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The Capital Pearls

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In-room safe, desk, soundproofing, free WiFi
Outdoor pool

Overview of The Capital Pearls

The Capital Pearls

4.0 star property
9.0 out of 10 Wonderful
9.0/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
6 Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, 4320

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUmhlanga Main Beach7 min walk
  • Popular LocationUmhlanga Lighthouse9 min walk
  • Popular LocationUmhlanga Rocks Beach16 min walk
  • AirportDurban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.)21 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Umhlanga, The Capital Pearls is in the suburbs and on the beach. Umhlanga Lighthouse and The Old Fort are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve and Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve. Japanese Gardens and Big Rush Urban Adrenaline are also worth visiting. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as surfing/body boarding.

What's nearby

  • Umhlanga Main Beach - 7 min walk
  • Umhlanga Lighthouse - 9 min walk
  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 16 min walk
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail - 2 min drive
  • KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 24 min drive


  • Doppio Zero - 4 min walk
  • Hooters - 6 min walk
  • The Chefs' Table - 6 min walk
  • Bellezar - 7 min walk
  • African Roots Coffee - 3 min walk

About this property

The Capital Pearls

4-star hotel by the ocean
You can look forward to a poolside bar, a terrace, and a garden at The Capital Pearls. With a beachfront location, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up some sun. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Be sure to enjoy a meal at the onsite local and international cuisine restaurant. In addition to dry cleaning/laundry services and a bar, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge), and ATM/banking services
  • Smoke-free premises, a front-desk safe, and concierge services
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the family-friendly amenities and dining options
Room features
All 70 rooms include comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to perks like free WiFi and safes. Guest reviews speak positively of the spacious rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Tubs or showers and free toiletries
  • TVs with premium channels
  • Kitchens, refrigerators, and microwaves


Afrikaans, English

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge
  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Daily buffet breakfast available 7:00 AM–10:00 AM for a fee: ZAR 250 per person
  • A bar/lounge
  • A poolside bar
  • A restaurant

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • In-room kitchen
  • In-room microwave
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Tour and ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting room


  • Garden
  • On the beach
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • In-room roll-in shower
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-width doorways


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Towels


  • TV with premium satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Kitchen
  • Limited room service
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Safe
  • Soundproofed rooms

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: approximately ZAR 250 per person

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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Property is also known as

Capital Pearls Aparthotel Umhlanga
Capital Pearls Aparthotel
Capital Pearls Umhlanga
Capital Pearls
The Capital Pearls Hotel
The Capital Pearls Umhlanga
The Capital Pearls Hotel Umhlanga

Frequently asked questions

Does The Capital Pearls have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at The Capital Pearls?

As of Jun 9, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Capital Pearls on Jun 18, 2023 start from $92.83, 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.

Is The Capital Pearls pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at The Capital Pearls?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Capital Pearls?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at The Capital Pearls?

Check-out is at 10 AM.

Does The Capital Pearls provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A per vehicle, one-way fee applies.

Where is The Capital Pearls located?

Nestled on the beach, this Umhlanga hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Umhlanga Main Beach and Umhlanga Lighthouse. Umhlanga Rocks Beach and Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve are also within 1 mi (2 km).




Rating 10 - Excellent. 141 out of 216 reviews" "
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Rating 8 - Good. 51 out of 216 reviews" "
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Rating 6 - Okay. 13 out of 216 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Poor. 8 out of 216 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 4%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 3 out of 216 reviews" "
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Excellent


Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Safe once you were inside the building and across the road from the shopping mall, a few minutes walk to a nice beach.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent

Emeka Sylva

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

8/10 Good


Great place to stay
The hotel is amazing and at great location just next to rhe beach promenade. Many restaurants nearby. Starbucks at same premises. Small shopping mall. breakfast can be improved.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

8/10 Good


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Great stay at these apartments
Enjoyed our stay in these apartments. Check in was a bit slow but apartment was great
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2022

6/10 Okay


Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

General hotel information

Highly Rated Amenities
Comfortable Beds & Nice Bathroom
Star Rating
Nearest Airport
Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.)
6 Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal