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Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga

2 Ncondo Place, Crn Ncondo Place & Ntusi Rd, Off Umhlanga Rocks Drive , Durban, 4320

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh and it’s hot. Dig into our Express Start Breakfast full of your favourites to help kick start your day, included at no extra charge to you. 

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We're big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you're away.
Power up while you power down. Conveniently placed outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you'll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga hotel, located on Umhlanga Ridge, a few minutes drive from the Umhlanga Beaches and minutes from the popular Gateway Theatre of Shopping mall. The contemporary Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga's curving facade faces the Indian Ocean, showcasing spectacular sunrises each morning. This three-star hotel is 10km from Durban's vibrant city centre and rail station, and 13km from King Shaka International Airport. Leave your vehicle in our secure underground car park when you attend meetings or seminars in Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga's 2 air-conditioned meeting rooms. It is a short taxi ride to meetings at Alexander Forbes and Deloitte and we're within walking distance of Illovo Sugar and Aecom and 15km from congresses at the Durban International Convention Centre. The Gateway Theatre of Shopping, 900 metres away, has a Wave House surf centre as well as a range of high fashion stores. Glitzy stage shows take place at the Sibaya Casino, 15km away. Head for a dip in our sunny outdoor pool, or sip a cocktail on our deck overlooking the ocean.The maritime theme continues in our Great Room, with its ornate sea shell decor, where a complimentary Express Start Breakfast buffet is prepared each morning. Meet over Castle beers on our Great Room bar's veranda before grill suppers at the Butcher Block steakhouse, next door to Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga.
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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
Your oceanic-themed Guest room has sea, pool or Durban cityscape views. Catch up on your email with wireless Internet and watch satellite channels on the 32-inch flat-screen TV. Complimentary tea and coffee is provided and air conditioning adds comfort.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • In-room Safe
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available
  • Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower
  • Separate Vanity Area

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 220AC
  • Electrical Adapters Available
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Guests enjoy a complimentary Express Start Breakfast each morning, consisting of 5 hot items and a full continental buffet.
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Continental Breakfast Included

Hotel Restaurants

Butcher Block Restaurant

Contempory Style Steak House located on the Ground Floor. This restaurant offers a selection of Steaks and Grill options to meet all guests needs. Enjoy a sundowner on their terrace while taking in ocean views.

Location: Adjacent to Hotel Great Room - Off Pool Terrance

Serves: Lunch, Dinner

Hours of Operation: : 11:00 am-10:00 pm

Hotel Bars & Lounges

Great Room Bar

Enjoying sundowers with unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean is a great place for casual business meetings or drinks with friends.

Location: Great Room

Hours of Operation: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Business Services

  • 2 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner
  • Office supplies available

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Entertainment & Recreation

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Pool Open from: 01-December-2010 to 31-December-2022

Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

Located on the ground floor of the Hotel, guests have access to Mini Gym facilities

Hours of Operation: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

Fitness Center Type: LIMITED

  • Treadmill
  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Stationary Bicycle

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls
  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Storage Space Available
  • Ice Machine

Hotel Details

2 Ncondo Place, Crn Ncondo Place & Ntusi Rd, Off Umhlanga Rocks Drive

Durban, 4320

South Africa


Check In: 2:00 pm

Check Out: 11:00 am

Check-in Age: 18

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 50 ZAR
    • Secure under cover parking is available at R50.00 per vehicle per day.
  • Shuttle + -

    • 7 Seater

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  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Lifts
    • Public Restrooms

      Provided by Hotel

    • Ramp Access
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Guide Dogs Allowed
    • Only Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Facility + -

    • Number of Floors: 8
    • Total Number of Rooms: 234
    • Number of Suites: 0
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 188
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 3
    • Connecting Rooms Available
    • Public Spaces Renovated in: 2010
    • Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2010

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  • Languages + -

    • Afrikaans
    • English
    • Zulu
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • Euro Card
    • JCB
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
    Highlights subtitle
    Keep it Cool!
    Stay cool around the pool
    Butcher Block Restaurant
    Mini Gym
    Complimentary Express Start Breakfast Buffet
    Keep it Cool!
    For your convenience, all rooms are equipped with mini-fridges to keep your drinks and/or medicine cool throughout your stay.
    Stay cool around the pool
    Sometimes, the pool is a better option than the beach. Spend lazy days in the deck chairs around our swimming pool. The kids will thank you.
    Butcher Block Restaurant
    For delicious lunch and dinner options, experience the award-winning Butcher Block Restaurant located on the premises. Renowned for their amazing steaks, the restaurant also serves a great selection of seafood, chicken and salad dishes.
    Mini Gym
    No need to break your gym routine when travelling. Make use of our Mini-Gym on the first floor near reception, and keep on track with your exercise regime. We have a treadmill, bike and orbital trainer, as well as a free weights section.
    Complimentary Express Start Breakfast Buffet
    Each morning, enjoy a Complimentary Express Start Buffet Breakfast in our Ocean-inspired themed Great Room. Feast on a selection of 5 hot dishes, along with a full Continental offering, including pastries, cereals, cold meats, cheeses and much more. Finish it off with coffee, tea, hot chocolate or cappuccino. Good Morning!
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga

    • At Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 50 ZAR.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • Yes, Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga has an outdoor pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga is available from 6:30 am to 9:30 am.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga is from 2:00 pm, and check-out time is 11:00 am. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga offers free WiFi!

    • Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga has 1 restaurant. Butcher Block Restaurant.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga has 234 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga.