Sky Room NYC | Venue Review

By Kristen Vergine,

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High above the bust streets of Midtown, the Sky Room NYC is the party destination that takes New York Nightlife to the next level. Located on the 33rd and 34th floors of the Fairfield Inn & Suites Time Square, this stunning bi-level rooftop provides an all-season terrace along with breathtaking 360 degree views of Manhattan and the Hudson River. For locals and visitors searching for a sleek nightlife experience, the Sky Room in NYC has just what you’re looking for. This ultra-lounge offers guests five separate spaces, each presented with its own unique atmosphere. These include, the North Terrace with its retractable rooftop, the South Terrace with its private cabanas, the Times Square Lounge, the Cube Balcony, and Candlelight Lounge.



The Space:

Located on the 34th floor, the North Terrace provides a cozy environment all year round with a fully equipped retractable glass roof cover along with panoramic glass walls, delivering eye-catching views of the Time Square area. Also located on the top level, you will find the South Terrace, which features lush furniture and calming lighting among a rich landscape; a unique setup where guests can truly enjoy a night in the heart of Manhattan.

As for the lower level, you will encounter three separate lounges. The first section, the Time Square Lounge, brings in the exciting and exhilarating pulse of the city into the room. This segment of this famed rooftop lounge is noted as the “cornerstone” of the design and style that represents the mixture of the city’s atmosphere and landmarks below. If you’re searching for the ideal space to submerge yourself in New York’s nightlife, you’ll love every part of this breathtaking and engaging space. If you’re looking to combine a high energy nightclub with an upscale lounge, The Cube Balcony is the spot for you. This section of Sky Room NYC offers a beautiful backdrop of NYC along with live DJs, and amazing music that undoubtedly sets the stage for this picture-perfect party scene. Lastly, the Candlelight Lounge delivers guests the perfect disparity of low key intimacy to the high energy party scene of the exterior spaces in this vibrant venue. The Candlelight space is an impeccable spot to enjoy and take advantage of the venue’s eccentric drink specials and delicious international menu.


This is the upper level of Sky Room. The bar is on the right and the Dj (not pictured) in behind the photographer

A view from the southeastern terrace of Sky Room. You can see the Empire State Building in the center lit up like a Christmas tree


The Menu:

From happy hour to food & desserts to birthday party packages, Sky Room NYC offers an excellent menu that easily matches the venues luxurious atmosphere. Tuesday through Friday, from 5pm to 7pm, guests can enjoy delicious happy hour specials. Individuals can choose from all bottled beer along with all well drinks and wine by the glass. Each drink special for that day is $7 until 10pm. Weekly specials include Jose Cuervo Margaritas, Leblon Cachaca Caipirinhas, and Bacardi Light Mojitos. As for food specials, items such as ($5) bruschetta, ($5) calamari, and ($8) Pizza are offered and go hand in hand with any drink of choice. Friday is considered extra. Guests can enjoy the party with giveaways, tastings, and surprises.

In addition to their remarkable happy hour deals, Sky Room New York offers classic and unique cocktails that are all inspired by a collective of award winning mixologists Allen Katz, Juan Coronado, Sandra Suarez, Joanie Foughner and Thierry Pomies. For special cocktails, some popular choices include Skynnirta; Patron Silver shaken with Patron Citronge orange liqueur, mint, fresh lime and mango juice, served on the rocks in a salt-rimmed glass and the Pearadise; Grey Goose La Poire mixed with a dash of pineapple juice, cardamom infused simple syrup and topped with sparkling wine. If you’re looking to try the classics, Sky Room NYC’s mojitos, margaritas, caipirinha are all exceptional and will not disappoint. Guests can choose to buy by the glass ($15), by carafes ($59), or by pitchers ($89).

For food lovers, you’re in for a treat! Sky Room NYC offers a simple yet delicious dining menu that will coincide with your drink of choice. Guests are recommended to try the house favorites. These include the Sky Room  NYC Calamari, Chef’s Beef Sliders, Thin Crust Margerita Pizza, and Pomme Fries. The venue also offers platter packages that serve up to 6 -10 people. Some favorites include the Italian Platter and Salumeria Platter. For dessert, the Assorted Petit Fours and the Croconuts will certainly leave satisfied. All are homemade!

Birthday Party Packages & Bottles:

Sky Room NYC has a great list of birthday party and bottle service packages that will serve any party needs. Whether it’s a night out with friends or your yearly birthday, this venue has all the tools that will make your special occasion a night to remember. For birthday celebrations, you can purchase the Birthday Bash Package. This includes 1 Bottle Perrier Jouet Grand Brut, 1 Corzo Tequila half-bottle, and 1 Birthday Cake. If you’re leaning towards go big or go home for your birthday, the venue also has the Ultimate Birthday Bash Package which entails 1 Bottle Ultimat Vodka, 1 Bottle Perrier Jouet Blason rose, 1 Bottle of Patron Silver, 1 Birthday Cake. In addition, the Sky Room NYC offers food platers for guests (pre-order only). If you’re interested in purchasing bottle(s), the venue delivers a long list of famous brands and tastes that will surely help get your party started.


Private Events:

If you’re searching for a location to book your next private event, look no more. Sky Room NYC is the perfect spot for luncheons, corporate meetings, cocktail receptions, private screenings, tastings, social gatherings, birthday parties, weddings, holiday parties, photo shoots & fashion shows. The venue provides guests with services such as in-house event planning staff, in-house florist, in-house catering staff, in-house mixologists, in-house graphic designers, in-house creative and sound technician, full kitchen, and an international selection of food.

As for amenities, Sky Room NYC provides 6,500 square feet of usable space, a private entrance with a dedicated elevator, direct TV access , large Screen TVs, private TVs in cabanas, state of the art sound & AV system , sound and video matrix with 3 independent zones, large screen high lumen projector, and DJ equipment.


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