South African Hotels
Cnr Aurora Drive and Centenary Boulevard
Umhlanga Ridge 4319
North Coast Durban
South Africa
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Garden Court Umhlanga Reviews & Information

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The Garden Court Umhlanga hotel is in Umhlanga Rocks, proximity to the Gateway Shopping Center and the beautiful sandy beaches. The hotel makes sure that guests feel welcomed by the public spaces, from the double volume entrance and reception area through to the dining area, offering warmth and comfort.

With a fresh, contemporary design of fusing water features that incorporate the city's inherent influence, the decor catches the essence of the area. The source of inspiration for the architectural blueprint and internal visual lies in the literal translation of Umhlanga - meaning place of reeds in isiZulu.


There is a total of 204 rooms at this Hotel to which guests can choose from either double or queen beds. There is also inter-leading options are available, making it ideal for larger families. The bedrooms are all en-suite four piece bathrooms including bath and shower facilities that reflect the contemporary nature of the hotel.

Wining and Dining

The Mnandi Restaurant, which is in the hotel caters for breakfast, business lunches, private meetings and serves a variety of light meals and refreshing beverages throughout the day.


The hotel features a blossoming courtyard that offers guests a swimming pool with an area for young children to enjoy. A comprehensive gym facility on the 5th floor will ensure that health fanatics can get a workout. A lobby bar and internet station are adjacent to the enclosed leafy courtyard overlooking the pool. The open lounge provides a comfortable area for guests to relax and conduct business or enjoy a light meal.


There are various meeting and conference rooms available for both leisure and business events.

Below detailed information about the Garden Court Umhlanga is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Selected satellite channels
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV


Mnandi Restaurant

Guests staying at the Garden Court Umhlanga in Durban can enjoy breakfast, business lunches or private meeting at the Mnandi Restaurant. 

The restaurant also serves a variety of lights meals and refreshing beverages throughout the day.

  • Mnandi Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Ukuphela Bar




Guests staying at the Garden Court Umhlanga may enjoy swimming, tanning and watersports at the nearby Umhlanga Main Beach. This popular beach stretches northwards for more than 200 km all the way through to St Lucia.

uShaka Marine World
uShaka Marine World is famous for its spectacular aquarium, shark cage diving, dolphin, seal and penguin shows and its endless entertainment that caters for the whole family.
Visitors may enjoy the ultimate shopping, dining and entertainment that KwaZulu-Natal has to offer at the Gateway Shopping Mall in Umhlanga which is a mere 3 kilometers drive away from the Garden Court Umhlanga.

The swimming pool at the Hotel features a play-ledge for young children to enjoy.


A fully equipped gym facility is located on the 5th floor of the Garden Court Umhlanga which offers the opportunity for a great work out.

Hluhluwe Conference Room

The Hluhluwe Conference Venue at the Garden Court Umhlanga can cater for up to 180 delegates and measures 125m2 in size.  The following conferencing equipment is available as a standard. Additional services and facilities can be arranged:

  • Screen
  • Flip Charts and Pens
  • TV/VCR - DVD
  • Conference notepads and pencils
Umfolozi Conference Room

The Umfolozi Conference Room can accommodate up to 12 delegates and is 225m2 in size.  The following conferencing equipment is available as standard. Additional services and facilities can be arranged upon request.

  • Screen
  • Flip Charts and Pens
  • TV/VCR - DVD
  • Conference notepads and pencils
Maloti & Mlazi

The Maloti and Mlazi Conference rooms at the Garden Court Umhlanga hotel, Durban, are smaller venues which can each accommodate 12 delegates.

  • Bar
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby Spa
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 11:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily newspaper
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Room service
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

The hotel rooms at the Garden Court Umhlanga on Durban's magnificent North Coast offer beautiful views. Of the 204 rooms, 79 are standard rooms with one Queen Size bed and 115 are standard rooms with two double beds. The Garden Court Umhlanga hotel also features 8 suites. Two wheelchair accessible rooms are available on request. Each of the rooms has an en-suite private bathroom with a combination of shower and bath facilities. Amenities in the room include air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities and a hairdryer.

Standard Room amenities:

  • En-suite: shower and bath combination
  • Air-conditioning
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer


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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -29.724179

Longitude: 31.070910


King Shaka International Airport
Umdloti Ln
La Mercy 4399, South Africa

1. Head southwest toward Mdloti St 700 m
2. Turn left onto Mdloti St 2.3 km
3. Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2 Rd 12.0 km
4. Take exit 182 for M41 toward Mount Edgecombe/Phoenix/Umhlange 650 m
5. Turn left onto M41 750 m
6. Take the exit toward M12 350 m
7. Turn left onto M12 Go through 1 roundabout 750 m
8. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Centenary Blvd Destination will be on the right 170 m

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Centenary Blvd

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The Garden Court Umhlanga provides its guests with complimentary, on-site parking facilities:

  • under cover
  • secure
  • municipal open parking spaces are also available
  • underground
  • free of charge
  • many parking spaces
  • on site

Star Rating

2 Star


  • 2011 AA Travel Guides American Express Accommodation Awards / Category: AA Travel Guides


  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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