Sewanee Inn

1235 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37375 Map · Phone number
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About Sewanee Inn

The Sewanee Inn is a hotel wedding venue in Tennessee that can host a number of wedding-themed events. With both elegant interiors and beautiful scenery outside, couples and their guests can bask in a variety of spaces that would suit memorable photo opportunities.

Facilities and Capacity

Conveniently, the Sewanee Inn hotel can accommodate couples planning for weddings varying in size and scope. Whether you have a lengthy guest list of family and friends, or a shorter list of immediate family and a few close companions, this venue can facilitate your plans.

With over 8,000 square feet of event space to choose from, there are numerous options available - each one boasting different capacity and size.

Founders’ Hall is a 3,472-square-foot space that can host 220 people for a seated meal, or 550 for a cocktail-style reception. With long banquet tables, charming wooden floors, twinkling chandeliers, and stylish drapes, this room is brimming with plush features. It can be divided up into three separate spaces if necessary.

Green’s View is another one of the hotels’ expansive spaces. In all, it has almost 2,700 square feet of space that would suit 75 seated guests or 430 for cocktail/buffet-style cuisine.

Cumberland offers almost 1,800 square feet of space. Here, the couple of honor and their guests can dine in the lap of luxury. A large marble fireplace draws the eye in the middle of an interior design that features dark wooden flooring, gray high-backed chairs, and large round tables. With glass doors leading out onto a garden area, it offers views of the surrounding landscape.

Other available spaces include the Lookout Parlour and the Event Lawn.

Services Offered

At Sewanee Inn, the wedding party can indulge themselves in a variety of convenient services. In particular, the dining experience at this hotel is a varied and rich mix that offers mouth-watering meals and delicious drinks. In Founders’ Hall, couples and guests can enjoy Southern-inspired cuisine. In Shakerag bar, cocktails, fine wines, and more can be savored.

Of course, guests can also take in a round of golf on the recently reopened course as well as practicing their serve on one of the numerous tennis courts situated just behind the main building.

Accommodation

With a variety of rooms available, Sewanee Inn is ideal for those looking to stay in the same venue as their reception. King and Queen rooms, rooms with balconies, and deluxe rooms are all on offer. For the happy couple, the superior King suite is complete with large balcony that encircles the room. Rooms come with flat-screen televisions, mini-bar, and free WiFi.

Location

Sewanee Inn has a lot of alluring features that make it an ideal wedding venue. It boasts Gothic-inspired architecture and design, as well as modern furnishings inside. On-site, the golf course offers yet more crafted beauty that complements the stunning building. However, it is the surrounding landscape of Tennessee that is the real attraction. Nearby stunning mountains (ideal for hiking), rivers ideal for fishing and canoeing, as well as nature trails for biking all add to the venue’s appeal - especially for couples and guests who want to explore.

Sewanee Inn - Drone
Sewanee Inn - Drone
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Sewanee Inn
Sewanee Inn - main entrance
Sewanee Inn - main entrance
Sewanee Inn - bathroom
Sewanee Inn - bathroom
Cumberland Hall
Cumberland Hall
Gothic-inspired exterior
Gothic-inspired exterior
The view from the bunker
The view from the bunker
Warm firepit
Warm firepit
Elegant marble fireplace
Elegant marble fireplace
Founders' Hall
Founders' Hall
Luxurious Hearth Room
Luxurious Hearth Room
Hospitality Suite
Hospitality Suite
Sewanee Inn - Ballroom
Sewanee Inn - Ballroom
Sewanee Inn - second floor
Sewanee Inn - second floor
Sewanee Inn - King suite
Sewanee Inn - King suite
Sewanee Inn - bed detail
Sewanee Inn - bed detail
Sewanee Inn - lobby detail
Sewanee Inn - lobby detail
Sewanee Inn - lobby
Sewanee Inn - lobby
Sewanee Inn - Lookout Parlor
Sewanee Inn - Lookout Parlor
Lookout Parlor table layout
Lookout Parlor table layout
Fine dining available
Fine dining available
Sewanee Inn - Queen rooms available
Sewanee Inn - Queen rooms available
Sewanee Inn - Restaurant Patio
Sewanee Inn - Restaurant Patio
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Sewanee Inn - eighteen58
Sewanee Inn - Shakerag
Sewanee Inn - Shakerag
Sewanee Inn - Queen w/ Patio
Sewanee Inn - Queen w/ Patio
Sewanee Inn - Styled
Sewanee Inn - Styled
Sewanee Inn - Event Lawn
Sewanee Inn - Event Lawn
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Sewanee Inn - Drone
Sewanee Inn - Drone
Sewanee Inn - Drone
Sewanee Inn - Drone
Sewanee Inn - Drone
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Sewanee Inn - main entrance
Sewanee Inn - main entrance

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Sewanee Inn FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • 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?
    $ 18.00
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Hotel
    Inn/B&B
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Outside Vendors
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens

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  • 1235 University Avenue Sewanee, TN, 37375 See on map
    931-598-3568 (Phone number)

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