South African Hotels

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

63 Snell Parade
North Beach
Durban 4001
South Africa
Hotel Type

The Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel on Durban's North Beach has views over the beach. It is an ideal family hotel as it lies 215 meters from the water's edge. The hotel has excellent rates and offers excellent value for money. The ICC Durban Convention Center is 1.2 km meters away.

The Elangeni has a long history of providing exceptional service and hospitality to holidaymakers visiting Durban. The light, spacious lobby is the focal point where friendly, efficient staff offer a warm welcome. The Elangeni hotel is Tsogo Sun's largest hotel in Durdan and its flagship hotel in Durban. It is very popular with holidaymakers looking to be close to the beach. She is very popular for large convention groups as they can hold large conferences.

The newly refurbished Elangeni Hotel is an excellent 4-star rating and combined with it is ideal beach location and proximity to the convention centre it will be hugely popular with Common Wealth games scheduled to take place in the city.

448 air-conditioned hotel rooms are well-furnished and feature the following:

  • Alarm clock
  • Air conditioning
  • Radio channels on TV
  • Remote controlled colour TV with satellite
  • Data port at the desk
  • Direct-dial telephone with voicemail
  • In-room internet access
  • Electronic safes
  • Coffee & tea making facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate wardrobe
  • Trouser press
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Guest room Voltage - 220V
  • Modem connection
  • Mini-bar (deluxe rooms, executive rooms & suites)
  • Phone in the bathroom (suites)
  • In-room dining available 24 hours

Services and Facilities

  • Doctor & Dentist on call
  • Air-conditioning in public areas
  • Concierge services - a range of services
  • Curio shop
  • Laundry
  • Turn down service
  • Wake up calls
  • Guest relations desk
  • Babysitting
  • Parking facilities: Covered parking at a nominal charge, Free valet parking
  • Pet policy - small pets permitted; Prior arrangements needed
  • Secretarial services
  • Fax service
  • Full business centre with internet connectivity

Nearby Attractions

  • Durban International Convention Center
  • Kingsmead Stadium
  • Durban Golf & Country Club
  • Suncoast Beach Durban
  • North Beach Durban
  • Addington Beach
  • Battery Beach
  • Absa Rugby Stadium in Durban
  • Durban International Airport: Distance from Hotel - 17 km
  • Durban Snake Park
  • Durban Amphitheater

We wish you lots of the sun and fun on the beach during your stay at the Southern Sun The Elangeni Hotel.

Below detailed information about the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone


Lingela Restaurant

The Lingela Restaurant at the Southern Sun Elangeni in Durban offers guests the best buffet experience available in this city, with a vast array of salads and appetisers. This unique venue is famous for its excellent curries, paella stir-fries and casseroles while a variety of delicious desserts are available for guests to finish off their meal.

Jewel of India

The Jewel of India restaurant offers guests an authentic taste of Northern India and is open for dinner daily. This place to be if you are looking for a traditional authentic curry.

Daruma Japanese Restaurant

The Daruma Japanese Restaurant serves the finest Japanese cuisine around, with dishes that vary from fresh sushi to authentic Japanese cooked meals. The restaurant has an excellent reputation in Durban for its sushi bar.

Spa Facilities

The SunCoast Hotel which is in proximity to the Southern Sun Elangeni features the magnificent SunCoast Health & Beauty Spa.  Encompassing the entire 9th floor of this nearby hotel, the SunCoast Spa offers soothing and relaxing treatments.


The hotel has 2 outdoor swimming pools available to hotel guests only.


The SunCoast Hotel & Towers which is in close proximity to the Southern Sun Elangeni features the magnificent SunCoast Health & Beauty Spa.  Encompassing the entire 9th floor of the this nearby hotel, the SunCoast Spa offers soothing and relaxing treatments.

Nearby activities
  • Abseiling
  • Angling
  • Bowling Greens
  • Casino
  • Croquet
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Entertainment Centre
  • Games Room with pool table & arcade games
  • Golf Course
  • Helicopter Trips
  • Ice Skating
  • Library
  • Mountain Bike Rental
  • Mountain Boarding
  • Paintball
  • Pitch & Putt
  • Rowing Boats & Canoes
  • Shopping Mall
  • Spa
  • Squash Court
  • SunCoast Casino & Entertainment World
  • Tennis Courts
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing
Nearby attractions
  • Durban Beaches
  • Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre
  • SunCoast Casino and Entertainment World
  • Durban Country Club
  • Valley of a 1000 Hills
  • The Old Fort
  • Gateway Shopping Centre
  • SunCoast Hotel & Towers Spa
  • Ushaka Marine World
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium
  • ABSA Rugby Stadium
  • Kingsmead Stadium
  • The Natal Playhouse
  • Durban Mini Park
  • Amphitheatre Flea Market
  • Durban City Hall
  • Francis Farewell Square
  • Wilsons Wharf
  • Durban Botanic Gardens
  • Juma Masjid Mosque
  • Ushake Marine World

Conference Venues

The hotel has nine conferencing venues which cater for up to 540 guests. The Elangeni is the largest residential conference hotel in KwaZulu-Natal with 448 bedrooms. With the large plenary room, the Great Ilanga, the hotel also provides the suites with floor space for exhibitions and lunch service. The spacious and magnificent swimming pool deck are ideal for braais and seated lunches. The hotel offers a range of conference offerings which include Day Conference packages as well as complete Accommodation packages.

Conference venues at Elangeni:

  • East Ilanga
  • Great Ilanga
  • North Ilanga
  • Plaza Suite
  • Small Ilanga
  • South Ilanga
  • Suite 1
  • Suite 2
  • Suite 3
  • Suite 4
  • Suite 5
  • Sundeck & swimming pool

Conference facilities:

  • Whiteboard
  • VHS video and monitor
  • Flip chart
  • PA system with microphone
  • Data projector
  • Screen lectern
  • Pens & notepads

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Coffee Shop
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Gym
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Sea Views
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Doctor on call
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Porters
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

Room amenities and services:

  • Air conditioning
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Wake up call
  • Internet access
  • Smoking rooms are available
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms are available
Single Room R2100
Double Room R2270


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I really loved the breathtaking views of Indian Ocean, the Comfortable Rooms and the great location at the Southern Sun Elangeni.













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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -29.845376

Longitude: 31.035027


king shaka international airport
La Mercy 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 2.7 km
6. Take the ramp onto M4 11.7 km
7. Turn left onto Argyle Rd 500 m
8. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Snell Parade Go through 2 roundabouts 850 m
9. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on Snell Parade Destination will be on the left 230 m

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63 Snell Parade, North Beach, Durban 4001, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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The Elangeni provides open parking at no charge and secures undercover parking at an additional cost.

Star Rating

4 Star

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