Hilton Orrington/Evanston Hotel

1710 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 Map · Phone number
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About Hilton Orrington/Evanston Hotel

Neighboring Lake Michigan in Evanston, Illinois, the Hilton Orrington/Evanston hotel offers couples a historic venue with classic Hilton-brand hospitality standards. Conveniently located near Chicago and numerous transportation services, the site boasts a plethora of indoor spaces for wedding-related celebrations. The decor demonstrates the finest in traditional furnishings and architecture, with classic chandeliers and lavish blue and cream carpeting. At the same time, the venue provides contemporary comforts and designs that are seamlessly woven into the layout for a complete package. Local amenities include an array of shopping centers and restaurants, as well as the cultural charms of Chicago itself.

Facilities and Capacity

The Hilton Orrington/Evanston first hosted guests in 1923 and since then has been a well-known local gem. Steeped in tradition, multiple family generations have been known to hold their weddings here. In total, the hotel has 24,000 square feet of space for events, including a ballroom and a number of boardrooms. The Grand Orrington Ballroom features a large staircase for a show-stopping entrance and seating for up to 500. In the Heritage Ballroom, which features 1920s vintage furnishings and decor, couples and their guests can feel transported to a bygone era. An additional option is the Promenade, a ninth-floor space for smaller parties, that has urban and waterfront views. A stage and dance floor can be provided for the couple’s chosen event space. With 269 modern rooms and suites, guests can rest in refined comfort, with pillow-top mattresses and fluffy duvets.

Services Offered

Many amenities are offered in the Hilton Orrington/Evanston hotel’s wedding packages. Napkins and linens are all provided, as are votive candles and table numbers. Their expert staff can take care of the setup and cleanup for you, so you can focus on each other and celebrating. To prepare for the wedding, access to get-ready rooms and a space for the rehearsal is available. Their catering services feature pre-made menu choices to streamline organization of the wedding day. However, they can work with you to individualize the reception’s cuisine to your liking.

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Wedding reception setup in the ballroom
Wedding reception setup in the ballroom
Joyous couple walks down the stairs
Joyous couple walks down the stairs
Picture of couple enjoying the water
Picture of couple enjoying the water
Wedding ceremony setup with flowers
Wedding ceremony setup with flowers
Happy couple celebrate with sparklers
Happy couple celebrate with sparklers
The hotel at sunset
The hotel at sunset
Simple wedding ceremony setup
Simple wedding ceremony setup
Ballroom with grand staircase
Ballroom with grand staircase
Chandelier glitters
Chandelier glitters
Wedding reception layout
Wedding reception layout
Sophisticated wedding reception layout
Sophisticated wedding reception layout
Entrance to the hotel with a limo
Entrance to the hotel with a limo
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Picture of the outside of the hotel
Indoor seating at the hotel
Indoor seating at the hotel
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Photo of one of the luxury suites
Grand Staircase and the white dress
Grand Staircase and the white dress
Reception area for hotel guests
Reception area for hotel guests
Dining area with purple tablecloths
Dining area with purple tablecloths
Contemporary-style suite
Contemporary-style suite
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Fitness Center
Fitness Center
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Wedding reception setup in the ballroom
Wedding reception setup in the ballroom

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26 Reviews for Hilton Orrington/Evanston Hotel

Recommended by 97% of couples


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

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    Gayle Malvin · Married on 04/06/2019

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    Robin Schultz

    It was a pleasure to work robin. She was easy, flexible and creative

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    Debbie Greenspan · Married on 11/24/2018

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    Debbie Greenspan

    We had a fantastic experience having our daughters wedding at the Orrington. From the valet, the bell captains, the front desk and banquet captains all the way to working with Robin Schultz, we couldn’t have been happier. We always were met with professionalism and personal attention every step of the way. The food was great as well as the service. A beautiful venue with a warm touch!!

    Sent on 12/05/2018

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Hilton Orrington/Evanston Hotel 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?
    $ 22000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 18000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • 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
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
    Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 45.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    4
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Historic Building
    Hotel
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Cake
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    July
    August
    December

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    847-693-4438 (Phone number)

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