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The Benjamin

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125 East 50th Street, at Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY 10022
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New Rochelle, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Benjamin is an asset to the hotel industry in NYC. The staff's attention to detail and thoughtful efforts to acknowledge a special occasion made me feel as if I were a VIP. The Midtown East location is wonderfully convenient and the rooms are very modern and spacious. We enjoyed having a kitchenette. Highly recommend!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I only 2 nights but they were great nights , love this place definitely coming back. Hands down this hotel is one of the best boutique hotels in the city, not only because of the National which is a great Geoffrey Zakarian restaurant but for the Hotel staff that go out of their way above and beyond to make your... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose the Benjamin after pouring through many other hotel options in Manhattan. The price, location, and atmosphere sold us on the Benjamin and we were not disappointed. Prior to our trip we mentioned that we were celebrating our 10 year wedding anniversary and they not only provided a fantastic wine and cheese spread, but upgraded us from a studio... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked the Benjamin Suite and connecting Terrace Suite on a Sunday night for Super Bowl 50. The hotel was extremely accommodating from the start and showed a genuine interest in my plans and how they could help. Albona made my reservations quickly and passed my information on to the right people. They also sent up a wonderful bottle of... More 

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SteveSasso, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Dear nicole g, Thank you for posting a review from your experience in our signature suite on Trip Advisor. The Benjamin Suite is a 1,620 square foot pied-à-terre was designed and curated by design giant Lauren Rottet of Rottet Studio. Situated on the 22nd floor overlooking the thriving epicenter of bustling Midtown Manhattan, the space references the Art Deco era... More 

Nassau, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful experience at The Benjamin! It is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan, within walking distance of Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick's Cathedral, 5th Avenue shops, American Girl Store, Times Square, etc. Manhattan is set up like a grid, so it's "walkable". Just keep in mind that city blocks are long, but there is so much to see that... More 

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SteveSasso, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Dear MsKalomi, Thank you for taking the time to post a detailed review from your family’s recent stay at The Benjamin. It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed your experience and all of The Benjamin has to offer. From our spacious suites to the award winning National Bar and Dining Rooms by Iron chef Geoffrey Zakarian all of our... More 

Deerfield, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I wanted a boutique hotel close to theatre but not amidst the chaos of Times Square. I got a little gem with impeccable service-- from check in to concierge to the doorman to Room Service to housekeeping. The housekeeping team deserves a special shout out. When I returned to the room after a day on the run sight- seeing, I... More 

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SteveSasso, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Dear Wendy R, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. At The Benjamin, all of our services and amenities are designed to maximize our guests’ experience, but perhaps the best amenity we have is our staff. It is wonderful to read your comments regarding your earrings. This is a small detail but something that our staff does each... More 

Hampton, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've just had the pleasure of staying in the Benjamin Suite Hotel for 10 nights. The only negative I cam mention is the extortionate charge for wifi access, which I thought was nearly a given these days. The rest is great - everyone I met who worked in the hotel made me feel they wanted to make my stay great.... More 

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SteveSasso, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Dear Hampt0n, Thank you posting a review from your 10 night stay at The Benjamin on Trip Advisor. From our spacious suites to the winning National Bar and Dining Rooms by Iron chef Geoffrey Zakarian all of our amenities and services are designed to create the very best experience for our guests. I am thrilled that the comfort of your... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To say that this is our home away from home in NYC is an understatement. After falling in love with in on our visit last year in Feb 2015, it was the automatic choice for our second visit to NYC in 12 months. I would recommend this hotel for both business and leisure travel. I had written to management a... More 

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SteveSasso, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Dear Paul J, Thank you for the thoughtful and detailed review from your recent experience at The Benjamin. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us again and it is wonderful to read your comments. I am sure the Trip Advisor community will find your review helpful when researching hotels in New York. From our spacious suites to... More 

Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every room in this boutique hotel has a small kitchen and all the amenities you would want in a hotel room. The bathrooms are really small but more than adequate. Staff is exceptional and their National Restaurant is usually filled with locals. Prices are fair, not outrageous and if you don't want to eat there, you can go next door... More 

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SteveSasso, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Dear Safarisbysylvia, Thank you for the review from your recent stay at The Benjamin. At The Benjamin, all of our rooms have a kitchenette and we offer different room category options with various layouts all designed to meet the specific needs of our guests. Our standard rooms start at over 250 square feet which is larger than your typical New... More 

Kensington, Maryland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment I walked into the hotel until check out I noticed the wonderful attitiudes of each staff member that I dealt with. They made every effort to ensure our stay was pleasant and memorable. I would like to mention Albona in the Executive office who was so wonderful to work with regarding room arrangements and some details of... More 

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SteveSasso, General Manager at The Benjamin, responded to this review

Dear melanie a, Thank you for posting a review from your stay at The Benjamin. It am delighted to hear that our Executive Office Manager, Albona was able to set positive start to your experience even before arriving. We are glad you reached out to her prior to booking your group as the more we know about our guests the... More 

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