The Royal Hotel
3 stars

The Royal Hotel

267 Smith Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 313 336 000

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The Royal Hotel
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About The Royal Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Set in Durban, The Royal Hotel Durban is a five-minute walk from Durban Central Business District and offers a sauna and an outdoor pool. It features expansive city views and 4-star rooms.

This sophisticated hotel provides a fitness centre, a coffee bar and 24-hour room service. Airport transfers, a laundry service, a dry cleaning service and babysitting/child services are available upon enquiry.

The Royal Hotel Durban provides 251 air conditioned rooms filled with all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay. Hot drinks can be made with the provided tea and coffee supplies.

The hotel houses The Royal Grill, which offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and presents guests with everything they need for an enjoyable night without having to leave the hotel. Those looking to socialise can visit Exchange, conveniently situated on-site.

Durban Railway Station is within a half an hour walk of The Royal Hotel Durban, and for those arriving by car there is valet parking. International Convention Centre Durban is within walking distance.

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Latest deals for The Royal Hotel

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Deluxe room
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Double room
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Queen room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Royal Hotel

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beauty salon
  • Windsurfing


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Sea view
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Pool and spa

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Rooftop pool
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Wardrobe or closet

Reviews of The Royal Hotel

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267 Smith Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

What's nearby

  • Farewell Square74 m
  • Exhibition Centre0.6 km
  • Kwa Muhle Museum0.7 km
  • Old House Museum0.9 km
  • Durban Funworld1.4 km
  • South Beach1.4 km
  • Dairy Beach1.5 km
  • Addington Beach1.7 km
  • Sugar Terminal1.8 km
  • Mini Town1.9 km
  • uShaka Marine World2.1 km
  • Durban Botanical Gardens2.4 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Top tips for your stay at The Royal Hotel

  • The cheapest price a room at The Royal Hotel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was ₪178, while the most expensive was ₪178.

FAQs when booking at The Royal Hotel

  • Where is The Royal Hotel located?

    The Royal Hotel is located at 267 Smith Street in Durban Central, 0.4 km from the center of Durban. Farewell Square is the closest landmark to The Royal Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Royal Hotel?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at The Royal Hotel.

  • Does The Royal Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Royal Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Royal Hotel from the airport?

    The Royal Hotel is 9.8 km from Durban Virginia. The Royal Hotel is 28.9 km from Durban King Shaka Intl.

  • Does The Royal Hotel have a pool?

    Yes, The Royal Hotel has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Royal Hotel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Royal Hotel in Durban and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Royal Hotel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Royal Hotel.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

0.4 km

Nearest Airport

Durban King Shaka Intl

Distance to airport

29.4 km