The Benjamin Hotel - New York

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

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 70 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool
Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Steam room

Spa & wellness center

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

The 4-star The Benjamin Hotel is situated a mere 1.6 km away from Strawberry Fields, Central Park and Shubert Theatre. Built in 1927, the comfortable hotel was renovated in 2012.

Located in a shopping area close to Lexington Avenue/59th Street subway station as well as a cathedral, a theater and a museum in New York. The city center lies within 6 km from the venue.

Shoppers will appreciate shopping centers and boutiques at a short distance from the hotel.

The hotel enjoys an ideal location within 10 minutes' drive from La Guardia airport.

Rooms

A captivating view over the river welcomes guests to deluxe queen studio, upper floors suite and one-bedroom triple room with luxurious décor. Some rooms feature views over the East River . Room facilities include a small fridge, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers as well as hypo-allergenic pillows, a pillow-top mattress and feather pillows.

Eat & Drink

The property offers a signature restaurant serving French cuisine. There is an onsite National bar to relax in. Smith & Wollensky and Lexington Avenue Grill are located within 100 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Corporate travelers are free to use a business centre, a conference room and a photocopier offered on site.

Relax

The Benjamin Hotel provides cribs and a pool for children. Active guests will benefit from a gym and a fitness center available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 70 per day.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Interior view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

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

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • New York
    5.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    100 m
  • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
    160 m
  • The National (cuisine: American)
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    26
  • Number of rooms:
    209

Rooms and availability

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Standard Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
Size: 11 m²
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    Studio Suite
    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
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    Suite|Studio Suite with Two Queen Beds - Double

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      One-Bedroom King Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
      Size: 150 m²
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      • Private bathroom
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      One Bedroom Suites offer plenty of space and are designed for a good nights rest. Suites feature double-paned soundproofed windows - a custom-designed king size Benjamin Bed with 500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets - a down duvet - luxury Anichini bedding and a pillow menu with 12 choices. These suites are equipped with a sofa bed. Views are of the city or the hotels interior. Also included is a small kitchen galley with a small refrigerator and ice machine. Stay connected with high-speed broadband and wireless Internet access and an executive work desk with ergonomic chair. Other amenities include a marble bathroom - coffee and tea maker - iPod dock - LCD widescreen TV with cable and premium channels - mini-bar and a personal safe large enough for a notebook PC. All suites are non-smoking. Maximum occupancy is 4 persons using 1 rollaway bed on request. Connecting rooms are not available for this room type.

      Room facilities
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        Queen Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed
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        Luxuriously appointed Guest Rooms are designed for a good nights rest. Rooms feature double-paned soundproofed windows - a custom-designed queen size Benjamin Bed with 500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets - a down duvet - luxury Anichini bedding and a pillow menu with 12 choices. These rooms also include a small kitchen galley with a small refrigerator and ice machine. Stay connected with high-speed broadband and wireless Internet access and an executive work desk with ergonomic chair. Other amenities include a marble bathroom - coffee and tea maker - iPod dock - LCD widescreen TV with cable and premium channels - mini-bar and a personal safe large enough for a notebook PC. All rooms are non-smoking. Maximum occupancy is 2 persons - rollaway bed is not permitted. Connecting rooms are available on request.

        Room facilities
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          Queen Studio
          Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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          Suite|Studio Suite with Two Queen Beds - Double

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            The Benjamin photos Room Suite Kitchenette
            One-Bedroom Queen Suite
            Bed type: Queen-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
            Size: 51 m²
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            Suite|SUITE TWO QUEEN BEDS

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              One-Bedroom Triple Room
              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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              Standard|TRIPLE STANDARD

              Room facilities
                Wheelchair Accessible Room
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                One-Bedroom Suite
                Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed or 2 King-size beds
                Size: 150 m²
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                Suite|One Bedroom Suite - 1 King

                Room facilities
                  Upper Floors Suite
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                    One-Bedroom Quadruple Room
                    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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                    Suite|QUADRUPLE 1 BEDROOM-SUITE

                    Family Studio Suite
                    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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                    Suite|Studio Suite with Two Queen Beds - Double (Family Plan)

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                    Family Queen Studio
                    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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                    Suite|Studio Suite with Two Queen Beds - Double (Family Plan)

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                      Family One-Bedroom Suite
                      Bed type: Double bed
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                      Suite|One-Bedroom Suite - Double (Family Plan)

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                      Superior Double Room
                      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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                      Superior|Superior 1 Queen Bed - Double (Family Plan)

                      Room facilities
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                        Superior Queen Room
                        Bed type: Queen-size bed
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                        Superior|Superior 1 Queen Bed - Double (Family Plan)

                        Room facilities
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                          Deluxe Room
                          Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed
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                          Deluxe|Deluxe

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                          Deluxe Studio
                          Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
                          Size: 33 m²
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                          Deluxe|Deluxe Studio - 2 Queens

                          Room facilities
                            Deluxe King Suite
                            Bed type: King-size bed
                            Size: 30 m²
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                            Deluxe Queen Studio
                            Bed type: Queen-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
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                            Luxuriously appointed Deluxe Studios offer more space and are designed for a good nights rest. Studios feature double-paned soundproofed windows - two custom-designed queen size Benjamin Beds with 500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets - down duvets - luxury Anichini bedding and a pillow menu with 12 choices. Views are of the city or the hotels interior. Deluxe Studios also include a small kitchen galley with a small refrigerator and ice machine. Stay connected with high-speed broadband and wireless Internet access and an executive work desk with ergonomic chair. Other amenities include a marble bathroom - coffee and tea maker - iPod dock - LCD widescreen TV with cable and premium channels - mini-bar and a personal safe large enough for a notebook PC. All rooms are non-smoking. Maximum occupancy is 4 persons - rollaway bed is not permitted. Connecting rooms are not available for this room type.

                            Room facilities
                              The Benjamin photos Room
                              Deluxe King Studio
                              Bed type: 1 Single bed or King-size bed
                              Size: 30 m²
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                              Deluxe|STUDIO DELUXE KING BED

                              Room facilities
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                                Deluxe Triple Room
                                Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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                                  Deluxe Suite
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                                  The Benjamin photos Room Guest Room
                                  Executive Guest Room
                                  Bed type: Queen-size bed
                                  Size: 25 m²
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                                    Luxury Studio
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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 Street, New York, United States, 10022

                                    Get directions
                                    City Center
                                    • New York
                                      5.5 km
                                    Airports
                                    Train Stations
                                    • Grand Central Station
                                      700 m
                                    Underground stations
                                    • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
                                      100 m
                                    • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
                                      100 m
                                    • Bus stop
                                      100 m
                                    Restaurants
                                    • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
                                      160 m
                                    • The National (cuisine: American)
                                      20 m
                                    Hotel information
                                    • Check-in:
                                      from  3 pm
                                    • Check-out:
                                      until  11 am
                                    • Year renovated:
                                      2012
                                    • Number of floors:
                                      26
                                    • Number of rooms:
                                      209

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                                    What's nearby

                                    Tourist attractions

                                    • Saint Patrick's Cathedral - 300 m
                                    • Metrazur - 400 m
                                    • Volatour Inc - 500 m

                                    Popular areas

                                    Places of interest

                                    Shopping areas

                                    Museums

                                    • Jeanie Johnson CO - 100 m
                                    • Architectural League - 300 m
                                    • American Friends of Tel Aviv - 400 m
                                    • Sony Wonder Technology Lab - 400 m
                                    • Museum of Television and Radio - 500 m

                                    Halls

                                    • Ywca of the City-New York - 100 m
                                    • American Video.com - 200 m

                                    Universities, Institutes

                                    • Saint Bonaventure University - 200 m
                                    • Institute of Allied Medical - 300 m
                                    • Cornell University - 400 m
                                    • Gemological Institute-America - 500 m

                                    Casinos

                                    • Harrah's Marketing Svc Corp - 300 m
                                    • Alpha Hospitality Corp - 400 m

                                    Underground stations

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                                    Local attractions

                                    • Central Park - 1.6 km
                                      59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
                                    • Time Warner Center - 1.5 km
                                      10 Columbus Circle, New York City
                                    • Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, LLC_ - 1.6 km
                                      147 West 35th Street, Suite 1505, New York City
                                    • Museum of Arts and Design - 1.5 km
                                      2 Columbus Circle, New York City
                                    • Frick Collection - 1.7 km
                                      1 E. 70th St., New York City

                                    Near the hotel

                                    • Top of the Rock Observation Deck - 620 m
                                      30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
                                    • Seagram Building - 260 m
                                      375 Park Ave., New York City
                                    • Paley Park - 480 m
                                      3 East 53rd Street, New York City
                                    • St. Thomas Church - 490 m
                                      1 West 53rd St, New York City
                                    • St. Bartholomew's Church - 100 m
                                      109 E. 50th St., New York City
                                    • Austrian Cultural Forum - 420 m
                                      11 East 52nd Street, New York City
                                    • Museum of Modern Art - 590 m
                                      11 West 53rd Street, New York City

                                    Restaurants nearby

                                    • Smith & Wollensky - New York City - 160 m

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

                                      60% likes this, based on 709 reviews
                                      Price Range: CAD 49 - CAD 74

                                    • Bull & Bear Steakhouse - 70 m

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

                                      72% likes this, based on 329 reviews
                                      Price Range: CAD 31 - CAD 93

                                    • Starbucks - 20 m

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

                                      86% likes this, based on 15 reviews

                                    • The National - 20 m

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

                                      64% likes this, based on 283 reviews
                                      Cuisine: American
                                      Price Range: CAD 24 - CAD 49

                                    • New York Luncheonette - 40 m

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

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

                                    Hotel information
                                    • Check-in:
                                      from  3 pm
                                    • Check-out:
                                      until  11 am
                                    • 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 Street, New York, United States, 10022

                                    Get directions
                                    City Center
                                    • New York
                                      5.5 km
                                    Airports
                                    Train Stations
                                    • Grand Central Station
                                      700 m
                                    Underground stations
                                    • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
                                      100 m
                                    • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
                                      100 m
                                    • Bus stop
                                      100 m
                                    Restaurants
                                    • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
                                      160 m
                                    • The National (cuisine: American)
                                      20 m
                                    Hotel information
                                    • Check-in:
                                      from  3 pm
                                    • Check-out:
                                      until  11 am
                                    • Year renovated:
                                      2012
                                    • Number of floors:
                                      26
                                    • Number of rooms:
                                      209