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The Benjamin

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#5 of 43 Hotels in Durban
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third stay at The Benjamin and I'll be back. Staff are really great, always smiling and nothing is ever too much trouble. Food is great and rooms are very clean and comfortable. Lindsay is an absolute star..

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

This privately owned property in a convenient location close to restaurants and other facilities, has a deservedly loyal repeat clientele. Impeccably maintained with caring, welcoming and efficient staff, it is a secure and comfortable oasis on Florida Road. Rooms and bathrooms are compact, and I requested (and it was delivered) a room not facing the street, so quiet, and had...

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank-you for your comments; the staff at The Benjamin is definitely its biggest asset.

Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always stay here with my groups of Canadian visitors. We feel welcomed, with a glass of wine and people who greet us like friends. They care about their guests. Excellent breakfast, comfy rooms with good linens. I like this place as there are many restaurants close by, the African Art Center is across the road and it is safe...

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank you and glad that you enjoyed our area and the hospitality of our hotel.

Watford,UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hotel was a delightful one night stay. We were warmly welcomed and our room by the courtyard was quiet and comfortable. The cupboard of welcome drinks was a very nice touch and appreciated by our travel-weary group. We thought the Florida Rd area was terrific and we wish we had been able to stay longer. We had been...

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay, sorry it was only one night, hope to see you again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the level of service, the lovely attitudes of every body at this establishment, their willingness to assist with things like adaptors, tooth paste , printing and the clean and comfy rooms.I wish mine wasn't facing the pool because I had to close my curtains to have privacy. The room that I got was a bit smaller than...

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again soon.

Huddersfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly, we only stayed at this wonderful hotel for one night on our way to a cruise vacation. Taxi from airport R350 (about £25) and to cruise terminal R70 ( about £4), all arranged via the hotel by email in advance. As we arrived over the Easter bank holiday weekend, we were presented with an Easter goodie bag filled with...

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry it was so short. Look forward to welcoming you back one day

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Was in Durban for a special dinner and was introduced to this lettle gem in the middle of Morningside. From the time you open the front door you can feel the service and willingness of all staff.The dining room always has tea, coffee and fresh water to enjoy. Rooms are not huge but well designed and sufficient even for my...

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, I am delighted that you enjoy our hotel and hospitality. Look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I spent two weeks at this wonderful and homely hotel on business. The staff made our stay comfortable and enjoyable and were able to respond to every request with a 'yes!' They provided us with a home from home with comfortable rooms, impeccable cleanliness, delicious breakfasts and best of all every member of the Benjamin team was friendly, happy, efficient...

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It was an absolute pleasure to have you all staying with us and I am thrilled that we made you feel comfortable and at home. Thank you , Thank you. and hope that we can welcome you back one day.

South Africa
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The management and staff at this Hotel are exceptional and make hosting my EQ workshops here an absolute pleasure. The Big Ben room is airy and spacious and the food served at teas and lunches is excellent. Everyone is prepared to go the extra mile to make your experience enjoyable! A highly recommended venue!

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Dear Avril Thank you so much for you comments and for taking the time to do the review. We love having conferences at the hotel and enjoy giving the delegates at great day and a awesome meal experience. See you next month .

Alcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This hotel is some distance from the seafront, close to good restaurants on busy street, small rooms and Breakfast choices good and staff welcoming.Small lounge and cottagey style dining room lots of stairs as the building is old

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Nicole M, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed our hotel

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Benjamin

Address: 141 Florida Road | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: R1 227 - R1 614 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Benjamin 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
The Benjamin Hotel Durban
Benjamin Hotel Durban
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#6 Business Hotel in Durban
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“Request a room not facing Florida Road which are quieter”
LewR, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“corner rooms are better and the ones away from the pool are more private”
LiepolloLebohang, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Overlooking the pool is better.”
ukcoupleBucks, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 17, 19, 21, 23 face garden; 18, 20, 22 24 face road.”
BJAJDA, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“At the back”
jacknickolas, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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