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Curiocity Durban - Hostel
4 out of 5
55 Monty Naicker Road, 1st Floor Ambassador House, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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8.32 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (36 reviews)

"Good location, within walking distance of a lot of places. Nice kitchen facilities and fantastic showers. Overall good value."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Curiocity Durban - Hostel
Road Lodge Durban
1 out of 5
Cnr Bram Fischer and K E Masinga Roads, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $39 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
7.95 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (248 reviews)

"It was good."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Road Lodge Durban
Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge
1 out of 5
Cnr Meidgate and Hospital Road, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $39 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.89 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (552 reviews)
Two night stop over

"Thank you for a pleasant stay. Lovely quiet room & great service."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge

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Hilton Durban
5 out of 5
12-14 Walnut Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is $78 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
8.07 mi from city center
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
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga
3 out of 5
Protea Mall, Cnr Lighthouse and Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is $69 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
5.88 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (288 reviews)

"The Hotel is in a great location and the rooms are big. We were a family of four. 2 kids age 6 & 4 and it was comfortable for us. They don’t clean the rooms everyday....I guess that’s the new normal with COVID-19"…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga
Beverly Hills
5 out of 5
54 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is $210 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
5.87 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
Superb

"We only stayed for one night, but really enjoyed it."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Beverly Hills
Suncoast Sunsquare & Suncoast Towers
5 out of 5
20 Battery Beach Road, Durban, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is $88 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
7.14 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (74 reviews)

"The Stay was for my brother and his wife on their wedding night. Due to Covid, they were upgraded to Beverly Hills Hotel, part of the groups hotels. The thoroughly enjoyed their stay and were surprised with some goodies."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Suncoast Sunsquare & Suncoast Towers
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
4 out of 5
63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is $95 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
7.75 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (150 reviews)
Excellent food, location, staff !!!

"If your staying in Durban for any reason, this place is lovely. It’s right in the beach, has a private car park and a great steak house. The concierge Garika is amazing. If she lived in England I’d happily give her a job. Fantastic member of staff."…"

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
First Group La Montagne
3 out of 5
100 Compensation Drive, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $62 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 22
20.08 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (73 reviews)
Great!

"Food was out of this World. Clean and Professional service. Definitely recommend this Hotel."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

First Group La Montagne
Zimbali Resort
3.5 out of 5
Zimbali Coastal, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal
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17.31 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (211 reviews)

"Modern with interesting features. Great restaurant s. Very quiet."…"

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2020

Zimbali Resort
The Balmoral Hotel
4 out of 5
125 OR Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $43 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
8.42 mi from city center
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
Belaire Suites
4 out of 5
151 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $38 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
7.46 mi from city center
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
Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat
4 out of 5
120 Goble Road ( Smiso Nkwanyana Rd), Morningside, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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5.8 mi from city center
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
The Blue Waters Hotel
4 out of 5
175 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is $37 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
7.35 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (698 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
The Capital Pearls
4 out of 5
6 Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is $87 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
6.08 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (170 reviews)

"Great location, awesome pool, tasty meals, great service"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

The Capital Pearls
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Visiting KwaMashu

Visitors to KwaMashu are sure to find plenty to explore and enjoy. Top sights around the area include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World.

  • There are 352 hotels and other accommodations in the surrounding area
  • The closest major airport is in Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in KwaMashu

Notable places to visit in the surrounding region include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World. You'll also find Mount Edgecombe Country Club and Beachwood Golf Course in the area.

As you plan your vacation to KwaMashu, the best accommodation may not be in the city center but you'll find 279 hotels and lodging options locally. Here are places to stay in the surrounding area:

  • Hilton Durban is located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the heart of KwaMashu. Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Durban can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool, along with WiFi. Our customers like its breakfast and location.
  • Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is 7.8 mi (12.5 km) from central KwaMashu. This 4-star hotel in Durban features 3 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and 4 restaurants. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • The Blue Waters Hotel is 7.4 mi (11.8 km) from the center of KwaMashu. This 4-star hotel in Durban features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. Our customers like its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for KwaMashu

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 80°F and the nighttime average to be 65°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 78°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • July through September averages 73°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 79°F during the day and 60°F at night
  • KwaMashu gets about 1.10 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually January and February with an average temperature of 80°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 52°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in KwaMashu?
The Oyster Box, located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the heart of KwaMashu, is a top choice for your stay based on our traveler data. Two other choices for your trip to the area are Curiocity Durban - Hostel and The Blue Waters Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in KwaMashu, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in KwaMashu.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to KwaMashu?
To find more details about changing or cancelling your trip to KwaMashu, click here.
What are some hotels with pools in KwaMashu?
The Oyster Box: 5-star hotel, 12-minute walk from Umhlanga Rocks Beach. Features 2 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and a full-service spa. The Blue Waters Hotel and Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge are a couple of other choices that offer an onsite pool.

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