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JW Marriott Essex House New York

Event Spaces

JW Marriott Essex House New York offers world-class luxury in a distraction-free environment of understated elegance. Our historic location overlooking Central Park South, combined with an attentive staff, creates the perfect space for expertly crafted events. Experience productivity and serenity seldom found in Midtown Manhattan venues.

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Grand Salon

Let our Beaux Arts-style Grand Salon, with its breathtaking chandeliers and hand-painted murals, effortlessly transform from a corporate event venue to an elegant reception space. Enjoy room for 400 attendees in a theater-style setup, 185 for a schoolroom setup or 550 for a standing reception. The connecting Petit Salon creates a sense of arrival for your guests and is ideal for small meetings and intimate receptions in Midtown Manhattan.


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Petit Salon

Connected to the Grand Salon by a stylized set of arched doors, the Petit Salon venue is ideal for corporate luncheons, intimate cocktail receptions and small meetings in Midtown Manhattan. Make full use of the room with a theater setup for 140 or a seated affair for 150. The Petit Salon offers floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Central Park South, making it an ideal event space for post-meeting cocktail receptions or a pre-conference breakfast.


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Art Deco Salon

The classic Art Deco Salon pays tribute to the highly stylized decor of the 1930s. The intimate size of this venue makes it ideal for smaller receptions and events, and its unique design offers a refreshing change of scenery from a long day of meetings. Host 80 for a seated affair or up to 125 for a cocktail reception.


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Central Park Room

Ideal for smaller Midtown Manhattan corporate events, the newly renovated Central Park Room offers oversized windows with incredible park views. Located on the hotel's second floor, this venue seats up to 160 in a theater-style setup. The space can also be divided into two smaller rooms, Central Park East and Central Park West, accommodating up to 75 attendees in a theater setup or up to 50 in a schoolroom setup.


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Second Floor Meeting Space

Our second floor boasts 14 updated breakout spaces featuring modern decor with neutral furniture and texturized wallpaper. Each event venue is equipped with large windows, some with Central Park views, for ultimate productivity and creativity. Rooms are named after world-renowned parks such as Hyde Park in London, Borghese in Rome and Tivoli Park in Slovenia. Our two boardrooms are named after Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the two pioneer landscape architects responsible for the design of Central Park.


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Olmsted and Vaux, our two permanent boardrooms, can accommodate up to ten attendees each and are equipped with designer furniture and full audiovisual capabilities - perfect for C-level events and executive board meetings in Midtown Manhattan.


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1x1 Meetings

Business takes precedence at the JW Marriott Essex House New York. Our goal is to meet your event's needs, from large-scale conferences to exclusive 1x1 meetings.

Host your next Midtown Manhattan conference within our luxury breakout spaces, from fully renovated event venues to well-appointed suites and guestrooms that convert effortlessly into intimate meeting sessions. Our 1x1 Meetings format allows you to enjoy flexible and private use of each floor, featuring fully equipped 1x1 venues, hospitality suites, registration suites and storage rooms. Our spacious guestrooms can be easily converted to accommodate your company's needs.

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SOUTHGATE Bar & Restaurant

Mixing historic elegance with sophisticated, modern style, SOUTHGATE Bar & Restaurant offers panoramic views of Central Park, a cozy fireplace and an impressive glass wine wall. Freshly renovated and available for semi-private Midtown Manhattan events and private buyouts during any meal period, this event space offers a one-of-a-kind atmosphere for a lunch break or post-meeting reception. The restaurant can accommodate up to 250 guests.


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