Cosmopolitan Elegance: A Ritz-Carlton NY, Battery Park Wedding

With stunning harbor views, indoor and outdoor event space, gorgeous surroundings, and superlative service, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park  promises the perfect Manhattan wedding.  From the elegant wedding décor to the epicurean dishes, from parties of 10 to parties of 400, the hotel will attend to every detail for the special day, setting a new standard in romantic elegance. In addition, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park’s team of experts will complement the marrying couple’s wedding planners and providers to ensure that everything is done to their taste.

For the bride in search of a spacious venue for her dream wedding, The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom offers an elegant art deco-inspired space that can be transformed to fit her style.  The space will be expertly designed by the hotel, or any outside vendors the bride and groom should choose, to exceed their most discerning standards for the big day.

For a more intimate wedding, brides need look no further than Rise.  Located on the hotel’s 14th floor, Rise provides a sophisticated, contemporary atmosphere, with an outdoor terrace and expansive views over New York Harbor, Ellis Island and the monumental Statue of Liberty.

On-site gourmet chefs, led by French Master Chef Jacques Sorci, prepare masterful presentations to captivate guests’ palates and imaginations, whether for a formal sit-down dinner, an intimate brunch, or a chic New York cocktail party. A Ritz-Carlton wedding professional will assist brides in choosing from the extensive offerings. A selection of specialty menus for vegetarian and vegan cuisines, as well as external options for Kosher or international catering, is also available.

With the new Ritz-Carlton Rewards loyalty program, the bride or groom who signs a wedding contract will receive Ritz-Carlton Elite Silver Status as well as three Ritz-Carlton Rewards Points for every dollar spent on the wedding (up to 50,000 points). As a special offer for the launch of Rewarding Events as part of The Ritz-Carlton Rewards program, any new wedding contract signed before December 31, 2010 for a 2011 wedding will earn triple points.

Winter weddings will enjoy additional value at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park.

To supplement their special day, the marrying couples may enjoy:

- Suite upgrade for the bride and groom.
- Couples massage in suite for the bride and groom.
- A complimentary welcome amenity for the parents of the bride and groom.
- One complimentary room night for every 25 room nights. 
- Dedicated Wedding Coordinator to assist with the bride and groom’s reservations.

Valid for weddings taking place prior to March 31, 2011, this package applies to weddings with group bookings of 10 or more rooms only and is subject to availability.  Winter rates begin at $275 per night.

Furthermore, couples who choose to marry during certain months of 2011 and 2012 and spend a minimum of $45,000 on catering for their wedding will enjoy a complimentary five night honeymoon at any Ritz-Carlton Hotel or Resort around the world. 

For more information or to reserve your wedding day at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, please call 917-790-2403 or visit the website. For more information about The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, please visit www.ritzcarltonrewards.com.

The AAA Five Diamond hotel is situated on Lower Manhattan’s waterfront, and recently completed a $10 million renovation.  The 39-story, 298-room hotel overlooks historic New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.  Inside, a flawless standard of personal service reigns with bath butlers, valets, concierges, spa treatments and 24-hour room service.  Guests venturing from the snug haven of their room can enjoy a breathtaking sunset or step outside for a stroll along the scenic esplanade of Battery Park. Easily accessible and situated amid historic landmarks and monuments, this hotel is within minutes of the trendy Soho, Tribeca and the Meatpacking District neighborhoods with hip nightclubs, chic restaurants and eclectic boutiques which breathe new life into centuries-old communities. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-241-3333 or 212-344-0800, visit the web site or consult a travel professional.