The Benjamin

Midtown Luxury Hotel
The Benjamin #141 of 527 hotels in New York City #141 of 527 hotels in New York City
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125 E 50th St New York, NY 10022

Why we like it

  • Choose from ten pillows on the pillow menu to customize your sleep
  • Built in 1927, the Romanesque style architecture is noticeable from afar
  • Treat yourself to a manicure, haircut, or massage at the on-site spa & salon
  • Try The National, the on-site restaurant featuring Modern American cuisine
  • Bring your dog, with the goodDog program dogs receive a BarkBox plus a dish and bed for their stay

What you need to know

  • This hotel boasts being environmentally friendly and has programs where you can help
  • There is a sleep expert on-site and bedtime snacks to help you sleep better
  • For longer stays book a studio or suite which come with kitchenettes
  • Bring extra people, the sofa bed is Tempurpedic and known to be comfy

Popular NYC Features

Walk to Times Square Walk to Central Park Free Breakfast On-site Restaurant On-site Bar Free WiFi Rooftop Bar Smoke Free

Location

Located down the street from the Rockefeller Plaza, this hotel is close to both iconic New York landmarks and hole-in-the-wall restaurants and bars. With the 51 St subway stop a block away, it’s easy to explore the whole city.

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Hair salon
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant

Activities

  • Steam room
  • Spa services on site
  • 24-hour fitness facilities

Business services

  • 24-hour business center

Parking

  • Valet parking (surcharge)

In-Room Amenities

Services

  • Turndown service
  • Free newspaper
  • Daily housekeeping

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Minibar

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Shower/tub combination

Media and electronics

  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • iPod docking station
  • Pay movies
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV

Bedding and linens

  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Reviews

The Benjamin

3,407 Reviews #141 of 527 hotels in New York City

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
  • Excellent
    2032
  • Very Good
    865
  • Average
    316
  • Poor
    118
  • Terrible
    76
  • GreenLeader Silver level
  • 2021 Travelers Choice

Recent Reviews

Melissa L wrote a review on September 26, 2021
Trip Type: Solo travel

Great location easy access

Nicely redone east side for walking and subway access. Rooms are small but very clean with everything you need (your not supposed to be in your room!) lobby staff very accommodating. Amenities are...
931nd wrote a review on August 13, 2021
Trip Type:

Nice staff, but this is definitely not a luxury hotel

I stayed for a week and booked a 1 BR suite. I was placed on the 9th floor and upon entering the room, I was sorely disappointed. Every piece of furniture had a stain. The blinds and carpet were...
Paula H wrote a review on July 13, 2021 Brooklyn, New York
Trip Type:

Can't Wait to Stay Here Again!

My husband and I decided to take a staycation weekend in the city and booked a suite at the Benjamin hotel for a few nights. The suite had a full kitchenette (with sink, microwave, full refrigerator...

Policies

Deposit & Cancellation Policies

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