New York Palace's Exceptional Weddings
Following its recent $140 million renovation, The New York Palace continues to deliver impeccable wedding services that create the most unique and luxurious ceremonies. With the ability to customize every experience, an expert team of devoted professionals bring any idea to life and execute unparalleled service.
Venues within a Venue
The New York Palace boasts a variety of venues designed to meet the needs of each couple. Guests can select from several spaces within the historic Villard Mansion, which consists of 13,000 square feet of adjustable space, including The Reid Salon, The Drawing Room and The Library. For grand affairs, The Villard Ballroom provides an elegant atmosphere that can accommodate up to 220 guests with a dance floor and up to 300 without dance floor. The ornate gated carriage entrance and world renowned courtyard provide a distinctive ambiance that is exclusive to The Palace. Combined with the hotel’s celebrated history, unique architecture and state-of-the-art AV equipment, each venue serves as an ideal wedding location.
The Apartment Wedding
Working with the New York practice of HOK, the hotel recently unveiled the latest addition to the its many venues, The Apartment, as part of the renovation. Located in the Villard Mansion, the extremely adaptable space with a distinctly residential feel overlooks the hotel’s iconic courtyard and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The Apartment consists of a series of connecting rooms, including a foyer with a grand entryway, linked together by an open kitchen. Floor-to-ceiling windows shed natural light on the rich hard-wood floors, artful design and gallery-style layout, all of which contribute to couples feeling like they’re hosting an intimate wedding in the New York apartment of their dreams.
The New York Palace provides exceptional services, including a dedicated team of planning experts, to precisely execute one-of-a-kind events. The hotel’s professionals consider each detail to flawlessly exceed every expectation and reflect each couple’s preferences. In order to tailor each occasion, the Palace wedding specialists have built valuable relationships with the best New York City wedding vendors, and can offer services from individual menu and wine tastings to assistance with selecting linens, china and tabletop décor. Contributing to the customizable experience, Jacques Sorci, Executive Chef at The New York Palace creates dynamic menus and cuisine tailored to each couple’s individual style.
The New York Palace Wedding Package
In addition to planning the perfect wedding, The New York Palace houses newly re-designed guest rooms and suites, six restaurants and bars, signature spa treatments, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. To help couples enjoy The New York Palace in its entirety, the hotel presents The New York Palace Wedding Package. The offer includes two complimentary nights for the bride and groom in a Tower Corner suite with a choice of an early 1PM arrival or a late 4PM departure. An in-room amenity of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries awaits the happy couple, and upon request, your very own Maitre d’Etage butler is at your service. The package also includes a complimentary upgrade to a Tower room for the bride and groom’s parents, and a special group rate for wedding guests.Wedding Package rates start at $275 per person and require a minimum of 100 guests.
Specialty Suites for a Special Occasion
As part of the renovations, the hotel recently unveiled two specialty triplex suites, The Jewel Suite by Martin Katz and The Champagne Suite, which can serve as the ultimate bridal, honeymoon or engagement suite. Both luxurious new suites feature exquisite design, while offering special access and amenities. The two 5,000 square foot suites sit 53 stories above Manhattan at the top of the hotel’s exclusive hotel-within-a-hotel The Towers, providing stunning city views. The Jewel Suite’s 20-foot “diamond waterfall” chandelier and “floating” crystal jewel boxes encasing distinctive jewelry will seamlessly add to the romantic atmosphere, and The Champagne Suite’s two-story black and white wall mural by A& M (Alex et Marine) Tatoueurs de Murs is the perfect accessory for such a special occasion. Not only does The New York Palace assist with wedding planning, the hotel has also created The Ultimate Proposal Package that is sure to result in an “I do,” including accommodations at The Jewel Suite and a private consultation with Martin Katz. For the wedding of their dreams, guests who wish to begin the planning process may do so by submitting a proposal athttp://www.newyorkpalace.com/weddings/rfp, or contacting the team directly by calling 212-303-7766 or email@example.com.
About The New York Palace
The New York Palace, a luxury midtown hotel on the corner of 50th & Madison, recently completed a $140 million redesign in the fall of 2013. The renovation transformed the property’s premier rooms and suites in The Towers, a hotel-within-a-hotel. Additional upgrades included new lobbies, specialty suites and six new restaurants and bars – two of which are helmed by renowned Chef Michel Richard. With 909 rooms and suites, The Palace is known for unparalleled splendor, spectacular views, spacious rooms and exquisite service. Located across the street from St. Patrick’s Cathedral and only steps from Rockefeller Center -- the hotel’s world-renowned courtyard incorporates motifs from several 15th-century Italian cathedrals and has served as the entranceway to the historic Villard Mansion since 1882. The New York Palace gracefully blends the landmark Villard Mansion with a contemporary 55-story tower. Guests can reserve accommodations online at www.newyorkpalace.com or contact reservations at 1-800-NY-PALACE (1-800-697-2522).
HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. Through a network of 24 offices worldwide, HOK provides design excellence and innovation to create places that enrich people’s lives and help clients succeed. For four consecutive years, DesignIntelligence has ranked HOK as a leader in sustainable and high-performance design. For more information, visit:www.hok.com.