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Blue Marlin Hotel

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Room & Suite (39)
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“pool bar”(10 reviews)
“dining room”(9 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

At first I was concerned as trip advisor painted a negative image in my mind, also the replies from the blue Marlin to negative reviews seemed defensive. BUT now I realise that the staff seem to love and take a lot of pride in their...More

1  Thank WarriorBunny
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Warrior Bunny Thank you for taking the time to rate us on this site.I particularly enjoyed your run down of the town and the hotel and anyone reading your review would be well informed. A mention of the staff is always positive and your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

There was no fault with the hotel but 4 star because it did feel a bit dated and the outside pool area being revamped "winter season so lowest occupancy" That I understand. The A la'carte menu was very limited for a weeks stay. We were...More

Thank Heavymetalman727
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Heavymetalman Thanks for taking the time to review, we appreciate your positive feedback and changes will be effected as soon as practical. We apologise for the renovations to the pool but winter is the most suitable time to do it. Hopefully you will return...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newly refurbished with painting and decorating but some of the machines did not function initially; this was attended immediately. Dining was always a pleasure -menu changed daily, service was prompt and excellent, Friday night was a live music evening during dinner and later on. Lounge...More

1  Thank Prasanta D
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Prasanta Thanks for the good review, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch at the restaurant was like stepping back in time! The venue was clean and service was prompt but come on guys, get with the times! You have a fantastic opportunity with the location & view to make your venue sparkle. A little bit of...More

Thank C D
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear CD You have some very good comments, but unfortunately you are clearly not aware of the history of the Blue Marlin or the plans going forward. 5 years ago the Blue Marlin went into a 50/50 partnership with another hotel group. Being about 60...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was really nice the view was great, bed very comfy. The room was clean. One complaint is the shower. When having a shower if flooded the bathroom the drainage was slow, so it flooded the floor under the door to the entrance.

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Thank Beverley S
Response from P8806FXgm, General Manager at Blue Marlin HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Beverley Nice review, thank you. Apologies for the shower, pity you did not advise at the time as it would have been rectified immediately> We hope to welcome you back to the Blue Marlin.

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$98 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Scottburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$98 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Scottburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (176)
Room & Suite (39)
Pool & Beach (26)
Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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PennyfarthingLondon
14 July 2018|
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Response from P8806FXgm | Property representative |
Hi Penny Apologies for the delay in replying. February/March are our hottest months and on the shoulder of high season. You will certainly enjoy staying here.
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cindych84
5 May 2018|
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Response from P8806FXgm | Property representative |
Hi Cindy Apologies for the delay. Either of the 2 months are good as far as the weather is concerned. Pool not heated Apart from Buffet, we offer a la carte with a large range of dishes for all tastes. We also have a... More
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Gsaxon
28 April 2018|
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Response from Loshnie19 | Reviewed this property |
The shark cage diving in Umkomaas is awesome. Sometimes they let you swim with the sharks.
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Room Tips
"family unit 48 The older section of the hotel has been revamped and has good views and easy access to..."
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"Ask for higher rooms the view is better."
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"sea view rooms are plenty and there were no extra charges"
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"Nice comfy room"
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