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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

This family-friendly Pietermaritzburg hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Tatham Art Gallery and Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Msunduzi Museum and Macrorie House Museum are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a rooftop terrace. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include conference rooms, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All 70 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free bottled water, and hair dryers.

 Guest Highlights

  • Helpful staff

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. 8 meeting rooms are available. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. This family-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, dry cleaning/laundry services, and room service (during limited hours). Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Aha Imperial Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Year Built 1877 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Phone 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Desk 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM.

Gardenroom Restaurant - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

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

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 15 years old.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: ZAR 100 per night
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.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR R165 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 100 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Imperial Protea Hotel
  • aha Imperial Hotel Pietermaritzburg
  • Protea Hotel Imperial Pietermaritzburg
  • Protea Imperial
  • Protea Imperial Pietermaritzburg
  • Imperial Hotel Pietermaritzburg
  • Imperial Pietermaritzburg
  • aha Imperial Pietermaritzburg

We should mention

Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

National Rating

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


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