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The Benjamin

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boutique hotel”(24 reviews)
“florida road”(54 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsboutique hotelflorida roadsafe streetrestaurants and barssmall poolvery comfortable roomsmall hotelgood nights sleeplight sleeperwithin easy walking distancestayed for one nightfresh fruithome from homewould definitely stay here againcentral locationbed and breakfastgo the extra mile
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Benjamin kindly put up around 16 "girls" visiting Durban for our 30th School Reunion. I'm not sure that they didn't regret it, but my word! They were nothing but kind and understanding and went way above and beyond to accommodate our needs. The hotel...More

Thank marguerite c
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 5 days ago

Thank-you so much for your kind review. The staff loved having all you ladies here and it gave an extra 'spunk' to the hotel for the weekend! Don't wait for the 40th to return...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very warm and welcoming place. Their breakfast is always fresh and healthy, and a friendly staff. It's quiet enough for me to fall asleep even when next to a busy street. The WiFi is very Reliable and for what I would reckon...More

Thank Fidel T
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Day Thank-you very much for your kind review of The Benjamin Hotel. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience here and hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 June 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 6 June 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 19 May 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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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$98 - US$135 (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$98 - US$135 (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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"Ask for a room away from the noise of Florida Road"
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"If you're a REALLY quiet sleeper. Best to choose a room opposite the road from the road. It's a busy..."
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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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