The Benjamin

The Benjamin


141 Florida Road, Morningside, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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About The Benjamin

Located in Durban, The Benjamin is a short drive from the Durban Botanic Gardens and uShaka Marine World. It also offers meeting rooms, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

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To Downtown1.8 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 313 034 233

Amenities at The Benjamin

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Window
  • Electric kettle
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Adapter
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Street parking
  • Body soap
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Conditioner
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Beach access


  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle

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Reviews for The Benjamin

GoodBased on 1,130 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Amazing, helpful and friendly staff." (in 86 reviews)
  • Great location exceptional place. (in 59 reviews)
  • "Good breakfast and friendly, helpful staff." (in 54 reviews)
Cons -
  • Not enough parking space either! (in 32 reviews)
  • Room small a bit cramped. (in 24 reviews)
  • Hated the generator didn’t sleep at night. (in 13 reviews)

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Where is The Benjamin

Most Popular Landmarks

Greyville Race Course0.5 mi
Moses Mabhida Stadium0.9 mi
Exhibition Centre1.5 mi
North Beach1.6 mi
Golden Mile1.9 mi
South Beach2.0 mi

Getting Around

Durban Central Station0.8 mi
Durban Eldo Coach Office1.0 mi
Durban Beach Front1.1 mi
Durban Soldiers Way1.5 mi
Durban ICC1.6 mi
Durban Teachers Centre (ymca)2.0 mi

FAQs when booking at The Benjamin

Is pricing at The Benjamin comparable to 3 star hotels in Durban?

There is a 28% difference in the average nightly rate of 3 stars hotels in Durban and the average nightly rate at The Benjamin. The rate at The Benjamin is just $44/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Durban.

How close is The Benjamin to the nearest airport, Durban Virginia Airport?

With a distance of 5 mi between The Benjamin and the nearest airport, Durban Virginia Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 10m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Durban Virginia Airport to The Benjamin?

The Benjamin has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Durban, renting a car for around $35/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Durban Virginia Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Durban Virginia Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at The Benjamin?

Yes, The Benjamin has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is The Benjamin from the Durban city center?

The center of Windermere, Durban, is just 0.4 mi away from the front doors of The Benjamin. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Greyville Race Course, which you can get to from The Benjamin using any means of transportation.

What is the The Benjamin phone number?

You can reach the front desk of The Benjamin at +27 313 034 233.

Does The Benjamin have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Benjamin has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Benjamin?

Check-out should be before 10:00 AM. For checking in at The Benjamin, guests should plan for any time after 2:00 PM on the day of their scheduled arrival.

How much does it cost to stay at The Benjamin, Durban?

The Benjamin room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $44/night, with the best deals starting from $36/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Does The Benjamin have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at The Benjamin that can be used by guests. The property also has irons and ironing boards available for guest use.

How far is The Benjamin from Moses Mabhida Stadium?

The Benjamin is about 0.9 mi from Moses Mabhida Stadium, one of Durban’s most popular landmarks.

Is The Benjamin close to Durban City Hall and Natural Science Museum?

1.8 mi - making Durban City Hall and Natural Science Museum a reasonable walk or short drive/taxi from The Benjamin.

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