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Beachfront Hotels In Durban

Belaire Suites Hotel

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A four-star luxury hotel on Durban's beachfront that offers beachfront hotel accommodation for business or pleasure, from one day to several months

  • 124 hotel rooms (5 interleading)

  • Accommodation for up to 293 people

  • Rooms vary in size from 33 m² to 51 m²

  • All rooms feature a kitchenette with a microwave, fridge and kettle

  • State of the art conferencing facilities accommodating up to 320 people

  • Group buffet packages are available for breakfast, lunch and supper

  • Special dietary arrangements can be made to suit individual needs

  • Ground floor Jiran split-level restaurant

  • Top floor Sky Lounge

  • Medical centre, pharmacy and Pick n Pay behind the hotel 

  • 20 Satellite DSTV Channels

  • Complimentary WiFi

  • 24-hour security & CCTV surveillance

The Balmoral Hotel

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The Balmoral has been fully refurbished while maintaining its ancient and dignified façade, making it one of Durban's most exquisite venues along the Golden Mile beachfront

  • The Balmoral Hotel is located on Durban’s Golden Mile

  • 95 recently renovated spacious rooms equipped with modern amenities

  • Sea facing executive family rooms and standard double rooms

  • On-suite bathroom

  • Air-conditioned

  • Free WiFi

  • Minibar

  • Flat-screen TV’s with DSTV channels

  • Safety deposit box

  • Business centre for work travellers

  • Meetings, conferences, weddings, birthday parties, exhibitions and team building events catered for 

  • Waterfront Restaurant leading onto Waterfront Terrace


Discover hidden parts of Durban with a knowledgeable local guide. Mix with locals and learn the culture from a grassroots perspective. Visit destinations such as the Priority Zone, the Gugu Dlamini Park, Juma Masjid Mosque, and the Old and New City Hall. Walk into Dr Pixley Ka Same street and explore the heart of the inner city.

Experience Durban

An absolutely obvious choice if you're in Durban! uShaka Marine World is a 16-hectare theme park and is the 5th largest aquarium in the world. The aquarium is home to many shark species such as ragged-tooth sharks, spinner sharks, hammerhead sharks, and local catsharks, large rays including eagle rays, local moray species including honeycomb morays and geometric morays, local gamefish, and large fish species including giant groupers, potato bass, kingfish, and cobia. 

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The Oceanic

For the discerning tourist or holidaymaker looking for high-end, yet affordable or cheap hotels on Durban's beachfront, The Oceanic Hotel fits the bill. The hotel's well-appointed suites, unrivalled views, and first-class amenities add to the lovely surroundings

  • The Oceanic Hotel is situated within walking distance of Durban’s northern beaches

  • 37 luxury one, two and three-bedroom en-suite self-catering apartments housed within a secure high-rise complex

  • All rooms have a full kitchenette with air-conditioning and DSTV

  • In house facilities include a restaurant, bar, jacuzzi, sauna and games rooms

  • Braai area and swimming pool

  • Conference and wedding facilities available

  • Childminding area onsite

  • Free WiFi

  • Secure parking

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The Parade Hotel

The Parade Hotel in KwaZulu-Natal is well positioned on the beachfront on Durban's famous Golden Mile and offers excellent accommodation at cheap rates

  • An older style 2-star hotel built in the 1930s that has recently been revamped

  • A limited-service policy that allows for highly competitive room rates

  • 48 Queen, Double and Twin Rooms - double or single occupancy

  • En-suite bathroom

  • Family rooms

  • Satellite TV, electronic guest safe and bar fridge in each room 

  • All rooms air-conditioned 

  • Free WiFi

  • Complimentary English breakfast

  • Red Marlin Bar onsite

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel

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The Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, a Durban landmark, welcomes guests to enjoy a sophisticated full-service stay on Durban's sun-kissed beachfront. For nearly five decades, the 7-kilometre promenade has provided breathtaking vistas of the Indian Ocean, setting the stage for unforgettable vacations and special occasions

  • This Southern Sun hotel has 734 rooms all with sea views and comprises both the Elangeni & Maharani hotels

  • Rooms vary from Standard and Family all the way up to the Presidential Suites

  • Business and holiday stays catered for

  • Rooms are spacious with in-room air-conditioning, high-speed free WiFi, 24-hour room service and DSTV

  • Adjacent and wheelchair-friendly rooms are available

  • 15 highly customised conference venues covering a wide range of business needs, birthday parties and anniversary dinners

  • There are 6 restaurants, the Panorama Bar & Pool Deck and two breakfast rooms

  • 3 heated swimming pools

  • 2 fitness centres

  • Concierge service

  • 24-hour room service

  • Beach on your doorstep

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Suncoast Towers

Suncoast Towers is Durban’s landmark boutique hotel offering luxury accommodation just a short distance from the beach

  • 36 well-appointed luxurious rooms and suites

  • Amenities include complimentary WiFi, 24-hour in-room dining, in-room tea and coffee facilities, DStv, and more

  • Fully-equipped fitness centre and swimming pool 

  • Enjoy relaxing treatments at the Suncoast Spa

  • Business and conference facilities

  • Adjacent Suncoast Casino

  • Enjoy Durban’s Indian heritage at the Jeera restaurant

  • Experience cocktails, music and a unique ambience at The Bar

  • On-site parking

The Blue Waters

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A luxurious landmark hotel located just steps from golden beaches and the balmy Indian Ocean. Whether you're visiting "Durbs-by-the-Sea" for business or pleasure, you'll feel at home at the Blue Waters Hotel

  • Located on Durban’s northern Golden Mile

  • 262 newly refurbished air-conditioned guestrooms many with ocean views and outdoor balconies

  • 250 metres away from the Suncoast Casino and Entertainment Complex

  • Conferences and weddings are catered for with a choice of ten venues, seating between 10 and 250 persons

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas

  • Versailles Restaurant

  • Blue Dolphin Sports Bar

  • Cafe Jiran - Bistro | Coffee Bar

  • Florida Lounge for Light Snacks

  • Indoor swimming pool

  • Sauna

  • Squash court

  • Pick and Pay store 5-7 min walk away behind the hotel

Gooderson Tropicana Hotel

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Whether you're staying for a single night or several, the Gooderson Tropicana hotel provides comfortable, affordable accommodations. Guests are pampered with delectable fresh cuisine, and a plethora of treats and flavours, all of which are unmistakably served with a generous helping of heartfelt care

  • Situated on Durban's Golden Mile overlooking the Indian Ocean

  • All 168  hotel and self-catering rooms at the Gooderson Tropicana Hotel feature satellite TV, air conditioning, and safety deposit boxes

  • En-suite bathroom with shower

  • WiFi

  • The hotel offers five fully equipped conference and function venues that seat up to 250 delegates

  • The hotel’s tour desk can help guests arrange tickets and excursions

  • Guests can enjoy a variety of coffee, cake, and light meals at the sidewalk Clippers Cafe Bar

  • Buffet breakfasts and dinner is served at the Seven Palms Restaurant

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