Hotel Viking is an elegant and sophisticated wedding venue located in the heart of downtown Newport in Rhode Island. This historic hotel was built in 1926 and has been offering beautiful and memorable weddings for over 95 years. We are conveniently located on Bellevue Avenue and offer all the amenities you and your guests are looking for in a wedding venue! Whether you are planning an intimate wedding affair or elaborate reception, this quaint and special venue has you covered.
Facilities and Capacity
Hotel Viking can accommodate all your wedding celebrations, from your rehearsal dinner to post-wedding brunch. We offer 14,400 square feet of banquet space, including the grand 5,880 square foot Viking Ballroom which accommodates up to 250 guests and a dance floor, or the classic 4,032 square foot Bellevue Ballroom which accommodates up to 150 guests, as well as our one-of-a-kind Kay Chapel for your ceremony. Dating back to 1859, the Kay Chapel is a historic Newport landmark that is now a unique setting for wedding ceremonies that accommodates up to 200 guests. The iconic hotel also offers 208 luxurious guest rooms, including 24 suites with history and ambiance.
Hotel Viking offers upscale amenities, One Bellevue Restaurant and the Top of Newport roof deck bar for your guests to enjoy while you are getting ready for your Big Day! Our wedding packages include everything you need and will have you stress-free before your big day. The Hotel Viking offers services to make the wedding of your dreams come true. Services include:
- Award-winning spa services
- One Bellevue Restaurant and Top of Newport Bar
- In-room dining
- 4-hour rental of ballroom
- 1-hour separate location for cocktail reception
- Complimentary food tasting for 4
- Cake cutting
- Coat check services
- Custom floor plan
- Suite accommodations for the couple
- Wedding specialist
- Groom’s room at Kay Chapel
- Heated pool and hot tub
- Lounge area
- Fitness center
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Classic elegance in historical Newport, doesn't get better than Hotel Viking. Reach out to my friend, Linda, and she will take care of your wedding and fulfill your visions.
Love this place, staff was easy to work with and of course food top notch!
Beautiful venue and professional, friendly staff.
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Hotel Viking frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Hotel Viking?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Hotel Viking, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Hotel Viking, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Beer
- House Wine
What are the most important characteristics of Hotel Viking in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Hotel Viking for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Hotel Viking offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Hotel Viking offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Hotel Viking have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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