Couples can enter to win a New York City Wedding from Duane Street Hotel

Duane Street Hotel in Tribeca, an Independent Collection hotel, is awarding one lucky couple a wedding package through a Facebook contest for the best engagement story. 

(New York – February 18, 2014) Once the question is popped, every engaged couple knows that the follow-up they’ll have to answer is, “How did it happen?”.  Duane Street Hotel, a boutique hotel in Tribeca, wants to know too.  The hotel’s new Facebook contest, will award one lucky couple an NYC wedding based on their engagement story.


The contest launched on Valentine’s Day and ends on March 31, 2014. Entrants are asked to submit their proposal story on Duane Street Hotel’s Facebook page for a chance to win a complete wedding package, which includes everything but the city hall ceremony itself.

“With the declaration of DOMA as unconstitutional, and our proximity to the Manhattan Marriage Bureau, we have gotten a lot more weddings lately, especially with LGBT couples,” said Nicolas Daeppen general manager of Duane Street Hotel.  “With this contest,  we want to promote how fabulous getting married at City Hall really can be.”

The winner of the contest will receive overnight accommodations at the Tribeca lifestyle hotel, sparkling champagne upon arrival, a gift box of 12 pastel heart almond pound cake petits fours from Duane Park Patisserie adorned with the couple’s initials, two “I Got Married in New York City” t-shirts and American breakfast for two in the morning.


For the actual ceremony, the winner can visit the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Duane Street Hotel is one of the closest hotels to the bureau, just five blocks away. Renovated in 2009, the bureau is adorned with chandeliers, modern furnishings, and marble pillars.

Duane Street Hotel, an Independent Collection hotel, is a TAG-approved hotel and a member of IGLTA. The contest’s prize is a modified version of the hotel’s newly launched “I Do NYC” package, which is available for purchase and targeted toward couples getting married at Manhattan Marriage Bureau.

…So, we have to ask, how did it happen?

Mehtaphor Restaurant

About Duane Street Hotel:

Old New York meets European sensibility at Duane Street Hotel, a charming 43-room boutique Tribeca hotel which embodies all that is downtown New York – modern, stylish and undeniably fresh. The perfect place to return to after days and nights of exploring Tribeca’s storied streets; you will enjoy relaxed comforts in a charming and stylish setting. From this peaceful reprieve, thoughtful services and amenities make each stay comfortable and convenient. Duane Street Hotel is a member of HHM’s Independent Collection, a growing collection of smaller, boutique lifestyle hotels located in truly unique neighborhoods of gateway cities across the US. Hotels of the Independent Collection are created for the independently minded traveler.

About The Independent Collection:

The Independent Collection is a growing collection of smaller, boutique lifestyle hotels located in truly unique neighborhoods of gateway cities across the US. The collection is founded on the principles of authenticity, leadership, generosity, and modesty. Hotels of the Independent Collection are created for the independently minded traveler.

About HHM:

HHM, formerly known as Hersha Hospitality Management, operates 130 hotels across the United States. It provides turnkey hotel management, asset management and receivership for properties with leading brand affiliations through Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, and Intercontinental Hotel Group. HHM also operates 25 independent hotels ranging from The Rittenhouse Hotel, a AAA Five Diamond property in Philadelphia, to the Larkspur Landing hotels, all-suite extended stay properties in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Its highly experienced team is accustomed to serving as a fiduciary to publicly traded companies, joint ventures, institutional real estate owners and private investors. Additional information on HHM can be found at

For further information, please contact Duane Street Hotel at (212) 964-4600,

One comment

  1. Nice! Me and my husband are getting married in May in New York and that would’ve been some serious help for our budget, More than 50% are for hotel costs, but there is no way to reduce them, we even used sites like to get a better deal. So I’m really jealous of the couple winning this!

Comments are closed.