We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

    63 OR O R Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    Savings alert: 12% below average rate

    The price you found is 12% lower than this hotel's average rate of USD 165/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    USD 145*USD 152*
    View Deal
    Traveller (456)
    Room & Suite (147)
    Pool & Beach (33)
    Hilton Durban
    1,413 reviews
    #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Suncoast Towers
    453 reviews
    #7 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Edward
    361 reviews
    #10 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Blue Waters Hotel
    598 reviews
    #17 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good40%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “ocean breeze” (29 reviews)
    “tsogo sun” (60 reviews)
    “north beach” (61 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Babysitting
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Hilton Durban
    1,413 reviews
    #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Suncoast Towers
    453 reviews
    #7 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Edward
    361 reviews
    #10 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Blue Waters Hotel
    598 reviews
    #17 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Rooms
    30 Jul.31 Jul.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from USD 145.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Durban hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9415aa8873ca4b45a71be231bcfbe0c5", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":299226,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[56321055],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":145,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"9415aa8873ca4b45a71be231bcfbe0c5","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":152,"lowestMetaPrice":145,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":152,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":152,"lowestMetaPrice":145,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":152,"hotelName":"Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijk0MTVhYTg4NzNjYTRiNDVhNzFiZTIzMWJjZmJlMGM1IiwiQUlLIjoiODkwMGM2ZjExZjc4NDY1YWEwNGMwMzE1ZDIyNDVkOWEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "30/07/2017", "checkOut": "31/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 145", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"56321055":"GetARoom","68901239":"CancelonIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (1,868)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages
    There are newer reviews for Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
    See the most recent reviews

    141 - 145 of 1,780 reviews

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    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.More

    Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
    Thank deonc49
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 25 April 2017

    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...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    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...More

    Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
    Thank U9128KUjamesp
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 8 May 2017

    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

    Reviewed 23 April 2017 via 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...More

    Thank MichaelDryden2512
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 24 April 2017

    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...More

    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    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.

    Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
    Thank CaniasZakhe
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 24 April 2017

    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

    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    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.

    Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
    Thank xasuxolo
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 23 April 2017

    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

    Hilton Durban
    1,413 reviews
    #3 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Suncoast Towers
    453 reviews
    #7 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Edward
    361 reviews
    #10 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    Blue Waters Hotel
    598 reviews
    #17 of 43 hotels in Durban
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 116 - USD 435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
    • #2 Business Hotel in Durban
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 449
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly, Cancelon and getaroom.com so you can book your Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
    • Also Known As
    • Southern Sun Elangeni Durban ,
    • Elangeni Hotel Durban
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (456)
    Room & Suite (147)
    Pool & Beach (33)
    Dining (20)
    Hotel & Grounds (261)
    Bathroom (15)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
    Blue Waters Hotel
    598 reviews
    .72 km away
     
    Hilton Durban
    1,413 reviews
    .92 km away
     
    Belaire Suites
    434 reviews
    .52 km away
     
    City Lodge Hotel Durban
    133 reviews
    .55 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Grill Jichana
    185 reviews
    .07 km away
    Circus Circus Beach Cafe
    271 reviews
    .21 km away
    Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els
    151 reviews
    .91 km away
    Vasco's Restaurant
    24 reviews
    .91 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Golden Mile
    579 reviews
    .49 km away
    Suncoast Casino
    470 reviews
    1.30 km away
    Madame Zingara Theatre of Dreams
    97 reviews
    1.58 km away
    Natural Science Museum
    47 reviews
    1.60 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Warren香港
    25 January 2017|
    Answer
    Response from 838quintond | Reviewed this property |
    Breakfast is 7h00 and 11h00 every day I prefer to have breakfast at the elangeni hotel.they have more continental breakfast .quite busy in the mornings for brakfast
    0
    Votes
    pebbles2_13
    5 November 2016|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from Samantha C | Property representative |
    Dear Patricia Unfortunately we do not offer fully inclusive packages Regards Samantha
    1
    Vote
    thembi m
    11 September 2016|
    Answer
    Response from Shosek | Reviewed this property |
    We asked for adjoining rooms and were told that the hotel doesn't have them.
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Every room to your right faces the ocean"
    Read review
    "All rooms are sea-facing"
    Read review
    "Don't stay in Durban, rather choose Umhlanga Rocks instead."
    Read review
    "Get a room on the 19th or 20th floor"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing