The Benjamin

 4 stars
125 East 50Th Street, New York, United States, 10022  show mapSave
From  US$ 872
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Editorial review:

The Benjamin is a business oriented luxury hotel in a very convenient midtown Manhattan location. There are 115 sleeping rooms and also 94 very spacious suites. The décor is stylish and geared to providing incredible comfort for guests after a difficult and trying day of work. There is an even a choice of pillows to make sure you get a good night’s sleep. If you need some extra help unwinding, be sure to try their wonderful health spa. The staff is cheerful and always attentive to your needs.

Verified Reviews:

  • Bathroom was luxurious - Fabulous view from the balcony - Nice kitchenette
  • Bed was so uncomfortable - Helpful staff - Will definitely stay there again
  • Small kitchen - Peaceful entrance lobby - Rooms are reasonably spacious
  • Centrally located - Flatscreen tv - Linens are luxurious
  • Atmosphere were excellent - They charged for internet - No coffeemaker

Overview

Classical building located on the corner of 50th Street and Lexington Avenue boasts splendid four-star the Benjamin Hotel providing quick and easy access to Fifth Avenue, Grand Central Station, MoMA, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Bloomingdales.

On the premises you will find a wellness spa and modern business center equipped with the last word technology and equipment for up to 200 delegates.

All 209 suites and guests rooms come elegantly decorated with a signature Benjamin bed, luxurious Anichini bedding, work station, 42” HD flat screen TV, kitchen, mini-bar, and sleep menu.

The National restaurant offers main courses featuring international and local delicacies, drink cocktails, tasty coffee and tea.

La Guardia Airport is just 8.7km, Newark Airport 18km, JFK Airport 21km, White Plains Airport 41km and Islip Airport 74km.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of floors   26.  Number of rooms   209.

hotel The Benjamin New York location

The hotel has easy access to Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Station and many Fortune 500 corporate headquarters and offices.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 5.4km
  • Airport: La Guardia - 8.7km, Newark Liberty International - 18.0km
  • Train Station: Grand Central Station - 600 m, Penn Station - 1.9km
  • Underground station: 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) - 100 m, Grand Central – 42nd Street - 600 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Rooms

Superior guest room 22.7sqm has 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, a small kitchen galley with a mini refrigerator, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV, and work desk with a multi-outlet station and high-speed internet access.

Queen deluxe studio 30sqm and deluxe studio 32sqm feature double-paned soundproof windows, two custom-designed Benjamin Bed, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV.

One-bedroom suites 50sqm have either queen or king bed.

One bedroom deluxe suite 51sqm comes with a separate living room with a sleeper sofa, kitchen area with full-sized refrigerator.

VIP suite 147sqm is a two-bedroom suite feature two spacious bedrooms, a dining area, kitchen, two terraces for entertaining with awe-inspiring views of Midtown as the backdrop.

Dining options

Breakfast is served Monday to Sunday 7am to 10am at the National.

The National is a great 125-seat restaurant serving modern bistro menu flavors and local delicacies, traditional and creative drinks open daily from 7am to 1am.

Lunch is offered Monday to Friday 12pm to 3pm, dinner Sunday to Thursday 5.30pm to 10.30pm, brunch Saturday to Sunday 11.30am to 3pm and late night Monday to Sunday 10.30pm till midnight.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

The hotel's 200sqm of meeting space will fit you business meetings, conferences, networking receptions, or parties comprising five flexible rooms for up to 80 and 200 participants. Business center has all the modern amenities and facilities like high-speed internet connection, state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment.

Leisure

The Wellness spa on the third floor boasts four intimate treatment rooms featuring treatments with Elemis products and healing spa therapies open Sunday - Saturday from 9am to 9pm.

Additional features

Winks’ Kidzzz Club available to kids ages two to 12 and offers kid-sized robes, use of iPod pillow programmed with lullabies and audio bedtime stories, and lending library of family favorite bedtime books.

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and the rate is USD 14.95 per day

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 55 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 30.00 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

Superior guest room 22.7sqm has 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, a small kitchen galley with a mini refrigerator, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV, and work desk with a multi-outlet station and high-speed internet access.

Queen deluxe studio 30sqm and deluxe studio 32sqm feature double-paned soundproof windows, two custom-designed Benjamin Bed, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV.

One-bedroom suites 50sqm have either queen or king bed.

One bedroom deluxe suite 51sqm comes with a separate living room with a sleeper sofa, kitchen area with full-sized refrigerator.

VIP suite 147sqm is a two-bedroom suite feature two spacious bedrooms, a dining area, kitchen, two terraces for entertaining with awe-inspiring views of Midtown as the backdrop.

One-Bedroom Suite

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Double Bed or Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed - 51m2

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Double

    Executive Guest Room

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    Queen Size Bed - 25m2

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      Standard Double Room

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      Deluxe Studio

      King Size Bed or Two Queen Size Beds - 32m2

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        Deluxe Studio Suite

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        The Benjamin LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        Among museums around you can visit Jeanie Johnson CO 100m, Architectural League 300m, Dahesh Museum Inc 400m, Sony Wonder Technology Lab 400m, American Friends of Tel Aviv 400m, Museum of Television and Radio 500m, Museum of Modern Art 500m, Art Dealers Assn of America 500m and American Craft Museum 600m.

        Famous landmarks are Grand Central Station, MoMA, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Bloomingdales and restaurants and shops of the Fifth Avenue.

        Attractions for Tourists
        • Saint Patrick's Cathedral
          300 m
        • Metrazur
          400 m
        • Volatour Inc
          500 m
        Shopping Areas
        • Saks Fifth Avenue
          400 m
        Museums
        • Jeanie Johnson CO
          100 m
        • Architectural League
          300 m
        • American Friends of Tel Aviv
          400 m
        • Dahesh Museum Inc
          400 m
        • Sony Wonder Technology Lab
          400 m
        • Museum of Television and Radio
          500 m
        • Art Dealers Assn of America
          500 m
        • Museum of Modern Art
          500 m
        Halls
        • Ywca of the City-New York
          200 m
        • American Video.com
          200 m
        Universities, Institutes
        • Saint Bonaventure University
          100 m
        • Institute of Allied Medical
          300 m
        • Cornell University
          400 m
        • Gemological Institute-America
          500 m
        Casinos
        • Harrah's Marketing Svc Corp
          300 m
        • Alpha Hospitality Corp
          400 m
        Underground Railway Stations
        • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
          100 m

        Local Attractions

        • Central Park
          1.6km
          59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
        • Museum of Arts and Design
          1.5km
          2 Columbus Circle, New York City
        • Time Warner Center
          1.5km
          10 Columbus Circle, New York City
        • Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, LLC_
          1.5km
          147 West 35th Street, Suite 1505, New York City
        • iTourCentralPark
          1.5km
          Columbus Circle, New York City

        Near the hotel

        • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
          600 m
          30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
        • St. Bartholomew's Church
          80 m
          109 E. 50th St., New York City
        • Forbidden Broadway
          250 m
          47th Street Theatre, New York City
        • Seagram Building
          260 m
          375 Park Ave., New York City
        • St. Patrick's Cathedral
          330 m
          460 Madison Avenue, New York City
        • Austrian Cultural Forum
          410 m
          11 East 52nd Street, New York City
        • Grand Central Terminal
          580 m
          42nd Street and Park Avenue, New York City

        Restaurants Nearby

        • The National

          60% likes this, based on 280 reviews
          Food: American
          Price Range: USD 20 - USD 40

          30 m
          557 Lexington Ave at 50th Street

          Phone: 212-715-2400

        • Smith & Wollensky - New York City

          64% likes this, based on 712 reviews
          Food: Steakhouse
          Price Range: USD 40 - USD 60

          170 m
          797 Third Avenue

          Phone: 212-753-1530

        • Bull & Bear Steakhouse

          72% likes this, based on 329 reviews
          Food: Steakhouse
          Price Range: USD 25 - USD 75

          70 m
          570 Lexington Avenue

          Phone: 212-872-1275

        • New York Luncheonette

          63% likes this, based on 193 reviews
          Food: American

          50 m
          135 East 50th Street

          Phone: 212-838-0165

        • Starbucks

          86% likes this, based on 15 reviews

          20 m
          560 Lexington Ave

          Phone: (212) 751-2937

        Getting there.

        By New York MTA (Subway) take the 6 train to 51st Street stop and walk one block to the hotel entrance.

        From LaGuardia Airport (LGA) it will take you 25-30 minutes by taxi or town car service to get to the hotel.

        From John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport it will take some 30-45 minutes by taxi or town car service.

        From Newark Liberty International (EWR) Airport it will take 50 – 60 minutes by car or town car service.

        Getting around.

        The nearest heliports are New York East 34th St Heliport Airport 1.3km, New York West 30th St Heliport Airport 3km, NYC Central Park Airport 3km, New York East 60th Street H/P Airport 4.9km and New York, NY Downtown Manhattan H/p Airport 6.9km.

        Valet parking is available on site.

        The Benjamin Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Benjamin

        Average guest rating

        3.9
        out of 5
        Excellent
        Based on 126 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Service
        3.6
        Location
        4.4
        Rooms
        3.8
        Value
        4.0
        Dining
        2.5

        Individual guest reviews

        • The staff were welcoming and eager to offer information about the city, the hotel offered a pretty good value for a fair price, the personal service was excellent. Rooms were spacious and lovely.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.1
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            3
        • Great location and facilities, excellent quality/price rapport. Extremely helpful and friendly staff, room was nice.

          Not good in a hotel.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.8
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            4
        • Great room and location, quiet hotel. Good for the price, nice bar just off the lobby/ and the staff is always super polite and helpful.

          The sofa bed was uncomfortable.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.3
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            5
        • Good location for the shops and nice hotel. The staff were very helpful and room were modern.

          Sealant round the bath.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.1
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            4
        • Great location, friendly staff and the subway system access was good as well. The hotel was excellent in all ways, cora at the front desk was fantastic and the door man muhammad was lovely, concierge were very helpful. The rooms were clean, liked the pillow selection; that was fun.

          Price little high, service not always consistent and no free internet.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.3
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            5
        • Good and nice staff good location, friendly atmosphere, an appropriate rate would be 200. A better room would lead to an above average rating.

          Small foyer area and for a such a beautiful place, was a surprise that our sofa bed was never closed. Tub was very slippery and dangerous, mini bar prices were to high.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.0
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            4
          • Value
            4
        • Nice location and a friendly staff, we loved the hotel, the room was extremely comfortable and the bedding great.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.6
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            4
          • Value
            5
        • Great views and quiet and relaxing hotel. Responsive and pleasant staff, beautiful room, nice bar.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.4
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            4
          • Value
            5
        • Great location, hotel staff is very friendly and the rooms are reasonably spacious and comfortable.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.7
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            4
          • Value
            5
        • Good situation, beautiful well appointed hotel and the staff were very attentive to requests. Helpful the junior suite was an excellent fit for our family.

          Rooms a bit small.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.5
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            5
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            5
        • Great location and that was, atmosphere were excellent my room was a disappointment. The staff were very pleasant.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            2.8
          • Location
            3
          • Service
            3
          • Value
            3
        • Excelent location friendly staff nice trendy restoran and wonderful hotel. Spacious room for nyc and small kitchen. Luxurious towels and restaurant downstairs.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            3.6
          • Location
            3
          • Rooms
            4
          • Value
            5
          • Dining
            2
        • The location was ideal as was close to good shopping, hotel decor was great and staff were very friendly and helpful, the rooms I stayed in more than satisfactory.

          For the price i would have expected the internet to be free.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.0
          • Location
            3
          • Rooms
            4
          • Value
            5
        • Good location and perfect Hotel. The staff were very welcoming and main bed was big and comfortable.

          Room was a bit worn.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.4
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            4
          • Service
            5
          • Value
            5
        • The location was superb for walking to many city must see locations, the hotel was beautiful and the staff were very friendly and courteous, the suite was spacious and comfortable.

          The rooms view in the lower floors was awful.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            4.2
          • Location
            4
          • Rooms
            4
          • Value
            5
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