A Midtown Manhattan Hotel Near NYC’s Iconic Sights

Experiences

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In the heart of midtown Manhattan, set along the southern edge of Central Park, this NYC hotel offers the perfect location for exploring the city. Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and other landmarks are nearby. Shopping along Madison or Fifth avenues is a stroll away. The Natural History Museum and MoMA are within easy reach. A Broadway show can be easily paired with drinks and bites at the hotel’s Contour gastro lounge. And the city's sprawling greenspace, Central Park, is just outside. With a city so vast in its offerings, our Concierge Ladies and Gentlemen can assist to curate the perfect itinerary for your stay in the city.

Seasonal Activities
Summer

There is no shortage of excitement in the city during the summer season. With longer days and shorter nights, New Yorkers and visitors alike can soak up the sun in a day trip to the Hamptons or Coney Island and enjoy the city's parks including our iconic front garden of Central Park with programming such as Shakespeare in the Park. Additionally, a variety of events such as outdoor concerts and the U.S. Open, coupled with nights enjoying al fresco dining, rooftop bars, and much more make for an inspiring visit.

Fall/Winter

Embrace our ideal location for a weekend of shopping on Fifth Avenue and Columbus Circle, visiting some of the best museums in the world, and enjoying the city’s finest restaurants while fall foliage takes center stage in Central Park. November and December are a magical time in New York City, as some of the nation’s most beautiful holiday decorations adorn the city. The world-famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade passes right by The Ritz-Carlton and heralds the holiday season in a memorable way. Marvel over (or even skate at) the Rockefeller Christmas Tree, stroll through Central Park, gaze at the artistic wonders of the holiday window displays, and more. Once the New Year begins, new theater performances and concerts are abuzz in the city. A not to miss event during Fall/Winter: discovering the latest obsession-worthy collections at New York Fashion Week, which occurs in September and February every year.

Spring

Spring always breathes new life into New York City, shaking off its winter chills as the temperatures rise and parks bloom brightly, punctuated by the beautiful cherry blossom trees originally gifted to the park by Japan. MLB is back up at the plate with opening day in early April and regardless where your allegiances lies, the city is home to two spectacular stadiums: Yankee Stadium and Citi Field. Additional highlights include: film festivals, festive parades, new cultural attractions and exhibits, and more.

A Fitness Center Focused on Overall Wellness

Fitness Center

The hotel’s reimaged fitness center offers more space, new features and the latest equipment from Technogym to help you maintain your fitness regimen away from home. Power up your water with all-natural health and wellness drops at the hydration station, and explore hundreds of virtual classes in the new Movement Studio. With Central Park just outside, running and biking are also great options, and running maps are available at the front desk.

Fitness Center
Equipment

Dumbbells and free weights ranging from five to 110 pounds and state-of-the-art cardio and resistance machines from Technogym including:

  • Treadmills

  • Stationary bikes

  • Stair climbers

  • Leg press

     
Personal Training 

Professional guidance can make a significant impact on your workouts. Private training is available for overall fitness, yoga, Pilates and running. Sessions should be reserved with the Concierge located on the Lobby Level, or by email at 48 hours in advance.
 

Movement Studio

The newest addition to the hotel’s wellness program, this studio offers virtual classes, including all the equipment you need, through FitnessOnDemand. Individual classes include yoga, HITT, barre and Zumba® from experts such as celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels.

REDEFINING THE WORKOUT EXPERIENCE

MOVEMENT STUDIO

The latest trends in fitness from the industry’s leading experts are now available in the new Movement Studio. In collaboration with FitnessOnDemandTM, the studio offers virtual classes in yoga, HITT, suspension training, BODYPUMPTM, barre, Zumba® and other equipment-based and equipment-free workouts. Peloton® bikes, a full-length ballet bar and a Concept2 Rower are also available.

Movement Studio
Fitness Classes
  • The Movement Studio is open 24 hours. FitnessOnDemandTM classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Select your virtual workout from the in-wall kiosk mounted by the studio’s entrance, and enjoy.

  • Loved your experience? Tag your fitness photos at @ritcarltonnycentralpark #RCMemories.

Planning Your Trip in New York City

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Meet Our Concierge

The crossed gold keys seen on concierges' lapels are the symbols of Les Clefs d’Or (pronounced ‘lay clay door’), the only international association of professional hotel concierges. Each one of the concierge at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is a proud member of this prestigious organization — of which there are approximately 450 throughout the entire U.S. These golden keys represent a seasoned professional, one who’s developed the skills and contacts to open doors for you around the world. In the Middle Ages, the concierges were the “keepers of the keys” at noted government buildings and castles. With a reputation of being confidantes to the traveling public, Les Clefs d’Or concierges “look after” their guests like no others can. Whether you have a simple request or a complex challenge, they continuously do their best to exceed your expectation and ensure your safety and pleasure is always the primary concern. To connect, email Concierge.CentralPark@ritzcarlton.com.

Lapel pin on an immaculate black coat featuring the crossed keys of Les Clefs D?Or
Exclusive Whiskey Distillery Tour and Tasting

Kings County Distillery

Join a Certified Bourbon Steward at Kings County Distillery, New York's oldest and largest whiskey distillery, to learn about the history, culture, and science behind this famed spirit. The award-winning distillery in Brooklyn makes moonshine, bourbon and other whiskeys and is a model for sustainable and traditional whiskey production.Following the fascinating tour, enjoy a cocktail at the distillery's bar, The Gatehouse. Then return to the hotel for a dining experience in the Contour lounge that includes the famous Kings County Burger featuring a special BBQ sauce made with Kings County's bourbon. The meal will be complemented by a delicious cocktail. A beloved partner of The Ritz-Carlton, Kings County crafted a private selection single barrel bourbon exclusively for the hotel's guests - the perfect nightcap if one so desires. Price: $1,350 (inclusive of tax). Experience is for two guests and must be 21 years or over.

Classic Cocktail

Ritz Kids

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 more information, you may contact our Guest Relations Ladies and Gentlemen. For more information email GRP_RCCentralParkGuestRelations@ritzcarlton.com.

Ritz Kids Check-In

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

 

Children's Menu

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.

 

Family Experiences
 

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.

 

Out and About Activities

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 Concierge.CentralPark@ritzcarlton.com

On-Site Outlets
La Prairie Spa - Reception

La Prairie Spa

An intimate destination spa, the recently refreshed La Prairie at The Ritz-Carlton Spa invites guests to experience the Swiss legend and the world’s most luxurious skincare amid the vibrant metropolis.

Phone:   +1 212-521-6135
Mon-Fri:
11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Sat-Sun:
9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Appointment required
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Fitness Center

The hotel’s reimagined fitness center offers more space, new features and the latest equipment.

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Complimentary
Movement Studio

Movement Studio

Movement Studio offers virtual fitness classes, Peloton bikes, Concept2 Rower, and ballet bar.

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Complimentary