UShaka Marine World is a short stroll from Gooderson Tropicana Hotel, and other popular attractions like Sahara Stadium Kingsmead are within a couple of miles (3 km). This 168-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and a conference center. It's on the beach and also a short walk from South Beach and Durban Funworld.

Dining

Enjoy dining at Clippers Cafe, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Rooms

All of Gooderson Tropicana Hotel's 168 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, safes, and phones. Guests can expect to find satellite TV and stay connected with WiFi. Beds are dressed in down comforters and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Desks are also available.

Property features

Gooderson Tropicana Hotel features WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and a business center. If you drive, self parking is ZAR 60 per night, or you can take advantage of the shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) for ZAR POA per person. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include free newspapers, laundry facilities, and a porter/bellhop.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to uShaka Marine World
  • Onsite dining
  • WiFi in rooms and public areas (fees apply)
  • Business center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. This 3-star property offers access to a business center and a meeting room.

High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. 6 meeting rooms are available. This beach hotel also offers multilingual staff, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. For a surcharge, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) is offered to guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

  • Conference center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 168 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • One meeting room 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( ZAR POA per stay )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( ZAR POA per stay )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Clippers Cafe - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Seven Palms - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • 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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between ZAR 30 and ZAR 130 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: ZAR POA per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: ZAR POA per stay (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR POA per person
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 60 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.


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