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Hotels to Get Married At: 10 Best Hotel Wedding Venues to Exchange Vows in the USA

From Texas Hill Country Vistas to ceremonies atop rugged ocean bluffs, here are 10 of the best hotel wedding venues across the USA to say I do.

With an infinite selection of hotel wedding venues across the country, deciding where to say “I do” on your big day can seem like a daunting task. The right venue will not only align with your style and budget, but offer a slew of perks such as bridal suites, rejuvenating spa treatments, and Instagram-worthy views.

From all-inclusive wedding destinations to underrated lake lodges, we’re making the wedding process a little less stressful for you by rounding up the 10 best hotels for weddings, from Hawaii and sunny Southern California all the way to Rhode Island and Maine.

Say I Do Atop a Rugged Ocean Bluff in Half Moon Bay, California

Less than 40 minutes from San Francisco, The Ritz-Carlton, Half- Moon Bay is an ideal hotel wedding venue for outdoor-loving city slickers. Perched atop a bluff along California’s scenic Northern coast, this grand property has numerous indoor and outdoor spaces to suit a variety of wedding needs.

Nature lovers can host an intimate rehearsal dinner under the starry night sky and exchange their vows overlooking the sweeping coastline. Larger parties can celebrate on the alfresco Mar Vista Lawn or take things indoors—the 7,100-square-foot ballroom offers vaulted ceilings, elegant chandeliers and a capacity of up to 300 guests.

A round of golf on the expansive property’s two 18-hole golf courses serves as the top activity for groomsmen looking to tee off their wedding celebrations. Oenophiles can indulge in a bespoke wine tasting tour of the Santa Cruz Mountain wine region.

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Top rated
Half Moon Bay
9.0 Excellent (1037 reviews)

Idyllic New England Wedding Celebrations in Camden, Maine

Emanating elegance and grace, the Camden Harbour Inn is an exceptional location for intimate wedding parties—it offers just 20 rooms and suites. Located in the idyllic, oceanside town of Camden, this upscale B&B is one of the best hotels for weddings along Maine’s mid- coast.

Instagrammable views of Penobscot Bay and Camden Harbor are guaranteed from the quaint outdoor garden. Begin each day with an indulgent champagne breakfast, followed by afternoon tea and pastries. Unwind with a soothing couples massage at the on-site spa—it’s sure to take the edge off all that wedding planning.

The award-winning on-site restaurant, Natalie’s, serves fresh, locally sourced New England cuisine focused on seafood, as well as an inventive five-course Maine lobster tasting menu.

Camden Harbour Inn

Top rated
Camden
8.9 Excellent (174 reviews)

Exchange Vows by a Historic Lighthouse in Newport, Rhode Island

With all-encompassing views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina is one of Rhode Island‘s most scenic hotels for weddings, offering trendsetting couples an iconic New England setting for their upcoming nuptials.

For a one-of-a-kind celebration at this upscale property, opt for saying I- do by the Newport Harbor Lighthouse—known for its green guiding light, this storied 19th-century white stone tower is on the National Register of Historic Places.

A favorite amongst bachelorette parties is the resort’s outdoor saltwater pool. In addition to being the area’s only outdoor hotel pool, its views overlooking the water and Newport Bridge are nothing short of Instagram-worthy.

Gurneys Newport Resort & Marina

Newport
8.1 Very good (1095 reviews)

Wed in a Winter Wonderland in Lake Placid, New York

Surrounded by the lush Adirondack mountain range, this stately property is the only one to idyllically sit on Lake Placid. A year-round wedding destination, Lake Placid Lodge is one the best hotels for weddings celebrated in the winter months.

Noteworthy activities for guests and the bridal party include ice skating over the frozen lake, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or getting swept away by a horse-drawn sleigh.

Interested in a summer celebration? Make your wedding entrance aboard a classic wooden Hacker-Craft on Lake Placid. Intimate wedding parties also have the option to book out the entire lodge—which offers only 30 rustic-chic rooms.

Lake Placid Lodge

Top rated
Lake Placid
8.7 Excellent (59 reviews)

A Beachfront Destination Wedding in Maui, Hawaii

When it comes to choosing your destination wedding spot, the Montage Kapalua Bay takes the cake as one of the best hotels for weddings in Maui. Set on a lush 24-acre plot, this idyllic beachfront venue offers the ultimate seclusion in paradise for you and your spouse- to-be.

Choose between several verdant oceanfront lawns or white sand beaches for your upcoming nuptials. For a more intimate affair, opt for a ceremony at The Cliff House, an illustrious 500-square-foot beach building with a wraparound lanai that’s perched on an ocean bluff.

After the celebrations, de-stress with a couples massage at the on-site Hawaiian healing spa. This relaxing spa features restorative outdoor treatment spaces and a slew of rejuvenating therapies that make use of invigorating local botanicals, like the Maui Romance and Island Vitality.

Hotel Montage Kapalua Bay

Top rated
Lahaina
9.5 Excellent (249 reviews)

Celebrate a Mardi Gras-Themed Wedding in Mobile, Alabama

Housed in two elaborate 19th-century townhouses in the center of Mobile, Alabama is Malaga Inn, a charming Southern property featuring a central courtyard that’s just right for Mardi Gras themed- weddings.

Wedding guests take their pick between refined rooms and suites, which offer period furnishings and eye-catching chandeliers. Some include quaint balconies that overlook Mobile’s historic downtown district, serving as a prime vantage point for the annual Mardi Gras festivities and parades that takeover downtown Mobile for weeks on end.

Malaga Inn

Top rated
Mobile
8.5 Excellent (1532 reviews)

Elope to the Pink Palace, the Best Hotel for Weddings in St. Petersburg, Florida

When it comes to the best hotels for weddings in Florida, the Don CeSar, is seriously hard to beat. Aptly named the Pink Palace, thanks to its iconic pink walls, this iconic 1920s resort has been hosting romantic weddings and unforgettable ceremonies for over a century.

Not only is it a half-mile walk to the white sand beach—ideal if you want to say I do while the waves gently crash ashore—but this sprawling estate offers over 38,000-sq feet of wedding space to choose from, no matter your party size. Wedding amenities include bridal wine and cheese hours, specialized pampering treatments at the 11,000-square- foot on-site spa, as well as personalized craft cocktails and rehearsal dinners.

Want to keep things low-key? The hotel’s elopement package features a champagne toast and beach photography session for couples seeking an intimate celebration.

The Don CeSar

St. Petersburg
8.3 Very good (1740 reviews)

Host an Upscale Italian Summer Wedding in Newport, California

From dedicated wedding concierges to an exclusive bungalow for the married couple on their special day, luxury reigns supreme at The Resort at Pelican Hill, a sprawling 504-acre property overlooking the Pacific Ocean in sunny Southern California.

Couples in search of a truly unique setting for their special day have plenty to choose from, including the classic Italian-style Rotunda—this impressive backdrop rises above the rest of the resort and serves as an exceptional, not to mention romantic, location for a sunset ceremony.

Brides-to-be can pamper their bridal party with a day at the lavish on- site spa, complete with 22 treatment rooms. De-stress with a personalized massage, salt water soak, or in a eucalyptus-infused steam room. Last-minute touch-ups on the big day can be done in the bridal suites, which come equipped with their own salon station.

Hotel The Resort at Pelican Hill

Top rated
Newport Beach
9.2 Excellent (1714 reviews)

Hotel Wedding Venue in Boyce, Virginia

Conveniently situated just an hour west of Washington, DC, L’Auberge Provencale is the perfect hotel wedding venue for couples seeking a destination wedding without ever having to leave the US. This romantic B&B in the heart of Northern Virginia‘s verdant wine country exudes French countryside quaintness and Provençale charm.

A former historic home houses elegant rooms and suites for the wedding party, complete with ornate furnishings, classic artwork, fireplaces and quintessential French linens. Begin your wedding day with breakfast at the upscale French restaurant—dishes showcase fresh produce harvested from the property’s on-site gardens and orchards.

A chauffeur-driven winery tour to explore the area’s best wineries or an afternoon of hiking through the lush Virginia countryside are two great ways to bond with guests before the big day.

L Auberge Provencale

Top rated
Winchester
8.9 Excellent (115 reviews)

Marry at This Larger-than-Life Hill Country Wedding Venue in San Antonio, Texas

Just 17 miles from downtown San Antonio is La Cantera Resort & Spa, a surprising oasis in the Texas Hill Country. With 28 venues to choose from, including El Fortin Lawn and its stunning limestone archways overlooking the rolling hills, it’s one of the best hotels for weddings in the state.

An adults-only pool that’s great for lounging around with the groomsmen, Hill Country vistas, and the opportunity to go wine tasting—a perfect bridesmaids’ day out—make this lavish 550-acre resort a top choice for larger-than-life Texas weddings.

Kick-off wedding celebrations with a day of relaxation at Loma de Vida, the on-site spa known for its couples therapies like the signature Swedish and Himalayan Salt Stone massages.

Hotel La Cantera Resort & Spa

Top rated
San Antonio
8.8 Excellent (2167 reviews)