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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Durban awaits you at Gooderson Tropicana Hotel. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like uShaka Marine World and Golden Mile. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and a conference center.

All 168 rooms feature LED TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and down comforters to enhance your stay. Room service, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

The restaurant, Clippers Cafe, serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Business travelers can take advantage of conference space, a meeting room, and a business center. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is available. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

You'll be 2.8 km (1.7 mi) from Durban Beach and 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Durban International Convention Centre with a stay at this 3-star Durban Beachfront hotel.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Partial Sea View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$83* Per night/room 18 Apr. - 19 Apr.

Superior Chalet

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Refrigerator, Sea View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room (Non Sea Facing )

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A business center and a meeting room are available. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the family-friendly Gooderson Tropicana Hotel. An airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Durban hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 168 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Limited onsite parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) (34.1 km / 21.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Gooderson Tropicana Hotel offers 168 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature down comforters. 40-inch LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Durban hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily.

Clippers Cafe - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Seven Palms - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between ZAR 30 and ZAR 130 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 90 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Tropicana Durban
  • Tropicana Hotel Durban
  • Gooderson Tropicana Hotel Durban
  • Gooderson Tropicana Durban
  • Gooderson Tropicana
  • Gooderson Tropicana
  • Gooderson Tropicana Hotel Hotel
  • Gooderson Tropicana Hotel Durban
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You should know

  • Gooderson Tropicana Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 2-device limit.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.