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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 mi 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 center. Durban Station is 1.2 mi away, while King Shaka International Airport is 19 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has 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 speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Snake Park Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    350 feet from property
  • Battery Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    350 feet from property
  • Suncoast Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    700 feet from property
  • Bay of Plenty Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1,600 feet from property
  • Durban Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • North Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    2,450 feet from property
  • Dairy Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    3,500 feet from property
  • Country Club Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    4,100 feet from property
  • Wedge Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    4,600 feet from property
  • New Beach

    8.5 Very good 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 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Blue Lagoon Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • uShaka Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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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 Race Course
    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
    3.1 miles
  • Ocean/Sea INDIAN OCEAN
    0 miles
Ski lifts
    1.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Snake Park Beach
    350 feet
  • Battery Beach
    350 feet
  • Suncoast Beach
    700 feet
  • Bay of Plenty Beach
    1,600 feet
  • Durban Beach
    1,850 feet
Public transit
  • 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


    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities 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
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Racquetball
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Playground
  • Casino
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs ZAR 95 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center 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
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • 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
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Heated pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Blue Waters Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
3 - 14 years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 250 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs 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 6.1 feet.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 ID 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 does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

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

FAQs about Blue Waters Hotel

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

    • Indoor pool
    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Casino
    • Racquetball
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Happy hour
    • Indoor pool (year-round)
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bike tours
    • Beach

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

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 35min

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

  • Check-in at Blue Waters Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Blue Waters Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Blue Waters Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Quad
    • Twin

  • Blue Waters Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Versailles

  • 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

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Blue Waters Hotel.

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

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