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The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park vs Sofitel New York

Both hotels are recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park scores slightly higher than Sofitel New York. The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is ranked #19 in New York City with praise from 15 reviews including Jetsetter, DK Eyewitness and BlackBook.

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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Sofitel New York
Sofitel New York
8 / 10
45 West 44th Street, New York City, NY 10036
From $209 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"Avantgarde and elegant, the Sofitel makes it so easy to catch a show, wander through a world-class museum, or make it to an important meeting right on time."
Frommer's Frommer's
"There are many fine hotels on 44th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, but the best, in my estimation, is the soaring Sofitel... Modern, new-world amenities with European old-world elegance." Full review
Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"Spacious rooms with large marble bathrooms; impeccable service from a multilingual concierge staff; a well-equipped gym; and a convenient location two blocks from Times Square." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"This 30-story property blends modern and classic design and was an instant hit in the Theater District, with warm decor, helpful service, and a pleasant brasserie."
Time Out Time Out
"Expect French-accented corporate comforts at this modern midtown hotel, part of a European-born international chain. Rooms: 398." Full review
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