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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

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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.

Activities, Sports & Leisure


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

Conferences & Events

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


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

Elangeni Standard Room Two Double Beds

Maharani Presidential Suite

Maharani Superior Room (2 Double Beds)

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 R2950
Double Room R2950

Executive Room



Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani offers an airport transfer service. To receive a quote or make an airport transfer booking, please click the button below.

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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

Car Rental

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

Star Rating

4 Star

Hotel Group(s)