Radisson opens first hotel in Durban


Radisson Hotel Group has entered its fourth South African city, Durban, with the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Durban Umhlanga. This opening brings the Group’s portfolio in one of its key African markets, South Africa, to 14 hotels in operation and two under development.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Durban Umhlanga, with its 206 rooms and suites, is close to the Durban ICC and is just 5 minutes from King Shaka International Airport. Amenities include an outdoor pool, a kids play area, an executive business lounge and a fitness center.

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar on the 6th floor will serve North American styled/inspired open flame cuisine and offer a variety of beers and beverages, master-crafted cocktails, and a curated collection of South African wines. Guests can visit the Coffee Lounge on the ground floor for freshly brewed coffee and homemade baguettes from the in-house bakery. The Pool Bar is the perfect location to relax, unwind, and soak up the sun while tasting a selection of light snacks and refreshing cold drinks.

The meetings and events area comprises eight meeting and conference venues fitted with state-of-the-art equipment, including video conferencing capabilities and free high-speed Wi-Fi. The ballroom seats 600 guests in cinema style and leads into a foyer with access to an outdoor terrace which can cater up to 340 guests.