Whether you love the bright lights of the big city or the lush greenery of Central Park, NYC makes for a beautiful backdrop for a wedding day. New York also boasts a wide assortment of options for wedding locations, from the lesser known hidden gem wedding venues to the more traditional wedding venues of the greater New York City area.
If you're looking for something more traditional and glamorous, perhaps a swanky New York hotel is more your speed. Check out the following slides below to see a list of fantastic hotels for weddings in Manhattan:
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Mandarin Oriental Ballroom
The ballroom at the Mandarin Oriental features floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over Central Park & Manhattan on the 36th floor, for a truly breathtaking view. Weddings at the Mandarin Oriental Ballroom include a bridal suite with every reception. As a bonus, if you hold your wedding reception at the Mandarin, you receive one free honeymoon night at any Mandarin location in the world.Continue to 2 of 7 below.
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The Peninsula Salon de Ning
The Peninsula Salon de Ning rooftop venue on the 23rd floor overlooks Fifth Avenue with a glittery view of the New York skyline. The Peninsula's Salon de Ning is decorated with Chinese influences for a stunning setting for any wedding reception and is available year round.Continue to 3 of 7 below.
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The Plaza’s Grand Ballroom
The Grand Ballroom at the Plaza is the perfect place to host an opulent affair, due to its 1912 grandeur. This venue has hosted a number of celebrity weddings, including Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas.Continue to 4 of 7 below.
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Le Parker Meridien’s Estrela Penthouse
The elite Estrela Penthouse venue offers 360-degree views of Manhattan with the option to include a poolside reception. The hotel also offers options for rehearsal dinners and morning-after brunches to continue the celebrations with your guests. The Estrela Penthouse is situated on the 42nd floor of the hotel and includes an outdoor terrace as well as an enclosed space, allowing for year-round weddings with views of both the Manhattan skyline and Central Park.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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The Grand Ballroom at the Pierre
The Grand Ballroom at the Pierre has hosted esteemed guests like the Rolling Stones and Prince Phillip. Book a reception here and get the ceremony in the separate Cotillion Room for free. The Grand Ballroom features 18-foot silver-and-gold ceilings and a capacity to accommodate 1,500 guests.Continue to 6 of 7 below.
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The Waldorf-Astoria features one of the largest and most decadent ballrooms in the city, it was styled after Court Theater in Versailles. A stunning location to host your special day. The Grand Ballroom at Waldorf-Astoria offers the only four-story, two-tiered ballroom available for weddings in New York City, making the venue unforgettable as a reception space.Continue to 7 of 7 below.
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The Trump SoHo has a variety of spaces available for couples to plan their wedding event, including the sophisticated SoHo Ballroom. With a muted color palette, modern fixtures, floor-to-ceiling windows, and 3,900 square feet of open space, the SoHo Ballroom is the perfect lower Manhattan wedding venue for receptions for up to 400 guests. The hotel also offers another smaller ballroom called Hudson and the stunning SoHi space, an enclosed rooftop venue with majestic views via the floor-to-ceiling windows from 46 floors up. SoHo is perfect for intimate weddings up to 80 guests.