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11 Luxury Wedding Venues in NYC for the Perfect “I Do”

New York City is at the top of every list when it comes to where to have a luxury wedding wedding and it is clear to see why. With so many amazing options throughout the entire city, you’ll have your pick of stunning luxury wedding venues in NYC. 

As a wedding photographer with years of experience capturing luxury weddings in the city, I can tell you that these venues are absolutely gorgeous and create such an amazing backdrop for you and your partner to celebrate this amazing day together! 

So, if you are looking for that fairytale place to say I do, let’s take a look at a few of the top luxury wedding venues in NYC that will give you just that! 

Top Luxury Wedding Venues in NYC

Gotham Hall

Lively wedding celebration in a grand ballroom with guests gathered around a stage, elegant table settings, and a magnificent chandelier overhead.

First on the list, we have Gotham Hall. This building was originally built back in the 1920s as the Greenwich Savings Bank and has some of the most beautiful architecture still preserved today. 

Not only does the Grand Hall create a stunning backdrop with massive 70-foot ceilings and a stained glass window as your skylight, but you’ll also get access to other parts of the hall like the Oak Room, the Lounge, and the Mezzanine. 

This venue truly creates a grand event and you can really take the Grand Hall and transform it into anything you want for your dream wedding. They can also accommodate anywhere from 250 to 500 guests so there is plenty of room for everyone on your list!

Cipriani 42nd Street

Opulent wedding reception hall with arched windows, grand chandeliers, and tables adorned with pink floral centerpieces and golden chairs.

If you are looking for a venue that feels as if you’ve jetted off to Italy (but without all the hassle) Cipriani 42nd Street is your venue. This Italian-inspired space is breathtaking and has so many amazing touches throughout with massive marble pillars, vaulted ceilings, and intricately decorated floors. 

Cipriani 42nd Street is right in Manhattan so it’s the perfect location for an NYC wedding and not only offers an amazing backdrop inside of the venue, but there are also a ton of places right around that are perfect to slip away to for some more private portraits. 

If you are looking to throw a larger wedding, this is a great option as it can host up to 850 guests! 

The Plaza Hotel

Let’s be honest, no list of the best luxury wedding venues in NYC would be complete without The Plaza Hotel. This is not only an iconic hotel to stay at, but it is one of the best places to get married in the city. 

The Grand Ballroom and The Terrace Room are second to none and create a stunning backdrop for you and your partner to start your new life together. Plus you’ll have the planning team at The Plaza Hotel there to help you transform this space into your dream venue. 

With intricate architecture, beautiful artwork, stunning chandeliers, and so much history, you can’t ask for much more than this hotel! 

620 Loft and Garden

620 Loft and Garden is such an amazing wedding venue and one that has both indoor and outdoor options to give you more flexibility and options when it comes to your wedding. Plus, it is located in the iconic Rockefeller Center right in the heart of the city. 

This venue is not only amazing because of the space itself, but also the views. You’ll have amazing views of Fifth Avenue and the gorgeous St. Patrick’s Cathedral right from the terrace. 

One thing to keep in mind about 620 Loft and Garden is that is it a bit smaller than the other venues on this list. Seated, it can accommodate 120 guests inside of 75 guests outside so be sure to keep that in mind as you narrow down your guest list! 

The Pierre 

A romantic and intimate moment with a bride and groom reflected on a polished surface, surrounded by soft lighting and elegant interior decor.

When you think of luxury wedding venues in NYC, The Pierre is absolutely one of the best. Not only is the hotel itself a beautiful place to be, but the team there makes your wedding a day you will never forget. 

With multiple spaces that you and your guests can move through throughout the night to a team of planners that are second to none in the city to Central Park views, you really can’t ask for much more. 

Plus, you’ll get a completely customized menu from their in-house chefs for a meal you and your guests will not forget and connections to some of the top vendors in NYC to put together a wedding better than you could have ever imagined. 

Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Blue Hill at Stone Barns is not only an amazing restaurant, but also a dream place to have your wedding. It is the perfect balance of rustic and luxurious and every part of this venue is amazing. 

Their courtyard is a stunning place to have your ceremony and The Hayloft creates a magical feeling for you and your guests to dance the night away and celebrate your love. Plus, with locally sourced food for your menu, you will have a dream meal that will make this special day even better. 

501 Union

A silhouetted bride and groom embracing in front of bright windows, framed by ivy and twinkling lights, in a dimly lit romantic setting.

501 Union is an amazing venue if you are looking for something that has a bit more of an industrial vibe to it. Once home to a restoration shop for classic cars, this venue has been transformed into a dream luxury space with plenty of room for you and your guests on your wedding day. 

You can walk down the aisle in the Covered Atrium before heading into the Lounge with a beautiful marble bar for a cocktail hour. Finally, you can head into the reception hall to celebrate the night away with your guests for the perfect end to the perfect day. 

Plus, if you want to have an even more unique wedding, you can even have a food truck pull right into the Covered Atrium for you and your guests to enjoy! 

Tribeca Rooftop

A black and white image capturing an emotional first dance at a wedding reception, with onlooking guests and a modern chandelier illuminating the venue.

If you are wanting that dream New York City skyline as your backdrop for your wedding, you can’t ask for much more than the Tribeca Rooftop. This amazing venue gives you unobstructed views of places like SOHO and The Empire State Building. 

Plus, there is also an indoor space that gives you the same amazing views with huge windows looking out across the city. Elegant, yet minimal, you really have a blank slate of sorts when it comes to a wedding here so you can transform it into the venue of your dreams! 

The Rainbow Room

If a wedding at Rockefeller Center is your dream, but you don’t want to have it at 620 Loft and Garden, you’re in luck! Instead, you can head up to the 65th floor to the Rainbow Room

This venue has been host to a ton of high-profile individuals over the years and it is clear to see why. The Rainbow Room offers stunning views of the city, amazing touches throughout that are elegant but subtle, and plenty of room for a dance floor, you and your guests will not want the night to end! 

For a reception with a dance floor, The Rainbow Room can accommodate up to 250 guests, plus the location just can’t be beat whether you live in the city or are traveling in for the wedding. 

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Designed back in the late 1800s, the Weylin is truly a show-stopping venue. The massive dome, lit up against the surrounding area, is one that you absolutely cannot miss and the interior is even more impressive. 

The intricate details and open space on the inside really make you feel like you are at the center of it all. The party is just getting started after you say I do because this venue is the perfect place for a grand reception. 

Plus, you can even escape up to the top dome for an intimate moment and incredible views with your new spouse! 


Last, but certainly not least, we have the Glasshouse. Now, there are actually three different Glasshouse locations throughout the city to choose from that are all just as amazing as the next. 

The Glasshouse location opened up in 2021 and has the most space out of all of them. This venue is absolutely massive and has amazing views plus outdoor terraces, green rooms, and more! 

The Chelsea location can accommodate up to 200 guests for a cocktail-style reception or 150 seated. You’ll get amazing views of Manhattan and the Hudson River. Plus, you can actually rent out two floors and create separate spaces in both! 

Finally, There is Glasshouse on the Park which is their newest location. This space has a bit more of a historic feel to it while still being luxurious. Plus it is located right next to Bryant Park! It is on the smaller side of their venues with a 120-person capacity per floor. 

An overhead view of a bride and groom kissing on a New York City street, casting long shadows beside a yellow taxi cab.

Final Thoughts on Luxury Wedding Venues in New York City 

With so many luxury wedding venues in NYC, you will have no issue finding the perfect wedding venue for you and your partner to tie the knot. Whether you are looking for a slightly smaller wedding or a grand event with everyone you know, NYC has you covered. 

Now all you need is the perfect photographer to capture your dream wedding. If you are still searching for the perfect luxury wedding photographer, click here to take a look at my services or get in touch to chat about what you and your partner are looking for!

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