Just a 15-minute drive from King Shaka International Airport in La Mercy, this 4-star hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. Facilities include an outdoor pool and sun deck. Set overlooking the Dolphin Coast, Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre offers air-conditioned rooms featuring a modern interior decorated with warm colours. All rooms have a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, and an en suite bathroom. For lunch and dinner, the Saffron Restaurant offers varied buffets and an à la carte menu. Guests can enjoy a refreshing drink at the Vanilla Bar and Coffee Shop. Room service is also available. Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel’s reception is available 24/7. The hotel also offers laundry facilities and 24-hour concierge services. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Umhlanga promenade and Gateway Shopping Mall. It is a 25-minute drive from Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, the city centre, Durban’s main beachfront and the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Free private parking is available on site.
Managed by the RCI travel organization, Cabana Beach Lifestyle Resort is an excellent option for families. There are numerous activities for children with direct access to the safe, bathing beach. Each Cabana has a fully equipped kitchen, dining/living area and veranda with fine sea views. It offers three restaurants, two swimming pools, tennis courts and more. Children under 18 stay free. The resort is in Umhlanga, a popular beach holiday resort in fine surroundings.
A well-known hotel, Beverly Hills Hotel is noted for providing excellent service and facilities. It has a formal hotel style with grand decor and silver tea service (plus pianist). Rooms are fairly small but all have excellent sea views. There is a swimming pool and shop, two restaurants and two bars. Located just north of Durban, about ten minutes drive to the city center via the coast, this hotel has the added benefit of being located in Umhlanga Rocks, a popular beach holiday resort that sits on the Indian Ocean.
Situated in Durban's CBD and 15 minutes’ walk from the beach, Royal Hotel features 2 restaurants serving award-winning cuisine. Rooms have panoramic views of the city or the yacht harbour. The stylish guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning and satellite TV. Each features a minibar fridge, which can be stocked on request, along with tea-and-coffee-making facilities and hairdryers. Bathrooms include bathtubs and showers. The hotel’s flagship restaurant, the Royal Grill, offers dining in an elegant environment for breakfast, lunch and dinner, where the Coffee Shoppe offers lighter meals. The Royal Hotel sports swimming pool on the top floor. This 3-star accommodation is 5 minutes’ walk from the Esplanade, 20 minutes walk from uShaka and 35 km from King Shaka International Airport.
Southern Sun North Beach is the grandest of all Southern Sun hotels in Durban. The rooms are large and all of them have sea views; cots are available upon request. The facilities include a swimming pool with a view! Its 32nd floor location offers a great opportunity to look down at the city. There is also a cocktail bar, covered parking and convenient location for the beachfront and city center.
Set 1 km from the banks of the Umgeni River, The Riverside Hotel and Spa offers air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor pool and a range of beauty treatments at its wellness centre. Gateway Shopping Centre is 11 km away. All rooms have luxurious bedding and furnishings. Each one has satellite TV, air conditioning and a small kitchenette fitted with basic appliances. The outdoor pool area is built among natural rocks and tropical trees. Guests can enjoy a variety of beers and cocktails from the poolside bar. Riverside Café serves a blend of South African and European cuisines in a smart-casual atmosphere. Riverside Café Bar features light snacks and tropical drinks. The Riverside Hotel is a 20-minute drive away from Pavilion Mall. Durban Country Club is 2 km away, while King Shaka International Airport is 27 km from the property.
Located next door to the International Convention Center, the Hilton Durban is ideally located for tourists and business travelers alike, with easy access to the city's beautiful coastline. Guest room are bright and spacious, and include such amenities as high-speed Internet access, luxurious marble bathrooms, and views of either the city or the sea. Suites and deluxe rooms are also available, which offer separate living rooms and as much as 77m²/829sq.ft to stretch out in. A restaurant, two bars and a coffee lounge are located on-site.
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is a 21-story high rise on North Beach, very close to Durban's city center. All of the rooms either have water view or look out onto the city's Golden Mile. Conveniently located on the Golden Mile, the hotel has a sophisticated atmosphere and friendly service. The guest rooms have contemporary decor and modern amenities, including air conditioning and WiFi. Guests can take a dip in one of the three swimming pools or unwind at the Mangwanani Boutique Spa.
Durban Spa is a modern complex of self-catering apartments that is conveniently situated on South Beach. The apartments are fully serviced, they all face the sea and vary in size from two to eight beds. The complex includes a roof garden and heated pool. Organized tours are also available. The complex is owned by a large organization which has timeshare flats throughout Durban and offer a consistently good standard. Kindly note that the hotel does not have any rooms or suites and only condos to rent.
Located on Durban's Golden Mile, the SunCoast Hotel & Towers is one of two hotels that are part of the 26 hectare SunCoast Casino & Entertainment World. Among the hotel's amenities are an on-site restaurant and bar, air-conditioning, daycare service, and a luxurious spa that encompasses the entire 9th floor. Hotel guests also have access to an exclusive lounge, which has its own private deck and hosts a complimentary happy hour from 19:00-21:00 daily. For something really special, splurge on the penthouse suite, which has such additional perks as a private balcony with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean, and optional in-room butler and private chef.