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The Albany Hotel
3 out of 5
225 Smith Street / 225 Anton Lembede, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $28 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3/5 (116 reviews)

"Close to the port easy to reach rooms good friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

The Albany Hotel
Belaire Suites
4 out of 5
151 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $43 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.2/5Very Good! (545 reviews)

"Am happy with everything except the lady that was at reception when i check,she was not having a friendly/welcoming /happy face and when she talk to me it was like she was talking to someone who knows the hotel"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Belaire Suites
Hilton Durban
5 out of 5
12-14 Walnut Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $85 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
4.2/5Very Good! (582 reviews)

"Cleanliness was excellent. Service was good for the most part. Know your rates otherwise they can rip you off"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Hilton Durban

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The Blue Waters Hotel
4 out of 5
175 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $41 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
3.9/5Very Good! (697 reviews)

"It is just by the beach, and the view is excellent. The remodeling is under way, and looks old but well managed."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

The Blue Waters Hotel
Road Lodge Durban
1 out of 5
Cnr Bram Fischer and K E Masinga Roads, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $38 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26
3.8/5Good! (248 reviews)

"It was good."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Road Lodge Durban
Parade Hotel
2 out of 5
191 OR Tambo/Marine Parade, North Beach, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $30 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3.8/5Good! (257 reviews)

"My stay was great but can i suggest a change in the breakfast menu...try adding other things"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

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Cheap Hotels in Durban

Durban has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World, this destination is home to The Old Fort and Durban Botanical Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

When it comes to affordable places to stay in Durban, you can find hotels that won't break the bank. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Road Lodge Durban - 1-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its good location and proximity to shops.

Hilton Durban - Customers like this hotel for its good location. It offers free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and 2 restaurants.

Parade Hotel - At this 2-star hotel, you can take advantage of free English breakfast and a bar. Reviews mention the clean rooms and good location.

Belaire Suites - Customers like this hotel for its comfortable rooms and helpful staff. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Durban

Still picking travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: January, February, March, and December, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August, and May, with an average temperature of 52°F
  • Rainiest months: March, December, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches
  • Driest months: August, June, July, and September, with an average rainfall of 0.05 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Durban

Durban is known for its casino gaming and offers things to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the local culture at Durban Art Gallery and Durban Natural Science Museum, or visit other spots like Natal Museum.

Travelers also like Durban for its:
  • Beaches
  • Cultural attractions
  • Theme parks
  • Shark viewing
  • Festivals
  • Horse racing

Getting Around Durban

The most convenient airport is in Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), 17.7 mi (28.4 km) away from the city center. Durban might not have very many public transit choices so a rental car could be a reasonable alternative to explore the area.

Frequently asked questions

What is Durban like for travelers on a budget?
Durban has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like uShaka Marine World and Durban Beach, this destination is home to Durban Botanical Gardens and Harbour, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Durban?
Based on reviews, Parade Hotel is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free English breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Road Lodge Durban and The Albany Hotel.
How many low cost hotels are there in Durban?
Expedia has 6 hotels in Durban that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Durban?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Durban, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually January and February with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 63°F. Average annual precipitation for Durban is 33 inches.
What is there to see and do in Durban?
Durban is known for its casino gaming and offers things to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as uShaka Marine World and Durban Beach, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. If you’re looking to enjoy the area’s natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Golden Mile, Addington Beach, or Durban Botanical Gardens.
How can I get to Durban and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Durban can help keep you on budget. The most convenient airport is King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR), 17.7 mi (28.4 km) away. Durban might not have many public transit options to choose from so a rental car could be a reasonable alternative to see more of the area.

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