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New York City’s hotel expansion reflects the economic growth throughout the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. By 2019 NYC hotel inventory will exceed 135,000 rooms as the City continues to attract new developments in luxury hotels, boutique and lifestyle brands and independent and affiliated properties ranging in size and style. The opportunities for business and leisure travelers are immense, and great options exist at every price point and length of stay. Here are just a few of the City’s meeting and conference hotels. For a complete listing, see our 2017 Meeting Planner Guide.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
This newly renovated and redesigned 665-room hotel offers stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and 47,430 square feet of upgraded and expanded meeting and event space. The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is located in historic Brooklyn Heights, just a few blocks from Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 85-acre green space that runs along the East River, and is within easy walking distance of the Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The guest rooms have been restyled with contemporary flair and feature wall-mounted flat-panel TVs, spa-like bathrooms and artwork inspired by the neighborhood. The hotel’s 32 meeting spaces include the 18,105-square-foot Grand Ballroom, the 3,135-square-foot Northside Ballroom and a variety of boardrooms and smaller meeting spaces. The on-site catering and event-services-and-technology teams will work with you to customize menus and room setups, and to provide audiovisual assistance to ensure your next event goes off without a hitch.

Grand Hyatt New York
This stunning contemporary hotel offers guests a distinctive Park Avenue address, stylish surroundings, vibrant restaurants and exquisite service. As a multiple-year recipient of the prestigious Pinnacle and Gold Key awards for outstanding service and meeting facilities, the Grand Hyatt New York has attained status and grandeur that few hotels in the world can match. The hotel offers more than 60,000 square feet of meeting space, including the 19,000-square-foot Empire State Ballroom and the 5,000-square-foot Manhattan Ballroom, which can accommodate more intimate gatherings of up to 500 guests. The Chrysler Room and Park Avenue Room each provide more than 800 square feet of space and striking views of 42nd Street. The recently renovated $8-million conference level features 15 modern meeting rooms and state-of-the-art boardrooms. The entire 14th floor of the hotel is home to 22 special-function executive boardrooms designed for smaller meetings.

New York Hilton Midtown
A sophisticated international hotel designed for both the business and leisure traveler, the New York Hilton Midtown is located in the midst of New York City’s many corporate headquarters and media centers. The hotel offers more than 150,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space and, including the column-free, 24,726-square-foot Grand Ballroom, the largest in the City. The ballroom has a stage with hydraulic lifts, modern projection equipment, full-size flies for scenery and curtains, a sophisticated lighting system and facilities for closed-circuit television. The hotel also features three additional ballrooms—the Trianon, the Mercury and the Sutton—with additional salon meeting space on the second floor. The concourse and fourth-floor levels have meeting facilities for small and medium-size groups as well as an executive boardroom and a video conference room. With two fine-dining restaurants, two comfortable lounges, a posh 8,000-square-foot fitness club and much more, the New York Hilton Midtown is the premier venue to host your next event.

New York Marriott Marquis
Located in Times Square and the Theater District, the 1,949-room New York Marriott Marquis is just steps from the world’s best shopping, restaurants and nightlife. The hotel has nearly 150,000 square feet of meeting space, and a $150 million hotel-wide renovation included the addition of a state-of-the-art fitness center, new high-speed elevators and six restaurants and lounges. The elegant, oversized guest rooms are complete with Marriott Revive® beds with designer duvets, big, fluffy pillows and luxurious linens. The property has 55 event spaces, including the 29,000-square-foot Broadway Ballroom, the 21,550-square-foot Westside Ballroom and a variety of more intimate venues. The hotel’s award-winning 2,000-person catering team, led by master chef George McNeill, can create menus to suit any size gathering.

Sheraton New York Times Square
Situated steps from Times Square, the Sheraton New York Times Square is a sophisticated hotel for both business and leisure travelers . This recently renovated, iconic Midtown Manhattan venue features 1,780 thoughtfully appointed rooms and more than 60,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including the 14,535-square-foot Metropolitan Ballroom and the 11,000-square-foot Executive Conference Center, which has on-site audiovisual support and a private entrance. The Sheraton New York Times Square also has a state-of-the-art fitness center by Core® Performance, on-site dining at the Hudson Market, an exclusive Club Lounge, 24-hour access to FedEx and business center services, and other convenient amenities. The property also offers The Link@Sheraton computer stations with complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby area. Additionally, guests enjoy close proximity to popular NYC attractions like Central Park, Radio City Music Hall, the Broadway Theater District, Rockefeller Center and Madison Square Garden.

The Waldorf Astoria New York
This Grande Dame hotel with 1,100-plus rooms, more than 300 suites and 60,000 square feet of event space captures the essence of New York with its classic luxury rooms and suites, Guerlain Spa, elegant restaurants and lounges, and sophisticated spaces for meetings. The Waldorf Astoria is home to noted florist Floralia Decorators and Kenneth’s Salon and offers 24-hour room service, an on-site garage and all the accoutrements one would expect from such a high-end establishment. The Waldorf Astoria’s 54 event spaces include the historic Grand Ballroom—New York City’s only two-tiered ballroom—which holds up to 1,500 guests and the 18th-floor Executive Meeting Center, which was designed to accommodate smaller gatherings and give guests magnificent NYC skyline views. The hotel’s roomy quarters make it an especially compelling venue for larger events. Don’t miss your chance to experience this landmark—a truly iconic New York institution.