Onteora Mountain House is a wedding venue located in Boiceville, New York, just an hour away from Albany. This rustic property sits on a mountain overlooking the Catskills, and features a 90-year-old Adirondack-style main house for an authentic upstate experience. With a number of bed and breakfast accommodation options on site, this venue is ideal for a weekend destination wedding.
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 a ceremony space overlooking the mountain vistas and Esopus Valley. After exchanging vows among the trees, newlyweds and their guests can explore the garden and main house during the cocktail hour. After, they are welcome to head inside the pavilion for their reception. The rustic banquet hall brings in the outdoors with floor-to-ceiling windows and a polished wooden interior. Its openness and high ceilings create a spacious atmosphere for dining and dancing. Soon-to-be newlyweds are invited to use one or both of the hillside cottages as get-ready rooms to prepare for their big day.
For a blissful wedding experience, Onteora Mountain House offers a range of services to support you throughout your special occasion. The venue’s staff will be there to set up and clean up, as well as arrange tables and chairs according to your preferred layout. If you need assistance before the celebration, they also offer event planning. Various food, accommodation, and additional service packages are available to choose from for a personalized plan.
With full in-house bar service and select catering, Onteora Mountain House provides a number of options for a vibrant reception. After the cocktail hour, your meal can be in the style of a buffet or served by waiters. The team is happy to prepare a cake or other dessert options for a sweet conclusion to your dinner.
Couples and their guests are invited to stay the night in any of the property’s seven rooms. Formerly the summer residence of Richard Hellmann, famous for his mayonnaise company, the house features panoramic views of the Catskills and cozy furnishings. The two rooms in the hillside cottage beside the main accommodation grant guests more privacy during their stay. These spaces are equipped with features such as whirlpool baths, fireplaces, and four-poster beds for a rejuvenating mountain stay.
39 Reviews for Onteora Mountain House
Recommended by 95% of couples
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Amy T. · 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 D. · 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 M. · 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