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.
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.
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.
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.