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The Benjamin

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boutique hotel”(23 reviews)
“florida road”(55 reviews)
“free bar”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsboutique hotelflorida roadfree barsafe streetrestaurants and barssmall poolvery comfortable roomhomely feelgood nights sleepsmall hotelnight lifelight sleeperwithin easy walking distancestayed for one nightfresh fruithome from homewould definitely stay here again
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Old colonial style property on the lively Florda Road in Morningside, Durban. All staff are very attentive and make your stay as pleasant as possible. Excellent breakfast choices available. Easy to walk to bars and restaurants along the road, seemed safe albeit noisy at night....More

Thank Sally A
Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 11 February 2016

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed our hotel Please should you return on your next trip, we will gladly put you in a off road room. Regards

Reviewed 7 February 2016

What a lovely little inn on Florida Rd. The staff were personable and went out of their way to make me and my traveling companions feel at home. The rooms are spacious, tastefully decorated, and immaculately cleaned. A wonderful cold breakfast or cooked to order...More

Thank sinarmatahari
Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 10 February 2016

Thank you for your review, we are so happy that you enjoyed our hotel and Florida Road. Look forward to one day having you stay with us again.

Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Only stayed one night, I had a large enough room with very comfortable bed. I guess the outside noise could be a problem but my room had double windows and extra think block out curtains and I had no trouble with noise. Breakfast was great...More

Thank Justin P
Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 8 February 2016

Thank you so much for your review. Hopefully we can welcome you back for a longer stay. Many Thanks

Reviewed 2 February 2016

Very pleasant place. Staff very helpful. Lots of restaurants nearby to eat. We went to the Fish on Florida and had a very enjoyable meal. Can recommend the Kingklip. Breakfast was very good and there is a swimming pool to relax in after a long...More

Thank Yhgittens
Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 4 February 2016

Thank you so much for your review and glad you enjoyed our hotel and our vibey road.

Reviewed 23 January 2016

I stayed one night following an 18 hour journey from UK, to get rid of the long journey before starting work the following day. The Benjamin is a delightful friendly hotel that felt family run and with personalized service. The bedroom was very clean, comfortable...More

1  Thank Graham P
Response from NicoleMunro, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 25 January 2016

Thank you so much for a wonderful in-depth review. We glad you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and neighborhood. Look forward to welcoming you back one day.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 112 - USD 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 112 - USD 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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"Avoid front rooms as road quite noisy"
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"If you are looking for a quiet room request one at the back of the hotel"
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"Request a room not facing Florida Road which are quieter"
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"corner rooms are better and the ones away from the pool are more private"
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