The Vanderbilt at South Beach

Staten Island



With dramatic ocean views, relaxing natural acoustics, and a truly magnificent vista of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, the Vanderbilt at South Beach is a picturesque setting for your wedding celebration. This opulent facility possesses a grand staircase, dramatic chandeliers and spectacular draping. Your guests can witness the exchange of vows in a pristine beachside wedding ceremony. The immaculate glass enclosed chapel offers a more intimate setting for a romantic ceremony. As guests enjoy a cocktail hour on the deck, pose for dazzling photos along nearby boardwalks and under a beautiful sunset. The Vanderbilt at South Beach boasts Staten Island's only oceanfront ballroom. The vast ballroom features rich carpeting, a marble dance floor, and large windows. You and your guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the city skylines of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Jersey Shore. Whether you choose a traditional three-course meal or family style serving you can expect delicious gourmet food and professional white glove service. The Vanderbilt at South Beach is easily accessible from all five New York City boroughs, New Jersey, and Long Island.

Venue Style

Ocean/Waterfront View, Ballrooms


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 420 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 500 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 420 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a required guest minimum of 175 for Saturdays, 75 for Sundays and Fridays and 60 for weekdays. The buffet option is not available for Saturday weddings. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony ranges from $500 to $1,750 and includes an extra half hour of event time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. Please inquire with venue coordinator for pricing.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Vanderbilt at South Beach is estimated at between $12,705 and $15,018 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Chiavari chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Valet/shuttle service provided
Personalized menus and place cards

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM