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Located in Umhlanga, aha Gateway Hotel is connected to a shopping center. UShaka Marine World is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Umhlanga Rocks Beach and Durban Beach. Traveling with kids? Consider Japanese Gardens and Mini Town. With scuba diving, water tubing, and motor boating nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.
Family-friendly hotel connected to a shopping center in Umhlanga with restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, a conference center, and self parking. All 146 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find rainfall showerheads, free newspapers, and free bottled water.
Aha Gateway Hotel offers 146 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary newspapers. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
This Umhlanga hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.
An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and transportation
Self parking on site (ZAR 35 per night; includes in/out privileges)
Extended parking on site (ZAR 35.00 per night)
Limited onsite parking
Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
Onsite parking options include a garage
24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
Area shuttle (surcharge)
Food and drink
Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: ZAR 180 per person
Room service available
Things to do
Dry cleaning service
In-room child care (surcharge)
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning service
Pool sun loungers
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Lever door handles
Visual alarms in hallways
Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
Bathroom (partially open)
Food and drink
Free bottled water
Connecting rooms available
Iron/ironing board (on request)
The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Check-in from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Special check-in instructions
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available
Property payment types
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 180 per person (approximately)
Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 360 per person (one way)
Self parking fee: ZAR 35 per night (in/out privileges)
Extended parking fee: ZAR 35.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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 may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
Parking height restrictions apply
Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Property is also known as
Gateway Hotel Three Cities
Three Cities Gateway
aha Gateway Hotel Umhlanga
Three Cities Gateway Hotel Umhlanga
Three Cities Gateway Umhlanga
Three Cities Hotel Gateway
aha Gateway Umhlanga
aha Gateway Hotel Hotel
aha Gateway Hotel Umhlanga
aha Gateway Hotel Hotel Umhlanga
Frequently asked questions
Can I cancel my reservation for free at aha Gateway Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, aha Gateway Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to aha Gateway Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at aha Gateway Hotel?
As of Apr 11, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at aha Gateway Hotel on Apr 19, 2021 start from $83, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does aha Gateway Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Pool access is from 7:00 AM–6:00 PM.
Is aha Gateway Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at aha Gateway Hotel?
Self parking is available for ZAR 35 per night. Extended parking is available for ZAR 35.00 per night. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at aha Gateway Hotel?
Check-in is from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
What time is check-out at aha Gateway Hotel?
Check-out is at 10:00 AM.
Does aha Gateway Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of ZAR 360 per person applies.
Where is aha Gateway Hotel located?
This family-friendly Umhlanga hotel is located on the boardwalk, within 1 mi (2 km) of KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board and Gateway Theatre of Shopping. Umhlanga Rocks Beach is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.
Hotel is clean, the type of selfish inconsiderate people that this hotel draws, leaves much to be desired.
Shouting in the hallways at 4am is not on.
No one was at reception to complain to.
This happened to us 2out of the 3 nights we were there.
Brought this up to reception and all we got was “sorry about that”.
Hotel management lack of accountability for the issue raised by the customer, no hot water in the room after notifying 10h before, no milk with cereals, iron not working properly, air conditioning making noise on the heating status, no parking security, door open after 10pm for anyone to access,...