Hotel Retlaw is a classic downtown boutique hotel, located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and restored with a remarkable renovation in 2019, Hotel Retlaw is one of the region's premier wedding venues! Built in 1923, this historic property is styled in a fashion reminiscent of the roaring 20's, providing an effortlessly elegant venue for celebrations. Couples who choose to exchange their vows here can enjoy modern, well-appointed accommodations, classic event spaces, and delicious cuisine.
Facilities and Capacity
The Crystal Ballroom, which accommodates up to 300 guests for a cocktail reception or 250 guests for a sit-down banquet, is the perfect venue for your wedding celebration. This ballroom boasts high ceilings, crystal chandeliers and a lush brocade carpeting for an opulent and luxurious feel within its 3,200-square-foot space. For more intimate gatherings or for pre-dinner reception space for larger weddings, couples appreciate the Windsor room and adjoining outdoor Terrace, which can hold up to 64 and 60 guests respectively.
The Hotel Retlaw caters for engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, showers, ceremonies, and receptions. The hotel can offer the assistance of a dedicated wedding planner to help with the details and ensure a smooth and stress-free experience. Items such as photo booths can be rented from the venue to embellish the festivities, preventing engaged couples from needing to source these elsewhere. In addition to setup and cleanup, the hotel can provide a host of event necessities, including:
Wedding fare is provided by the venue's talented on-site chefs. Their team will work to devise a customized menu that will reflect the engaged couples’ taste and budget. They can offer culinary creations in several ways, depending on the style of the event. This includes buffet-style, hors d'oeuvres, plated meals and food stations. Couples may avail of tastings in advance. Bar service is also available, with a range of beers, liquors, wines, and specialty beverages. This venue can accommodate both a cash and an open bar, and can additionally provide service staff to assist with food and beverages.
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The Hotel Retlaw frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Hotel Retlaw?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At The Hotel Retlaw, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
What are the most important characteristics of The Hotel Retlaw in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Hotel Retlaw for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does The Hotel Retlaw offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Hotel Retlaw offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Hotel Retlaw have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
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