InterContinental New York Barclay




With a rich history and ornate details, the sophisticated Intercontinental New York Barclay is an impressive venue for an elegant wedding. Build in 1926, this grand hotel has a classic Park Avenue ambience with federalist-style details, a majestic grand staircase, and a glamourous chandelier. It’s just the venue for a fairytale event, with an enchanting atmosphere recalling the grandeur and glitz of the 1920s. And, the hotel’s got the glamour, romance, and history associated with famous socialites, political campaigns, venerated literary figures, and Hollywood’s brightest stars. With several ballrooms, you’ll find the venue that best suits your event, and the hotel’s wedding-planning services will help you make sure that everything is perfectly executed. Entertain your guests at a reception hosted in The Gin Parlour- a refined space with influences from Dutch and English gin bars reminiscent of the Roaring ‘20s. The Intercontinental has been the stage for many stories. Let it host yours.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Event Center, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 3 hours in advance. Inquire with the venue for earlier start time. Events must end by 12:30AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $2,500. The set up fee for a ceremony only wedding is $5,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $25 per person. A complimentary bridal suite is included with a minimum $50,000 spend. If event meets minimum $75,000 spend a complimentary 2 night bridal suite will be included. There is a minimum guest count of 125 people in the Grand Ballroom, and a minimum guest count of 75 people in the Empire Ballroom.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at InterContinental New York Barclay is estimated at between $42,550 and $48,086 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Public garage
Prosecco and water served upon arrival into ceremony and reception
Complimentary hair and makeup for bride with any 3 night guest room stay

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
BYO alcohol
Beer and wine only
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 12:30AM
Wedding coordinator recommended