This Durban Lodge is an exclusive, up market establishment, offering luxurious accommodation and amenities: for sale

This Durban Lodge is an exclusive, up market establishment, offering luxurious accommodation and amenities

Athlone Park, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa


12 500 000 ZAR

Agent: Cliff Jacobs - Managing Principal Estate Agent & CEO (Nat.Dpl.Hotel Man (UJ). M.P.R.E.)
Agent Cellphone: +27 (0) 84 413 1071 / +27 (0) 61 716 6951
Agent Office Number: +27 (0) 21 554 0283
Agent Email Address:
Type: Guest House
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 10
Showers: 10
Parking: 25
Yield: Not Disclosed

Durban (Zulu: eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the third most populous city in South Africa — after Johannesburg and Cape Town — and the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Located on the east coast of South Africa, Durban is the busiest port in the country. It is also one of the major centres of tourism because of the city's warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches. Durban forms part of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, which includes neighboring towns and has a population of about 3.44 million, making the combined municipality one of the biggest cities on the Indian Ocean coast of the African continent. It is also the second most important manufacturing hub in South Africa after Johannesburg.


The modern city of Durban thus dates from 1824 when the settlement was established on the northern shores of the bay near today's Farewell Square.

During a meeting of 35 European residents in Fynn's territory on 23 June 1835, it was decided to build a capital town and name it "D'Urban" after Sir Benjamin D'Urban, then governor of the Cape Colony.


Durban is located on the East coast of South Africa, looking out upon the Indian Ocean. The city lies at the mouth of the Umgeni River, which demarcates parts of Durban's north city limit, while other sections of the river flow through the city itself. Durban has a natural harbour, Durban Harbour, which is the busiest port in South Africa and is the 4th-busiest in the Southern hemisphere.


Durban has a humid subtropical climate (Koppen climate classification Cfa), with hot and humid summers and pleasantly warm and dry winters, which are snow and frost-free. Durban has an annual rainfall of 1,009 millimetres (39.7 in). The average temperature in summer ranges around 24 °C (75 °F), while in winter the average temperature is 17 °C (63 °F).


Durban is ethnically diverse, with a cultural richness of mixed beliefs and traditions. Zulus form the largest single ethnic group. It has a large number of people of British and Indian descent. The influence of Indians in Durban has been significant, bringing with them a variety of cuisine, culture and religion.

In the years following the end of Apartheid there was a population boom as Africans were allowed to move into the city. The population grew by 2.34% between 1996 and 2001. This led to shanty towns forming around the city which were often demolished. Between 2001 and 2011 the population growth slowed down to 1.08% per year and shanty towns have become less common as the government builds low-income housing.

The population of the city of Durban and central suburbs such as Durban North, Durban South and the Berea increased 10.9% between 2001 and 2011 from 536,644 to 595,061. The number of Black Africans increased while the number of people in all the other racial groups decreased. Black Africans increased from 34.9% to 51.1%. Indian or Asians decreased from 27.3% to 24.0%. Whites decreased from 25.5% to 15.3%. Coloureds decreased from 10.26% to 8.59%. A new racial group, Other, was included in the 2011 census at 0.93%.

The city's demographics indicate that 68% of the population are of working age, and 38% of the people in Durban are under the age of 19 years.

It has the highest number of dollar millionaires added per year of any South African city with the number rising 200 per cent between 2000 and 2014.

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Key features

All suites are of a top billing standard, all uniquely furnished and individually decorated offering our guests a luxurious environment at a more than nominal rate. Breakfast is served in our stylish dining area and is specially prepared by our Chef. If feeling lazy and just want to chill our formal and informal entertainments facilities offer openness and comfort to take the stress off after a hard days work.

Our private super club offers exclusive dining to make your occasion be it business or pleasure a unique and memorable experience. We are well know for our large conferences and are please to introduce functions for any occasions as well as hiring of our venue. We will taylor design any gathering to your specific requirements.


  • Air conditioners (All rooms)
  • Honesty Bar
  • Outside Chill lounge
  • Formal lounge
  • Pool Table (Free)
  • Braai/Weber area
  • Outside Pool
  • Dbl Story Undercover Pagola
  • MNET/DSTV (All rooms)
  • MNET/DSTV in all communal areas
  • Wireless Internet (Free)
  • Internet work area (Free usage of computer and telephone)
  • Laundry service onsite
  • Ample parking
  • Tea/Coffee Tray (All rooms)
  • Bar fridges (All rooms)
  • Bed & Breakfast rooms
  • Conference facilities (25 people formal or informal)
  • Game drives offered
  • Collection to and from Airport can be arranged
  • Dinner and lunches optional
  • Popular tours can be arranged
  • Golf course and Driving range 2 minutes away
  • Corporate events (Breakfast, Lunch or Dinners offered)

Durban Botanic Gardens is 24 km from the accommodation, while Durban ICC is 25 km from the property. The nearest airport is King Shaka International, 58 km from Anchors boutique lodge, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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Cliff Jacobs (Nat Dpl Hotel Man (UJ). MPRE. GA Level 5 TEFL)

Managing Principal / CEO

Exquisite Hotel Consultants (Pty) Ltd

Mobile: +27 (0) 84 413 1071 / +27 (0) 61 716 6951

Landline: +27 (0) 21 554 0283

Skype: cliff.jacobs


C/o Sybelstrasse 69

10629 Berlin


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