577 Mahatma Gandhi Road , South BeachDurban4001South Africa
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About Seaboard

Just five minutes away from the beach, in the centre of Durban, Seaboard offers 300 self-catering apartments where guests can enjoy a warm weather holiday all year round.

All rooms feature either sea or harbour views as well as all the comforts of home, like a kitchenette, refrigerator, TV and ensuite bathroom.

Guests of Seaboard have access to on site facilities such as a gym, laundry services, salon services and more at an additional fee. There is ample parking available as well.

While the hotel is self-catering, there is a supermarket and Honchos takeaway located on the ground floor of the building.

These accommodations are within three miles of major attractions like Durban Botanic Gardens and uShaka Marine World. King Shaka International Airport can be reached in a 30-minute drive. The property is in a great location for business travellers, as the International Convention Centre is only a 15-minute walk away.


577 Mahatma Gandhi Road , South Beach, Durban, 4001, South Africa
Telephone: +27(31)3372601 | Fax: +27(31)3372600 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Convenience store
  • Elevator
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Television

Positive Reviews

Central Location

The highlight of this property is its' close proximity to the beach. Guests appreciated being within walking distance to the sea. They also noted that it was near to other shops and restaurants.

Affordable Lodging

Guests commented that the price paid for this accommodation is cheap and affordable.

Plenty of Hot Water

Guests were pleasantly surprised to find that the bathrooms had plenty of hot water for showering and cleaning up.

Negative Reviews

Lacking Cleanliness

Guests were shocked to find that the hotel's housekeeping services were completely lacking. It was noted that rooms were not cleaned well in between guests and that there was an unpleasant smell throughout the hotel, including in the apartments. Cockroaches were also spotted throughout the apartments, including in the kitchen cupboards.

Misleading Photos, Updates Needed

Guests were disappointed to find that the hotels' online photos did not match with what the property looked like in person. Guests noted that the rooms appear more beautiful in the photos but in reality are lacking maintenance. Guests felt that the hotel needed to replace equipment that wasn't working and provide updates to the bathroom facilities.

Inconsistent Lift

Guests who commented on the lift noted that it did not always work properly, if at all. When it is in service, it was said to move quite slowly and did not always go to the floor that was indicated.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 12 reviews across the web
6.2 /10
6.2 out of 10 based on 12 reviews