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The Benjamin

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Traveller (111)
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boutique hotel”(24 reviews)
“florida road”(55 reviews)
“safe street”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsboutique hotelflorida roadsafe streetrestaurants and barssmall poolvery comfortable roomsmall hotelgood nights sleepnight lifelight sleeperwithin easy walking distancefresh fruitstayed for one nighthome from homewould definitely stay here againexcellent breakfastcentral location
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Reviewed 5 days 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 2 days 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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Reviewed 7 May 2018

My stay at the Benjamin was by all accounts a really good choice. Service from check-in to check-out was excellent. The self help bar was a lovely touch to enjoy pre-dinner drinks. Most definitely will be recommending it to fellow travelers.!

Thank C0lst0n1
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 8 May 2018

Good Day Thank-you for taking the time to review us! We really appreciate it and hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Although rooms could do with some updating this is a delightful boutique hotel. Lovely pool area and breakfast area. Lounge room and lobby charming. Friendly staff. Our room faced a street and unfortunately was very noisy throughout the night. About 3 km from city centre....More

1  Thank julphil
Response from SunetGM, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 2 May 2018

Good Day Thank-you for your kind review. We hope to see you back soon, please ask for a room facing the pool next time.

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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
Details
Price range
US$100 - US$134 (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$100 - US$134 (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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Dining (4)
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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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