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Royal Hotel Durban

4 stars out of 5
267 Anton Lembede Street, Durban City Center, Durban, South Africa, 4000 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Durban City Center, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Be sure to set some time aside to visit uShaka Marine World as well as Golden Mile nearby. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and spa on-site.


Inside city center

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Great Breakfast

Great View


Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage


Swimming pool [outdoor]


This property is in high demand!

6 travelers have booked today.

7.7Very good

1,536 reviews

1,536 reviews

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7.9Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - Inside city center
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
100 m
Art Gallery
140 m
City Hall
140 m
Municipal Library
140 m
Dick King Statue
190 m
Popular landmarks
uShaka Wet 'n Wild
2.1 km
uShaka Marine World
2.2 km
Suncoast Casino
2.9 km
Durban Botanic Gardens
3.0 km
Big Rush Urban Adrenaline
3.4 km
Closest landmarks
Consulate of German
220 m
Main Post Office
250 m
Consulate of Portugal
270 m
Consulate of Italy
280 m
Consulate of the United States
290 m
Value for money7.7
Distance to city center1.00 Km
Location rating7.9
Nearest airportKing Shaka International Airport (DUR)
Distance to airport29.2 km

Rooms available at Royal Hotel Durban

Very good
Room comfort & quality


Family Suite (2 bedrooms)
  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed & 2 single beds
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Executive Deluxe Suite
  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Harbor view
  • 1 queen bed
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Queen Bedroom
  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Harbor view
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Twin Room - Non-Smoking
  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Family Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, City View
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    Deluxe Double or Twin Room on Lower Floors
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      Executive Suite on upper floors
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        Royal Queen Deluxe Room (QDBS)
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          Family Room on Lower Floors
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            Royal Twin Deluxe Room (TDBS)
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              Frequently asked questions

              Does Royal Hotel Durban have a swimming pool?

              While staying at Royal Hotel Durban, you can delight in the swimming pool facility to get your day started the right way with a splash for a revitalizing morning or evening.

              What is the typical travel time to a nearby airport from Royal Hotel Durban?

              The average travel time to get from Royal Hotel Durban to the airport is 35 minutes, but please bear in mind that the travel time may differ based on traffic, weather conditions, and time of day.

              What points of interest are nearby Royal Hotel Durban that are in walking distance?

              While staying at Royal Hotel Durban, jump start your holiday break by visiting the nearest destinations that are within walking distance to the property which include Playhouse, City Hall, and Art Gallery.

              What are the property's policies for children's bedding at Royal Hotel Durban?

              Royal Hotel Durban's policy relating to children's bedding considers guests age 12 years and older as adults, and therefore must use an extra bed which will incur an additional fee. You can find additional information about specific child policy and age range for this property, by checking the "Property policies" section located in the property page for more details.

              How many floors does Royal Hotel Durban have?

              Royal Hotel Durban has a total of 16 floors.

              How many rooms does Royal Hotel Durban have?

              Royal Hotel Durban has a total of 204 rooms.

              How long do travelers usually stay at Royal Hotel Durban?

              Verified past guests that have stayed at Royal Hotel Durban had an average nightly stay of 2 nights at this property.

              At what time of the year is Royal Hotel Durban most popular?

              Royal Hotel Durban's most popular month where verified tourists have stayed the most is in December.

              What do travelers like most about Royal Hotel Durban?

              Past visitors that stayed at Royal Hotel Durban have given this property a rating of 7.935 for its excellent service as the major highlight for their stay.

              What is the average rating that past Families with older children have given to Royal Hotel Durban?

              Past families with older children that have stayed at this property have given Royal Hotel Durban an average rating of 6.9. You can look up more specific customer testimonials and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

              What do local travelers think about Royal Hotel Durban?

              Past local visitors that have stayed at this property have given Royal Hotel Durban an average rating of 8.0. You can look up on more specific customer testimonials, and responses for this property down in the review section.

              More about Royal Hotel Durban

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              Experience Luxury and Convenience at Royal Hotel Durban

              Welcome to Royal Hotel Durban, a 4-star hotel located in the heart of Durban, South Africa. With its prime location just 1.00 Km from the city center, this hotel offers a perfect blend of luxury and convenience for both business and leisure travelers. As you step into the elegant lobby of Royal Hotel Durban, you'll immediately feel the warm hospitality and timeless charm that this hotel is renowned for. With a total of 204 well-appointed rooms, this hotel offers a comfortable and relaxing stay for every guest. Whether you're traveling alone, with a partner, or with your family, there's a room that suits your needs. Check-in time at Royal Hotel Durban begins from 02:00 PM, allowing you ample time to settle in and start exploring the vibrant city of Durban. The check-out time is until 11:00 AM, giving you a leisurely morning to enjoy a delicious breakfast or catch up on some extra rest before your departure. Families with children will find Royal Hotel Durban to be a welcoming destination. The hotel's child policy allows children between the ages of 6 to 11 to stay free of charge, making it an ideal choice for a family getaway. The hotel's friendly staff is always ready to assist you in ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay for the whole family. With its proximity to the airport, Royal Hotel Durban offers convenience for travelers. The airport is just a short 35-minute drive away, allowing you to easily reach your destination without any hassle. Whether you're visiting Durban for business or pleasure, this hotel provides a convenient base for exploring the city and its surrounding attractions. Experience the perfect combination of luxury, comfort, and convenience at Royal Hotel Durban. Book your stay today and indulge in a memorable experience in the heart of Durban, South Africa.

              Unwind and Indulge in Royal Hotel Durban's Luxurious Entertainment Facilities

              At Royal Hotel Durban, we believe that relaxation and entertainment go hand in hand. That's why we offer a range of top-notch entertainment facilities to ensure that your stay with us is nothing short of extraordinary. Immerse yourself in a world of luxury and pampering at our state-of-the-art spa and massage center. Indulge in a rejuvenating massage or spa treatment that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. Our skilled therapists are trained to provide a variety of treatments, from soothing Swedish massages to invigorating deep tissue massages. Step into a realm of tranquility as you unwind in our serene spa environment, complete with calming music and aromatic scents. In addition to our spa and massage center, Royal Hotel Durban also boasts a variety of other entertainment facilities to suit every taste. Take a dip in our sparkling outdoor swimming pool, perfect for a refreshing swim on a hot day. Stay active and energized at our fully-equipped fitness center, where you can work up a sweat with the latest exercise equipment. For those seeking some friendly competition, our hotel also features a billiards room and a games room, offering hours of entertainment for all ages. Whether you're looking to relax, stay active, or have some fun, Royal Hotel Durban has it all. Immerse yourself in a world of luxury and entertainment as you make unforgettable memories at our exceptional facilities.

              Unwind and Stay Active at Royal Hotel Durban's Sports Facilities

              At Royal Hotel Durban, guests can enjoy a range of sports facilities that cater to both relaxation and fitness. Dive into the refreshing waters of the outdoor pool, perfect for a leisurely swim or a refreshing dip after a long day of exploring the vibrant city of Durban. The pool area is surrounded by lush greenery, creating a tranquil oasis where guests can unwind and soak up the sun. For those looking to stay active during their stay, Royal Hotel Durban offers a well-equipped fitness center. Whether you prefer cardio workouts or strength training, you'll find everything you need to maintain your fitness routine. The fitness center features state-of-the-art equipment and a spacious layout, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable workout experience. Additionally, the hotel also provides tennis courts for guests who enjoy a game of tennis. Challenge your friends or family to a friendly match, or simply practice your skills on the court. The tennis courts are well-maintained and offer a picturesque setting, surrounded by beautiful landscaping. No matter your interests, Royal Hotel Durban's sports facilities are sure to enhance your stay, whether you're seeking relaxation or an active getaway.

              Convenience Facilities at Royal Hotel Durban

              Experience the epitome of comfort and convenience at Royal Hotel Durban, where every aspect of your stay is designed to cater to your needs. From the moment you step into our elegant lobby, you'll be greeted by our attentive and professional concierge team, ready to assist you with any request or inquiry. Our express check-in/check-out service ensures a seamless and hassle-free arrival and departure process. Stay connected with our complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, allowing you to easily stay in touch with loved ones or catch up on work. For those who prefer a designated smoking area, we have thoughtfully provided a space where you can enjoy your cigarette without inconveniencing others. In addition to our exceptional services, we offer a range of convenience facilities to enhance your stay. Take advantage of our laundry service, dry cleaning, and daily housekeeping, ensuring that your clothes are fresh and your room is impeccably clean throughout your stay. For added security, we offer safety deposit boxes to store your valuables with peace of mind. At Royal Hotel Durban, we understand that your comfort is of utmost importance. Indulge in the convenience facilities we provide and enjoy a truly relaxing and stress-free stay.

              Convenient Transport Facilities at Royal Hotel Durban

              At Royal Hotel Durban, we understand the importance of convenient transport options for our guests. Whether you are arriving from the airport or exploring the city, we have you covered with our range of transport facilities. For a hassle-free arrival, take advantage of our airport transfer service. Our friendly and professional staff will be waiting to greet you at the airport and ensure a seamless journey to the hotel. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic drive as we take care of your transportation needs. If you prefer to explore Durban at your own pace, our taxi service is readily available. Our knowledgeable drivers will be happy to assist you in navigating the city and recommend the best places to visit. Whether you're heading to the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium or the vibrant Victoria Street Market, our taxi service will get you there comfortably and efficiently. Please note that car park charges are applied for guests who choose to bring their own vehicles. Our secure and well-maintained car park provides peace of mind, allowing you to explore the city without worrying about parking. At Royal Hotel Durban, we strive to make your stay as convenient and enjoyable as possible. With our range of transport facilities, you can focus on creating unforgettable memories in the beautiful city of Durban.

              Luxurious Room Facilities at Royal Hotel Durban

              Indulge in a world of comfort and convenience at Royal Hotel Durban, where every room is equipped with top-notch facilities to ensure a memorable stay. Step into your elegantly designed room and be greeted by the refreshing coolness of air conditioning, creating the perfect ambiance for relaxation. Say goodbye to bad hair days with the hair dryer provided, allowing you to effortlessly style your hair before heading out to explore the vibrant city of Durban. Unwind in the evenings by catching up on your favorite shows or enjoying a movie night in the comfort of your room, thanks to the television with satellite/cable TV channels. Quench your thirst with refreshing beverages from the well-stocked mini bar, offering a selection of drinks to suit your preferences. Whether you're looking to wind down after a long day or simply enjoy some downtime, Royal Hotel Durban's room facilities ensure that you have everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

              Indulge in Culinary Delights at Royal Hotel Durban

              At Royal Hotel Durban, guests can experience a gastronomic journey like no other with its exceptional dining facilities. Whether you're in the mood for a quick bite or a lavish meal, the hotel has something to satisfy every palate. Start your day off right with a delectable breakfast buffet at the hotel's restaurant. Indulge in a wide selection of freshly baked pastries, tropical fruits, cereals, and hot dishes made to order. The restaurant offers a warm and inviting ambiance, perfect for enjoying a leisurely meal with loved ones. For a more casual dining experience, head to the hotel's coffee shop. Here, you can savor aromatic coffees, teas, and a variety of light snacks. Whether you're looking for a quick caffeine fix or a place to unwind with a book, the coffee shop provides a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. If you prefer the convenience of dining in the comfort of your own room, the hotel offers room service around the clock. Choose from an extensive menu featuring both local and international cuisine, and have your meal delivered directly to your doorstep. Whether it's a late-night craving or a romantic dinner for two, the hotel's room service ensures a delightful dining experience. With daily housekeeping, you can rest assured that your dining experience at Royal Hotel Durban will always be a pleasant one. The dedicated housekeeping team ensures that the dining facilities are kept clean and well-maintained, providing a hygienic and welcoming environment for guests. Indulge in a culinary adventure at Royal Hotel Durban and discover a world of flavors within its dining facilities. From the sumptuous breakfast buffet to the cozy coffee shop and convenient room service, the hotel offers a delightful dining experience for every occasion.

              Luxurious and Spacious Rooms at Royal Hotel Durban

              Experience comfort and elegance at Royal Hotel Durban with our range of exceptional room offerings. Choose from our Deluxe Twin Room - Non-Smoking, perfect for friends or colleagues traveling together, with its spacious 30 square meters and two comfortable single beds. For those seeking a touch of luxury, our Executive Deluxe Suite awaits, boasting a generous 60 square meters of space and a plush queen bed. Families will find our Family Suite (2 bedrooms) ideal for their stay, with 60 square meters of room to relax and unwind. This suite features a queen bed and two single beds, ensuring everyone has a comfortable place to rest after a day of exploration. If you prefer a cozy and intimate ambiance, our Queen Bedroom is the perfect choice, offering 30 square meters of space and a comfortable queen bed. Booking these exquisite rooms on Agoda not only ensures you the best prices but also provides a hassle-free experience. With Agoda's user-friendly platform, you can easily browse and compare different room options, select the perfect one for your needs, and secure your reservation in just a few clicks. Enjoy the convenience of instant confirmation and the peace of mind that comes with Agoda's reliable and secure booking process. Don't miss out on the opportunity to stay in these luxurious rooms at Royal Hotel Durban - book now on Agoda for an unforgettable experience.

              Discover the Vibrant Durban City Center

              Welcome to Durban, South Africa's bustling coastal city, and at the heart of it all lies the vibrant Durban City Center. Nestled between the sparkling Indian Ocean and the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, this dynamic neighborhood is a melting pot of culture, history, and modernity. From its bustling streets to its iconic landmarks, Durban City Center offers a captivating blend of old-world charm and contemporary energy. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the city by exploring the Durban City Hall, a magnificent colonial-era building that stands as a testament to Durban's past. Marvel at the stunning architecture and step inside to discover the Durban Natural Science Museum, which showcases an impressive collection of natural history exhibits. For art enthusiasts, the Durban Art Gallery is a must-visit, housing an extensive collection of African and European artworks. Beyond its historical sites, Durban City Center is also a shopper's paradise. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Victoria Street Market, where you can browse through a variety of stalls selling spices, textiles, and traditional African crafts. Indulge in a sensory feast as you sample local delicacies and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere. As the sun sets, the city comes alive with a vibrant nightlife scene. From trendy rooftop bars to live music venues, there is something for everyone to enjoy. After a day of exploring, retreat to the comfort of Royal Hotel Durban, located in the heart of the city center. With its elegant rooms, exceptional service, and convenient location, this hotel is the perfect base for your Durban adventure. Whether you're a history buff, a food lover, or simply seeking an urban escape, Durban City Center has it all. Get ready to be captivated by the energy and charm of this vibrant neighborhood as you uncover the hidden gems and unforgettable experiences it has to offer.

              Convenient Transportation from Durban's Airports to Royal Hotel Durban

              Welcome to Royal Hotel Durban, a magnificent hotel located in the heart of Durban City Center. When it comes to reaching this iconic establishment from the nearest airports, King Shaka International Airport and Virginia Airport, you have several convenient transportation options available. If you arrive at King Shaka International Airport, the most efficient way to reach Royal Hotel Durban is by taking a taxi or booking a private transfer. Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminals, and the journey to the hotel takes approximately 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Private transfers can be pre-arranged, offering a hassle-free and comfortable ride directly to the hotel. For those arriving at Virginia Airport, the distance to Royal Hotel Durban is shorter, making taxi rides a popular choice. Taxis can be easily found outside the airport, and the journey to the hotel takes around 15 minutes. Alternatively, if you prefer public transportation, you can take a bus from the airport to the city center and then walk a short distance to reach the hotel. Once you arrive at Royal Hotel Durban, you will be greeted by its grandeur and elegance. This historic hotel offers luxurious accommodation, impeccable service, and a range of amenities to ensure a memorable stay. Whether you are visiting for business or leisure, Royal Hotel Durban is the perfect base to explore all that this vibrant city has to offer.

              Discover Durban's Rich History and Cultural Landmarks near Royal Hotel Durban

              Located in the heart of Durban, South Africa, Royal Hotel Durban offers easy access to a myriad of fascinating landmarks and attractions. Immerse yourself in the city's rich history and culture by visiting the nearby Durban Natural Science Museum, Port Natal Maritime Museum, and Kwa Muhle Museum. These museums showcase a wealth of artifacts and exhibits that provide a deeper understanding of the region's natural history, maritime heritage, and apartheid-era struggles. For those interested in religious landmarks, the majestic West Street Mosque and St. Emmanual Cathedral are just a stone's throw away from the hotel. These architectural marvels offer a serene atmosphere for contemplation and reflection. If you're looking for a waterfront experience, Wilson's Wharf is a must-visit. This vibrant harbor precinct is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and live entertainment venues. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the waterfront, savor delicious cuisine, or catch a live performance. History buffs will be delighted to explore The Old Fort, Old Court House Museum, and Old Station Building, all within close proximity to the hotel. These historic sites provide a glimpse into Durban's past, showcasing its colonial heritage and architectural beauty. To complete your cultural exploration, make sure to catch a show at the iconic Playhouse. This historic theater hosts a range of performances, from musicals to dramas, ensuring a memorable evening of entertainment. With its prime location near these captivating landmarks and attractions, Royal Hotel Durban offers an ideal base for immersing yourself in the vibrant culture and history of Durban, South Africa.

              Culinary Delights Just Steps Away

              When it comes to dining options, Royal Hotel Durban is surrounded by a plethora of fantastic restaurants. Just steps away from the hotel, you can indulge in a unique dining experience at Roma Revolving Restaurant, where you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city while savoring delicious international cuisine. For a more relaxed waterfront dining experience, head to 9th Avenue Waterside, where you can enjoy fresh seafood and stunning views of the Indian Ocean. Glenaire offers a cozy atmosphere and a menu filled with mouthwatering dishes that will satisfy any craving. Nkonzo's Kitchen is a hidden gem known for its authentic South African flavors and warm hospitality. Jolly Grubber is the perfect spot for a quick bite, serving up tasty burgers and sandwiches. Africaz Point Road offers a fusion of African and international flavors, while Rabia's Take-Away is a local favorite for its delicious Indian cuisine. Grill to Go Motorserve Marine Parade is a great option for a casual meal, offering a variety of grilled dishes. Elegant Restaurant is a fine dining establishment that specializes in gourmet cuisine, perfect for a special occasion. And lastly, Honchos West Street is the go-to spot for Mexican food lovers, serving up flavorful burritos, tacos, and more. With such a diverse range of restaurants just a stone's throw away, guests at Royal Hotel Durban are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out.

              Shop 'til you drop near Royal Hotel Durban

              Located in the heart of Durban, Royal Hotel Durban offers easy access to a variety of shopping landmarks. Just a stone's throw away, you'll find Computicket, where you can purchase tickets for a wide range of events and shows. If you're in the mood for some exquisite art and jewelry, Springbuck Art & Jewellers is a must-visit. For those looking to indulge in some retail therapy, Workshop is the perfect destination with its trendy fashion boutiques. Adam’s & Co is another shopping gem nearby, offering a wide selection of clothing, accessories, and home decor. If you're in need of everyday essentials, Joe's Corner Shop is conveniently located within walking distance. And for a unique shopping experience, head to Victoria St Market, where you can explore a vibrant array of stalls selling spices, textiles, and local crafts. With these fantastic shopping landmarks just steps away, Royal Hotel Durban is the ideal base for a memorable shopping spree.

              Affordable Luxury: Experience Royal Hotel Durban at a Fraction of the Price

              When it comes to finding the perfect balance between luxury and affordability, look no further than Royal Hotel Durban. With an average price of just $55 per room, this iconic hotel offers an unbeatable value for travelers seeking a memorable stay in Durban, South Africa. Compared to the average price of a hotel room in the city, which stands at $76, Royal Hotel Durban provides an exceptional opportunity to experience world-class hospitality without breaking the bank. Despite its affordable price, this hotel doesn't compromise on quality or comfort. From the moment you step into the elegant lobby, you'll be greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere that sets the tone for a truly memorable stay. Whether you're visiting Durban for business or leisure, Royal Hotel Durban offers a range of well-appointed rooms and suites to suit every traveler's needs. Each room is tastefully decorated with modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing stay. With its central location, guests can easily explore the vibrant city of Durban, taking advantage of the nearby attractions, shopping, and dining options. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the best of Durban at an affordable price - book your stay at Royal Hotel Durban today!

              Excellent Service and Beautiful Rooms

              The Royal Hotel Durban has received rave reviews from its guests, with many praising the excellent service and beautiful rooms. The buffet breakfast is highly recommended, with guests describing it as very good and offering a wide variety of delicious options. The hotel itself is stunning, with a beautiful area and well-appointed rooms that guests loved. The hospitality and staff are also highly praised, with guests noting their friendliness and helpfulness. The hotel is known for its cleanliness, with guests impressed by the cleanliness of the rooms. The food is also highly rated, with guests describing it as great and the staff as friendly and respectful. In addition, the hotel offers excellent room service and a good WiFi connection. Overall, guests have had a wonderful experience at the Royal Hotel Durban, enjoying the quiet atmosphere and the stunning views.

              Exceptional Customer Ratings at Royal Hotel Durban

              Royal Hotel Durban has received exceptional customer ratings, making it a top choice for travelers visiting Durban, South Africa. With an overall rating of 7.7, guests have praised the hotel for its value, facilities, cleanliness, location, comfort, and staff performance. One of the standout features of Royal Hotel Durban is its excellent value for money. Guests have consistently rated the hotel highly for its affordability, making it an ideal choice for budget-conscious travelers. Despite its affordable rates, the hotel does not compromise on quality, providing guests with comfortable and well-appointed rooms. Guests have also commended the hotel's facilities, which have received a rating of 7.3. From the moment guests step into the hotel, they are greeted by a stylish and welcoming atmosphere. The hotel boasts a range of amenities, including a fitness center, swimming pool, and spa, ensuring that guests have everything they need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

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              Amenities and facilities

              Very good


              Most talked about facilities


              37 mentions


              27 mentions

              Food & Dining

              12 mentions


              11 mentions

              Languages spoken
              • English
              • Wheelchair accessible
              Internet access
              • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
              • Internet
              • Wi-Fi in public areas
              Things to do, ways to relax
              • Massage
              • Spa
              • Spa/sauna
              • Swimming pool [outdoor]
              Cleanliness and safety
              • Anti-viral cleaning products
              • Body thermometer
              • Breakfast in room
              • Cashless payment service
              • Daily disinfection in all rooms
              • Daily disinfection in common areas
              • Face coverings on staff
              • First aid kit
              • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
              • Hand sanitizer
              • Hot water linen and laundry washing
              • Individually-wrapped food options
              • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
              • Protective screens in common areas
              • Rooms sanitized between stays
              • Safe dining setup
              • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
              • Shared stationery removed
              • Staff trained in safety protocol
              • Temperature check for guests and staff
              Dining, drinking, and snacking
              • Breakfast [buffet]
              • Coffee shop
              • Restaurants
              • Room service
              Services and conveniences
              • Concierge
              • Daily housekeeping
              • Dry cleaning
              • Elevator
              • Facilities for disabled guests
              • Ironing service
              • Laundry service
              • Luggage storage
              • Meeting/banquet facilities
              • Safety deposit boxes
              • Smoke-free property
              • Smoking area
              • Xerox/fax in business center
              For the kids
              • Family room
              Land sports
              • Golf course (within 3 km)
              • Check-in/out [express]
              • Check-in/out [private]
              • Fire extinguisher
              • Front desk [24-hour]
              • Pets allowed
              • Security [24-hour]
              Getting around
              • Airport transfer
              • Car park [charges apply]
              • Taxi service
              Available in all rooms
              • Air conditioning
              • Carpeting
              • Closet
              • Complimentary tea
              • Desk
              • Free bottled water
              • Free instant coffee
              • High floor
              • In-room safe box
              • Ironing facilities
              • Laptop safe box
              • Laptop workspace
              • Linens
              • Non-smoking
              • Private bathroom
              • Smoke detector
              • Window

              Food and dining

              Breakfast options
              • Full English/Irish


              267 Anton Lembede Street, Durban City Center, Durban, South Africa, 4000
              Very good


              • King Shaka International Airport (DUR)
                29.2 km
              • Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)
                65.4 km
              Public transportation
              • Berea Road
                1.3 km
              • Durban Railway Station
                1.7 km
              Hospital or clinic
              • Sparspot Pharmacy
                370 m
              • Victoria St Market
                1.1 km
              Convenience store
              • BP Express
                400 m
              Cash withdrawal
              • ATM
                40 m

              What's nearby

              Popular landmarks
              • uShaka Wet 'n Wild
                2.1 km
              • uShaka Marine World
                2.2 km
              • Suncoast Casino
                2.9 km
              • Durban Botanic Gardens
                3.0 km
              • Big Rush Urban Adrenaline
                3.4 km
              • Moses Mabhida Stadium
                3.8 km
              • Mitchell Park Zoo
                4.3 km
              • Umgeni River Bird Park
                5.6 km
              • The Valley of a 1000 Hills
                26.7 km
              Nearby landmarks
              • Playhouse
                100 m
              • Art Gallery
                140 m
              • City Hall
                140 m
              • Municipal Library
                140 m
              • Dick King Statue
                190 m
              • Durban Natural Science Museum
                190 m
              • Consulate of German
                220 m
              • Main Post Office
                250 m
              • Consulate of Portugal
                270 m
              • Consulate of Italy
                280 m
              Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

              Property policies

              Children and extra beds

              Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

              All children are welcome.

              Infant 0-5 year(s)
              Stay for free if using existing bedding.
              Baby cot/crib available upon request
              Children 6-11 year(s)
              Stay for free if using existing bedding.
              If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
              Guests 12 years and older are considered as adults
              Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
              • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

              Some helpful facts

              • Check-in from14:00
              • Check-in until00:00
              • Check-out from05:00
              • Check-out until11:00
              Getting around
              • Airport transfer fee460 ZAR
              • Distance from city center1.00 Km
              • Travel time to airport (minutes)35
              • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)185 ZAR
              The property
              • Non-smoking rooms/floorsno
              • Number of bars/lounges1
              • Number of floors16
              • Number of restaurants2
              • Number of rooms 204
              • Room voltage220
              • License Id / Local Tax ID/ Entity NameTDBS, FAMBS, EXSBS, QDBS
              • Daily parking fee100 ZAR

              Reviews of Royal Hotel Durban from real guests

              Room comfort and quality7.7
              Value for money7.7
              High score for Durban
              9+ Exceptional (240)
              8-9 Excellent (112)
              7-8 Very Good (135)
              6-7 Good (68)
              <6 Below Expectation (203)
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              Nhlanhla from South Africa
              Stayed 1 night in January 2023

              Great staff great service and clearness amazing... ”

              Thank you guys great service... Breakfast was on point I would recommend anyone to go here. Even when I left I mean such an amazing guy whom carried out my things. Keep up the good work guys. Thanks.N Mngadi

              Reviewed January 03, 2023
              Phumzah from South Africa
              Business traveler
              Stayed 1 night in February 2022


              The service was amazing from staff to the cleaners..room was clean and bed was comfy.. It's located right in Central that makes it easier to get by.. A perfect place to relax Would definately recommend it

              Reviewed February 13, 2022
              Mdu from South Africa
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 1 night in April 2022


              The hotel is clean The rooms are clean value for money Prices are reasonable equivalent to the standard. Food is perfect Nice views Stuff is very efficient when u need something

              Reviewed April 19, 2022
              Ntombi from South Africa
              Family with young children
              Stayed 2 nights in November 2021

              loved every-moment”

              if you are a lover of fine class this Hotel will meet your needs from the look feel, food and STAFF... loved every moment and their breakfast is to die for !

              Reviewed November 29, 2021
              Philani from South Africa
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 2 nights in October 2022

              The best.”

              To most of the places I've been through, The Royal hotel is just the best 🙌

              Reviewed October 08, 2022
              This is a popular property. Don't miss out!

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