The Benjamin Hotel - New York

125 East 50Th St, New York, United States, 10022  show map
 4 stars
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The Benjamin Hotel - New York

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Editorial review:

The Benjamin is a business oriented luxury hotel in a very convenient midtown Manhattan location. There are 115 sleeping rooms and also 94 very spacious suites. The décor is stylish and geared to providing incredible comfort for guests after a difficult and trying day of work. There is an even a choice of pillows to make sure you get a good night’s sleep. If you need some extra help unwinding, be sure to try their wonderful health spa. The staff is cheerful and always attentive to your needs.

Verified Reviews:

  • Bathroom was luxurious - Fabulous view from the balcony - Nice kitchenette
  • Bed was so uncomfortable - Helpful staff - Will definitely stay there again
  • Small kitchen - Peaceful entrance lobby - Rooms are reasonably spacious
  • Centrally located - Flatscreen tv - Linens are luxurious
  • Atmosphere were excellent - They charged for internet - No coffeemaker

Overview

Classical building located on the corner of 50th Street and Lexington Avenue boasts splendid four-star the Benjamin Hotel providing quick and easy access to Fifth Avenue, Grand Central Station, MoMA, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Bloomingdales.

On the premises you will find a wellness spa and modern business center equipped with the last word technology and equipment for up to 200 delegates.

All 209 suites and guests rooms come elegantly decorated with a signature Benjamin bed, luxurious Anichini bedding, work station, 42” HD flat screen TV, kitchen, mini-bar, and sleep menu.

The National restaurant offers main courses featuring international and local delicacies, drink cocktails, tasty coffee and tea.

La Guardia Airport is just 8.7km, Newark Airport 18km, JFK Airport 21km, White Plains Airport 41km and Islip Airport 74km.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   26.  Number of rooms:   209.

Rooms

Superior guest room 22.7sqm has 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, a small kitchen galley with a mini refrigerator, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV, and work desk with a multi-outlet station and high-speed internet access.

Queen deluxe studio 30sqm and deluxe studio 32sqm feature double-paned soundproof windows, two custom-designed Benjamin Bed, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV.

One-bedroom suites 50sqm have either queen or king bed.

One bedroom deluxe suite 51sqm comes with a separate living room with a sleeper sofa, kitchen area with full-sized refrigerator.

VIP suite 147sqm is a two-bedroom suite feature two spacious bedrooms, a dining area, kitchen, two terraces for entertaining with awe-inspiring views of Midtown as the backdrop.

Dining options

Breakfast is served Monday to Sunday 7am to 10am at the National.

The National is a great 125-seat restaurant serving modern bistro menu flavors and local delicacies, traditional and creative drinks open daily from 7am to 1am.

Lunch is offered Monday to Friday 12pm to 3pm, dinner Sunday to Thursday 5.30pm to 10.30pm, brunch Saturday to Sunday 11.30am to 3pm and late night Monday to Sunday 10.30pm till midnight.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The hotel's 200sqm of meeting space will fit you business meetings, conferences, networking receptions, or parties comprising five flexible rooms for up to 80 and 200 participants. Business center has all the modern amenities and facilities like high-speed internet connection, state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment.

Leisure

The Wellness spa on the third floor boasts four intimate treatment rooms featuring treatments with Elemis products and healing spa therapies open Sunday - Saturday from 9am to 9pm.

Additional features

Winks’ Kidzzz Club available to kids ages two to 12 and offers kid-sized robes, use of iPod pillow programmed with lullabies and audio bedtime stories, and lending library of family favorite bedtime books.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at USD 55 per day.

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Massage
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Golf view
  • Interior view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Voice mail
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 am

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

125 East 50Th St, New York, United States, 10022

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City Center
  • New York
    3.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    2300 ft
  • Penn Station
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    400 ft
  • Grand Central – 42nd Street
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
    600 ft
  • The National (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    26
  • Number of rooms:
    209

Rooms and availability

Superior guest room 22.7sqm has 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, a small kitchen galley with a mini refrigerator, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV, and work desk with a multi-outlet station and high-speed internet access.

Queen deluxe studio 30sqm and deluxe studio 32sqm feature double-paned soundproof windows, two custom-designed Benjamin Bed, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV.

One-bedroom suites 50sqm have either queen or king bed.

One bedroom deluxe suite 51sqm comes with a separate living room with a sleeper sofa, kitchen area with full-sized refrigerator.

VIP suite 147sqm is a two-bedroom suite feature two spacious bedrooms, a dining area, kitchen, two terraces for entertaining with awe-inspiring views of Midtown as the backdrop.

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        Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed or 2 King-size beds
        Size: 1615 sq. feet
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                  Deluxe Studio
                  Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed
                  Size: 360 sq. feet
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                      This spacious suite features a separate living room and pull out couch and a fully-equipped kitchen. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests. See Hotel Policies for further details. Please note there is an additional USD 7.50 occupational tax.

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                        Executive Guest Room
                        Bed type: Queen-size bed
                        Size: 270 sq. feet
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                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel The Benjamin Hotel - New York New York location
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                          Hotel Address:

                          125 East 50Th St, New York, United States, 10022

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • New York
                            3.4 mi
                          Airports
                          Train Stations
                          • Grand Central Station
                            2300 ft
                          • Penn Station
                            1.2 mi
                          Underground stations
                          • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
                            400 ft
                          • Grand Central – 42nd Street
                            2300 ft
                          • Bus stop
                            400 ft
                          Restaurants
                          • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
                            600 ft
                          • The National (cuisine: American)
                            100 ft
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-In:
                            from  3 am
                          • Check-Out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2012
                          • Number of floors:
                            26
                          • Number of rooms:
                            209

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                          What's nearby.

                          Among museums around you can visit Jeanie Johnson CO 100m, Architectural League 300m, Dahesh Museum Inc 400m, Sony Wonder Technology Lab 400m, American Friends of Tel Aviv 400m, Museum of Television and Radio 500m, Museum of Modern Art 500m, Art Dealers Assn of America 500m and American Craft Museum 600m.

                          Famous landmarks are Grand Central Station, MoMA, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Bloomingdales and restaurants and shops of the Fifth Avenue.

                          Tourist attractions

                          • Saint Patrick's Cathedral - 1000 ft
                          • Metrazur - 1400 ft
                          • Volatour Inc - 1700 ft

                          Places of interest

                          Shopping areas

                          Museums

                          • Jeanie Johnson CO - 400 ft
                          • Architectural League - 1000 ft
                          • American Friends of Tel Aviv - 1400 ft
                          • Sony Wonder Technology Lab - 1400 ft
                          • Art Dealers Assn of America - 1700 ft
                          • Museum of Television and Radio - 1700 ft

                          Halls

                          • Ywca of the City-New York - 400 ft
                          • American Video.com - 700 ft

                          Universities, Institutes

                          • Saint Bonaventure University - 700 ft
                          • Institute of Allied Medical - 1000 ft
                          • Cornell University - 1400 ft
                          • Gemological Institute-America - 1700 ft

                          Casinos

                          • Harrah's Marketing Svc Corp - 1000 ft
                          • Alpha Hospitality Corp - 1400 ft

                          Underground stations

                          College Campuses

                          Local attractions

                          • Central Park - 5200 ft
                            59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
                          • Time Warner Center - 5100 ft
                            10 Columbus Circle, New York City
                          • Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, LLC_ - 5100 ft
                            147 West 35th Street, Suite 1505, New York City
                          • Museum of Arts and Design - 5100 ft
                            2 Columbus Circle, New York City
                          • Frick Collection - 1.0 mi
                            1 E. 70th St., New York City

                          Near the hotel

                          • Top of the Rock Observation Deck - 2100 ft
                            30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
                          • Seagram Building - 900 ft
                            375 Park Ave., New York City
                          • Paley Park - 1600 ft
                            3 East 53rd Street, New York City
                          • St. Thomas Church - 1700 ft
                            1 West 53rd St, New York City
                          • St. Bartholomew's Church - 400 ft
                            109 E. 50th St., New York City
                          • Austrian Cultural Forum - 1400 ft
                            11 East 52nd Street, New York City
                          • Museum of Modern Art - 2000 ft
                            11 West 53rd Street, New York City

                          Restaurants nearby

                          • Smith & Wollensky - New York City - 600 ft

                            Address: 797 Third Avenue
                            Phone: 212-753-1530

                            60% likes this, based on 709 reviews
                            Price Range: USD 40 - USD 60

                          • Bull & Bear Steakhouse - 300 ft

                            Address: 570 Lexington Avenue
                            Phone: 212-872-1275

                            72% likes this, based on 329 reviews
                            Price Range: USD 25 - USD 75

                          • Starbucks - 100 ft

                            Address: 560 Lexington Ave
                            Phone: (212) 751-2937

                            86% likes this, based on 15 reviews

                          • The National - 100 ft

                            Address: 557 Lexington Ave at 50th Street
                            Phone: 212-715-2400

                            64% likes this, based on 283 reviews
                            Cuisine: American
                            Price Range: USD 20 - USD 40

                          • New York Luncheonette - 200 ft

                            Address: 135 East 50th Street
                            Phone: 212-838-0165

                            63% likes this, based on 193 reviews
                            Cuisine: American

                          Getting there.

                          By New York MTA (Subway) take the 6 train to 51st Street stop and walk one block to the hotel entrance.

                          From LaGuardia Airport (LGA) it will take you 25-30 minutes by taxi or town car service to get to the hotel.

                          From John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport it will take some 30-45 minutes by taxi or town car service.

                          From Newark Liberty International (EWR) Airport it will take 50 – 60 minutes by car or town car service.

                          Getting around.

                          The nearest heliports are New York East 34th St Heliport Airport 1.3km, New York West 30th St Heliport Airport 3km, NYC Central Park Airport 3km, New York East 60th Street H/P Airport 4.9km and New York, NY Downtown Manhattan H/p Airport 6.9km.

                          Valet parking is available on site.

                          Hotel information
                          • Check-In:
                            from  3 am
                          • Check-Out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2012
                          • Number of floors:
                            26
                          • Number of rooms:
                            209
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                          The Benjamin Reviews

                          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Benjamin

                          Average guest rating

                          8.0out of 10
                          Fabulous
                          Based on 351 reviews

                          Rating by category:

                          Rooms
                          8.8
                          Value
                          8.5
                          Service
                          8.4
                          Location
                          9.6

                          Guest reviews

                          • Single
                            5.0

                            It was at a great location and nice room.

                            My husband's past experience with the Benjamin was that it was a great small midtown hotel. He remembered that it had a beautiful lobby, a great and attentive staff and everything was positive in every way. We selected it for my first return to NYC in 13 years - this kind of trip is a great rarity for us. The Benjamin was a huge disappointment. The fact that the hotel was under major construciton was never disclosed - the entire lobby was ripped out - ugly, not at all nice. The concierge and doorman were not always available when needed. The staff failed to give me a wakeup as requested on my departure day making me almost late for my flight. I was very disappointed and will not return. The Benjamin is most definitely off our list of NY hotels. Receiving no warning about the disruptive lobby construction, under the circumstances, made us feel that we were misled about the quality that we could expect. It was a huge disappointment.

                          • Family with children
                            8.8

                            The hotel is superbly located near the 5th ave shops, the subway station and good restaurants. Highly recomended if you like to relax in comfort and luxury for a reasonable rate. The room was huge and thr bathroom also. Great for my older teens who could walk around on their own to Apple or 5th. The staff, concierge are polite and very helpful. Will definitely stay there again !

                            In the room the furniture needs a little updating and sprucing up. And a little more attention to gym hygiene and maintainence. The spa is closed for a while and you should let people knowin advance. Otherwise...superb!

                          • Couple
                            6.6

                            The location is good. 10-15 min. walk to Times Square.

                            The door to the room were only a visual protection. We could easily hear the neighbours chattering and watching TV.

                          • Family with children
                            7.4

                            Great room and location

                            Problems with elevator, room service, television, spa

                          • Family with children
                            6.6

                            location

                            problem with internet and small bathroom in room 2003

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            Location to grand central,rooms were wonderful, beds comfrtable

                          • Group of friends
                            9.2

                            Great idea to have microwaves/refrigerator/silverware in the rooms! I have stayed in many nyc hotels and have not seen this before. Great location, friendly staff!

                            Elevators were kind of slow and often had to wait for them frequently

                          • Family with children
                            8.2

                            Loved the location, very friendly, personal hotel- not complicated!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                          • Single
                            7.4

                            Location. Clean room.

                            This hotel has quite some way to go before becoming a 5-star institution. It's clean but approach to service may use quite some improvement. You won't find a pair of sleepers or a shoeshine cloth when you need them - you have to call the concierge for this. You won't find a list of dialing instructions handy and have to call the concierge again to figure our how to make a call. The list of call rates is right there on the desk though ($15.99 the first minute and about $7.99 each additional for international calls). The concierge will accept a package delivery for you and promise to deliver it to your room but won't until you call her and inquire about your package. Whichever direct dial button on the telephone you use (restaurant, concierge, etc.) it will always take you to the Reception and you'll need to explain which service you tried to reach. The telephones are also pretty old and unpleasant. Pay-TV or music tv won't work when you need it... Thanks, but I'm not longing to return.

                          • Family with children
                            7.4

                            Booked a 1 bedroom suite for a family of 4 and had an extra bed put in living room which worked well

                          • Group of friends
                            9.2

                            I think the price of the hotel was great, especially because of it's location! It also was very beautiful with alot of personality!

                          • Group of friends
                            7.0

                            hotel staff

                            Yes, I didn't like bad bed (sofa bed) it was criminal to sleep there

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            The location is ideal at Lexington and 50th.easy access to Park, shopping, museums, great restaurants, and subway.

                          • Couple
                            8.8

                            Great service, kind people. Good rooms.

                            The elevators where always ocuppied and they did repairs on a Monday morning.

                          • Family with children
                            7.4

                            At "The Benjamin" I was able to run all my errands, shop and eat with no problem. I slept very comfortably, and the hotel staff were very warm and helpful. It will always be my choice in nyc.

                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel The Benjamin Hotel - New York New York location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          125 East 50Th St, New York, United States, 10022

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • New York
                            3.4 mi
                          Airports
                          Train Stations
                          • Grand Central Station
                            2300 ft
                          • Penn Station
                            1.2 mi
                          Underground stations
                          • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
                            400 ft
                          • Grand Central – 42nd Street
                            2300 ft
                          • Bus stop
                            400 ft
                          Restaurants
                          • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
                            600 ft
                          • The National (cuisine: American)
                            100 ft
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-In:
                            from  3 am
                          • Check-Out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2012
                          • Number of floors:
                            26
                          • Number of rooms:
                            209