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Hotel Description

4-star hostel near uShaka Marine World

Near the airport

Within a 15-minute walk of this South Beach hostel, you'll find Durban International Convention Centre and Golden Mile. UShaka Marine World and Durban Beach are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Terrace, bar/lounge

A bar/lounge and a 24-hour front desk are featured at this hostel, along with self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. A terrace, dry cleaning, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 20 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and stovetops.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Quad Bunk Room 2

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Standard Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom

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Quad Bunk Room 1

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8 Sleeper, Mixed Dorm A

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6 Sleeper, Female Dorm

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

As a guest of Curiocity Durban - Hostel, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Public spaces have free WiFi. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. An airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Curiocity Durban - Hostel also features concierge services, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Parking is available for a fee. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Durban hostel.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) (32.9 km / 20.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Curiocity Durban - Hostel offers 20 accommodations with shared/communal kitchens and ceiling fans. This Durban hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Kitchenware
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

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

  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Well-lit path to entrance

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request from 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 11 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 11 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Curiocity Durban - Hostel

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: ZAR 25 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 80 per person (one-way)
  • Covered self parking fee: ZAR 50 per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Curiocity Durban Hotel
  • Curiocity Durban Hostel
  • Curiocity Hostel
  • Curiocity Durban
  • Curiocity
  • Curiocity Durban Hostel/Backpacker
  • Curiocity Durban Hostel Durban
  • Curiocity Durban - Hostel Durban
  • Curiocity Durban - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Curiocity Durban - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Durban

You should know

  • Curiocity Durban - Hostel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Children 11 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.