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aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban

3 starsQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Corner of Mahatma Gandhi & Browns RoadDurbanKwaZulu-Natal4001South Africa
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Good3.9 / 5
Room
Room is all right
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Service
Fantastic service
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aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban

from $57
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Superior Queen
  • Family Room
  • Paraplegic
  • Standard Queen
  • Deluxe Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 83 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *

  • Train station pickup *

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • Extended parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Also known as

  • Docklands Hotel
  • aha Waterfront Hotel
  • aha Waterfront Durban
  • aha Waterfront
  • Three Cities Docklands
  • Three Cities Docklands Durban
  • aha Waterfront Hotel Durban
  • Three Cities Docklands Hotel Durban
  • Three Cities Waterfront Hotel Durban
  • Three Cities Waterfront Hotel
  • Three Cities Waterfront Durban
  • Three Cities Waterfront

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 500

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 70 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 550.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for ZAR 0.00 per night (rates may vary)

High-speed Internet access (wired) is available in guestrooms for ZAR 0.00 per stay (rates may vary)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 20 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 4
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Year Built 2010
  • Elevator/lift
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include massages, facials, and manicures and pedicures.

Dining

WODKA - This bistro serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban’s small print

Also known as

  • Docklands Hotel
  • aha Waterfront Hotel
  • aha Waterfront Durban
  • aha Waterfront
  • Three Cities Docklands
  • Three Cities Docklands Durban
  • aha Waterfront Hotel Durban
  • Three Cities Docklands Hotel Durban
  • Three Cities Waterfront Hotel Durban
  • Three Cities Waterfront Hotel
  • Three Cities Waterfront Durban
  • Three Cities Waterfront

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 500

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 70 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 550.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for ZAR 0.00 per night (rates may vary)

High-speed Internet access (wired) is available in guestrooms for ZAR 0.00 per stay (rates may vary)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

Recent reviews

Good 3.9 /5 from 66 reviews

aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban
Excellent4.0 / 5
My stay
It was good except for the weather and the hotel didn't have anything to do indoors. Other wise I had a good stay
1 night romance trip
aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban
Excellent4.0 / 5
Modern Hotel and efficient staff
We enjoyed our stay at the hotel and loved Wodka Restaurant.The staff are friendly and arranged shuttle transfers.Loved that it was in walking distance to Ushaka Marine World and the Beach.Definately bringing our kids along on our next trip.
1 night romance trip
aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Convenient and clean hotel with beautiful views
Staff helpful and friendly.
1 night romance trip
aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Absolutely convinient stay
Our stay was awesome , please add an extra personeel to mend your reception area...one person is not enough especially when you are aware that your expecting a lot of checkings and check outs
3 night romance trip
aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban
Good3.0 / 5
While the hotel was beautiful and the rooms really good, the surrounding area wasn't that great and felt unsafe.
1 night business trip

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aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa, Durban

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