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Four Seasons Hotel New York vs The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park

Both of these five-star properties feature views of Central Park and are located in Midtown. The Ritz-Carlton Central Park and Four Seasons Hotel New York uphold the standards for old-world elegance and luxury; both feature spacious, tastefully decorated rooms and all the amenities imaginable. The Four Seasons’ sleek facade and modern lobby contrast to the Ritz’s more old-school, traditional vibe.

Four Seasons Hotel New York
Four Seasons Hotel New York
8 / 10
57 East 57th Street, New York City, NY 10022
From $875 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"This prestigious sanctum, the city's tallest luxury hotel, commands jaw-dropping views in its plush rooms and suites."
Frommer's Frommer's
"From the stellar service—only surpassed by the Ritz-Carlton hotels and Trump International—to the fantastic facilities, including a luxurious spa, this is a stunner." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"You can feel the city's surging pulse from the moment you walk into I.M. Pei's soaring, minimalist marble lobby."
Oyster Oyster
Luxury
"Deliberately business-like, the 368-room Four Seasons in Midtown East has all the luxury essentials." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"One of the crown jewels in the Four Seasons chain is this I.M. Pei-designed tower that rises 52 stories above midtown – the tallest hotel in Manhattan."
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The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park
8 / 10
50 Central Park South, New York City, NY 10019
From $695 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"There’s a lot to like about this hotel... but what I like best is that this luxury hotel manages to maintain a homey elegance and does not intimidate you with an overabundance of style." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"It's all about the park views here, though the above-and-beyond service, accommodating to a fault, makes this renowned property popular with celebs and other demanding guests." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Pure, unadultered luxury: this landmark building comes with views of Central Park so giant you almost can’t see New York." Full review
Oyster Oyster
Luxury
"If you're looking for a five-star experience in New York, and you insist on a Ritz, the sister property downtown offers a nearly identical experience for half the price." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Fans rave that this is the best hotel for service in the entire Ritz-Carlton chain. Traditional in style, the large rooms are extremely comfortable and filled with the latest technology."
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