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Central Park Carriage Company

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New York City, NY, USA
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About Central Park Carriage Company
Central Park Carriage Company strives to give the best possible service to our clents and our horses. Our horse drawn carriages are Owner operated. The majority of our members are working with their own horse an carriage. Guided tours of Central Park via Horse Drawn Carriage have been a tradition in Central Park since the 1850's When you book with us you book directly with owner/driver/ member of The Central Park Carriage Company. No middle. NO BOOKING FEE! Deal directly with the owner operators. Most of our group members have over 25 years experience. Please beware of third party sellers who are not directly affiliated with this business. WE are hands on guys and gals. The gentleman you may encounter in the streets approaching Central Park with maps in hand asking do you want carriage rides? *Do not work for our business* they are pedicab salesman who are trying to "bait and switch" you into a pedicab! Beware of third-party sellers come straight to the Central Park Carriage Company.
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StephenCross wrote a review Oct 2019
Dublin, Ireland14,849 contributions1,458 helpful votes
Carriage tours are really a tourist trap but they have lasted the test of time. Plenty to choose from. Interesting tour guides.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Rita C wrote a review Aug 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
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 was adorable. Frank really made this experience excellent for us and I would highly recommend asking for him if you are looking to book this. Fantastic experience. Rita
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Daniella wrote a review May 2019
Sigtuna, Sweden1 contribution
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. And I could pay with a credit card; which was great. But all in all; I would say that 54 dollars is too expensive for a 20 minute ride through the park. It's better to walk.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Michael N wrote a review Mar 2019
Malibu, California2 contributions2 helpful votes
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 job and has been doing it forever. He knows history, misc. facts, gossip and rock & roll anecdotes. It was relaxing.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Lyn,Australia wrote a review Jan 2019
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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 discovered the company actually charged my credit card for 2 carriages instead of just 2 people. They have refused to return my calls or emails. Extremely disappointed -
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Frank R, Owner at Central Park Carriage Company
Responded Mar 12, 2019
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 copy of your credit card statement that shows where you were charged twice by "Central Park Carriage Company" then by all means you will receive a refund but there are many companies out there with very similar names.
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