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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Expedia.comUS$146*
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#2 of 42 Hotels in Durban
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$196*
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stay was good and comfortable, I enjoyed the stay and service was very good. The food was good and room was neat and clean. The toilets and bathroom were refreshing. Waiter service were good. I enjoyed thoroughly.

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel in general, even though it was a busy Easter weekend, rooms were cleaned thoroughly, restaurants served great food especially Jichana Grill and V&V. Staff always helpful and polite. Location is fantastic for easy access to the golden mile & ushaka marina, also easy access to the highway.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Poor housekeeping service Uncomfortable bedding Emergency Evacuation at 1.15am due to false alarm and poor management of the evacuation, no fire marshal, no assembly point, no apologies from hotel and incompetent staff The Hotel must take responsibility for the poor management of the evacuation and their imcompetent staff. The GM reasoning was pathetic and unacceptable! I stayed at Elangeni under...

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review as well as for taking my call yesterday and for your valuable feedback. Once again, please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused by the false evacuation alarm during your stay. As discussed, I agree that this could have and should have been handled better by the Duty Manager....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall I was satisfied except for the parking which I felt was a bit of a headache to park in overflow and walk to hotel, especially since I had kids and city centres are not the safest places to walk.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. We are looking at ways to better manage the parking challenge, as we cannot increase the number of on-site bays - we will definitely consider your suggestion of offering valet parking as an option. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You cannot beat the Elangeni Hotel in Durban. I have been coming to this hotel for over 25 years both on business and pleasure. It is unrivalled in terms of location, decor, professionalism of staff and management and services. I have no hesitation in recommending the Elangeni to anyone

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My family of four stayed here for seven nights. The views from the 16th floor are amazing, and breakfast spread is amongst the best that I have had, and the restaurant staff are really friendly. This hotel is excellent, and it'd location is world class being on the waterfront/boardwalk which has endless activities and food choices.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay and managed to experience our beautiful promenade. We look forward to welcoming you back when you next travel to Durban. Regards Samantha

Pongola, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

excellent, keep motivation your staff members to carry on with their excellent work in all parts include to part agencies because they make a different to every individual around your work environment.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place has easy of access and will recommend to anyone coming down to Durban. The staff and people around are friendly and always willing to help. The food is great and I enjoyed my stay wish to come again.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arriving after midnight there was a lot of people at the foyer. And reception welcomed us very friendly. Stayed on the 12th floor and what an amazing view we had of the ocean. Rooms are not big though. Basically the 2 double beds take up all the space. Bathroom has a shower/bath combo. Clean but a bit outdated. Breakfast was...

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at this property for 4 nights.Decent rooms with all amenities.Good breakfast spread daily.The hotel made my birthday all the more special with a complementary cake and chocolates. Thank you for an overall pleasant stay.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Radiating energy and elegance across the Golden Mile, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani invites you to take your place in the sun. From the stylish bedrooms with breath-taking sea-views to the variety of restaurants and recreation facilities, visitors can look forward to the vibrancy, colour and culture of Durban's premier hotel destination offering more choice than ever before, from service and hospitality through to accommodation and dining. Absolutely everything under one sun! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Address: 63 OR O R Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: €129 - €211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani 4*
Number of rooms: 449
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Elangeni Durban
Elangeni Hotel Durban
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
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“Choose 11th Floor and upwards for a great sea view”
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“Rooms on the south side”
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“High floor to the beach side”
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