In 1893 when William Waldorf Astor launched the grand hotel that would bear his name with the first charity ball held at a hotel, The Waldorf became New York's definitive social venue – a tradition that continues today. These exceptional New York City banquet rooms are renowned for unparalleled catering services and meticulous orchestration of both grand occasions and intimate gatherings. Our professional catering services staff subjects every element of each event to the most rigorous artistic and presentation standards, and any special request-from the mundane to the esoteric -can be accommodated in inimitable Waldorf fashion.
Host grand events or elegant, intimate meetings from 10 to 1,500 guests at Waldorf Astoria New York, a luxury Manhattan hotel. With 60,000 feet of restored meeting room space and 40 world-class banquet rooms providing a unique variety of settings, The Waldorf Astoria is the ideal New York hotel for all types of events.