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REDEFINING THE LUXURY HOTEL

Guests of the Club Lounge will receive:

  • Complimentary food offerings, including breakfast, light snacks, hors d' oeuvres & desserts
  • A selection of complimentary beer, wine and cocktails
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access in the Club Lounge
  • A dedicated concierge who can assist with anything you may require during your stay
  • Intimacy, comfort and exclusivity with personalized service
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The Ritz-Carlton Club® Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge redefines the luxury hotel experience, combining intimacy, comfort and exclusivity with the personalized service and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of The Ritz-Carlton. This oasis is often referred to as a hotel within a hotel, in a well-appointed, relaxed lounge environment. Distinctive Club Lounge amenities include breakfast, light fare lunch, hors d'oeuvres, delicious desserts and complimentary beverage service including beer, wine and spirits.  

Our Club Lounge is perfectly located on the second floor with views of iconic Central Park and the energetic, always charming 59th Street. Our lounge location allows our guests the opportunity to enjoy the lively city street views while enjoying a complimentary cocktail or light bite in the comfort of The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park.

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A TASTE OF NEW YORK

Every Thursday night, guests of the Club Lounge will enjoy an authentic taste of tradition with Arthur Avenue-inspired hors d’oeuvres. Known as the real Little Italy of New York, Arthur Avenue is well-known for bread, pasta, meat, pastries, and more.

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WINE & SPIRIT TASTINGS

On Friday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m., guests of the Club Lounge will indulge in exclusive tastings from the wine cellar, focusing on local and regional wines, or sip on a select distinct spirit. Savor with exquisite hors d’oeuvres alongside picturesque views of Central Park.

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BLODDY MARY BAR

Begin your Saturday morning with a beloved brunch classic – the Bloody Mary. Make your own cocktail at our Bloody Mary station just to your liking with savory tomato juice infused with traditional Bloody Mary ingredients, vodka, and other garnishes.

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CAVIAR PRESENTATION

Indulge in a sumptuous caviar presentation every Saturday evening from 5 to 7:30 p.m. complete with various accoutrements to complement your dish. Enjoy with champagne or wine and toast to the night.

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Flower Arrangement Classes

Participate in floral arrangement classes taught by our in-house florist from the acclaimed Jane Packer Florists, noted British floral designers with stores and schools world-wide. Classes are held by reservations only. Please reserve 48 hours in advance via our Club Concierge.

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Learn how to make cannoli

Under the guidance of our Italian pastry chef, find out how to use the best ingredients to make the tube-shaped shell of fried pastry dough filled with a sweet, creamy filling. Classes are held by reservations only. Please reserve 48 hours in advance via our Club Concierge.

Locally-sourced food & beverage offerings

Enjoy organic yoghurt and yoghurt smoothies sourced from the organic dairy, Ronnybrook Farm in Hudson Valley, New York.

Our breakfast presentation features fresh fruit wood smoked salmon from the Catsmo Artisan Smokehouse in the heart of New York's Catskills Mountains.

Sip and savor Hot Apple Cider from Geneva, New York's Red Jacket Orchards every Saturday in the Club Lounge.

Our lunch and dinner presentations feature artisan crafted cheeses from Beechers Cheese from Ithaca, New York. Enjoy Cheddar Cheese, Coach Farm Triple Goat Cheese and 5 Spoke Dairy Tumbleweed Swiss Cheese, all made with premium milk from local holstein and jersey cows that have not been treated with growth hormones.

Enjoy fresh mozzarella sourced from Brooklyn's acclaimed cheesemaker Lioni Latticini.

What is a visit to New York without a pretzel? Savor our artisan stuffed New York Style Pretzels.

Club Experiences for our younger guests

Our Club Lounge features a beautiful candy cart catering to the littlest sweet tooth to adults. Our Candy Cart selection changes to incorporate the colors and flavors of each season while still offering new and old fashion candy options.

Our little Ritz Kids guests will enjoy a large selection of Dr. Seuss Books located on the bottom shelf of our magazine wall. Children will also enjoy our Ritz Kids Newspaper where they can read about the city and color while their parents enjoy the Club Lounge.

Our Club Lounge is a second home to many families that stay with us multiple times throughout the year. We have a game credenza fully stocked with the classics like Candy Land, Monopoly, Scrabble, Uno Cards and more.

A Birthday to Remember

A little girl and her parents travel all over the world in stay in various hotels for weeks at a time. The family came to stay at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park as part of their travels. The little girl quickly became part of our Ritz-Carlton family, running into the Club Lounge early in the morning to hug each staff member and wish them good morning. On the weekends, her father would read out loud to her from our Dr. Seuss book selection, which quickly drew the endearing attention from our regular weekend guests as well. The family was due to check out to continue their travels to other cities. As part of their future travels, they would be celebrating the little girl’s birthday. On her birthday, the little girl was so upset she was not in New York at the Central Park’s Club Lounge to celebrate with the staff. The only way her father could console her was to promise to return shortly to The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park. Upon learning that the family was returning, the Guest Relations and Club Lounge Team put together a birthday party in the family’s guest room to surprise the little girl when she checked-in. She was so excited and happy! Part of her birthday gift was a little tea set she had mentioned she liked to the Club Lounge team. Without even enjoying her cake in the room, she rushed her father to the Club Lounge to see the staff. She brought her new tea set to the Club Lounge where she was able to enjoy tea with our Club Staff.

Adjacent to the hotel’s exclusive Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge is the Olmstead Boardroom which overlooks Central Park. This elegant and comfortable boardroom accommodates up to 10 guests around an exquisite oval hardwood conference table and offers inspiring views of Central Park.