Albany Hotel

Albany Hotel


225 Smith Street / 225 Anton Lembede, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness6,7
  • Comfort6,7
  • Location7,5
  • Services6,1
  • Staff7,4
  • Value for money6,8
Who stays here?
  • Families with older children 
  • Families with young children 
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travellers 
Top comments




Jun 2018

I love my room and you have the best staff friendly and always helping . I think cleaning can improve though

toto matshediso

Apr 2018

The hotel has a funny smell.. I guess its old carpet and paint.. Please renew!

About Albany Hotel

Commanding views of Francis Farewell Square, Albany Hotel is moments from Durban's landmarks and attractions. It also offers a hair salon, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

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Distance to city centre

0,2 km

Location rating


Nearest airport

Durban King Shaka Intl

Distance to airport

29,3 km







Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+27 313 044 381

Amenities at Albany Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Electric kettle
  • Disabled access
  • Family rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Landmark view
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • City view
  • Trouser press
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Coffee machine
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Storage available


  • Beach access


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

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Where is Albany Hotel

Most popular landmarks

North Beach1,5 km
uShaka Marine World2,0 km

Getting around

Durban ICC0,6 km
Durban Soldiers Way0,7 km
Durban South Beach0,7 km
Durban Beach1,2 km
Durban Teachers Centre (ymca)1,3 km
Durban Eldo Coach Office1,4 km

FAQs when booking at Albany Hotel

  • Is pricing at Albany Hotel comparable to 3 star hotels in Durban?

    Nightly rates at Albany Hotel will generally be 52% cheaper than the average 3-stars hotel in Durban. When staying at Albany Hotel, you should be prepared to pay about R529/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Durban for a 3-stars hotel.

  • How close is Albany Hotel to the nearest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl?

    There are 29,3 km between the closest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl, and Albany Hotel. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 36min with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Durban King Shaka Intl to Albany Hotel?

    Albany Hotel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Durban, hiring a car for around R1 268/day may be the best option. This will enable you to get to and from Durban King Shaka Intl, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Albany Hotel guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Durban.

  • What is the Albany Hotel phone number?

    For questions about Albany Hotel and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +27 313 044 381.

  • Does Albany Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Albany Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at Albany Hotel?

    10:00. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 14:00.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Albany Hotel, Durban, South Africa?

    Usually Albany Hotel room prices are around R529/night, with the cheapest deals starting from R365/night. Prices vary based on many factors (e.g. dates, time of year, room type etc.) so use the form above to see deals for your intended stay.

  • Is there a restaurant at Albany Hotel?

    Yes - Albany Hotel does have a restaurant. The hotel also has a bar.

  • Does Albany Hotel have a laundry service?

    There’s a laundry service at Albany Hotel that can be used by guests. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

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