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The Palace

The Palace
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Address: 211 O R Tambo Parade
North Beach
Durban
KwaZulu Natal

The Palace holds pride of place on Durban's Golden Mile, just half an hour from King Shaka International Airport. Here, luxury high-rise suites feature views over the Indian Ocean shoreline, and offer easy access to all of the action of Durban, one of Africa’s busiest port cities, while a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and steam room complete the picture. The onsite restaurant, Pesto, provides dining with a Mediterranean flair, and the in-house spa adds an extra element of luxury to any stay at this art-deco inspired property.

Accommodation at The Palace is available in four variations and decorated in a contemporary and welcoming style with cool colours, rich wood accents and modern appliances. You will find yourself fully equipped with all the essentials you may need for a sublime, seaside holiday.

1 Bedroom Apartment
These suites feature a main bedroom with a queen-size bed, a double sleeper couch in the lounge, as well as a separate family bathroom. The one-bedroom suites are the perfect choice for a weekend stay, with a full kitchen, open-plan lounge and dining area as well as flat screen TV with selected DSTV channels.

In your Room
TV
DSTV
Telephone
DVD Player
Hairdryer
Extra Linen
Crockery & Cutlery
Fridge
Tea & Coffee Station
Cleaning Service

2 Bedroom Apartment
Ideal for small families and longer stays, the two-bedroom suite provides for all your self-catering needs, with a full kitchen, open-plan lounge and dining area as well as a flat screen TV with selected DSTV channels. The main bedroom features a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom. The suite also offers a second bedroom with two single beds and a separate family bathroom. Enjoy unobstructed views of North Beach and the ocean.

In your Room
TV
DSTV
Telephone
DVD Player
Hairdryer
Crockery & Cutlery
Fridge
Tea & Coffee Station
Microwave
Oven
Stove
Iron & ironing Board
Self-Catering In-Room
Cleaning Service

Hotel Room
These simple, yet chic hotel rooms are perfect for those on the go, and feature tea and coffee making facilities, a double bed, seating area with TV and selected DSTV channels, and sweeping views over North Beach and the pumping shore break.

In your Room
TV
DSTV
Telephone
DVD Player
Hairdryer
Self – Catering In-Room
Hotel Rooms (No Kitchen)
In Room Dining
Cleaning Service
Safe?

1 Bedroom Superior Apartment
These suites feature a main bedroom with a queen-size bed, a double sleeper couch in the lounge, as well as a separate family bathroom. The one-bedroom suites are the perfect choice for a weekend stay, with a full kitchen, open-plan lounge and dining area as well as flat screen TV with selected DSTV channels.

In your Room
TV
DSTV
Telephone
DVD Player
Hairdryer
Extra Linen
Crockery &Cutlery
Fridge
Tea & Coffee Station
Microwave
Oven
Stove
Iron & ironing Board
Self-Catering In-Room
Cleaning Service

Studio
These simple, yet chic studio suites are perfect for those on the go, and feature tea and coffee making facilities, a double bed, seating area with TV and selected DSTV channels, and sweeping views over North Beach and the pumping shore break.

3 Bedroom Penthouse
This one-of-a-kind penthouse is the ultimate in luxury while staying at The Palace. This sought-after accommodation offers a main bedroom with an en-suite bathroom featuring its own Jacuzzi and shower. The remaining two bedrooms each offer two single beds, while the suite offers a further two separate bathrooms. Additionally, you will have access to a full kitchen, lounge, dining room and panoramic sea views from the 23rd floor.

In your Room
TV
DSTV
Telephone
DVD Player
Hairdryer
Extra Linen
Crockery & Cutlery
Fridge
Tea & Coffee Station
Microwave
Oven
Stove
Iron & ironing Board
Self-Catering In-Room
Cleaning Service
Jacuzzi

What to do - Onsite Collection

Pesto Restaurant
Pesto is a treat at any time of the day – breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can choose from a selection of fine Mediterranean-inspired dishes to please the entire family. Enjoy a quick bite to eat, a long leisurely lunch, romantic dinner for two or even breakfast in bed with our in-room dining option, Pesto is on-hand for the perfect holiday indulgence.

Conference Facilites
The Palace Resort and Spa is geared for your conference requirements, weddings, spa getaways or private functions. Our facilitators will be happy to tailor-make a package to your specific needs, including the use of any of the onsite and nearby facilities.

The Sun Lounge
Pop on up to the 5th floor and kick back in the modern, luxuriously furnished Sun Lounge. From here you are able to order light meals, speciality coffees, teas and more. Choose a comfortable couch and relax with a midday snack or afternoon refreshment!

Wellness Spa
La Vita provides a world class spa facility for guests to enjoy a wide range of wellness massages, anti-ageing treatments, manicures and pedicures. Available to men, women and children, plus a great gift collection. The facility includes a relaxation area, Jacuzzi, and steam room.

Onsite Collection and Services
Airport Shuttle
Bar
Bicycle Hire
Bingo
Board Games
Business Centre
Butler Bath Service
Childminding
Conference & Wedding Venues
Daily Entertainment
Envelope Tips
In-Room Dining
In-Room Groceries
Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
Library
Morning Live
Morning Tea Switch
Photo Hotspot
Pillow Menu
Restaurant / Coffee Shop
Sauna / Steam Room
Shoe Cleaning
Skyline Camera
Souvenirs
Star Of Your Stay
Store / Onsite Shop
Swimming Pool/s
VIP Room Menu
Welcome & Farewell Table
Wellness Spa
Laundry Service
WiFi


What to do - Nearby Collection

uShaka Marine World
Exhilarating waterslides, restaurants, quirky shops, exciting dolphin shows, the ‘Dangerous Creatures’ Exhibit, scuba diving, deep sea cruises, ‘behind the scenes’ tours, a beach and an interesting aquarium provide hours of fun at uShaka Marine World.

Moses Mabhida Stadium - Sky Car
Enjoy the scenic SkyCar ride up the Moses Mabhida Stadium arch, before you step onto the platform to take in unparalleled 360º views of Durban and beyond. The SkyCar gives you the opportunity to discover the Durban sights from a 106m-high vantage point.

Moses Mabhida Stadium Big Rush, Big Swing
The Big Rush Big Swing was officially named the world’s tallest swing by the Guinness Book of Records in 2011. Not for the feint-hearted, this thrilling leap swings out into a massive 220m arc, soaring into the centre of this enormous World Cup Stadium.

Umgeni River Bird Park
At Umgeni River Bird Park you are able to view some of the country’s finest and rarest bird species, as well as some from all over the world. Don't miss the exciting free-flight show which takes place daily or a chance to sample their delicious scones.

Durban Beachfront
Durban’s Golden Mile beach boulevard is popular amongst walkers and cyclists, and geared for action with restaurants, a skate park, markets and safe swimming beaches. This iconic walkway is just a short stroll from some of our most popular Durban properties.

iHeart Market
The iHeart Market takes place on the first Saturday of each month under Moses Mabhida Stadium’s iconic arches, with locally made and designed jewellery, art, fashion, home décor and accessories to upcycled goods, second hand gems, and amazing food on sale.

SunCoast Complex
Durban’s favourite casino complex features world-class gambling facilities, a selection of popular restaurants and bars, a gaming arcade and movie theatre for your entertainment. Regular events and shows add to the thrills at SunCoast Casino.

Wilson’s Wharf
Located close to Durban’s Golden Mile Boulevard, Wilson’s Wharf is a picturesque yacht mooring, home to an assortment of eateries overlooking the harbour. Catch a catamaran ride out along Durban’s coastline with Hakuna Matata Charters for under R250.

Ricksha Bus tour
Experience Durban in a unique way with a fascinating tour through the city on a Ricksha Bus. Tour guides will take you on an unforgettable journey to enjoy Durban’s colourful sights in an open-top double-decker bus. Don’t miss out on experiencing this excellent way to take in all the sights and sounds of Durban.

Holiday Express Adventure Train
Hop on board the Holiday Express Adventure Train. A fun filled, family adventure from Durban to Shongweni farmers and craft market, Salt rock hotel and sugar rush park, Ballito. Let the whole family experience an enjoyable and memorable train ride experience. Operating throughout the year, departing from the premier business lounge, Durban station.

Medical Facilities
Pharmacies, clinics and hospitals are within 10 minutes drive.

Accessibility
While all our resorts endeavour to be accessible to all guests, please contact the resort in advance if you have special requirements.

Dining
Looking for a quick bite to eat, a creamy cappuccino or in the mood for room service? Don't miss out on fine Mediterranean dining at Pesto Restaurant, situated on the ground floor overlooking the promenade. Pesto is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving an array of delicious meals.

The Sun Lounge
Pop on up to the 5th floor and kick back in the modern, luxuriously furnished Sun Lounge. From here you are able to order light meals, speciality coffees, teas and more. Choose a comfortable couch and relax with a midday snack or afternoon refreshment!

Pesto
Pesto is a treat at any time of the day – breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can choose from a selection of fine Mediterranean-inspired dishes to please the entire family. Enjoy a quick bite to eat, a long leisurely lunch, romantic dinner for two or even breakfast in bed with our in-room dining option, Pesto is on-hand for the perfect holiday indulgence.

Spa
La Vita Spa provides a world class facility for guests to enjoy a wide range of wellness massages, anti-ageing treatments, manicures and pedicures, available to men, women and children. The facility includes single and couples treatment rooms, extended trading hours, a relaxation area, Jacuzzi, and steam room, plus a great gift collection. The Spa is open from 8am until 10pm daily.


Conferencing
The Palace is in a prime position to host your next event – whether it’s a business conference, celebratory banquet or intimate wedding, its central location along Durban’s Golden Mile is unrivalled. With an elegant setting, overlooking the swimming pool area and just a few steps from the Sun Lounge, offering sprawling views over Durban beachfront, you will be hard-pressed to find a more chic and modern eventing venue.

Conferencing - The Palace 1
The Palace 1 is ideal for smaller groups, brainstorming sessions and intimate cocktail events. This venue is able to seat up to 30 people, cinema style, and offers affordable half day and full day conferencing or eventing packages, 15 when set up in a boardroom configuration and 40 people for a cocktail function.

Conferencing - The Palace 2
Seating a maximum of 40 people, cinema style, the Palace 2 available for a range of half day and full day packages. Slightly larger than The Palace 1, this venue accommodates 30 people in a school style configuration, 20 in a boardroom configuration and up to 50 for a cocktail function.

Conferencing -The Palace 3
For larger parties, both venues can be combined to accommodate a total of 80 people, cinema style. This venue is ideal for AGM’s, large corporate get-togethers or presentations, and can seat up to 70 people in a banquet configuration and host 90 guests for a cocktail party.

Weddings
At The Palace, luxury high-rise suites feature views of the Indian Ocean shoreline, offering easy access to all of Durban’s attractions, making for a modern, convenient and centrally-located venue. Host your wedding reception on the 5th floor overlooking Durban and the beachfront, where elegant venues can be configured according to your needs and retiring to the property’s prized Presidential Penthouse suite on the 23rd floor for an extra chic and elegant wedding night.

Weddings - The Palace 3
For larger banquets seating up to 70 guests, both of our conferencing venues can be combined to create one large space, perfect for your requirements. Call on our professional food and beverage personnel to see to it that your wedding day is the talk of the town for some time to come.

Standard equipment offered:
PA System
Microphones

The Palace 1
This venue is able to seat up to 30 people, perfect for intimate wedding ceremonies and small receptions. Alternatively you can have your ceremony on the beach and enjoy a casual cocktail-style reception. Our expert banqueting coordinators will see to it that all your needs are met on time and within your budget.

Standard equipment offered:
PA System
Microphones

The Palace 2
With enough space for up to 40 guests, this venue is ideal for smaller family weddings either for a formal ceremony or a small laid-back reception banquet. You can rely on our dedicated banqueting team to make all the necessary arrangements for you, ensuring a stress-free environment on your special day.

Standard equipment offered:
PA System
Microphones

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Tourism Grading - 4 Stars

Directions

From King Shaka International Airport, follow the N2 South. Take the Umhlali M4 off-ramp and join the M4 (Ruth First Freeway).
Follow the M4 into Durban. Shortly after crossing the Umgeni River you will see Sun Coast Casino on your left.
Once you've passed Sun Coast, turn left into Sandile Thusi Road. At the next set of traffic lights turn right into Sylvester Ntuli Road.
At the second set of traffic lights, turn right into KE Masinga Road.
Go through one traffic circle and at the 2nd traffic circle turn right into OR Tambo Parade. You'll now be travelling along the beachfront.
After about 150m, you'll see The Palace on your right - it is on the corner of Foster Place and OR Tambo Parade.
Find parking and and check in at Reception - you will be allocated a parking bay in the resort once you've checked in.

  • Payment Methods
  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • English
  • Facilities
  • air conditioner
  • airport transfers
  • babysitting service
  • bar fridge
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • beach (less than 50m)
  • casino (less than 10km)
  • communal TV lounge
  • conference venue onsite
  • DSTV in room - Hotel Package
  • free toiletries
  • hair dryer
  • Heated Pool
  • heating
  • jacuzzi onsite
  • kitchenette only
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • library
  • linen & towels provided
  • lock-up safe
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • phone in room
  • restaurant onsite
  • sauna/steam room onsite
  • serviced
  • spa facilities
  • wheelchair friendly
  • wi-fi / hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Star Graded Accommodation
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