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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ocean breeze”(36 reviews)
“tsogo sun”(67 reviews)
“pool deck”(35 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Stay was terrible food or breakfast was awful and place was untidy. Parking was a major issue as we had to park on the open. At checkout there was a rude lady that came up to our room and had a attitude that wasn't very...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Tsogo Sun, you guys are the best. I don't think I would ever sleep in another hotel that does not fall the Tsogo Sun umbrella. I have been sleeping at your hotels ever since I can even remember. keep it up people

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Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that we are your hotel group of choice and look forward to welcoming you back when you next travel to Durban. Regards Samantha

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

1. As I always do, I had a credit on my room for all meals etc. to be changed to my room. However, despite this, I was embarrassingly and rudely forced and compelled to pay on the spot for my guest’s breakfast before leaving the...More

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Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review as well as completing our online survey. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused by the receptionist not making your sunrands available for you to use for your incidental charges. As there was...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017

Large hotel with friendly efficient staff, excellent buffet breakfast with lots of variety. Free wifi. Easy access to beautiful gardens, running pathways, surfing and long stretches of beach. Clean, modern room with an amazing view of the beach and Indian Ocean.

Thank Susan M
Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 5 January 2018

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 31 December 2017

Great location, facilities, service and all. More importantly, the permit system to regular the influx into the beach area should be intensified in order to attract high quality & spending tourists as this will enhance the product of whilst curbing the scurge of crime &...More

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Thank caiphusc
Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 1 January 2018

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

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
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
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 146 - US$ 233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 146 - US$ 233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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23 February 2018|
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Response from BiscuitHampshire | Reviewed this property |
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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Vumile M
15 January 2018|
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Lol... 2036
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watie_18
27 December 2017|
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Response from Raakshani S | Reviewed this property |
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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