The Balmoral

The Balmoral


125 OR Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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About The Balmoral

Providing an outdoor pool, Balmoral Hotel Durban is situated in Durban and is a brief stroll from Marine Parade Street. It provides free wireless internet in public areas, a 24-hour reception and mass...

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To Downtown0.6 mi
Nearest airportDurban King Shaka Intl
Distance to airport17.8 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 313 688 220

Amenities at The Balmoral

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Electric kettle
  • Executive lounge access
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Family rooms
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Fold-up bed
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Private bathroom
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Bathtub
  • Body soap
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • Carpeted
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Trash cans
  • Tumble dryer
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
  • Massage


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for The Balmoral

GoodBased on 1,854 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Very friendly staff, well done." (in 262 reviews)
  • The staff was very friendly. (in 225 reviews)
  • "Very friendly staff, and good breakfast." (in 158 reviews)
Cons -
  • Falsely advertising of hotel. (in 78 reviews)
  • The parking area is a nightmare. (in 65 reviews)
  • "Dirty floor carpets, shower not working." (in 46 reviews)

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Where is The Balmoral

Most Popular Landmarks

South Beach0.1 mi
Golden Mile0.2 mi
North Beach0.4 mi
Exhibition Centre0.7 mi
uShaka Marine World0.9 mi
Greyville Race Course1.8 mi

Getting Around

Durban Beach0.1 mi
Durban South Beach0.4 mi
Durban ICC0.6 mi
Durban Soldiers Way0.9 mi
Durban Eldo Coach Office1.1 mi
Durban Central Station1.2 mi

FAQs when booking at The Balmoral

Is pricing at The Balmoral comparable to 4 star hotels in Durban?

Nightly rates at The Balmoral will generally be 35% cheaper than the average 4-stars hotel in Durban. When staying at The Balmoral, you should be prepared to pay about $52/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Durban for a 4-stars hotel.

How close is The Balmoral to the nearest airport, Durban Virginia Airport?

At just 6 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Durban Virginia Airport, to The Balmoral is 0h 11m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Durban Virginia Airport to The Balmoral?

Getting from Durban Virginia Airport to The Balmoral can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $40/day in Durban. Luckily, The Balmoral has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Durban Virginia Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

How close is The Balmoral from the Durban city center?

The Balmoral is just 1.1 mi away from the center of Point, Durban. From The Balmoral you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Greyville Race Course.

What is the The Balmoral phone number?

The best way to contact The Balmoral is by calling +27 313 688 220.

Does The Balmoral have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Balmoral has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Balmoral?

Check-out should be before 11:00 AM. For checking in at The Balmoral, guests should plan for any time after 2:00 PM on the day of their scheduled arrival.

How much does it cost to stay at The Balmoral, Durban?

$39 per night is the best price found recently for a room at The Balmoral, with average deals around $52 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

Is there a restaurant at The Balmoral?

Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at The Balmoral, Durban. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

Does The Balmoral have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at The Balmoral. The property also has irons and ironing boards available for guest use.

How far is The Balmoral from Moses Mabhida Stadium?

The Balmoral is about 1.9 mi from Moses Mabhida Stadium, one of Durban’s most popular landmarks.

Is The Balmoral close to Durban City Hall and Natural Science Museum?

The distance from The Balmoral to Durban City Hall and Natural Science Museum is 0.8 mi.

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