A Manhattan Hotel Near Central Park
Explore a Legendary Landmark
One of the most famous parks in the United States and the world, our Manhattan hotel near Central Park places us moments away from an iconic, sprawling, and exquisitely beautiful place to enjoy NYC at any time of year. Wandering the extensive pathways, bridges and roadways through its expanses, visitors will discover sights both familiar and unexpected. The elegant sculptures of Literary Walk set a backdrop for spirited performances; the Zoo makes for close encounters with wildlife from around the world; the Lake offers a leisurely afternoon of boating; and the Loch transports you to a wooded oasis with three magnificent waterfalls. Designed by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux and opened to the public in 1858, Central Park set the standard for green space at its inception, and has remained the most visited urban park in the world.
Planning to spread out your exploration? You'll have an exhilarating day ahead of you. The park spans 778 acres, and includes 50 fountains, monuments, and sculptures; 36 bridges and arches; and 21 playgrounds, making it a true quest for those who love to walk or bike. Whether traversing the southern half of the park near our Theater District hotel or venturing further north towards Harlem Meer, you'll find classic sights and sounds at every turn. Visit during summer to see the works of the Bard brought to life at a Shakespeare in the Park performance; wander the exhibit rooms and observation deck of the famous Belvedere Tower folly; or even catch a concert by legendary artists at the Rumsey Playfield. Take your pick of Central Park things to do during your stay at The Carnegie Hotel, and return with unparalleled memories of your time.