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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tsogo Sun Elangeni is absolutely amazing. The location and views are amazing. The beacj is across the road. Many restaurants in the area. However, with in house dining, no need to venture anywhere else. The staff are accomodating, friendly and th hotel is well maintained.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Elangeni is a special hotel located on the beach front. It is very close to the beach and the views are very spectacular. One can hear the sound of the ocean and feel the breeze as look out of the windows to enjoy the move of people dottingly along the beach. The staff is friendly and professional. The food especially...

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Southbroom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Used the Hotel for business meetings and sleepover. The staff and rooms was excellent and rewarding. really a awarding time spent on business there. The location and settings of the Hotel on the beachfront allow for breathtaking views.

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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 and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Exquisite Breakfast with a variety which was vast. The staff at the breakfast area were very helpful in catering for any individuals needs. The room was was spacious and very clean. Magnificent view of the Beach and surrounding area fro the large windows facing the ocean.

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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 delighted that you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for the prompt and friendly service from the staff, from porters to housekeeping as well as room service. My brief stay was very pleasant indeedand wouldn't hesitate returning there should I visit Durban again.

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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 and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a memorable stay and look forward to welcoming you back when you next travel to Durban. Regards Samantha

Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is nice and clean. Front staff is VERY Helpful and frendly. Rooms are nice and big. Only thing that where not good where the Air-con system not (Working) in the room. Pool nice and clean. Parking yes is an problem in Durban we all now that.

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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 and for your valuable feedback. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused by the AC system not working optimally - our maintenance team are investigating ways to address this shortcoming. I am pleased that despite this you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon....

Germiston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani best place in Durban, They will always make you feel at home. the staff is welcoming and friendly. All the rooms are sea facing, the morning breeze is to die for, with be best dining experience.

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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 delighted that you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Valentines Day was a day of travel. From the airline to car hire company Europcar to Woolworths i was blessed with well wishes, friendly service and showered with chocolate to make me feel loved and fill the void of not being with my loved ones. These brand set the tone and the expectation for my client experience so I was...

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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 and for your valuable feedback, which I will certainly share with the team. The bedrooms at the Elangeni tower are scheduled to undergo a refurbishment during this year, which will include furniture. During the year, as a rule we do keep tables aside at the Lingela restaurant for resident Guests...

Reviewed 1 week ago

They are settled in their ways and can't falter them that much...so, it's business as usual for them! It's just basic & bland...but breakfast service could be greatly improved - waiters either slow or too few for amount of guests at times.

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

Than k you for taking the time to post your review and for your valuable feedback, which I will certainly share with the team. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good, location and amenities very good, rooms good. I will recommend this hotel to all my friends and families due to the excellent service received, the staff and reception was excellent and very welcoming always attending to our needs.

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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 and for your valuable feedback. I am delighted that you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Samantha

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Radiating energy and elegance across the Golden Mile, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani invites you to take your place in the sun. From the stylish bedrooms with breath-taking sea-views to the variety of restaurants and recreation facilities, visitors can look forward to the vibrancy, colour and culture of Durban's premier hotel destination offering more choice than ever before, from service and hospitality through to accommodation and dining. Absolutely everything under one sun! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Address: 63 OR O R Tambo Parade | North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: R2 121 - R2 893 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani 4*
Number of rooms: 449
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Elangeni Durban
Elangeni Hotel Durban
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Durban
#2 Business Hotel in Durban
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“Higher floors for quietness and brilliant view.”
 of 5 bubbles drymcassim, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms are big an nice.”
 of 5 bubbles johannieuwoudt08, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't go out walking after dark. You WILL get mugged. Travel everywhere by taxi at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 819ronw, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Enjoyed the seaside view”
 of 5 bubbles 838quintond, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with sea-views not so suitable for children as the windows open easily”
 of 5 bubbles pebbles2_13, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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