Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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Overview of Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

4.0 star property
Durban Beachfront beach hotel with 4 restaurants and spa

8.0/10 Very Good

200 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
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63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 4 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Fitness center
  • Beach towels
  • Self parking
  • Children's pool
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
For families
  • Children's pool
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Durban Beachfront
  • Durban Beach - 2 min drive
  • UShaka Marine World - 11 min drive
  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 26 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is a great choice for your beach stay in Durban. 3 outdoor pools provide a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials, and mani/pedis. Dining choices include 4 restaurants and the 3 bars/lounges are great places to grab a cold drink. A poolside bar, a fitness center, and a children's pool are other highlights at this upscale hotel. Fellow travelers say great things about the beach location and local sightseeing.

Languages

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

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 734 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (ZAR 50 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 4 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 10 meeting rooms
  • Conference center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Beach towels

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Fitness center
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Full-service spa

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

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.

Dining

Grill Jichana - This steakhouse specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days.
Panorama Bar & Pool Deck - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Ocean Breeze - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only. Open daily.
Lingela Restaurant - This buffet restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 595 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Shuttle services

Parking

  • Self parking costs ZAR 50 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Policies

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.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

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.

Also known as

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
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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel Durban

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Overall score and ratings

8.0

Very Good

8.3/10

Cleanliness

8.4/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

7.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.1/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

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