25 Amazing Places To Get Married In NYC

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If you’re seeking the perfect place to host your wedding in New York City, our list of this season’s top-rated wedding venues will help make your decision easier. We have compared ratings and reviews for more than 500 NYC venues, and are proud to present the winners below.

These rankings are based on user reviews aggregated from The Knot, Wedding Wire and Yelp as well as insider tips from our loyal customers. Number of reviews and stars as of November, 2016.

#1. New York Marriott Marquis

611 Reviews 4.3 Stars $$$ Capacity: 2400

What we love:

  • Located in the center of Times Square, just minutes from St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Museum of Modern Art, and many other icons of Manhattan
  • The stunning Broadway Ballroom, with a capacity of 2,400 guests
  • Comprehensive event planning services with Marriott Certified Wedding Planners

Neighborhood: Theater District
Website: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-photos/nycmq-new-york-marriott-marquis/

#2. Roosevelt Hotel

567 Reviews 3.8 Stars $$$ Capacity: 420

What we love:

  • The gorgeously restored 1920’s interiors
  • Choice of the Terrace Ballroom or the Grand Ballroom for your wedding
  • The Roosevelt has appeared in several major movies, including Wall Street, The French Connection and Maid in Manhattan

Neighborhood: Midtown East
Website: http://www.theroosevelthotel.com/

#3. Grand Hyatt New York

480 Reviews 4.5 Stars $$$$ Capacity: 2000

What we love:

  • Located minutes away from Grand Central Station
  • Choice between the Manhattan Ballroom and the Empire State Ballroom
  • A designated wedding specialist helps manage your wedding

Neighborhood: Midtown East
Website: https://newyork.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

#4. 21 Club

475 Reviews 4.3 Stars $$$$ Capacity: 450

What we love:

  • Boasts a Prohibition Era wine cellar which held the personal wine collections of President Ford and Elizabeth Taylor, to name a few
  • Exceptional collections of original artwork
  • 10 refined event spaces to choose from

Neighborhood: Midtown West
Website: www.21club.com

#5. W New York

469 Reviews 4.0 Stars $$$ Capacity: 225

What we love:

  • Personal wedding planner to organize your big day
  • Versatile event spaces with sweeping views of Manhattan
  • Whatever/Whenever services

Neighborhood: Midtown East
Website: http://www.wnewyorkdowntown.com/nyc-wedding-venue

#6. Pier A Harbor House

363 Reviews 4.0 Stars $$$ Capacity: 150

What we love:

  • Three floors each boast unique event spaces for everything from large parties to intimate gatherings
  • Third floor has striking views of the Statue of Liberty, the Lower Manhattan waterfront and the Financial District
  • Opened in 1886, Pier A once served as the VIP entrance for European Ambassadors traveling to Ellis Island

Neighborhood: Battery Park
Website: https://www.piera.com/

#7. Allegria Hotel

303 Reviews 3.8 Stars $$$$ Capacity: 200

What we love:

  • Situated in Long Beach, Allegria offers a refreshing reprieve from the bustle of Manhattan
  • Breezy, elegant interiors including a Grand Ballroom
  • Option to hold your ceremony on the pristine beach

Neighborhood: Long Beach
Website: http://www.allegriahotel.com/

#8. Lotte New York Palace

279 Reviews 4.5 Stars $$$ Capacity: 350

What we love:

  • Wonderful variety of event spaces, from the courtyard to the iconic Villard ballroom
  • Dedicated catering and event team
  • Complimentary wedding cake and suite on your wedding night

Neighborhood: Midtown East
Website: http://www.lottenypalace.com/

#9. The Skylark

267 Reviews 4.7 Stars $$$ Capacity: 225

What we love:

  • Panoramic views of Hudson River, Hudson Yards, Times Square, The Empire State Building, and Midtown Manhattan
  • Open-air rooftop terrace
  • Unique “Dinner-by-the-Bite” catering option

Neighborhood: Theater District, Hell’s Kitchen, Midtown West
Website: http://theskylarknyc.com/

#10. Hornblower Cruises and Events

249 Reviews 4.7 Stars $$$ Capacity: 750

What we love:

  • The cruise offers stunning views of New York Harbor
  • Choice of one of 6 luxury yachts in the fleet
  • Comprehensive event planning service

Neighborhood: West Village
Website: https://hornblowernewyork.com/

#11. Battery Gardens

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243 Reviews 4.3 Stars $$$ Capacity: 300

What we love:

  • Much-celebrated executive chef Ari Nieminen, who has been featured in Gourmet, The New York Times and Gastronomica, to name a few
  • Exceptional views of the harbor and Statue of Liberty
  • Elegantly intimate interior

Neighborhood: Battery Park
Website: http://www.batterygardens.com/

#12. 48 Lounge

190 Reviews 4.3 Stars $$$ Capacity: 500

What we love:

  • Open concept layout that creates a relaxed yet dynamic atmosphere
  • Sophisticated decor and menus
  • Personal VIP coordinator for your big day

Neighborhood: Theater District, Midtown West
Website: http://www.48nyc.com/

#13. Park Lane Hotel

189 Reviews 4.0 Stars $$$ Capacity: 200

What we love:

  • Choice between the Ballroom and the Park Room
  • Experienced event planning team
  • Gorgeous views of Central Park

Neighborhood: Midtown West
Website: http://www.parklanenewyork.com/

#14. Museum of the City of New York

186 Reviews 4.0 Stars $$ Capacity: 225

What we love:

  • The gleaming Marble Court reception hall overlooking Central Park
  • Stunning Georgian-style architecture
  • Three spacious outdoor terraces for ceremonies and receptions

Neighborhood: East Harlem
Website: http://www.mcny.org/venues

#15. Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue

174 Reviews 4.8 Stars $$$ Capacity: 200

What we love:

  • Spectacular 360 views of Manhattan
  • Fantastic French cuisine by executive chef Noga Andriani
  • Notable clients have included Remy Martin, Tiffany & Co and Vogue

Neighborhood: Union Square, Greenwich Village
Website: http://www.manhattanpenthouse.com/

#16. Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park

174 Reviews 4.7 Stars $$$$ Capacity: 300+

What we love:

  • Five stunning event spaces to choose from
  • Specialty menus include Kosher and Indian cuisine
  • A wedding specialist to organize and execute your wedding event

Neighborhood: Battery Park
Website: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/new-york/battery-park/weddings

#17. Bateaux New York

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173 Reviews 4.5 Stars $$$ Capacity: 300

What we love:

  • Cruise takes you through the Hudson and East Rivers
  • Curved glass ceiling and walls for breathtaking views of Manhattan
  • Two dining rooms that can be adjoined for up to 300 guests

Neighborhood: Chelsea
Website: http://www.bateauxnewyork.com/new-york-metro/groups/wedding-venue

#18. Bentley Hotel

172 Reviews 4.0 Stars $$$ Capacity: 50

What we love:

  • This boutique hotel offers breathtaking views of the East River and 59th Street Bridge
  • Great location, minutes away from Central Park and the 5th Ave shopping district
  • The sleek Rolls Royce Ballroom, connected to the outdoor patio

Neighborhood: Upper East Side
Website: http://www.bentleyhotelnyc.com/

#19. Sofitel New York

168 Reviews 4.5 Stars $$$ Capacity: 150

What we love:

  • An international team of wedding planners at your disposal
  • French-inspired interiors
  • Fabulous wedding theme options

Neighborhood: Midtown West
Website: http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-2185-sofitel-new-york/index.shtml

#20. Giando On The Water

156 Reviews 4.3 Stars $$$ Capacity: 400

What we love:

  • Choice between the romantic banquet hall or private outdoor patio
  • Stunning views of the Manhattan skyline
  • Experienced banquet manager to coordinate your event

Neighborhood: South Williamsburg
Website: http://www.giandoonthewater.com/weddings.php

#21. Gramercy Park Hotel

151 Reviews 4.3 Stars $$$ Capacity: 250

What we love:

  • Vibrant Renaissance-revival interiors by artist Julian Schnabel
  • Choice between the Gramercy Terrace, the Park Room and the Penthouse Suite
  • Art collection including original pieces by Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst

Neighborhood: Gramercy, Flatiron
Website: http://www.gramercyparkhotel.com/

#22. Tribeca Rooftop

144 Reviews 4.8 Stars $$$$ Capacity: 400

What we love:

  • Innovative, fully customized menus by executive chef Joe Jenkins
  • Magnificent panoramic views of the Hudson River, Empire State Building, and downtown Manhattan
  • Sophisticated industrial design

Neighborhood: Tribeca
Website: http://tribecarooftopnyc.com/

#23. Dyker Beach Golf Course

127 Reviews 4.5 Stars $$$ Capacity: 600

What we love:

  • Lush, tranquil space in the heart of Brooklyn
  • Beautiful indoor and outdoor venue options, including an intimate outdoor gazebo
  • Dedicated event staff to help create your dream wedding

Neighborhood: Dyker Heights
Website: http://www.dykerbeachgc.com/

#24. Four Seasons Hotel New York

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114 Reviews 4.5 Stars $$$ Capacity: 270

What we love:

  • The dramatic, Art Deco inspired FIFTY7 event space
  • Simplified planning with a dedicated Four Seasons wedding expert
  • Complimentary two-night suite for the bride and groom

Neighborhood: Midtown East
Website: http://www.fourseasons.com/newyork/weddings/

#25. 3 West Club

108 Reviews 4.5 Stars $$$ Capacity: 150

What we love:

  • Located in the heart of Rockefeller Center
  • Six luxurious spaces to choose from
  • Rooftop Solarium and terrace with views of St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Neighborhood: Midtown West
Website: http://www.3westclub.com/web/3west/weddings

Honorable Mentions

We can’t discuss classic wedding spaces without mentioning two of New York City’s most memorable locations…..

The Plaza

What we love:

  • Richly historic event spaces including The Grand Ballroom and The Terrace Room
  • Celebrities including Catherine Zeta-Jones and Eddie Murphy have hosted their weddings at The Plaza
  • Complimentary bridal suite for the night of your wedding

Neighborhood: Midtown
Website: http://www.theplazany.com/

The Central Park Boathouse

What we love:

  • Beautiful views of the lake and Central Park
  • Ability to explore the lake in a rowboat or ride in a Venetian gondola
  • Historic setting, offering you a choice between iconic indoor and outdoor spaces

Neighborhood: Central Park
Website: http://www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/private-events.php

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