With wedding planning often at the top of everyone’s minds, we all want to know where to get the best quality of life possible.
Whether you are looking for a hotel, a venue, or a couple, a wedding venue is a vital component in your wedding planning.
But where can you go to find out if a venue can handle your special day?
In our quest to find the best venues in the city, we asked three experts to pick the best places for a wedding, from the most luxurious to the least so you can get a feel for the type of place that can accommodate your event.
Read on for their picks, as well as how they selected the places that made the cut.
Here are the places we selected for the top 10 best venues:Hotel Aloft – $5,100In our selection of top 10 most expensive hotels in NYC, the Aloft in Chelsea was one of the most expensive, at $5.1 million.
But the hotel also had a reputation for being a great venue for weddings.
Located on the Upper East Side, the hotel’s space is big enough for a couple to have a cocktail and a meal together, as opposed to just a reception.
With a pool table, Jacuzzi, and a private patio, the Hotel Aloft offers a variety of space for your wedding.
The hotel is also a great place to book the venue of your dreams, as it’s conveniently located near the East River.
The Hotel Altona, a boutique hotel located on the upper level of the Albonard, is one of our favorite venues in New York City.
It has a great reception area, a spa, and an indoor and outdoor patio.
For more information, see our guide to the best New York hotels.
The Ritz-Carlton – $4,400The Ressource Hotel in downtown Brooklyn, a historic landmark of the city.
The Ritz Carlton is located on Manhattan’s Upper East side, and features a large lobby and a large pool table.
The location allows guests to enjoy an outdoor pool, which is a great way to start your wedding day.
Located in the heart of Brooklyn, the Ritz has an expansive lobby that is perfect for your big day.
The pool table is located in the lobby, and the rooms are located on either side of the lobby.
The rooms have a large kitchen and bathrooms, as is typical of a Ritz hotel.
The venue is located next to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Hotel Yucaipa – $3,500The Yucaips hotel in the Bronx is a large venue.
It is the largest of all the New York hotel chains, and is located just steps from Central Park.
The Yucaipta has a large ballroom, private balcony, and private kitchen.
With the large pool and a spa and hot tub, the Yucaipping is a fantastic location for a big day of celebration.
Located near the Bronx Zoo, the zoo has a big indoor zoo, which makes the Yucipa an ideal location for your party.
The indoor zoo is open to the public and offers activities for children, including a variety exhibit called The Zoo of the Century.
The outdoor zoo is also open to visitors.
The Regency – $2,900The Regent Hotel in New Jersey, located just west of New York’s City Center.
The Regency is one the largest hotels in New England, with a ballroom in the main ballroom and an outdoor ballroom.
The ballroom is large enough to fit a couple for a cocktail, as a dinner in the dining room, or for a large group gathering.
The banquet room also features a buffet, and has private dining areas, so you don’t have to worry about a big group of people arriving.
The rooftop terrace also offers a view of Central Park, which you will want to plan your wedding to take advantage of.
The roof terrace is also accessible from the lobby and is a very romantic location for the venue.
The Waldorf Astoria – $1,900Located in the Queens neighborhood, the Waldorf is one that you may have to take a bit of time to get used to.
It’s a gorgeous hotel, but its large ballrooms, indoor terraces, and rooftop pools make it a great location for weddings and receptions.
The Waldorf has a massive rooftop pool with views of Central Pkwy.
and the Statue of Liberty, and its indoor swimming pool is great for weddings, especially when guests want to get in the water.
The restaurant on the rooftop has a chef-driven menu, and it offers a great option for a special occasion.
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