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The Benjamin

141 Florida Road, Morningside, Berea, Durban, South Africa 4001 (Show on map)

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  • Motlatsi, South Africa
  • January 3, 2015
  • Area: Berea
  • Rooms : 43
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Features of The Benjamin
Facilities

airport transfer

car park

concierge

meeting facilities

newspapers

room service

Sports and Recreation

garden

outdoor pool

 
Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 
Parking

car park

  

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Whether you're a tourist or traveling on business, The Benjamin is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Durban. The hotel lies 3.0 Km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

The Benjamin also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Durban. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on-site features like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, airport transfer.

Step into one of 43 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk which can be found in some rooms. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as outdoor pool, garden. Whatever your reason for visiting Durban, the The Benjamin is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.
Whether you're a tourist or traveling on business, The Benjamin is a great choice for accommodation ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Children 0-16 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.


Airport Transfer Fee
300 ZAR

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
95 ZAR

Check-In From
2:00 PM

Check-Out Until
10:00 AM

Distance from City Center
3.0 Km

Distance to Airport
32.1 Km

Internet Usage Fee
00 ZAR

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Floors
2

Number of Restaurants
1

Number of Rooms
43

Room Voltage
220

Time to Airport (Minutes)
30

Year Hotel Built
1880

The Benjamin Durban - Food, drink and entertainment Conference Facilities
The Benjamin is ideal for anyone from business person to conference delegate. We have one 32 seater conference room, ideal for training and presentation and one 10 seater executive boardroom, ideal for off-site board meetings. Florida Road is home to approximately 30 restaurants offering a wide range of cuisines and also boasts a bustling night life.

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Fantastic

8.9

from 30 reviews

Value for Money
8.6
Location
9.3
Staff Performance
8.8
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
9.1
Room Comfort/Standard
8.8
Food/Dining
8.7
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Helena W. Families with older children South Africa, April 5, 2015
A place to experience the nightlife

the area
9.3
Our stay was pleasant
Motlatsi M. Families with young children South Africa, January 3, 2015
Perfect stay by far

Security, cleanliness and friendly staff
8
This was a perfect holiday for the kids and we feel it will be our ritual place every year when we visit Durban. It would also be nice to own a room or so for regular holidays and also because I'm a regular business visitor in Durban
Lori C. Business travelers United States of America, November 10, 2014
It was our 2nd visit and we will return

location, staff, comfort
10
We came back to the Benjamin because our first stay a year earlier was great. They did not disappoint. The location couldn't be better, and although there is some noise from the bars outside (mostly Fri and Sat night), we were able to shut it out by just closing the windows. The staff is friendly, courteous and professional. Breakfast was ample and always good. We will be booking again on our next visit.
Michelle T. Solo travelers Hong Kong, October 24, 2014
Good place to stay in Durban

Location and some of the staff
6.7
All in all, this is a very good choice of accommodation to stay in Durban. The street it is located is apparently a social nightlife area and has many restaurants and bars. The downside is that by Thursday, I can hear the thumping of a heavy house music from my room, although it is not very loud (thankfully). The hotel is charming and the staff, in general, are friendly and so e are very nice and helpful (not all). The room is in need of a good cleaning with perhaps new carpets and a good renovation. The carpet in my room does not smell very nice and the French window does not close well. The bed is comfortable and the wifi does work well. Despite little hiccups, it is a good, recommendable place to stay. The best point of the hotel is the staff at reception.
Jenna G. Couples South Africa, September 13, 2014
Safe area and good service

Location, Food/Dining, Staff performance
7.3
It was a lovely stay at the Benjamin. My husband & I walked up Florida road to have dinner at Spiga D'oro Italian restaurant. It was safe and we enjoyed it. The staff at the Benjamin were kind and friendly and breakfast was amazing. The only negative thing was the room that we stayed in was far too small and not value for money.
Lori C. Business travelers United States of America, June 2, 2014
Excellent!

Location, staff and personality
10
Almost perfect! Yes as others have said there is noise from the street mostly on fri and sat night but if you close the window you are pretty good. Our visit was exceptional and we will be booking again for our next trip
Roddy L. Couples United Kingdom, April 17, 2014
Quiet comfortable stay in pleasant surroundings

Good central location friendly staff pleasant surroundings
8
A great central location to many bars restaurants clubs and shopping - good place to tour Durban
Bharat B. Families with young children India, December 28, 2013
nice bnb

good staff, comfortable, well located
8.3
nice place, value for money, pleasant responsive staff, well located, comfortable
Charleen W. Couples South Africa, December 24, 2013
It was lovely and the staff were very accomodating

Breakfast, location, design
8.3
It was lovely. The only thing - there was a bit of damp in the room (I forgot to mention to management) - so when we came in, we were hit with a wiff!! otherwise - absolutely great!
Joyce P. Couples United States of America, December 22, 2013
Wonderful,comfortable place

friendly, helpful staff; great breakfast; close by restaurants
10
Our stay was excellent. Would highly recommend The Benjamin. Great value
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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Durban Beachwood Golf Course
  • Durban Country Club
  • Greyville Race Course
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium
  • Mitchell Park and Jameson Park
  • Artisan Contemporary Gallery
  • Sutcliffe Theatre
  • Robert Jameson Park
  • Natal Herbarium
  • Stable Theatre


Directions
From King Shaka Intertional Airport to Benjamin Hotel: Head southwest towards Mdloti Street. Take the first (1st) left onto Mdloti Street. Travel for approximately 2.3km and keep right at the fork and merge onto N2 Road. Travel for approximately 17.8km and take exit 177 for R102/Kwamashu Highway towards M25/Durban/Inanda. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for R102/ North Coast Road and merge onto Curnick Ndlovu Highway/R102 and continue to follow on R102. Travel for approximately 9.9km then turn right onto Churchill Road. Turn left onto 9th Avenue. Turn left onto Florida Road and the destination will be on the right hand side.

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