Mandarin Oriental Washington, D.C. is a luxury hotel and wedding venue located in the heart of the District. Located just two blocks from the National Mall, this incredible venue offers unbeatable views of Washington D.C.’s most well-known monuments and attractions. The venue is made up of 36,000 square feet of flexible event space.
Facilities and Capacity
Mandarin Oriental’s main ballroom, the Grand Ballroom, features over 8,000 square feet of customizable space and can hold up to 700 guests. This space can be divided into three separate spaces for smaller more intimate gatherings. The venue also features a 5,000-square-foot ballroom, known as the Oriental Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 400 guests. In addition to these adaptable ballroom spaces are a variety of foyers and corridors perfect for mixing and mingling with your guests. No matter which space you choose, you’ll fall in love with the modern, Asian-inspired elegance found at Mandarin Oriental.
Couples who book this venue will have complete access to its experienced event team. Whether you’re looking for full support throughout your planning process or simply some advice here and there, their team is happy to assist you in creating a day that’s undeniably yours. They’ll connect you to the very best vendors, guide you through the menu selection process and introduce you to all of the incredible accommodations Mandarin Oriental has to offer. Their services include:
Nothing tops off a wedding day like unbeatable cuisine. Mandarin Oriental’s catering and culinary team are committed to helping you customize a wedding day meal plan that fits your personal tastes. Offering a variety of American, Asian, French and Italian cuisine, Mandarin Oriental’s menu options are sure to have something for everyone.
The guest rooms and suites are nothing short of luxurious. Sporting breathtaking views of the Potomac River, each room is the perfect place to rest and relax throughout a weekend of celebration.
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David L · Getting married on 11/03/2020
The best wedding venue in the DMV
In short, the Mandarin Oriental went above-and-beyond to execute a perfect wedding. The Mandarin shines in both experience and professionalism, leading off with the Director of Catering and Events, Michael Deltette. From Day 1, Michael and his team worked hard to ensure that our minds were at ease and that each of our requests (big and small) were addressed. On the actual day of our wedding, the entire hotel staff came together to ensure that from start to finish, nothing was overlooked. My wife and I highly recommend the Mandarin Oriental - you simply will not find a better venue in the DMV.Sent on 04/18/2019
Ann and Joe Nalepa · Married on 07/05/2019
Best wedding ever!!
Michael at the Mandarin was the reason we chose that venue! Working with him for about one year made us realize that we had made the perfect choice! There is attention given to every detail of service from valet greetings to turn down at night. The food is exceptional Every question one might have about their event is answered immediately. If I could, I would give Michael, The Mandarin, and everyone associated with the venue all 10s!!!Sent on 05/07/2019
Cherie Degeorge · Married on 06/23/2019
Mandarin Oriental/Michael Deltette
I can’t imagine a more perfect venue than the gorgeous Mandarin Oriental for my Daughter’s Wedding reception. Everything from the planning stages to the conclusion were nothing less than spectacular. Almost every guest commented to us that it was the best food they have ever had at a wedding reception and people gushed over the hotel and their staff. The best part of the Mandarin is with it you get Michael Deltette, Director of Catering and Events. From our first meeting with Michael, it was apparent that he truly listened to what my Daughter wanted and totally understood what her needs were and what was important to her. He guided us on every aspect of the planning and we always knew that he was keeping in mind what was important to us. He connected us with outside vendors, florists, photographers, hair stylists and limo services. When you mention Michael’s name, it is obvious he has total and complete respect in his field. Michael is like having a Guardian Angel in your corner. You know that you don’t have to worry about anything because before you can think it, he has it taken care of it. Michael is totally and completely exceptional and we would highly recommend the Mandarin Oriental and Michael.Sent on 06/23/2019