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Albany Hotel

225 Anton Lembede Street, Durban 4001 South Africa
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#45 of 69 hotels in Durban
The Albany Hotel specializes in offering the best accommodation at affordable rates to corporate business, honeymooners, sports teams, groups and holiday makers alike. We also specialize in hosting unforgettable wedding receptions. We have a number of wedding venues to choose from depending on the size of the function required. The Hotel offers business conference and function facilities from small to large events. We have three business conference venues available with seating capacity of up to 120 delegates.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Archery offsite
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Paid internet
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Water park offsite
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Seating area
Laptop safe
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Afrikaans and 4 more
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CG-nelspruit wrote a review Dec 2020
14 contributions6 helpful votes
Be very careful when looking at the photos and description of this hotel online: one of the worst hotels that exist. Small and dirty bathroom, not enough towels for entire family, dirty carpets, curtains falling off rails, stained furniture, no remote for TV, NO PARKING, situated above 2 very dodgy and noisy bars. We had to stay as we paid, but we couldnt leave early enough the next day. Cheap price on booking.com- and now we understand why. Horrible place.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Anelie N wrote a review Sep 2020
3 contributions
Firstly the lady that was on the reception on the 29th September is very rude and racist, I came on the 29th and checked in when I went to the room there was no toilet paper and towels, I went to the reception and told her, she promised to sort it out but nothing was done I went back and approached her she told me to speak to the manager. The room was dirty and scary hence I paid fully but they reception seemed not to be care. The remotes for air conditioning and TV was not in the room they told me I'll use manual. I went and inform them the air conditioning is not working nothing was done, I waited for the them to atleast bring toilet papers, guess what nobody can. The way I was so disappointed and un attended, I even decided to check out same day and look for another place hence I paid for Albany room and the was no refund paid to me hence no attention was given to me whenever I'm shouting for help. The floor has got a carpet with a very bad smell. I Will never ever book to this place, they only have good building outside, come inside you will see, and moreover racist receptionist.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Pontshi wrote a review Jan 2020
Mitchells Plain, South Africa41 contributions2 helpful votes
1. The lady who was at reception on our arrival was not friendly at all 2. Thanks to Phumeza who saved the day with her friendliness till we left 3. The foyer was not clean 4. The elevators we fine, except being too small. Only 2 people could fit with their luggage 5. Our room was at 5th floor, the floor carpet was dirty with visible and a fowl smell 6. The curtain of the window on the corridor was so dirty that we couldn't even make out the original color 7. The orange couch there had visible stains, no one could sit on it 8. The furniture in the room had visible dust 9. The beds were very comfortable 10. The room was a 3 sleeper, but only 2 cups and 2 bath towels were in the room 11. On the day of our checkout, we requested a toilet paper roll at 7 am and we never received it till we left. And no one apologized for it
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Bridget J wrote a review Jan 2020
Brisbane, Australia18 contributions4 helpful votes
I found this hotel on Trip.com I needed a family room and made a last minute booking. The pictures on Trip.com were nothing like the hotel. It's in the down town area and in the middle of the 'red light zone.' Which isn't suitable for me especially since I had my elderly mother and 7 year old daughter. The rooms smelled stale and there was insufficient towels. We arrived late and went to sleep. In the morning when we went to reception we saw people asleep in the waiting areas and strewn in corridors. The housekeeping staff didn't appear to have bras on as it was hot and we saw several of their cleavages showing between the buttons. Quite unprofessional and an altogether 'seedy' vibe. I paid 311 Australian dollars for two nights for the family room. I left after the first night there was no way I could have spent a second night knowing what I knew about this place. Terrible experience really
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Lee-Ann H wrote a review Nov 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa34 contributions19 helpful votes
The service at the Albany Hotel is phenomenal and really makes your stay such a pleasure. The room was comfortable and clean, when booking a twin room book a quad room because it will have two double beds. Breakfast is great value for money with buffet and a'la carte options available. Loved the coffee shop in the lobby area and loved the service offered by the staff especially Shahed.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
US$24 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
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Frequently Asked Questions about Albany Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Albany Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Natural Science Museum (0.08 km), Port Natal Maritime Museum (0.4 km), and Playhouse (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Albany Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Albany Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Albany Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Albany Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Albany Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Roma Revolving Restaurant, The Oriental restaurant, and Thunder Peak Spur Steak Ranch.
Does Albany Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Albany Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Albany Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Durban.
Are any cleaning services offered at Albany Hotel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Albany Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Albany Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Afrikaans, and Zulu.