The Benjamin Hotel - New York

125 East 50Th Street, New York, United States, 10022  show map
 4 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

The Benjamin Hotel - New York

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 70 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool
Spa and relaxation

Steam bath

Reflex massage

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 upper floors suite, one-bedroom triple room and one-bedroom quadruple room with luxurious décor. Some rooms feature views over the East River . Room facilities include coffee/tea makers, a toaster and a microwave 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 center, laptops and a conference room offered on site.

Relax

The property awaits guests with a wellness center and a sauna. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness centre.

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.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

In general

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 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

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

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 available
  • Babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

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

Room 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

Self-catering

  • 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 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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

Rooms and availability

The Benjamin photos Exterior Hotel information
Guest Room
Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed or 1 Single bed
Check Prices
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
— Less information+ More information

Standard|Guest Room - 1 Queen Bed

Room facilities
    The Benjamin photos Room
    Studio Suite
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Queen-size beds or 1 Single bed
    Check Prices
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
    — Less information+ More information

    Suite|Studio Suite - Double

    Room facilities
      The Benjamin photos Room
      One-Bedroom Triple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
      Check Prices
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
      — Less information+ More information

      Triple room

      Room facilities
        The Benjamin photos Room
        One-Bedroom Suite
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed or 2 King-size beds
        Size: 150 m²
        Check Prices
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
        — Less information+ More information

        Suite|ONE BEDROOM SUITE

        Room facilities
          Upper Floors Suite
          Check Prices
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
          — Less information+ More information
          Room facilities
            The Benjamin photos Room
            One-Bedroom Quadruple Room
            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
            Check Prices
            • Air conditioning
            • Shower
            — Less information+ More information
            Room facilities
              The Benjamin photos Exterior Hotel information
              Family Studio Suite
              Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
              Check Prices
              • Air conditioning
              • Shower
              — Less information+ More information
              Room facilities
                The Benjamin photos Room
                Family One-Bedroom Suite
                Bed type: Double bed
                Check Prices
                — Less information+ More information
                The Benjamin photos Room
                Superior Double Room
                Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed or 1 Single bed
                Check Prices
                • Air conditioning
                • Shower
                — Less information+ More information

                Double room

                Room facilities
                  The Benjamin photos Room
                  Deluxe Room
                  Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
                  Check Prices
                  • Bathtub
                  — Less information+ More information
                  Room facilities
                    The Benjamin photos Room
                    Deluxe Studio
                    Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed
                    Size: 33 m²
                    Check Prices
                    • Air conditioning
                    • Shower
                    — Less information+ More information

                    Suite|Deluxe Studio Suite

                    Room facilities
                      The Benjamin photos Room Guest Room
                      Executive Guest Room
                      Bed type: Queen-size bed
                      Size: 25 m²
                      Check Prices
                      • Air conditioning
                      • Shower
                      — Less information+ More information
                      Room facilities

                        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

                        The Benjamin Location

                        Legend
                        • Current hotel
                        • Hotels nearby
                        • Other hotels
                        • Airports
                        • Underground stations
                        • Train stations
                        • Parks
                        • Tourist attractions
                        • Museums
                        • Convention centers
                        • Stadiums
                        • Food and meals
                        • General

                        Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

                        Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

                        Route Planner
                        Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

                        What's nearby

                        Tourist attractions

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

                        Places of interest

                        Convention centers

                        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

                        College Campuses

                        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 53 - CAD 80

                        • Bull & Bear Steakhouse - 70 m

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

                          72% likes this, based on 329 reviews
                          Price Range: CAD 33 - CAD 100

                        • 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 26 - CAD 53

                        • 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
                        Hotels nearby
                        W New York Hotel
                        4 stars
                        0.1 km

                        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