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Protea Hotel Edward Durban
The Protea Hotel Edward harks back to a time of Victorian elegance. This world-famous hotel has played host to princes and presidents, field marshals, millionaires and movie stars since 1911.
Whether you are travelling for business or leisure purposes, the Protea Hotel Edward is ideally situated on the Golden Mile. For the leisure GUESTS we have gorgeous stretches of golden sands, the warm waters of the Indian Ocean only 100m away and the promenade that allows you to walk from uShaka Marine world to Suncoast Casino.
For the corporate traveller we are situated 5 minutes away from Durban CBD and the ICC (International Convention Centre). We are within easy access to all major highways and King Shaka Airport is a mere 35 minutes away.
Accommodation consists of 101 refurbished graceful and stylish rooms, all equipped with LCD TV’s, en-suite bathrooms, executive work desks, wireless internet access and over half of the rooms have remarkable sea views.
The Protea Hotel Edward with its personalised friendly service and extremely comfortable rooms offer a luxurious holiday experience or a professional business trip.
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Protea Hotel Edward Durban – A comfortable Hotel base on Durban's Golden Mile from which to explore KwaZulu Natal.
Wine and Dine
The Brasserie Restaurant situated on the ground floor of the hotel and is open 7 days a week, opens at 06h30 and serves meals until 23h00.
A delicious full buffet breakfast is available from 06h30 until 10h30 every morning and there is an a la carte menu available daily for lunches, dinners and light meals. All meals can also be enjoyed on our Terrace with Durban’s subtropical climate and the warm sea breeze.
Prokard Gold Members, remember that you can receive as much as 50% off your food bill using your dining benefits when enjoying either the Brand New Terrace Menu or the Brasserie Menu. Menu Options are as follows:
A dinner buffet & carvery is served on selected evenings and every Saturday evening we have our Seafood Emporium which has a large selection of seafood dishes available. Bookings are essential.
The Causerie Bar is our up-market colonial smoking bar which opens at 16h00 and is ideal for sundowners and cocktails.
Conference and Banqueting Facilities
Protea Hotel Edward offers extensive conference facilities, with the largest function room accommodating up to 200 GUESTS cinema style and 160 GUESTS for a banquet dinner. We cater for full and half day conferences, seminars, presentations, gala dinners, award evenings, road shows and is the ideal wedding venue. The surrounding beach area and promenade offer an ideal outdoor area for teambuilding events.
Sports and Recreation
The rooftop pool over looking Durban is ideal for enjoying sun-downer drinks after a busy day and the hotel is in close proximity to many leisure and fun activities. Dolphin watching, surfing, golf, rock climbing, shopping, theatres and animal farms are a few things to do and places to visit while you are staying at the hotel.
The hotel has a curio shop, 24 hour business centre, Concierge desk and a casual lounge for informal meetings or to relax with a beverage. Room service is available from 06h30 to 22h30 and the hotel also offers a laundry service and baby sitting facilities (on request). Parking in the hotel basement comes with an additional charge of R60 per day.
Situated on Durban’s “Golden Mile”, overlooking the Entertainment Promenade and famous “Ocean Action” North Beach, the Protea Hotel Edward is an easy walk to the shops and uShaka Marine World. The hotel is well placed to act as a base from which to explore Kwazulu Natal.
Distance from (driving time)
Directions from King Shaka International Airport to Protea Hotel Edward
• Take N2 South towards Durban
GPS CO-ORDINATES: 29 51' 15.97" S 31 02' 18.11" E
The Protea Hotel Edward is situated on the beachfront and opposite Funworld, a heaven for kids with numerous fun rides such as the chairlift and carousel.
Visit uShaka Marine World with its dolphinarium, sea pool and enough water slides to keep any adrenalin junkie happy. Seaworld, which is part of the complex, is home to sharks, seals, turtles and a large variety of other fish and sea creatures. It is the largest aquarium in the southern hemisphere with underground viewing galleries. Dine in style at one of uShaka’s many restaurants.
Minitown is a miniature city situated on the beachfront and complete with replicas of famous Durban landmarks, including the Protea Hotel Edward.
The following attractions are within close proximity to the hotel:
The Concierge desk will be happy to assist you in sourcing and booking your activities.
Protea Hotel Edward Durban offers 101 newly redecorated and elegant rooms, over half of which have seaviews. All rooms have air-conditioning, electronic safes, en-suite bathrooms, LCD televisions with 25 DSTV channels and internet access for laptops via Wi-Fi.
The mini–bar fridge will be stocked on request and amenities include a hairdryer, bath soap, shampoo, lotion, body wash, shoe mitt, shower cap and disposable bag.
The hotel offes a choice of 25 Standard Double Rooms, 20 Superior King Sea-Facing Rooms, 20 Deluxe Twins,
All rooms are equipped with the following:
25 Standard Double Rooms
20 Deluxe Twin Rooms
20 Superior King Rooms
11 Family Rooms
3 Junior Suites
6 Deluxe Suites
1 Disabled GUEST Room
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.
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