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Hotel Description

The Royal Hotel puts you in the centre of Durban, 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from uShaka Marine World. Highlights at this Colonial hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 206 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi, separate bathtubs and showers and safes. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service is also available. Hairdryers, phones and desks are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services and a 24-hour front desk. Additionally, you'll find a conference centre, a coffee shop/café and massage/treatment rooms. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

This 3-star Durban Central Business District hotel is 3.4 km (2.1 mi) from Durban Beach and 4 km (2.5 mi) from Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A round-trip airport shuttle (available on request), a beach shuttle and a train station drop-off service are available for a fee. An outdoor pool, spa services, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Royal Hotel. The hotel can provide concierge services, limo/town car service, and wedding services. 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 Colonial Durban hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 206 guestrooms or units
  • 18 levels
  • Built in 1845
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) (34.2 km / 21.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, train station pick-up, cruise terminal shuttle, beach shuttle, and theme park shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Royal Hotel offers 206 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

The Royal Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Minimum age to access spa is 11
  • Couples treatment rooms

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available upon request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • 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 are 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 guest room reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • 24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 150 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 350 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 150.00 (one-way), (from 5 to 11 years old)
  • Self-parking fee: ZAR 70 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Royal Durban
  • Royal Hotel Durban
  • The Royal Hotel Hotel
  • The Royal Hotel Durban
  • The Royal Hotel Hotel Durban

You should know

  • The Royal Hotel offers transfers from the cruise terminal and airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 8 PM
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

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