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Emakhosini Hotel On East
Emakhosini Hotel On East
6,9 Good
73 East Street, Essenwood, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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3,9 km from city centre, Durban 
GoodBased on 563 reviews
6,9

Boasting free Wi-Fi, Emakhosini Hotel On East is situated in Durban and provides comfortable accommodation. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception.

The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel
7,9 Good
267 Smith Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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0,4 km from city centre, Durban 
GoodBased on 3 506 reviews
7,9

Located in Durban, The Royal Hotel Durban is a short drive from uShaka Marine World and Moses Mabhida Stadium. It has a fitness centre, as well as a coffee bar, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

Tariman Inn
Tariman Inn
7,1 Good
30 Wilden Place, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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11,8 km from city centre, Durban 
GoodBased on 264 reviews
7,1

Located in Durban, Tariman INN is within easy reach of Gateway Theatre Of Shopping and uShaka Marine World. It also offers free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a safe.

The Oyster Box
The Oyster Box
9,4 Excellent
2 Lighthouse Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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15,5 km from city centre, Durban 
ExcellentBased on 932 reviews
9,4

Situated a brief drive from Gateway Theatre Of Shopping, The Oyster Box provides award-winning accommodation in Durban. This 5-star hotel offers views of Umhlanga Lighthouse, plus a Turkish steam bath, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

Kzn Park View Guest House
Kzn Park View Guest House
7,8 Good
194 Lena Ahrens Rad, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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3,5 km from city centre, Durban 
GoodBased on 115 reviews
7,8

KZN Park View Guest House is located in Durban and is close to the Durban Botanic Gardens. Those staying at the property can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

Coastlands Durban Self Catering Holiday Apartments
Coastlands Durban Self Catering Holiday Apartments
7,2 Good
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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0,8 km from city centre, Durban 
GoodBased on 1 306 reviews
7,2

Coastlands Durban Central is situated in the city's renowned tourism and shopping area. This property is conveniently located in South Beach.

Ibis Lodge
Ibis Lodge
8,6 Excellent
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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8,2 km from city centre, Durban 
ExcellentBased on 25 reviews
8,6

Providing a shuttle to King Shaka International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Ibis Lodge is a comfortable base in Durban. It also provides a safe, a BBQ/picnic area and an outdoor pool.

Villa 93
Villa 93
9,4 Excellent
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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9,7 km from city centre, Durban 
ExcellentBased on 45 reviews
9,4

Villa 93 provides a comfortable setting while in Durban.

Savannah Park Luxury Apartments
Savannah Park Luxury Apartments
8,2 Excellent
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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16,2 km from city centre, Durban 
ExcellentBased on 1 031 reviews
8,2

Savannah Park Luxury Apartments is located in Durban and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features an outdoor pool.

Coastlands Musgrave Hotel
Coastlands Musgrave Hotel
7,8 Good
315-319 Peter Mokaba Ridge, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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3,7 km from city centre, Durban 
GoodBased on 2 062 reviews
7,8

Located in Durban, Coastlands Musgrave Hotel is within a 35-minute drive of King Shaka International Airport and provides an outdoor pool. It has a spa and wellness centre, as well as a coffee bar, an express check-in and check-out feature and 24-hour room service.

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Average price in Durban:R1 644/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R203/night
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About Durban

With a cosmopolitan vibe and stunning Indian Ocean views, Durban is a city with fun-loving locals, rich Indian and Zulu cultures and a year-round outdoor lifestyle. Known as “Surf City”, Durban invites you to embrace the South African coast, while also exploring Art Deco neighbourhoods, mall shopping and world-class marine attractions.

Things to do

Durban’s revamped waterfront, called the “Golden Mile”, uses soft sand, excellent surf breaks, market vendors and various piers to lure you to the water. You’ll also find various shops, restaurants and entertainment options, such as the dolphins and sharks at uShaka Marine World and live action at the Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World.

The city’s Indian and Zulu cultures can be experienced with a range of curries, seafood and fusion barbecue at beachfront restaurants and street-food stalls. Visit the Phansi Museum to discover South African tribal statues, fertility dolls and beadwork. The Sri Sri Radhanath Temple of Understanding, the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest Hare Krishna temple, boasts a golden facade, castle-esque moat and prized vegetarian restaurant.

Combine sport with sightseeing at Moses Mabhida Stadium, which not only hosts cricket, football and rugby but is also home to a 106-metre-tall arch that you can walk up, swing off and ride up in a SkyCar for panoramic Durban vistas. If you’re looking for a more tranquil ambience, wander through the Durban Botanic Gardens, home to rare cycads, orchids and bromeliads.

Shopping in Durban is best done at malls just outside the city, including the Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Umhlanga and the Galleria Mall in Amanzimtoti. Both of these are within 30 minutes from Durban, as is the Valley of a Thousand Hills, one of the world’s most unique rural landscapes steeped in Zulu history.

Getting around

The Durban People Mover shuttle bus runs between the city centre and beachfront, giving you unlimited daily rides with a single ticket. There are also bus services around residential areas and traditional rickshaws for short trips. Use a metred taxi or hire a car for trips out of town.

Durban travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Durban?

    Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga, rated with a score of 8,4 from 1 430 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Durban. Other top stays include The Blue Waters Hotel, with an average rating of 8,2 from 10 228 reviewers, and Belaire Suites, with a score of 8,6 from 4 201 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Greyville Race Course?

    Reviews of The Benjamin Aparthotel recommend it as a good place to stay near Greyville Race Course, scoring 8,2/10 from 530 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Durban near uShaka Marine World?

    Gooderson Tropicana Hotel is a hotel near uShaka Marine World that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 7,6 from 1 142 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near South Beach?

    If you’re looking for good hotels near South Beach, consider The Blue Waters Hotel (rated 8,2 over 10 228 reviews).

  • How much is a hotel in Durban tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in Durban tonight are about R1 094 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as R177 for tonight in the last 3 days. The best price found for a 4-star hotel in Durban tonight is R562.