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

3,409 Reviews #141 of 527 hotels in New York City

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
  • Excellent
    2033
  • Very Good
    865
  • Average
    317
  • Poor
    118
  • Terrible
    76
  • GreenLeader Silver level
  • 2021 Travelers Choice

Recent Reviews

travel4us_11 wrote a review on October 31, 2021 Houston, Texas
Trip Type:

Sleeples in NYC

Stayed at the Benjamin last week in October. Loud night time road construction in front of the hotel (E 50th) during the overnight hours. Small bathrooms. Restaurant and bar will be closed for...
668janeg668 wrote a review on October 26, 2021 Miami, Florida
Trip Type:

HONESTY above all!! Incredible staff

I stayed at the Benjamin hotel one night recently and left my handbag hidden in a drawer in my hotel room. I did not even realize I had left it. Within hours, I received a call from Andrew Bergman...
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...

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