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The Benjamin

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141 Florida Road Morningside, Durban 4001 South Africa
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"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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
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Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Desk
Safe
Separate dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English
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Ann C wrote a review Sep 2019
Robina, Australia684 contributions187 helpful votes
This small boutique hotel is in a heritage building so the guest rooms are smaller but the warm welcome and service makes the whole place amazing. We arrived as a group of 12 to stay and yet the check in was fast and efficient and everyone felt at home. The breakfast was delicious, a small buffet but then you ordered a hot breakfast off a menu. The food was well cooked and well presented and service was fast. The complimentery drinks cabinet in the lounge was a lovely touch and made us feel even more welcome and made a nice meeting place. It is set in the main area with restaurants and bars in the street. There was some noise as my bathroom window overlooked the street but it was a Saturday night but I still slept well. The trade off is that you are right where you need to be
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Date of stay: August 2019
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sally-janewayne wrote a review Sep 2019
Durban, South Africa3 contributions1 helpful vote
What an awesome experience and Staff. My bride on the day was made to feel like a Queen that she is, thanks to all the Staff. The following morning at Breakfast all the staff again were awesome. We were made to feel at home. Thank you again for absolutely everything.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The Benjamin
Responded 15 Sep 2019
Thank-you so much for the kind review! We really appreciate it.
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943ashley wrote a review Sep 2019
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I have stayed at the Benjamin a couple of times and it is always such a pleasure! Warm friendly Staff, Great Wi-Fi - apparently provided by My-WiFi and secured by SonicWall! Awesome Breakfast Perfect scrambled eggs and smoked salmon...They offer a complementary drink from their Honesty Bar...a nice touch. Looking forward to my next stay!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The Benjamin
Responded 04 Sep 2019
Thanks so much for the wonderful review we truly appreciate it. Please come visit us again, we will be sure to maintain the level of service from our side.
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jmjwaals wrote a review Aug 2019
Dongen, The Netherlands63 contributions10 helpful votes
Staying for a couple of days in Durban, I stayed ath the Benjamin Hotel on Florida Road. It's a pleasant stay with a wonderful staff, who will help you wherever they can. The rooms are good and the breakfast is wonderful. I hope to return soon.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The Benjamin
Responded 01 Sep 2019
Thank-you so much for the kind review, it means the world to us. We hope to see you soon.
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MarketingTHC wrote a review Aug 2019
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I stay here every year when I visit Durban for work. It is in a great location, the rooms are lovely and comfortable, the breakfasts are divine and the staff are amazingly friendly and efficient. I highly recommend it!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The Benjamin
Responded 28 Aug 2019
Thank-you so much for the kind review we truly appreciate it. And don't wait until a whole year :) !
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PRICE RANGE
US$85 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the benjamin hotel durban, benjamin hotel durban
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
41
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