Hotel accommodation can be reserved in Durban through the intermediary of Turners Conferences who has secured preferred rates for participants. All rates quoted on the hotel booking form are in South African Rands and are per room and per night, breakfast and service taxes included. The hotel category should be indicated on the hotel booking form. Please also indicate which other category we should book in case the chosen one is fully booked. Please note most of the hotels are close proximity to the Durban International Convention Centre.
Durban Hilton offers a further 5% discount for early bird (advance purchase) reservations.
Confirmation of Hotel Reservation
All hotel reservations will be confirmed to you in writing with the name of the hotel, the type of accommodation booked, the arrival and departure dates, the rate, and the deposit required. This will be accompanied by an invoice and request for payment.
Full payment is required to secure the hotel reservation. All incidentals are to be settled directly with the hotel upon departure. Payment may be paid either by bank transfer or by MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Diners Club credit card. Full details appear on the booking form.
All Early Bird reservations at Durban Hilton are to be pre-paid in full by 30th April 2017. All Early Bird reservations not pre-paid by 30th April 2017 will automatically revert to published rate as advertised on website.
For all group bookings (10 rooms or more), 50% deposit to be paid on receipt of first invoice, the outstanding 50% deposit to be settled thirty days prior to the start of the Congress.
Changes and Cancellations
Cancellations must be submitted to Turners Travel in writing. You may cancel your reservation up to 14th June 2017 with a full refund of your deposit paid less an administration fee of ZAR 228.
Reservations cancelled after the 14th June 2017 will attract the following cancellation penalties:
59 - 31 Days - 50% Cancellation fees apply
30 - 0 Days - 100% Cancellation fees apply
An amendment fee of ZAR228 applies to all changes made to confirmed reservations.
Should you reduce the length of your stay upon arrival at the hotel, the hotel reserves the right to charge cancellation fees for the nights that you will no longer be using.
Early Bird Reservations (Durban Hilton) which are amended or cancelled after the 30th April 2017 will attract 100% cancellation penalty. All amendment requests received prior to the 30th April 2017 will be processed accordingly. You may cancel your reservation up to 30th April 2017 with full refund less administration fee.
Hotels & Rates
For full details of the hotels, please click on the name of the hotel below.
The following hotels have been especially reserved for the congress and preferential rates have been negotiated.
Please indicate your choice of hotel on the hotel reservation form. All rates are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) and are subject to change. Rates include VAT at 14% and 1% tourism levy.
King or Queen bed in room with one occupant
Either two ¾ Beds or two standard double beds in room with two occupants sharing
King or Queen bed in room with two occupants sharing
* Hotel rate is inclusive of a plated English Breakfast
** Hotel rate is inclusive of Full English Breakfast
Transportation between appointed Congress hotels and the International Convention Centre will be for your own account. Many of the hotels in the Durban CBD and along the Durban beach promenade are within walking distance of the Convention Centre, should you choose not to walk then we would suggest one of the two following options:
Metered Taxis are readily available throughout the day and night. Please contact the hotel's concierge desk and they will assist you.
People Mover (Inner City Bus)
For your convenience kindly utilise the following currency converter which will assist in determining the rates of exchange from South African Rands to your local currency. Currency converter - http://www.gocurrency.com/
Turners have preferred rates with all hotels situated in Durban and surrounding areas. Alternate accommodation is also available to participants who would prefer to be housed at Guesthouses, Bed & Breakfasts or Back Packers in and around the Durban and Umhlanga area are requested to forward an email to firstname.lastname@example.org