Whether New York is your home or you’re considering a New York City destination wedding, the InterContinental New York Barclay is a marvelous luxury wedding venue full of warmth and ambiance. The Barclay was built in 1926, designed in the New York Federalist style and was recently fully renovated in a multimillion-dollar redesign. The result is a splendid combination of fascinating history and exquisite architecture with contemporary design and modern luxury.
When it opened in 1926, it was a popular socializing spot for the likes of Bette Davis, Marlon Brando and Ernest Hemingway, and has since maintained its popular reputation as the preeminent destination for today’s most discerning travelers, movie stars, political figures, diplomats and U.S. presidents
Weddings at the InterContinental New York Barclay are well-orchestrated, sophisticated and stress-free. The masterful team of LGBTQ+ inclusive event experts adores weddings and eagerly and thoughtfully supports the couple through the entire planning process of each wedding.
Hotel weddings are a magnificent option for weddings because everything you need is under one roof including space for your wedding and all its supporting events, a 24-hour gym, in-room dining, pet-friendly rooms, a business center and vendors at the ready for creating the wedding of your dreams.
At InterContinental New York Barclay, you’ll find that there are seven well-appointed meeting rooms totaling 20,000 square feet available for your wedding ceremony, reception, cocktail hour, rehearsal dinner and smaller wedding-related parties. Guest capacities range from 20 to 500 from galleries and ballrooms to suites and salons. The two ballrooms boast coffered ceilings, elegant chandeliers, custom crown molding, specialty carpeting, and custom lighting and millwork.
The gourmet cuisine served at InterContinental New York Barclay is nearly all local, sustainable, natural or organic options, keeping in line with the United Nations 2030 agenda for sustainable development. Additionally, the hotel has a waste management program that is one of its many initiatives aimed at reducing its carbon footprint, including recycling, composting and reduced paper consumption. Even the hotel lighting is achieved with light emitting diodes (LED).
Room blocks are available so you can have all of your loved ones nearby for the wedding festivities. Because the InterContinental New York Barclay boasts 702 well-appointed guest rooms and suites on 15 floors, it’s able to accommodate most wedding guests. This allows for everyone to enjoy staying until the wee hours, as well as attending your other events surrounding the wedding. An in-house special concierge will be assigned to your room blocks to ensure additional premium service as well as special perks for the parents of the couple, and of course, the couple themselves. It’s important for you to feel pampered on your wedding day, and there’s no shortage of individual attention with the dedicated staff at the Barclay.
If you’re planning an entire wedding weekend or just want to invite your guests to enjoy all that New York offers, at InterContinental New York Barclay is perfectly centered in the heart of Midtown Manhattan’s East Side near Park Avenue, and the city’s most dynamic Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue shopping, dining, Broadway theaters, museums, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Central Park and the United Nations.