Durban’s Protea Hotel Edward
Situated along the famous Golden Mile in Durban at 149 OR Tambo Parade, the Protea Hotel Edward Durban is a world-famous 4-star hotel. The hotel was opened in 1911 and its timeless Victorian elegance has since provided refuge for princes, presidents, millionaires, movie stars and field marshals.
The Protea Hotel Edward in Durban has plenty to offer both business and leisure travelers. The hotel’s location in the Durban golden triangle means that it is in close proximity to several major tourist attractions, the Suncoast Casino and the International Convention Center. The hotel has 101 rooms for guests to choose from and these have been divided into various categories. There are 25 Standard Double rooms, 14 Standard Twin rooms, 40 Sea-facing Twin rooms, 11 Sea-facing Family rooms, 3 Junior Suites, 6 Deluxe Suites, 1 Presidential Suite and 1 room for the disabled. More than half of the hotel’s guestrooms have stunning sea views and all of them have air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, Wi-Fi internet access, satellite TV, electronic safes and pay-per-view movies. The rooms also have a mini bar fridge which can be stocked on request and the bathroom is equipped with shampoo, bath soap, lotions, body wash, a shoe mitt, shower cap, disposable bag and a hairdryer.
Business travelers are invited to make use of the extensive conference and banqueting facilities available at the hotel. There are six rooms to choose from which cater for 12 to 200 people depending on the seating arrangement and the room size. Some of the rooms are breakaway rooms which can be expanded to accommodate more people. The hotel has a range of state-of-the-art conferencing equipment available for hire and the hotel Banqueting Department will ensure that everything, including scrumptious food, is taken care of. The 24-hour business center is at your service for other business needs.
Guests staying at the Protea Hotel Edward Durban will be able to dine on absolutely delicious food at the Brasserie Restaurant, which has an a la carte menu. Room service is available between 6:30 and 22:00; while the Causerie Bar is the perfect place to enjoy cocktails and sundowners. The hotel also has a rooftop swimming pool where you can unwind, refresh or enjoy sundowners. Leisure activities available in close proximity to the hotel include tennis, bowls, golf, horse riding, scuba diving, shopping and sight seeing. The concierge desk will be more than happy to arrange these activities on your behalf. So don’t wait another second – book your stay at this amazing hotel today!