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Umthunzi Hotel & Conference is an award winning, uniquely, affordable luxury venue that welcomes Leisure guests, Business delegates, Events and Wedding parties and Restaurant diners.

The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast is one of the finest and most recreational coastlines in South Africa. UMTHUNZI, a modern and contemporary Hotel and Conference Centre is situated in Umtentweni near the bustling town of Port Shepstone. Only an hour south of Durban it is ideally located for you to explore all the many and varied local attractions.

With stunning sea views of the Indian Ocean and a short walk to the beach, you will experience the best that the Hibiscus Coast has to offer. With its all-equable climate and pleasant water temperatures, you can enjoy both beach and bush getaways all year round. For adventure, golfing, fishing and birding enthusiasts, the region is unsurpassed.

The restaurant 30 SOUTH serves delicious meals in a wonderfully decorated ambiance. People are invited to come for the daily breakfast and Light lunches. Dinners are by reservation.

Whale watch from the terrace deck enjoying cappuccinos, well designed food and a tantalising sundowner!

Conference delegates will be amazed at the turnkey, professional and friendly service that Umthunzi is proud of. 

Honeymoon couples be spoiled in our luxurious and spacious Milkwood Bridal Suite boasting a unique round bed. Weddings and functions are popular at this venue where making your day special is the staff’s priority.

Area Info:

Umthunzi Hotel is situated close to:

Family friendly local beach

10 Very high standard Golf Courses (Port Shepstone Country Club 5 minutes away)

Squash, Tennis & Bowls at Port Shepstone Country Club

7 Blue Flag Beaches

Wild Waters at Wild Coast Casino

Umtentweni Concervancy Hiking Trail

Quad Biking, Off-Road Biking & Cycling

Adventure Sports (World’s longest zip line, Bridge swing, Abseiling)

Oribi Gorge & Lake Eland Nature Reserves

Ocean sports such as Scuba, Fishing, Whale & Dolphin watching

Margate Airport

Government and Municipal Hub for Southern KZN

Rooms and Units Available:

Deluxe Rooms

100% Percale Linen, Air Conditioner & Fan, King or Twin beds, Solid Wood Furniture, Selected DSTV, Bath / Shower

Amount of similar units: 47
Sleeps 2 Adults

Executive Family Room

100% Percale Linen, Air Conditioner & Fan, King or Twin beds

Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 6 Adults

Executive Room

100% Percale Linen, Air Conditioner & Fan, King or Twin beds, Solid Wood Furniture, Selected DSTV, Bath / Shower

Amount of similar units: 8
Sleeps 2 Adults

Milkwood Suite

Open planned for gracious comfort, the lounge has a bar fridge and flat screen TV, with a gorgeous dressing area for bridal parties to get ready for their special day.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Limited Room Service
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Satellite TV
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed
4x4 Routes
Mountain Biking
Horse Trail

Cancellation Policy:

In the event of notification of cancellation, the following cancellation fees shall apply:
- Cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival, 30% of the full accommodation charge
- Cancelled less than 21 days prior to arrival, 50% of the full accommodation charge
- Cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival, 80% of the full accommodation charge
- Cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival, 100% of the full accommodation charge
- No Show bookings, 100% of the full accommodation charge

Terms and Conditions

Please Note

·  Our check in time is from 14h00 – 21h30.

·  Check out time is 10h00 on the day of departure.

·  Late departures are subject to availability – please enquire at reception.

·  Rates are subject to change without prior notification.

·  Balance of the account is to be settled on arrival.

·  Visa, Master & Diners Club cards are accepted.

·  All extra costs incurred during your stay is to be settled at reception on check-out.

·  We will endeavor to assist when requests are made for a certain room number wherever possible. We do however reserve the right to make changes where necessary, without prior notification.

·  All rooms have showers, some have baths, all rooms have selected DSTV channels, and all rooms have fans & air-conditioners.

·  No braai facilities available at hotel but there are at Umtentweni Beach – 700m from the hotel.

·  No alcohol is to be brought onto property as we are a licensed property with bar.

·  Standard Rates include breakfast and 15% VAT.

·  Dinner bookings are essential. Should you wish to join us for dinner and you have not booked on our Dinner, Bed and Breakfast (DBB) rate, please enquire at reception.

·  You will be required to present your ID on arrival as well as fill in our COVID-19 screening forms. Your temperature will also be taken.

·  Guests are to wear face masks when making use of any public areas within and around the hotel.

·  Reception after-hours emergency number: 076 769 7106


Driving Directions

from King Shaka International Airport

Follow directions to the N2 (SOUTH)

Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2 toll road for 144 km

Take exit 51 toward Saint Faiths/Port Shepstone

Turn left into Rethman Dr

Continue straight onto Rethman Dr cross over traffic light

Turn left onto Commercial Rd. Umthunzi will be on the left 240 m

GPS: S 30.71189 E 30.47766

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Children Policy

Children of all ages are welcome.

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  • Accommodation Type: Hotel
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM