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My hubby pushed for Rhodes Hall and after he hadn't liked my other three venue picks I was game to book them! They are pretty affordable and we had a Friday night wedding which helped. We worked with Chrystal who was extremely responsive and helpful with any question I sent her. Day of went off without a hitch. I would recommend having your ceremony inside if possible as my entrance down the staircase was unique and beautiful. They also let us upstairs to take roof top sunset pics and I am super excited to see how they turn out. This venue has so many pretty features inside you don't need to decorate much and the bridal suite is gorgeous!
Awesome location for our Rehearsal Dinner party for 88 of our closest family members and friends!
When we started searching for a location close to the Lenox/Buckhead area of Atlanta where we could throw a one of a kind party that everyone will remember for years to come, Rhodes Hall was it!
We decorated and made this fantastic castle on Peachtree ours for the evening.....beautiful. Since we could bring in our own alcohol (we had beer and wine) it made the evening affordable. Three hours to set up, four hours for the event and one hour to clean up was just perfect. Their Events Director Chrystal Butts went above and beyond to answer all our questions along the way and helped us at every turn! I would recommend her and Rhodes Hall to anyone looking for a special location to hold an event. Very pleased :) THANK YOU!!
My husband and I had our wedding ceremony and reception at Rhodes Hall. Chrystal was so helpful. She promptly responded to all of our emails and offered suggestions whenever we asked. Her experience with weddings at the venue really shines through. Rhodes Hall is a castle in the middle of Atlanta which makes for a unique wedding venue. Due to the historic nature and beautiful style of the venue, we didn't need excessive decor to make it look amazing. We did all of our decor ourselves, and we were allowed to bring it all the night before and store it in the basement which was unbelievably helpful. I really don't think we would have been able to pull off doing our own decor if we had gone with another venue. The bridal suite has had a recent makeover and is BEAUTIFUL which made for great pictures. The venue is also very reasonably priced. We were working with a budget, and it fit that perfectly. In addition to the space, you get so many other things with the rental including chairs, tables, all of the historic furniture, FREE parking (hard to come by in midtown Atlanta) and the use of the event staff. I also liked that they don't force you into using a personal caterer attached to the venue. They have a pretty big list of "preferred" caterers, so it's easy to find what you want and what will fit your budget. We decided to have our ceremony on the stairs leading up to the porch while our guests were seated on the front lawn. With the possibility of rain on our big day, it was easy to come up with an alternative arrangement either inside with the beautiful spiral staircase in the background or on the HUGE porch outside. It was great knowing that we had other options that would be equally as beautiful if we needed them. We got so many compliments from our guests on our choice of venue. I can't say enough about how awesome Rhodes Hall is and how glad we are that we chose it for our wedding. We have amazing memories and beautiful pictures that will last a lifetime.
This was the best venue to have a wedding. My (now) husband and I loved Rhodes Hall from the moment we stepped foot on the venue. We immediately booked Rhodes and had our dream wedding last week. We received so many compliments about our venue when we showed pictures throughout the planning process and later when our guests came for the wedding. Chrystal Butts was so helpful throughout the process!!!
My wedding was so beautiful and gorgeous! Thanks to the help of the staffs Chrystal Butts, Carla Penque, and everyone else. It was an amazing venue, unlike any other venues myself and other folks have been to. I researched 30 different venues around the area (Primrose, Atrium, Villa Christina, Garden at Great Oaks, Carl House, Botanical Garden, etc.) , and Rhodes Hall is just absolutely the best choice I have ever made to pick my wedding venue. Super romantic, intimate, and historical. Everyone enjoyed the venue and we went up to the roof top and the view was just amazing. Everything inside Rhodes Hall is so pretty and unique, especially the beautiful stain glass window so colorful and the staircase is just gorgeous. We like the different rooms, at first we worried that people won't be in the same room but it worked out perfectly because it was initiate and yet everyone feel close by. Everyone just mingle from room to room. The dance floor was great on the porch. Oh the bridal room is so spacious and beautiful. Everything looks so gorgeous. I wish I have a picture to post on wedding wire to share with you.
Great venue also great staff. Very open to working with you to help remove stress and keep your day your special day.
Rhodes Hall was an absolute perfect venue. As the bestman in our wedding said in his speech, every girl wants to grow up and get married in a castle! We just got married on the second weekend in October. The weather couldn't have been any nicer, about 77 and sunny. Some tables were out in the yard, some were inside. And we used the porch as our dance floor.
Chrystal, the events coordinator (and historic arts coordinator), was amazing. She was extremely prompt in her communication as well as helpful in recommending vendors and ideas for us. She was a world of information and was right in the mix with the caterer and wedding planer.
My favorite thing about Rhodes Hall was that it wasn't the same ole' country club/hotel ballroom. I had envisioned a wedding that would be more like throwing a party at a big southern mansion, allowing people to walk around, mingle, and enjoy all that the home has to offer. All of my guests raved about what a unique venue we had, how convenient it is to the attractions in Atlanta, and how it will always stand out in their minds as one of the best, most fun weddings they've ever been to.
I give Rhodes Hall an A+!
The space was beautiful! The staff was wonderful and knew exactly what lighting woul be best in the space with photos (always important for a wedding)! They were flexible with our change of date and our unique style. I had grown up dreaming of getting married at Rhodes Hall, and they made sure that my dream became a stress free reality!
My husband and I are so happy that we selected Rhodes Hall for our wedding ceremony and reception location. We primarily worked with Chrystal Butts, she is amazing and so organized. She was so quick to respond to my emails and phone calls and she had some great tips and suggestions.
Rhodes Hall is such a gorgeous venue for an event, especially a wedding! My photographer has been doing weddings for decades and said this is one of his favorite venues to shoot because of the natural beauty. If you want amazing wedding pictures, Rhodes Hall is the place! They let the bride and groom go up to the top of the tower with their photographer. Those pictures alone are more than worth the rental fee!
My husband and I were doing a DIY wedding on a tight budget (about $10,000 for 50 guests) and we were able to pull it off because we chose Rhodes Hall. Because it is so beautiful already, we spent very little on decorations. They have a great list of approved caterers for all budgets and tastes, we chose Soiree Catering who was served beautiful and very delicious food that was very reasonably priced. Also, Rhodes Hall allows you to bring your own alcohol (your caterer has to serve it to your guests), which saves a lot of money. We served our guests red and white wine, champagne, beer and a signature drink.
Our guests were blown away by Rhodes Hall and how perfect of a wedding venue it was. My husband, our officiant and I stood at the top of the stairs on the front porch for the ceremony, our guests sat in chairs on the front lawn. The food was served buffet style in the dining room, with tables and chairs for our guests throughout the rest of the main floor. The DJ, four high boy tables and the bar was set up on the front porch, which was a perfect spot for dancing.
Also: they recently (August/September 2013) installed central air in Rhodes Hall, so comfort inside during the warmer months is no longer a concern.
I had the wedding of my dreams thanks to Rhodes Hall!
Rhodes Hall venue and it's staff were perfect! The beauty of the venue combined with the professionalism of the staff was just what we needed; especially with the weather causing our event to be moved indoors at the last minute. They made the bride and groom feel special and all the guests comfortable with the flow during the ceremony, changeover and reception. A sincere thank you for all of your help not only the day of, but all the days leading up to it.
We couldn't have picked a better place to celebrate our marriage. We were extremely happy that everything went amazing! The staff was very attentive, nice and accommodating. Our friends and family spoke highly of the venue and how it was such a unique and perfect venue for the celebration. We were very pleased with the responsiveness with help and time resolving any issues and answering to any questions we had. This was a special night for us and we are truly thankful that we chose the Rhodes Hall. I hope to be back for another fun event. I recommend the Rhodes Hall and their staff to anyone planning and an upcoming event.
Absolutely LOVED the venue. Especially the rooftop view overlooking the city (only bride and groom and photographer get to experience).
Chrystal Butts was a pleasure to work with any would recommend her to any blushing bride! She works with any possible situation that may occur.
Crystal and her staff at Rhodes Hall were amazing! Crystal was very professional, answered any and all questions we had in a quick and timely manner. We had numerous people from our wedding tell us how beautiful the venue is (our wedding was in the evening) and how they would even recommend it to others! I cannot speak enough good things about Rhodes Hall and the staff, they honestly made my dream wedding a reality!
We had our daughters wedding and reception at Rhodes Hall and couldn't have been happier! It was absolutely perfect! RH provides a beautiful setting that your guests will talk about for weeks. I'm still hearing compliments. Chrystal, the Events Coordinator, was a tremendous help. She was quick to answer any questions we had. She and her staff are completely professional and extremely helpful. We had a wonderful experience here and would recommend RH to anyone!
The day was absolutely perfect! The venue was amazing and fit perfectly for the style that I wanted. I would not have changed a thing about the day or the event.
Rhodes Hall is a beautiful venue. My fiancé and I booked it online half a year in advance with fingers crossed, as we were moving to the Atlanta area shortly before our wedding and would not be able to visit before our move. Fortunately, it was as lovely as the pictures! The venue comes with a good amount of tables and chairs, so we didn't have to rent any extra. Our flowers were minimal, because the house is so decorative on its own. Also, Chrystal, the event coordinator at Rhodes, is a delight to work with. She is professional and answered all of my questions promptly, and yet is very relaxed. I would recommend Rhodes to anyone looking to marry or have a reception in a beautiful, historic location in the Atlanta area.