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    Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

    63 OR O R Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent37%
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          • Average14%
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          “ocean breeze” (29 reviews)
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I was very disappointed. I normally stay at the Marine Parade. I expected this to be a better offer from the group. However, I was not impressed. Maybe my expectations were high but I will not stay at this hotel again.

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          A very nice and complete hotel, professional staff, helpful, recourse full, and very willing to solve problems if any. Parking is easy and well connected to the lobby. The hotel very well located, for business and or family.

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          Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 1 week 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 look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          slow check in as only 2 staff on duty for a very busy hotel. guest rooms ok and although dated were very clean concierge service poor communicators and confused guests with time of our private transfers check out very poor with only 1 staff on...More

          Thank mat268
          Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 4 days 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 at the front desk and concierge. Your feedback has been shared with the managers of these areas, in...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          My stay during Comrades Marathon week was out of this world especially the early morning breakfast on the race day. I was very impressed and i will definitely be stay in this hotel next year or any time i am in Durban.

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          Thank richardsY641BU
          Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 1 week 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 trust that you had a good Comrades. We look forward to welcoming you back to Comrades 2018. Regards Samantha

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          A one night stopover​ on a longer tour so not​ a lot of time .... just enough for evening meal (in buffet restaurant), bed and breakfast. Unfortunately our visit coincided with a major sporting event so there were lots of cyclist and running(?) teams. At...More

          Thank JG_LGC
          Response from Samantha C, General Manager at Southern Sun Elangeni & MaharaniResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused at breakfast. We did have the Comrades runners staying for the weekend, however, we did have a unexpected group that arrived,...More

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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
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          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
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          • US$135 - US$409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
          • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
          • #2 Business Hotel in Durban
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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          • Number of rooms
          • 449
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          Warren香港
          Breakfast time?
          25 January 2017|
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          Response from 838quintond | Reviewed this property |
          Breakfast is 7h00 and 11h00 every day I prefer to have breakfast at the elangeni hotel.they have more continental breakfast .quite busy in the mornings for brakfast
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          Could anybody advise, if you can upgrade to an all inclusive package. I am staying over Christmas 2016. I have accommodation and breakfast. Thanking you so much Patricia
          5 November 2016|
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          Response from Samantha C | Property representative |
          Dear Patricia Unfortunately we do not offer fully inclusive packages Regards Samantha
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          thembi m
          Do you have interleading rooms
          11 September 2016|
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          Response from Shosek | Reviewed this property |
          We asked for adjoining rooms and were told that the hotel doesn't have them.
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