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The Benjamin

  • 125 E. 50th St. Map It
  • Midtown East
  • Design

Pros

  • Sleep-friendly
  • Great location
  • Gracious staff
  • Kitchenettes in big rooms
  • Pets stay for free

Cons

  • Paid Internet and Wi-Fi
  • Boring views
  • Dull neighborhood after dark

Updated 02/20/2014

Fodor's Review

NYC is often called the City that Never Sleeps, but if a good night's rest is essential for your visit, the Benjamin may be your choice accommodation—with a menu of 12 pillows to choose from (including buckwheat, water, and Swedish memory varieties), white-noise machines, and 500-thread-count sheets, they've got it covered. While awake, you can take advantage of the kitchenettes in some of the rooms, the handy location near Grand Central Terminal, and high-quality service

from a friendly staff. The views, however—of a neighboring hotel—are a bit blah. The National restaurant downstairs serves modern bistro cuisine (and is the hotel's only free Internet option) in an airy setting.

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Hotel Information

Address:

125 E. 50th St., at Lexington Ave., New York, New York, 10022, United States

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Phone:

212-715–2500

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 112 rooms, 97 suites
  • No meals

Updated 02/20/2014

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