Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Durban’s Landmark Hotel

An iconic hotel in Durban, the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani invites guests to experience a modern full-service stay on Durban’s sun-kissed beachfront. Sweeping Indian Ocean views along the 7km promenade have set the scene for memorable holidays and exceptional events for nearly five decades. Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani promises an unforgettable stay in a contemporary classic.

Uniquely able to accommodate and facilitate business and special events in a vibrant North Beach location. Large scale events, group accommodation, exceptional venues and seamless service.

A location metres from Durban’s North Beach, inviting and fully equipped accommodation with sea views, a choice of three outdoor pools and a different dining venue for every night of your stay – little wonder why we welcome back guests year after year. 

Experience personalised service from one of South Africa’s largest and most-revered hotels. We have built our reputation by setting the standard for service and personal attention.

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Please Note that the Maharani Tower pool area will be closed due to construction until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience.