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Top Durban Historic Hotels

The Waterfront hotel & spa by Misty blue hotels
3 out of 5
Corner of Mahatma Gandhi & Browns Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $34 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
3.8/5Good! (191 reviews)
I love the hotel and ill be Back!

"It was absolutely amazing."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

The Waterfront hotel & spa by Misty blue hotels
Quarters Hotel Florida Road
4 out of 5
101 Florida Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $83 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
4.4/5Excellent! (69 reviews)
Go-To

"This is our go-to for quick trips to Durban. Perfect location, central and close to all the action. Great rooms, nice staff - good breakfast. Like it a lot for short trips"…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Quarters Hotel Florida Road
Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel
5 out of 5
11 Sir Arthur Road, Morningside, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $65 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.3/5Excellent! (43 reviews)
Joanne’s review

"Wonderful large room comfortable firm bed large bathroom and nice balcony with view. Area relatively safe. Very accommodating staff. Good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel

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The Royal Hotel
3 out of 5
267 Smith Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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3.5/5Good! (213 reviews)
Definitely coming back

"I don't understand why it's a 3 star cause everything is 5star and the staff is amazing"…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

The Royal Hotel
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About Durban Historic Hotels

Traveling can be more than just going somewhere different for your holiday, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of an area. One of the best ways to get a feel for the culture of a city is to learn about its history. Exploring museums or landmarks is a fine kick-off, but a stay in a Durban historic hotel can carry you back in time. Pack your suitcases (no need for a time machine) as your Durban landmark hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

As soon as you pass through your Durban hotel's doors, you'll be transported to the past. With their unique architectures and addresses in the exciting parts of Durban, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. Although these lodgings may be older, they have many of the modern amenities that help you wind down on your getaway. You'll notice your room furnished with a cozy bed, and about anything you may want for a marvelous visit.

Once you have spent time appreciating the hotel's grounds, you can tour the prominent landmarks and museums to take in more of the region's culture. Undoubtedly, all this perusing through the past will work up an appetite. Be sure to read through the reviews and see the places other visitors to Durban think is worth going to. You can also ask your hotel's concierge so you can find out where the local places to enjoy a drink or dinner in Durban are.

Your Durban Accommodation Is Waiting

If you desire to get the most from your Durban visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this renowned city. Having 169 of these one-of-a-kind lodgings to decide from. Rates on these Durban historic hotels range from $34 to . You are bound to find at a great rate. But, like the past civilizations you're examining, these rates won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get a place in one of these landmark properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Durban?
The historical places in Durban are probably at the top of your sightseeing list. While you’re visiting, you may want to admire the popular beaches.
What's the best hotel in Durban to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Waterfront hotel & spa by Misty blue hotels is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and a restaurant. Umhlanga Lighthouse is a short 15-minute drive away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel and The Royal Hotel.
How many historical hotels are located in Durban?
Durban has 169 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 4 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights to visit in Durban?
Durban is notable for landmarks like Old House Museum, The Old Fort, and Sugar Terminal. Cultural venues include Durban City Hall, Phansi Museum, and Durban Art Gallery. Other popular sights include uShaka Marine World and Durban Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in Durban?
Guests who choose a historic hotel can sleep in a place that has an officially recognized historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station, or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the public spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Durban, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels tend to be what’s most important. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value as well as how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Durban have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you’ve come to expect, but every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the popular amenities found at a contemporary hotel should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Durban, you won’t find a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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