The Albany Hotel

The Albany Hotel


225 Smith Street / 225 Anton Lembede, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Reviews for The Albany Hotel

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness6.7
  • Comfort6.7
  • Facilities8.2
  • Food9.2
  • Location7.4
  • Room quality9.2
  • Services6.2
  • Staff7.3
  • Value for money6.8
Who stays here?
  • Families with older children 
  • Families with young children 
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travellers 
Top comments




Jun 2018


I love my room and you have the best staff friendly and always helping . I think cleaning can improve though

toto matshediso

Apr 2018


The hotel has a funny smell.. I guess its old carpet and paint.. Please renew!

About The Albany Hotel

Commanding views of Francis Farewell Square, Albany Hotel is moments from Durban's landmarks and attractions. It also offers a hair salon, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

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Good to know

Distance to city centre

0.2 km

Location rating


Nearest airport

Durban King Shaka Intl

Distance to airport

29.3 km







Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+27 313 044 381

Amenities at The Albany Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Electric kettle
  • Disabled access
  • Family rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Landmark view
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • City view
  • Trouser press
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Coffee machine
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Storage available


  • Beach access


  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)

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Where is The Albany Hotel

Most popular landmarks

North Beach1.5 km
uShaka Marine World2.0 km

Getting around

Durban ICC0.6 km
Durban Soldiers Way0.7 km
Durban South Beach0.7 km
Durban Beach1.2 km
Durban Teachers Centre (ymca)1.3 km
Durban Eldo Coach Office1.4 km

FAQs when booking at The Albany Hotel

  • Is pricing at The Albany Hotel comparable to 3 star hotels in Durban?

    There is a 52% difference in the average nightly rate of 3 stars hotels in Durban and the average nightly rate at The Albany Hotel. The rate at The Albany Hotel is just $49/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Durban.

  • How close is The Albany Hotel to the nearest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl?

    There are 29.3 km between the closest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl, and The Albany Hotel. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 36min with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Durban King Shaka Intl to The Albany Hotel?

    The Albany Hotel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Durban, hiring a car for around $136/day may be the best option. This will enable you to get to and from Durban King Shaka Intl, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl, to your hotel is often the most cost-effective transportation solution.

  • What is the The Albany Hotel phone number?

    For questions about The Albany Hotel and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +27 313 044 381.

  • Does The Albany Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Albany Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at The Albany Hotel?

    The standard check-out time at The Albany Hotel is 10:00. Guests can usually check-in from 14:00. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

  • How much does it cost to stay at The Albany Hotel, Durban, South Africa?

    $31 per night is the best price found recently for a room at The Albany Hotel, with average deals around $49 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Albany Hotel?

    Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at The Albany Hotel, Durban, South Africa. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

  • Does The Albany Hotel have a laundry service?

    The Albany Hotel does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details. There are irons (and ironing boards) at the property too.

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