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1 room, 2 adults

The Balmoral Hotel, Durban

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
125 OR Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4000, South Africa

Upscale beach hotel with restaurant, near Durban Funworld
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Fantastic service
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Amenities are not the best

The Balmoral Hotel, Durban

from $61
  • Standard Non Sea Facing
  • Standard Sea Facing
  • Executive Room, Sea Facing

What’s around The Balmoral Hotel, Durban


  • In Durban Beachfront
  • UShaka Marine World - 23 min walk
  • Durban Beach - 28 min walk
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium - 44 min walk
  • Durban Funworld - 2 min walk
  • Golden Mile - 5 min walk
  • Durban International Convention Centre - 15 min walk
  • Durban Botanical Gardens - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km

Getting around

  • Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 95 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free valet parking (limited)

  • Free nearby parking


  • Casino shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


On Site

  • Personal motorized watercraft on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

The Balmoral Hotel, Durban’s small print

Also known as

  • Balmoral Durban
  • Balmoral Hotel Durban
  • Balmoral Hotel
  • The Balmoral Hotel Hotel
  • The Balmoral Hotel Durban
  • The Balmoral Hotel Hotel Durban


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 150 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 420.00 per vehicle (one-way)

Casino shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 79 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Nothing special. Good location. Good staff. Hotel is under renovation. Spacious. Safe parking
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good service, great price. Enjoy the old grandeur.
This is the very first hotel built on the Durban beach in 1890's. It still has the grand feeling, but it's just old now. My room was very nice with up to date bathroom. They have free car parking and park it and bring it around for you if their lot is full. I enjoyed them keeping the antique parts of the old grand hotel. Check in was super fast, as they had our room already for check in. Also, they have a secure internet where most other hotels just have a non secure connection. They are very near the Ushaka (sp?) Marine exhibition.A smaller carnival is in front of the hotel on the beach, but it didn't bother us.. We did not eat there, but one of the front desk people gave us an excellent suggestion for an Indian restaurant for dinner about 15 minute drive away.. Loved looking at the old pictures of the hotel and area from 100 years ago.
us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good hotel
Inaayat, us1 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Great location; Wonderful and friendly staff. Hotel needs some upgrading however. Would definitely stay there again.
David, us5 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
4 days stay at Balmoral
Amazing breakfast buffet. Very friendly staff especially Stephen big smile on arrival and through out! Only staff member that wasn’t as friendly as all the others was a girl called Nonkululeko, not the best attitude and not smiley like the rest of the staff which was very very noticeable!! Furniture old carpets old but clean. Thank you!
Betsie Ronel, usTrip with friends

The Balmoral Hotel, Durban

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