NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/13 -- Let The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park plan your ideal New York getaway this season and provide the best way to experience Lower Manhattan with the Summer in the Park hotel package. Locals and visitors can discover unparalleled luxury at the downtown New York City hotel, enjoying lavish accommodations, breathtaking views of the New York Harbor and superlative service.
With The Summer in the Park package, guests can make The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park their home base and indulge in exciting New York-centric summer activities: rediscover the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with a sail for two around Lower Manhattan with Manhattan by Sail; pedal along the Hudson River and Riverside Park with bike rentals provided by Bike and Roll; and enjoy the many concerts, festivals, outdoor movies and art exhibitions throughout the parks with a delicious picnic basket for two prepared by Chef Dangler.
With a deep knowledge of all of the paramount New York City attractions, the gracious concierge team will work to create customized itineraries for guests to explore quintessential sites of downtown Manhattan. Using a mix of must-see landmarks and local favorites, the friendly experts will craft unique adventures based on each guest's whims and passions.
The lower Manhattan hotel package includes luxurious accommodations, daily continental breakfast, a day bike rental for two, a 90-minute sail for two, a picnic blanket to take home and a picnic basket with gourmet petite sandwiches, salads and specialty desserts. The package begins at $425 per night and is available through Labor Day weekend. A minimum two-night stay is required.
Guests who wish to give back can participate in The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park's new Give Back Getaways program, and help Executive Chef Dangler maintain and cultivate The Urban Farm. Visitors and locals alike can also choose to help The Battery Conservancy in its efforts to beautify the downtown park. Opportunities to volunteer at The Urban Farm are available once a month (May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, and September 21) and guests can help maintain The Battery every Tuesday, May through November.
For hotel reservations or more information, please visit: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/NewYorkBatteryPark/Default.htm.
About The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park
Manhattan's only luxury waterfront hotel, The AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park offers striking views over New York Harbor, Ellis Island, and the monumental Statue of Liberty. The 39-story, 298-room luxury hotel is located in Battery Park's scenic esplanade, close to some of New York's top cultural sites and historical landmarks, including Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial, and South Street Seaport, and within minutes of the hip nightclubs, chic restaurants and eclectic boutiques of Soho, Tribeca, and the Meatpacking District. Inside, a flawless standard of personal service reigns with bath butlers, valets, concierges, spa treatments and 24-hour room service. For more information or reservations, please call (800) 241-3333 or (212) 344-0800, visit the luxury hotel's web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/NewYorkBatteryPark/Default.htm, or consult a travel professional.
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Bike and Roll is America's leading bicycle rental and tour company, serving 100,000 customers just in NYC each year. Bike and Roll was established in 2001, and operates locations in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Miami Beach and Washington D.C. Bike and Roll is a "green" company, helping the Earth's environment by encouraging an alternative, safe and healthy mode of transportation.
With a diverse little fleet of ships, Manhattan By Sail has been dedicated to bringing their passengers an unforgettable sailing experience since 1972. From basic public sails to specialty tours, music events, cocktail parties, family programming, custom weddings and private charters, Manhattan By Sail will make you feel a part of their ever-growing sailing family.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 82 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.
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