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Reception
$15,000 starting price
Ceremony
$2,000 starting price
Reception
$10,000 starting price
Ceremony
$1,000 starting price
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On WeddingWire since 2022

For a an authentic celebration in The Big Easy, Kimpton Hotel Fontenot, located in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, is here to welcome you like a local. With stunning interior decor, delicious cuisine, committed staff, and various local amenities, you will have everything you would ever need for a successful wedding.

Facilities and Capacity

Besides ceremonies and receptions, Hotel Fontenot can host a number of other celebratory events, including rehearsal dinners, birthdays, anniversaries, holiday parties, and more. The venue boasts a stylish contemporary aesthetic that is sure to wow guests. With a maximum capacity of 400 guests across 235 comfortable rooms and suites, you and your loved ones will be set to enjoy New Orleans.

Prepare for your day in one of the luxurious suites and then, grab a cup of coffee …or something slightly stronger… at 'Gospel Coffee and Boozy Treats' before exploring the history and stories that ring through the streets of the French Quarter. By night, sip an elaborate cocktail in Peacock Room, a bright and lively addition to New Orleans’ nightlife. Peacock Room and King Brasserie are also available for private welcome receptions, rehearsal dinners, afterparties and farewell brunches.

Now with the unveiling of The Historic 1844 Building in Spring 2023, weddings, galas, and meetings alike will be set against the backdrop of old New Orleans meets elevated remodeling and styling. Canray Ballroom, with its beautiful chandeliers, exposed brick walls and elegant carpet is the perfect blank canvas for any special event, while the newly refurbished outdoor terrace allows the opportunity for a wedding ceremony, cocktail hour or reception while overlooking downtown New Orleans and enjoying the Mississippi River breeze.

Services Offered

Hotel Fontenot offers an award winning culinary team, led by Chef Samuel Peery along with a variety of wedding packages that will allow you the option for your budget and requirements. Please email sales@hotelfontenot.com for additional information on wedding packages.

Frequently asked questions

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

Yes

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

$15,000

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

$10,000

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?

$2,000

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

$1,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Set Up
Tables

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

Server(s)

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

Champagne Toast
Open Bar

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Historic Building
Hotel
Restaurant
Rooftop

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
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
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 Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

February
March
April
May
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
June
July
August
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Hotel Fontenot frequently asked questions

Hotel Fontenot includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Set Up
  • Tables
Hotel Fontenot includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Server(s)
The bar service starting price at Hotel Fontenot includes:
  • Champagne Toast
  • Open Bar
The space offered by Hotel Fontenot for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Historic Building
  • Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop
Hotel Fontenot offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Hotel Fontenot offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Hotel Fontenot offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Hotel Fontenot offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Tables
Hotel Fontenot currently offers 2 offer promotions for wedding services.

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