Gramercy Park Hotel: Goodbye Wedding Day, Hello Wedding Weekend

GPH offers the ideal location for a customized celebration from start to finish

Not surprising that Gramercy Terrace at Gramercy Park Hotel is a favored location for stylish unions and receptions, the likes of Humphrey Bogart have even celebrated their big day at the property.  The park-side setting, lush greenery, retractable roof, and intimate lounge areas set a stage for signature celebrations.

Now more than ever, couples are choosing to forgo the hassle of multiple venues and instead to stage all of their wedding events from start to finish at the hotel.  “We’ve seen a significant increase in couples booking a block of rooms for two or three nights and having us host the rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception, and a flow through brunch,” explains Sabria Farhat, Director of Catering and Events at Gramercy Park Hotel.

Keeping the events at one venue over the three days allows the couple and their guests to make a weekend of the celebrations, relax in a central location, and gather in customizable spaces set aside just for them.  Couples also have the added benefit of a single point of contact, ensuring each event builds on the next in its décor, lighting, music, service touches and overall tone.  On the big day, the bride and groom can take comfort in the intimacy of their loved one getting ready in a room close by, and revel in the excitement of the big reveal with picture-perfect backdrops throughout the property.

Food and beverage options are also stylized with the series of events in mind – whether it's signature cocktails that celebrates the couples relationship and the union of friends and family, or menus created by Chef Jeff Seizer under the direction of famed Danny Meyer and Union Square Hospitality Group providing guests with an epicurean experience sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate.

For wedding receptions of 100 guests or more, Gramercy Park Hotel offers a complimentary suite that can be used as a private dressing area during the day complete with complimentary champagne, and a romantic retreat for the first night of the honeymoon topped of with rose petal accents.  With access to 24-hour room service, couples can indulge in late night noshing and breakfast in bed. , In-room spa and beauty services can also be arranged.

The Legend Lives On:  Gramercy Park Hotel

Located across from Gramercy Park in a residential community at the foot of Lexington Avenue, Gramercy Park Hotel brings together ideas and viewpoints, styles and inspirations, and people and personalities.  Since opening in 1929, Gramercy Park Hotel has been at the heart of the city’s arts, culture, fashion and social life.

For bookings, contact the special events team at 212 201 2168 or sfarhat@gramercyparkhotel.com