This Durban hotel has a long history of providing unbeatable service and hospitality and has grown from strength to strength throughout its 150 years of existence. The property was originally opened in 1845 as the first hostelry in Durban. It became known as The Royal in 1860 following a Royal Appointment by Prince Alfred and has hosted many important historical figures over the years.
The city of Durban provides the ultimate combination of business and leisure and this Durban hotel is perfectly located for visitors to experience both aspects. The hotel is located in Durban's central business district. It is within walking distance of various entertainment, commercial, sports and tourist facilities.
The Royal Hotel's sophistication is extended to the rooms and suites. All are decorated with a subtle blend of yellowwood and royal blue colour schemes and sophisticated décor to create a comfortable atmosphere. All of the rooms offer breathtaking panoramic views.. Guests can choose from four restaurants on the property, namely Top of the Royal, Ulundi, The Royal Grill and The Royal Coffee Shoppe. There are also two bars available, The Tap Room Bar and The Exchange Bar.
There are various sporting and leisure facilities provided at this Durban accommodation to allow guests the ultimate relaxing experience during their stay at this hotel in Durban, South Africa. Some of the facilities include squash courts, sauna, gym, swimming pool, plunge pool and a health centre. The Royal Hotel in Durban can also accommodate various meetings or events in its comprehensive and stylish conference venues.