The Drake Oak Brook

2301 York Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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47 reviews
4.9 out of 5.0
For 100 Guests $19k - $29k
Guest capacity 10 to 350
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About The Drake Oak Brook

The Drake Oak Brook is a classic hotel wedding venue located in Oak Brook, Illinois. This historic venue was built in 1962 as a suburban sister property to the famous Drake Hotel on Michigan Avenue. After extensive renovations, the property re-opened in April 2015. The Drake Oak Brook represents elegance and traditional services for your dream wedding day.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 300 wedding guests at The Drake Oak Brook. There are three available event spaces for couples to choose from when planning their wedding day. These spaces range from indoor to outdoor settings, sure to meet every couple’s unique specifications.

Services Offered
The Drake Oak Brook can provide the following event services:

  • Accommodations
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Event rentals
  • Event planning
  • Lighting/sound
  • Parking
  • Shuttle and valet services
  • Wheelchair access


Other Services
In addition to the above wedding-related services, The Drake Oak Brook can provide the following event items:

  • Tables and centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Furniture
  • Barware, glassware and flatware
  • China
  • Linens
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47 Reviews for The Drake Oak Brook

Recommended by 98% of couples


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

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    Sandy Kieras · Getting married on 04/12/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Had the wedding above and beyond my expectations !!!

    Had my wedding here Dec,28,2019. It was ABOVE AND BEYOND MY EXPECTATIONS.. Gina, the wedding coordinator and Staff were AMAZING!!! MY family and friends raved about the food and service.Also, what a quaint hotel atmosphere. Beautiful views, small and intimate. Not like huge hotel venues.. Even the BRUNCH on Sunday was OUTSTANDING. Everyone from age 20-87yrs.old raved about the food ,service and venue.. Can’t go wrong here.Gina and staff made sure everything was covered and taken care of.. THANK YOU For making my wedding SPECTACULAR!!!

    Sent on 03/09/2020
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    Maddie Kubiak · Getting married on 04/10/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    First Class!

    Every part of our experience with The Drake was first class.

    From the first day we stepped into the hotel for our initial tour, we were blown away at the friendliness, attentiveness, and professionalism of the entire wedding staff. Throughout the entire planning process, they were clear and communicative, and always made us feel as though we had everything we needed and more.

    When COVID hit and we had to adjust our day, they clearly outlined our options and worked with us to make sure our big day would still be everything we wanted it to be (or as close as possible).

    On our wedding day, we were blown away with how smooth everything went. The professionalism of the staff and safety measures put in place made all of our guests feel welcome and safe. Even with a last minute shift from our ceremony moving from outside to inside due to weather, the entire process was seamless.

    To this day, our guests continue to rave about how beautiful the venue was, how AMAZING the food was, and how great of a time they had.

    Finally, our wedding coordinator Michael deserves a special shoutout for how unbelievably professional, personable, and helpful he was. If you work with him, you'll be in great hands.

    Sent on 11/19/2020

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The Drake Oak Brook Pricing

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Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$18,503 - $28,878
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Accommodations
  • Cake
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

The Drake Oak Brook Price Rates

The Drake Oak Brook FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 1
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1
  • 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?
    $ 2000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Server(s)
    Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 19
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Wine
    Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    350
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Historic Building
    Hotel
  • 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
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Cake
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    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 Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Furniture
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    November

Team of The Drake Oak Brook

Michael  Dubina

Michael Dubina

Executive Events Manager

With 20 years of event planning experience I have worked tirelessly to execute countless events and exceed couples’ dreams. I will work to ensure that we fulfill every specification and request that will make your wedding unique, personal and memorable for years to come for all who attend. I truly enjoy my job and like to make sure that you enjoy your experience with everyone involved in our expert events team. I look forward to getting you and your families more throughout the wedding process.

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  • TWA Photographic Artists Wedding Photographers

    AMAZING location to host any event! The service and food is beyond fantastic! The ambiance and decor is the perfect backdrop for all occasions. We especially love the natural light of the terrace, combined with the stunning blown glass artwork in the Flower Room.....just lovely to photograph!

Map

  • 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL, 60523 See on map
    630-592-8117 (Phone number)
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The Drake Oak Brook frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Drake Oak Brook?

The Drake Oak Brook includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At The Drake Oak Brook, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

The Drake Oak Brook includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:

  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake

At The Drake Oak Brook, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at The Drake Oak Brook includes:

  • Bartender(s)
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar

What are the most important characteristics of The Drake Oak Brook in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Drake Oak Brook for wedding events is known for:

  • Ballroom
  • Historic Building
  • Hotel

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Drake Oak Brook for wedding events?

The Drake Oak Brook offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does The Drake Oak Brook offer?

The Drake Oak Brook offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does The Drake Oak Brook offer for wedding events?

The Drake Oak Brook offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Accommodations
  • Cake
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does The Drake Oak Brook have available for wedding events?

The Drake Oak Brook offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend The Drake Oak Brook and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Drake Oak Brook is recommended by 96% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism and 4.9 in value.