Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa - Durban

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40 Mahatma Gandhi, Corner Of Browns, Durban, South Africa, 4000  show map
 3 stars
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Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa - Durban

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Dining room

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Steam room

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The attractive Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa lies in a natural area of Durban. The property opened in 2007 and features industrial architecture.

ICC Durban are within 30 minutes' walk away. It is about 3 km away from the center of Durban.

There are shopping places, such as a mall and shops nearby.

The venue is notable for the central location within a 30-minute drive to Durban International airport.

Rooms

For a comfortable stay Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa offers 83 rooms on 4 floors featuring climate control, multi-channel television, a pantry, a seating area and central heating. Some rooms feature a stunning view over the ocean. Offering a contemporary interior, the rooms are fitted with modern furnishings and an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The onsite restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine. Refreshing drinks are offered in the terrace bar.

Services

The on-site bicycle and car rentals help to explore the area.

Relax

Guests with children can use babysitting, cots and meals available on site. The hotel's activities include snorkeling, diving and snow skiing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   83.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Beach access
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Orthopedic mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa - Durban Durban location
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Hotel Address:

40 Mahatma Gandhi, Corner Of Browns, Durban, South Africa, 4000

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City Center
  • Durban
    2.6 km
Airports
  • Durban International (DUR)
    29.5 km
  • Pietermaritzburg Oribi (PZB)
    67.4 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    83

Rooms and availability

Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • In-house movie
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room

Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa photos Room
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • In-house movie
Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • In-house movie

Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • uShaka Marine World600 m

Popular areas

  • Marine Parade2.1 km
  • City Center2.5 km

Convention centers

  • ICC Durban2.7 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Beach Hurst2.8 km
  • Mini Town Snell Parade3.3 km
  • Durban Botanic Gardens4.8 km

Stadiums

  • Kingsmead Cricket Stadium3.1 km
  • Greyville Race Course4.0 km
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium4.8 km

Parks

  • Wavehouse Gateway3.6 km

Local attractions

  • Gateway Theater of Shopping16.5 km
    No. 1 Palm Boulevard Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, Umhlanga Rocks
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of floors:
      4
    • Number of rooms:
      83
    Cities nearby
    • Umhlanga hotels - 16 km
    • Westville hotels - 11 km
    • Amanzimtoti hotels - 25 km
    • Umdloti hotels - 23 km
    • Hillcrest hotels - 25 km
    • La Lucia hotels - 12 km
    • Kloof hotels - 20 km
    • La Mercy hotels - 28 km
    • Kingsborough hotels - 30 km
    • Morningside hotels - 5 km

    Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa

    Average guest rating

    7.4out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 154 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    8.0
    Service
    6.0
    Value
    8.0

    Guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      5.8

      Friendly helpful staff. Good parking.

      Some lights in room not working. Smell from basin and shower drain was really bad.

    • Single
      6.2

      After requesting to change rooms, I was given the best room in the hotel with a panoramic view of the harbour. The big balcony is great. One of the duty managers was able to give me information about restaurants in the area but most of the staff had no clue.

      There is no life outside the hotel, no restaurants etc within walking distance. The hotel restaurant is not particularly inviting and room service is extremely expensive. I must also mention that the first impressions of the hotel are not good because the lobby is very uninviting. It is like entering a factory building. This may appeal to some people though.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      The rooms are very neat, spacious and romantic. We liked having breakfast at the hotel.

      Cold flooring - maybe it is winter . Security is not up to scratch. Going through the boom gates is like going to a factory yard. From the parking rigt up to the lifts - very unsafe. Nosecurity check. We struggled with the key everytime we came back from our entourage.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      your break fast is excellent. the staff member so friendly especially in reception. The security 100% cares.Thanks it was lovely

    • Single
      7.0

      Its proximity to uShaka Marine and beeches is the best thing in its favor.

      1. Restaurant has hardly any choice for lunch and dinner specially for an Indian. 2. Newspaper should be delivered every day. 3. A city street map is required in room.

    • Single
      10.0

      The design and the helpful staff

    • Single
      5.0

      there was a good veiw of the harbour.

      it was quite 'cold' in design and feeling. I prefer a cosier hotel. It was also far away from the better restaurants and more vibrant areas.

    • Single
      8.8

      The hotel is ideally situated. I stayed there during my Comrades adventure. Although there was not really time to admire everything, the no frills and fuss decor worked for me. I would and already did recommend your hotel to friends and family.

      They offered a shuttle service from the airport at r400! Not competitive and not recommended.

    • Single
      7.0

      Kindness of the staff

      The Buffet Breakfast was not proper

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      The hotel has a funky, youthful feel in a "warehouse" style. Quadrangle space in the middle is cool and a good place to meet.

      The guys could be more helpful by having real knowledge of the activity and attractions in the area, or even just a computer in the reception lounge for checking out the area.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      A suprise on arrival in seeing the High standard of the Hotel. I would recommend any other business person to use this hotel.

    • Family with children
      10.0

      Decor, cleanlyness,food

      Vulgar and poor taste video at reseption for every one to see (esp. the kids!!)

    • Couple
      7.4

      Tranquility very laid back it can be very good ikif there are more rooms with Double bed not two single beds and a couch in a room and a bar fridge

      Decor the restuarant and the Bar

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      It is fair value for money, and conveniently situated for harbour business

    • Family with children
      8.2

      It was very close to the beach and shopping facilities

      Just concerned about it's location as there were dodgy characters about a block away. This may impact on safety.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa - Durban Durban location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    40 Mahatma Gandhi, Corner Of Browns, Durban, South Africa, 4000

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Durban
      2.6 km
    Airports
    • Durban International (DUR)
      29.5 km
    • Pietermaritzburg Oribi (PZB)
      67.4 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of floors:
      4
    • Number of rooms:
      83