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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

Weddings at Our Hotel

Here at JW Marriott Essex House New York, we're always in touch with the park yet never out of touch with the city. The combination of our timeless architecture and stunning features and amenities makes us a breathtaking Central Park wedding location.

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Central Park Weddings. Expertly Curated.

We embrace tradition, without being traditional. JW Marriott Essex House New York seamlessly blends the elegance of the past with the comfort and sophistication of the future. Our customized catering delivers the perfect cuisine to suit your theme, and our dedicated wedding planning experts help complete the atmosphere you have long dreamed about. Every wedding package is uniquely designed for you. Just beyond our doors, with its arched bridges and romantic paths, the natural beauty of Central Park provides the perfect backdrop to capture stunning photos of your special day.


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Your Day. Just the Way You Envision It.

At JW Marriott Essex House New York, we know that your wedding day is about your preferences, not just extravagance. Beauty is in the details and never the pretense. Going above and beyond for your special day isn’t an “extra” in our book – it's expected..


Our team of dedicated wedding planners will work with you, from the first meeting to the very last toast, to ensure your ceremony and reception feel exclusive. With world-renowned JW Marriott standards and unparalleled culinary excellence, we vow that no detail or intricacy will go unnoticed. We can also craft a special bridal suite just for you and your bridesmaids for pre-wedding preparations on the big day. From Spa Services by PRIMP to the perfect pre-wedding photo shoot, you'll find everything you desire in one place.


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Custom Celebrations

Just as no two couples are the same, every wedding celebration at JW Marriott Essex House New York is a unique affair designed with the couple’s individual style in mind. Our experience with custom celebrations — including Indian, Muslim, kosher and LGBT weddings — means that we bring in the experts where necessary to ensure your celebration details are perfect. The hotel maintains partnerships with the area's finest caterers for specific ethnic cuisine, and we focus on creating the ultimate Central Park setting by providing the right venue, stage, tables, chairs, house linens, wait staff, event management and more.


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Planning and Catering Services.

Collaborate with the expert event planning and catering teams at our New York hotel to design the Central Park wedding of your dreams. You can be sure that they will flawlessly execute your plan down to the smallest detail.

Wedding Packages

Based on our years of experience, we have created a variety of Central Park wedding packages with numerous customizable details for your special day. From the cake to the canapés, flowers to the filigree, we can achieve your vision, one detail at a time. Our talented chefs and expert wedding planners will work with you to create a unique reception for family and friends. We'll handle all of the details, so you can relax on your special day.

Food & Beverage

When it comes to your Central Park wedding reception, our certified wedding planners will flawlessly execute the details of your big day. They will help you choose from several customizable wedding packages and services, designed by our executive chef, to make your New York affair a unique experience to remember for years to come.


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Intimate Celebrations

Rehearsal Dinners

There's nothing like a great meal to bring together family and friends on a special occasion. With meals prepared by award-winning chefs who work with you to create a satisfying menu, there will be nothing left to do but enjoy the food, family and friends.


Post-Wedding Brunches

Kick off the first day of the rest of your life with a gourmet breakfast or brunch with family and friends following your dream wedding day. Then depart for the honeymoon well-rested and ready for an adventure.


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Hotel Highlights

With an abundance of well-appointed amenities, JW Marriott Essex House New York provides the perfect accommodations for your Central Park wedding celebration. Your guests can relax in one of 511 lavish guest rooms or luxury suites and experience all of the services and amenities available at our Central Park location.


Our hotel amenities include:


  • 528 newly renovated guest rooms, including over 100 spacious suites
  • Central Park location
  • On-site restaurant – SOUTHGATE
  • New JW Executive Lounge
  • Spa services by PRIMP
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access in public spaces
  • Valet parking (for a surcharge)
  • In-Room Technology:  Suites and guest rooms are now equipped with enhanced high-speed access to your personal Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube and Pandora accounts, as well as Crackle, an app for movies without a login.


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Group Rates

With our group rates and reservation packages, it's now easier than ever to make your guests feel welcome. Whether it's an intimate gathering or a large-scale celebration, you can reserve blocks of rooms at a discounted rate for your guests. We also provide a complimentary, custom-designed website, making it even more convenient for you and your guests to make reservations.


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Spa Services by PRIMP

Enjoy a pampered experience while visiting our Central Park hotel with deluxe spa treatments at PRIMP Spa Services. Offered in the privacy of a guest room or our new spa treatment rooms, get manicures with the bridal party or enjoy a beauty session before your wedding.


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Directions & Parking

Located on Central Park South, JW Marriott Essex House is in the heart of New York City.


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Valet parking is available for a daily fee of $70.

Contact Us

For information about JW Marriott Essex House New York weddings near Central Park, contact our planners at 1-212-484-5144, via email or complete an Online Request for Information.