Located in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, Durban is home to the busiest port in Africa. Offering beaches, water sports, shopping, and dining, Durban is popular with both international and domestic visitors. Consequently, there is a wide variety of options for accommodation in Durban. Whether you are looking for luxury hotels or budget accommodations, you are sure to find a perfect Durban hotel to complement your tastes and budget.
One popular option for Durban hotels is the Durban Hilton Hotel, which has an on-site restaurant and several on-site bars and is conveniently located close to Durban beaches and other attractions. This hotel offers both standard rooms and suites with a host of modern amenities, including air-conditioning, blackout curtains, a clock radio with an mp3 connection, an LCD flat-screen TV, a work desk, a telephone, a refrigerator and mini bar, and internet access. Additionally, there is a fitness center, pool, florist, barbershop and beauty salon, and extensive business services.
Numerous Durban hotels are located along the Golden Mile, a beachfront expanse along the Indian Ocean. Staying at a hotel or resort along the Golden Mile is a great idea for those travelers that want to be right on the beach and extra-close to shopping and varied entertainment options. One such hotel is the SunCoast Hotel & Towers (pictured). Offering stunning views, an ideal beachfront location, and modern, luxury accommodations, this Durban hotel is a great fit for many travelers. Rooms feature individually controlled air-conditioning, an LCD screen TV with satellite channels, a minibar, and a radio. There is also 24-hour room service, a restaurant with a mix of Mediterranean and local cuisine, a gym, and a spa offering massages, facials, manicures, and more.
Another one of the great Durban hotels is The Royal. The Royal features a gym, swimming pools, squash quarts, massage services, a business center, babysitting services, parking facilities, a car rental service, laundry, and dry cleaning services, among other amenities The staff at this Durban hotel is happy to help guests book all kinds of activities, including golfing, yachting and cruising, deep-sea fishing, safaris at national parks and game reserves, and shows at the Playhouse Theatre Complex. If you are traveling for a wedding or honeymoon, The Royal is one of the hotels in Durban to consider, as they have several conference and banquet rooms suitable for special events and also offer several wedding dinner menus.
Regardless of which Durban hotel you choose, be sure to research specials offers and vacation packages before booking. Seasonal deals are often offered on accommodation in Durban, and vacation packages can combine the price of lodging, flights to South Africa, and various popular attractions, helping you cut the overall cost of your vacation.
Whether you want to spend your entire Durban vacation soaking up sun and playing in the ocean along the Golden Mile's beaches or you want to enjoy a wider variety of entertainment available in Durban, there are many convenient and comfortable choices for accommodation in Durban. With a little research, you are sure to find an excellent match for your tastes and travel plans, no matter where else your South Africa vacation may take you.