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The Benjamin

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  • Average8%
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All reviewsboutique hotelflorida roadfree barrestaurants and barssmall poolvery comfortable roomhomely feelsmall hotelgood nights sleeplight sleeperwithin easy walking distanceexcellent breakfaststayed for one nightfresh fruithome from homewould definitely stay here againgreat place to stay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An overnight stop, easy to find from airport, very comfortable room. . Made use of the pool. Friendly staff. Tasty breakfast. Had supper in restaurant opposite - very reasonable. Certainly would recommend

Thank jackieemillis
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Day Thank-you for your lovely review, we appreciate it. Please do visit us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is just outside of hectic Durban. The front of the Hotel was very appealing when we arrived. Inside was lovely. A sitting room, front desk just the old days. Great food and excellent service !!

Thank sues60777
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for your kind review, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I felt so at home. The staff working tbere has been tjere for hears and this is always a sign of excellent management and ownership respecting their staff. The breakfast was delicious and the beds and pillows sleeps like a dream. I will choose this...More

Thank Anel_engelke
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Anel Thank-you for your kind words and positive feedback. I will be sure to pass it on to all of the staff. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We stayed for one night at the Benjamin on our way through Durban but had a lovely stay. We arrived early in the morning after a drive back from the Drakensberg. We were there well before check in time but they let us go to...More

Thank Robert K
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 13 November 2017

Good Day Thank-you for your kind review of The Benjamin. It truly is rewarding getting feedback such as this and I will be sure to share it with the rest of the amazing team. We hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This was one of our hotels on our Travel Bag 16 Grand Tour of South Africa arranged by local agents Ilios. The location is right in the heart of it so be prepared for the music and crowd noise from across the way bars which...More

Thank Marc D
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 13 November 2017

Good Day Thank-you for your review of The Benjamin. While the noise in the street is completely out of our control, be assured that we work closely with authorities within the Morningside area to try and curb this. We do have rooms facing the pool...More

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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$112 - US$150 (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$150 (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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