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    Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

    63 OR O R Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 9160
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good36%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
    Travelers talk about
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The place is Class.but yes economics has made them do some adjustments. Narrowing of passages to use space to put up more rooms or storages.wow. Im on the 7th floor and you can feel the narrowness. Rooms are tight.small.wit kids u feel it. Yes but...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My welcome was not that warm but my check out was awesome, the lady Saskia was helpful and she was extremely friendly. Sometimes a fond farewell keeps a lasting impression. food served was to standard.More

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 4 weeks ago

    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. I am pleased that Saskia was able to assist you upon departure and you left with...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I have stayed numerous occasions at this hotel although the staff is friendly and helpful, one has a feeling that at management level there is little understanding of guest requirements. Let me explain, until up to a few months ago, I was able to book...More

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review as well as completing our online survey. Please accept my sincere apologies for not making contact with you - unfortunately I did not receive your message. If you could provide a contact number and a...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Amazing hotel, awesome staff. Welcoming and warm. Hotel very clean and smells great. Definitely worth the money spent. Comfortable beds and room service the best. The breakfast was lovely and the staff at the breakfast are is just awesome especially one lady called Amukelani, great...More

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 4 weeks ago

    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 4 weeks ago

    This hotel provides magnificent service and go out of the way to meet your needs. The staff is welcoming and willing to go an extra mile just to make you feel at home. The location of the hotel is closer to the sea for that...More

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    Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a great stay and enjoyed the beautiful sea views. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Center 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 Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $145 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Durban
    • #2 Business Hotel in Durban
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 449
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
    • Also Known As
    • Southern Sun Elangeni Durban ,
    • Elangeni Hotel Durban
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    Book with EBucks travel or Vitality....you are sure to get a good rate.
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    Parking at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is R50 per day/night Tsogo Hotel Rewards members can use their available SunRands to pay for parking.
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    "It gets busy in other restaurants but you can always ask for an alternative in the hotel."
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    "The also have sea-view rooms, just don't allow them to take an imprint of your credit card"
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    "all rooms face the water"
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    "Higher flows have less noise and beautiful sea view"
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