If you’re looking for a wedding venue that can give you a fairytale-like ambiance, then this may be your most ideal choice. Dine and dance under the most exquisite crystal chandeliers and bask in the luxurious atmosphere of one of the grandest ballrooms in town. Its textured white walls and neutral carpeted floor add to the venue’s grand ambiance while still being highly flexible to match your desired wedding theme. You will definitely feel like a queen on your most special day! However, if you’re more of a glamour, city-girl at heart, don’t fret as the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale has another gorgeous venue that features spectacular views of the city. Host your dream wedding at the hotel’s rooftop indoor venue wrapped in a neutral palette that makes the picturesque view of New England stand out.
Among the long list of features this distinct wedding venue offers are:
- Two event venue options with different personalities and atmospheres
- 9,200 square feet Grand Ballroom that can host anywhere from 100 to 600 guests
- A 2,052 square feet pre-event area connected to the Grand Ballroom perfect for cocktail hour
- 12-foot ceilings furnished with crystal chandeliers
- 1,200 square feet Harbour enclosed rooftop venue that can accommodate up to 100 guests
- Glamorous rooftop venue with the most magnificent view of New England
- Excellent catering and event management services
Brief History Of Omni New Haven Hotel
Built in 1964, the original structure of this exceptional hotel adapts its historical architectural design. It was renovated in 2011 to adapt to the evolving needs and preferences of their guests. At present, it is the largest full-service hotel in New Haven under the operation of the world-renowned hotelier, Omni Hotels.
The Grand Ballroom is incredibly flexible as it can be divided into smaller ballrooms from an expansive space that can host 600 persons in a banquet set-up. Couples who are planning a reception with a guest list of 100 to 500 would be pleased to know that they won’t have to give up their fairytale wedding dreams as this stunning ballroom can still accommodate their requirements.
Accommodations for Ceremonies
Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale hosts only one big wedding per day. When you book the entire Grand Ballroom, you will have full exclusivity of the pre-function area as well. That will give you a total floor area of 11,252 square feet with the ballroom and cocktail area combined thus being able to host up to 600 guests. It comes with a wooden dance floor, front and center of the banquet room. The Harbour room, on the other hand, has an area of 1,200 square feet ideal for up to 100 guests. Both indoor venues can be used for either your ceremony or reception. Furthermore, a bridal suite will be provided which you can utilize throughout your venue booking.
Pricing, Packages, and Potential Fees
There are three types of wedding packages which are applicable for both of the reception halls in this elegant hotel. The most basic package is the Traditional Package which comprises the standard inclusions– white glove butler passed hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast, white floor length table linens, four course dinner service, five hour open bar, and a bridal suite. According to the hotel’s official website, this package is priced at $95 per person. If you would like to have a gourmet display spread and fine liquor served at your wedding, you may opt for the Elegant Package which comes with a price tag of $115 per person. It also includes evening parking on top of the standard inclusions. Finally, if you wish to go all-out on your special day with a five-course dinner, wine service throughout dinner, and a more extensive list of menu choices, then the Premier Package is for you. This comprehensive package is priced at $145 per person.
All packages already include a customized wedding cake, cake service, table set-up, and an event specialist who will be handling your special day. Feel free to visit their website and start planning your dream wedding at Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale.