Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

4-star Hotel with Snorkeling

4 stars

63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

+27 313 621 300

based on 5,336 reviews

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About Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban

Value for money
Boasting a heated pool and a sauna, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is located in Durban and offers modern accommodation. It provides 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms. There are a range of facilities at the hotel that guests can enjoy, such as a coffee bar, 24-hour room service and a casino. For an easy and effortless check-in and departure experience, guests can take advantage of the express check-in/check-out facility. Rooms have an in-room safe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. They each provide tea and coffee making facilities and a bathtub. Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani's restaurants, Daruma and Grill Jichana, serve guests dinner nightly. Light meals and snacks are available at Ocean Breeze, and for those looking for something more substantial, Lingela specializes in international dishes. For guests with day trips planned, the hotel offers packed lunches on request. Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is close to the area's well-known tourist attractions, including International Convention Centre Durban, Kingsmead Cricket Ground and Golden Mile, which are a short walk away. UShaka Marine World and Durban Botanic Gardens are in close proximity to the property.

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Standard Rooms - Courtyard view
1 king bed

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Superior Rooms - Park view
1 king bed

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Double Rooms - Garden view
2 double beds

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Other Rooms - Harbor view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beauty salon
  • Windsurfing

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool with a view
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Rooftop pool
  • Massage
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna


  • Family rooms
  • Storage available
  • Beachfront
  • Sea view
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Feather pillow
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Attractions in Durban, South Africa curated by momondo

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani location: 63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Top landmarks

Battery Beach0.5 mi
Dairy Beach0.5 mi
Exhibition Centre0.7 mi
South Beach0.7 mi
Kwa Muhle Museum0.8 mi
Addington Beach1.2 mi
Moses Mabhida Stadium1.3 mi
Old House Museum1.5 mi
uShaka Marine World1.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Oakwoods Restaurant - Protea Hotel Karridene Beach22.4 mi

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Reviews

GoodBased on 5,336 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Friendly staff, breakfast Excellent." (in 177 reviews)
  • Staff is very helpful and friendly. (in 142 reviews)
  • Room spacious with beautiful view. (in 117 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was not cleaned properly. (in 73 reviews)
  • Worst hotel (in 48 reviews)
  • Very poor service. (in 38 reviews)

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How far is Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani from Durban King Shaka Intl?

    The drive from Durban King Shaka Intl to Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani will take you about 51min depending on traffic, with a distance of 17.3 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

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

    With parking available at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, you could always rent a car for as low as $14/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Durban. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Durban King Shaka Intl to Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani at +27 313 621 300. If you are staying at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani have a pool?

    Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Durban specifically look for hotels with a pool. Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • How close is Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani to Durban city center?

    Getting to Durban city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.9 mi away from Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani. In Durban city center you will find Durban International Convention Centre, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

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

    The best contact number for Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is +27 313 621 300.

  • 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 available to guests at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    There is a fitness center available to Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani guests.

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

    For Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, the required check-out time is 11:00 AM. Check-in may be available from 2:00 PM. Any special requests should be made with the concierge.

  • How much is a room at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    The average price for a night at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani found recently is $95 and can go as low as $78/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani?

    Yes, you can do your laundry at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani. Irons and ironing boards are included as featured amenities.

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