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Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel

Two Times Square, 714 Seventh Avenue at W. 48th Street · New York, New York 10036 USA

Social Events and Terraces

  • 212-765-7676

Social Event Spaces

Set the tone for an impressive gathering at Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel, where you'll find a selection of utterly captivating venues. Whether you choose R Lounge, the smaller Living Room and Bar or the distinctive Vivid Lounge, you enjoy a customized experience that is quite unlike anything else in NYC.


About R Lounge at Two Times Square

R Lounge at Two Times Square is the perfect destination for cocktail receptions, dinners, media activities, fashion shows and business lunches in the heart of New York. This bar can accommodate anywhere from 15 to 300 guests; no matter what the size of your event, rest assured we'll make it special.


Explore R Lounge


To book a special event, contact Carol Pernot at 1-212-445-1445 or via email at [email protected].

R Lounge

Our recently redesigned lounge offers an intriguing mix of old and new, with a nod to the ever-changing excitement of Times Square below. You can expect the unexpected at R Lounge; no two occasions will ever be the same here. Thriving Times Square is on full display through floor-to-ceiling windows; whether framed by daytime energy or the dazzling lights of nighttime, your private event is sure to be remembered for years to come.


Square Footage: 1,260 square feet

Guest Capacity:

Theater - 80 | Schoolroom - 60 | Conference - 40 
U-Shape - 45 | Reception - 350+ | Banquet - 80

Eat and Drink

An outstanding location, magnificent views of Times Square and creative cocktails make R Lounge one of the most electrifying bars in NYC. Accentuate your event with delicious shared plates and craft drinks.

R Lounge Summer Menu 2017 (PDF)

R Lounge Hours

  • Monday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm.
  • Saturday: 12:30pm - 12:00am (lunch Served)
  • Sunday: 12:30pm - 11:00pm (lunch Served)

We accept AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, Diners, and JCB credit cards. Gift certificates are available.

* After 10:00pm, no one under the age of 18 is permitted in the R Lounge.

New Year's Eve

Reservations for New Year's Eve 2019 are now open - more details.

R Lounge - Living Room and Bar

Organic furnishings and vintage pieces exist in harmony in the Living Room & Bar, a flexible venue that allows for both convivial gatherings and more private conversations. It's bordered by the main R Lounge and the Glass Patio, to the south and east. At the center, a one-of-a-kind book tower soars in the air like a giant tree overflowing with leaves.

R Lounge - Glass Patio

Our Glass Patio offers whimsical design evoking the unique beauty of nature - a secret garden of sorts, right in the middle of NYC. Natural stone and wood furnishings make for a cozy ambiance, while hidden alcoves offer comfortable seating for two.

Vivid Lounge

Vivid Lounge is a sleek private space with wraparound windows, enclosed with frosted glass - enabling you to feel part of the action of Times Square, while simultaneously maintaining a sense of privacy. It's a dramatic setting for important events.

Square Footage: 888

Guest Capacity:

Theater - 70 | Schoolroom - 40 | Conference - 36

U-Shape - 32 | Reception - 130 | Banquet - 70

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