Sibaya Lodge & Casino

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Hotel Type:
Spa, Family, Conference, Leisure, Casino
Address:
1 Sibaya Drive
Umhlanga Rocks 4320
Durban North Coast
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Single Rate for Today: R1820.00 Book Now

Overview

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The Sibaya Hotel, Casino & Entertainment Kingdom is situated in KwaZulu-Natal on Durban's North Coast. Located just outside of Umhlanga on the lush North Coast in South Africa, the Sibaya Lodge and Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom is only a stones throw away from the Durban CBD. One can reach this Entertainment resort by taking the N2 Highway Northbound and turning at the Sibaya interchange just after Mount Edgecombe.

The Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom basks lazily in the green hills just north of Durban. Conveniently situated between Umdloti and Umhlanga, the ideal getaway for those seeking all the thrills and spills, laughs and luxury KwaZulu-Natal has to offer. With every convenience from state-of-the-art conference facilities to placid ocean views, Sibaya is nothing short of being home away from home.

From the unique architecture and idyllic setting of this hotel, to the awe-inspiring Afro-chic atmosphere and the fantasy world of the resort's casino, there are many entertainment facilities for the hotel guests to choose from.

Beautifully located upon one of the lush green hills of northern Durban, overlooking the ocean of the Eastern Seaboard, the copper-plated domes of the Sibaya Hotel & Casino shimmer spectacularly in the generous African sun.  Besides gambling, the Sibaya Casino Hotel offers an abundance of fun activities. In the various restaurants of the Sibaya Casino Resort in Durban, different dining facilities await the guests.

Dining at the Sibaya Lodge & Casino, KwaZulu-Natal

At the outlandish 'Aqua' at the Sibaya Casino Hotel, guests may dine on the freshest catches of the day while peering at the tubular aquarium.

Guests are invited to choose from a variety of cuisine from all over the world at the 'A2A' restaurant. It is here where salads, grills, casseroles, Tandoori dishes, curries, a carvery and desserts are served.
   
At the 'Royal Court' a la carte restaurant guests are able to dine in private or throw exclusive parties that are guaranteed to impress. The many state-of-the-art smart card operated slots flash operate day in day out. 37 Roulette, BlackJack and Poker tables await the keen gambler at the Sibaya Lodge. The Izulu Theatre and the Krakatoa Action Bar offer a kaleidoscope of action. Taking its inspiration from African architecture, the thatched Izulu Theatre at the Sibaya Lodge is an open-sided venue ideal for major theatre productions, events and product launches.

An authentic Boma, crafted in the traditional African style, accommodates up to 280 people for an unforgettable evening under the stars. This experience reflects the rustic simplicity of an enchanting African village. Imagine… a central log fire, wooden tables and benches, spicy potjies and exotic barbeques, enhanced by African dancers, drumming and reggae music.

Mangwanani Sibaya

The Mangwanani Sibaya is situated at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom on the North Coast near Umhlanga Rocks, about 25 km from Durban. Mangwanani Sibaya has a unique venue which embraces traditional Zulu architecture in a typical village layout. Complimenting this, technology and modern finishes ensure there is no compromise on standards.

The venue with breathtaking sea views and a visit leaves an indelible feeling of having been to a unique place. Away from the main Complex, the path meanders next to a stream. Crossing on a wooden bridge, it leads to the Gates of the Village. It is here as is the custom of the Zulu people, that permission is requested to enter. Once given and the gates open, Zulus will sing and dance as they escort the Guests to the Great Hut.

Services

Check In and Check Out Times

  • Check In: 14:00
  • Check Out: 10:00

General Services

  • 24 hour reception service
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Luggage storage
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Room Types

Standard Room: 118 rooms

sibaya lodge & casino standard room

With a postcard-like view of the Indian Ocean nestled amongst manicured gardens, the Sibaya Lodge is the picturesque addition to KwaZulu-Natal's East Coast. A mere 7km from Umhlanga and 5km from King Shaka Airport, the Sibaya Lodge at the Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom is ideally located for the corporate traveller.

Sibaya Lodge's Zulu-inspired architecture melts into modern comforts, making this 3-star hotel a perfect blend of relaxation and inspiration. The Sibaya Lodge features a total of 118 hotel rooms.

Room types at the Sibaya Lodge

  • 66 Standard rooms – with a queen size bed and a sleeper couch
  • 50 Double rooms – twins with 2 queen size beds
  • 2 paraplegic rooms – two standard rooms

Room amenities

  • television with a DSTV bouquet service / Satellite TV
  • hairdryer
  • electronic safe
  • tea/coffee making facilities
  • internet connection
  • bath
  • shower
  • electric razor socket
  • refreshment station
  • air-conditioning

Today's Rate

Single Room: R1820.00

Double Room: R1960.00

Room Amenities

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Hotel Restaurants

A2A (Africa to Asia) - Sibaya Lodge

Sibaya’s veritable theatre of food, A2A (Africa to Asia), offers guests an Afro-Chic dining experience like no other.  Seven island buffet stations complement the restaurants virtual street market ambience, created by vibrant ethnic murals and rough-hewn lighting effects.  Matching its vibrant décor is the wide-ranging menu offering a superb array of Asian, Middle Eastern and South African specialities.

Diners can select from a variety of delectable dishes for both meat eaters and vegetarians - from exotic stir fries, tandoori chicken, curries (with all the trimmings), fresh crisp salads, pap, wors, shish nyama (various grilled meats), middle eastern mezzes, plus a dessert bar to die for! All K-way (dispensed sodas) are free.

A2A also has a smoking section and expansive decks which overlook the complex’s lush gardens with magnificent views of the Indian Ocean.

Address: 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, Durban North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Aqua - SIbaya Lodge

Sibaya’s Aqua Restaurant which is undoubtedly one of the East Coast’s finest Seafood Restaurants is set on three levels, with larger than life aquatic décor and a cylindrical fish tank with an upper level of Teppanyaki tables and a sushi bar, a middle section for a la carte diners and a sunken cocktail bar.

Diners can enjoy a fine-dining experience which includes exquisitely prepared dishes presented on elegant crockery, award-winning South African wines, silver service and great views of the Sibaya gardens.

Expected tantalising combinations of flavours from starters such as Red Pepper Risotto and Salmon Gravadlax, to mains of seared Tuna, Thai Herb Crusted Kingklip, Confit of Duck, an array of curries including wok crab, fillet of aged beef, a selection of vegetarian dishes and more.  End the dining experience off with a host of magnificently prepared and stylishly presented desserts.

Address: 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, Durban North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Royal Court Grill - Sibaya Lodge

The Royal Court Grill is situated adjacent to the Royal Sibaya Hotel offering great steakhouse dining for small groups of up to 48 people.  The restaurant is open for breakfast and for dinner. The Royal Court Grill at Sibaya is fully licensed and Halaal.

Address: 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, Durban North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Gabbiano & Co Coffee Shop - Sibaya Lodge

The Gabbiano & Co Coffee Shop offers a delicious range of light meals and can cater for up to 80 guests.

Address: 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, Durban North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sondela Restaurant & Tavern - Sibaya Lodge

Set in two Zulu-inspired thatched buildings with open decks enjoying ocean and garden views and offers an interesting fusion of African cuisine.  The Sondela Restaurant and Tavern at the Sibaya Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal can cater for up to 120 guests.

Address: 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, Durban North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Food Court - Sibaya Lodge

With a wide variety of renowned franchises, the Food Court at the Sibaya Lodge is ideal for those on the go or looking for a dining experience. Fast food options to explore include Nando’s, Debonairs and Steers.

Address: 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, Durban North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hotel Spa

The Spa

Mangwanani Private African Day Spa

Experience true African indulgence at the award winning Mangwanani Private African Day Spa at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom.  The spa at Sibaya is set in a spectacular authentic Zulu village overlooking rolling green hills with breath-taking views of the warm Indian Ocean.

Mangwanani is a truly unique African experience of decadent revitalization, pampering and de-stressing, for both men and women, based on traditional African healing therapies and indulgent royal rituals.

Treatments, which are based on traditional therapies, include the use of African oils, ochre, sugars, sands, herbs, spices, flowers, petals, barks and roots.  There are light, decadent touches that appear all around from the sinful lunchtime desserts to the fully stocked bar and imported chocolates .

One must not expect lettuce leaves and still water at the top of the menu at Mangwanani. The menu forms and integral part of the pampering experience, so it is champagne breakfasts and full buffet lunches with full bar facilities to indulge every whim, with imported chocolates, homemade biscuits, snacks and beverages available throughout the day.

One can relax in complimentary robes and slippers and indulge in a choice of treatments. The spa offers personalized packages which are tailor made to clients needs.  Individuals and groups are catered for, with the result that the spa’s have become immensely popular with the corporate world as companies book out the venues to entertain clients and staff or for team building.

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Activities / Sports and Leisure

iZulu Theatre

Taking its cue from African architecture, this 592 seater thatched impressive theatre presents major productions all year round. Productions played here include Africa Umoja – The Spirit of Togetherness as well as class acts such Philippart & Anya, Barry Hilton and Marc Salem’s jaw-dropping Mind Games.

Sibaya Casino

Super Slots

With over 1142 slots and touch-bet roulette machines, the action never stops with winnings all day long, enticing guests to discover enthralling new additions to Sibaya's ever-evolving gaming floors. 

Hollywood Slots

Play Indiana Jones, Alien vs Predator, Sevens Storm, Back to the Future, Star Wars and Wheel of Fortune.

Thrilling Tables

Sibaya features 43 Roulette, Blackjack and Poker tables where the wheels spin and the cards turn with thrilling anticipation and you never know when your luck will strike.

Salon Prive

The Privé houses both smoking and non-smoking areas as well as majestic views of the Indian Ocean/  For those who have earned an entrance into Sun International’s leading Salon Privé, the Royal treatment you will receive will have you languishing in the lap of luxury.

Spa

Mangwanani Private African Day Spa

Experience true African indulgence at the award winning Mangwanani Private African Day Spa at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom.  The spa at Sibaya is set in a spectacular authentic Zulu village overlooking rolling green hills with breath-taking views of the warm Indian Ocean.

Mangwanani is a truly unique African experience of decadent revitalization, pampering and de-stressing, for both men and women, based on traditional African healing therapies and indulgent royal rituals.

Treatments, which are based on traditional therapies, include the use of African oils, ochre, sugars, sands, herbs, spices, flowers, petals, barks and roots.  There are light, decadent touches that appear all around from the sinful lunchtime desserts to the fully stocked bar and imported chocolates .

One must not expect lettuce leaves and still water at the top of the menu at Mangwanani. The menu forms and integral part of the pampering experience, so it is champagne breakfasts and full buffet lunches with full bar facilities to indulge every whim, with imported chocolates, homemade biscuits, snacks and beverages available throughout the day.

One can relax in complimentary robes and slippers and indulge in a choice of treatments. The spa offers personalized packages which are tailor made to clients needs.  Individuals and groups are catered for, with the result that the spa’s have become immensely popular with the corporate world as companies book out the venues to entertain clients and staff or for team building.

Children's Club

Crèche

Catering for even the smallest guests, the crèche at the Sibaya Lodge, Casino & Entertainment Centre, is staffed with qualified childcare personnel.  Situated in the main casino complex, parents are free to enjoy themselves knowing that their children are being stimulated in a safe and fun environment.  Specific eating requirements can be accommodated.

Family Entertainment Centre

The Magic Company & Video Arcade

Whether its whisking around the world’s Grand Prix tracks or virtual skiing in Switzerland, Sibaya's state-of-the-art family entertainment area can get the whole family’s pulse racing.  With so many games, challenges and play-offs to choose from, there is never a dull moment at the Magic Company.  Players can win tickets from various machines, which are exchangeable for fabulous prizes.

Conferences and Events

The Imbizo Conference Centre

With parking facilities for 2200 vehicles (including 575 undercover), and situated just 20 minutes by car from Durban and five minutes from Umhlanga, Sibaya is ideally placed to be the defining gateway to the cultural attractions of KwaZulu-Natal as well as the province’s renowned eco-tourism destinations that lie north of the resort.

Sibaya’s Conference Facility offers a 1000 m2, multipurpose venue - The Imbizo Conference Centre - including a pre-assembly area and breakaway facilities, used for conferences, exhibitions, banquets, gaming promotions and other attraction.

This magnificent conference venue at the Sibaya Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal can seat 500 in banquet style, 1000 in cinema style and 800 when staging an exhibition or hosting a cocktail function.

Nandi, Dingane and Shaka lend their royal names to the three 30-seater meeting rooms (30 pax cinema and 20 pax u-shape) more suited to classic business dealings. The most advanced technological equipment is available to conference delegates to ensure every event is a memorable one.

In addition a Boma area with capacity for 250 people offers an extension of the conference facility for team building and other events and functions. The Royal Court Boardroom is a fully serviced private venue with seating for 16 people, an ideal facility for executive events and meetings.

The Mangwanani Day Spa can house up to 70 guests per day. What better way to spoil guests than to pamper them with a range of traditional Africa treatments to relax, revitalise and refresh them? A perfect add-on to finish off a world class conference event, or just a time out to unwind for any of our guests.

The Imbizo Conference Centre at Sibaya, KwaZulu-Natal:

  • three 30 seater meeting rooms
  • Boma
  • Royal Court Ballroom
  • Mangwanani Day Spa
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Facilities

Facilities Available

  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Casino
  • Childrens playground
  • Coffee Shop
  • Conference venue
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wellness centre

Directions

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude: -29.683261
Longitude: 31.099267

Directions

From:
King Shaka International Airport
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

1. Head northwest toward Mdloti St/D144 2.8 km
2. Turn left at Mdloti St/D144 3.2 km
3. Take the ramp onto Outer Ring Rd/N2 Partial toll road 6.6 km
4. Take exit 188-Sibaya Interchange toward Sibaya Dr/M4 650 m
5. Turn right (signs for Sibaya Dr/M4) 1.3 km
6. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit Go through 1 roundabout 650 m

Sibaya Lodge & Casino
1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Parking

Parking

The Sibaya Lodge, Casino & Entertainment Centre features parking facilities for 2200 vehicles including 575 undercover parking spaces.

Reviews

Submitted By: (07 December 2011)

Rating: Excellent

1. Location: excellent
2. Friendliness: excellent
3. Value for money: excellent
4. Cleanliness: excellent
5. Overall impression: excelllent

Regards, Lalitha Marrie

Accreditations

Star Rating

3 Star

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