Hotels in Umhlanga Rocks
The Oyster Box Hotel
Almost certainly one of South Africa’s most prestigious hotels, The Oyster Box is situated in a premier position on the beach at Umhlanga Rocks, Durban. Voted the No. 1 hotel in South Africa by travellers, services are luxurious and include a spa, two swimming pools, beautiful gardens and a 24-seat movie theatre. Modern amenities and the charm of a bygone era are blended perfectly together. 10 room types can be found from the Garden Villa Lofts all the way to the incredible Presidential Suite with its own private lift. Prices start from around R6200 for the Garden Villa Loft rooms to around R60000 for the Presidential Suite per night.
Teremok Marine Guest House
A highly individual boutique guest house within walking distance of the beach at Umhlanga. There are 8 large suites each with variations in design to cater for different tastes. There are extra length kingsize or twin beds in every room with handcrafted overhead fans and air conditioning. Bathrooms are open plan with large rain-dance showers, freestanding baths, double basins and separate toilets with bidets. Free WiFi is available throughout the establishment. There are various areas to relax in and enjoy the complimentary hot drinks from two coffee stations with more active guests being able to enjoy the pool and gym areas. There is also the Teremok spa which is open daily. Enjoy Teremok’s homemade freshly prepared food whilst imbibing the peaceful surroundings from the spacious dining area. Prices are around R2850 for one person per night and R4350 for two people.
Beverly Hills Hotel
The five-star Beverly Hills Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks opened its doors in 1964 and is one of the most luxurious hotels in Durban. Located right on the beach all rooms are sea-facing and personalised service is world-class. There is a total of 88 rooms consisting of 2 Presidential Suites, 7 Cabana Rooms, 3 Cabana Suites, 3 Suites and 73 Standard Rooms. Rooms are air-conditioned with separate bathrooms, flat-screen televisions and minibars. There is an outdoor heated pool plus a fitness centre and there is a business centre with conferencing facilities for up to 50 people. Prices begin around R4600 for 1 person per night and R5200 for 2 people per night.
Kingston Place Guest House
A four-star guesthouse set in an upmarket and relaxing part of Umhlanga Rocks where personal service is top of the agenda. Kingston Place is close to the beach and the Village and Gateway shopping centres. Rooms are spacious and relaxing and panoramic views of the ocean are available from the lounge, patio, Honeymoon Suite, Room 5 and the Penthouse. There are five Standard En-Suites, one Executive Suite, one Family Suite plus a Honeymoon Suite and Penthouse. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the guesthouse and all rooms have their own air conditioning, ceiling fan, bar fridge with mini bar, LED screen TV with DSTV, coffee/tea facilities and microwave oven. There is a large swimming pool and braai facilities and safe parking within the property. Prices begin around R900 for one person per night for the Standard En-Suite and up to R1700 per night per person for the Family Suite.
Manaar House is situated 15 minutes north of the Durban CBD at Umhlanga Rocks and caters for both business executives and tourists. An upmarket 4-star establishment that is surprisingly affordable with 3 individually decorated bedrooms and one self-catering apartment. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms, their own private entrances, air-conditioning, DSTV, safes and fast free internet. Onsite is a swimming pool and jacuzzi and there is secure undercover parking. The Gateway shopping centre is a 5-minute drive from Manaar House. Rooms start at around R625 per person sharing.