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    Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

    63 OR O R Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Generally everything was good except the service on providing the iron and iron board. I would suggest this hotel to all my friends especially when they visited Durban for holiday. It Have seen so many hotels especially in South Africa and I still rate this...More

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 25 May 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you consider us to be your number 1 hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    the service received was of good quality and high standard. all my expectations were met and the hotel staff were professional and very responsive to my requests. I wont mind to stay at this hotel and take my family with. I am currently a member...More

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 25 May 2017

    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 and your family back soon. Regards Samantha

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Beautiful rooms, nice location and friendly staff.... i find myself privileged by staying in this hotel. I have never felt otherwise during my stay. i'd definitely stay here again on my next visit to Durban.

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 25 May 2017

    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 16 May 2017

    Enjoyed the direct access to the beach and overall atmosphere. General services was good and facilities kept clean and tidy, However welcoming guest should be kept as a standard no matter how busy the hotel is.More

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 25 May 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 standards experienced upon arrival - it is most certainly a standard to welcome all of our Guests upon arrival. Regards...More

    Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

    This was over a long weekend we have booked 3 rooms of which cost a lot of money only to get terrible service , the check was so bad, this hotel forever doesn't have parking in the hotel yet they are so well recognized this...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • 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
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$129 - US$212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 449
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    pebbles2_13
    17 August 2017|
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    Hi there. Please could you email me your contact details and I will pass them onto Eve. Regards Samantha
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    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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    Dear Patricia Unfortunately we do not offer fully inclusive packages Regards Samantha
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    "Maharani rooms are bigger and executive rooms have a guest toilet as well as a walk in cupboard."
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