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The Sibaya Hotel, Casino & Entertainment Kingdom is in KwaZulu-Natal, on Durban's North Coast. Located just outside of Umhlanga on the lush North Coast in South Africa, the lodge is only a stone's 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 resort basks lazily in the green hills just north of Durban. Conveniently situated between Umdloti and Umhlanga, it is 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 the placid ocean views, the retreat is nothing short of being home away from home.
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 hotel and casino shimmer spectacularly in the generous African sun. Besides gambling, the Hotel offers an abundance of fun activities. In the various restaurants of the resort, different dining facilities await the guests.
There are two main dining options; one being the eccentric ‘Aqua’ and the other is called the 'Royal Court.' The Aqua dining room provides guests with a view of the aquarium and serves a large variety of diverse foods that include: salads, grills, casseroles, Tandoori dishes, curries, carvery, and desserts.
The other, the Royal Court is an a la carte based cuisine. Here guests can host private parties and dine among friends. They also have the choice of experiencing the many state-of-the-art smart cards operated slots work day in day out. The Zulu Theater and the Krakatoa Action Bar offer a kaleidoscope of action. Taking its inspiration from African architecture, the thatched Izulu Theater at the Lodge is an open-sided venue ideal for major theatre productions, events, and product launches.
In addition to these, there is an authentic Boma, on offer which is crafted in 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. A central log fire, wooden tables and benches, and exotic barbeques, enhanced by African dancers, drumming and reggae music .. what more would a person need to have the time of their lives.
The Mangwanani Sibaya is at the resort on the North Coast about 26 km from Durban. It has a unique venue that embraces traditional Zulu architecture in a typical village layout. Complementing this, technology and modern finishes ensure there is no compromise on standards.
The venue has magnificent sea views, and a visit leaves a lost lasting 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, the gates open, and Zulus will sing and dance as they escort the Guests to the Great Hut.
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- Air Conditioning
- En-suite / private bathroom
- In room safe
- Internet Access
- Satellite TV
- Tea and coffee making facilities
The Aqua dining room provides guests with a view of the aquarium and serves a large variety of diverse foods which include: salads, grills, casseroles, Tandoori dishes, curries, carvery, and desserts.
Royal Court Grill
The other, the Royal Court is an a la carte based cuisine. Here guests can host private parties and dine amongst friends. They also have the choice of experiencing the many state-of-the-art smart cards operated slots work day in day out.
The Izulu Theatre and the Krakatoa Action Bar offer a kaleidoscope of action. Taking its inspiration from African architecture, the thatched Izulu Theater at the Lodge is an open-sided venue ideal for major theater productions, events, and product launches.
Gabbiano & Co Coffee Shop
The Coffee Shop offers a delicious range of light meals and can cater for up to 85 guests.
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.
Family Entertainment Centre
Whether its whisking around the world’s Grand Prix tracks or virtual skiing in Switzerland, this state-of-the-art family entertainment area can get the whole family’s pulse racing. Players can win tickets from various machines, which are exchangeable for fabulous prizes.
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.
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.
The Imbizo Conference Centre
With parking facilities for 2200 vehicles (including 575 undercovers), 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.
Venues & seating
- 500 in banquet style
- 1000 in cinema style
- 800 when staging an exhibition or hosting a cocktail function
- Boma area for 250 people
- The Mangwanani Day Spa can house up to 70 guests per day
- Beauty salon
- Boardroom Facilities
- Childrens playground
- Coffee Shop
- Conference venue
- Nearby golf course
- Sun deck
- Swimming Pool
- Wellness centre
Check in and Check Out Times
- Check in: 14:00
- Check out: 10:00
- 24 - hour reception service
- Concierge services
- Housekeeping service
- Internet connection
- Kid's entertainment
- Luggage storage
- Wellness & Beauty treatments
- # Rooms:
- 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
- Television with a DSTV bouquet service / Satellite TV
- Electronic safe
- Tea/coffee making facilities
- Internet connection
- Electric razor socket
- Refreshment station
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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
The Sibaya Lodge, Casino & Entertainment Centre features parking facilities for 2200 vehicles including 575 undercover parking spaces.