South African Hotels

aha Waterfront Hotel and Spa

Address
40 Mahatma Gandhi Drive
Beachfront
Durban
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
R1140.00SINGLE RATE
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Situated on the edge of Durban harbour, the aha Waterfront Hotel & Spa is a fresh and stylish hotel that is conveniently accessible to the city, the airport, and many local attractions. This luxurious hotel in KwaZulu-Natal offers both leisure and business guests an excellent range of accommodation.

They have fantastic facilities, delicious dining, and professional levels of service and hospitality. This hotel underwent a name change in November 2014 & it used to be referred to as the Three Cities Docklands Hotel.

Durban is a trendy tourist destination in South Africa for both local and international visitors. The climate of this region can be described as subtropical, with even winter temperatures seldom dropping below 20 degrees C. The beaches are safe and well-protected, and the water is warm and clean, suitable for swimming for most of the year. Surfing is also very popular on these shores of South Africa.

Accommodation is provided in 83 designer-decorated rooms, each offering comfort and luxury. The rooms overlook either the courtyard, the harbour or the beachfront. The rooms are all well appointed with amenities and modern décor.

Room features include:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • Tea/coffee facilities
  • Blackout drapes
  • Balcony
  • Complimentary toiletries

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Conference venue
  • Business Center
  • Terrace

Services

  • Room service
  • Packed lunches
  • Car hire
  • Shuttle service (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge

Conferences

The hotel's Conference Center features a total of three conference venues that provide high-tech conference facilities and equipment. The dedicated and professional staff assist in making any event, whether it is a conference, wedding or birthday party, a memorable experience.

Seating capacities:

  • Shoreside - cinema 400, schoolroom 250, banquet 250 (with no dance floor), weddings 230 (with a dance floor)
  • Portside - theatre 100, classroom 70, dinner 60, weddings 50
  • Dockside - cinema 140, classroom 70, dinner 100 (with no dance floor), weddings 80 (with a dance floor)

Dining 

The Wodka Restaurant can seat up to 84 guests with a picturesque courtyard area available for al fresco dining. The restaurant is perfect for functions and events too with special diets. The restaurant serves meals daily including; breakfast, lunch and dinner with also the choice to try a different mixture of international cuisine.

Nearby Attractions

For those interested in marine life, a visit to the Natal Sharks Board in Umhlanga will provide guests with a one of a kind experience. They will also be able to see how these devoted conservationists are implemented to minimise the impact that sharks and humans have on one another.

The area is also famous for golfers with the Durban Country Club's Greenwood course, the Royal Durban, and Umhlali Country Club all offering a decent challenge on beautifully maintained fairways and greens.

Below detailed information about the aha Waterfront Hotel and Spa is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Restaurants

Wodka Restaurant

The Wodka Restaurant at Durban's Three Cities Waterfront Hotel and Spa offers international cuisine and can seat a maximum of 80 guests. The restaurant is open daily from mornings until evenings and can cater towards a variety of special diets including kosher, vegetarian, halal and vegan.

Nearby attractions
  • Ushaka Marine World
  • Durban Botanical Gardens
  • Old Court House Museum
  • Umhlanga Lighthouse
  • Valley of 1000 Hills
  • City Hall
  • Durban Beachfront
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Conferences

Three conference venues are on offer at the Three Cities Waterfront Hotel and Spa in Durban, South Africa. Docklands Hotel offers dedicated conference staff to ensure that any event, be it a conference, wedding or function, is successful.

Seating configuration:

  • Shoreside room: Cinema 400, Schoolroom 250, Banquet 250 without a dance floor, Weddings 230 with dance floor
  • Portside: Cinema 100, Schoolroom 70, Banquet 60 , Weddings 50
  • Dockside: Cinema 140, Schoolroom 70, Banquet 100, Weddings 80.

  • Conference venue
  • Parking
  • Restaurant

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • Secure parking
Children Policy
  • Children of all ages are welcome to stay at The Waterfront Hotel and Spa in Durban, South Africa. 

    One child under three years old can be accommodated free of charge in a baby cot, and only one baby cot is available per room.

Available Rooms

Standard

# Rooms:
83

The Three Cities Waterfront Hotel and Spa in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, offers a total of 83 hotel rooms, each offering designer decor and luxurious comfort. The Standard Rooms at this Durban Hotel overlook the tranquil courtyard, the harbor entrance or Durban's Waterfront.

Standard Room features:

  • En-suite bathrooms with large showers and separate toilets
  • Satellite TV
  • Electronic safes
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Air-conditioning.
Single Room R1140
Double Room R1500

Superior

These Superior Rooms feature stunning views over the Ocean and of the Harbor.

Superior Room features:

  • En-suite bathrooms with large showers and separate toilets
  • Satellite TV
  • Electronic safes
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Air-conditioning
  • Sea views.
Single Room R1270
Double Room R1690

Deluxe

The Deluxe Rooms at Durban's Three Cities Waterfront Hotel and Spa, South Africa, offer views of either the harbor or the hotel's picturesque courtyard area.

Deluxe Room features:

  • En-suite bathrooms with large showers and separate toilets
  • Satellite TV
  • Electronic safes
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Air-conditioning.
Single Room R1450
Double Room R1940

aha Waterfront Hotel and Spa Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Enjoy discounted rates when staying at the Aha Waterfront Hotel, Kwazulu Natal for South African Residents.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for SA residents only
  • Rate applicable to Standard Rooms
  • Rates are per room per night
  • Rates applicable to a maximum of two people per room
  • Rate is inclusive of Breakfast
  • Accommodation is subject to availability
  • Full prepayment at the time of booking
  • Offer subject to availability
  • Block out dates: 22 December 2017 to 3 January 2018 30 March – 2 April 2018 / 27 April – 02 May 2018 / 7-11 May 2018 / 8-10 June 2018 / 6—8 July 2018 / 21 – 24 Sept 2018 / 24 Dec 2018-3 Jan 2019
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -29.872364

Longitude: 31.047798

Directions

Driving directions to the Three Cities Waterfront Hotel and Spa from the King Shaka International Airport, Durban:

1. Take the 1st left toward Mdloti St
2. Turn left onto Mdloti St. Toll road
3. Continue onto M65. Toll road
4. Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2. Partial toll road
5. Exit on to the M41 toward Mount Edgecombe
6. Turn left at the M41
7. Take the ramp to the M4
8. Turn left into Argyle Rd
9. Take the 1st right onto Sylvester Ntuli Rd
10. Turn left onto West St
11. Take the 1st right onto Gillespie St
12. Continue onto Prince St
13. Turn right onto Bell St
14. Take the 2nd left onto Mahatma Gandhi Rd. Destination will be on the left.

Car Rental

A car rental service is available. To receive a quote or arrange car rental booking, please click the button below.

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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