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Manhattan is a thrilling destination for visitors of any age, but it holds a special place in the hearts of kids who are in awe of its sights, sounds and experiences. Through family-friendly amenities and activities, this hotel aims to expose young guests to the magic of New York City. Kids enjoy a dedicated check-in area, welcome toy, special dining options and sweets and games in the Club Lounge.

For general inquiries, please email the hotel public information line.  

Our littlest guests enjoy their own check-in area, complete with a welcome toy, sweet treat, and Ritz Kids activity book and crayons. Take a memorable family photo in our “cityscape reflection mirror” and share it on social using hashtag #RCMemories.

Location: Lobby

Fizzy’s at Contour
Our youngest guests can enjoy their very own Ritz Kids fizzy drinks at Contour, including a Fizzy Strawberry Lime made with with lime juice, mint and splash of soda, the famous Shirley Temple and more colorful drink surprises to enjoy along with their adult companions.

Available at Contour, Tuesday-Saturday from 4:30-10:30 pm.

Ritz Kids Picnic in the Park
Families can enjoy a quintessential New York Summer pastime complete with all the essentials needed for an unforgettable time, including a picnic to-go basket, frisbee and map of the best spots to have a picnic in Central Park.

Inquire with In-Room Dining to reserve.

Bathtime Fun
Ritz Kids can enjoy bathtime fun with their very own bubble bath, rubber duck toy, and “Good Night Central Park” book by authors Adam Gamble and Mark Jasper, illustrated by Ruth Palmer.

Inquire with Housekeeping to have at turndown.

Family Bike Ride in Central Park
Explore the 843-acre Central Park on bike with stop-offs to the famous carousel, wildlife center, outdoor theaters, monuments and more.

Inquire with our Concierge desk for available bike rental locations.

Toy Shopping
The nearby Rockefeller Plaza is home to the acclaimed toy store FAO Schwarz, featuring a collection of unique toys, life-sized plushes, and experiences designed to create lasting memories for kids of all ages. With new creative building scenarios each month, there are a million ways to play at the new LEGO® Store Fifth Avenue allowing endless fun for our youngest ladies and gentlemen.

Children ages 12 and under can enjoy a healthy menu selection of their favorites from Breakfast entrées, including a choice of fruit salad and selection of milk or juice, as well a Ritz Kids approved All Day Dining menu. Currently available for in-room dining orders from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.

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Families can discover the best of New York, including top area attractions like the Central Park Zoo, New York Aquarium, exhibits and kids programming at cultural attractions like MoMA and Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Empire State Building, to the bright lights of Times Square.

Inquire with our Concierge desk for a suggested list of children’s “out and about” activities, area maps, tickets and more or email