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About The Century House

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The Century House is a ballroom venue for couples looking to wed in the Albany, New York area. With classic accents such as white columns and fireplaces, this hotel provides a vintage feel to couples and guests. The venue is situated only a ten minute drive from Albany International Airport.

Facilities and Capacity
The Century House offers covered or uncovered outdoor spaces, as well as indoor spaces, which can accommodate up to 500 guests. Couples looking for an indoor setting can choose from one of the three ballrooms for their special day, all of which boast polished wood accents and golden chandeliers. There is also a bridal suite available to ensure couples are comfortable all day long.

Services Offered
The services provided by the hotel include:

  • Accommodations
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet
  • Onsite parking
  • Valet

The Century House offers bar service and catering for couples that includes a variety of serving styles:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Tastings

Other Services
Consider The Century House for more than just your big day. They also host:

  • Bridal shower
  • Elopements
  • Engagement party
  • Rehearsal dinner

Built in the early 1800s, The Century House was renovated by Jim and Dorothy O’Hearn in 1949. As a hotel and restaurant on the main road between New York City and Montreal, the venue provided comfort and hospitality to travelers throughout the 20th century and into the 21st.

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Albany

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Getting married at The Century House in Latham, NY was one of the best decision I've ever made. I could not be happier with my experience. First off, their entire property is beautiful, top to bottom, and every room about outside space provides the perfect backdrop for pictures. On the topic of beauty, the staff has an amazing eye for the decorating a wedding. My wedding was Halloween themed, and we decided to hand boxes and bags of family Halloween decorations over to the Century house to use as they saw fit in the ballroom. When they were done, I was floored! I never knew a Halloween theme could be so elegant! The staff turned the Main Ballroom into a Halloween wonderland that left us all in tears. Walking down the aisle was the most magical moment of my life. There is not a thing I would change. The staff are not only amazing decorators, they are extremely accommodating. If you need anything, they are right there to help with a friendly attitude. In addition,The Century House is also very conveniently located near the Albany Airport. They provide a shuttle service for the hotel guests, which really helped out my family. Lastly, the food is so delicious. All of my guests were raving about it. Anyone planning a wedding should seriously consider The Century House. You will not be disappointed!

Profile Picture Savannah, 10/31/18, 3 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Accommodations, In-House Bar, Cake, In-House Catering, Clean Up, Event Planning, Bridal Suite, Liability Insurance, Set Up, Wireless Internet, Parking, Wheelchair Access, Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Signature Drink, Indoor, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'Oeuvres, Plated, Server(s)

We got married this past weekend at The Century House, and it was absolutely amazing and picture-perfect. From our very first meeting with Phil, I knew we would be in good hands throughout the process. He remembered every little detail and even helped me order an ice sculpture two weeks before our wedding, so I could surprise my husband on the big day! He answered every email and phone call throughout our planning process, and anticipated all of our needs. Even though it rained on our big day, Phil did not let that ruin any of our plans. He quickly moved all of the decor that the florist had set up outside, including an arch decorated with ferns and orchids, into the ballroom. Every emergency that we had on that day was met with speed and efficiency - our bridal captain Melissa even sent a seamstress to our cocktail hour to fix my husband's vest! Phil, Melissa, and all of the staff at the Century House were so warm, welcoming, and helpful during the whole weekend. Our stay was amazing – the food was delicious, the rooms were comfortable, and spacious. All of our guests traveled from out of town and everyone who stayed there kept telling us how wonderful their stay was and that they will come back when they return to the Albany area – and we will too!

Profile Picture Danielle , 4/26/18, 6 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'Oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Tastings, Accommodations, In-House Bar, Cake, In-House Catering, Clean Up, Event Planning, Bridal Suite, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wireless Internet, Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Wheelchair Access, Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Open Bar, Signature Drink

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Venue Highlights
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Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Hotel
Classic, Elegant, Vintage
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner
Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Event Planning
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wireless Internet
All Inclusive Packages
Event Rentals
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'Oeuvres
Outside Cake
Family Style
French Service
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine
Outside Alcohol
Chocolate Fountain
Wheelchair Access

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The Century House Weddings

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Weddings for 2 or a Few - FREE FLORAL

$200.00 Value | Redeem In-Store
Intimate weddings for 2 - 20! Booking incentive for any intimate wedding now through December 31, 2018 - We will include floral for the ceremony or dinner table. Cannot be combined with any other promotion or discount. Must book with deposit by 5/31/18.
Offer Expires: 05/31/2018
Available to the first 30 couples

Professional Network & Endorsements

I have photographed weddings at The Century House for many years, its a beautiful venue with great food and a fantastic staff. I love working there, its a beautiful spot for photos and always a pleasure to work there.

The Century House in Latham is very deceiving. Upon entering, you go from one beautiful room to another. We had so many lovely spots to choose from to photograph our bride and groom, we couldn't decide where to start! Leslie and staff were very accommodating; prior to the wedding, Leslie met with me to show me where the reception would be, point out areas in the restaurant and hotel where we were free to shoot pictures, and even took me outside and gave me suggestions on various locations. The food was exceptional; the staff took such good care of us and the DJ's during the dinner service. I would love to photograph more weddings here!!

This is a wonderful place to have any type of wedding or event. Many different rooms to choose from, great food, friendly & experienced staff! Definitely check them out.

I've had the pleasure of photographing a few weddings at the Century House in the past couple of years and I have to say it is one of my favorite venues to shoot at. The staff is always friendly and helpful and the decor and food is always on point. So if you're looking for a great wedding venue, look no further. Book the Century House today! You'll be glad you did! Scott Rougia CAJ Photography



997 New Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110   See On Map
518-785-1857 (phone)
The Century House is a wedding ceremony and event venue from Latham, New York servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Albany, New York, Schenectady, New York, and Saratoga, New York. The Century House is a professional wedding venue that has been part of the Capital District wedding industry since 1900 specializing in weddings, showers, rehearsal dinners, life celebrations.