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1 room, 2 adults

The Blue Waters Hotel

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • On beach
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
175 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa

4-star beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, near Durban Beach
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • On beach
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Great location
Amenities are not the best

The Blue Waters Hotel

from ZAR 895
  • Deluxe Family Room – North Sea Facing
  • Deluxe Quadruple Room – Sea Facing
  • Deluxe Family Room – Disability Access
  • Deluxe Quadruple Room (North Sea Facing)
  • Deluxe Executive Family Suite - Sea Facing
  • Deluxe King Room – Sea Facing
  • Deluxe Twin Room – Sea Facing
  • Deluxe King Room – South Facing
  • Deluxe King – North Sea Facing

What’s around The Blue Waters Hotel


  • In Durban Beachfront
  • Durban Beach - 5 min walk
  • UShaka Marine World - 42 min walk
  • Golden Mile - 8 min walk
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium - 20 min walk
  • Durban International Convention Centre - 24 min walk
  • Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World - 5 min walk
  • Mini Town - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 28 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 262 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


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

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

The Blue Waters Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • 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


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

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

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.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

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

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs ZAR 95 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Blue Waters Hotel

  • Is parking offered at The Blue Waters Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs ZAR 95 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at The Blue Waters Hotel?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Blue Waters Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Blue Waters Hotel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Blue Waters Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,0 From 287 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
We had a very beauriful stay. We couldn't wait until the next morning so that we could go and have breakfast because it was amazing. The kids loved the roof top pool. We were all excited about Blue Waters. The staff is also very professional and friendly. We definitely going back.
MOEKETSI, za1 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Best hotel, best service, good food.
Moleboheng, za3 night trip
Very good 8,0
S, za4 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Was excellent and very good for my autistic son who loved the warm pool.
Dumisa, za2 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Blue waters
A good location across the beach and promenade.Room was clean and spacious.
Sunil, za1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fantastic stay and Reception staff very professional.
Nwabisa, za1 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Amazing hospitality. Perfect location and spectacular views.
ML, za4 night trip
Fair 4,0
They charge people differ amounts for the same kind of service. I had to pay R1500 on Friday for 2 adults and 2 children on Saturday R1700 for 4 adults and 4 children that’s not right it’s not the right way to make money
lorato, za3 night family trip
Poor 2,0
Worst stay I've seen in my life.
The worst hotel I have seen in my life. I don't know whether it's a hotel or a motel. We asked their manager for a sink and water to make coffee, he told us all the rooms don't have sinks. Then continued to tell us that we can use the basin in the bathroom for a sink. Wheres the hygiene there??
Nkosi, za3 night trip
Very good 8,0
A pleasant seven days stay at Bluewaters Hotel. Conveniently situated and reasonably priced. Staff helpful and courteous. Good variety breakfast. Free wifi connection excellent. The downside long wait for the lift especially during breakfast when high occupancy at the hotel.
Mohammad, za7 night trip

The Blue Waters Hotel

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