The Benjamin

Midtown Luxury Hotel
The Benjamin #131 of 513 hotels in New York City #131 of 513 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

3,402 Reviews #131 of 513 hotels in New York City

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
  • Excellent
    2031
  • Very Good
    864
  • Average
    316
  • Poor
    115
  • Terrible
    76
  • GreenLeader Silver level
  • 2020 Travelers Choice

Recent Reviews

roxyeldorado wrote a review on April 12, 2021 Napa, California
Trip Type:

Exceptional Service

Each and every staff member went above and beyond from Merrill, who booked our reservation, to Taju the doorman, to the gentleman at the front desk who gave us a warm welcome and facilitated an early...
ljtravels88 wrote a review on March 29, 2021
Trip Type:

It would have been a lovely stay....

This is a tough review for me to write, because I truly enjoyed the time I stayed at the hotel. However, I will never stay at this hotel again. I tried booking a stay for my brother and his...
dadasexy929 wrote a review on March 12, 2021
Trip Type: Family

Great location and awesome service!

The location is great. Check-in was fast and easy. Jamie delivered our luggage quick. He is very professional and friendly. Rooms are big and clean. I will come back and stay here again definitely...

Policies

Deposit & Cancellation Policies

Deposit and cancellation policies vary by room type and/or rate selected. Please see policy information on the checkout page.