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The Benjamin

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Traveller (105)
Room & Suite (22)
Pool & Beach (12)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“boutique hotel”(24 reviews)
“florida road”(55 reviews)
“safe street”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Accessible rooms
Dry Cleaning
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3 Star Hotel
"Home away from Home"A warm welcome awaits you at The Benjamin located a 5-minute drive from Durban Beaches and in the heart of the vibrant entertainment strip in Florida Road. The hotel features gardens with an outdoor pool and a shaded terrace. Free parking is available on site.The...
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Location and contact
141 Florida Road | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
26.7 km to Louis Botha Airport
52 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewsboutique hotelflorida roadsafe streetrestaurants and barssmall poolvery comfortable roomsmall hotelgood nights sleepnight lifelight sleeperwithin easy walking distancefresh fruitstayed for one nighthome from homewould definitely stay here againexcellent breakfastcentral location
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The staff are fantastic. The hotel is very comfortable. We had a beautiful room. The breakfast is probably the best I have seen in 40 years of travelling. Complimentary evening drink is such a nice touch. A really great stay and being offered a late...More

Thank RiaTenburyWells
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded yesterday

Good Day Thank-you very much for your kind review. We work very diligently at The Benjamin to achieve high standards so it is most gratifying to receive such positive feedback. We look forward to having you back one day soon!

Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay with old world charm, you need to be able to climb stairs to the rooms. Ours had a shared balcony with plenty of space for cases ect. It was lovely to be offered complementary drinks before going out for...More

Thank Bluemargt
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded June 6, 2018

Good Day Thank-you for your kind review of our hotel. We are so pleased you enjoyed all the offerings and that Florida Road provided ample options for you to choose from. We also offer ground floor rooms should you prefer that in the future. Thanks...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018

Very nice place for a short stay. Lovely touch is a self help bar with a wide range of drinks. Rooms were not the biggest but comfortable. Food on offer was very good. Generally, highly recommended hotel with lovely staff.

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

My stay at the Benjamin was by all accounts a really good choice. Service from check-in to check-out was excellent. The self help bar was a lovely touch to enjoy pre-dinner drinks. Most definitely will be recommending it to fellow travelers.!

Thank C0lst0n1
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded May 8, 2018

Good Day Thank-you for taking the time to review us! We really appreciate it and hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Although rooms could do with some updating this is a delightful boutique hotel. Lovely pool area and breakfast area. Lounge room and lobby charming. Friendly staff. Our room faced a street and unfortunately was very noisy throughout the night. About 3 km from city centre....More

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Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded May 1, 2018

Good Day Thank-you for your kind review. We hope to see you back soon, please ask for a room facing the pool next time.

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"Home away from Home"A warm welcome awaits you at The Benjamin located a 5-minute drive from Durban Beaches and in the heart of the vibrant entertainment strip in Florida Road. The hotel features gardens with an ...More outdoor pool and a shaded terrace. Free parking is available on site.The Benjamin and offers free WI-FI.41 rooms where no two rooms are the same open onto balconies and gardens . The cosy rooms offer airconditioning, tea,coffee making facilities,hairdryers,Satellite TV and work desks in all rooms. Overlooking the garden and pool, Benjamin’s breakfast is served in our open glassed conservatory style restaurant and offers a fresh continental breakfast buffet and plated hot breakfasts. Walk out of the Hotel into the restaurant road of Durban and enjoy your dinners and lunches in some of Durbans famous restaurants.The Moses Mabida Stadium, The Rugby Stadium, Suncoast Casino and Durban ICC are within 5km by car from The Benjamin. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Room & Suite (22)
Pool & Beach (12)
Dining (4)
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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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