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Superior Room
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215 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

Located in Durban Beachfront, this beach hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Mini Town, Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, and Durban Beach. UShaka Marine World and Moses Mabhida Stadium are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Catch some rays at the nearby beach or spend the day relaxing at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 734 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include electric kettles, hair dryers, and safes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 4000

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani features 3 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 3 bars/lounges. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center. This beach hotel also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Elevator
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Free breakfast
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 734
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani offers 734 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and designer toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Durban hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Shower only
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Electric kettle
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Daruma - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Grill Jichana - This steakhouse specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days.

Panorama Bar & Pool Deck - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Ocean Breeze - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only. Open daily.

Lingela Restaurant - This buffet restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a fitness center.

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Mangwanani Boutique Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Thai massages, and facials.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Thai massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

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 are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 50 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Elangeni
  • Elangeni Southern Sun
  • Elangeni Sun
  • Southern Sun Elangeni
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel
  • Sun Elangeni
  • Sun Elangeni Hotel
  • Elangeni Hotel Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani Hotel Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani Hotel
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

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

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