- On 29 August 2012
- In Blog
Where to Stay in Durban
If you're looking for a luxurious place to stay in Durban, then you're spoiled for choice. The discerning traveller can enjoy Durban's hot summer holidays and romantic atmosphere from the city's prime coastal location where fun family vacations and great business opportunities are enjoyed. Planning your Durban accommodation, no matter the purpose of the journey, is always one of the most important considerations. Durban accommodation options include some truly world class choices.
Audacia Manor – 5 Star
Above: Audacia Manor – Durban accommodation
When researching Durban accommodation you will be presented with some prime options. Audacia Manor comes highly recommended. Based in Morningside and located in a breathtaking Colonial mansion dating back to 1928, are the elegant walls of the establishment. Some of the unique features include the beautiful bathrooms, indoor/outdoor showers and private spa baths in each of the Couch Rooms. The hotel's Manor Rooms have their own private balconies and are ideal for the business traveller. Audacia Manor is located close to all of Durban’s premier attractions including uShaka Marine World, beaches, great restaurants and good shopping options.
The grounds boast an incredibly well manicured garden with a stunning swimming pool perfect for those summer days. The hotel interior is elegantly furnished with classic décor fused with an antique flare, stunning artwork and all the modern luxuries throughout. The veranda bar and a la carte restaurant cater to all your eating and drinking needs. Onsite services include secure parking, laundry services, WiFi and in-room massage treatments.
Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel – 5 Star
Above: The Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel – Durban accommodation
The Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel is a gorgeous conference venue presenting plenty of opportunity to impress your clients as well as the perfect intimate and romantic destination with bed and breakfast. No matter the reason for your stay it is sure to be luxurious, regardless of your choice of room. All rooms come fully equipped with aircon, DSTV, radio and high speed internet access. A great choice of Durban accommodation for business travellers.
Antique artwork from China, Thailand and Indonesia line the walls while custom made modern art pieces are plentiful through the hotel giving it a unique look and feel, its fresh and stylish décor is almost unmatched. Fine food and the best selection of wines, combined with fantastic service, friendly staff and stunning surrounds will ensure your stay is definitely a memorable one. This boutique hotel is a great Durban accommodation option.
Upton Hall – 5 Star
Above: Upton Hall – Durban accommodation
Durban accommodation includes one of the country’s finest hotels established way back in 1931. Upton Hall is located in Upper Morningside and remains one of the city’s best accommodation options. Business guests have easy access to the city while holiday makers can enjoy the convenience of the close proximity to all the major attractions such as the local beaches, golf courses and an awesome choice of restaurants on Florida Road.
Attention to detail and 1930's décor with chic African influences make each suite a small slice of heaven on earth ensuring a good night’s rest, providing a place of peace and a space for much deserved relaxation at the end of your day. Fine dining is fused with great African cuisine offering guests a sensational taste experience. Underfloor heating and heated towel rails, aircon and DSTV, fully stocked mini bar and room service are all available in-room where Egyptian cotton sheets provide an added sense of luxury.
The Saint James on Venice – 4 Star
Above: The Saint James on Venice – Durban accommodation
The Saint James on Venice is a beautiful boutique hotel located in Morningside, perfectly blending modern luxury with its gorgeous historic features. The building is situated across from an old church that’s over 100 years old. The manicured gardens, a range of services and fantastic facilities offer guests a truly luxurious experience. Close to the city for easy access if you’re in Durban on business while it’s conveniently close to all the local attractions for holiday makers.
Conference facilities, fantastic fine dining in the onsite restaurant, the beautiful outdoor terrace, the luscious lounge and stylish bar accompany 14 individually decorated rooms all with en suite bathrooms, bathrobes and all the extras including in-room safe, flat screen with DSTV, high speed wireless internet access, aircon and hairdryer. Saint James on Venice are doing the Durban accommodation selection proud.
Quarters Hotel Florida Road – 4 Star
Above: Quarters Hotel Florida Road – Durban accommodation
Quarters Hotel Florida Road was formally four, connected, individual Victorian homes which are now a stunning 23 room home away from home. Contemporary décor adds a stylish touch to the original Victorian furnishings and fittings. Located in the heart of Durban’s “Dining District” it’s the perfect place for the food lover with a passion for perfection and an appreciation of the finer things in life. From the perfect steak to Asian delights, African infused cuisine and French delicacies, Florida Road offers a selection of taste sensations.
The individually decorated rooms at the Quarters Hotel Florida Road boast a beautiful sleigh queen size bed with a gorgeous en suite bathroom. Conference facilities make it a great choice for the professional looking to make a great impression. The perfect location for business or pleasure, Durban’s Golden Mile and uShaka Marine World, rickshaws and other awesome local attractions are right on your doorstep and in your backyard. Quarters Hotel Florida Road is yet another great Durban accommodation choice.
After booking your choice of Durban accommodation, all that's left to do is hire a car and you're ready for travel.
If you need to hire a specific vehicle during your trip to Durban then here are some options below;