Commander's Mansion

440 Talcott Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472 Map · Phone number
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About Commander's Mansion

Commander’s Mansion is a historic mansion wedding venue that is located in Watertown, Massachusetts. This classical wedding venue is located a convenient 20 minutes away from Boston. Commander’s Mansion stands upon seven acres of beautiful land that creates the perfect backdrop for a couple's wedding day.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 200 wedding guest at Commander’s Mansion. There is one main indoor event space that includes two charming changing suites with full private baths. Outside areas contain large open spaces and seasonal tented space.

Services Offered
Commander’s Mansion is a stunning wedding ceremony and reception space. It also has space and services available to host your bridal shower and engagement party as well. In terms of the services and wedding items, Commander’s Mansion can provide the following:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event rentals
  • Chairs and tables
  • Furniture
  • Tents
  • Parking with wheelchair access
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37 Reviews for Commander's Mansion

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.5

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  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Rioux · Married on 08/24/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Excellent venue

    Very happy with my choice of venue! The Commander's Mansion was a beautiful site and the use of the grape arbor, mansion, and tent worked out perfectly. I wanted to be sure we chose a venue accessible for wheelchairs and elderly guests, and this fit the bill, especially since the tent has solid brick underfoot rather than grass. Tammy was easy to work with and made planning a breeze. The rental fee was reasonable compared to other venues in the area, and the list of catering options was extensive enough to create real competition - we had no problem finding one we liked without spending a mint. Getting liquor from Gordon's was also a steal compared to some of the quotes I received from other venues that require beverage packages. All in all I wanted flexibility to shop around for vendors instead of having everything dictated in-house by the venue (where they'll also dictate the price, and it won't come cheap!). The Commander's Mansion was perfect.

    Sent on 09/28/2019

    Commander's Mansion's reply:

    We are so pleased that you chose us to host your big celebration! Thank you very much for the lovely and informative review. It really does make a difference to hear client feedback...both for us and for new potential clients. Best wishes!
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    Lisa Bartlett · Married on 07/20/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Stunning Venue

    Commander's Mansion is such a beautiful venue. Our summer wedding pictures were stunning with the Commander's Mansion grounds as the backdrop. We had great communication with Gina and Tammy leading up to the wedding and all of their recommended vendors were a pleasure to work with as well! Gina and Tammy coordinated with all of the vendors to make sure everything went smoothly the day of and keep our stress levels down. I highly recommend this venue for a wedding or any other special event.

    Sent on 10/16/2019

    Commander's Mansion's reply:

    Thank you Lisa for taking time to review us! It was a pleasure working with you and your guests. We are happy to see that you love the mansion as much as we do. Take care!

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Commander's Mansion Pricing

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Commander's Mansion FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 4000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1050
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Parking
    Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Historic Building
    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
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Furniture
    Tables
    Tents
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    November
    December

Real Weddings

1 Event

  • Jan Wed

    Dance Lessons

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    • When:
      Jan 08, 2020 06:00 PM - Dec 09, 06:30 PM (336 days event)
    • Location:
      440 Talcott Avenue, Watertown, Boston

    The Commander’s Mansion will be offering our booked clients one complimentary dance class with the exquisitely talented dancers from Ballroom in Boston. To reserve your spot, choose a class date from the list below and call 617-926-7755 or email Gina at gnolan@watertown-ma.gov. Each client may bring one guest. 1/8 • 2/12 • 3/11 • 4/15 • 5/6 • 6/10 7/8 • 8/12 • 9/16 • 10/14 • 11/4 • 12/9 Classes run from 6 -6:45 PM at the Commander’s Mansion. To make a night of it, waltz over to the culinary experts at Branch Line where they will be offering a free appetizer to our dancers.

Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements

  • Esq.Events
    Esq.Events Wedding Planners

    One of our favorite wedding venues: beautifully maintained and perfect for all seasons.

  • Boston Catering and Events
    Boston Catering and Events Wedding Caterers

    Weddings & Special Events at the Commander's Mansion are truly memorable. The staff is great to work with and always work hard to ensure the day runs smoothly. Simply put, a beautiful, classic New England venue!

  • Justice of the Peace Gina
    Justice of the Peace Gina Wedding Officiants

    Best place to have a wedding! Both the mansion and grape arbor are picturesque. Rae and Tammy could not be more helpful. The Commander's Mansion is a wedding venue jewel.

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  • 440 Talcott Avenue Watertown, MA, 02472 See on map
    617-396-3217 (Phone number)