The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park has
completed a multi-phase refurbishment.
The luxury hotel now features a new social dining
experience with Contour, as well as added wellness and fitness
These new offerings complement the hotel’s
redesigned Club Lounge, La Prairie Spa, and guest rooms and
“The transformation our hotel has seen
over the course of this past year truly redefines luxury in
Manhattan,” said Winfred van Workum, General Manager of The
Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park. “Combining a bold vision and inspiration with our legendary service, the vibrant energy of the
city and Central Park shines through each of the spaces and
provides a renewed oasis in the heart of New York City.”
Upon entering the hotel, a new all-day gastro lounge draws you
into the heart of the lobby’s transformation, where the rhythm
builds through three distinct rooms for a day to night cocktail
and culinary experience.
Each space flows in a playful design of plush
banquettes, marble accents, New York-inspired artwork, and a
variety of seating arrangements – secluded and sociable.
Connecting the two lounge areas is a vibrant bar where accents of
marble, bronze, and gold are complemented by a bold Matisse sketch
that stretches across the ceiling, lending inspiration for
Collaborating with music-curating firm Sonodea,
the ambiance is set with an expertly selected playlist to take the
space from day to night, with the beats increasing as time
An emphasis is placed on the artisanal beverage
experience at this New York City lounge with impressive
handcrafted classic cocktails and seasonal infusions. Striking
presentations provide a moment of wonder including the shareable
Honey Ginger Infusion, aged for up to seven days in honeycomb,
grapefruit, and ginger.
The menu concept focusing on “For Us” and “For
Me” plates encourages guests to share and mingle within the
Along with its all-day menu, Contour offers breakfast
daily in a comfortable setting for a quick meal to start the day,
or a stylish atmosphere for a morning meeting.
Fitness Center &
The mezzanine level of The Ritz-Carlton New
York, Central Park has been redesigned to deliver guests a
bespoke health and wellness experience.
The Fitness Center
features brand new, state-of-the-art Technogym equipment and
weights within a bright and inviting space designed to create the
ambiance of being in one’s own private gym.
The Fitness Center is
complemented by an innovative Movement Studio, featuring virtual
fitness classes by FitnessOnDemand, which delivers consistent,
high-quality media and programming through a variety of channels
for individual or small group workouts.
Scheduled virtual group
classes are offered throughout the week, while outside of these
times, all classes are available.
Additional amenities enhancing
guest’s wellness routines include Peloton bikes, a Concept2 Rower,
and full-length ballet bar.
Along with this new design, guests
will find distinct amenities such as a hydration station with
still and sparkling water on tap with the ability to add
all-natural wellness flavor drops.