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The Benjamin

4.5 of 5 125 East 50th Street, at Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY 10022
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is always a gamble when you select a hotel in a city you don't know. We selected the Benjamin because its description implied 'comfortable with some character' and this proved 'spot on'. The Benjamin is in a perfect Midtown location; away from the frenetic Times Square but with enough going on to feel lively and with good access to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay in a Terrace suite. It was very comfortable and had plenty of room for 3 adults. We had a room overlooking 55th Avenue so not the greatest view but that is the smallest criticism. Even the sofa bed was comfy. Great location - lots of nice restaurants on 3rd Avenue. Staff were very polite and helpful.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Benjamin the weekend of Sept 12th. It was my daughter's first trip to NYC and i must send out a BIG THANK YOU to the Benjamin for making it such a wonderful experience. We were greeted by warm and friendly staff. The room was clean and provided a spectacular view. The beds are very comfortable and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Benjamin is a great hotel experience and value in NYC. The location, rooms, and bar are first rate, but the service is second to none. Kudos to all of the staff for making the Benjamin so special.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was my second time staying at The Benjamin. The location is convenient and very warm and comfortable feeling in hotel. Rooms are comfortable and spacious. Service is great, all very lovely and willing to help 24/7. Would definitely recommend this hotel!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the 2nd time that we stayed in the Benjamin hotel-since last year-and fortunately this time everything was almost perfect.We have booked a terrace suite and stayed fhere for 11 nights.The suite had 2 terraces on the 24th floor,which we have enjoyed due to the perfect weather.This time the airconditions were not noisy and generally the suite was very... More

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in an extremely convenient location while still being quiet enough to allow comfortable sleep. My suite was larger than most NYC one bedrooms (2 walk in closets) and so well appointed I wanted to move in. The staff was lovely and helpful and I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in my very first time in NYC. It was the cutest boutique hotel I have ever seen. The rooms were so comfy, the breakfast was divine and the location superb!! A very recommended stay to any tourist!

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a good location and the rooms were large for NYC standards. But we found a large life cockroach running across the room and one of the folded towels in the bathroom was dirty and had obviously being used. When I told the gentleman working at the front desk that we had just killed a large cockroach... More

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

Dear Donna M, Thank you for sharing a review on TripAdvisor. Feedback from our guests is so important us and it is the reason why we know we can establish such a genuine connection with our guests. I am dismayed that you experienced some things that are completely uncharacteristic of the positive experience you can always expect from us. I... More

Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I and my two grandsons 7 and spent 3 wonderful days in the family friendly midtown hotel. Friendly and helpful staff. Service was superb! Location was the best. Close to everything! Restaurants, shopping, NBC Today Show!

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Address: 125 East 50th Street, at Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY 10022
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Benjamin 4.5*
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