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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 8 January 2017

    Kids paradise at Elangeni Hotel Durban Rooms are great , pools are stunning for kids and beaches are the best in the world Tasneem from reception welcome us warmly Rosy kept our room spotless SPHE makes sure you are well fed at breakfast activity for...More

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 10 January 2017

    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 memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

    Reviewed 8 January 2017

    Stayed at the hotel over the Christmas holiday period. On arrival I went to reception and was very professionally looked after, my room was ready and a porter took luggage to my room on the 2nd floor. Room clean and everything provided for a tired...More

    Thank pebbles2_13
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 10 January 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 8 January 2017

    Have a Fantastic Breakfast Buffet. Clean and Friendly, The Best hotel on the beach front in Durban. Also have a speciality Susihi ad Indian Restaurant if you look for something different. Very good Conference Facilities

    Thank 798joeyv
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 10 January 2017

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

    Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

    Spent an overnight stay. The facilities are very well kept as the rooms seem to have been recently renovated. The service is good. Breakfast was of a high standard and the v&v restaurant setting was great. The pool deck is amazing in layout and the...More

    Thank TravelFeetZA
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 10 January 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 look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

    Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

    We visited here for 2 nights as part of a tour group. The hotel is well out of the city centre with virtually no shops nearby. Checking in in the rather sumptuous lobby reception was Okay but they failed to tell us which of two...More

    Thank Tynes1der
    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 10 January 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused by the front desk team not indicating which floors are serviced by the various lifts - during Group check-ins, this is...More

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    About
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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 )
    • 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
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    • Price range
    • US$84 - US$441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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
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    Warren香港
    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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    Response from Samantha C | Property representative |
    Dear Patricia Unfortunately we do not offer fully inclusive packages Regards Samantha
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    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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