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The Bryant Park Hotel vs The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park

Both properties are highly recommended by writers. On balance, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park ranks slightly higher than The Bryant Park Hotel. The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park has a TripExpert Score of 88 with recommendations from 15 publications such as Jetsetter, Condé Nast Traveler and BlackBook.

The Bryant Park Hotel
The Bryant Park Hotel
8 / 10
40 West 40th Street, New York City, NY 10018
From $134 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Rough Guide Rough Guide
"This hotel – in the old American Radiator Building, a striking black-and-gold mix of Gothic and Deco architecture – shows off its edgy attitude in its stylish contemporary rooms."
Frommer's Frommer's
"Falls into that hip/boutique category, with its whitewashed rooms filled with high-tech goodies." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"Close to the Seventh Avenue showrooms and just across the street from Bryant Park, the former location of New York's fashion shows, this modern hotel remains popular with the style crowd."
Fodor's Fodor's
"A New York landmark in brown brick that towers over the New York Public Library and Bryant Park, this sleek hotel is still a Midtown hot spot." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Bare-bone minimalist rooms, most with huge views and all with high-tech sound system." Full review
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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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