The Benjamin

Midtown, New York

The hotel

Thanks to a multi-million dollar makeover The Benjamin Hotel in Midtown Manhattan is looking hotter than ever and if you want to dive into a world of boutique luxury then right here is where you rip off the covers and get involved. Although the designs and modern touches are bang-up-to-date the level of customer commitment goes way back with pretty much 24-hr everything ranging from the front desk to the fitness room to the in-room spa and beauty services. The gourmet snack boxes alone will have you hungry for more and if you want a real taste of classic New York City style then check out The National Bar & Dining Rooms that's got grand café chic down to a tea. As The Benjamin Hotel stretches to almost 30 storeys there's no chance of getting lost in the city and as major attractions, such as the MET, the Empire State Building and Madison Avenue, are all just a few blocks away this is an excellent base to experience the best of the Big Apple. Finally, guest rooms have every box ticked with kitchenettes and mini-fridges ensuring you can definitely have your cake and eat it.

Amenities

  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Close to City Centre
  • Restaurant

Where is it

Situated on the corner of East 50th Street and Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan; close to Fifth Avenue, Grand Central Terminal, the Rockefeller Centre and Bloomingdales. Transfer time from John F. Kennedy International Airport: 40 minutes.

Hotel information

209 guest rooms and suites. All with air-conditioning, 42” HD flat-screen cable TV, iPod alarm clock, kitchenette, mini-fridge, bathrobes, WiFi access*. Guest Rooms are 250–275 sq ft and have 1 queen-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Deluxe Studios are 300–350 sq ft, and have 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

One Bedroom Suites are 450–550 sq ft with a separate living area with 1 queen-size sleeper sofa, and 1 queen-size or 1 king-size bed in the bedroom, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

The National Bar & Dining Rooms (classic NYC bistro dishes served for breakfast, lunch and dinner). In-room dining* from the National menu (6:00am – midnight) including Bedtime Bites (selected midnight snacks from the National). Winks’ Kidzzz Club. 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness room and steam room. 24-hour in-room hair and beauty services* by Federico. Business centre. Laundry/dry-cleaning services*. 24/7 reception team, concierge and shoe shine services. Complimentary WiFi in public areas.

One person must be aged 21 years and over in each room at check-in.

*Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

  • Excellent (2029)
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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Very Clean and Wonderful Staff

Dec 20, 2020 Allie R

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… Read more
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. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great suites; horrible front desk and customer service

Dec 1, 2020 benjamin_milel2019

After a nice stay for work, I had to extend my stay an extra day and the front desk not only lied and charged my card nearly twice what I was quoted (they never sent me a bill and had to ask for it multiple times from very rude front desk long after my stay to figure out why the extra night came to well over $600.) I was also charged for smoking… Read more
After a nice stay for work, I had to extend my stay an extra day and the front desk not only lied and charged my card nearly twice what I was quoted (they never sent me a bill and had to ask for it multiple times from very rude front desk long after my stay to figure out why the extra night came to well over $600.) I was also charged for smoking in the room. I didn’t but the hallway reeked of cannabis; my company Ate the charge but the $200 extra per night I was charged— plus the exceedingly rude and unhelpful front desk and customer service—-MEANS THAT I WILL NEVER STAY HERE AGAIN! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Perfect Service, clean rooms and ideal location

Oct 29, 2020 PpEARLl New York City, New York

The team exceeded my expectation during our stay. Service was consistent, Courteous and consistent. The rooms were clean and the bathroom and kitchenette were well stocked so we didn't need to for anything. A great thanks to Merrill, Katya, Trang and Jerry who made our stay very special.
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Oct 22, 2020 michaelaA1594ZX

Great stay on our first visit the front desk and Jamie the bellman did a GREAT job. The location was excellent and we upgraded to a suite for $15. We were close to shopping. The hotel went out of there way to make use feel welcome. Very close to second and third avenue shops and places to enjoy a cocktail or fine food.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great Hotel and Excellent Staff and Service

Sep 18, 2020 X5183YIjeffm Evergreen, Colorado

We just stayed here in Sept 2020 and it was SAFE and CLEAN!!! The staff here went above and beyond to accomodate me and my family. Rooms are clean, fitness center has newer top of the line equipment, and when ever we needed anything, extra coffee packets for the coffee maker, extra blankets, towels, etc.etc they were quick to respond. Thanks… Read more
We just stayed here in Sept 2020 and it was SAFE and CLEAN!!! The staff here went above and beyond to accomodate me and my family. Rooms are clean, fitness center has newer top of the line equipment, and when ever we needed anything, extra coffee packets for the coffee maker, extra blankets, towels, etc.etc they were quick to respond. Thanks Benjamin Hotel, We will be back. Read less