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Review: The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach

Hotel The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach
City Palm Beach
Room Type Double Queen Beds
Loyalty Program Status Titanium Elite
Points Per Night 60 000
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To the point Here's our review of The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach, an upscale hotel by Marriott Bonvoy in Florida.

The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - Location

The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach is located on Flagler, near one of the bridges leading to Palm Beach.

The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - Booking

We booked our stay at The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach the day before we arrived for 60,000 points.

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The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - Hotel Details

Parking USD 29 per day Breakfast included Elite Members
Swimming pool Yes (heated outdoor) Room with balcony No
Spa No Room with kitchenette No
Fitness room Yes Lounge No
Restaurant Yes USB sockets in the room No
Accepts animals Yes Smart TV Yes
Mobile card Yes Shower/Bath Shower

The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - Location

The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach is an impressive building in West Palm Beach. It is rather easy to park nearby (paid parking).

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The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - Registration

The lobby area is beautiful with nice seating areas.

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Near the lobby, you will find vending machines for basic necessities.

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The kids loved the sculpting dogs (present in various places in the hotel).

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In this hotel, there is no card to open the room door, but a bracelet:

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The corridors of the hotel are chic. Our room was the 232.

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The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - Room

Travelling with two children, the choice of a room with two queen beds is essential. Since we booked at the last minute, and the hotel was very busy, we haven’t been upgraded.

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It is a standard room… without a view (the window is on a wall).

The bathroom has a large shower.

The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - Services

Proper Grit Restaurant

Arriving in the evening, we decided to have dinner at Proper Grit Restaurant, the “signature” restaurant located on the first floor of The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach

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We enjoyed a delicious meal and cocktails and appreciated the drawings offered to our children.

Breakfast

Breakfast is served in the same Proper Grit restaurant.

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The room being quite busy, we chose to take it on the terrace (which also serves as a bar in the evening).

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Here is the brunch menu:

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As a Marriott Bonvoy Elite member (Platinum level and above), specific dishes are offered for free for breakfast.

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We have chosen :

  • Avocado Toast
  • Pioneer Breakfast
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And for the kids, it was Short Stack Pancakes:

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On the left is the “Elite” bill (complimentary breakfast for 2 people) and on the right is the one for the children.

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Swimming pool

The pool is located on the roof of The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach, on the 8th floor (where the hotel’s other restaurant Proper Cut is also located).

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The pool is a nice size and offers views of West Palm Beach and its marina.

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When we were there, there were a lot of people and electronic music. The submerged deckchairs are very pleasant!

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Gym

On the first floor, you will find the hotel’s gym.

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The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - Around the hotel

During our stay at The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach, we visited the surrounding area, including Palm Beach, taking advantage of the famous bicycle path.

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Activities in Palm Beach

Here are some activities recommended by Viator for this destination:

 

 

The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach - My Overall Impression

The Ben, Autograph Collection, West Palm Beach is of a good standard. Fortunately we were able to use Marriott Bonvoy points to stay there, as the cash rate was quite high compared to the amenities.

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