Protea Hotel Edward

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W hether you are travelling for business or leisure, the Protea Hotel Edward is ideally situated on Durban’s Golden Mile

Protea Hotel Edward harks back to a time of Victorian elegance.  This world-famous hotel has played host to princes and presidents, field marshals, millionaires and movie stars since 1911. For the leisure GUESTS we have gorgeous stretches of golden sands, the warm waters of the Indian Ocean only 100m away and the promenade that allows you to walk from uShaka Marine world to Suncoast Casino.

For the corporate traveller we are situated 5 minutes away from Durban CBD and the ICC (International Convention Centre).  We are within easy access to all major highways and King Shaka Airport is a mere 35 minutes away.


Accommodation consists of 101 refurbished graceful and stylish rooms, all equipped with LCD TVs, en-suite bathrooms, executive work desks and wireless internet access.


​149 OR Tambo Parade, North Beach, Durban,
Kwazulu Natal
T: +27 31 337 3681
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  • The Brasserie Restaurant situated on the ground floor of the hotel

    Open seven days a week from 06:30 and serves meals until 23:00. A delicious full buffet breakfast is available from 06:30 until 10:30 every morning and there is an a la carte menu available daily for lunches, dinners and light meals.

    All meals can also be enjoyed on our Terrace with Durban’s subtropical climate and the warm sea breeze.

    A dinner buffet and carvery is served on selected evenings. We serve a curry buffet every Friday night. The first and last Saturday of the month we have a themed evening. Room service is available from 06:30 to 22:30

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    Spoil that special someone to a romantic dinner, click here to view the menu.
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  • ​The Causerie Bar

    The Causerie Bar is our up-market colonial bar which opens at 16:00. This is the ideal venue to sit and relax in the evenings with your sundowners or cocktail. Enjoy being served by our barman of approximately 30 years who has been privileged to serve politicians, city mayors, directors, managers, laymen, and many interesting and somewhat controversial people from all walks of life.

The Rooms

luxury rooms

Protea Hotel Edward offers 101 newly redecorated and elegant rooms, over half of which are sea-facing. The hotel offers a wide range of room types, to suit any traveller.

  • Standard
  • Universal Access
  • Superior
  • Deluxe
  • Family
  • Suite
  • Executive
Several room types available
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Comfortable, elegant with Victorian charm.  We have 25 Doubles and 8 Twin rooms.​

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A large room equipped with everything you need.​

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Spacious with a Victorian elegance and breathtaking views. 20 Superior King rooms.

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Fresh and comfortable rooms overlooking the ocean. We have 20 Deluxe Twin rooms.​

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Comfortable and spacious rooms overlooking Durban's beachfront. We have 11 Family rooms​.

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Elegant, spacious and comfortable with breathtaking views of the ocean. We have 1 Presidential, 3 Junior and 6 Deluxe​ Suites available.

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Comfortable rooms with gentle elegance. We have 6 Executive Twin rooms available.​


Best Available Rate (BAR)

With our Best Available Rate you can stay on any date, for as many nights as you want and still enjoy all the flexibility you need. Plus, our best value-added extras are included too!

    For GUESTS booking on the hotel's Best Available Rate, you will receive the following:

  • Free valet parking
  • 500MB Free Wi-Fi per room, per day
  • Drinks voucher per person for Brasserie Restaurant


The Location

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extensive conference facilities

Protea Hotel Edward offers extensive conference facilities, with the largest function room accommodating up to 200 delegates cinema style and 160 delegates for a banquet dinner.

We cater for full and half day conferences, seminars, presentations, gala dinners, award evenings, road shows and are the ideal wedding venue.

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Special Offers

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Rate includes standard room accommodation, 2 Moses Mabhida Skycar tickets and a 20% off meal voucher!

Single rate R1250. Minimum 2 night stay. Valid Friday to Sunday. Valid: 2015/10/01 - 2016/03/31
R 625 per person sharing
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Valentines Getaway

Rate includes standard room accomodation, breakfast for two and 1 Bottle of Boschendal Brut Rose bubbly.

No minimum night stay.Valid Friday to Sunday. Valid: 2016/02/12 - 2016/02/14
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0861 11 9000 Intl: +27 21 430 5300
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