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    The Benjamin

    141 Florida Road | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
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    • Average7%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    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...More

    Thank 1Superchef
    Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 13 March 2017

    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...More

    Thank Veronica V
    Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 6 March 2017

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank Avril1410
    Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 28 February 2017

    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 .

    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

    Thank morgan98
    Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 23 February 2017

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

    Reviewed 21 February 2017

    Traditional no frills hotel with good breakfast. We ate twice at the Butcher's Block steakhouse just across the road for dinner (recommend) but several other options within easy walking distance. Good service and nice rooms + private parking. Would happily recommend.

    Thank ukcoupleBucks
    Response from Nicole M, General Manager at The BenjaminResponded 23 February 2017

    Thank you and we hope to welcome you back sometime to enjoy Durban.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$97 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Durban
    • #6 Business Hotel in Durban
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "Overlooking the pool is better."
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    "Rooms 17, 19, 21, 23 face garden; 18, 20, 22 24 face road."
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