More and more couples are choosing to host their nuptials in a hotel. The large number of staff members who are constantly on hand to help, and years of wedding planning experience, make hotels sone of the most dependable venues a bride could choose. As part of a three-part series, we are scouting out the most luxurious wedding hotels for those couples who are looking for a truly unique and memorable wedding day. If you are getting married in the beautiful state of Maryland, consider some of these magnificent hotels as the perfect choice for your ceremony or reception.
Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa
There is no more romantic backdrop than the beautiful waters of Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa offers couples the chance to say ‘I do’ in one of their large ballrooms overlooking the bay, or right out in the ocean air on their stunning rotunda overlooking a private marina. Photos taken at this venue will look stunning on your custom thank you notes. The Chesapeake Beach Resort will take care of all your wedding needs, offering complete wedding menus, including an open bar, as well as all the banquet accessories and seating you could need. Each couple will have a special Wedding Coordinator who will help plan every last detail of the event.
Pier 5 Hotel
The Pier 5 Hotel gets its name from the private pier it is located on, right next to the Inner Harbor in Baltimore. This upscale hotel knows good food and has two of Maryland’s best steakhouses right in the hotel, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse and McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood, both of which offering catering options for weddings hosted at Pier 5. The Pier 5 Hotel strives to be one of the most luxurious destinations in Maryland, providing all guests with their choice of Godiva chocolates, Robert Mondavi wine or Haagen-Dazs ice cream upon arrival.
This charming country inn in Frederick, Maryland is the perfect setting for couples who wish to get married amongst the romantic, sprawling countryside of Maryland. This inn sits on 330 acres of highly manicured, stunning farmland and is the ideal setting for both small and large weddings. Couples can choose between an indoor wedding in the quaint farmhouse, or an outdoor wedding amongst beautiful ponds, willow trees and rolling hills. Morningside Inn boasts one of Maryland’s most acclaimed chefs, Chef Timothy Erfourth, who is known for creating some of the most luxurious wedding menus in the state.
Historic Savage Mill Manor
Tucked away in Savage, Maryland this historic landmark built in 1844 will take wedding guests back to another century. This intimate setting is great for smaller weddings, hosting up wedding parties of up to 110 attendants. Savage Mill Manor will wow guests and their taste buds by presenting a delicious menu in artful displays. A tenderloin display, shrimp and lobster bar and seared fish display will delight guests and create that air of extravagance you are looking for. Both the bride and groom can calm their nerves before the big day, and get ready amongst family and friends, in their individual, private suites.
Admiral Fell Inn
If you are looking to capture the enchanting feel of historic, downtown Baltimore then Admiral Fell Inn is a wonderful venue for you. The Admiral Fell Inn encompasses hundreds of years of history. Built in the 1700s the inn has previously served as a shipyard, a theater and inn for traveling sailors. The Admiral Fell Inn offers couples an Experience Specialist is at your beck and call and is an expert at creating the exact wedding and atmosphere you are looking for. If you are looking to host the actual ceremony somewhere else in the city, the Admiral Fell Inn offers a shuttle service that will pick up guests and drop them off the inn for the reception.
Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel
The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel captures the modern side of Baltimore. Located right in the heart of the Towson business district, this hotel is ideal for lager weddings with 282 guest rooms and several large ballrooms perfect for hosting wedding ceremonies and receptions. The decor at the Sheraton creates an air of sophistication with lots of dark cherry wood and rich crimson and cream accents. Couples will receive a complimentary overnight stay at the hotel, and guests are offered special discount rates.
Hotel at Arundel Preserve
If you have guests traveling from all across Maryland the Hotel at Arundel Preserve is a great place for everyone to meet. Located in-between Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington this modern hotel has stylish, one-of-a-kind decorations in every room. The largest ballroom at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve can comfortably seat up to 500 people and the outdoor terrace is perfect for a cocktail hour, or hors d’oeuvres before the reception.
With so many stunning luxury wedding hotels to choose from in Maryland, you will want to celebrate your big day over and over again. These luxury wedding hotels provide the professional expertise you are looking for and a sophisticated, luxury venue that will leave your guests talking about your wedding for weeks. If you are looking for luxury wedding hotels in Washington, D.C. be sure to check out our previous post, or stay tuned for out next installment: luxury wedding hotels in Virginia.