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The eight best hotels in Durban: Holidays at the coast

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For your next holiday in Durban, why not opt to stay in one of the city’s best hotels?

Top Hotels in Durban

Durban is a travellers paradise, with warm ocean waters and plenty to do in and around the city. A good hotel stay will ensure your trip is one of epic proportions. Here’s a guide to the city’s best.

The Bentley Westville

Clean and pristine, this four-star hotel is a firm favourite among travellers. Wake up to a halal-friendly breakfast, served in your suite at a time of your choosing. More of a bed and breakfast approach than a hotel chain, The Bentley is a converted farmhouse that aims to comfort and relax guests, who the staff make efforts to build personal connections with.

The Oyster Box

With many awards under their belt, The Oyster Box is Durban’s most well known and loved five-star hotel. It opens up to views of the Indian Ocean and the famous Umhlanga lighthouse. The rooms have a regal look and feel to them. Guests are welcome to enjoy high teas, spa treatments, fine dining and walks in the tropical gardens at leisure. 

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The Waterfront Hotel & Spa

This hotel has been a luxury accomodation provider for over a centruy. It is situated in a heritage monument in the epicentre of Durban’s CBD, which is filled with tales of the history of this port city. Guests have access to in-house fine dining and a spa, as well as views looking out onto the Indian ocean and the harbour, and is a stone’s throw away from Durban’s Golden Mile.

The View

Luxury accomodation that is steeped in sophistication and elegance. This boutique hotel has front row seats to sea views, and rooms with hand-carved furniture and oppulent furnishings. Here, maintaing the kind of attention to detail that brings about excellence is of great importance. Guests can enjoy one of the five swimming pools and indulge in award-winning fine dining at Giorgio’s.

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Coco de Mar

Modernity and comfort with ease awaits guests at Coco De Mer. This is a boutique hotel situated in Ballito. With an eco forest to one side and the ocean on the other, guests are able to take leisurely strolls to the beach and nearby restaurants. The theme sees a combination of African and Balinese style merge, perfectly complementing its surroundings. 

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

This is an iconic hotel along the Durban beachfront. Contemporary amenities and finishes meets classic hospitality and timelessness. This is the perfect place to stay for business or pleasure. There are three pools, different dining venues for every night of your stay and breathtaking sea views that put you in the heart of the city.

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Suncoast Towers

This boutique hotel is a Durban favourite, offering beachside luxury accommodation. The Suncoast Towers is a five-star hotel with 36 luxury rooms and suites. Sit by the gleaming blue pool under the palm trees as you feel the ocean breeze, or lookout at the ocean while you enjoy a massage. The plush furnishing lend to the interior’s elegance, suited for both work and private trips.

Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills Hotel in Umhlanga hosts guests across their 89 rooms, each with a private balcony and endless ocean views. The hotel aims to spark romance and stir nostalgia through its award-winning offerings and hospitality. Your every need is taken care of, with an array of amenities for enjoy. 

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Whatever the reason for your visit to Durban, you’ll be warmly welcomed and well hosted at any of these hotels, ranking among the city’s very best in hospitality.

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