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“A wonderful Hotel find in Durban”
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The Benjamin
Ranked #5 of 43 Hotels in Durban
Certificate of Excellence
London, UK
Level 2 Contributor
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“A wonderful Hotel find in Durban”
Reviewed March 19, 2007

We recentlty stayed at the Hotel Benjamin in Florida Road, Durban, for 3 nights.
What a fantastic hotel! Nothing was ever too much effort for the wonderful receptionists. The hotel itself is in a lovely location, very secure and within 5 minutes walk of numerous good restaurants. The hotel also has a pool and guests can help themselves to a courtesy bar and sit next to the pool sipping sundowners, or as in our case on the spacious balcony in our bedroom.
Having stayed at Quarters Hotel in the same road previously, I can honestly say that I had a far better experience and more superb accommodation(lovely airconditioned bedroom) at the Benjamin, than I had at Quarters.

Highly recommended.

5 Thank wayne2cat
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Additional Information about The Benjamin

Property: The Benjamin
Address: 141 Florida Road | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Durban
#6 Business Hotel in Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Benjamin 4*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"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. ... more   less 
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