The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park

50 Central Park South | New York, NY 10019  [SEE MAP]New York, NY  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Recently redesigned guest rooms and new Club Lounge
Pricey valet parking and in-room Wi-Fi fees

This stylish Ritz rises above Central Park's south side, beckoning to luxury-seekers in search of a prime midtown Manhattan location paired with impeccable customer service. Previous travelers highlight the elegance of the 259 redesigned accommodations, calling out extra touches like 400-thread-count linens, deep-soaking tubs and Asprey bath products as major perks. Past visitors also cite the hotel staff as extremely accommodating. You're guaranteed a five-star stay here, from the mouthwatering entrees served at the swanky Auden Bistro & Bar to the lavish spa services at the in-house La Prairie. Despite the exorbitant price tag, recent guests agreed the hotel's unparalleled location and ambiance are worth the splurge. And thanks to the Ritz's Marriott ties, guests who participate in the company's guest loyalty program may also receive complimentary perks, such as free nights, for choosing to stay here.

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Location
New York, NY
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 253 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Traditional, Historic, Opulent
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • EXCELLENTCritic Rating
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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Five Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018
  • Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards 2018

Travel + Leisure

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The sight (and, it must be said, smell) of carriage horses greets you as you enter this 33-story, limestone-fronted building on the southern edge of Central Park.

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It's all about the park views here, though the above-and-beyond service, accommodating to a fault, makes this renowned property popular with celebs and other demanding guests.

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Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Five Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018
  • Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1713 have reviewed the The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1713 reviews 4.5 (based on 1713 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Standard guest rooms at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park feature marble baths with soaking tubs, 400-thread-count linens and opulent decor. Some suites also have separate living or lounge areas and additional bathrooms. The Ritz-Carlton's guest rooms were recently renovated in 2018.
  • Standard guest rooms are between 425 and 450 square feet
  • Rooms feature soundproof windows to block out city noise
  • Complimentary in-room Wi-Fi access for Ritz-Carlton Rewards members; nonmembers must pay a daily fee
  • Guests staying in Club Level rooms have access to new Club Lounge with complimentary food and beverages daily

Standard room size425 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Overlooking New York City's iconic Central Park, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is set in a convenient location with access to many of Manhattan's biggest draws.
  • Within walking distance of Fifth Avenue shops, Broadway, Rockefeller Center and Lincoln Center
  • Near enough to visit Times Square, but removed from the bustling crowds
  • 24-hour valet parking ($85 to $95)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The hotel's main restaurant, Auden Bistro & Bar, serves traditional bistro-style cuisine, and the menu features regionally sourced ingredients and sustainable seafood. Notably, the restaurant will be closed between January and April 2019 for refurbishment. In the interim, The Star Lounge will serve the full Auden Bistro menu, as well as its usual daily afternoon tea.
  • Auden Bistro serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert
  • Small plates are also available at Star Lounge during afternoon tea

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Spa

La Prairie Spa, which was recently refreshed in October 2018, features six treatment rooms and a wide range of beauty services, from facials to massages. Men's and women's steam rooms are on-site, and in-room treatments are available to hotel guests.
  • Bridal party packages are available
  • Small lock boxes are provided for valuables
  • Spa is open every day, including holidays

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Fitness

Open 24 hours a day, the fitness center has weight training and cardio equipment as well as a steam room.
  • Complimentary water and towels are available
  • Private trainers, yoga and Pilates instructors are available upon request for a fee
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

Faxing, photocopying, wireless internet access, video conferencing and courier services are among the amenities at the hotel's business center.
    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Pets

    Dogs and cats weighing less than 60 pounds are welcome at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, for a $250 fee. Pet beds, bowls, special dog treats and other perks are available for those traveling with pets.
    • Guests must sign waivers in order to bring a pet
    • Walking, sitting and veterinary services are also available
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting

    Wedding

    The hotel is ideal for intimate weddings and can host up to 20 guests.
    • Bride and groom receive complimentary wedding night guest room when they meet guest minimum
    • Dates should be reserved as far as one year prior to wedding
    • Events must be serviced by the in-house Ritz-Carlton food and beverage team

    Maximum wedding guest capacity20

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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