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The Benjamin Hotel

125 East 50th Street 
New York, NY 10022
USA

Overview

Situated in an ideal midtown Manhattan near Rockefeller Center, MoMA and Fifth Avenue, The Benjamin is one of the most luxurious boutique-style hotels designed by famed architect Emery Roth. The beaux-arts gem promises to help guests be their best with redesigned accommodations by Lauren Rottet and thoughtful wellness services & amenities such as restful solutions by sleep expert, Rebecca Robbins, Winks' Kidzzz Club for families, and SIN Workouts. Room types range from guestrooms with kitchenettes to one-bedroom terrace suites and a premiere suite for honeymoons and entertaining. Noted as “one of the 50 favorite restaurants" by The New York Times, The National by Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian is housed on the first floor and showcases modern bistro cuisine in a chic grand café and in-room dining. Known for coiffing the tresses of celebs, stylist Federico Calce presents Federico Hair & Spa at The Benjamin. A renovated fitness center on the 3rd floor is equipped with Technogym equipment and steam rooms.

Exclusive SmartNights Amenities

  • Full Breakfast for two daily at The National ($50 maximum breakfast credit, per room, per day)
  • $100 Spa credit, per room, per stay
  • Complimentary WiFi
The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in/departure:
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-In
  • Late Check-Out

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 Noon

Accommodations

Number of Rooms: 209

Guest Room

The Benjamin’s luxuriously appointed guest rooms range between 250-275 square feet and were designed to provide a haven conducive for rest & renewal. The guest rooms include black-out shades, the custom-designed Benjamin Bed (queen) including 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, luxury Anichini bedding and restful solution offerings by sleep expert Rebecca Robbins. The rooms also include a small kitchen galley with a mini refrigerator, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV, and a streamline parsons desk including a multi-outlet station and high-speed Internet access. An elegant white marble bathroom offers impeccable lighting with a full-sized electric mirror, a full-sized tub & shower and Elemis bath amenities.

Deluxe Studio Two Queens

Ideal for families or girlfriend getaways, The Benjamin’s luxuriously appointed double bed guest rooms range between 300-350 square feet and were designed to provide a haven conducive for rest & renewal. The guest rooms include black-out shades, the custom-designed Benjamin Bed (queen) including 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, luxury Anichini bedding and restful solution offerings by sleep expert Rebecca Robbins. The rooms also feature a small kitchen galley with a mini refrigerator, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV, and a streamline parsons desk including a multi-outlet station and high-speed Internet access.
 
An elegant white marble bathroom offers impeccable lighting with a full-sized electric mirror, a full-sized tub & shower and Elemis bath amenities.

Deluxe Studio King

The Benjamin’s luxuriously appointed Deluxe Studios range between 325-350 square feet and were designed to provide a haven conducive for rest & renewal. The guest rooms include blackout shades, the custom-designed Benjamin Bed (queen) including 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, luxury Anichini bedding and restful solution offerings by sleep expert Rebecca Robbins. The rooms also feature a small kitchen galley with a mini refrigerator, iPod alarm clock/radio, HD flat-screen TV, and a streamline parsons desk including a multi-outlet station and high-speed Internet access. An elegant white marble bathroom offers impeccable lighting with a full-sized electric mirror, a full-sized tub & shower and Elemis bath amenities.

One-Bedroom Suite

Designed in the fashion of a New York pied-a-terre , the spacious, residentially styled One-Bedroom Suites range between 450-550 square feet and offer the option of a queen or king bed. Able to comfortably accommodate four people, the One-Bedroom Suites offer a separate living room complete with a queen sleeper sofa. A kitchenette area features marble counter tops, tableware for four, SnackBox by Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, and a full-sized stainless steel refrigerator. were designed to provide a haven conducive for rest & renewal. The bedroom is outfitted with black-out shades, the custom-designed Benjamin Bed (queen) including 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, luxury Anichini bedding and restful solution offerings by sleep expert Rebecca Robbins.
 
The suites also feature an iPod alarm clock/radio, 42”HD flat-screen TV, and a streamline parsons desk including a multi-outlet station and high-speed Internet access. An elegant white marble bathroom offers impeccable lighting with a full-sized electric mirror, a full-sized tub & shower and Elemis bath amenities.

Terrace Suite

A truly unique New York experience, The Benjamin’s luxurious residentially-styled Terrace Suites range between 550-820 square feet and feature a private terrace with inspiring views of the Midtown cityscape. Able to comfortably accommodate four people, the Terrace Suites offer a separate living room complete with a queen sleeper sofa. A kitchenette area features marble counter tops, tableware for four, SnackBox by Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, and a full-sized stainless steel refrigerator. The bedroom with king Benjamin bed was designed to provide a haven conducive for rest & renewal and features black-out shades, the custom-designed Benjamin Bed (queen) including 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, luxury Anichini bedding and restful solution offerings by sleep expert Rebecca Robbins.
 
The Terrace Suites also feature an iPod alarm clock/radio, 42”HD flat-screen TV, and a streamline parsons desk including a multi-outlet station and high-speed Internet access. An elegant white marble bathroom offers impeccable lighting with a full-sized electric mirror, a full-sized tub & shower and Elemis bath amenities.

Specialty Suite

Ideal for honeymoons or truly stately urban living, The Benjamin’s premiere 1,620 square-foot Specialty Suite offers two separate terraces, Eastern and Western facing, styled with modern outdoor furnishings. Capable of comfortably accommodating four to six people, the Specialty Suite offers two bedrooms with king Benjamin Beds and a separate living room complete with a queen sleeper sofa. A dining area allows for gracious entertaining. The kitchenette area features marble counter tops, tableware for four, SnackBox by Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, and a full-sized stainless steel refrigerator. The two bedrooms are designed to provide a haven conducive for rest & renewal and features black-out shades, the custom-designed Benjamin Bed (queen) including 500-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, a down duvet, luxury Anichini bedding and restful solution offerings by sleep expert Rebecca Robbins.
 
The Terrace Suites also feature an iPod alarm clock/radio, 42”HD flat-screen TV, and a streamline parsons desk including a multi-outlet station and high-speed Internet access. An elegant white marble bathroom offers impeccable lighting with a full-sized electric mirror, a full-sized tub & shower and Elemis bath amenities.

Guest Services

Concierge

Laundry Service

Multilingual Staff

Valet Service

Facilities

Business Center

Benjamin Private Guest Lounge & Business Center

Fitness Center

High-Speed Internet Access

High-Speed Wi-Fi

Meeting & Conference Facilities

Spa

Federico Hair & Spa

Bar and Restaurant on Site

The National Bar & Dining Rooms

Business Corner

Guest Lounge / Business Services

Executive Lounge

Fitness Classes

Fitness Center

Living Areas

Living area in suite

Lobby Lounge

Lobby

Massage Rooms

Meeting Room

Meeting Rooms

meeting room

Nail Salon

Non-Smoking Rooms and Suites

Outdoor Terrace

terrace

Parking

Private Dining Facilities

Private Dining

Private Meeting Facilities

Restaurant

The National Bar & Dining Rooms

Spa Treatment In Room

Special Access Rooms

Valet Parking

DINING

The National Bar & Dining Room

Noted as “one of 50 favorite restaurants” by The New York Times, The National by Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian brings true all-occasion dining to New York City’s Midtown at The Benjamin. The experience is inspired by the grand cafés of Europe and by classic American dining rooms. With a welcoming yet refined interior design by the Rockwell Group, bustling atmosphere, and intuitive service, The National offers a modern bistro menu with signature dishes and culinary–driven cocktails. Paul Corsentino, who also appears as Zakarian’s Sous Chef on Food Network’s Iron Chef America, serves as Executive Chef for the restaurant.
 
  • Breakfast: Monday to Sunday 7 AM-10:30 AM
  • Lunch: Monday to Friday 12 PM-3:00 PM
  • Dinner: Sunday to Thursday 5:30 PM-10:30 PM
  • Brunch: Saturday to Sunday 11:30 AM-3 PM
  • Late Night: Monday to Sunday 10:30 PM – MIDNIGHT

Attractions

Map / Location

[ Print Directions ]

From LGA LaGuardia International Airport - (9.1 miles – 16 minutes – 70 minutes in traffic)
 
From the airport exit, take Grand Central Parkway W to Triborough Bridge (toll). Cross bridge and take the FDR Dr S to 49th Street exit. Continue on 49th Street, turn right onto Park Avenue, then right again onto 50th Street. The hotel is on 50th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues on the left.
 
From JFK Airport – (16.8 miles – 25 minutes – 1 hour 40 minutes in traffic)
 
Van Wyck Expressway North to long Island Expressway west. Follow signs to Queens/Midtown Tunnel, through tunnel bear right on to 3rd avenue up third avenue. Left onto 51st street, next corner make left onto Lexington avenue, next corner make a left onto 50th street. The Affinia 50 is on the corner of 3rd avenue, BN on Lexington.
 
From Newark Airport – 20.3 miles – 35 minutes – 1 hour 20 minutes in traffic)
 
New Jersey Turnpike North to exit 16E Lincoln Tunnel. Go through the Tunnel, upon exiting the Tunnel the road will split. Bear to your left, go up 1 very short block to 40th street, make a right onto 40th street follow 40th to 8th avenue, left onto 8th avenue, go up to 50th street. Right onto 50th street. Come across 7 large blocks, when you cross Lexington avenue the Affinia 50 is on the corner of 3rd avenue, the BN on Lexington.
 
From Philadelphia or South Jersey
 
Take New Jersey Turnpike North to exit 16E Lincoln Tunnel, pay toll and follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel. On Manhattan side road will fork suddenly. Take left fork, go up 3 blocks to 42nd street, once on 42nd street, make a right (heading east), till you reach 6th Ave. On 6th avenue. Make a left till you reach 50th street, on 50th make a right. Continue on 50th street till you reach Lexington avenue. A50 on 3rd Ave, The BN on 3rd Ave.

Nearby airports: New York City - La Guardia (LGA)
Distance: 9.1 Miles

[ Print Directions ]

From LGA LaGuardia International Airport - (9.1 miles – 16 minutes – 70 minutes in traffic)
 
From the airport exit, take Grand Central Parkway W to Triborough Bridge (toll). Cross bridge and take the FDR Dr S to 49th Street exit. Continue on 49th Street, turn right onto Park Avenue, then right again onto 50th Street. The hotel is on 50th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues on the left.
 
From JFK Airport – (16.8 miles – 25 minutes – 1 hour 40 minutes in traffic)
 
Van Wyck Expressway North to long Island Expressway west. Follow signs to Queens/Midtown Tunnel, through tunnel bear right on to 3rd avenue up third avenue. Left onto 51st street, next corner make left onto Lexington avenue, next corner make a left onto 50th street. The Affinia 50 is on the corner of 3rd avenue, BN on Lexington.
 
From Newark Airport – 20.3 miles – 35 minutes – 1 hour 20 minutes in traffic)
 
New Jersey Turnpike North to exit 16E Lincoln Tunnel. Go through the Tunnel, upon exiting the Tunnel the road will split. Bear to your left, go up 1 very short block to 40th street, make a right onto 40th street follow 40th to 8th avenue, left onto 8th avenue, go up to 50th street. Right onto 50th street. Come across 7 large blocks, when you cross Lexington avenue the Affinia 50 is on the corner of 3rd avenue, the BN on Lexington.
 
From Philadelphia or South Jersey
 
Take New Jersey Turnpike North to exit 16E Lincoln Tunnel, pay toll and follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel. On Manhattan side road will fork suddenly. Take left fork, go up 3 blocks to 42nd street, once on 42nd street, make a right (heading east), till you reach 6th Ave. On 6th avenue. Make a left till you reach 50th street, on 50th make a right. Continue on 50th street till you reach Lexington avenue. A50 on 3rd Ave, The BN on 3rd Ave.

Nearby airports: New York City - Kennedy (JFK)
Distance: 16. 8 Miles

[ Print Directions ]

From LGA LaGuardia International Airport - (9.1 miles – 16 minutes – 70 minutes in traffic)
 
From the airport exit, take Grand Central Parkway W to Triborough Bridge (toll). Cross bridge and take the FDR Dr S to 49th Street exit. Continue on 49th Street, turn right onto Park Avenue, then right again onto 50th Street. The hotel is on 50th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues on the left.
 
From JFK Airport – (16.8 miles – 25 minutes – 1 hour 40 minutes in traffic)
 
Van Wyck Expressway North to long Island Expressway west. Follow signs to Queens/Midtown Tunnel, through tunnel bear right on to 3rd avenue up third avenue. Left onto 51st street, next corner make left onto Lexington avenue, next corner make a left onto 50th street. The Affinia 50 is on the corner of 3rd avenue, BN on Lexington.
 
From Newark Airport – 20.3 miles – 35 minutes – 1 hour 20 minutes in traffic)
 
New Jersey Turnpike North to exit 16E Lincoln Tunnel. Go through the Tunnel, upon exiting the Tunnel the road will split. Bear to your left, go up 1 very short block to 40th street, make a right onto 40th street follow 40th to 8th avenue, left onto 8th avenue, go up to 50th street. Right onto 50th street. Come across 7 large blocks, when you cross Lexington avenue the Affinia 50 is on the corner of 3rd avenue, the BN on Lexington.
 
From Philadelphia or South Jersey
 
Take New Jersey Turnpike North to exit 16E Lincoln Tunnel, pay toll and follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel. On Manhattan side road will fork suddenly. Take left fork, go up 3 blocks to 42nd street, once on 42nd street, make a right (heading east), till you reach 6th Ave. On 6th avenue. Make a left till you reach 50th street, on 50th make a right. Continue on 50th street till you reach Lexington avenue. A50 on 3rd Ave, The BN on 3rd Ave.

Nearby airports: Newark (EWR)
Distance: 20.3 Miles