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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Cape Town

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Description & Facilities


4 Stars

Hotel Type:



Car park
Key Collection 14:00 - 00:00
24-hour reception
Check-in hour 14:00 - 00:00
Check-out hour 11:00 - 00:00
Local and international calls
Secure parking
Valet parking
Airport Shuttle (fee)
Room service (fee)
Laundry service (fee)
Medical service (fee)
Babysitting service
Multilingual staff
Air conditioning in public areas
Hotel safe
Currency exchange facilities
Lift access
Sun terrace
Luggage room
Clothes dryer
Restaurant 4
Smoking area
Poolside snack bar
Banquet hall
Air conditioning in Restaurant
Breakfast room
Conference room
Meeting room 10
Projector (fee)
Conference hostess (fee)
Printer (fee)
Photocopier (fee)
Business centre
Audio-visual equipment rental (fee)
Fax (fee)
Sun loungers
Massage (fee)
Spa treatments (fee)
Hairdressing salon (fee)
Beauty salon (fee)
Spa centre (fee)

Just 200 metres from the beach and the endless promenade, the elegant hotel Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is a great location on Durban's Golden Mile.  This hotel that has been here for nearly 50 years is a landmark in Durban and a favourite amongst all travellers.  The hotel which promised memorable holidays and spectacular views of the Indian Ocean is located on North Beach and is close to many fabulous restaurants, activities and sights.

The hotel has 3 heated swimming pools for guests to enjoy and fantastic eatery choices.  The Grill Jichana serves steaks that are flame grilled to perfection, Vigour & Verve serves wood fired pizzas along with superb sea views. Lingela Restaurant is a buffet restaurant serving seasonal favourites. Panorama Bar with views that cannot compete is where you can sip on a cocktail at the pool and indulge in some light bites.  Tall Ships is an historic bar with a cozy atmosphere where guests can enjoy craft beer, cocktails, wine and top shelf spirits.

The SS Elangeni's rooms are beautifully appointed and furnished offering the ultimate in comfort and convenience to all guests.  Standard & Superior Rooms with sea views sleep 2 guests, Standard & Superior Premium Rooms with sea views sleep 2 adults and 2 kids in 2 queen beds.  The Executive Room with sea views are suitable for business travellers and sleep 2 guests.  The Executive Premium Rooms with sea views sleep 2 adults and 2 children.  The Junior Suite is a more spacious room for 2 guests also with sea views and the Luxury Suites with refined luxury also have sea views and sleep 2 guests.  The Presidential Suites have balconies, kitchen facilities, lounge and dining rooms accommodate 2 guests.  Family rooms are also available with 2 double beds for 2 adults and 2 children.


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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
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"Mixed. 10 days of sunshine out of 21"
"Very good"
"1 day of rain otherwise good"
"Generally good."
"The weather was good but a little mixed"
"Just great"


"Sunny, windy and 1 day rain"
"Excellent for all 3 weeks"


"hot with just one day of rain in Cape Town."
"Barring two days of rain/wind sunny and hot moderated by the breeze"
"Generally the weather was excellent and not too hot. There were one or two cloudy days and a little rain in the first week but otherwise no problems"
"Hot days, cooler evenings. Currently a drought in the Cape area."


"Raining in Durban to start with, but some lovely sunny days. Not too hot."
"better than expected."


"average for early winter"


"Cold at night but the days were glorious"


"Well we a little dubious before we went away as we had been warned that is was the Winter in South Africa during our stay ... we were so lucky and the sun shined for our stay and most importantly for our Wedding day ... Cape Town would still have been beautiful but was made even more stunning with the sun!"
"First 2 days in Cape Town were warm and sunny, but last 2 days were colder, overcast and rainy."


"Ok not as hot as we had hoped but we knew we were being optomidtic"
"Their winter was on par with the summer that we left in the UK"
"OK, a bit of rain but not much. Quite cold at times"
"Good, as it was the end of their winter it was more like an English summer"


"Spring like with teperatures around 60-65F. Bright days with some sunshine. We did not experience any rain."
"first day was cloudy but brightened up and was sunny for subsequent days."
"Warm spring weather"
"Two overcast days. Average of 26 degrees celcius. Very comfortable."


"Very Good in Capetown"
"90% of the time it was hot and sunny."
"Very varied - rain and winter coats in Cape town and very hot in other places. We needed the complete range of summer/winter wear!"


"Brilliant, warm throughout our stay"
"suuny and warm but some days windy and quite cool at night."
"Not too good for early summer (rain and wind for the middle 10 days (we were there for 21 days), but it didn't stop us doing anything."


"The weather was excellent-very warm and not a cloud in sight"
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