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5.0 out of 5

"I was in Durban with my mom and infant daughter and we stayed at the hotel. The room was very comfortable and clean. The staff was polite and helpful ... " More

By Kholiwe D. on Tue 30 Jun 2015

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Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Single Bed, Smoking, View

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking, View

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Smoking

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Single Beds, Smoking, View

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

The free breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Built in 2010, this 3-star hotel has 234 rooms over 8 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs, coffee/tea makers and showers
  • Free buffet breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour fitness centre
  • Guests speak favourably about the proximity to shopping and the helpful staff
  • 11 minutes by foot from Gateway Theatre of Shopping and a 5-minute drive from Umhlanga Rocks Beach
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga ratings based on 1 verified reviews

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Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga

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5 out of 5

Awesome girls weekend

I was in Durban with my mom and infant daughter and we stayed at the hotel. The room was very comfortable and clean. The staff was polite and helpful and we has a great view of the ocean. Totally enjoyed our stay!

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About the Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga

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

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 26 March 2020 to 1 October 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business centre. 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 members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Lift
  • 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 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily.

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 centre.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkelling 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 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transport 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.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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 may be 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 guest room reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global) sanitisation guidelines.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours

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 organisation.

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