Frequently Asked Questions for Wedding Venue
What service does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner
What settings does your venue provide?
Indoor, Outdoor - Covered, Outdoor - Not Covered
Describe your venue:
Do you have onsite catering?
What types of cuisine does your venue specialize in?
American (New), Asian, Japanese
Do you allow outside catering?
Do you offer an on-site wedding consultant?
Do you have a liquor license?
Do you offer valet parking?
Is there handicap access?
Do you have liability insurance?
Do you have a site fee?
Are there any special characteristics about this venue such as scenery or architecture?
Located waterside, and on top of a hotel, Penthouse808 offers indoor/outdoor space with incredible views of the East River and Manhattan skyline. With a glass-enclosed retractable roof, Penthouse808 provides the comfort of heat during the cold months, and the cool of air conditioning on hot summer days. There are both indoor and outdoor bars, as well as indoor and outdoor seating.
How does your venue determine the cost of the space?
The cost is determined by food and liquor packages, along with any other extras, which are priced per head/per hour.
Do you offer any special packages for rehearsal dinners?
Yes, we offer rehearsal dinner specials at our restaurant, as well as our sister location, Hotel Chantelle, located in the lower east side of Manhattan. Both of our venues have rooftop restaurants, that are perfect for your rehearsal dinner!
Do you offer additional items for the ceremony?
We offer your choice of either an indoor or outdoor ceremony. We have all of the necessary items for your ceremony, and anything else you may need, we can get for you.
Do you rent other items such as linens, tables, or flatware?
We provide all of the linens, tables and flatware. No rental fee.
What is your staff-to-guest ratio?
One server per 20 guests, plus additional support staff.
Do you require clients to use a specific list of vendors?
Do you require the client to use your musicians? If you do not require this, is that an additional fee to bring in one's own musicians?
No, however, we work with excellent dj's that are available for hire. If you would like to use your own musician, you may do so without a fee.
Do you have any special side rooms that can be rented out for the occasion?
We offer room blocks in the hotel for your guests. The bride and groom are given a complimentary bridal suite. If you and your guests would like to stay for our late night lounge after your ceremony/reception, we will give you a complimentary bottle service table for you to dance the night away!!
Can the client provide their own alcohol if desired?
No, with minor exceptions.
What restrictions (if any) on decorations?
Our space is yours to decorate on your special day. However, over-decorating is discouraged as to not take away from the natural beauty of our rooftop view.
What restrictions (if any) on photography?
Photographers, and videographers are welcome and encouraged.
What restrictions (if any) on music?
All musical choices are welcome.
What restrictions (if any) on attire?
There are no restrictions on attire during your event.
What restrictions (if any) on noise levels?
We are located on top of a hotel, and like to be mindful of our other guests, however, we encourage you to have as much fun as you can during your event.
Does your venue often accommodate more than one event at a time?
That depends on the number of people per event. Wedding ceremonies and receptions are private.
Do you offer security, if requested?
What is your dress code?
Can you provide a coat check?
Describe your bathroom facilities:
We have two different bathroom facilities on our roof. Inside we have three unisex bathrooms and a men's room, and outside we have one unisex bathroom with three stalls.
Describe your parking facilities:
We have a small parking lot, and offer valet for all of our events.
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
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