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Gooderson Tropicana Hotel

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85 Marine Parade, Durban 4056 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 26/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#34 of 71 hotels in Durban
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Ideally situated on Durban's Golden Mile overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, Gooderson Tropicana Hotel is close to most of Durban's attractions - the beautiful beaches, uShaka Marine World, the International Convention Centre, Suncoast Casino, the Moses Mabhida and Kings Park stadiums, and the Kingsmead Cricket Ground. For adventurous visitors who wish to explore a little further, there are the Zululand Game reserves, Zulu cultural experiences and the breath taking Drakensberg.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Beach
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Secured parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Room service
Safe
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Telephone
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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admin101 wrote a review 2 May
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Hotel stay was nice. Music in night will be a problem should the Curfew be lifted. But otherwise excellent. Breakfast was nice and variety of dishes available. Worth every cent. Rooms equipped with everything needed for a short stay.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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cronjedc wrote a review Oct 2019
Potchefstroom, South Africa6 contributions3 helpful votes
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Very neat hotel with good prices Book n room with a sea view and enjoy Very close to ushaka marine (walking distance) Hole marine parade available with Spur restaurant next door and Spar supermarket close to the hotel Food is excellent with cozy bar on the ground floor Bar is bit expensive but relaxing Security is always on the premises Enjoy Durban beach with lifesavers from early morning.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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Responded 10 Oct 2019
Dear cronjedc, Thank you most sincerely for taking the time in posting a Review on Tripadvisor We appreciate your favorable feedback and value your support. It was awesome having you stay with us and I trust that we will see you back at the Gooderson Tropicana Hotel again soon, for another great stay. Kind Regards Ryan Smith General Manager
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dmthin880456 wrote a review 1 May
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I loved my stay. Definitely coming back soon checked in Friday and left Monday morning. The staff were friendly room always clean. My kids truly enjoyed being in Durban and your hotel was jus beautiful
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nmbiko765883 wrote a review Apr 2021
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The location is great but the hotel itself is terrible. As a person who works in the same industry I was very disappointed. First impression lasts. Reception guys are not friendly at all. Rooms are clean yet old fashioned, furniture, bath even the linen. These all look very old. The housekeeper couldn't wait for us to leave the room, she came and told us she wanna take of the sheets and she left the bed undone nor cleaned. We left and came back one bed was still stripped and we had to use the other one hence we booked a family room. I didn't feel welcomed at all in this place.. Really this hotel can do better!!
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fayfor738859 wrote a review Apr 2021
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Good stay,very pleasant accommodation. Will definitely return. Thanx for good service. Will definitely recommend among friends and family.Keep up the good work.Hope i will get a booking for December holidays
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PRICE RANGE
US$48 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
168
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gooderson Tropicana Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Gooderson Tropicana Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Spice Emporium, Durban (0.4 km), Egagasini (0.1 km), and Durban Art Gallery (0.03 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gooderson Tropicana Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Gooderson Tropicana Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Gooderson Tropicana Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Gooderson Tropicana Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gooderson Tropicana Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Afro's Chicken Shop, Lingela, and Mustard Grill.
Is Gooderson Tropicana Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Durban.
Are any cleaning services offered at Gooderson Tropicana Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Gooderson Tropicana Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Gooderson Tropicana Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Old Fort (1.5 km).
Is Gooderson Tropicana Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.