Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani


63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Reviews for Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.4
  • Comfort8.3
  • Facilities7.6
  • Food6.5
  • Location9.0
  • Room quality3.0
  • Services7.9
  • Staff8.4
  • Value for money7.7
Who stays here?
  • Families with older children 
  • Families with young children 
  • Families most popular!
  • Mature couples 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travelers 
Top comments

will not return


Oct 2016

will not return

room was tiny and stuffy bathrooms sub optimal for a 4 star

About Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Boasting a sauna and an outdoor pool, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is situated in Durban and provides modern accommodation. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions. ...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.9 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

Durban King Shaka Intl

Distance to airport

17.3 mi



2:00 PM


11:00 AM


Wi-Fi available in all areas


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+27 313 621 300

Amenities at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Electric kettle
  • Family rooms
  • Cribs available
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Heated pool
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Child pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • 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
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Pool with a view
  • Coffee shop
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Rooftop pool
  • Beach towels
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sea view
  • Elevator
  • Shampoo
  • Pool bar
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Slippers
  • Snack bar
  • Sofa
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • Carpeted
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Casino
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Fitness center
  • Windsurfing
  • Massage


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tour desk
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Ticket service

Photos of Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Where is Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Most Popular Landmarks

North Beach0.3 mi
uShaka Marine World1.6 mi

Getting Around

Durban ICC0.6 mi
Durban Eldo Coach Office0.7 mi
Durban Central Station0.7 mi
Durban Beach0.8 mi
Durban Soldiers Way0.9 mi
Durban Beach Front1.0 mi

FAQs when booking at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

  • How close is Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani to the nearest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl?

    With no traffic, the 17.3 mi drive between Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani and Durban King Shaka Intl (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 34min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Durban King Shaka Intl to Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Durban, renting a car for around $75/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Durban King Shaka Intl, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Durban King Shaka Intl to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

  • Is there a pool at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    Yes. {3} users traveling to Durban often look for hotels with a pool available. Most hotels have pool hours, so be sure to ask the front desk at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani for pool rules and guidelines.

  • What is the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani phone number?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +27 313 621 300 to talk to a Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani front desk representative.

  • Does Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    Yes, there is a fitness center open to guests staying at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani.

  • What is the check-out time at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani has a normal check-in time of after 2:00 PM, and check-out time of before 11:00 AM.

  • Is there a restaurant at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    Yes, food can be ordered from the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani restaurant. Opening times may vary. A bar is also available on-site.

  • Does Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani have a laundry service?

    Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani. The property also has irons and ironing boards available for guest use.

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