Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all regular services and hours may be subject to change. Thus, if the idea is to spend the night in the public area, consider a plan B in case the stay inside the airport is only allowed for those who are close to boarding.
Spending the night at the airport
Durban's is a modern airport that remains open throughout the night.
Where to rest: There are not many comfortable spots inside the terminal, so it is recommended to have a sleeping bag or blankets in case you have to sleep on the floor. Some VIP lounges are also available, which you can access by paying or through a credit card that provides the service. However, these are closed at night. As for hotels, there are a few in the surroundings operating shuttle services to and from the airport.
Baggage: There are no luggage storage offices inside the enclosure.
Eating and drinking: Eateries close at night.
Restrooms: Showers only inside the VIP lounges, but not in the public toilets.
Wi-Fi: Free for 4 hours.
Other services available around the clock: ATMs, baby changing facilities.
There are no hotels on-site. Some accommodations in the surroundings offer free transfers for their guests.
Eden Rose Manor (3 km/1.9 miles)
La-Peng Guest House (3.6 km/2.2 miles)
Greenfire Dolphin Coast Lodge (4.6 km/2.9 miles)
Westbrook Place (5.5 km/3.4 miles)
Venti Dell'Est (5.5 km/3.4 miles)