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4.3 out of 5

"First night thus far I am extremely impressed overall. " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 08 Feb 2019

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Umhlanga Rocks Beach

Oceanside stay

Your stay at this Umhlanga hotel places you within a 10-minute walk of KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board and Gateway Theatre of Shopping. Umhlanga Rocks Beach and Umhlanga Main Beach are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and free buffet breakfast.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 234 guestrooms have flat-screen TVs with cable channels and offer free WiFi and coffee/tea makers. Other amenities include hair dryers, safes, and showers.

Room, 2 Twin Beds, Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$56* Per night/room Feb 23 - Feb 24

Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Twin Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5
First night thus far I am extremely impressed overall.

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 12, 2019 by AGM

Thank you for the lovely feedback! warmest regards, Hotel Management

5 out of 5

location good for occasion

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Quiet
excellent service but overpriced for the World Cup.

Posted by , from tampa fl on Feb 5, 2011

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4 out of 5

Very New and Very Nice

Beautiful place to stay. Ask for rooms facing the Beach. Near Gateway Mall. Really can't get much better. If you want to work out, you will need to go to the Virgin Active at the mall.

Posted by on Jul 10, 2010

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About the Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga

Location 2 Ncondo Place Umhlanga, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal 4320

Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from 11 February 2019 until further notice. The following areas are affected:

  • Swimming pool

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A terrace, multilingual staff, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Umhlanga hotel.

  • 234 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Built in 2010
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) (18.5 km / 11.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga offers 234 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast.

Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. 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.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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 guestroom reservation.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450.00 (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 50.00 per day
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR 1200.00 (subject to availability)

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

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • 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 organization.

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