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    The Benjamin

    141 Florida Road | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    • Excellent53%
    • Very good36%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “boutique hotel” (23 reviews)
    “florida road” (54 reviews)
    “free bar” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
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    Accessible rooms
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 19 March 2016

    Centrally located on Florida Road for the Morningside area, and indeed convenient for the City. This is a boutique hotel. rooms are small but comfortable. Breakfasts are very good. There is a swimming pool Car Parking is available but tight. Wifi works Good for business...More

    Thank Zetat0urs
    Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 22 March 2016

    Thank you for your review, look forward to welcoming you back one day.

    Reviewed 19 March 2016

    A small hotel in the city. The rooms are very compact and didn't have safes, suitcase stands etc. The reception staff were very helpful and there were good facilities for depositing valuables with reception. There is a small pool and an artificial grass area around...More

    Thank johndpensioner
    Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 22 March 2016

    Thank you for your review. I am happy to let you know that we are in the process of sourcing safes to place in each room. Many Thanks

    Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

    Always very friendly and a great old homestead turned boutique hotel. Rooms are great and a really good breakfast is to be had as well. We keep coming back over and over again for very good reason and we will keep on doing so Certainly...More

    Thank 622hermanns
    Response from NicoleMunro, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 7 March 2016

    Thank you so much and we love having you stay with us, Look forward to seeing you again !!

    Reviewed 27 February 2016

    We visited the hotel for breakfast for ten people to celebrate a birthday and we were pleasantly surprised as the ambience was intimate warm, comfortable and friendly. The staff were attentive and efficient.There were a variety of choices at the breakfast buffet and all food...More

    Thank sarahrow2015
    Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 28 February 2016

    Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoy your breakfast. Look forward to seeing you back!!!

    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 10 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

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$93 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #6 Business Hotel in Durban
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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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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