Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

63 Snell Parade

  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 50 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
  • This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
  • Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

Check-in Special Instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Minimum Age




Located in Durban (Durban Beachfront), Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is within a 15-minute walk of Durban Beach and Golden Mile. This 4-star hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from uShaka Marine World and 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Durban International Convention Centre.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Mini Town - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Battery Beach - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Dairy Beach - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Golden Mile - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Durban Funworld - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Addington Beach - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Durban Beach - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Sahara Stadium Kingsmead - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Durban International Convention Centre - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
The Old Fort - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Durban Exhibition Centre - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Kwa Muhle Museum - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Workshop Mall - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Farewell Square - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi

The preferred airport for Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 32.1 km / 20 mi


Enjoy Japanese cuisine at Daruma, one of the hotel's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 3 bars/lounges. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Make yourself at home in one of the 734 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. This hotel has 10 meeting rooms available for events. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Shuttle services

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Shuttle to airport

  • Babysitting service

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Smoking area

  • Gym/fitness centre

  • Spa/health club

  • Lifts

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Gift shop

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Family friendly
  • Babysitting service
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Shuttle to airport
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
  • Café
  • Ballroom
  • Business centre
  • Lifts
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoking area
Beauty & wellness
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Spa/health club
  • Gift shop
  • Does Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani offer free breakfast?

    No, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani have non-smoking rooms

    No, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani have a swimming pool?

    No, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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