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JW Marriott Essex House New York

160 Central Park South · New York, New York 10019 USA

JW Marriott Essex House New York Weddings

Event Spaces & Facilities

Choosing your Manhattan wedding venue is about more than just finding a beautiful location. It's about choosing a place that will stand the test of time. From our Art Deco façades to our prime spot near the Central Park gates, JW Marriott Essex House New York seamlessly marries style and tradition, making it ideal for a ceremony or wedding reception near Central Park.

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Grand Salon

Let our Beaux Arts-style Grand Salon, with its breathtaking chandeliers and hand-painted murals, transport you and your wedding guests to the Palace of Versailles. The venue can accommodate up to 350 guests in a banquet-style setup or 550 for a reception. The connecting Petit Salon creates a sense of arrival for your guests and is ideal for post-wedding ceremony cocktail hours or ceremonies. Combine the two spaces for a seamless transition from the social hour to dinner, dancing and beyond.


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Petit Salon

Connected to the Grand Salon by a stylized set of arched doors, the Petit Salon is ideal for cocktail receptions and wedding ceremonies. Make full use of the room with a standing reception for 250 or seated celebration for 120. The Petit Salon offers floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Central Park South, making it an ideal reception venue, ceremony space or post-wedding brunch destination.


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Park View Salon

JW Marriott Essex House New York is pleased to present the Park View Salon, a newly created private reception venue adjacent to the Petit Salon. Located in our historic lobby, its floor-to-ceiling windows offer expansive views of Central Park South. As many as 400 guests can attend when the two spaces are combined and up to 950 when adjoined to the Grand Salon.


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Art Deco Salon

The classic Art Deco Salon pays tribute to the highly stylized decor of the 1930s, and its intimate size makes it ideal for smaller Manhattan weddings, rehearsals and more. Host 80 for a seated affair or up to 125 for a cocktail reception.


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Central Park Room

Ideal for smaller ceremonies and receptions, the Central Park Room offers windows with incredible park views. Located on our New York hotel's second floor, this room seats 120 in its full capacity or can be divided into two spaces, Central Park East and Central Park West, for seated wedding events with 50 to 60 people and standing receptions for 70 to 90 guests.


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SOUTHGATE Bar & Restaurant offers panoramic views of the entrance to Central Park South, as well as freshly renovated spaces available for private celebrations. The dynamic energy of the restaurant is ideal for wedding rehearsals, brunches and cocktail receptions and can accommodate up to 250 guests. At SOUTHGATE, you'll experience cozy, fireplace seating, a magnificent marble bar, wall of mirrors and Art Deco-inspired décor, including a dramatic floor-to-ceiling wine installation. Discuss the possibility of adding this venue to your wedding package with your events planner.


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