New Year’s Eve returns to The Knickerbocker Hotel with an over-the-top celebration and the closest live view of the event in the world. The luxury lifestyle hotel, located just 150 feet below the world-renowned Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball on the corner of 42nd Street and Broadway, announces four exclusive New Year’s Eve packages. Each package includes tickets for two to the exclusive rooftop party at the hotel’s St. Cloud Social bar and lounge, as well as an overnight stay in serene luxury accommodations.
“New Year’s Eve in Times Square is arguably the most iconic event of the year. People from all over the globe tune in to watch the countdown on television – but The Knickerbocker’s party allows you to feel this anticipation and hopefulness in person. It is the singular chance to relive the nostalgia of years gone by and to start a new chapter at the crossroads of the world on one unforgettable night. The energy is powerful and invigorating. There is just no better way to ring in the New Year than at The Knickerbocker,” said Holly Breuche, Vice President of Operations at The Knickerbocker. “It doesn’t get any better than a glittering skyline, champagne bubbling over, a roaring crowd and legendary glamour. This is the ultimate New Year’s Eve party to check off your bucket list.”
The Knickerbocker offers four select packages, starting from $5,000, presenting a range of ways for discerning travelers to experience a bucket-list New Year’s Eve:
- The Platinum Package: Reserved outdoor seating for the night with the closest view of the Ball Drop, ultra-premium bottle service by dedicated service staff, personal heaters and blankets.
- The Gold Package: Reserved outdoor seating for the night with a view of the Ball Drop, dedicated service staff, personal heaters and blankets.
- The Silver Package: Reserved indoor seating with dedicated service staff. No view of the Ball from the seating, but access to the outdoor terrace all night.
- The Bronze Package: Standing room only with access to the outdoor terrace all night.
All packages include access to a premium open bar for the duration of the event, as well as a champagne toast at midnight. Celebrity Chef Charlie Palmer will offer a menu of passed gourmet hors d’oeuvres, as well as decadent food stations. For respite after the revelries, overnight accommodations in one of the hotel’s luxurious 330 guestrooms, including 27 Junior Suites and four Tribute Suites is also included with each package.
“There is nothing quite like celebrating New Year’s Eve on the top of The Knickerbocker Hotel at St. Cloud Social,” said Chef Palmer. “On this evening, more than on any other night, the vibrancy of the city is palpable, and we’re so fortunate that our team has the opportunity to create a treasured New Year’s experience for our guests, year after year.”
Acclaimed entertainer, DJ Sam French, is back again to ring in the New Year at The Knickerbocker Hotel. Versatile and highly sought-after, DJ Sam French will play custom mixes, setting the soundtrack for the joyful evening, and sure to keep the dancefloor packed for the entire soiree.
St. Cloud Social rooftop also features three plush private Skypods, situated at the epicenter of the festivities, that can accommodate groups of 12 to 25 guests. Guests seeking a more exclusive VIP experience may reserve a Skypod for $75,000 to $125,000.