***Please be advised that blocking rooms at various hotels was not an options for our wedding unless s we chose to have the reception in the hotel’s event space. We apologize for this inconvenience***
If you want to rage it into the evening with us then…..
Our #1 Pick: Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn ~ Located DIRECTLY across the street from the reception site and 15 minute taxi ride to Manhattan, the Bride and Groom have the South 7 Loft reserved for their wedding night. Our guests have bought out the $199 rooms Rooms are now $320.
Our #2 Pick: Hotel Le Jolie in Brooklyn ~ Located a few simple blocks from the Brooklyn Bowl. Try to get rooms on the backside facing the city, top floors. Guests have ranked this hotel the #1 Brooklyn Hotel on TripAdvisor.com. (http://www.hotellejolie.com/)
FOR THOSE MAKING A WEEKEND OF IT….
The first time you go to New York, go ahead and be a sight-seer—everyone should visit the Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Times Square, etc. But on a return trip, pick a neighborhood and go deep. You’ll find hole-in-the-wall bars, great delis, quirky shops, trendy boutiques. Exploring the non-touristy side of New York is an incredibly rewarding experience for a traveler. There are “safe choices, such as the NY Marriott (Brooklyn Bridge) or Hilton, but boutique hotels offer rich history and energy. Please consider our suggested locations to stay while you enjoy New York City.
Ace Hotel ~ Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, this unique 12-story boutique hotel is filled with vintage furniture and room styles ranging from bunks to lofts.
The Franklin ~ Considered a Bed and Breakfast, The Franklin is hailed as one of New York City’s most romantic hotels. It’s location on East 87th Street (Upper West Side) puts it just a few blocks from Central Park, the Guggenheim, and the designer shops on Madison Avenue. Bvlgari toiletries, Frette bathrobes and access to the New York Sports Club are some of the amenities offered.
The James Soho ~ The James Soho at Thompson and Grand pays homage to the neighbourhood’s artist community with work from local and international artists, like the wall surface at the entrance made entirely of recycled keyboard keys.
The Larchmont ~ A European-style hotel located in the charming Greenwich Village with equally charming prices not far from New York University and Union Square.
The Marrakech ~ Enjoy the exotic colors and flair of Morocco at this hip urban oasis while taking in the sights and sounds of New York City, all while sticking to your budget in Josh and Karen’s Upper West Side Neighborhood.
Room Mate Grace ~ 139 avant-garde design rooms in New York in Times Square. Perfect for the theater lover. Very close to shopping and tourist areas and Bryant Park, Museum of Modern Art and Rockefeller Center are within a 10 minute walk.
St. Giles ~ Located in the heart of the historic Murray Hill neighborhood, St. Giles provides a touch of classic New York blocks from some of the greatest museums, shops, theaters, skyscrapers, and landmarks in the world.
Akwaaba Mansion ~ A glorious 1860s landmark Bed and Breakfast located 15 minutes from Manhattan. The meticulously restored Italianate villa has a blend of antiques and Afrocentric elegance.Rates start at $170 a night and includes a Southern breakfast and afternoon tea and refreshments.
Hotel Le Jolie ~ Located a few simple blocks from the Brooklyn Bowl. Try to get rooms on the backside facing the city, top floors. Guests have ranked this hotel the #1 Brooklyn Hotel on TripAdvisor.com.
Wythe Hotel ~ Started with the discovery of a factory on the Williamsburg waterfront. The building was constructed in 1901 and has been converted into a 72-room hotel. Located DIRECTLY across the street from the reception site.