The Royal Hotel

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
267 Smith Street, Durban, 4001, South Africa
3.5 out of 5 rating 189 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Royal Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Durban, within a 5-minute drive of Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World. This hotel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Durban Beach and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 206 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Amenities

Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace. This Colonial hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services. Getting to the surf and sand is a breeze with the beach shuttle (surcharge).

Dining

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite 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, limo/town car service, and dry cleaning/laundry services. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Durban Art Gallery - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Farewell Square - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Durban City Hall - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Durban Natural Science Museum - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Old Courthouse Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Harbour - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Workshop Mall - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
BAT Centre - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Durban Exhibition Centre - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Kwa Muhle Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
The Old Fort - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Durban International Convention Centre - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Juma Mosque - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Old House Museum - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Wilson's Wharf - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi

The preferred airport for The Royal Hotel is Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) - 33.7 km / 21 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
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 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.

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

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


  • This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 8 PM.

  • 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 150 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 350 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 150.00 (one-way), (from 5 to 11 years old)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 70 per day

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

Features
  • -Wedding services
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Terrace
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Business center
  • -Conference space
  • -Conference center
  • -Reception hall
  • -Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • -Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • -Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Elevator
  • -Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Meeting rooms