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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is very nice after the upgrade and we enjoyed the stay very much staff friendly and helpfull spa treatments was very nice and rooms are clean and beautiful . I would recommend it to anybody who would like to visit the south coast .

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is really good Excellent meals Lovely Staff. However only choose this hotel if you want Beach or Hotel Stay. There is no public Transport i.e Buses Scottburgh Rail Station is outside the hotel but you are advised not to use it for fear of Muggings also it is very slow and apparently often brakes down. Taxis do not...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stanley Thanks for your positive comments about the Blue Marlin. It's a pity you did not use our hotel shuttle to get around as it is freely available and the charge is nominal. Looking forward to your return one day.

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here a year ago as I enjoy the spacious rooms overlooking the lawn with palm trees and pool, and the beach and ocean beyond, the ample wardrobe space, the excellent shower in its roomy shower stall. Service still excellent, food is buffet at breakfast and dinner, plated at lunch, and weather permitting served on the terrace off the...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alicia It really is great having you return and enjoy another great stay at the Blue Marlin. Many thanks for your kind comments, we hope you will visit us again in the near future.

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently checked my wife and my brother in law for a one nighter, Booked the family suite with Dinner , Bed and breakfast. This was not a disappointment. The hotel in the past couple of years has been redone and it has really shown. Shops and beaches are all in walking distance. Family excursions are all close by or even...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mervyn Thanks for the Tripadvisor comments, it's great to know you enjoyed your stay with us.next time stay for a week-end!

Winterton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic family hotel, Dinner , Bed and Breakfast is the way to go and you will not be disappointed. Hotel has had a recent facelift over the past couple of years and it has massively improved. Beaches and shops are all in walking distance. So much to do in the surrounding areas for the whole family.

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Milvia Thanks again for your kind comments about the Blue Marlin. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Darlington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 weeks in January 2017, on an all inclusive Saga holiday. The managers and staff are very friendly and helpful ,and happy to teach basic Zulu. The food is not extensive in range but nearly always good quality, including good cooked breakfast, extensive lunchtime menu especially for Saga guests and curry, fish and meat joints for...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued SAGA guests Thank you for your kind comments about the Blue Marlin. It is always a pleasure having SAGA guests in the hotel and we hope to perhaps see you again next year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We required accommodation for two nights while visiting family. The Blue Marlin popped up and we booked. Upon arrival after 8pm, we were welcomed and assisted by friendly staff. The bedroom was way more than we expected from a 3 star hotel. Big enough bathroom and bedroom. We had an ocean view. The dinner was ok. Service was good and...

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P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Blue Marlin and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Scottburgh many times in the past but this was first time staying in Blue Marlin. Hotel was well maintained and staff very very pleasant and helpful special thanks to Maltee the Manageress. Whilst the hotel was very clean and well maintained, I was sorry to see the deterioration in Scottburgh itself due to lack of funds.

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Dear Chris We are delighted to know you had a great stay. Thanks for the positive comments about our staff and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have previously visited the Blue Marlin Hotel for Sunday lunch after a day at the beach. This is why we decided to book our December holiday here. We stayed in a Superior Family room over December / January. Our room was lovely, clean and modern. We were fortunate to have a ground floor room with a veranda overlooking the...

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Dear Carmen Thanks for the time you took to review the Blue Marlin. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our time at Blue Marlin. Comfortable and relaxed in lovely surroundings. Excellent staff and colleagues all working to make us feel well looked after. The food was well prepared and the communal spaces - bar, terrace and gardens were uncrowned and delightful.

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Dear Roger We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Blue Marlin and hope you will return soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Hotel

Address: 180 Scott Street | PO Box 24, Scottburgh 4180, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Scottburgh
Price Range: $125 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Marlin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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