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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our accommodation was clean, and comfortable with a breath taking view. The service was great at all times. Staff were friendly. The second floor swimming pool is sparkling with breakfast on the deck outstanding.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my stay. Everything was to expectation. I was totally comfortable. The people at the hotel were very helpful. I would highly recommend a stay at the hotel.as the staff made it pleasant and food was good.

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is great the staff are always friendly I only wish they had a valet service for parking, but otherwise lovely hotel and great facilities. The sea views are amazing kids saw dolphins and really high waves

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still the best place to stay when visiting Durban central. Great service and value for money. Secured off the street parking. Location on the beach, walking distance from great eating out facilities. Hotel also has top restaurants in-house. Service with a smile.

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Durban
Reviewed 1 week ago

King beds at elangeni are very hard . Uncomfortable . Lingala supper was good as well as breakfast at ocean breeze . Overall stay was good . But what is the point if you cannot get a comfortable sleep

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't stop taking about our vacation. The place is elegant, the service, breakfast , wow!wonderful. The most thing we liked there, was free WiFi.l won't think twice to come again,because of your great service. Love you guys. You make my holiday to be enjoyable and happy memories .

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

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 holiday and look forward to sharing the next holiday with you. Regards Samantha

Pretoria ;laudium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done tsogo Sun ;elengani ;the best service ;lovely beach front; excellent views.thanks for making this 2nd honeymoon; something to remember.no need to drive the bus service is cheap; family and visitors are free to visit; no third degree.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your second honeymoon and look forward to celebrating many more with you. Regards Samantha

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The review of my stay at Southern Sun Elangeni. I was there attending the CIGFARO women seminar and the treatment i got from the hotel was awesome. Their lunch and breakfast were able to meet my needs. The rooms were also clean.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your conference and had a great stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked into the Elangeni but got moved to the Maharani for an equivalent room. The Maharani is recently renovated and the ambience is classy and tasteful. The hotel was perfect for me and my family - we travelled with 2 kids aged 10 and 12. The staff were friendly and all round excellent. Will definitely book here for future visits.

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you and your family had a great holiday and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent experience! will come back to stay soon. the service was excellent. the views were spectacular! I would have wished to have stayed to see the high waves yesterday but we checked out at 11am. wonderful experience!

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Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

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

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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: ₹ 9,257 - ₹ 14,016 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
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“Request a sea-facing room”
 of 5 bubbles maryann52za, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High floor to the beach side”
 of 5 bubbles herbertfweber2016, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for floors 4 to 20 sea view; south facing rooms will give a poor glimpse of the sea!”
 of 5 bubbles 151christophers, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher the better.”
 of 5 bubbles Twickenham_12, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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