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The Albany Hotel

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

+27 313 044 381

based on 3,968 reviews


per night

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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Standard Rooms - Ocean view


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Double Rooms - Mountain view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

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

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • 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
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


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


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

Services and conveniences

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


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


  • 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)

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Beauty salon


  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care

Places of interest near The Albany Hotel

Attractions in Durban, South Africa curated by momondo

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


South Beach0.8 mi
Umhlanga Rocks8.8 mi

The Albany Hotel Reviews

OkayBased on 3,968 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very clean and friendly staff. (in 211 reviews)
  • The reception staff very helpful. (in 195 reviews)
  • Absolutely nothing everything was perfect (in 99 reviews)
Cons -
  • Firstly there was no parking. (in 77 reviews)
  • Some rooms were not clean (in 74 reviews)
  • We had no towels. (in 63 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

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 $72 per night in Durban. The Albany Hotel typically costs $26 per night, which is $46 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 $12/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.

  • 0.1 mi separate the front steps of The Albany Hotel and the city center of Durban where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Durban International Convention Centre, a very popular landmark in Durban.

  • 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.

  • The Albany Hotel check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • Depending on the room type you prefer and your travel dates, the cost will differ. Average price per night at The Albany Hotel, Durban is $37, but you may find great deals as low as $23. You can find rates for your trip in the form above.

  • Yes, you can do your laundry at The Albany Hotel. Irons and ironing boards are included as featured amenities.

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