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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Opposite Durban’s famous beachfront, Blue Waters Hotel is within walking distance of the Suncoast Casino and the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium. Both uShaka Marine World and Greyville Racecourse are within 2.5 miles from the property.

The spacious rooms and suites feature LCD TVs along with coffee-and-tea-making facilities. Each is equipped with air conditioning and a work desk. There is also plenty of luggage storage space. Most rooms come with furnished balconies and offer a view of the Indian Ocean.

Guests at Blue Waters can enjoy afternoon tea and cake in the Florida Lounge overlooking the ocean. The Versailles Restaurant provides buffet and á la carte service for lunch and dinner.

Leisure facilities at the Hotel Blue Waters include an indoor swimming pool, sauna and a squash court. There is also an outdoor rooftop swimming pool and guests can enjoy drinks with sunset views at the rooftop bar.

The Durban North Beach area is a good location for walking, running and cycling. Hotel Blue Waters is 5 minutes’ drive from the Durban ICC and 10 minutes’ drive from Durban’s city centre. Durban Station is 1.2 miles away, while King Shaka International Airport is 19.3 miles from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Blue Waters Hotel has been welcoming guests since 25 Jan 2010.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Blue Waters Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Snake Park Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    100 yards from property
  • Battery Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    100 yards from property
  • Suncoast Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    250 yards from property
  • Bay of Plenty Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    550 yards from property
  • Durban Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    600 yards from property
  • North Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    800 yards from property
  • Dairy Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1,150 yards from property
  • Country Club Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1,350 yards from property
  • Wedge Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1,550 yards from property
  • New Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1 miles from property
  • Thekwini Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • South Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Laguna Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Addington Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Jet Ski Beach

    8.7 Fabulous beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Blue Lagoon Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • uShaka Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Mini Town
    0.3 miles
  • People's Park Durban
    0.5 miles
  • Durban Holocaust and Genocide Centre
    0.7 miles
  • Big Rush
    0.8 miles
  • Kingsmead Stadium
    0.8 miles
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium
    0.8 miles
  • City View Shopping Centre
    0.8 miles
  • Durban Country Club
    0.9 miles
  • Kings Park Athletics Stadium
    1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar CAFE JIRAN
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • African Art Centre
    1 miles
  • Kings Park Stadium
    1.1 miles
  • Greyville Racecourse
    1.4 miles
  • Victoria Street Market
    1.7 miles
  • Durban Botanic Gardens
    1.7 miles
  • uShaka Marine World
    2 miles
  • Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve
    7.5 miles
  • Umhlanga Lighthouse
    8.3 miles
  • Mount Edgecombe Country Club
    8.6 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean INDIAN OCEAN
    0 miles
    3.1 miles
Ski lifts
    1.6 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Snake Park Beach
    100 yards
  • Battery Beach
    100 yards
  • Suncoast Beach
    250 yards
  • Bay of Plenty Beach
    550 yards
  • Durban Beach
    600 yards
Public transport
  • Train Durban Railway Station
    0.8 miles
Closest airports
  • King Shaka International Airport
    16.4 miles
  • Pietermaritzburg Airport
    40.3 miles
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1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Blue Waters Hotel Great facilities! Review score, 8.2
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live music/performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Squash
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Children's playground
  • Casino
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs ZAR 95 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Public transport tickets Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 - indoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Pool 2 - outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Heated pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules Blue Waters Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 10:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
3 - 14 years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 250 per child, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Blue Waters Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the parking entrance height is restricted to 2 yards.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Please inform Blue Waters Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Blue Waters Hotel

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Blue Waters Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Indoor pool
    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Snorkelling
    • Fishing
    • Casino
    • Squash
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Happy hour
    • Indoor pool (all year)
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/performance
    • Bike tours
    • Beach

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Blue Waters Hotel.

  • Blue Waters Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Versailles

  • Blue Waters Hotel is 1.3 miles from the centre of Durban.

  • Guests staying at Blue Waters Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Blue Waters Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Quadruple
    • Twin

  • Check-in at Blue Waters Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Yes, Blue Waters Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Blue Waters Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 35min

  • The prices at Blue Waters Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.