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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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63 O.R.Tambo Parade | Durban Beachfront, Durban 4001, South Africa
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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am a regular at Elangeni and always receive the excellent service from some of the staff who go out of their way to acknowledge you as a loyal visitor like Shantal from in room dining. She is a credit to the hotel. However on my last day the service was appalling. Firstly they didn't even bother to collect my... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Maharani for a treat during my visit to see family in South Africa. My room was faultless, I am not a fussy person but I could not find a spec of dust in my room, everything was spotless. View was fantastic ,Wi-Fi was good, staff friendly and nothing was to much to ask .roof top pool was... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this establishment with aged parents who are not very mobile for a wedding reception in Durban From the time we entered the hotel right up until the time we left the hotel we were treated like royalty by all staff members. The check-in was smoothe and efficient. The rooms were as expected. The staff at breakfast were... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My colleague and I arrived at the Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani and from the parking lot already we could see we were in for a disturbing stay. At check in on the Elangeni side of the towers we found that it was a but chaotic and disorganised. However or booking was for the Maharani side of the towers. Arriving at... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Situated in the heart of the Platinum Mile this hotel is a must to stay in if you are visiting Durban. The staff are extremely friendly, helpful and go the extra mile. The food is good and well presented and the service in the restaurants is excellent. The Maharani has a pool situated on the 32nd floor and besides lounging... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Did not feel that I was staying at a 4 Star Hotel. Was disappointed if measured against my stay at PE Garden Court. The location was excellent and enjoyed the view. Complements to the breakfast chefs!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Maharani, it was excellent. Nice big room with twin king size beds. Bathroom had separate bath and shower. The staff were always friendly and helpful. The hotel is within walking distance of the beaches and there are good places to eat all within easy access

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good location, friendly staff, awesome weekend getaway. Weather was fantastic great sea facing rooms with fantastic views of the indian ocean and beachfront. In room dinning was a little expensive but the quality of food was exceptional. Heated pool was a plus for the kids. .

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at Southern Sun Maharani on a business trip. The hotel staff were very attentive and cautious to my needs. The hotel room feel very sound proof, affording one peaceful rest, in a secure location

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has got to be one of the east coast's best offerings. The service, the food, the location!!! All of these factors add up to make this establishment a keynote destination on Durban's golden mile. The attention to detail from both management and staff make it a must-return venue for the bulk of our events and socials. Love this space!

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am pleased that you had a great stay and rate us as one of the best on the East Coast. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha More 

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