The Benjamin

Midtown Luxury Hotel
The Benjamin #127 of 510 hotels in New York City #127 of 510 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

3,380 Reviews #127 of 510 hotels in New York City

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
  • Excellent
    2014
  • Very Good
    864
  • Average
    315
  • Poor
    114
  • Terrible
    74
  • GreenLeader Silver level
  • 2019 Certificate of Excellence

Recent Reviews

Rachel S wrote a review on February 18, 2020 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Trip Type: Business

Unique and in a great location

After trying several hotels in the surrounding area over the last few years, I am so happy to have found The Benjamin. I've stayed a half dozen times, and each stay has been excellent. The front desk...
Y3398GOmatts wrote a review on February 18, 2020 Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
Trip Type:

Awesome Staff

Special thanks to Elias who made sure we were well looked after, advised us on the area and ensured that our trip back to the airport was booked. A really friendly and great member of staff who went...
Alistair W wrote a review on February 17, 2020 Sleaford, United Kingdom
Trip Type:

Birthday treat

Celebrate 50th birthday, thanks for birthday surprise. Brilliant friendly staff, especially after a long journey nice to have a relaxed check-in. Biggest negative, street noise, can double/triple...

Policies

Deposit and cancellation policies vary by type of room. Please see policy information upon selection of room type.