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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   63 O.R.Tambo Parade | Durban Beachfront, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 43 hotels in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic rooms with a view up and down the coast which is stunning. Right on the beach. We walked up the promenade and enjoyed the festive feeling. The breakfast was wonderful and filling. Great location

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Ely, Uk
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We keep coming back to the Southern Sun North Beach, now Maharani again, as my family loves the place. Location, view, room quality, breakfast quality and variety, halaal friendly all at a reasonable price.

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Port Shepstone
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel location is perfect,service is excellent and high standard and the reception staff and hotel staff are customer friend and ready to assist. My rating for this hotel is very good 10/10. Excellent!!

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Samantha_Croft, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Samantha More

Pietermaritzburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My main problem was that when u want return things you do not need the hotel refuses these things and you are then forced to pay for things you will not be using and it cuases an miss understanding. But some of your staff is friendly and keep up the good work

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Samantha_Croft, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. In order for me to address your concern, please do contact me directly on Samantha.Croft@tsogosun.com. I am delighted that despite this incident you had a great stay Regards Samantha More

Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The standard of the hotel was excellent, BUT the SURPRISE service was even better. I had celebrated my birthday the day before arriving at the Maharani, as we were settling into the room Samantha with a bottle of JC Le roux and snack pack to wish me Happy Birthday. The rest of the experience ant the hotel was just as... More

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Samantha_Croft, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your "belated" birthday celebration in Durban and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Samantha More

Roodepoort
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service and ammenities were excellent. The beach area has been upgraded and there was adquate security and police presence. However, there are still areas just behind the hotel that is still a concern.

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Samantha_Croft, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the facilities in the area, on our beachfront - as well as those on offer at the hotel. We are currently working with the City on improving the building behind the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, Regards Samantha More

Rustenburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The stay at Maharani was one of the best Hotel experiences we had in a while. The staff were exceptional and friendly. We will definitely stay with you again. I recommend a stay at either Maharani or Elangeni to anybody.

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Samantha_Croft, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

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

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at the hotel several times for business and have always enjoyed my stay. The staff & management are very friendly, the catering is top class, and the facilities exceptional. Reminded me of the TV series "Hotel"

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Samantha_Croft, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for sharing your feedback. I am delighted that we remain your destination of choice when in Durban and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha More

Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a night over at the hotel on our honeymoon. This was fantastic, the team over delivering in every aspect. We had a stunning unit on the 19th floor with all the bells and whistles. When we ordered room service, it was a treat of it own. The food we amazing. thank you all who made our sty a fantastic... More

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Samantha_Croft, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and Congratulations on your recent union! We are honoured that you chose the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani as the destination to create magical memories and look forward to assisting you to create many more. Regards Samantha More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time would have liked an earlier check in & later check out, I would like to see pork on the menu, The pool at the Maharani is too cold & windy the pool at the Elangeni is lovely & warm but gets too busy why does checking out take so long.

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Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. The pooldeck at Maharani is due to receive its "facelift" soon (although due to the height, there is not much we can do with the wind). Pork is served in the various dining facilities - the only exception being the Grill Jichana. Although we do... More

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Additional Information about Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Also Known As:
Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel
Southern Sun Elangeni Durban
Elangeni Hotel Durban
Address: 63 O.R.Tambo Parade | Durban Beachfront, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#2 Family Hotel in Durban
#3 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#5 Business Hotel in Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Radiating energy and elegance across the Golden Mile, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani invites you to take your place in the sun. From the stylish bedrooms with breath-taking sea-views to the variety of restaurants and recreation facilities, visitors can look forward to the vibrancy, colour and culture of Durban's premier hotel destination offering more choice than ever before, from service and hospitality through to accommodation and dining. Absolutely everything under one sun! ... more   less 
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