Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa - Durban

ex. Docklands Hotel

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

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa is a 3-star superior property offering a comfortable accommodation steps away from Marine Parade and ICC Durban. Built in 2007, the hotel is a combination of industrial architecture and contemporary facilities.

The hotel is about 600 meters from Greyville Race Course, uShaka Marine World and Kingsmead Cricket Stadium. A 30-minute walk to the center of Durban.

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

Rooms

The hotel offers 83 rooms. All of them feature satellite TV, a personal safe, a minibar, a dressing area and coffee/tea makers. Most of the rooms overlook the Indian Ocean enticing guests to enjoy a stunning view. All bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Every day a deluxe buffet breakfast is served. The modern restaurant offers fine fusion meals. The award-winning bar serves a selection of tea and coffee.

Services

Guests can rent bicycles and cars to explore the local area.

Relax

A wellness center and a sauna are available on site.

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 rooms:   83.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Bedroom

  • Orthopedic mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 14:00 - 00:00 hours

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • 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
    2.6km
Airports
  • Durban International (DUR)
    29.5km
  • Pietermaritzburg Oribi (PZB)
    67.4km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 14:00 - 00:00 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    83

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
Size: 27m2
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Room facilities
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    Family Room
    Bed type: 1 Single bed
    Size: 20m2
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    This family room has a seating area, satellite TV and sofa.

    Room facilities
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      Superior Twin Room
      Bed type: Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 25m2
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        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 25m2
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        This modern room has a satellite TV, a work desk, and a tea/coffee maker.

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          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

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Durban
            2.6km
          Airports
          • Durban International (DUR)
            29.5km
          • Pietermaritzburg Oribi (PZB)
            67.4km
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from 14:00 - 00:00 hours
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            83

          Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • uShaka Marine World - 500 m

          Popular areas

          • Marine Parade - 2.1km
          • City Center - 2.5km

          Places of interest

          • Beach Hurst - 2.8km
          • Mini Town Snell Parade - 3.2km

          Convention centers

          • ICC Durban - 2.7km

          Stadiums

          • Kingsmead Cricket Stadium - 3.1km
          • Moses Mabhida Stadium - 4.8km

          Parks

          • Wavehouse Gateway - 3.7km

          Local Attractions

          • Gateway Theater of Shopping - 16.4km
            No. 1 Palm Boulevard Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, Umhlanga Rocks
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from 14:00 - 00:00 hours
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Number of rooms:
              83
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            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

            Individual 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
              2.6km
            Airports
            • Durban International (DUR)
              29.5km
            • Pietermaritzburg Oribi (PZB)
              67.4km
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from 14:00 - 00:00 hours
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Number of rooms:
              83