The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park
Midtown, New York, United States of America
At a Glance
Enviable location overlooking Central park
Easy walking distance from key New York attractions such as Fifth Avenue, Broadway and the Rockefeller Center
All rooms can accommodate at least three guests making this a good value option for families
Ritz Kids program for ages 4-12 designed to help families make the most of their time in New York
Best time to Visit
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Summer or winter, rain or shine, there's always great stuff going on in New York, so when you're planning a trip, there's no real "best" or "worst" time to go. Weather wise fall and spring are the best times in New York. From April to June and September to November, temperatures are mild and pleasant, and the light is beautiful. Summers can be hot and humid while winter snowfalls are not uncommon.
September to December is conference season in New York, and we would advise booking early for travel during this period.
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Offering an abundance of old-world elegance and charm, the beautifully renovated Ritz Carlton Central Park also boasts one of the most desirable New York locations, right on the edge of Central Park and just a few moments away from Fifth Avenue.
Ritz Carlton Central Park exudes classic New York style and old-world glamour from its enviable Midtown location. Boasting fantastic views over the iconic Central park, the Ritz Carlton is a fantastic choice for exploring the Big Apple and a number of key sights are within easy walking distance including Fifth Avenue with its impressive department stores and shopping, the Rockefeller Center from which you can enjoy spectacular views and Broadway, the perfect place to take in the latest hit musical.
Rooms and Suites at the Ritz Carlton Central Park are spacious by New York standards, ranging between 40sqm and 184sqm, and each is styled with a nod back to the traditional with intricate detailing, chandeliers and marble bathrooms. Many boast spectacular views over Central Park from large windows and some even come with their own table-top telescope to better soak in the scenery.
Dining options include the sophisticated Star Lounge which serves up a veritable selection of cocktails and appetizers along with breakfast, lunch and dinner and the hotel's delectable afternoon tea. The Auden Bistro & Bar boasts a simple yet refined menu which compliments the decor and the overall feel of the hotel perfectly.
The 259 Rooms and Suites at the Ritz Carlton Central Park are spacious by New York standards, starting at 40sqm, and each is styled with a nod back to traditional New York glamour. Many boast spectacular views over Central Park from large windows and some even come with their own table-top telescope to better soak in the scenery.
All rooms are furnished with feather duvets, beds and offer a selection of seven different types of pillow and exclusively made 400-count French sateen linen. Bathrooms are beautifully completed in marbles and come with both soaking tubs and separate showers, lighted make-up mirrors and Asprey toiletries.
In-room facilities include high definition flat screen TVs, WiFi, minibars and DVD players with a library of movies including a selection for children. Bang & Olufsen entertainment systems can also be found in selected suites.
Ritz Carlton hotels operate a 'Ritz Kids' program which is designed for children between the ages of 4 and 12. It has been created to appeal to your child's sense of curiosity and incorporates four key elements: water, land, environmental responsibility and culture and is an educational experience, helping kids to engage with the destination in a fun and innovative way. Babysitting is also offered for an additional charge.
The Auden Bistro & Bar offers up delicious menus throughout the day and an elegant bar setting by night with an exceptional cocktail list. The Star Lounge provides a more relaxed lounge atmosphere and also serves up lighter fare and the hotel's famous afternoon tea between 2 and 4pm. Those in need of some pampering will love the on-site spa in which guests can enjoy a range of caviar based facials and treatments, along with relaxing massages in the six treatments rooms.
The Big Apple has a buzz unlike anywhere else in the world and its diversity, culture and history make it a city that never sleeps. See a Broadway musical, dine at award-winning restaurants, take a stroll along museum mile, shop for designer fashions on Fifth Avenue, seek out a rare find in Greenwich Village, take the ferry to Ellis Island or climb to the Top of the Rock for a 360 degree panorama of the New York skyline and over the Madison River.
Sports fan or not, you can't help but enjoy a night at the ballpark. For a great evening out and an experience so quintessentially American, there’s little better than going to a baseball game to watch the Yankees or Mets.
Get off the beaten path in Brooklyn and see the city through the eyes of a local on these fun and friendly cycling tours through one of New York's coolest neighborhoods, getting insider tips on the city's best-kept secrets.
A fun and friendly introduction to New York City, a bike tour will take in the highlights of Manhattan, stopping at local foodie favorites along the way. Tuck into cupcakes and sip on artisan coffees in between pedalling NYC's iconic streets.
Catch a show on Broadway
Whether you’re a Jet or a Shark, there’s nothing quite like going to a Broadway show to get your toes tapping. Ask us about tickets for anything from Matilda, Blue Man Group, Newsies to The Book of Mormon.
Witness the grandeur of Manhattan's iconic skyline from above on this helicopter adventure, a fun and unforgettable way to take in some of New York's key landmarks and a real bucket-list item for the first-time visitor to the Big Apple.
Manhattan Adventure Boat Sightseeing Tour
Enjoy the spectacular sights of New York by boat and experience a personal adventure sightseeing tour of over 40 sights, including the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and many more.
New York City Pass
Providing entrance to six of New York's biggest attractions, the City Pass is a great way for the first-time visitor to The Big Apple to save money on entrance fees and skip many of the main-entrance ticket queues, giving you more time to enjoy!
One World Observatory
The One World Observatory is located on floors 100-102 of One World Trade Center and offers phenomenal views over Manhattan. The Sky Pod lifts are an attraction within themselves, taking you on a virtual thrill ride of NYC's rapidly changing cityscape.
Professional photography experience
Create lasting memories of your vacation with an exclusive private photography experience. With the help of a professional photographer, capture the perfect moment while you enjoy your romantic break, family vacation or honeymoon.
Staten Island Ferry
A New York institution, the Staten Island Ferry links Manhattan with Staten Island, transporting 70,000 passengers a day across on it's free service. This 15-minute journey is a fantastic way to see the Manhattan skyline so jump aboard for a free ride.
The Empire State Building
For the Quintessential New York vista, a ride up the Empire State Building is a must - however many times you see it, the New York Skyline never fails to thrill. Go early in the morning or after 6pm for the best views!
The Statue of Liberty
To most, she's the symbol of New York, so why not take a ferry from Manhattan across to Ellis Island and visit the Statue of Liberty, enjoying the views of New York from a different viewpoint. For visits all the way up to the crown, do book early!
The Top of the Rock
Quite simply the best views of New York City. Visit during the day and see the skyline in all its brilliance or go up at night and witness the city sparkle. And yes, the views are better than the Empire State Building!
Unique Tours of New York
This quirky look at the Big Apple has something for everyone. Choose from a Sandwich Tour of Hell's Kitchen, Tour of the Bronx from Hip Hop to Yankees Glory, Sports History of NY through to biking tours. Tours from 2-8 hours.
Location & directions
Midtown, New York, United States of America
The Ritz Carlton Central Park boasts a fantastic location on West 29th Street on the southern edge of Central Park. The Hotel is an easy walk away from some of New York's key attractions including Fifth Avenue, Broadway and the Rockefeller Center.
How to get there
The Ritz Carlton is approx. a 45-minute drive from either JFK or Newark airports and around a 35-minute drive from La Guardia airport, dependent on traffic.