The Balmoral Hotel

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Beach nearby
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of The Balmoral Hotel

The Balmoral Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star beach hotel with restaurant, near Durban Funworld

7.6/10 Good

194 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathtub
The price is Rs 42
Price available on 24/07/2022
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125 OR Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Babysitting
  • 24-hour business center
  • Business center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Casino shuttle
  • Terrace
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Durban Beachfront
  • UShaka Marine World - 22 min walk
  • Durban Beach - 28 min walk
  • Golden Mile - 1 min drive
  • Durban International Convention Centre - 2 min drive
  • Durban City Hall - 2 min drive
  • Mini Town - 6 min drive
  • Workshop Mall - 8 min drive
  • Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World - 3 min drive
  • Durban University of Technology - 3 min drive
  • Florida Road - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 31 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

The Balmoral Hotel

Placing you 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from uShaka Marine World and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Durban Beach, The Balmoral Hotel offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 420.00 per vehicle. Guests can indulge in massages and enjoy Halal dishes at restaurant, which is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include a bar/lounge and a terrace. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and WiFi.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 95 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 16
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Children

  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Free offsite parking nearby

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Offsite

  • Casino shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Taking the kids

  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • Personal watercraft (motorized)
  • Beach access
  • Discount at nearby fitness center
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom vanity
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Zulu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Halal dishes and serves breakfast and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 150 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 420.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Casino shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Shuttle services

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 550 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Balmoral Durban
Balmoral Hotel Durban
Balmoral Hotel
The Balmoral Hotel Hotel
The Balmoral Hotel Durban
The Balmoral Hotel Hotel Durban

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

7.6

Good

8.1/10

Cleanliness

8.0/10

Staff & service

8.4/10

Amenities

7.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.4/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Beach Proximity
Amazing staff and service at the hotel The added view and proximity to the Beach was just an icing
Nicholas, 5-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Boitumelo, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

My stay was excellent and Covid protocol was followed/implemented.The hotel is and clean and the rooms are very clean and fresh.
Msawenkosi, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Skip this place
A bad experience and certainly not a 4 star rating worthy, poorly maintained . Dirty carpet and lifting floor boards .
Norberto, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

nice stay for older building
1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Family of 3 vacation
The Balmoral gives value for money but the infrastructure is quite old.
2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Allan, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

The personnel went out of their way to make it a good experience. The politeness of the staff was evident right from the security guard outside to the cleaners.
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing
Bongiwe, 3-night trip
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