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4.0 out of 5

"Pleasing stay close to the beach, but away from the city centre, hotel based on self catering but restaurant available , good for breakfast , but stea ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 22 Oct 2017

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Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£42* Per night/room 6 Nov - 7 Nov

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Penthouse, 3 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Hotel Description

The spacious rooms at First Group Oceanic get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Golden Mile. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus an outdoor pool and a restaurant. This 3-star hotel has 37 rooms. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a kitchen.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with kitchens, satellite TV and fridges
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Services include supervised activities for kids, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the spaciousness and nice bathrooms
  • Just a 4-minute walk from Golden Mile and 11 minutes on foot from Durban Beach
  • Local-area shuttle service available for a fee

First Group Oceanic ratings based on 1 verified reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for First Group Oceanic

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5

Close to the beach

Pros: Helpful staff
Cons: Wifi needs improving
Location: Close to the beach and stadium . Local bus service wiĺl take you into the city
Pleasing stay close to the beach, but away from the city centre, hotel based on self catering but restaurant available , good for breakfast , but steaks are not advisable . In house facilities include, pool sauna and other activities.

Posted by , from York on 22 Oct 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Nov 2017 by Ian M,

Dear Mick, Thank you so much for booking with us and sharing your experience with us. We're looking forward to welcoming back you on your next visit. Have a wonderful day Kind Regards Ian M,

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

First Group Oceanic offers its guests an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business centre and a meeting room. A terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ are also featured at First Group Oceanic. For a fee, parking is available. This 3-star Durban hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 37 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) (31.9 km / 19.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

First Group Oceanic offers 37 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Accommodation at this 3-star hotel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Durban hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Satellite televisions are provided. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Separate bedroom
  • In-room dining
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

La Vita – On-site restaurant.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at First Group Oceanic

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: ZAR 50.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Oceanic Durban
  • Oceanic Hotel Durban
  • First Group Oceanic Hotel Durban
  • First Group Oceanic Hotel
  • First Group Oceanic Durban
  • First Group Oceanic Hotel
  • First Group Oceanic Durban
  • First Group Oceanic Hotel Durban

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

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