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2153 square feet
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215 square feet
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani in Durban (Durban Beachfront), you'll be a 5-minute walk from Mini Town and 7 minutes by foot from Battery Beach. This 4-star hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Golden Mile and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Durban Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 734 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite at Panorama Bar & Pool Deck, one of the hotel's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 3 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. This hotel has 10 meeting rooms available for events. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 4000

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, a fitness center, and a children's pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center. 10 meeting rooms are available. This beach hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Business center
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 734
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani offers 734 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Durban hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet

Where to Eat

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani has 4 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Grill Jichana - This steakhouse specializes in international cuisine. Open select days.

Panorama Bar & Pool Deck - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Ocean Breeze - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

Lingela Restaurant - This buffet restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

  • Casino nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Mangwanani Boutique Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Thai massages, and facials.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Thai massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 50 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Elangeni
  • Elangeni Southern Sun
  • Elangeni Sun
  • Southern Sun Elangeni
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel
  • Sun Elangeni
  • Sun Elangeni Hotel
  • Elangeni Hotel Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani Hotel Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani Hotel
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani
  • Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel
  • Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Durban
  • Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel Durban

We should mention

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.

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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

National Rating

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

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