One may think of a hotel wedding and cringe. However! Here in Washington DC, hotel weddings are dashing away those misconceptions with their unique and original spaces... see for yourself my top 5 hotel wedding picks below!
1. The Hay-Adams
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The Hay-Adams boasts the best views in DC. Top of the Hay is its iconic room, with view of the White House and monuments. Take a look at that balcony shot! The room is light and airy in its design to bring the outdoors in.
2. The St. Regis
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The St. Regis is a unique DC venue, with its Italian-Renaissance inspired ballroom with exposed wood beams, soaring arched windows, and sparkling chandeliers. It also boasts a gorgeous outdoor terrace, which can serve as the perfect ceremony or cocktail hour space.
3. The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown
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This venue is not what you tend to think of when you hear Ritz-Carlton! With its loft-inspired space of soaring brick walls and floor to ceiling windows, this light-filled space will allow to create it into your perfect modern wedding. It also has a small courtyard garden if you wanted an outdoor ceremony.
4. The Hotel Monaco
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The Hotel Monaco is for the bold, yet elegant bride and groom! Its bright and punchy lobby is perfectly contrasted with its Grecian-inspired columns and window dome in the middle of the room. This room is perfect for ceremonies in the round, and then transforms into your reception space during cocktail hour.
5. The Willard InterContinental DC
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The Willard is housed in history and is over 200 years old! It is known as the "residence of the presidents" and Martin Luther King, Jr even wrote his famous "I Have a Dream Speech" in the hotel. The hotel has three impressive ballrooms, including the fabulous Crystal Room with its expansive marble columns and ornate detailing.
So, there you have it! My Top 5 Washington DC hotel wedding venues!