Protea Hotel Edward Durban
149 O R Tambo Parade, Durban, 4001, South Africa
This comfortable hotel is located beside Durban's famous Golden Mile beach promenade within minutes of a selection of shops as well as the city centre. The nearest beach and links to the public transport system are to be found some 100 m from the hotel. The international convention centre, along with the airport, is just a 20-minute drive away. Housed in a building that dates back to 1911 and renovated in 2011, this hotel distinguishes itself through it's elegant interiors designed in Victorian style. There are a total of 101 tasteful rooms on offer to guests including 7 suites, spread over a 7-storey building. Facilities include a foyer with a 24-hour reception desk, a currency exchange service and a safe. Dining options are offered in an air-conditioned restaurant, which include highchairs for infants. Further facilities include a number of conference rooms for guests to choose from, along with a bar. Services include medical assistance, room service, wireless Internet access as well as a curio shop. Guests arriving by car are able to use the hotel parking facilities. The unique guest rooms are spacious and offer all the comforts that one would expect from this hotel. Each come with an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, a tea coffee maker, satellite cable TV, a direct dial telephone, a radio, a minibar, Internet access, and a in-room safe. In addition, individually controlled air conditioning and heating also comes as standard. All rooms feature a view of the sea. The hotel features rooms and facilities with wheelchair access. Guests are able to relax in the outdoor swimming pool. The pool area also features pool-service and is surrounded by a sun terrace with a number of sun loungers and parasols.