The Ravel Hotel and Penthouse808


The Ravel is a Long Island City boutique hotel that overlooks the East River and Roosevelt Island. Crowning the Ravel Hotel is the 9,500 square foot newly redesigned and renovated Penthouse 808, an indoor/outdoor rooftop restaurant and lounge overlooking Manhattan. Our dining and nightlife venue offers patrons an exciting menu of Pacific Rim dishes to accompany its breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline. Open for dinner daily and late-nights on the weekends, as well as brunch on Sundays, guests enjoy this neighborhood hotspot whether on a romantic date, celebrating a friend’s birthday or throwing a private party, including weddings and corporate events.



About Us


Atop The Ravel Hotel, Penthouse808 has Long Island City's only glass-enclosed, retractable rooftop restaurant and lounge, allowing us to host weddings year round. Located on the East River, the breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline and Roosevelt Island is one of New York City's best, creating a magical setting for your wedding ceremony and reception.



Why Brides Choose Ravel

The view from Ravel combined with amazing service, impeccable attention to detail, delicious food and great ambiance makes our venue a top choice for New York brides. We offer the bride and groom, their bridal party and guests a wide range of special amenities and warm hospitality, along with unmatched service.

Ravel Hotel Wedding Amenities at a Glance


  • Indoor/outdoor reception area
  • Complimentary wedding planner
  • Bridal suite
  • On-Site accommodations for overnight guests
  • Menus by Executive Chef Seth Levine
  • Complimentary Menu Tasting Once a Wedding is Booked
  • VIP Elevator Access
  • Valet Parking
  • Shuttle Service

Price Range: $$$ – Moderate; Guest Capacity: 225 - 500; Settings: Ballroom, Waterfront, Hotel, Restaurant

Planning a Perfect Wedding Day
Call the Ravel Hotel today at (718) 289-6107. We will be happy to arrange a consultation with a wedding planner to discuss our wedding services and provide a tour of our facilities.        


Special Events

In addition to our custom designed wedding parties, the event planning staff at Penthouse808 helps clients with a wide range of other special events and celebrations including, but not limited to:

  • Corporate events
  • Seminars
  • Retirement parties
  • Bridal showers
  • Baby showers
  • Seminars
  • Bar / Bat Mitzvahs
  • Sweet 16 parties / "Quinceañera"
  • Luncheons
  • Product Launches
  • Film / TV / Photo Shoots
  • Screenings
  • Wrap Parties
  • Room Rentals

Previous renters include: NBC, MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1, Food Network, History Channel and more.

Sunday Brunch*

*Spring/Summer - On Sundays, brunch is served in our penthouse restaurant between 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. weekly and a late night menu is available until 12:00 a.m. Thursday through Saturday, providing an invaluable resource for those looking for quality dining options after many other restaurants are closed.



Penthouse808 Cocktail Menu

Our special cocktail menu complements the rooftop restaurant’s stunning view of the Manhattan skyline across the East River. Whether you are sipping on one of Penthouse808’s signature cocktails such as the Sun Blush (vodka citron, watermelon, mango, cantaloupe, lime and agave) or enjoying a bottle from the reserve wine list, you can enjoy the spectacular sight of New York City, while sitting indoors or outside. During brunch on Sundays and for any special events, large format cocktails will be available for groups to share and indulge in together. The 40-foot long bar offers a spacious area to socialize and enjoy top-notch service.

Seth Levine


Executive Chef Seth Levine (of our sister property Hotel Chantelle, The Stand, Wine & Roses, Georgica in East Hampton and Gurney’s Resort in Montauk) draws upon his diverse culinary background to bring Penthouse808 his innovative Pacific Rim menu accompanied by inventive presentations and creative offerings.


What is Pacific Rim Fare?

Pacific Rim fare pulls from a variety of flavors originating from the Pacific Rim of the United States, including Asian and Hawaiian influences. Signature dishes are served in unique arrangements such as a Grilled Swordfish skewered onto a 3-foot sword and a raw seafood tower served with a telescope along with a map of the constellations and certain visible landmarks of NYC. Our extensive menu offers a wide range of other food options. You will find summertime classics like Miso Glazed Black Cod, Lobster Dumplings and White Summer Truffle Ravioli along with Sesame Seared Tuna and Truffle Glazed Rack of Lamb and more traditional fare such as Grilled Jumbo Shrimp and Herb Roasted Chicken. Plus, our sushi chef, who has worked in many of NYC’s top restaurants, creates specialty rolls with the freshest and highest grades of fish available. Whether you choose the Ravel Hotel’s Penthouse808 for your wedding or other a special event, you can count on Chef Levine’s talents to create eye-catching, scrumptious meals for any occasion.


Contact Us Today
Find out more about our guest services, event planning and how we can create a custom designed wedding that reflects your vision.

Call the Ravel Hotel today at (718) 289-6107.
Arrange a consultation with an experienced wedding planner.    



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At Ravel, LOVE always wins...


LGBTQ Weddings At Ravel Hotel:

The Ravel Hotel is the ideal venue to host your gay or lesbian wedding and stands with you in your commitment to each other. We take pride in inviting you and your partner to plan the same sex marriage celebration that you have always imagined. We handle every detail for you: Ceremony, receptions, entertainment, decor, menu and everything in between.

From the procession through to your reception, our dedicated, friendly staff will be right by your side, ensuring that every detail is perfect.  We take immense pride in working with LGBTQ couples to help make their wedding dreams come true. The Ravel Hotel embraces diversity and works closely with you in creating the wedding of your dreams. 

Perched high above The East river with the most dramatic and romantic views of the entire Manhattan Skyline in Queens, Ravel hotel is one of New York’s most iconic NEW landmarks, with event venues on different roof-decks: Penthouse808, The Observation Deck, Profundo Pool Club Terrace and the Stunning 10th floor roof deck with views for days. Our new construction also offers a grand ballroom with covered outdoor terraces, for a formal occasion, and our flagship Penthouse808 boasts a high-end, sleek and urban feel with top services such as our world class menu (Seth Levine, Executive Chef), all perched high above our guest rooms featuring the glittering Manhattan skyline.

 Views from our Rooftop

Views from our Rooftop

Breathtaking Views

Located atop The Ravel Hotel, Penthouse 808 has Long Island City's only glass-enclosed, retractable rooftop allowing us to do weddings year around. On the water, our breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline is one of New York City's best creating an ideal setting for your ceremony and reception. Our team at the Ravel can custom create an event of a lifetime that you and all of your guests will remember forever. At Ravel, Love always wins.