The Cotton Gin Inn

110 Old Hertford Road, Edenton, NC 27932 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Cotton Gin Inn

A historic wedding and event venue on the 6-acre grounds of a boutique bed and breakfast in Edenton, North Carolina. The Cotton Gin Inn provides modern luxury and impeccable cuisine for couples celebrating their big day. Situated on a large country setting surrounded by tall trees and beautiful gardens, this inn provides a romantic, upscale venue. The Cotton Gin Inn is within the town's historic Cotton district and is a 2-minute drive to the waterfront asnd downtown Edenton, and is also convenient to Highway 17 with easy access to Norfolk, Virginia, and Raleigh, North Carolina and the Outer Banks. Featured in MarthaStewartWeddings.com in 2018.

Facilities and Capacity

The Cotton Gin Inn is a stunning historic mansion with seven guest rooms that offers a touch of luxury within a relaxing country setting. Both indoor and covered or uncovered outdoor spaces are available, and the venue accommodates up to 350 guests or as few as two. This venue works well for bridal showers and engagement parties, as well as rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, and receptions. Elopements are also welcome if you prefer an intimate experience. Separate rooms are available for both sides of the wedding party to prepare.

Services Offered

The inn provides Wi-Fi, parking for all guests. Their peak seasons are in April, May, September, and October, and their off-season months are January, February, March, and December. Whenever you choose to celebrate, The Cotton Gin Inn will provide an amazing experience.

Cuisine

The Cotton Gin offers delicious local Southern and French breakfasts for overnight guests. The chef's private services are avavailable for smaller weddings, rehearsal dinners, after-the-wedding brunches, and events. The specialties of the chef arer french, southern bistro and mediterannean using local and organic ingredients. Cooking classes are also available.

Accommodations

Seven beautiful and well-appointed rooms are available for you or your overnight guests to enjoy while visiting the inn for your wedding day. Each room features private baths and is furnished with modern luxury and fine linens, and special extras, such as flowers and sweets, afternoon tea, appetizers, or private lunches and dinners can be added to any room with advance notice.

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2 Reviews for The Cotton Gin Inn

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.5
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Sara · Married on 06/01/2019

    4.8
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      4.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beautiful Location and Venue

    The Cotton Gin Inn is gorgeous and the grounds are so well taken care of by Cheryl. It has the upscale southern charm we were looking for for our wedding and the price was very reasonable. The rooms are stunning and the breakfast is delicious if you choose to stay at the inn. Cheryl also provides snacks and bubbly the day of when you are getting ready. There are a handful of inns and hotels within a 10 minute drive for your guests and it's very close to downtown Edenton.

    My main thing to call out to future brides is that this is strictly a location, and only an outdoor location. You'll definitely want a tent either way to shade from the sun or rain, there's not a lot of room for storage, and you'll have to plan ahead on having someone outside of the inn's staff to help manage vendors the day of. All things that can be organized but worth calling out from experience!

    Sent on 01/10/2021

The Cotton Gin Inn FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • Describe your venue:
    Garden
    Historic Building
    Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • 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
    All Inclusive Packages
    Get Ready Rooms
    Wifi
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    December

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  • 110 Old Hertford Road Edenton, NC, 27932 See on map
    252-516-6765 (Phone number)
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The Cotton Gin Inn frequently asked questions

What are the most important characteristics of The Cotton Gin Inn in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Cotton Gin Inn for wedding events is known for:

  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Cotton Gin Inn for wedding events?

The Cotton Gin Inn offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does The Cotton Gin Inn offer?

The Cotton Gin Inn offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The Cotton Gin Inn offer for wedding events?

The Cotton Gin Inn offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Accommodations
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Wifi

What percentage of users recommend The Cotton Gin Inn and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Cotton Gin Inn is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5.0 in quality of service, 5.0 in average response time, 5.0 in professionalism, 5.0 in value and 4.5 in flexibility.