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Check-in: 4:00 PM|Checkout: 11:00 AM

Situated on the corner of 50th and Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, The Benjamin Royal Sonesta New York is conveniently located close to world-renowned luxury brands along Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

The Benjamin Royal Sonesta exudes old-world Manhattan with its classic décor, intimate boutique setting, oversized rooms, and luxury suites, providing a sense of sophisticated glamour in New York City.

Choose from our selection of luxury hotel guest rooms and suites, including one-bedroom suites with kitchens and balcony suites with inspiring views of Midtown Manhattan. 

Long Live the Guest at the Royal Sonesta. 

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Romantic Getaway

Romantic Getaway

Surprise your partner with a romantic luxury getaway in NYC at The Benjamin Royal Sonesta. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline and stay close to NYC’s iconic landmarks.

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Extended Stays

Discover luxury rooms and suites with kitchens and convenient amenities, ideal for homelike stays.


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Sonesta Slumber

Sonesta Slumber

We’ve partnered with sleep expert Dr. Rebecca Robbins to create a package of tips and treats for a better rest.

Retail Therapy

Retail Therapy

Lavish in luxury with the ultimate retail therapy trip including a luxury stay, shopping spree gift card, and beauty services at Nordstrom.

Night on Us

Night on Us

Stay with us for three nights and receive a complimentary fourth night on us.

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Manhattan’s Landmark Hotel. Classically Now. Classically NY.

Established in 1927 as the Beverly Hotel, The Benjamin Royal Sonesta’s Neo-Romanesque edifice is considered to be one of the most recognized works by famed architect Emery Roth. The edifice even inspired legendary artist Georgia O’Keeffe who chose it as the subject of her piece “New York—Night.”

Originally designed as an apartment hotel with wind-swept terraces to entertain, The Benjamin Royal Sonesta now boasts a distinctly residential feel with artistic elements throughout, inspiring guests to consider it more of a personal pied-à-terre than a hotel.

Our boutique hotel features 209 rooms and suites, including 50 studios and 98 one-bedroom suites.

The Benjamin Royal Sonesta has been awarded the honor of NYC Landmark status. Recognized as one of the premiere hotels built in the 1920s, The Benjamin represents the early evolution of skyscraper design in New York City. The hotel’s special character and special historical aesthetic have contributed to its value as part of the development, heritage, and cultural characteristics of New York City.

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