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Curiocity Durban - Hostel
4 out of 5
55 Monty Naicker Road, 1st Floor Ambassador House, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £30 per night from 20 Oct to 21 Oct
0.5 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (36 reviews)

"Good location, within walking distance of a lot of places. Nice kitchen facilities and fantastic showers. Overall good value."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Curiocity Durban - Hostel
Parkview Hotel
3 out of 5
17 Boscombe Place Marine Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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0.79 mi from city centre
3.2/5 (31 reviews)
Mr

"it was nice place to stay when visiting Durban."…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2015

Parkview Hotel
Road Lodge Durban
1 out of 5
Cnr Bram Fischer and K E Masinga Roads, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £34 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
0.48 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (248 reviews)

"It was good."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Road Lodge Durban

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The Edward Hotel
4 out of 5
149 O.R. Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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0.89 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (206 reviews)

"It was so amazing, the staff, the rooms cleanliness, linen, the food everything was awesome."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2019

The Edward Hotel
SUN1 Durban
2 out of 5
65 Masabalala Yengwa/NMR Avenue, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £30 per night from 7 Oct to 8 Oct
0.89 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (83 reviews)
Emergency booking. Prompt assistance

"Best place by Hotel.com. no hustles"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

SUN1 Durban
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
4 out of 5
63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is £88 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
1.07 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (150 reviews)
Excellent food, location, staff !!!

"If your staying in Durban for any reason, this place is lovely. It’s right in the beach, has a private car park and a great steak house. The concierge Garika is amazing. If she lived in England I’d happily give her a job. Fantastic member of staff."…"

Reviewed on 23 Apr 2020

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
Suncoast Sunsquare & Suncoast Towers
5 out of 5
20 Battery Beach Road, Durban, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is £77 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
1.66 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (73 reviews)
Great Hotel

"Excellent indeed"…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Suncoast Sunsquare & Suncoast Towers
Coastlands Musgrave Hotel
4 out of 5
315-319 Peter Mokaba Ridge, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £41 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
2.15 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (114 reviews)
Five star quality

"Everything was amazing, i will definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

Coastlands Musgrave Hotel
Hilton Durban
5 out of 5
12-14 Walnut Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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The price is £76 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
0.49 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (582 reviews)

"Cleanliness was excellent. Service was good for the most part. Know your rates otherwise they can rip you off"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Hilton Durban
City Lodge Hotel Durban
3 out of 5
Cor Brickhill And Old Fort Rds, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £41 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
0.72 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (156 reviews)
Very pleasant and comfortable

"Lovely stay"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

City Lodge Hotel Durban
The Royal Hotel
3 out of 5
267 Smith Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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0.03 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (213 reviews)
Definitely coming back

"I don't understand why it's a 3 star cause everything is 5star and the staff is amazing"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

The Royal Hotel
The Concierge
4 out of 5
37-43 St Marys Avenue, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £45 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
1.46 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (89 reviews)

"I had to cancel bcoz of unforseen circumstances."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2019

The Concierge
Gooderson Tropicana Hotel
3 out of 5
85 OR Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £56 per night from 5 Oct to 6 Oct
0.95 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (144 reviews)
Property needs updating

"Breakfast buffet was excellent. The parking in the building next door was awful and unsafe. Building needs updating and is looking tired and worn."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Gooderson Tropicana Hotel
Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel
5 out of 5
11 Sir Arthur Road, Morningside, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £57 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
2.36 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (43 reviews)
Joanne’s review

"Wonderful large room comfortable firm bed large bathroom and nice balcony with view. Area relatively safe. Very accommodating staff. Good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel
Quarters Hotel Florida Road
4 out of 5
101 Florida Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The price is £73 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
1.73 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (69 reviews)
Go-To

"This is our go-to for quick trips to Durban. Perfect location, central and close to all the action. Great rooms, nice staff - good breakfast. Like it a lot for short trips"…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2019

Quarters Hotel Florida Road
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Where to stay in Durban

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Visiting Durban

Travellers give high marks for the beaches in Durban, which is also known for its casinos. Tourists can also enjoy the city's theme park, festivals and museums. Top sights in the city include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, uShaka Marine World and Moses Mabhida Stadium.

  • There are 123 hotels and other accommodation options in Durban
  • The closest major airport is in Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), 17.7 mi (28.4 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Durban

Cultural venues in the city include Durban City Hall, Durban Art Gallery and Durban Natural Science Museum. Attractions like uShaka Marine World, Durban Funworld and Mini Town are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Juma Mosque, Farewell Square and The Old Fort.

In Bluff, there are 123 hotels and other accommodation options so you can easily plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Quarters Hotel Florida Road - This 4-star hotel in Windermere features free breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • First Group The Palace All-Suite - Our customers like the helpful staff and proximity to shopping at this hotel. This 3-star hotel in Durban Beachfront features a full-service spa, a restaurant and an outdoor pool.
  • Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat - Guests who stay at this 4-star guesthouse in Morningside can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Other favourite sights in Durban include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, Moses Mabhida Stadium and Durban Beach. Outside the city, top places to visit include Umhlanga Rocks Beach, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the heart of the city, and Umdloti Beach, which is 14.8 mi/23.8 km away.

Dressing for Durban

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 27°C and the night-time average to be 19°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 26°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • July to September averages 23°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 26°C during the day and 15°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Durban is 28 millimetres
  • Hottest months are usually January and February with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 11°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Durban?
The Benjamin ApartHotel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Quarters Hotel Florida Road and Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Durban, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in Durban.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Durban?
Based on reviews, Parade Hotel is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free English breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Road Lodge Durban and The Albany Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Durban?
The Blue Waters Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your family trip include Gooderson Tropicana Hotel and The Edward Hotel. Also, attractions such as uShaka Marine World and Mini Town are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Durban?
Suncoast Sunsquare & Suncoast Towers is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a full-service spa. Other good options for your romantic getaway include First Group The Palace All-Suite and The Royal Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Durban?
Soul House is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a coffee shop/café and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Parkview Hotel is another option if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Durban?
The Blue Waters Hotel is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant, and it’s located on Battery Beach . Other good options for your stay near the beach include Parade Hotel and Belaire Suites.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Durban?
Hilton Durban is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and spa services, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Belaire Suites and The Edward Hotel are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Durban?
The Concierge is a favourite 4-star guest house with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 12 guestrooms, a restaurant and a bar. Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel and The Saint James on Venice Luxury Guest House are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation option for some casino gaming in Durban?
Parade Hotel is a top hotel featuring a casino and free WiFi. Other good options to try your luck include First Group The Palace All-Suite and Emakhosini Boutique Hotel and Conference Centre.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Durban?
The Blue Waters Hotel is a 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Quarters Hotel Florida Road and Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel. You can tee off at Durban Country Club, Royal Durban Golf Club or Windsor Park Golf Course while you’re in town.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Durban?
Hilton Durban is a popular 5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants and a bar. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include The Blue Waters Hotel and Tamarisk B & B.

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