Black Horse Inn

8393 Meetze Rd., Warrenton, VA 20187 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Black Horse Inn

The Black Horse Inn is a mansion with a banquet for couples’ weddings in the greater Washington, D.C. area. An elegant and rustic setting for the wedding day, this venue offers a white mansion setting and a horse stable for the event. Couples can find this venue in Northern Virginia, located approximately one hour from downtown Washington, D.C.

Facilities and Capacity
This mansion has the space for up to 200 wedding guests. At the Black Horse Inn, couples will find four gorgeous ceremony locations for their wedding day. The main location for ceremonies is beneath the cover of a romantic wedding gazebo surrounded by centuries-old trees. The picturesque landscaping of the Black Horse Inn stretches out in every direction from this site. There are three other terrace wedding locations for couples who wish to hold their ceremony outdoors at this venue. For very intimate wedding ceremonies and gatherings, the foyer of the house is available for ceremonies with the curving grand staircase as the backdrop. Receptions take place in the mansion’s climate-controlled grand ballroom. From here, couples and guests are treated to panoramic views of the horses grazing in the pastures and the flagstone terrace. The terrace features gardens, a pond, and a white picket bridge.

Services Offered
The staff at this venue aim to make the couple’s wedding day magical through the services they provide. For any wedding event, from a ceremony and reception to a bridal shower, elopement, engagement party, or rehearsal dinner, the venue provides event items such as arches, tables, and chairs. Other services through this venue include:

  • Accommodations
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bridal suite
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Parking


Cuisine
Bartenders serve any alcohol provided by the couple — or their caterer — at the wedding reception. The night’s cuisine, whether African, Italian, Thai, or another style, can be prepared by the venue’s chefs to accommodate dietary restrictions for couples or guests. The catering staff can meet gluten-free, kosher, lactose-free, no pork, nut-free, organic, vegan, or vegetarian needs. Dishes can be served in the following catering styles:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • French service
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Tastings


Accommodation
The inn has 10 rooms and suites in the house from which couples and their overnight guests can choose. Each room features comfortable accommodations, antique furnishings and a private bath. The spaces make a wonderful honeymoon suite or resting place for the wedding party.

History
The mansion was built in the 1850s with additions added on in the early 1900s. The inn was named for the Black Horse Cavalry, the idea for which was conceived in 1858. The cavalry led a successful charge against the Union in First Battle of Manassas, and following the war many men of this organization became prominent leaders in the area.

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119 Reviews for Black Horse Inn

Recommended by 99% of couples


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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Maribel · Married on 07/07/2018

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    We fell in love the first time we visited this venue. Lynn and Debbie are great to work with and very accommodating. Everything turned out perfect!

    Sent on 07/25/2018

    Black Horse Inn's reply:

    We LOVED working with you and we are glad you had an opportunity to celebrate your wedding weekend with us. We appreciate your kind words describing your stay and our service. Thank you for your review.
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    Frances · Married on 06/16/2018

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    The Black Horse Inn was the perfect place for my party. Lynn was great to work with. Friendly, professional, had great suggestions and accommodating for our event. The grounds are breath taking and the dining area was absolutely gorgeous! The food was fabulous and a fun time was had by all! Defiantly recommend this venue for your next event.

    Sent on 09/29/2018

    Black Horse Inn's reply:

    Thank you for your compliments. We are glad you could be with us on your special day and we are pleased that your experience here was all that you hoped for. We wish you all the best!

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Black Horse Inn FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 7.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s)
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Inn/B&B, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Tastings
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Chairs, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, December

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35 Endorsements

  • Edibles Incredible Desserts
    Edibles Incredible Desserts Wedding Cakes

    Beautiful and elegant venue. Great owners and easy to work with.

  • Lieb Photographic LLC
    Lieb Photographic LLC Wedding Photographers

    Black Horse Inn is more than lovely...it is the epitome of classic Virginia hunt country. This is one of the very best places to tie the knot if you the Virginia countryside and the charm of estate style weddings. The classic, joyful, romantic bride will not be disappointed in this gorgeous venue and all the photographic possibilities!

  • WeddingCeremony.org, Jim Burch
    WeddingCeremony.org, Jim Burch Wedding Officiants

    The Black Horse Inn near Warrenton, VA is about a perfect a venue for a wedding as could possibly be. Every detail of this location is meticulously maintained and beautiful. Owner Lynn and her staff are gracious and accommodating, making guests feel special. Located in a perfect setting with graceful views, there is - uniquely to only a few venues - plenty of room to move around, but close at hand so that everything is within easy reach. One of the many things prospective couples often miss is that the place where your guests will spend several hours should have a variety of places for them to enjoy (at Black Horse Inn, there is the ceremony patio, the main house, the cocktail hour patio, the beautiful banquet pavilion, and unique specialized rooms), without being to spread out. In this way, your guests are very comfortable. This is perfection.

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  • 8393 Meetze Rd. Warrenton, District of Columbia, VA 20187 See on map
    540-318-1588 (Phone number)

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