Hudson Manor, a luxury mansion wedding venue based in Louisburg, is about 35 minutes from Triangle Town Center in 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 200 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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106 Reviews for Hudson Manor
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Amanda Rodieck · Married on 09/19/2020
Best Day Ever!
There are not enough positive words to describe our experience at Hudson Manor and with their coordinator Melissa! She made the ENTIRE planning process as stress-free as possible. From the first time my now husband and I toured it and sat down with Melissa, we knew that is where we wanted to get married! The grounds are beautiful, the house is spectacular, and the area is quaint and quiet. Within the week of booking, Melissa had already locked down our photographer (Chris Nieto) and DJ (Taylormade DJ service), whom she highly recommended and we were not disappointed with either! Throughout the whole planning time frame she would check in and keep us on track with what needed to be done and when. She took the guesswork out of it, which was such a relief, as it can be stressful when working full-time and taking care of a farm. Planning a wedding during Covid also threw some unknowns in the mix, but Melissa was always the first to reassure us that it would still be the best day of our lives and it truly was.
On wedding day the nerves kick in and you just want everything to go smooth, and be perfect and it absolutely was. Melissa walked us through every aspect of our day and it went off without a hitch. I COULD NOT have wanted it to go any other way. We had multiple friends and family tell us this was the best wedding they had ever been to. Melissa's husband is the chef and the food was to die for. She was genuinely happy for us and thinking back on the day, it was absolutely the best day of our lives! I 10 out of 10 recommend Hudson Manor for your big day!!
Sent on 10/01/2020
Hudson Manor's reply:Thank you Amanda! Wow, such a heartfelt review, I'm truly humbled. I am so happy for you both and ecstatic that you were trilled with the day. Best wishes always! Melissa
Janet McKay · Married on 07/18/2020
Excellent service and Covid friendly
Planning a wedding during a global pandemic is not something we ever expected to do, but Melissa was so helpful and professional. She offered additional dates and was very flexible given the circumstances. We truly could not have asked for a better experience, and we are so grateful! The wedding was so beautiful, and they were careful to follow mandates without making us feel like we were in the twilight zone - a lot of care and thought behind every decision. We highly recommend this venue for its beauty, value, and truly excellent service.Sent on 07/24/2020
Hudson Manor's reply:Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was truly our pleasure to work with you and your amazing family. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your experience, even though this trying time. We are grateful to you and your daughter and new son in law for choosing The Hudson Manor and sticking with your date regardless of the crazy circumstances Covid provided. Best wishes to all! Melissa & Glenn
Rebecca Doran · 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!
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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!