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Central Park Carriage Company
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Myself and my husband visited New York in May and a horse and carriage trip in central park was on my bucket list. Our driver Frank Rodden was absolutely fantastic. He was so chatty and told us so much about the surroundings. His horse Pickles...More
We caught a carriage at the South East corner of Central Park. It was a nice and sunnt day in May. We had an interesting conversation with our well-traveled, friendly driver of Irish descent. We talked about the sights we passed, New York and politics....More
Frank was delightful. After running the gauntlet of salesmen trying to talk me out of the horse carriage and into a people powered carriage, I was directed to Frank. He has a wicked sense of humor and is quite informative. He seemed to enjoy his...More
I prebooked online, a 45min carriage for Chritmas Day at 10 am, as requested we arrived at 9.45 - but due to bad organisation we did not get in a carriage until 10.15 and then the ride only lasted for 30 mins . Also I...More
First of all Christmas Day is an extremely hectic day for us, one of the busiest days of the year. Secondly I have checked my records and I have gotten back to you and there is no double charge. If you can email me a...More
It’s just not worth it. They have a plaque on the side of the carriage stating prices which instantly made us wary as it tells you there a problems with bad practices. They have a price of $50+ for 20 minutes and then $20 +...More
The signs on the side of the carriage are displaying the legal rates set by the city of New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs. It actually promotes good business practices as the rates are fixed for each carriage for each ride. I'm not sure...More
I would certainly recommend this company to anyone visiting Central Park for the first time. It cost less than $60 for our 30 minute tour. The guide was very informative and pointed out a lot of famous sights, ranging from celebrity apartments to movie filming...More
We took the 45 minute ride through Central Park. The carriage driver was incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining. We can't recommend them more highly.
My wife and I were married in New York 11 years ago, after which we walked through Central Park and had our wedding breakfast at the Park Lane Hotel. We have been back almost every year and 'always' spend time in central park, walking and...More
What a fun experience! I can't remember our drivers name =( but I certainly can remember the horses name, Pickles. The driver was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. He gave us suggestions on must try, off the beaten path, places. And great suggestions they were....More