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

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park and The Knickerbocker are both rated very highly by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is the choice of most reviewers compared to The Knickerbocker. The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park scores 88 with endorsements from 15 reviews such as Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure 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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The Knickerbocker
The Knickerbocker
8 / 10
6 Times Square, New York City, NY 10036
From $749 /night
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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
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  • Concierge
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Star Service Star Service
"Across from the 50th Street subway station...this groundbreaking hotel may harbor a cool vibe in the lobby...but the best is actually reserved for upstairs." Full review
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Frommer's Frommer's
"Set in a landmarked, 1902 Beaux Arts beaut of a skyscraper, the hotel makes smart use of the building’s grand bones: guest rooms all have soaring 12-foot ceilings and massive windows." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"Rooms in the landmark building are sleek and contemporary–-and perfect for a good night's sleep, thanks to fabulous beds, sound-proof windows, and blackout drapes." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"This luxury hotel in Times Square was founded by legendary businessman John Jacob Astor IV."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Originally opened in 1906 by John Jacob Astor, the 330-room Knickerbocker is back in business after a luxurious, $240-million refurbishment." Full review
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