The Chateau at SugarLoaf and the Rotunda and Parlours at St. Joseph Hall, located at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are distinctive historical wedding venues. They are situated at one of Philadelphia’s premier locations for special events. Friendly, attentive staff and thoughtfully prepared cuisine served in a one-of-a-kind reception venue make for a memorable celebration on your wedding day.
Facilities and Capacity
Nestled on a hillside above Chestnut Hill’s scenic Wissahickon Valley, the stately Chateau at SugarLoaf is a lovingly restored stone manor surrounded by landscaped gardens. The Chateau at SugarLoaf features a large dining room with crystal chandeliers, a sweeping spiral staircase, and a luxurious bridal suite. The dining room can seat 144 guests with a dance floor, 168 with a rental dancefloor placed in the reception room, or 250 for a cocktail reception. The reception room can accommodate 50 for a sit-down meal. The Chateau at SugarLoaf also features a patio and lawn area which can seat 144 in a rental tent. The historic St. Joseph Hall’s breathtaking five-story, 95-foot high Rotunda provides an impressive backdrop for intimate wedding celebrations. The Rotunda, with its vaulted ceiling and stained glass skylight, carved columns, marble floor, balconies, and grand staircase also features two traditional 2,000-square-foot parlors. The Rotunda can accommodate 100 for a cocktail reception. The East Parlour and Redmond Room can each seat 144 guests or 150 for a cocktail party.
Rental of either the Chateau at SugarLoaf or the Rotunda and Parlours at St. Joseph Hall includes exclusive use of the venue, with only one wedding booked per day. Couples will be able to enjoy five hours for their wedding, plus an additional two hours for decorating. A complimentary phone consultation with a professional wedding planner allows clients to communicate their preferences. A dedicated venue coordinator, security team, and housekeeping staff can all be on hand to ensure a seamless celebration. The luxurious bridal suite for weddings at the chateau offers somewhere secluded for preparations while tables, chairs, and set up can be furnished for the reception. Onsite parking is also available for added convenience. The Chateau at SugarLoaf and the Rotunda and Parlours at St. Joseph Hall’s in-house catering service provide fresh, seasonal cuisine and custom-designed menus with exceptional service.
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If you are looking for an elegant and magical venue, The Chateau at Sugarloaf is a perfect choice. Terrific facilities that make it easy to stage an unforgettable event, The Chateau will enchant your guests.
A fantastic venue nestled in the Chestnut Hill area of Philadelphia, this venue is sure to please any discerning bride, groom, or corporate event. The unique architecture and interior design is a true one-of-a kind setting for your special event. The team of Drew Westveer and Industry ICON Gene Blum will ensure everything is exactly how you envisioned you event. This is a must see venue! Philly Event Group is always honored to be associated with Gene, Drew, and Chateau at SugarLoaf!
A great Venue, a very unique setting for weddings. It is an intimate venue yet their staff subtly handles large and small weddings and events alike. I enjoy working there and the events I have experienced have all gone off splendidly!
The Chateau at SugarLoaf, Chestnut Hill College frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Chateau at SugarLoaf, Chestnut Hill College?
- Bridal Suite
At The Chateau at SugarLoaf, Chestnut Hill College, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
What are the most important characteristics of The Chateau at SugarLoaf, Chestnut Hill College in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Chateau at SugarLoaf, Chestnut Hill College for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does The Chateau at SugarLoaf, Chestnut Hill College offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Chateau at SugarLoaf, Chestnut Hill College offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Chateau at SugarLoaf, Chestnut Hill College have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
- Photo booth
- Tent Accessories
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