Ritz-Carlton Central Park Hotel in New York
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is a 5-star luxury hotel on 59th Street, in Midtown West. Positioned in the same place as the historic St. Moritz Hotel, it’s directly across from the famous park and within walking distance to Manhattan’s other Midtown attractions, including the shopping on Fifth Avenue Shopping and live music at Carnegie Hall. Aside from the famous attentive service, the hotel guests’ stay is also complemented by an on-site spa and fitness center, meeting and business facilities, and first-class room amenities.
Few hotels get as much publicity as the Ritz-Carlton in Central Park, but this hotel really lives up to the hype. It is the quintessential New York City experience and offers some of the most excellent views of any city property. The service here is truly 5-star and can match up with any top hotel in the entire world. They do little things to make guests feel special, especially if it is a special occasion. Folks on their honeymoon can expect a bottle of champagne and folks just visiting can expect to be treated with respect.
Ritz-Carlton Suites & Club Lounge
There are 259 luxury guest rooms of which 47 are suites, with Central Park, city, or courtyard views, starting from 425 sq feet Deluxe Guest Rooms, all the way up to the 1,980 sq feet Royal Suites on the 22nd floor.
Select guests can also upgrade to the Club Level, featuring additional bespoke services and locally-inspired amenities in the Club Lounge, including complimentary food offerings, and a dedicated concierge.
All rooms come with classically elegant décor, featuring spacious marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and separate glass-enclosed showers, 24-hour in-room dining, upscale mini bar, as well as a flat-screen TV with an extensive film selection, WiFi, overnight laundry and dry-cleaning service, and complimentary morning newspaper.
In addition to accessibility features, the Ritz-Carlton welcomes pets including dogs and cats weighing less than 60 pounds, while cribs and rollaway beds are available on request too (fees apply).
The hotel experience also includes various business services, venues, and services for meetings, weddings, and events, as well as a 1,350 sq feet fitness center with a 2,050 sq feet La Prairie Spa, with six treatment rooms and relaxation packages.
As far as dining goes, then the on-site restaurants are limited to Auden Bistro & Bar, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
That said, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is an excellent choice for business and leisure travelers going for no compromise as far as the luxury service and amenities are concerned.
Midtown West (across from Central Park)
50 Central Park South, New York City, NY, USA, 10019
Hotel: private parking, restaurant, lounge, spa, fitness center, business facilities, cleaning services, accessible features, concierge, 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage, multilingual staff, babysitting, bicycle rental.
Room: paid WiFi, pets allowed, non-smoking, soundproofing, suites, city or Central Park view, air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, premium channels, Bang & Olufsen stereo system, desk, safe, bath and shower, bath amenities, terry robes, and slippers, ironing facilities, hairdryer, wake-up service, cribs, and rollaway beds.