The Ben in downtown West Palm Beach is a contemporary mid-rise hotel that is perfect for both vacation and business travelers visiting the greater Palm Beaches. One of Marriott’s Autograph Collection Hotels, The Ben has become one of the most popular hotels in the downtown area.
This eight-story, 208-room property originally opened in 2020 and was inspired by Bryd Spilman Dewey’s Ben Trovato Estate, one of the Palm Beaches original great homes. Hotel features include a rooftop heated outdoor pool and private cabanas, private balconies, 24-hour fitness center with strength training and cardiovascular equipment, multiple on on-site dining venues, live entertainment on select nights and 8,000 square feet of event & meeting space.
The Ben Hotel is part of the Marriott Bonvoy rewards program where members can earn and use points during their stay. In addition, Marriott offers a “Best Rate Guarantee” when making a reservation using any “official” Marriott reservation channel.
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The Ben Hotel, West Palm Beach – Frequently Asked Questions
What are the hotel rates at The Ben Hotel?
Hotel rates at The Ben vary based on the time of year but typically range from around $250 per night to more than $500 per night. The hotel charges premium rates during certain times per year like the Palm Beach Boat Show and SunFest.
How close is the The Ben Hotel to the Palm Beach International Airport?
The Ben Hotel is located less than 5 miles to the Palm Beach International Airport.
Is the The Ben Hotel near a public beach?
The Ben Hotel is located within a few miles to a public beach on the Town of Palm Beach. Additional public beaches are located along nearby Singer Island and Lake Worth.
Is there a Resort Fee or Parking Charge when staying at the The Ben Hotel?
There are no resort fees but parking costs $40.00 per night for guests staying at The Ben Hotel.
Is there a pool at the The Ben Hotel?
The Ben Hotel features a “South Beach” style rooftop outdoor pool which features private cabanas and amazing views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Palm Beach.
What are the food & beverage options at The Ben Hotel?
There is an on-site lobby bar, a classic American Bistro which serves breakfast, lunch & dinner (Proper Grit) and a coastal Mediterranean rooftop restaurant called Spruzzo which is open for lunch and dinner service.
What is the check-in and check-out time at The Ben Hotel?
The check in-time at The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach is 4:00 PM and check out time is at 11:00 AM.
What is the pet policy at The Ben Hotel?
The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach is a pet friendly hotel and has a maximum pet weight of 50 pounds. The Ben charges a non-refundable pet fee of $145.00 per stay.
About The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach
Originally opened for business in 2020, The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach is a full-service hotel that is located in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach.
The Ben Hotel
251 N. Narcissus Avenue
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
The hotel is close to a number of shopping, dining and entertainment venues including the The Square and the Clematis Street entertainment district. The downtown West Palm Beach area is also home to the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and the Norton Museum of Art.
Some of the closest public beaches to the hotel include the beaches along Palm Beach just adjacent to S. Ocean Boulevard and Royal Palm Way. There are a limited number of one and two-hour free spaces (first-come, first-serve) as well as metered parking along various streets.
The nearest major international airport is the Palm Beach International Airport and it will take about 10 to 15 minutes to get to airport from The Ben.
Amenities and Dining Options
The Ben is a full-service boutique hotel located in a urban setting. While this hotel may not have the level of amenities that many “resort” properties feature, what they offer is more than acceptable for hotels in similar locations.
The main amenity is a rooftop heated outdoor (saltwater) pool with private cabanas. This rooftop deck also features spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Palm Beach as well as the poolside bar/restaurant Spruzzo. In addition to the pool, The Ben features a fully equipped fitness center with cardiovascular & strength training equipment, complimentary WiFi, bicycle rentals, valet parking, outdoor patios on select room and live entertainment on certain nights.
In addition to Spruzzo, the Ben features the Proper Grit restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service is also available from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
The Rooms and Nightly Rates at The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach
There are a number of different room types offered at The Ben are as follows:
- Interior King Guest Room (343 square feet)
- Interior Queen Queen Room (347 square feet)
- King City View (343 square feet)
- Queen Queen Room City View (347 square feet)
- King Water View (347 square feet)
- Queen Queen Water View (376 square feet)
- Crusoe Junior Suite (1 King, water view, 576 square feet)
All rooms have 55-inch flat panel televisions with cable television, free Wi-Fi, coffee maker / tea service, a work desk with chair, alarm clock, hair dryer, in room safe and an iron/ironing board. Select rooms have patios with spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Palm Beach.
Like most hotels in the greater Palm Beach area, rates at The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach are highly seasonal and we have found that rates and availability do vary quite considerably throughout the year.
The rates shown below are the best available rate for two adults in three of the different room types offered at this hotel. These rates were obtained directly from the hotel web site at the time of publication. Please note that nightly rates can change at any time.
|Rates for 2022||December 15th||March 15th||June 15th|
|Interior King Guest Room||$539.00||$659.00||$419.00|
|King City View Guest Room||$549.00||$699.00||$429.00|
|Queen Queen Water View||$616.00||$874.00||$509.00|
If you are a Marriott Bonvoy member you earn or can use points to stay at this hotel. The number of points needs for a free night range from approximately 49,000 to 58,000.
What We Liked about The Ben Hotel:
There are a number of things to like about The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach. Following are some of the highlights:
- Fantastic location in downtown West Palm Beach
- Amazing water views
- Close to local area amenities
- Clean, modern and well decorated
What We Didn’t Like about The Ben Hotel:
There are some things about The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach we do not like which include:
- Noise from the downtown area
- Limited on-site dining options
What We Think The Ben Hotel is perfect for:
The Ben Hotel West Palm Beach is a nice hotel and we find it perfect for:
- Business travelers
- Guests visiting the area for special events (SunFest, Palm Beach International Boat Show)