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The Benjamin

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • 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
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3.5 Star Hotel
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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 23 January 2016

I stayed one night following an 18 hour journey from UK, to get rid of the long journey before starting work the following day. The Benjamin is a delightful friendly hotel that felt family run and with personalized service. The bedroom was very clean, comfortable...More

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Response from NicoleMunro, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 25 January 2016

Thank you so much for a wonderful in-depth review. We glad you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and neighborhood. Look forward to welcoming you back one day.

Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Rooms are great and the staff are even better. It feels like "home" expecially if you travel a lot. Nice pool to cool off after a long day. Well situated near good restaurants and the CBD. From here it's easy to get out of Durban.

Thank Giovanni S
Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 25 January 2016

Thank you for your review and we welcome you back anytime to our "home away from home."

Reviewed 5 January 2016

What a great hotel and pool with many restaurants all around it. The breakfast and overall service is outstanding, it's very clean and they make you feel very welcome and comfortable. We stayed 4 days and would go back any time we find ourselves in...More

Thank Nevada117
Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 8 January 2016

Hi, It was really wonderful having you stay with us and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope it is not too cold back home. Look forward to one day have you stay with us again.

Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

I don't know why so high scores this hotel has??! The positioning -- Excellent! Florida Road, all best restaurants and clubs in Durban, safe place to walk around. Noisy,at nights from all the clubs, especially at weekends. If You Like quite places this hotel is...More

Thank Iatsuliak A
Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 26 December 2015

Thank you for your review. I hope that one day we can welcome you back. We do have fridges available that we can put into your room, sorry that we did not know you needed one , we will ensure that we put this on...More

Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, place with beautiful people! Everyone was friendly and my family and I really enjoyed our stay. Will definitely be coming back next time. It was such a treat to stay there what a gem this place is! Such a little blessing to Durban ❤️

Thank EmilyGrace1234
Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 14 December 2015

Thank you so much for your review. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed our hotel and staff. Look forward to having you stay with us again.

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Awards & Recognition
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
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Price range
US$ 112 - US$ 152 (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$ 152 (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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