Durban Central Accommodation

Durban is the largest city in KwaZulu Natal. It is located on the East Coast of the country and is home to one of the busiest harbours in South Africa. One of its most often quoted claims to fame is that it is home to the largest population of Indians outside of the Indian subcontinent. It was also home to Mahatma Ghandi, the renowned human rights activist who championed the idea of peaceful protest.

As with many cities, as Durban has developed, many businesses have moved out of the centre along with many residents. However, despite the exodus there is still an awful lot going on in Durban's centre, and if you are looking for a vibrant area close to all of the city's major attractions, you can't go wrong!

For starters, Durban Central is the best part of the city for getting a taste, both literally and figuratively, of the city's Indian influence. The Victoria Street Market is just brimming with colours and smells as piles of spices line stall fronts and colourful, glittering saris burst out of small shops. The centre is also a great place to try one of South Africa's definitive street foods - bunny chow - which isa traditional curry served in a hollowed-out loaf (or half loaf) of bread.

Attractions in or near the centre abound too, such as uShaka Marine World, NorthBeach, Greyville Race Course (home to the Vodacom Durban-July), the slick Point development and the Durban Botanic Gardens.

Along the beach front you can buy curios of traditional Zulu bead work and get aride in an old-school rickshaw.Afterwards you can wander along the seaside promenade taking in views of the Indian Ocean and observing the other people going about their business.

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From R585 pps

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The Gooderson Beach Hotel is located right on the city's beachfront promenade, within walking distance of Durban's city centre. The hotel is also close to Durban's main tourist attractions, business d... More Info

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From R300* unit


176 on West is situated in Durban Central, across the road from the International Convention Center and Durban Exhibition Center, just 1km from the beachfront, 3km to Moses Mahbida Stadium, Ushaka Mar... More Info

12 People are currently making enquiries at this establishment.

From R500* unit


Seaboard Hotel & Holiday Apartments offers budget accommodation in the busy city centre of Durban. The self-catering, budget apartments come equipped with a TV, fridge and an en-suite bathroom. The... More Info

From R399* unit


The Albany Hotel specialises in offering the best accommodation at affordable rates to corporate business, honeymooners, sports teams, groups and holidaymakers alike. The Hotel is newly renovated and ... More Info

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From R500* unit


BP Backpackers is a place where the individual traveller or small groups can come and meet other exciting individuals. The facility has been modified as part of a fully functioning Sea Scout Base to ... More Info

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From R2735* unit

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Situated on Durban's famous Golden Mile, within five minutes of the city centre, the Protea Hotel Edward (Durban) heralds a time of Victorian elegance. This world-famous 4-Star Hotel has played host... More Info

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The Heron Guest House
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From R425 pps


The Heron Guesthouse is situated in the heart of the most upmarket area of Durban, Essenwood/Morningside. It is within walking distance of Woolworths (500m) and other grocery stores (100m). It i... More Info

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Durban Central
My kids enjoyed Durban, its a place to be everything we needed was just here, we really enjoyed our stay...
- Maki Mokoakoa

Durban Central
Nice place,safe and night life. I enjoyed it.
- Tebogo Olifant

Durban Central
Durban is a very beautiful and exciting place
- Nombasa Xotyeni

Durban Central
Durban Central is a nice place I even got a chance to walk to Ushaka Marine very nice place. I had a wonderful time.
- Motlatsi Khumalo

Durban Central
I loved it and its very vibey.
- Lindi Khumalo