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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent four nights in this gem of a hotel. A low rise building surrounding a garden and pool, within a short walk of the beach. Great breakfasts and a small but surprisingly good dinner menu. The room was comfortable and kept well cleaned. The staff were friendly and let us into the room early after an unexpectedly early arrival. Our... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your positive review Jeff. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff friendly and meals good... We look forward to welcoming you back again soon... More 

johannesburg
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all i would like to thank Anna for her excellent customer service in ensuring breakfast was according to my liking, she was always super friendly and helpful. The rooms are abit small but managable for a single occupier. Passages requires some ventalation, need some fresh air. Dined outside so cant rate their lunch/dinner. Overall i am happy with... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us David, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We will pass on your compliments to Anna. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Oslo, Norway
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196 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel because it was close to the conference centre (approximately 400 meters) The area itself is not nice as there are basically car showrooms, spare parts etc. in the area and as far as I could see no restaurants. The lodge has a good parking area and it would be good to have a car when staying... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Was very disappointed on arrival, at 10h30pm (yes it was late due to bad weather our flight was delayed). The receptionist was irritated and totally confused, with our booking. We paid in advance for our Friday to Monday stay only to be told that we don't have booking till December. The family room was stuffy, and smelly. At 8h00am the... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Hi Surie, thank you for staying with us and for leaving us your review. We are sorry to hear about your experience. We pride ourselves on our room cleanliness and friendly service so we will definitely bring this to the attention of the hotel’s management. Please give us another chance to impress. More 

Alberton, South Africa
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The standard is efficient and staff helpful .food was good rooms clean and functional with the exception ofthe TV being mounted in an awkward place so that when lying in bed..one has to strange ones neck to see it...beautiful pool area.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

the city lodge was clean and centralised. was close to Ushaka where we wanted to be, will definitely stay there again in future. there was sufficient parking at the lodge and walking distance to most places.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Hotel is clean. Staff is professional and nice. Rooms have a fair dimension and location is convenient if you have to be in the Centre of Durban, particularly with the Congress Centre. The restaurant of the hotel is good and price are adequate. Which is fortunate because there isn't that many places to eat around and in Durban all your... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Erik L, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 2 nights at city lodge an I enjoyed every minute. Free fast unlimited wifi accessible was the best thing ever. Breakfast includes full English and continental. It's close to the convention centre and durban promenade and has easy access to the main roads.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review Kelebogilem503. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It's just a 3 star standard hotel. But very clean and near Durban city center, malls and shoppings. Better for business than vacation due its central location. I noticed that the occupation was 100% when i stayed. So better book earlier. I would stay there again.

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Thank Claudio O
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Claudio and for the positive review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you stay with us again soon! Kind Regards More 

Atlasville
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55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I have just spent 10 days at the City Lodge Durban and really enjoyed my stay. The staff were accommodating and friendly from the moment I arrived and my room was one of the nicest rooms I stayed in a hotel in South Africa. Large, everything worked, built in multi-plug sockets for all my needs (SA, British, 2-pin), the bed... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Durban, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your positive review. We are so glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and that our employees made your stay even more enjoyable. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. Kind Regards More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lush gardens, palm trees and a pool with a gazebo lend a relaxed, summer feel to this hotel, as well as being only 2 blocks away from the main beach and 2 minutes from Durban’s CBD. It also has a fitness room and small meeting room for guest use. Close to many different restaurants, within walking distance of the International Conference and Exhibition Centre, a 30 minute drive to Durban’s international airport and close to the N3 motorway ensures a very convenient location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Lodge Hotel Durban

Address: Sylvester Ntuli Road | Cnr K.E. Masinga Rd, Durban 4056, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $90 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Lodge Hotel Durban 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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“My room facing the pool area was very quiet considering that there are roads with heavy traffic just outside the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Safari1957, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Carry your own towels”
 of 5 bubbles suriechetty, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“My room was on the Reception level and in an excellent position overlooking thew pool !”
 of 5 bubbles ThecaAtlasville, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles Jozijay, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for quiter floors”
 of 5 bubbles mehbooba251, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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