The Benjamin

Midtown Luxury Hotel
The Benjamin #129 of 511 hotels in New York City #129 of 511 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

3,395 Reviews #129 of 511 hotels in New York City

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
  • Excellent
    2026
  • Very Good
    864
  • Average
    315
  • Poor
    114
  • Terrible
    76
  • GreenLeader Silver level
  • 2020 Certificate of Excellence

Recent Reviews

lolliest wrote a review on August 04, 2020 Marbella, Spain
Trip Type: Family

No communication, no refund, no voucher

We booked to stay here as part of a wider USA trip this July. Unfortunately due to Covid and the USA borders closed we have had to postpone. Every hotel we booked on this trip had been great issuing...
DKpoint wrote a review on July 23, 2020 New York City, New York
Trip Type: Solo travel

This is a One in a Million type Hotel...

I love the Benjamin in NYC. Not only is it everything it looks like in photos online, but staff are amazing and always safe and have their act together during this pandemic. Let's say, you are...
Pete G wrote a review on July 03, 2020 Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Trip Type:

Excellent Attention to Covid 19 Precautions

I chose to return to the Benjamin because of my excellent past experiences for another four day stay. Given the Cover 19 context, I was very focused on picking a hotel that would be very focused on...

Policies

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