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The Ben, Autograph Collection

251 North Narcissus Ave
West Palm Beach, FL, FL
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(561) 655-4001

About Us

The Ben is a boutique luxury hotel – part of the acclaimed Marriott Autograph Collection – overlooking the Palm Harbor Marina in downtown West Palm Beach. Available from February 2020, this venue boasts 8,000 square feet of event space and breathtaking views of the surrounding coastal scenery.

Inspired by Byrd Dewey’s “Ben Trovato” Estate, one of Palm Beach County’s original great homes, The Ben will bring to West Palm Beach what its namesake is known for – being a notorious host and social facilitator. Couples holding their wedding at The Ben have a selection of event locations and setups available to them, both within the hotel and on its rooftop terrace. Suitable for ceremonies and receptions, this venue also accommodates rehearsal dinners, vow renewals, and post-wedding brunches.

Facilities and Capacity

The Ben’s tasteful and unique interior design complements a range of wedding themes. With a total of three available event rooms to choose from, couples are invited to customize their wedding space to suit their particular visions. The Blue Heron Ballroom can host anywhere between 50 to 175 guests, and boasts West Palm Beach's the only roofop ballroom with water views The Studio provides a flexible place for any pre-wedding proceedings or reception functions and has a maximum capacity of 200 people. Other available event space options include a stylish Rooftop Terrace, perfect for cocktail hours.

  • 3,800 square foot Rooftop Ballroom with panoramic water views
  • 1,800 square foot Studio space with indoor/outdoor event capabilities
  • Expansive Rooftop Terrace with existing bar and cabana offerings


With 208 guest rooms, couples celebrating at The Ben can rest assured that any guests requiring overnight accommodation are well taken care of. With luxury furnishings, beautiful water views, and top-quality hospitality service, visitors can relax in style and comfort amidst the wedding events. The hotel also features pet-friendly facilities so that all loved ones are able to attend the occasion. Some additional features of this venue’s accommodations include:

  • Premier water views
  • Lobby bar and restaurant
  • Rooftop pool deck with restaurant and bar
  • Multiple lounge areas with cabanas and firepit
  • Guest access to a fitness center and pool
  • Non-smoking facilities
  • Concierge services
  • ADA-compliant rooms
  • Climate-controlled in-room systems
  • Televisions and internet connection


Situated in the heart of West Palm Beach, The Ben is nearby the city’s exciting entertainment district and local attractions. Guests can take advantage of closeby points of interest such as:

  • Clematis Street
  • Rosemary Square
  • The Palm Beach County Convention Center
  • Various beachfront locales
  • The Norton Museum of Art
  • The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium


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  • My wedding was the very first ever at The Ben and WOW, we were truly blown away by how incredible it was. The venue itself is simply stunning. The ballroom overlooks the water and has indoor and outdoor space. The ceremony space on the main level has a very cool, industrial feel that went perfectly with our vibe. We had our ceremony in The Studio downstairs, cocktail hour on the pool deck and our wedding in the rooftop ballroom. I think that what put our experience so over the top was working with the amazing staff at The Ben, especially Lauren. My mom and I worked very closely with The Ben's incredible events director, Lauren, for 9 months planning every detail of our 160 person wedding. Being the very first wedding at the hotel, the entire staff went so far above and beyond to make our wedding absolutely perfect. I am a very type-A, detail-oriented person and no matter how many emails or calls or texts my mom and I sent, Lauren was so incredibly patient and kind and diligent, making ... Read more

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    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Hotel, Rooftop, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    March, April, May, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    July, August, September

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