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10 Dreamy Hotel Wedding Venues in the United States

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According to a study conducted annually by The Knot, the United States is set to see about 2.6 million weddings in 2022—a roughly four hundred thousand wedding increase from the pre-pandemic average. With all of these ceremonies on the horizon, venues are booking up fast. Whether you’re planning the perfect destination wedding or looking to accommodate out-of-town guests for your big day, these ten dreamy hotel wedding venues will have you saying “I do!”

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Hotel Venue Great For… Location
Loews Hotel New Orleans A large guest-list and special room rates New Orleans, Louisiana
The Union Station Nashville Yards Music Lovers Nashville, Tennessee
The Bellagio Couples who want low-effort glamor  Las Vegas, Nevada
The Harbor Hotel A classic New England waterfront wedding Boston, Massachusetts
Telluride Ski Resort Mountain views Telluride, Colorado
Grand Hotel Mackinac Beautiful views of the Lake District Mackinac Island, Michigan
JW Beach Resort Seaside ceremonies right on the beach Marco Island, Florida
Bear Mountain Inn and Barn A rustic ceremony in the woods Waterford, Maine
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle Central downtown location and special room rates Seattle, Washington
Hyatt Place LAX Century Boulevard Jet-setting couples who can’t wait for the honeymoon trip Los Angeles, California

Loews Hotel New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana

Exterior view of Loews Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana (left) and interior event area set up for a wedding (right)
Loews Hotels

Situated just around the corner from the French Quarter, Loews Hotel New Orleans is the perfect central location for your Louisiana wedding. Whether you opt for a smaller gathering in the Wine and Gallery Room, suitable for 50 guests, or a 400-person extravaganza in the Louisiana Ballroom, you’ll be able to accommodate all of your guests in style. Wedding packages include access to the hotel’s chef and on-call wedding planners, a surprise $100-value wedding gift from hotel staff, free room upgrades for the parents of the couple, and special room rates for guests planning to stay at the venue.

Features and Amenities: Wi-Fi, fitness center, electric car charging stations

The Union Station Nashville Yards – Nashville, Tennessee

Front entrance of Union Station Nashville Yards in Nashville, Tennessee (left) and Main Lobby area set up for a wedding reception (right)
The Union Station Nashville Yards, Autograph Collection Hotels

The 120-year history of The Union Station Nashville Yards has seen plenty of weddings. Built inside of a restored train station and located in the Nashville Yards Business and Entertainment District close to Midtown and Music Row, Union Station offers an excellent jumping-off point for a music-loving couple who wants to extend their stay to explore the city. Set your ceremony in the Grand Lobby beneath the ornate stained-glass ceiling or on the covered terrace complete with views of Music City. The hotel offers wedding photoshoot packages as well as pre-made and customizable catering packages. 

Features and Amenities: Fitness center, pet-friendly, original early 20th century architecture

The Bellagio – Las Vegas, Nevada

Balcony overlooking the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas (left) and a couple dressed in wedding attire posing under an archway (right)
Bellagio Las Vegas

The Bellagio promises that if you book your wedding with them, “the only requirement is your presence.” Perfect for a laidback couple who wants to enjoy the glitz and glamor of the celebration without the hassle of planning the details, this property on the Vegas Strip offers five different wedding packages that take care of everything from booking the on-site chapel to decking out the reception space. Packages include access to hotel salon services, photography and webcasting services, and transportation to and from the marriage license bureau.

Features and Amenities: On-site spa and salon, on-site nightclub, the famous Fountains of Bellagio

Boston Harbor Hotel – Boston, Massachusetts

Exterior of the Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts (left) and a couple wearing a suit and wedding dress entering the hotel (right)
Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Whard

The Boston Harbor Hotel is a sprawling building on Rowes Wharf in the city’s downtown and is less than a ten minute walk from attractions like Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the New England Aquarium. Hold your ceremony in one of their five distinct spaces, from the outdoor Foster’s Pavillion right on the water to the grand 4,912 square foot Wharf Room, whose floor-to-ceiling windows allow for unobstructed views of the harbor. The boatyard and city skyline make for a stunning backdrop for cocktail hour photos and catering can be left to the hotel’s top-tier chefs.

Features and Amenities: in-room tablets, 60-foot lap pool, children’s amenities (games, toys, and cribs)

Telluride Ski Resort –  Telluride, Colorado

Julian Alps in Telluride (left) and a couple dining at Allred's restaurant at Telluride Ski Resort with mountains in the background (right)
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No need for ceremony decor when you’re surrounded on all sides by the snow-capped mountains of Colorado. Telluride Ski Resort’s San Sofia Overlook is encircled by the Sneffel and San Juan mountain ranges, creating a breathtaking natural backdrop from every angle. After you say your vows, take a romantic gondola ride up over 10,000 feet to Allred’s restaurant for a high altitude reception with a classic European flair. From intimate celebrations with a few dozen guests to a big bash of up to 250 attendees, this resort can accommodate a wedding of any size.

Features and Amenities: Cubs Camp Nursery childcare services, summer biking, winter skiing

The Grand Hotel Mackinac Island – Mackinac Island, Michigan

Aerial view of the Grand Hotel Mackinac Island (left) and a couple wearing wedding dresses kissing in front of the hotel (right)
Grand Hotel Mackinac Island Michigan

When people think of weddings on the water, the coasts steal the show, but don’t count out the romance of the Lake District. The Grand Hotel Mackinac Island offers gorgeous ceremony spaces on its front porch—the longest in the world—and in the Grand Hotel Tea Garden. With a 400-guest capacity, there’s plenty of room for everyone on your list. End your picturesque day with lawn games and a stroll around the lake for photos. Don’t forget to ask about their full service on-site florist shop for everything from bouquets to centerpieces!

Features and Amenities: Welcome gifts available for additional purchase, such as Wine Baskets, Flowers, and Champagne Packages

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort – Marco Island, Florida

A table setting on an open-air patio at JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort (left) and a wedding ceremony space on the beach (right)
JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort

For couples who prefer sun and sand, the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort offers swoon-worthy ceremonies on the largest private beach in Florida. Say “I do” overlooking the Gulf of Mexico underneath their Palm Frond Gazebo and celebrate with friends and family at a waterfront beach reception. Marco Island Beach Resort offers the services of a certified event planner to help the day run smoothly and has several private dining options for satellite events such as the rehearsal dinner and brunch.  

Features and Amenities: Pool and beach cabanas, watersports, seven bars and six dining options

Bear Mountain Inn & Barn – Waterford, Maine

Front exterior of the Bear Mountain Inn & Barn (left) and a rustic table setting with greens and wine glasses (right)
Bear Mountain Inn & Barn

Situated on 25 sprawling acres, Bear Mountain Inn & Barn in the White Mountains is a dream for couples hoping to create the perfect rustic wedding. The barn can host receptions up to 150 guests and indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces are available throughout the grounds. The morning after the festivities, the newlyweds can go straight from their honeymoon suite to join their guests for a complimentary three-course breakfast by a cozy fire in the inn’s dining room. If you want to catch that iconic New England fall foliage, make sure to book well in advance—17% of all weddings in the United States take place in October.

Features and Amenities: Complimentary three-course breakfast, Bear Mountain spa, wood-burning fireplaces and jacuzzis 

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle – Seattle, Washington

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle

The Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle is located in the heart of the city, walking distance from the waterfront, the Seattle Art Museum, Pike Place Market, and just a quick trip down the road from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.  Choose from a variety of catering packages and indoor or outdoor venues. Suites are available for the wedding party to prepare ahead of the ceremony and discounted room block rates are available for overnight wedding guests. Their event space search page allows you to filter by capacity and room type, showing detailed floor plans and measurements for every available space along with photos and 360-degree tours of select venues. 

Features and Amenities: Daily wine hour for guests, same day laundry service, pet-friendly

Hyatt Place LAX Century Boulevard – Los Angeles, California

Event space at Hyatt Place LAX Century Boulevard with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Los Angeles set up for a wedding (left) and an aerial view of an outdoor event space at Hyatt Place LAX Century Boulevard set up for a wedding (right)
Hyatt Place

The wedding may be the main event, but for many it’s also the jumping off point for the trip of a lifetime. For couples that want to hop on the plane bright and early and get the honeymoon started, Hyatt Place LAX Century Boulevard is located just three minutes away from LAX and offers a 24-hour airport shuttle service. The location is an added convenience for out-of-town guests, who can skip the hassle of a rental car and Los Angeles traffic. Despite the proximity to the airport, the venue offers elegant indoor and outdoor event spaces and decor as well as discounted room block rates. Their Honeymoon Offer lets couples earn World of Hyatt bonus points when booking their wedding with the chain, redeemable at any participating Hyatt around the world. 

Features and Amenities: 24/7 dining available, fitness center, pet-friendly

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