Onteora Mountain House is a banquet facility hosting weddings in the Albany, New York area. This rustic venue sits up on a mountain overlooking the Catskills. The included bed and breakfast make this venue ideal for a weekend destination wedding. The venue sits 10 minutes from the Ashokan Reservoir, a 30 minute drive from I-87.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can host up to 180 guests on their special day at Onteora Mountain House. The property includes an inn, a banquet pavilion and ceremony space overlooking the mountain vistas. After exchanging vows among the trees on the edge of the mountain, couples and guests explore the garden and main house during the cocktail hour, and then head inside the banquet pavilion for their reception. The woodsy banquet hall brings in the outdoors with floor-to-ceiling windows and a polished wooden interior. The openness of the space and high ceilings give the venue an airy feel.
Couples can choose to rent the venue for the entire weekend, Friday noon till Sunday noon, or for Sunday afternoon into Monday. Onteora Mountain House offers the following services:
With full in-house bar service and select catering services available, the venue provides options to make couples’ wedding days stress free. The catering services include:
Couples and their guests are invited to stay the night in the bed and breakfast’s seven rooms on the property. Formerly the summer house of Richard Hellmann, famous for his mayonnaise company, the five-room house features panoramic views of the mountains and cozy furniture. The two rooms in the cottage grant guests more privacy during their stay with features such as wirlpool baths, fireplaces and a four-poster bed.
39 Reviews for Onteora Mountain House
Recommended by 95% of couples
22 User photos
Amy Tang · Getting married on 06/06/2020
Beautiful, Scenic Venue!!!
My fiancé and I booked Onteora Mountain House for our wedding next June and words can not describe how excited we are to be wedded at this beautiful venue! Robert was a such a pleasure to work with, including his pup, Charlie! The moment we stepped onto the grounds, we knew that this was where we wanted to get married.Sent on 10/04/2019
Rosemary Diamant · Married on 08/31/2019
I cannot say enough great things about the Onteora Mountain House. We were married there in August and the day was absolutely perfect. Jeremy, Bob and their entire team is excellent and an absolute pleasure to work with. The food was amazing, the service excellent, and the setting absolutely beautiful!!Sent on 09/16/2019
Kemi Mattiussi · Married on 05/26/2019
BEST wedding venue ever
My friends and family STILL can't stop talking about how beautiful our venue was. From the management to the decor to the flexibility, we couldn't have dreamed of a better place to get married. Every photo is absolutely stunning and it made for such an amazing night and party! Would recommend this to everyone and anyoneSent on 09/06/2019