5 of the best places to sleep in Durban

5 of the best places to sleep in Durban

Pick accommodation that’s suitable to your needs when you visit Durban…

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Person Holding on Door Lever Inside Room / Pexels

Durban is the warmest place to be all-year round, which explains why it has some of the best accommodation in the country.

Tourists flock to the city for fun in the sun and world-class entertainment and food.

Choosing a place to stay is an important part of your holidaymaking decisions, because your accommodation will be your home away from home during your trip.

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Whether you are looking for a family or pet-friendly venue, there’s something for everyone in Durban.

Here’s a look at five of the best places to sleep in the city.  

Beachfront accommodation

Durban’s beachfront area offers accommodation that ranges from affordable to luxury hotels. The several hotels located near the Golden Mile, including the Pavilion Hotel, the Hilton Durban, The Balmoral Hotel, BlueWaters Hotel and the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani. 

Boutique hotel

Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel is a restored Colonial Mansion in Durban’s Morningside area. Built in 1928, the boutique hotel offers individually decorated rooms, with balcony views that offer 180-degree views of Durban. It’s minutes away from the city’s popular Golden Mile. 


Bentley on the Beach in La Lucia offers pet-friendly accommodation. The guest house has four ocean-facing rooms and five with beautiful garden views. All its rooms are equipped with a microwave, fridge, air conditioning and a DStv decoder.


Anchor's Rest Guesthouse and Self Catering in Umhlanga has been praised for its friendly staff and “boutique style” accommodation. The guesthouse seems to be a favourite with couples, who rated it 9.8 for a two-person stay. Guests typically start their day with a continental, full English/Irish breakfast before heading out to explore their surroundings.

Nearby Entertainment

If you’re in Durban for a weekend of fun, Suncoast Hotel andTowers is the perfect place to experience luxurious accommodation located within walking distance to entertainment facilities.  You will be within walking distance of uShaka Marine World, the beach and Suncoast Casino is right on your doorstep.

To find out more information about Durban, visit http://visitdurban.travel/

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