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aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga

3-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Corner Boulevard and Twilight Drive, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, 4321, South Africa

Family-friendly hotel with water park, connected to a shopping center, near Umhlanga Rocks Beach
  • Free WiFi
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Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Great location
Beach is not so nice
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aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga

from $83
  • from $83
  • Standard Double Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Superior Room

What’s around aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga


  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 2 mi / 3.3 km
  • Umdloti Beach - 7 mi / 11.2 km
  • Durban Beach - 8 mi / 12.9 km
  • Gateway Theatre of Shopping - 0.4 mi / 0.7 km
  • KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board - 0.5 mi / 0.8 km
  • Umhlanga Hospital - 0.9 mi / 1.5 km
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail - 2.3 mi / 3.6 km

Getting around

  • Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Extended parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 146 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self parking (limited) *

  • Free nearby parking


  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water park access (surcharge)
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Year Built 2011
  • Elevator/lift
  • Rooftop terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga’s small print

Also known as

  • Gateway Hotel
  • aha Gateway
  • Gateway Hotel Three Cities
  • Hotel Gateway
  • Three Cities Gateway
  • aha Gateway Hotel Umhlanga
  • Three Cities Gateway Hotel Umhlanga
  • Three Cities Gateway Umhlanga
  • Three Cities Hotel Gateway
  • aha Gateway Umhlanga


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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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

Self parking costs ZAR 35 per night

Extended parking costs ZAR 35.00 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 360 per person (one way)

Area 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

Fabulous 8.6 From 118 reviews

aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga
A pleasant stay in Durban!!!
Very nice hotel. However, a 10:00 checkout was way too early. I did convince them to extend mine to 11:00. It would also have been nice to have a complimentary airport shuttle service. This may have been a bit too far of a distance though.
Michael, usBusiness trip
aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga
They allow,smoking!!!!!
A Traveler, us1 night business trip
aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga
Room and bathroom in one
Lifts are old and doesn’t have hotel feel more like visiting old building lift Room and bath room in one no divider very cold feeling Really dint enjoy my stay couldn’t wait to check out
mohamed, za1 night business trip
aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga
birthday outing
It was an amazing trip and excellent service from very friendly staff
Lindokuhle, za1 night romance trip
aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga
It was an amazing trip. The staff were very friendly and very helpful. Top class service, am thinking making this my yearly trip for my birthday
Lindokuhle, za2 night trip

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aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga

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