Union Square Meetings & Events
W New York - Union Square sits boldy at the crossroads of Manhattan, where downtown chic brushes against classic uptown. The striking architecture of the landmark 1911 Beaux-Arts Guardian Life building complements the future forward design to give guests a feeling of playful luxury with spacious light-filled rooms. Enjoy your choice of seven state-of-the-art meeting rooms packed with modern amenities and juxtaposed with nostalgic nuances. Creative in approach and innovative in design, our meeting and events space is the perfect venue for serious business or indulgent celebrations.
NYC Meetings and Events
W AT A GLANCE
Year Opened: 1911 Guardian Life building
Guest Rooms: 270
Largest Meeting Space: Great Room 2,300 sq. ft.
Number of Meeting Spaces: 6
Sales Tax: 8.875% Room Tax: 14.75%
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Ideal Function Size: 10-300
Experience the iconic Great Room, where our expert team will help you make a splash on a grand scale. On a dedicated private floor, our bold space is 2,300 square foot with floor to ceiling windows and a 23 foot vaulted ceiling, replete with turn-of-the-century grandeur and original detailing from the 1911 Guardian Life Beaux-Arts Building.
Ideal Function Size: 10-30
Elevate any meeting from ordinary to extraordinary in our Studios. Located on our exclusive event floor, each room carries vibrant natural lighting and some feature a fabulous view of Union Square Park. Let our delectably crafted menu options and personal events specialist spark your vision into life.
BEVERAGE & FOOD
Playfully customize any meeting or event with our creative catering menus and food displays.
Indulge in our Union Square playground.
Irvington: Located on the ground floor of W New York – Union Square, Gerber Group's Irvington offers a Mediterranean-influenced menu of New American classics highlighting fresh, locally-sourced ingredients from the neighboring Union Square Greenmarket.
Living Room Capacity: 30
Wine Room Capacity (private events): 50
LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
Travel Distance: Approx 11.0 miles
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Travel Distance: Approx 15.0 miles
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Travel Distance: Approx 18.4 miles
Grand Central Station
Travel Distance: Approx 1.4 miles
Penn Station - New York
Travel Distance: Approx 1.4 miles
New York Port Authority Bus Terminal
Travel Distance: Approx 1.9 miles
CITY RAIL SYSTEM
Connect to Manhattan, Queens, or Brooklyn via the 14 St-Union Sq station (connecting to subway routes L, N, Q, R, 4, 5, and 6), just steps in front of the hotel.
With easy access to any PATH train stop in Manhattan and New Jersey, the 14 St PATH train stop is a brief ten minute walk from the hotel, and each ride costs $2.75.
Metered fares and prices may vary.
- Vibrant and stylish Union Square location
- Spectacular floor to ceiling windows in the meeting space
- Two dedicated floors of private event space
- Most space contains a marvelous view of Union Square Park
- Creative menu offerings curated from the Union Square Greenmarket
- Sustainable, fresh and authentic food offerings
- Unique historical architecture throughout all the space
- On-Site Specialty Events team
Go Green: The earth is green and we like it that way. Ask our team about our Carbon Offset Program where you can offset the carbon emissions created by your event. Track your energy/waste consumption during your next meeting and give it back.