. ”
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