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The Benjamin

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125 East 50th Street, New York City, NY 10022-9501
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#131 of 513 hotels in New York City
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Quintessentially New York in the heart of Midtown, The Benjamin was originally designed as a residential-style hotel with wind-swept terraces to entertain. Now an iconic landmark, the hotel still exudes the ambiance of a private club. Elegant room accommodations restyled in partnership with Benjamin Sleep Expert, Dr. Rebecca Robbins, bolster the residential appeal and create an ambiance of relaxed sophistication. Rooms and suites range from deluxe rooms, studios and one-bedroom suites to VIP suites with terraces. The boutique hotel promises to assist guests with thoughtful services and amenities include Les Clefs d'Or Concierge, The National Bar & Dining Rooms by celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, 2,200 square feet of residentially styled event space, The Benjamin's comprehensive sleep program by Dr. Rebecca Robbins, Winks' Kidzzz Club, pet program and Sanatio Spa Japan. Hotel Facilities Fee is $39 plus tax per room per night, complimentary WiFi and $10 daily credit at The National Bar & Dining Rooms.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Babysitting
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Paid wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Classic
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Grade: 100 out of 100
482Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
62Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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roxyeldorado wrote a review Apr 12
Napa, California7 contributions12 helpful votes
Each and every staff member went above and beyond from Merrill, who booked our reservation, to Taju the doorman, to the gentleman at the front desk who gave us a warm welcome and facilitated an early check in after a long red-eye. We stayed here nearly a week and appreciated the location and the spacious rooms. Our suite was well appointed with a lovely terrace. Everything was clean and the bed was super comfortable. The gym was also nice, although due to Covid only 2 people could use it at any one time. The only complaint we had was that the showerhead was placed very low on the wall (maybe 5 feet high) but it wasn't that big a deal, especially because there was plenty of hot water. They did offer daily housekeeping for our room and the house keepers were friendly and helpful. I will definitely book here again when I return to Manhattan.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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LJ Travels wrote a review Mar 2021
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This is a tough review for me to write, because I truly enjoyed the time I stayed at the hotel. However, I will never stay at this hotel again. I tried booking a stay for my brother and his girlfriend- it was same day, but I wanted to pay for their stay as a anniversary present. I know all I typically need to do is fill out a CC Authorization Form. Well, after talking to two people (reservations and front desk), they apparently did not want to take my money. I was told no to booking a hotel room because the CC authorization forms have to be sent in 48 hours in advance. I was told to try booking through an app like "Hotel Tonight" which is a loss in money for the hotel. It was unbelievable- I was trying to book a SUITE and pay the hotel price plus taxes and fees and they wanted to do nothing to help. To be treated like that just leaves a bad taste in the mouth. I understand time in Covid have been stressful for the hospitality industry. This hotel has had great deals going, but I would also imagine that means they need business. So this was very disappointing. I hope the hotel changes this policy so they don't lose out on more business. I fortunately found another great hotel who was able to take my reservation and same day CC Authorization Form.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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dadasexy929 wrote a review Mar 2021
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The location is great. Check-in was fast and easy. Jamie delivered our luggage quick. He is very professional and friendly. Rooms are big and clean. I will come back and stay here again definitely. Thank you... outstanding service!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Jose Urena wrote a review Feb 2021
10 contributions3 helpful votes
This hotel offers good value. But perhaps we expected more. With hotels at historic low prices and occupation due to the covid pandemic, one can choose from a list of many great hotels without remorse. The hotels overall maintanance should be improved. But still, this is a good option, even if there might be better ones at the same current price.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Allie R wrote a review Dec 2020
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We had a wonderful stay at The Benjamin. My family always goes to New York in December to see the city at Christmas. This year was obviously different due to COVID and this was our first stay at The Benjamin which was a spectacular hotel. We stayed in a large suite with a balcony that overlooked the city. It was extremely clean, we felt very safe and the staff couldn’t have made our stay better. Everyone was so friendly and helpful, the location was within walking distance of early everything we wanted to see, and the room was bigger than anything we’ve stayed at in New York before. Absolutely recommend, especially if you’re looking for a safe getaway during COVID.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$222 - $592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityTurtle Bay / Midtown East / Manhattan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
209
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Benjamin
Which popular attractions are close to The Benjamin?
Nearby attractions include St. Patrick's Cathedral (0.3 miles), Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic (0.2 miles), and St. Bartholomew's Church (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Benjamin?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a fitness center.
What food & drink options are available at The Benjamin?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Benjamin?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Benjamin?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spice Symphony, Obao Noodles & Bbq, and Little Collins.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Benjamin?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Benjamin?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Benjamin?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Benjamin offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Benjamin?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum (3.8 miles), World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (3.8 miles), and Hamilton Park (2.6 miles).
Is The Benjamin accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.