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The Blue Waters Hotel
4 out of 5
175 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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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
Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat
4 out of 5
120 Goble Road ( Smiso Nkwanyana Rd), Morningside, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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4.5/5Wonderful! (120 reviews)

"I will definitely be going back and staying here again. The guesthouse is amazing with views to the sea. Breakfast was outstanding. The staff were very welcoming and helpful in guiding me about where to go in Durban. Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat
Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel
5 out of 5
11 Sir Arthur Road, Morningside, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $63 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
4.3/5Excellent! (43 reviews)
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"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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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
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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
The Saint James on Venice Luxury Guest House
4 out of 5
100 Venice Road Morningside, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $65 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3.9/5Very Good! (57 reviews)

"Lovely place with kind, helpful staff and good breakfasts."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

The Saint James on Venice Luxury Guest House
The Balmoral Hotel
4 out of 5
125 OR Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $74 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
3.8/5Good! (186 reviews)

"The personnel went out of their way to make it a good experience. The politeness of the staff was evident right from the security guard outside to the cleaners."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

The Balmoral Hotel
The Edward Hotel
4 out of 5
149 O.R. Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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3.8/5Good! (206 reviews)

"It was so amazing, the staff, the rooms cleanliness, linen, the food everything was awesome."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

The Edward Hotel
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Looking for the perfect hotel for your luxury holiday in Durban? Use Expedia to arrange your flight to Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) airport, and then select from a variety of places to stay that will deliver the luxury you want. Amenities are important when you plan a vacation, so we make it easy to find what you need to make your stay relaxing and comfortable. If you want an upscale hotel that has a spa, an indoor pool, or luxury bedding, Expedia can assist you in finding the best luxury hotel experience that Durban offers. Known for its beaches, Durban also has some interesting things to see and do including Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World, so you may want to take in the local sights during your visit.

When to Visit Durban

Here's what you can expect from the weather when you stay in Durban:

  • 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
  • Driest months: August, June, July, and September, with an average rainfall of 0.05 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, December, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches

Exploring Durban

Enjoy all that Durban has to offer and visit Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, uShaka Marine World, and Farewell Square. If you have a little extra time during your trip, you might want to check out Durban Art Gallery and Durban City Hall.

Some other things that make Durban unique are its:
  • Beaches
  • Casino gaming
  • Cultural attractions
  • Theme parks
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Shark viewing

Frequently asked questions

Are you searching for the perfect hotel for your luxury trip to Durban?
Travel to King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) Airport and then treat yourself to a stay at one of 8 Durban luxury hotels. Known for its beaches, Durban also has some interesting things to see and do including uShaka Marine World and Durban Beach, so you may want to take in the local sights during your visit.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Durban?
Hilton Durban is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and spa services, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Belaire Suites and The Edward Hotel are two other upscale options for your vacation.
When can I expect good weather in Durban?
Planning for the weather is a good way to make your trip to Durban relaxing and enjoyable, especially when you’re splurging. 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's there to see and do in Durban?
Enjoy all that Durban has to offer when you visit uShaka Marine World, Durban Beach, and Golden Mile. If you have extra time while you’re in the area, you might want to see Moses Mabhida Stadium and Mini Town.

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