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 rooms

Parking

Paid 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

Offering 83 individual rooms, Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa features a spa area, loungers and a golf course. Opened in 2007, the stylish hotel attracts visitors with its industrial architecture.

The hotel is set in the central location 4.1 km away from Moses Mabhida Stadium, Greyville Race Course and Durban Botanic Gardens. The venue is set just 30 minutes' walk from Durban center.

A mall and shops are minutes away from the hotel.

Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa can be reached in 30 minutes by car from Durban International airport.

Rooms

A stunning view over the ocean welcomes guests to deluxe double room, superior twin room and standard twin room with contemporary décor offering climate control, multi-channel TV, a pantry, a seating area and central heating. The property boasts views of the Indian Ocean from its rooms. The guestrooms feature private bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer along with an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers as well as modern furniture.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant serves fusion dishes. 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 cribs and babysitting 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 floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   83.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid 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/ Baby cots
  • 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

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Orthopedic mattress

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

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
    1.6 mi
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    83

Rooms and availability

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Standard Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
Size: 250 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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    Family Room
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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      Superior Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds or Double bed
      Size: 270 sq. feet
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        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 270 sq. feet
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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
            1.6 mi
          Airports
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            83

          Aha Waterfront Hotel And Spa Location

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          Popular areas

          • Marine Parade - 1.3 mi
          • City Center - 1.6 mi

          Convention centers

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Beach Hurst - 1.7 mi
          • Mini Town Snell Parade - 2.0 mi
          • Durban Botanic Gardens - 3.0 mi

          Stadiums

          • Kingsmead Cricket Stadium - 1.9 mi
          • Greyville Race Course - 2.5 mi
          • Moses Mabhida Stadium - 3.0 mi

          Parks

          • Wavehouse Gateway - 2.3 mi

          Local attractions

          • Gateway Theater of Shopping - 10.2 mi
            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
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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

            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
              1.6 mi
            Airports
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              83