About Us

The Tides Inn is a family run, centrally located B&B that offers its guests a uniquely relaxing stay. We aim to give you that home away from home feel with our accommodating ways and smiling service, whilst still offering you the best sea views our city has to offer. Whether you choose The Tides Inn for business or pleasure, you will find that your seaside accommodation and additional amenities are taken care of with us. Let the crashing waves sing you to sleep each night and wake up to rich sunrises that engulf the Inn in saturated colours you have to see to believe.

The Tides Inn feels as if it is perched far out to sea due to the panoramic ocean views that grace more than half of our property, and abundant greenery that connects each visitor to nature. Our convenient location just south of the Durban city centre means we are a very well connected to myriad amenities such as the King Shaka Airport, as well as routes for day trips in the Drakensburg and local game reserves. For business travellers, the areas of Prospecton and Jacobs are not far off, allowing for easy access.

We value your comfort above all else and have invested in it accordingly. The Inn is equipped with a large generator to sustain us during power failures and load shedding, as well as an advanced water reservoir system to keep us comfortable during municipal water issues.

The Inn is never truly asleep, with a plethora of activities available within a 2km radius, including golfing, swimming, surfing, fishing, exercising at the Virgin Active gym and much more. Allow us to whisk you away into a world undiscovered.

The Tides Inn has six beautiful rooms fully furnished with modern conveniences. All our rooms are serviced daily by our friendly staff who top up the fresh milk, tea, coffee, sugar, sweeteners and cold water that is provided for you. We use hotel-grade percale linen and towels, additionally we supply soap and complementary shampoos to make your seaside experience stress free.

Each room is equipped with a television, DSTv, air-conditioning, kettle, and bar fridge. We offer WiFi to all of our guests free of charge, so that online recreational and business activities can continue at your leisure. Within each room, adequate wardrobe space is provided for longer stays, a desk and chair are nestled into its own corner for your use, and floor space is maximised for your convenience.

Our rooms are decorated in calming neutrals and nautical themes to feed your soul with the style of the sea, with family-friendly options available in the form of a sleeper couch in Rooms 1 and 4.

Breakfast is served daily between 07:00 and 10:00 – though can be arranged earlier to suit your preferences – and we assure you, no shortcuts are taken. A full English breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage and grilled tomatoes is serves alongside seasonal fruit, yoghurt and cereal, accompanied by orange juice, tea and coffee to refresh you.

The Tides Inn is a unique, undiscovered beauty that rests in the heart of the Bluff. Join us for a stay you won’t forget, and ocean views you can’t forget.