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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is a large hotel but the elevators are quite efficient. The bathroom is quite small and not a lot of room to put a cosmetic bag. The large windows open so if you have children you would need to ensure they are locked. The...More

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Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 19 November 2017

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

Reviewed 11 November 2017

I had an excellent stay at the Hotel. I always prefer Elangeni Hotel due to its close proximity to the beach. This allows me to wake up in the morning and take a jog on the beach which is refreshing. always nice to start the...More

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Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that Elangeni is your hotel of choice when staying in Durban and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

It was my birthday Wednesday on 8 of November we went there for breakfast at ocean breeze restaurants.what a terrible experience I will never recommend to anyone...and I was so disappointed worse on my big day & it was very quietMore

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Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. Please accept my sincere apologies for the lapse in service that you received during breakfast. I have shared your feedback with the food & beverage manager, in order that he...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you are looking for value for money, cleanliness and friendliness you should try out the Southern Sun Elangeni. The staff don't just go about their work day actually engage you and seem interested. The morning breakfast view is priceless The rooms are being refurbished...More

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Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 17 November 2017

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

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Had I not used Tsogo Sun hotels in the past, it would be doubtful that I would be back. My visit left a lot to be desired from dirty bathrooms to arctic temperatures in the conference venues, this particular hotel needs to consider smaller details...More

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Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 17 November 2017

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Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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
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Air Conditioning
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US$ 141 - US$ 234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
#3 Luxury Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 141 - US$ 234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
#3 Luxury Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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We had a sea facing view which was fabulous. Our room was standard but very comfortable. The staff are excellent, we had an issue with the next part of our holiday and they couldn't have been more helpful, checking travel... More
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It is not time linked. You get 2 gigs per day as a loyalty card member. Not sure how much without the loyalty card
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"Higher floors give a better view"
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"Insist on Sea facing. Views of Durban Bay are fantastic, the higher you go."
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"All rooms have sea views at the Elangeni - go for the best class of room within your budget . Also ask for a..."
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"Do not take a room outside the elevators it is vey noisy"
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