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Royal Sonesta Harbor Court

$19k - $22k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests
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Highly recommended

About

On WeddingWire since 2010

As a timeless wedding venue in Baltimore, Maryland, Royal Sonesta Harbor Court offers engaged couples the best in classic elegance for their special occasion. Their experienced staff will attend to every last detail to ensure that your vision is realized to the letter. Boasting picturesque waterfront views, the hotel strives to provide one-of-a-kind experiences that you and your guests will remember for years to come.

Facilities and Capacity

Possessing 12,000 square feet of event space, Royal Sonesta Harbor Court can accommodate up to 200 of your nearest and dearest. Couples can choose from four beautifully decorated ballrooms in which to host their ceremony and reception.

Services Offered

In an effort to streamline your special day, Royal Sonesta Harbor Court is able to customize your wedding package. Available services include event planning, bar services, and in-house catering for an all-inclusive wedding day. Each package includes event set-up and clean-up services, rentals, and top-quality audiovisual equipment.

Accommodation

The hotel offers couples and their guests the option of 203 stylishly designed guest rooms and suites for the duration of their visit. Every room features views of the harbor, the city, and the courtyard. They feature amenities such as luxurious bedding, flat-screen LCD TVs, and high-speed internet.

Location

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court is conveniently located in the heart of the historic Inner Harbor. The venue is just steps from the area鈥檚 most popular attractions. Newlyweds can explore the city and visit places such as The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the National Aquarium.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$45

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

75

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

6

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Hotel

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access
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    Mary Z. Married on 07/03/2021
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    Great Venue!

    We chose the Royal Sonesta for our room block and Wedding reception. Jenny was our coordinator and she was a true gem! All of the staff we interacted with were truly so professional and it felt like they honestly wanted the best for our special day. The ballroom and meals were perfect and our friends and family had a blast! 10/10 recommend!
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    Kellen R. Married on 10/26/2019
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    Best day ever

    My husband and I were down between this hotel and another in the Baltimore area and we are ultimately so glad we chose the Sonesta, and specifically their coordinator Jay. Everything was so organized and efficient from start to finish, and all our needs were not only met but anticipated in advance. We just had our event and it went perfectly, wouldn't have changed a thing!
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    Lauren P. Married on 07/06/2019
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    Loved our reception here!

    We absolutely loved the Royal Sonesta. Jay is the best to work with -- we immediately were confident in his skills and experience from our first meeting with him. Every single hotel staff person we encountered through planning and throughout the entire wedding weekend was incredibly friendly and accommodating to anything we or our guests needed. Certain parts of the hotel (ie. bathrooms in rooms) are dated, however everything that really matters that you see (hotel lobby, other parts of the rooms, ballrooms, etc.) are beautiful. The view of the inner harbor is great from the ballroom, even better from the guest rooms on higher floors, and our guests enjoyed the time there. Jay will offer as much or as little advice as you want, and we were very pleased with all of his recommendations.
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Desiree & Brian
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Professional Network & Endorsements

12 Endorsements
Elizabeth Bailey Weddings Elizabeth Bailey Weddings Wedding Planners

The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel is a beautiful venue for a wedding. It's located on the Federal Hill side of the Inner Harbor and within walking distance of restaurants, museums and night life. The staff is always professional yet friendly and the food is wonderful. Weddings are a specialty at Harbor Court and the ballroom has a waterfront view. Stunning!

Brooke Renee Bridal and Lashes Brooke Renee Bridal and Lashes Wedding Hair & Makeup

Gorgeous venue for an all-in-one experience with the space and convenience to be able to bring all your family and friends to one location in the heart of the city!

My Flower Box Events My Flower Box Events Wedding Florists

Jay Day and the whole Royal Sonesta team work endlessly to make sure your event is seamless from start to finish. Jay and his team exude such confidence and commitment that the vendors as well as the couples know they can enjoy the wedding or event!

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