The Ritz-Carlton returned with an opening date of April 29, 2002 to New York's Central Park South—a location that affords unrivaled views of Central Park and the city skyline. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the city’s best shopping and favorite tourist attractions, including the shops and boutiques of Fifth Avenue, Lincoln Center, the Museum of Modern Art and Carnegie Hall.
The 33-story hotel is housed within a striking 1930s building designed by Emery Roth and features a museum-quality collection of paintings by American modernist Samuel Halpert and others. The Forbes Five-Star Award and AAA Five Diamond Award-winning property offers 259 lavishly appointed guest rooms, including 47 suites. Each accommodation is opulently furnished in shades of celadon, taupe and pale rose—complete with plush upholsteries, brocade drapes and richly patterned carpets.
The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge, an option for all guests, features private check-in and check-out, daily food and beverage presentations, as well as the services of a dedicated concierge. Guests can also enjoy complimentary wireless laptop access. Auden Bistro and Bar includes Chef Mark Arnao’s refined adaptation of traditional bistro cuisine. The menu emphasizes regionally sourced ingredients and sustainable seafood. Adjoining the restaurant is Auden Bar, which features a wide assortment of local spirits and beers, as well as an exceptional cocktail list.
La Prairie at The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers beauty and wellness therapies, as well as intensive body indulgences featuring La Prairie’s exclusive treatment products.