Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Complex Hotel
63-91 OR Tambo Parade, Durban, South Africa, 4001
Tel: +27 (031) 362 1300
Fax: +27 (031) 332 5527
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Complex Hotel
Undoubtedly the brightest star on the Golden Mile, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani (previously known as Southern Sun Elangeni & Southern Sun North Beach) is just meters from the best beaches, the 4km boardwalk and Durban's major attractions. By night or by day, whether at work or play, experience the vibrant culture and colour of Durban's premier hotel destination. Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is the ultimate place to stay in Durban, with a total of 734 stylish rooms, two breakfast venues, two fully equipped gyms, three sparkling swimming pools (1 heated), 15 conference venues, eleven restaurants and bars, free high speed, quality connectivity WiFi - (500MB per room per day) and the Camelot Spa (opening soon) with amazing facilities to help guests relax and rejuvenate in the comfort of these fantastic surroundings.
Location: The Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotels are situated 32km from the King Shaka International Airport and 1.8km from the Durban International Convention Centre, 1.6km to the Durban central business district and meters from Durban's Golden Mile.
Guest Room Facilities: The Elangeni & Maharani offers various types of accommodation ranging from standard rooms to presidential suites. The following facilities are available in each guest room/suite:
  • Queen and King Size Beds in each room
  • Soundless climate control air-conditioning
  • International electrical adapters
  • A safe large enough to store a laptop
  • Bathrobes and Slippers available only in suites
  • Blackout curtains
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea making facilities
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk with work lamp
  • Electronic/magnetic door keys
  • Hair dryer
  • LCD satellite TV
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Iron and Ironing Board on request
  • Mini Bar only in Executive and Suite rooms
  • Direct dial telephones
  • Turndown service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Wireless high-speed Internet access. Vouchers to be purchased directly from reception
Dining / Bar Facilities: A place to enjoy great food and beautiful scenery - where you can unwind and have a great time. This new hotel complex is proud to offer you a choice of more than eleven restaurants and bars with various menu selections to suit every taste, appetite, occasion and celebration.

The hotels restaurants include:
2 Breakfast venues - offering breakfast daily to get your day off to a good start.

Serving superb Japanese cuisine that is fun, fascinating and delicious with dishes from fresh sushi and sashimi to teppanyaki, Daruma is the perfect setting for a business lunch or intimate dinner. Select from classic Japanese favourites and innovative combinations such as teriyaki steak, filet mignon, chicken, seafood, tempura and much more.

Hours of operation:
Monday to Saturday: 12h00 - 14h00 and then 18h30 - 22h30
Sunday: 18h00 - 21h30
Public holidays: Closed

The Grill Jichana
A modern and stylish Grill House that offers a short and sizzling menu. From prime beef cuts and Karoo lamb to free-range chicken, fish and vegetarian dishes. Guests can enjoy great food in a convivial African ambience with simple, friendly and quick service.

The Panorama Bar and Pool Deck
A bar and light food zone, with panoramic views of the coastline, serving everything from evening cocktails and mezes. As the most spectacular meeting place in the hotel, you will be served beverages and light meals throughout the day, with a delectable emphasis on ice creams and Granitas.

The Ocean Breeze Restaurant
A laid-back Indian Ocean Island styled restaurant with a view second to none. Guests can indulge in everything from an Island-style buffet, with the emphasis on seafood and line-fish to flatbreads and crispy pizza, fresh out of the authentic pizza oven.

Lingela Restaurant
From breakfast to dinner, The Lingela is one of the top traditional buffet restaurants in the country that offers a variety of dishes to suit every palate. From live-action cooking of the most delectable meat cuts, seafood and stir-fry to a palatable range of roasts from the carvery, Durban curries and casseroles, the choice is exceptional and the quality superb.

The Piatto Mediterranean Kitchen
Offering an a la carte menu for both lunch and dinner, Piatto serves the best of traditional Italian, Greek, and Portuguese cuisine, cooked with Mediterranean flair and flavours.

Hotel Services:
  • Babysitting or child care
  • 500mb free Wi-Fi per day
  • Concierge services
  • Limited Parking (secure underground)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Security guard
  • Fitness Center
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 1 Heated swimming pool and 2 non heated swimming pools
  • Lounge area
  • 24 Room service (Light meals after 23h00)
  • Camelot Spa

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