Library Hotel Elopement New York City

Library Hotel Elopement New York City

The Library Hotel is a boutique hotel in New York City which offers a classic and central location for elopement and intimate weddings. An open air terrace and glass atrium attached to a bar and lounge area provides a unique space for a ceremony and a reception of up to 50 people.


  • Poetry Garden: up to 20 people seated, 30 standing
  • Outdoor Terrace: up to 40 people seated, up to 50 standing
  • Writer’s Den: up to 30 people seated, up to 40 standing *recommended for only holding a ceremony*


  • Writer’s Den: up to 25 people seated banquet style
  • Poetry Garden: up to 12 people seated banquet style
  • Entire 14th Floor (Writers Den + Enclosed Terrace + Poetry Garden & Terrace): 75 people

The Hotel

The hotel is a paradise for book lovers with book themed decor and the rooms are organized like the Dewey Decimal Classification. Room examples:

  • 700.004 Photography
  • 1100.006 Love
  • 800.001 Erotic Literature

The onsite restaurant, Madison and Vine, offers causal/ elegant American bistro dining. It is located a block from the New York Public Library, Bryant Park and near Grand Central, wonderful locations for wedding portraits! Would be a unique hotel to stay at while in town eloping or having an intimate wedding.

Check out this article by Hill City Bride featuring Kristy May Photography images and the Library Hotel.

For an officiant for your Library Hotel wedding, or other New York City ceremony, see my vendor list here.

Real Wedding

After a ceremony on the terrace at the Library Hotel officiated by Kim of Officiant NYC, this couple visited the Public Library, Bryant Park, a subway station, Grand Central, and the Chrysler Building.

Location: 299 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017.

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