Hotels & Accommodation
Official Conference Accommodation
Special rates have been secured for conference delegates from the dates 25 May – 3 June 2018 at the following hotels. (Let us know if you intend staying longer).
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotels
The Elangeni is the hotel in which the conference is being held and the Maharani is adjacent (an independent apartment building between them, as can be seen in the picture below) For more info on the hotel, click here to go to their website.
Click here to book directly with Southern Sun’s Elangeni and Maharani Hotel at the conference preferred rate. Accommodation is offered from R1 610 per night Bed and Breakfast
Garden Court Marine Parade
This hotel is a short walk from the conference venue. Garden Court Marine Parade belongs to the same hotel group as the Elangeni and Maharani.
Click here to book directly with Southern Sun’s Garden Court Marine Parade at our preferred conference rate. Accommodation is from R1 267 per night including breakfast.
Riverside Hotel – shuttle to and from the conference venue included in the accommodation rate.
Situated north of Durban on the other side of the Umgeni river, with wonderful views across Durban and still close to the city centre, this 4 star venue is a great choice for your stay. To find out more about this hotel, click here for their website.
Click here for the reservation form for Riverside Hotel at our preferred conference rates.
Waterfront Hotel – shuttle to and from the conference venue included in the accommodation rate.
Situated in the Point Waterfront development precinct, this 4 star property is very fashionable and a great choice for your stay. The accommodation rate includes shuttle transfers from the hotel to the conference facility at Elangeni Hotel. Accommodation from R1 300 per night including breakfast.
Click here for the reservation form for the Waterfront Hotel.
Palace All Suite – self catering & within walking distance of the conference venue.
A short walk down the promenade (900m walk) with awesome views, this is the ideal venue for those who are looking for the comfort of an apartment as well as the advantage of being right on the beach front. Accommodation is from R933 per room per night, bed only. For more info on the venue and its accommodation, click here.
Hotel rooms: These simple, yet chic hotel rooms are perfect for those on the go, and feature tea and coffee making facilities, a double bed, seating area with TV and selected DSTV channels, and sweeping views over North Beach
1 bedroom apartment: These suites feature a main bedroom with a queen-size bed, a double sleeper couch in the lounge, as well as a separate family bathroom. The one-bedroom suites include a full kitchen, open-plan lounge and dining area as well as flat screen TV with selected DSTV channels.
2 bedroom apartment: the two-bedroom suite provides for all your self-catering needs, with a full kitchen, open-plan lounge and dining area as well as a flat screen TV with selected DSTV channels. The main bedroom features a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom. The suite also offers a second bedroom with two single beds and a separate family bathroom. Enjoy unobstructed views of North Beach and the ocean. To book, click here
Oceanic – self catering, walking distance from the conference venue.
A block away from the conference venue (450m walk) and a block back from the beachfront, this is the ideal venue for those delegates who are looking for a budget option with the appeal of a full apartment. Accommodation from R770.00 per unit per night, bed only. For more info on the venue and its accommodation click here.
The one bedroom apartments come with a choice of single or double beds in the main bedroom and an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub, shower, toilet and basin. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances and equipment for a self-catering stay.
The spacious two bedroom apartments come with a queen-size bed in the main bedroom, single beds in the second bedroom, the en- en-suite bathroom has a bathtub, shower, toilet and basin while the second bathroom has a shower, toilet and basin. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances and equipment for a self-catering stay. To book, click here.
Durban also has a wide variety of hotels and Bed and Breakfast establishments should you wish to find your own accommodation but be advised that some areas of the city are not as safe as others. If it is not within walking distance of the conference venue, you would also have to secure and pay for transport. Taxi and Uber services are available.
You are welcome to email the conference organisers for specific help and advice on location of possible accommodation and transport options.