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    Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

    63 OR O R Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    TripAdvisorUS$ 185
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 194
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          Overview
          • Excellent37%
          • Very good38%
          • Average14%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “ocean breeze” (29 reviews)
          “north beach” (61 reviews)
          “pool deck” (31 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
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          Reviewed 10 February 2017

          Overall Good Service and Care. The room was spacious, clean and of cause overlooking the majestic Indian Ocean. The V&V restaurant service was exceptional and rewarding. Parking Access was good, but above the service received all round from the Maharani team is 5 Star. *****

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          Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

          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 10 February 2017

          I was very impressed with the Elangeni hotel. The staff were extremely enthusiastic to make our stay as comfortable and happy as they could!, from the receptionists , concierge, bar staff and waiters, they were all very good. (A BIG WELL DONE TO THEM). For...More

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          Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

          Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed Panorama Bar and Ocean Breeze - unfortunately we have to close the bar at 11pm as there are bedrooms situated...More

          Reviewed 9 February 2017

          Well situated on the North Coast of Durban Beach, Beautiful settings , rooms amazing, very comfotsble. Staff very professional and go the extra mile to make clients welcome. Definately one of the best

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          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 9 February 2017

          Stunning view on the ocean. Great bar on terrace with view. Breakfast is gorgeous. Rooms are small, showing evident traces of age, with some insect, disappointing my expectations. Staff is friendly and available.

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          Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback, which I have shared with my team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

          Reviewed 9 February 2017

          Always a pleasure to stay at this hotel. Staff is friendly and helpful. Room is well sized, clean and comfortable and if you have ocean facing room you get excellent views. Location of hotel is also very convenient as it is on the beachfront, close...More

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          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
          • US$ 137 - US$ 241 (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
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          • South Africa >
          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Durban
          • Also Known As
          • Southern Sun Elangeni Durban ,
          • Elangeni Hotel Durban
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          Traveller (423)
          Room & Suite (136)
          Pool & Beach (33)
          Dining (19)
          Hotel & Grounds (242)
          Bathroom (15)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
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          Warren香港
          Breakfast time?
          24 January 2017|
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          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
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          Could anybody advise, if you can upgrade to an all inclusive package. I am staying over Christmas 2016. I have accommodation and breakfast. Thanking you so much Patricia
          5 November 2016|
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          Response from Samantha C | Property representative |
          Dear Patricia Unfortunately we do not offer fully inclusive packages Regards Samantha
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          thembi m
          Do you have interleading rooms
          10 September 2016|
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          Response from Shosek | Reviewed this property |
          We asked for adjoining rooms and were told that the hotel doesn't have them.
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