aha Gateway Hotel

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
Corner Boulevard and Twilight Drive, Umhlanga, 4321, South Africa
4.0 out of 5 rating 591 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at aha Gateway Hotel in Umhlanga, you'll be connected to a shopping center, within a 15-minute drive of Umhlanga Rocks Beach and Durban Beach. This family-friendly hotel is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from uShaka Marine World and 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from Umdloti Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 146 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Partially open bathrooms have rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.


Enjoy recreational amenities such as a water park (surcharge) and an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and wedding services. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Gateway Theatre of Shopping - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Umhlanga Main Beach - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi
Umhlanga Lighthouse - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Mount Edgecombe Country Club - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Beachwood Golf Course - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Japanese Gardens - 10.6 km / 6.6 mi
Durban Beach - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Golden Mile - 11.9 km / 7.4 mi
Umdloti Beach - 12.6 km / 7.8 mi
Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve - 12.9 km / 8 mi
Umgeni River Bird Park - 13 km / 8.1 mi

The preferred airport for aha Gateway Hotel is Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) - 18.8 km / 11.7 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property 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.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Parking height restrictions apply.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 180 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 360 per person (one way)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 35 per night
  • Extended parking fee: ZAR 35.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • -Business center
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Conference center
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Water park access (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Rooftop terrace
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking