Visit the tranquil beachfront North Star Micro Hotel, Belvedere bar and restaurant in Durban

The property ground floor design is a communal area with inside and outside lounge areas, a fully stocked bar and a dining area. The ground floor is entirely open with stack doors to the pool, Jacuzzi, fire pit and garden that walks across the lawn onto the beach. The reception and concierge service caters for all your needs throughout your stay.

All rooms on the first and second floor are Sea-Facing rooms. Each room has a patio and views stretching over the endless horizon of the deep blue Indian ocean and ships waiting to harbour in the distance.

All rooms are open plan, with luxurious bathroom layouts. By day, watch the dolphins in the surf in front or take in the magnificent sunset over cocktails in the evening from the Belvedere Bar, Firepit area or, if you prefer, your balcony.

General facilities

  • Bar / Lounge
  • Secured parking
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Room service
  • WIFI
  • Tour/sightseeing desk



The North Star Micro Hotel Luxury Rooms

The rooms have spectacular views of the ocean, a spacious open plan layout and a private balcony overlooking the ocean.

The twin rooms are the perfect sanctuary for couples or to bring your best friend. The rooms have a comfy King size bed or convertible twin beds, a private balcony, and fantastic sea views.

The family room is perfect for the ultimate beach vacation. The spacious family room has a bunk bed for your children and a luxurious King size bed for you. The incredible sea views from the private balcony ensure a magical holiday.



The North Star Micro Hotel restaurant

The restaurant at the North Star Micro Hotel offers various local and traditional South African infused dishes.


You can enjoy various traditional and healthy breakfast options at the North Star Micro Hotel restaurant.

The chef’s breakfast choice
Scrambled eggs on toast with red onion, a hint of chilly and fresh coriander.



The canapes menu offers fish, meat and vegetable finger snacks to enjoy on the deck, by the pool or in the Belvedere bar.

Order a selection of options to snack while you sip drinks in the sunset.


The lunch menu is full of mouth-watering options.
The Beef burger is the current favourite, with the Mexi bowl following as a close second favourite.

Order fish, meat, or vegetable dishes for lunch while you sip on a cold drink or cold glass of wine on the patio.

Lunch and Dinner Buffet

A lunch and dinner buffet is available. You have to pre-book to make sure the chef prepares for your buffet.


The dinner menu consists of chef-prepared fish and meat dishes with a selection of vegetables to suit your palate.


If you have a sweet tooth, enquire about the daily sweet treats to round off your breakfast, lunch or dinner at the North Star Micro Hotel.

The dinner menu is subject to availability.



The North Star Micro Hotel pool and deck

The North Star Micro hotel pool is heated. The swimming pool is crystal clear and fantastic for daily dips or morning and evening swims under the Durban night sky.

You can lounge on the sunloungers by the pool during the day. Then, relax with a cocktail by the pool during sunset hour.

It is an ideal private swimming pool setting to enjoy the Durban summer and winter sun.



The Belvedere bar at the North Star Micro Hotel

The Belvedere bar is full of personality. Menzie is always excited with a lively personality to pour your favourite drink.

The Belevedere bar offers a wide variety of fantastic South African wine, beer and spirit selections.

Menzie is a cocktail expert and has a variety of tasty cocktails to serve.

You can enjoy a selection of finger snacks while enjoying drinks in the Belevedere bar overlooking the pool.



North Star Micro Hotel events

Events at the North Star
The North Star can accommodate all your intimate function requirements for weddings, birthday parties, anniversary celebrations and dinner experiences.

Contact for more information at

To enquire about North Star Micro Hotel events, visit the website page and fill in the form to submit all your requirements.



Activities at the North Star Micro Hotel

Umhlanga Pier
Watch the sunrise over Umhlanga’s famous “whalebone pier.” You’ve probably seen the iconic structure in hundreds of photos, and with good reason, as it was declared the most beautiful pier in the world in 2014. So make sure to stop by during your North Star stay and enjoy a walk on the iconic pier.



uShaka Marine World
Unlimited ocean fun
The world-class uShaka Marine World, situated in Durban, opened its grand doors to the general public on April 30th, 2004. uShaka is a key attraction on Durban’s Golden Mile, offering a world of entertainment, excitement, fun and uniqueness.



The Best Bunnies in Durban
The Britannia Hotel’s famous Mutton Bunnychow
When in Durban, do what the Durbanites do and get a bunny chow from the Britannia.

According to EATOUT magazine:
“The Britannia Hotel’s Capsicum Restaurant is renowned for its mutton bunny chows and the take-away kitchen sells literally thousands of this signature Durban street food every month.”



Umgeni River Bird Park
Inspire to Conserve
The Umgeni River Bird Park was designed and built by Dr Alan Abrey, situated in an old quarry site. The Umgeni River Bird Park was opened in April 1984 and is located in 3.5 hectares of lush tropical landscaping and houses an ever-increasing collection of more than 800 birds from 200 species.

Only 10km from the North Star – The Umgeni River Bird Park’s main feature is a free-flight show that focuses on a conservation theme to inspire visitors as birds glide past them in full and unrestricted flight.



More in the Area
The Durban and Umhlanga area has loads of exciting activities and experiences to offer visitors.

Spa Experience
Oceanview massages and spa treatments
If you need a bit of extra pampering, this Spa experience is for you. So book a spa package and let the experienced massage therapist ease all your troubles away.



North Star Beach Picnic
Do you love going to the beach but hate lugging around all the beach-going paraphernalia? Then, you can ask to have a picnic on the beach set up for you at the North Star. Umbrellas, chairs, towels, sunscreen, snacks and drinks are all set up so you can stroll out and enjoy the beach with none of the typical hassles.



Northstar Wave Package R5410
Couples Package
The perfect package for couples who want to catch some waves instead of feelings or just making the best of a beach getaway. Book your Couples Wave package and enjoy:
– 1 x Night stay in one of our luxurious rooms with breakfast
– 1 x Option between a kitesurf lesson or stand up paddleboarding or bodyboarding

to book, please email

Guided Fishing
A swell pro drone carries the bait hundreds of feet offshore and accurately releases the bait upon command over a targeted area. You can fish from the comfort of the North Star patio.

to book, please email



Specials at the North Star Micro Hotel

Northstar Luxury Stay Package R7600
Couples Package
For the times when you need a bit of extra pampering! Book our Couples Luxury stay package and enjoy:
– 1 Night stay in one of our luxurious rooms with breakfast
– 1-hour couples massage with an express pedicure.

to book, please email


Northstar Romantic Weekend Package R15 100
Couples Package
Are you looking for a romantic, balmy, beach getaway? This package covers everything you will need. Book your Couples Romantic Weekend package and enjoy:
– 2 Nights stay in one of our luxurious rooms with breakfast
– 45 min couples massage with an express pedicure and facial!
– Couples High tea
– Cocktails on arrival

to book, please email



Picnic Filled with Stars R950
For the couple that needs to get out of the house. Book your Picnic package and enjoy the following:

Cured meat platter with pickles and preserves
Cheese platter with pickles and preserves,
Sourdough baguette,
Seeded baguette,
Salted butter roll,
Basil pesto,
Red wine onion jam,
Two creamy kinds of pasta and bacon salad in a cup,
Two strawberry cheesecake cups



Northstar Golf Package R21 320
Weekend Package
This special package is perfect for golf lovers. A Weekend getaway with everything you love included. Book our Golf lover package and enjoy:
– 4 x Night stay in one of our luxurious *Twin rooms with breakfast
– 4 x Ball golf, with a golf cart, included at Durban Country Club
*Room to be shared by two people

to book, please email

Northstar Retreat Package R11 080
Couples Package
The perfect couples retreat. Relax and enjoy the view. Book your Couples Retreat package:
– 2 x Night stay in one of our luxurious rooms with breakfast
– Cocktails on arrival
– Golf at Durban Country club for one person.
– 45 min Massage, express facial and express pedicure for one person

to book, please email

The private setting, relaxed atmosphere and attention to detail will make each visit memorable.



The North Star Micro Hotel Philosophy

The North Star strives to be the guiding light for intimate, luxury hospitality. The intimate venue allows the team to focus on each guest’s comfort and experience, ensuring that every visit is memorable and unique.

The friendly staff is always ready to assist you. Ask the team at the North Star for personal requirements to make your stay more comfortable.



Contact the North Star Micro Hotel today to experience private beachfront tranquillity and friendly hospitality.

Monday – Sunday
8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
t: 076 611 4592

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26 Eastmoor Crescent, Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga, 4320