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The Benjamin

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Overview
  • 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 6 September 2017

The Benjamin Hotel is situated in the most central and convenient location and right on Florida Road in Morningside. You walk out the front door and are within walking distance of a plethora of restaurants. If you need to be anywhere near the Moses Mabida...More

1  Thank SamanthaLinsell
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Sam Thank-you for your kind review of The Benjamin. We hope you find a reason soon enough to come back and visit Durban. Regards Sunet

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I am a repetitive client of this hotel. This time around it was not as good. The windows were not closing properly, so with strong wind, they were continuously knocking. Never mind the wind in the room... Second problem: tv was not working. So I...More

1  Thank KirillOussov
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 24 August 2017

Good Day I apologize for the rattling window/ French door, we don't always get to stay in each room so it is sometimes hard to know about a problem such as this one. Thanks for the feedback, it allowed us to fix the issue. We...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Stayed here in July 17 on business. I must say the hotel is very well looked after and had great service. Many restaurants around and found basically outside the front door. Definitely be back here when on business again. Breakfast served is made to your...More

Thank RishaanK
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 13 August 2017

Dear Rishaan Thank-you for your kind review, we do try hard to look after the hotel and it is lovely when it is noticed. We look forward to having you back and serving you the yummy breakfast again.

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Still a very reliable boutique hotel - good breakfasts, close to restaurants and attractions. Very good for central business. Accessible and safe. Ample parking in secure location and people to assist with luggage. Comfy rooms with all you need.

Thank ChristiaanADV
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 21 July 2017

Good Day Thank-you for taking the time to review our hotel. We hope that you return soon so we up the score by a few points and exceed your expectations.

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

As I write this review i am still sitting on the terrace of the lovely Benjamin hotel, waiting for my ride to Point St Jone. I've come here for Sardine Run and did not see a necessity to spend night in Durban as anything pleasurable....More

Thank HawaiiSurfBabe
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 5 July 2017

Good Day! Thank-you for your lovely words and review, it means the world to us. The staff at The Benjamin certainly is what makes it stands out from the rest and I will be sure to pass your comments to my team. We hope the...More

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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
US$112 - US$152 (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
US$112 - US$152 (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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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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