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The Carlton Hotel's new "Elope to New York" package

Historic New York hotel has a new package that offers all the lavish trimmings for the big day

Skip the stress of planning a big traditional wedding while still getting the stylish wedding of your dreams, with The Carlton Hotel’s new Elope to New York package. This historic luxury property provides brides and grooms with everything to make their romantic New York nuptials an unforgettable experience.

With a three night stay at the Carlton Hotel, couples will have ample time to get their marriage license and say their “I do’s” at one of the many iconic city locations. New York City’s brand new Marriage Bureau has been the venue of choice for thousands of New Yorkers and celebrities such as Matt Damon and Luciana Bozán Barruso, and Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery - as well as the wedding venue of fictional characters like HBO’s Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big. Alternatively, the bride and groom may choose a romantic spot in Central Park or perhaps the deck of a harbor cruise for their nuptials.

The Carlton Hotel’s Elope to New York package features all the big day essentials, including: 
* 3 Nights in a Standard Room at The Carlton Hotel
*  Bottle of Champagne
*  Bouquet of Roses for the bride on the wedding day
*  3-Hour Limousine service to escort couples to their wedding venue
*  Up to 2 Hour photo shoot with a professional NYC photographer and the disk of photos

Package based on availability and starts at $2279 per couple, plus tax.
For more information about the package, go to: 
Upgrades and additional options are available. If guests would like to add more elements or customize this package, call The Carlton Hotel’s package department for additional service at (212) 302-4019.

Having recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation by world renowned architect David Rockwell of The Rockwell Group, The Carlton hotel blends old world luxury and Beaux-Arts flourishes, with stylish modernism. The Carlton features one of the city’s most beautiful hotel lobbies. The vaulted ceilings, marbled floors, floor-to-ceiling suede paneled walls; soothing waterfall and rich mahogany frame the lobby. Originally designed by Harry Allen Jacobs, and completed in 1904 as The Seville Hotel, The Carlton serves as a historic reminder of New York’s elegant past.  An inspired fusion of old-world elegance with distinct contemporary energy and glamour, the century-old Carlton’s blend of historic and modern design perfectly captures the city’s spirit. Millesime, deriving from the French word for vintage, is the new restaurant in the Carlton Hotel. An organic collaboration not just by namesake, Millesime is built within the historically landmarked details known in the space, including the exquisite 1904 Tiffany-style glass dome skylight and the extraordinary mosaic floor. Millesime, accessible from the Carlton Hotel’s lobby, exists on two floors and offers a menu which draws its inspiration from the classic seafood dishes found throughout France complimented by a variety of specialty cocktails.  Across a 30-foot glass bridge stands Bar Millesime, reminiscent of an old English club, this elegant room has vaulted ceilings and wood paneled walls.  Furnished with leather bound chairs and a handcrafted marble bar, the reservation-only lounge serves as a nostalgic portal transporting guests to times of the NYC’s historic past. The Carlton is also a member of the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, a brand of Preferred Hotel Group™. Additional information on the hotel may be found at

Headquartered in Park City, Utah, with offices in Stamford, Conn., Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, LLC, is a full-service management and asset management company that specializes in luxury and upscale urban hotels and complex resorts.  The company is engaged in resort and unique hotel marketing and management and asset management for a variety of major hotel real estate investors and owners.  Gemstone currently manages or asset manages more than 20 projects.  Additional information about the company may be found at