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

Both The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park and The Plaza are praised by professionals. On balance, The Plaza is the choice of most writers compared to The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park. The Plaza has a TripExpert Score of 91 with praise from 18 publications like Lonely Planet, Rough Guide and Star Service.

The Plaza New York
8 / 10
768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019
From $469 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Rough Guide
Star
"The Plaza has come back from its hiatus looking better than ever."
Michelin Guide
"The esteemed Plaza is neck and neck with the Waldorf-Astoria in the race for New York's most recognizable hotel."
Fodor's
"Eloise's adopted home on the corner of Central Park, the Plaza is one of New York's most storied hotels, hosting all manner of dignitaries, moneymakers, and royalty." Full review
Lonely Planet
"Suitably set in a landmark French Renaissance-style building, its 282 guestrooms are a suitably regal affair, with sumptuous Louis XV-style furniture and 24-carat gold-plated bathroom faucets." Full review
Oyster
Luxury
"The exceptional spa and 24-hour butler service make it worth the splurge." Full review
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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
"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
"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
"Pure, unadultered luxury: this landmark building comes with views of Central Park so giant you almost can’t see New York." Full review
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
"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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