Stay at the ocean-facing Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga hotel located on Umhlanga Ridge a few minutes drive from the Umhlanga Beaches and minutes from the popular Gateway Theatre of Shopping mall. The contemporary Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga's curving facade faces the Indian Ocean showcasing spectacular sunrises each morning. This peaceful hotel is 10km from Durban's vibrant city centre and rail station and 13km from King Shaka International Airport. Leave your vehicle in our secure underground car park when you attend meetings or seminars in Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga's 3 air-conditioned meeting rooms. It is a short taxi ride to meetings at Alexander Forbes and Deloitte and we're within walking distance of Illovo Sugar and Aecom and 15km from congresses at the Durban International Convention Centre. The Gateway Theatre of Shopping 400 metres away has a Wave House surf centre as well as a range of high fashion stores. Glitzy stage shows take place at the Sibaya Casino 15km away. Head for a dip in our sunny outdoor pool or sip a cocktail on our deck overlooking the ocean. The maritime theme continues in our Great Room with its ornate sea shell decor where a complimentary Express Start Breakfast buffet is prepared each morning. Meet over Castle beers on our Great Room bar's veranda before grill suppers at the Butcher Block steakhouse next door to Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga.