Hudson Manor, a luxury mansion wedding venue based in Louisburg, is about 45 minutes from Raleigh. The historic home is the epitome of elegant Southern weddings with a historic and vintage touch. Between the sophisticated ballroom and charming garden, Hudson Manor will set the tone for one-of-a-kind memories.
Facilities and Capacity
With event spaces for indoor and outdoor celebrations, the venue can host up to 250 guests. The Manor House, which was built in 1916, has a remodeled porch that is perfect for photo shoots. The space also has oversized dressing rooms. In The Grand Ballroom, guests will adore the 5-foot crystal chandeliers, 14-foot ceiling, ornate framed mirrors and NEW LVP floor. The French doors lead to the Covered Veranda, which provides additional seating under large fans with hanging lights adorning nearby trees and colored uplighting. The Ceremony Garden is perfect for private outdoor ceremonies against the blue sky. Here, couples will enjoy the lush garden of bright colors. An alternative ceremony site is The Chapel, which is temperature controlled, warm & dry with a beautiful new view to the Lake.
The team at Hudson Manor is devoted to keeping your day stress-free. They will take care of all the details to ensure that the day runs smoothly. For super busy couples, all-inclusive packages are standard. Professional services include:
Upon booking your wedding, the venue will discuss custom menu options. Glenn Cogliati, the venue’s co-owner, is the head chef. Buffet and cocktail items are available. Hudson Manor can also provide bartending services, such as:
In The Manor House, your bridal party can enjoy large dressing rooms with mirrors and seating areas. Parking and wheelchair access is also available for your guests.
Hudson Manor can host your rehearsal, ceremony and reception. For amazing photo shoots, enjoy the romantic Juliette Balcony, Butterfly Garden or carriage house. They can even provide their beautiful Palomino horse as a prop.
In 1916, The Manor House was designed and built by local architect M.S. Davis for Charles T. Hudson and his wife. The former owner has even displayed the original blueprints on a wall. Hudson Manor has been hosting weddings since 2004.
The elegant wedding venue is 25 minutes from Wake Forest and 45 minutes to Downtown Raleigh. Raleigh-Durham International Airport is 52 minutes away.
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Rebecca Doran · Getting married on 03/28/2020
Excellent Customer Service
Melissa has been great to work with so far! She is very helpful and has gone out of her way to help me plan the perfect day.Sent on 06/14/2019
Hudson Manor's reply:Thank you for your kind words Rebecca. The Hudson Manor Estate staff and I will always do our best to help you experience the wedding you've been dreaming of. Looking forward to March 28th 2020!
Regina · Married on 08/18/2018
Hudson Manor exceeded our expectation for our daughter and her now husband's wedding on 8/18/18. We planned the entire wedding remotely, as only the bride and groom live in Raleigh. All guests including parents of bride and groom were from out of town. The service is truly all inclusive- they were wonderful. I could not recommend a venue more highly- their suggested vendors for services such as photographers and flowers were great! We could not have been happier! Thank you for making our daughter's and her husband's special day amazing!! I am sharing some of the photo's shared by friends- we'll update with the photographer pics when we get them!Sent on 08/22/2018
Hudson Manor's reply:Thank you so much Regina. It was truly our pleasure. Best wishes to all!
Alexis · Married on 05/05/2018
The Hudson Manor was one of the first venues we visited and I LOVED it! Melissa was so nice and very responsive. We had the ceremony in the outdoor garden area, which was beautiful. I liked how there was an indoor chapel area in case of bad weather, which was also very nice for a ceremony. I also loved how the was an outdoor patio attached to the ballroom. Everything about this set up was great. The major thing that stuck out to me was that it was all inclusive. I loved having Melissa there to help me when I needed it and on my wedding day she executed everything perfectly. When I showed up on my wedding day, everything was set up just how I wanted it and I didn't have to do a thing but enjoy it! I definitely recommend this venue!Sent on 12/10/2017
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Melissa and the staff at Hudson Manor have always welcomed us with open arms. It is always a pleasure working there.
One of my favorite venues and such a pleasure to work with! Melissa and her team at The Hudson Manor provide an excellent experience for couples and a gorgeous backdrop for the big day! I would not hesitate to recommend Hudson Manor to anyone searching for a beautiful place to say "I do".
This is SUCH an elegant venue! The staff are there to make your day special and they have all the facilities to do so. There is a church, reception area, ballroom, outside gardens...everything you could need for your special day. I highly recommend Hudson Manor!