THE TOP 5 WEDDING VENUES IN NEW YORK

Your magical destination wedding in New York City

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1. Mandarin Oriental

If you are looking to celebrate your wedding high above the iconic New York skyline, the five-star luxury Hotel Mandarin Oriental is the ultimate solution in terms of service, comfort and style.  Floor to ceiling glass opening out onto the epic views of  the Upper East Side.  The Mandarin offers such a sense of exclusive arrival when walking into the opulent lobby on the 35th floor where you can expect to be greeted by your name without having to announce yourself ! You might enjoy one of their stunning deluxe suite for your stay where the beds a dream to sleep in.

Offering a bird’s eye view of the city, their 6,000 square foot Ballroom is probably their biggest pride. Featuring three 18-foot high walls of floor-to-ceiling windows, the salon overlook the most spectacular backdrop of Central Park, columbus circle and the hudson river. It boasts three immense, oval chandeliers that recreate a sea of crystal which sparkles across the high ceiling. Why not pamper yourself and get ready with your bridesmaids in their world-renowned spa and the stunning swimming pool on the 35rd floor, the morning of the ceremony ?

The Mandarin Oriental offers different food packages that’s includes passed hors d’oeuvre, buffet stations during cocktail hour, and a delicious customized three-course meal; top-shelf open bar !  The divine experience can last a little longer if you indulge your guest with a recovery wedding brunch the next day !

Mandarin Oriental WeddingCredit : Brian Hatton 

2. 620 Loft & Garden

This world-class venue features spectacular views over the iconic Fifth Avenue, New York and St. Patrick’s Cathedral from a sumptuous historic garden, complete with a reflective pool and fountain. The private, customizable indoor & outdoor space accommodates about 160 guests for a wedding reception and 120 for a seated dinner. Access is through two manned private elevators that go right up to the 7th floor.

Friends & Families have the luxury to experience the outdoor garden during any season; so that’s a tented section of the garden is offered all year round. Natural light from wall-to-wall windows overlooking the magnificent Prometheus statue always flooded the interior, Rockefeller Plaza & the marquee of Radio City Music Hall. During the holiday season, 620 Loft & Garden overlooks the Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Rink and the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, which is the perfect setting for a joyful holiday celebration. At the winter event, the coat check, located right next to the bar, is very practical.

You can expect a white glove service passing around champagne & hors d’oeuvres.  The venue offers the space for creativity to thrive. The inside is a clean, blank palette that you can do just about anything with when it comes to lighting and decor. The staff is incredibly responsive, professional, kind and caring by always making sure everything is perfectly orchestrated  !  An amazing combination of a tranquil, traditional outdoor garden and a chic, modern, totally customizable loft. 

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 CREDIT : 620 Loft & Garden

 3. Four Seasons Hotel New York

Would you like to impress your international guests in a dramatic 21 Foot Ceiling Event space on the occasion of your destination wedding in New York ?  Four Seasons, located in Midtown, on the iconic Park avenue, one of the most incredible venue in the entire New York City, has a lot to offer in terms of style and endless possibilities  !  Many  couples plan their dream day in New-York from a different city, with the help of a destination wedding planner, and can rely on total confidence with the Four Seasons expertise. 

Timelessly chic yet contemporary, Four Seasons Hotel New York provides a superlative New York venue for your social event. Expect an incomparable level of prestige and convenience, and count on them to make sure every detail is unforgettable.

The grand ballroom-syle can host up to 270 people for a cocktail reception or up to 120 people for a dinner.  The Four Season has established strong bonds with all of manhattan’s top wedding suppliers, guaranteeing you the finest quality and style in every detail. From the moment you engage Four Seasons Hotel New York, one of their on-site wedding professionals will be your dedicated contact to handle all of your wedding-planning needs such as reserving your dates, plan the schedule of events,  and customize your menu, décor and every single details.  Let the wonderful team of Four Season New York works their magic to make your dream come true !

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 Credit : The Four Season New York

4. Gotham Hall

The breath taking Gotham Hall, located on 1356 Broadway NYC, is  still considered to be one of the top 5 wedding venues in New York. A architectural masterpiece composed the main hall, creating one of the most stunning wedding backdrops ever. It is also home to a three thousand square foot incredible stain glass skylight  set in the ceiling of the domed of the Grand Ballroom. 

Sumptuous architectural marvel aside, Gotham Hall has a world renowned expert staff that will make tour dream come true and help you meticulously prepare every aspect of your big day. Celebrating your destination wedding at Gotham Hall  is all about sophistication sophistication. The food and wait staff service  is basically a true legend; while wedding international guests enjoy the fantastic indoor lighting that is the ceiling area of Gotham Hall. For smaller & private gatherings, unwind in one of their oak paneled rooms &  replete with fireplaces. Sip cocktails on the mezzanine to overlook the spectacular Ballroom !

The best wedding planners also view the Gotham Hall as the tremendous standard for an exceptional venue for a wedding that will always be remembered for a life time.  Let that incredible venue captures your special day !

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5. ANGEL ORESANZ CENTER

Built in 1849, the building was originally the Ansche Chesed Synagogue and is considered to be the oldest reformed Synagogue in the United States. The Angel Orensanz Foundation has been home to  magnitude of diverse performances and private events for, wedding, fundraisers, concerts. Cooperating in world-class events with MoMa, The Whitney Museum, The Guggenheim and many other museums and arts centers in New York City.

They run a library of social and cultural history as well as a collection of thousands of digital files and video of Angel Orensanz. The Foundation prides itself in maintaining the building at 172 Norfolk St., the former Ansche Chesed Synagogue which was built in 1849, in its architectural integrity and in the tradition of the German Reform Movement of the mid 19th century. The building was a also favorite space for Alexander McQueen creativity.

The venue include so many things that it took a lot of worry and additional items off your wedding to do list. The sound system is top notch, the lighting design and technician can absolutely transform the space.   For a sit down dinner and dance floor the main level can accommodate up to 260 guests. For an informal reception the space accommodates  up to 300 guests. The mezzanine level can accommodate an additional 200 guests. The venue offer rental equipment. A great choice for the couple looking for an all rounded solution !

wedding-planner-parisCredit : THE ANGEL ORESANZ CENTER

Article Picture : Adagion Studio Miami

Jean Charles Vaneck
About the Author

Jean Charles is not only a passionate degree-qualified event manager and luxury wedding planner, but also an intuitive artist & a smile maker.
Through experiences in luxury and hospitality field, Jean Charles developed extraordinary organization and communication skills essential for creating the most elegant events on a daily basis. Being one of the first male wedding planners in France has been a rewarding professional journey. With all these exceptional resources, Sumptuous Events will weave your ideas and create an event far beyond your expectations. On this blog, we have gathered our latest events, inspirations & ideas. Enjoy reading and thank you for your visit !

 

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