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Deluxe Family Room – Disability Access
Room with view
409 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Deluxe Quadruple Room (North Sea Facing)
Room with view
388 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Quadruple Room – Sea Facing
Room with view
387 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Twin Room – Sea Facing
Room with view
366 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe King – North Sea Facing
Room with view
365 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Family Room – North Sea Facing
Room with view
409 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe King Room – Sea Facing
Room with view
366 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe King Room – South Facing
Room with view
269 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Executive Family Suite - Sea Facing
Room with view
732 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star beach hotel with a conference center

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

With a stay at The Blue Waters Hotel in Durban (Durban Beachfront), you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Blue Lagoon and Battery Beach. This 4-star hotel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from uShaka Marine World and 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Golden Mile.

Make yourself at home in one of the 262 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature hair dryers and toothbrushes and toothpaste. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Don't miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, and a sauna. This Art Deco hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting (surcharge).

Grab a bite to eat at the Versailles Restaurant, a restaurant where you can take in the ocean view, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Durban? This hotel has facilities measuring 2500 square feet (232 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, The Blue Waters Hotel provides an outdoor pool and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 4-star property. Event facilities measuring 2500 square feet (232 square meters) include a conference center. This Art Deco hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2022.

The Blue Waters Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Elevator
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1972
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Sauna
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 232
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Secured bicycle storage
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2500
  • Fully fenced
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 262
  • Garage
  • Number of floors - 18
  • Number of buildings/towers - 0
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Off-street parking

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Zulu

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

The Blue Waters Hotel offers 262 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. 50-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and Netflix. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. This Durban hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, desk chairs, and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Wireless internet access
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • TV size 50
  • TV size measurement inch
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available on request
  • Desk chair

Where to Eat

Versailles Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Blue Dolphin Bar - This cocktail bar is located on the beach.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Surfing/bodyboarding nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility (in select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 275.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Up to 1 extra bed is available only for guests under 15 years old.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. 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; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Smoke detector

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Parking height restrictions apply

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 80 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 80 (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 95 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 275.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Blue Waters Durban
  • Blue Waters Hotel
  • Blue Waters Hotel Durban
  • Hotel Blue Waters
  • The Blue Waters Hotel Hotel
  • The Blue Waters Hotel Durban
  • The Blue Waters Hotel Hotel Durban

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

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; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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