38.0% Based on 147 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 3 out of 5

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Hotel Description

3-star beachfront hotel near Durban Beach

On the beach

Your stay at this Durban Beachfront hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of uShaka Marine World and Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. Durban Beach and Moses Mabhida Stadium are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Dining options, 2 bars/lounges

This hotel features 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities and supervised childcare. WiFi in public areas is free.

Free WiFi, satellite TV

In addition to free WiFi, the 168 guestrooms offer room service and satellite TV. Other amenities include coffee/tea makers, down comforters, and hair dryers.

Standard Room (Non Sea Facing )

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$81 per night

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Partial Sea View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Chalet

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Refrigerator, Sea View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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38.0% of guests recommend out of 147 reviews

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Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. The family-friendly Gooderson Tropicana Hotel also features multilingual staff, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Durban hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 168 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) (34.1 km / 21.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Gooderson Tropicana Hotel offers 168 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature down comforters. Premium satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Durban hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily.

Clippers Cafe - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Seven Palms - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 5 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: 1 percent of room rate

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between ZAR 30 and ZAR 130 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 80 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Tropicana Hotel Durban
  • Tropicana Durban
  • Gooderson Tropicana Hotel Durban
  • Gooderson Tropicana Durban
  • Gooderson Tropicana

You should know

  • Gooderson Tropicana Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 2-device limit.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.