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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

TripAdvisorUSD 189*
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#2 of 43 Hotels in Durban
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 199*
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

As good as an average commercial chain. Good for business. Clean and close to the beach. I thought the internet service is disappointing considering the rate for a weeknight! For this class of hotel I would expect free wifi at good speed! Else/no problem

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

friendly staff, extremely efficient upon arrival, clean and neat room, lovely view, the mosssstttt scrumptious breakfast that will keep you going until dinner!! beautiful relaxation area with lovely heated and cold pool.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

hotel overrated, tasteless breakfast, cramped rooms ,too expensive blue waters hotel much better. reception staff unfriendly stayed on the fith floor too much noise from bar on second floor goes on till midnight

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dissatisfactory service, first impressions is lasting impressions, very terrible stay. The name Elangeni did not live up to our expectations that the way it should. Absolutely disappointed with my stay at your hotel.

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Ladysmith, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at the maharani was lovely from checkin to checkout. All staff courteous. Excellent beds and linens. The breakfast is somewhat drab. I would love to see more freshly prepared foods. No matter which room you are you have a view on the ocean.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent reception, and excellent experience. A delicious gift and beautiful welcoming note. Dinner was a bit expensive though. The time for breakfast is very convenient because if finishes at 10H30., thus allowing time for one to recover from jetlag.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am always exited to stay at Southern Sun Maharani. The feel and the setting is very nice. The rooms and food is very good. The staff's reception is very friendly and helpful. I always look forward to come back to Elangeni and Maharani.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent, like it . Waiters are friendly. Room service excellent. Food is nice, wide choice. Well modeled. Porters service excellent and we prefer it better than any. Mmm mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm mm Mmm mm Mmm Mmm

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good standard rooms, with lovely view of the marine parade and ocean. Lively activity on the waterfront, fun to walk on the beachfront. The second floor breakfast restaurant was relaxing and pleasant, as was the bar and lounge that spilled outside. Friendly staff and service.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally everything was good except the service on providing the iron and iron board. I would suggest this hotel to all my friends especially when they visited Durban for holiday. It Have seen so many hotels especially in South Africa and I still rate this one as number one when it.

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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
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  • 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
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  • 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: $182 - $330 (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 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“choose ocean facing. free 2G wifi upon arrival”
Hoosains, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean, so you can't go wrong.”
K4739HBjuliew, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“best views and nice rooms”
SisekoY, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms for the best view of the sea!”
  • Bathrooms are very clean
  • Cosy rooms
AnaelBodwell, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“yes to room 1517, no to 1514, both have good views, 1515 and 1516 are the most handy for familys as they are interlinking.”
josefine2017, 7 May 2017 | Read review
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