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The Albany Hotel

225 Smith Street / 225 Anton Lembede, 4001 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

+27 313 044 381

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based on 3,745 reviews

About The Albany Hotel, Durban

Value for money

Situated amongst a variety of tourist attractions, shops and eateries, Albany Hotel is ideal for those wishing to discover Durban and its surroundings. It also provides an airport shuttle, babysitting/child services and a 24-hour reception. Albany has recently undergone refurbishment and features laundry facilities, a hair salon and a currency exchange. Wi-Fi is also provided. Rooms feature a private bathroom, a seating area and a laptop safe. They all have a desk, a bathtub and tea and coffee making facilities. Albany Hotel has its own on-site restaurant, perfect for those who prefer to dine in. In pleasant weather, guests are invited to enjoy their meals alfresco on the outdoor terrace. Places of interest near Albany Hotel Durban include Golden Mile and International Convention Centre Durban. Durban Railway Station is within a 30-minute walk.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • 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
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Landmark view
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Newspapers
  • City view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator


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

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Beauty salon

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care

Places of interest near The Albany Hotel

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The Albany Hotel location: 225 Smith Street / 225 Anton Lembede, 4001 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

The Albany Hotel Reviews

OkayBased on 3745 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Perfect service n friendly staff. (in 195 reviews)
  • Everything your staff was friendly. (in 85 reviews)
  • "Room was clean, very comfortable." (in 77 reviews)
Cons -
  • The hotel has no parking. (in 71 reviews)
  • The towels were not enough (in 47 reviews)
  • They don't clean rooms properly. (in 46 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • The Albany Hotel is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Durban. On average, you can expect to pay $93 per night in Durban. The Albany Hotel typically costs $28 per night, which is $65 cheaper than the Durban average.

  • There are 18.2 mi between Durban King Shaka Intl and The Albany Hotel. The drive to and from the airport should be about 54min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • With parking available at The Albany Hotel, you could always rent a car for as low as $18/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 The Albany Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • The Albany Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Albany Hotel at +27 313 044 381. Guests staying at The Albany Hotel are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Judging by our data, The Albany Hotel does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Albany Hotel at +27 313 044 381.

  • If you have questions about The Albany Hotel or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +27 313 044 381.

  • Yes, The Albany Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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