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Gooderson Tropicana Hotel

Located on Durban’s Golden Mile beachfront and close to many fun activities, Gooderson Tropicana Hotel offers affordable comfort in a central location. King Shaka International Airport is a 33 km drive away, while uShaka Marine World is 1.5 km away.

About The Hotel

All rooms at Gooderson Tropicana Hotel feature flat screen TV'S, air conditioning and digital safety deposit box. In addition, the guest rooms offer breathtaking views across the warm Indian ocean .

Buffet breakfast is served in the Seven Palms Restaurant which offers a variety of delicious dishes to satisfy all tastes. Clippers Bar is the perfect spot for a relaxing terrace area where guests can enjoy views of the bustling beachfront promenade.

Gooderson Tropicana Hotel is located just 5 minutes’ drive from Royal Durban Golf Club, and only 10 minutes’ drive from the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium.

  • Uncapped WiFi is available free.

  • Secure parking is available for an overnight fee.


We have the perfect place for you to not only exchange vows, but also to welcome friends and family to a reception at a wedding venue that will be memorable for all who attend.

We have a fully inclusive package which comprises of complimentary accommodation for the bride and groom with full english breakfast, romantic rose petal turn down and a choice of three scrumptious menus to choose from. Two venues are available one of which has a magnificent panormaic view of the Ocean.

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Our hotel rooms offer great value for the business and lesiure traveller.

We have a variety of different room types, superior family rooms, double rooms and self catering accommodation.

Each spacious room offers air-conditioning, flat screen TV 'S with (DSTV), ensuite bathroom with shower and hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone and a personal digital wall-safe for valuables. Most rooms can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children.

  • In-room Facilities:

  • Air Conditioning

  • Hairdryer

  • Telephone

  • TV

  • DSTV

  • Tea and Coffee

  • Room Service Available

Self Catering 4 Sleeper Units

Great value for friends and family who wish to cater for themselves while on their stay.

Our air conditioned self-catering unit has all crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils, a full-sized fridge, stove/oven combo and microwave, double bed, sofa bed and TV with DSTV.


  • Kitchenette

  • Air Conditioning

  • Bathroom with shower

  • Towels

  • Tea and coffee making set

  • Internet available

  • Safe

  • Fridge

  • Wardrobe

  • Flat screen TV


Gooderson Tropicana Hotel is an ideal venue for a business conference. We will help you to get the most out of your conference with our trained onsite staff and their ability to deliver on our promise to provide good value. We have 5 rooms to choose from that can seat up to 200 in cinema style.

  • Coral Room

  • Panorama Room (Great Sea Front Views)

  • Bahama Room

  • Board Room

  • Business Lounge

Day Conference Package which consists of:

  • Tea / Coffee on arrival, Tea Coffee / Pastries served mid-morning.

  • Lunch Buffet

  • Tea / Coffee / snacks served mid-afternoon

  • 2 Bottles of water per delegate


  • Flipchart/ whiteboard & Pens

  • Notepads and Pens

  • Data Projector & Screen


Clippers Cafe & Bar

Situated at the front of the hotel with sweeping sea views, Clippers is open from 08h00 until late. Ala carte menu items range from burgers & grilled meat platters.

Guest Reviews:

Lovely restaurant and Staff

"If you stay at the hotel you have to try the food, i have never tasted chips like them in my life. The staff are very friendly and very professional and a lovely view over the old docks"

Contact Us

85 Marine Parade

4001 Durban , ZA

+27 031 337 4222


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