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Blue Marlin Hotel

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our room 117 was not clean even from day one, we couldn't even walk bare foot on that carpet, we had to complain 3 times regarding our rooms cleanliness, that's the only downfall and only reason I wouldn't go back there, everything else was fine which is such a shame as the place it self is beautiful.

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Perfect place to stay in the sleepy south coast town of scotties. One of the best view sites with lovely breaker views all the way to green point. Quick access to the lovely beach with safe bathing and brilliant bodyboarding and surfing off the point. Delicious buffets. Chicken curry a national treasure. Friendly staff and lots of activities to do....

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Arnside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stayed as an add on after a weeks safari.the hotel has a great location,close to the beach. nice grounds with open plan buildings inc the restaurant and bar,a poolside bar with a few relaxing seats.the majority of staff were friendly and helpful but we did find one or two that seemed a little put out when asked to help. the...

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

Dear John Thank you for choosing the Blue Marlin for your break, i am indeed pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again in the near future.

Glastonbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was a good base for our tour, the staff were friendly and helpful. The only downside was a large corporate event over a weekend which completely overshadowed the paying guests and left us feeling abandoned and ignored. Food was good with a variety of fresh local fruit at every meal.

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

Dear Sir/Madam, We are please that you enjoyed your stay ay the Blue Marlin but I wish to offer our apologies if the group you mentioned over shadowed your stay, this was not our intention and certainly not how we treat out guests. Hopefully you will retuen in the near future.

Durban
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel location is great, the staff are great and the rooms are great too. But the rather simple things are lacking - a coat of paint on building would go down well,, instead of having to state at the paint flaking off whilst you have a beer; also the carpet stains in the passages are disgusting!

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for our family holiday to The Blue Marlin Hotel from 4 March - 11 March 2017 - we were in rooms 145, 146 & 147 they are fantastic since the new renovations have been done with beautiful sea views which you can see while laying on your bed with the sounds of the ocean what better way to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of nights in Blue Merlin, and it was not worth the price paid for, the room was small and needed serious renovation. A friend of mine also had some problem with his room reservation and they did not follow up on it. The next morning the manager was very nice and understanding. But the mistake should not...

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P8806FXgm, Public Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa I am disappointed that you did not find the Blue Marlin to your satisfaction and offer sincere apologies. We are aware of the rooms you refer to and these will be renovated within this year.Should you wish to return, please contact me directly

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last week we stayed at the Blue Marlin after a very tiring week on safari in the Kruger. The refurbished rooms are excellent quality. The location is beautiful, high above the surfing beach. Loved the walks on the beach and just watching the sea. Fantastic staff and very good food. Scottsborough itself is a bit run down but we didn't...

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

Dear Lynn Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay at the Blue Marlin, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully we will welcome you back in the near future.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2017

From the moment we arrived, the service was exceptional. From the reception staff to the porters to the restaurant and bar staff, they truely make your stay a memorable one. Very helpful and they go that one step further for you. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I would most definitely go back again.

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

Dear Sid Thanks for your lovely review of the Blue Marlin. We are pleased to know you had a great stay with us and hope you return soon.

UK
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Very comfortable recently refurbished rooms. Excellent choice of good quality food. Good choice of drinks and several different places to relax and enjoy the weather and the ocean views. Plenty of very helpful staff who always seemed to be there when needed. Most guests are elderly so not a good place for children although there is a children's play area....

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

Dear Traveller We appreciate your very positive comments about the Blue Marlin and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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
  • 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: €89 - €142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Marlin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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