The Royal Hotel Durban

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The Royal Hotel Durban opened in 1845, and this historic hotel is famous for its subtle blend of African and colonial influences.

The Royal hotel's 114 rooms consist of various room types which offer harbour and city views. The rooms and suites provide a comfortable space for guests, with convenient amenities and features.

The coffee shop offers light meals and a selection of cakes, and delicacies are being served throughout the day. The 70-year old restaurant, the Royal Grill, provides an exceptional dining experience at the hotel, with outstanding cuisine served in a venue of timeless grandeur.

Many facilities, including a swimming pool and a gym, as well as conference facilities and a business centre, combined with convenient services, are available to in-house guests for a pleasant stay.

The hotel features two in-house restaurants and one bar. The Royal Grill, which reflects an old age charm with its original high ceilings and its dark wooden balustrades, offers a relaxed and welcoming dining setting where delicious meals await.

For freshly ground coffee, mouthwatering cakes, and pastries, guests are invited to visit the Royal Coffee Shop at the hotel. Light snacks can be enjoyed at the hotel's Exchange Bar in Durban, where a sports and pub-style environment awaits.

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Separate shower and bath
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • A TV with selected TV channels
  • Hairdryers
  • Direct-dial telephones
  • Electronic safes
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • WiFi Facilities in rooms
  • Views of the Yacht Mole in the bay-facing rooms
  • View of Durban city in the side-facing rooms


  • Business Center
  • Conference venues
  • Hairdresser on site
  • Health and squash centre
  • Information desk
  • Internet
  • Parking facilities
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool


  • 1.5 km to the International Convention Center (ICC)
  • 2 km to the Japanese Gardens
  • 2.5 km to the Umgeni Bird Park
  • 3 km to Durban’s north beaches
  • 6 km to the Shopping Mall


  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Car rental service
  • Daily newspapers
  • Doctor & Dentist on call
  • Laundry and dry cleaning
  • Foreign exchange
  • Internet
  • Valet service
  • Wake up calls


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Facilities Available at The Royal Hotel Durban

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Coffee Shop
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • Hair salon
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Plunge pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Squash court(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

More Information on The Royal Hotel Durban

FAQs about The Royal Hotel Durban
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at The Royal Hotel Durban are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

How much does a room at The Royal Hotel Durban cost?
The average rate for a night's stay at The Royal Hotel Durban is R900.00 to R1,070.00.
Where is The Royal Hotel Durban located?
The address of The Royal Hotel Durban is: 267 Anton Lembede Street, Berea.