aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa

40 Mahatma Gandhi Drive, 4069 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 313 328 190

AED 254+

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Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
Based on 454 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 4.8

Good to know

  • Great view
  • Clean rooms


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    With a stay at aha The Waterfront Hotel & Spa in Durban, you'll be in the historical district and minutes from uShaka Marine World and close to Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. This hotel is within close proximity of Addington Beach and New Beach.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 83 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Your room comes with a Tempur-Pedic bed. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


    Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).


    Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 20 bars/lounges. Breakfast is available daily for a fee.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a train station pick-up service.

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    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Car hire
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Express check out
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Coffee shop
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 454 reviews
    • 9.0 "Perfectly clean."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
    • 4.0 "Bad amenities."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 326 reviews
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      8.8 "Great parking, according to 88%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.3 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.2 "72% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "83% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were big enough."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the shower was ok."
    • 5.6 "Internet is average."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.1 "69% thought it was too noisy."
      0.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 100%."
    • 4.2 "Bad amenities."
      4.2 "58% thought the building wasn't nice."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 90 reviews
    • 8.8 "Generally very clean."
      8.9 "89% said rooms were clean."
    • 8.3 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.9 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 36 reviews
    • 9.2 "Perfectly clean."
      9.2 "92% said rooms were clean."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Great view"
    "Clean rooms"
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