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Umhlanga hotels and places to stay

Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge
1 out of 5
Cnr Meidgate and Hospital Road, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $38 per night
0.45 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
Beverly Hills
5 out of 5
54 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $259 per night
1.01 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
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Ridge
4 out of 5
14 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $61 per night
0.63 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (205 reviews)
Great stay, family of four.

"Great stay. Hotel room was perfect for family of four. Facilities very good and staff very friendly and helpful. Food was excellent. Further from beach than expected but taxis very reasonable and efficient so not a major downside."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Ridge

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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 $56 per night
1.02 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (287 reviews)

"When in Umhlanga Rocks I always stay at this hotel due to it’s convenient and safe location and extremely helpful and courteous staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga
Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre
4 out of 5
329 Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $46 per night
0.43 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (268 reviews)
Holiday

"Wss comfortable and staff friendly. Willl recommend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre
Garden Court Umhlanga
3 out of 5
Cnr Aurora Dr & Centenary Blvd, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is $81 per night
0.56 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (19 reviews)
Excellent for business travel

"This is my favorite spot to stay when traveling for business in KZN. It is central, close to the mall and nice restaurants. If you don't have a car, everything is in walking distance"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Garden Court Umhlanga
The Oyster Box
5 out of 5
2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $315 per night
1.11 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (220 reviews)

"The food is incredible however breakfast service was slow even with lots of staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

The Oyster Box
Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga
3 out of 5
2 Ncondo Place Umhlanga, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $53 per night
0.37 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (455 reviews)
Awesome

"The stay was really awesome, we all loved it and it was value for money."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga
Royal Palm Hotel
4 out of 5
8 Palm Boulevard, New Town Centre, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $61 per night
0.58 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (205 reviews)
Umhlanga getaway

"Perfect location and good in room amenities"…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Royal Palm Hotel
City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge
3 out of 5
2 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is $76 per night
0.5 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (173 reviews)
Short holiday

"It a perfect affordable option with everything you need a stones throw away."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge
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Visiting Umhlanga

Luxury-minded travelers will find upscale places to stay in Umhlanga, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the entertainment choices and spas. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cafés and cocktail bars. Top sights around the area include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World.

  • There are 98 hotels and other accommodations in Umhlanga
  • The closest major airport is in Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Umhlanga

Favorite places to visit in the city include Gateway Theatre of Shopping, KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board, and Umhlanga Rocks Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Umhlanga Lighthouse and Umhlanga Main Beach.

In Umhlanga, there are 98 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Manaar House - This 4-star bed & breakfast features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast.
  • Caza Beach Guesthouse - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this B&B. This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free parking.
  • The Oyster Box - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and overall condition.

Top places to see around the area include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center, and uShaka Marine World, which is 9.5 mi (15.3 km) away.

Dressing for Umhlanga

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 80°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 65°F
  • From April to June, the average is 78°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 73°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 79°F as the daytime average and 60°F as the nighttime average
  • About 1.10 inches of rain falls on Umhlanga each year
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 80°F, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 52°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Umhlanga?
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 13-minute walk from Umhlanga Rocks Beach. Traveler reviews also recommend Royal Palm Hotel and Regal Inn Gateway Umhlanga as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Umhlanga, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Umhlanga.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Umhlanga?
To access more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Umhlanga, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Umhlanga?
Based on reviews, Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Umhlanga?
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Tariman INN and The Oyster Box. Attractions in the area like uShaka Marine World and Mini Town are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Umhlanga?
Breakers Resort is a favorite 4-star resort for couples, and features in-room kitchenettes and a full-service spa. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre and HoneyPot Guesthouse.
What's the best hotel to stay near Umhlanga Rocks Beach?
Adjacent to Umhlanga Rocks Beach, Ocean Vista Boutique Guest House is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices close by include Forest Manor Boutique Guesthouse and Maison - H Guest House.
What about the best place to stay close to Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve?
One of the top choices for your stay is Breakers Resort, located a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve, and this 4-star resort offers a full-service spa and 2 bars. Jessica’s B&B, located just 0.5 mi (0.8 km) away, is another good choice for your stay.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Umhlanga?
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga is a top 5-star beachfront hotel with 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre and Manaar House. Head to Umhlanga Rocks Beach or Umhlanga Main Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Umhlanga?
The Pearls of Umhlanga is a 4.5-star apartment with a seasonal outdoor pool and in-room kitchens, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. The Oyster Box and Forest Manor Boutique Guesthouse are other upscale choices for your vacation.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Umhlanga?
Forest Manor Boutique Guesthouse is a favorite 5-star guesthouse with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a bar and an outdoor pool. The Oyster Box and The Square Boutique Hotel by Misty Blue Hotels are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What are some hotels with pools in Umhlanga?
Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. Other choices that feature an onsite pool include Urban Park Apartments & Hotel by Misty Blue Hotel and 1002 Bermudas.

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