The George Washington - A Wyndham Grand Hotel is perfect for your wedding celebrations. Located in historic Old Town Winchester, The George Washington was originally constructed in 1924. This stunning venue was restored after a multi-million dollar renovation. Its incredible marble floors, elevated ceilings and reclaimed woodwork fill it with class and charm. Between the top-of-the-line accommodations, fine dining and sophisticated atmosphere, this incredible venue will leave you and your guests feeling like royalty.
Facilities and Capacity
The George Washington Hotel is the perfect setting for intimate gatherings and grand celebrations alike. Accommodating up to 180 guests for a seated, plated meal (300 guests cocktail-style) in the Grand Ballroom, you’ll have plenty of room for all of the people you adore. Their breathtaking ballroom features large windows, Swarovski crystal chandeliers, delicate cream-colored walls with white accents and large gold rimmed mirrors. The venue's gold chairs are the perfect touch to any celebration, tying together the vintage feel of the hotel. For pre-reception cocktails, your guests will be free to enjoy the finely landscaped Pocket Garden, with space for up to 60 guests.
The team at The George Washington Hotel knows just how overwhelming wedding planning can be. They’ll walk with you every step of the way to ensure that your planning process is both smooth and enjoyable. With on-site catering and bar services, you won’t have to worry about finding a vendor nearby. Their services include:
The catering services at The George Washington Hotel are unlike any other. With fresh, local seafood options available, your guests will be blown away by the delectable flavors and service the catering team has to offer. Some of the venue’s most popular menu items include:
Each decorated with timeless elegance, The George Washington Hotel has 90 rooms and suites available. The neutral and gold tones found in each room create a relaxed and stunning atmosphere, while the free Wi-Fi provides convenience and entertainment for your guests. To begin blocking out rooms for your wedding date, inquire about The George Washington Hotel today!
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Alyssa · Married on 10/20/2018
We couldn’t be happier with our wedding experience at the George Washington Hotel
After looking at nearly 30 venues in the DC metro area we ultimately chose The George Washington Hotel and it could not have been more perfect for our wedding. The other venues were missing something- whether it be a lack of rain plan or too few bathrooms for our number of guests, something was always amiss. We visited many beautiful places but the GW has the whole package. Not only was the Ballroom absolutely stunning but the staff were INCREDIBLE. We also loved the pocket garden and it’s string lights to set the mood for cocktail hour.Sent on 10/30/2018
From the very first meeting we were impressed with the hotel and staff. Our first meeting was with Felicia, and she was wonderful at answering and humoring all of our many, many questions. She showed us packages and available dates and really talked us through the George Washington wedding experience.
The George Washington had the space to accommodate our full wedding weekend itinerary. Beginning with a rehearsal dinner and ending with a Sunday brunch buffet. Our guests never had to leave the hotel and we were able to customize everything to fit our specific tastes. We loved how we could customize every detail of our wedding weekend to make the entire weekend exactly as we had imagined.
From the point of booking with Felicia to meeting Jane to go over our wedding weekend details, we felt confident and at ease.
All of the staff we met and worked with were extremely professional, kind and helpful. We were blown away by the quality of food and portion size at our tasting (and at the wedding). And I was in awe that after the tasting when I briefly glazed over wedding ideas while talking to Jane, they were suddenly detailed at length and incorporated into our day of timeline. Jane was THAT on point that she was able to decipher my half thought out ideas and not only make them legible on paper but to write them out in the exact ways that I imagined them.
Emily was so helpful and prompt with assisting with everything and anything relating to our room block. We had over 70 guests staying in 35 rooms at the hotel and Emily was fabulous at giving me updates, swapping rooms around and ensuring that everyone got room gift bags. She was flexible, professional and when I asked 12 questions a day leading up to the last weeks before our wedding, she typically responded immediately.
We had the wedding of our dreams and it was all thanks to the George Washington Hotel, Jane, Emily, Darren, and all of the other staff who helped to make sure our entire weekend was special. We couldn’t be happier with everyone and everything. We were even happy with their recommended vendor lists. We used most of the recommendations and loved everyone that we selected!
Choosing The George Washington Hotel to host our special weekend was the best decision we made. If you’re reading a million reviews trying to select a venue like we did, do it! Pick the GW!
Holly Bruchman · Married on 12/01/2018
Perfect Christmas wedding!!
The entire staff is amazing! Everyone was so kind and understanding! They are willing to work with you and you’re designs! The hotel itself of gorgeous and beauty of its own.Sent on 12/19/2018
Leah · Married on 07/14/2018
Choosing to have our wedding at The George Washington Hotel was the best decision we could have made. The hotel's wedding coordinator, Jane Obst, is just wonderful and it was a pleasure to have her walk us through the entire process! Our guests were blown away by the quality of the food as well as by the beauty of the space. The ballroom is breathtaking and made for excellent photos! To cap it all off, our farewell breakfast was delicious and the perfect way to say goodbye to all of our guests. We can't recommend them enough!Sent on 07/27/2018
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I always love when a couple tells me they are holding their wedding at The George Washington Hotel because I know they are going to be absolutely amazed with how perfectly and professionally their wedding plans come to fruition. As a cake artist and wedding cake vendor, I love working with the GW because the entire staff is incredibly friendly, accommodating and eager to lend a helping hand. They are solely focused on making sure your wedding day is amazing and memorable for you and your guests.
The GW Hotel brings to life the class and elegance of the past. The ballroom is beautiful and the courtyard provides a great outdoor option. As a photographer I'm a huge fan of the lounge for photographing the groom and his guys. Most important in my opinion is the staff, energetic and caring; they take a personal interest in every bride making sure everything runs smoothly (it always does by the way). I often get to see what goes on in the "background" and watch as the staff prepares the ballroom for ceremonies/ receptions. They pay attention to the details, I've seen servers walk by a table see that the centerpiece or table number was slightly off center and move it (we're talking an inch or so). If I was getting married I would want the friendly, detail oriented team at the GW Hotel worrying about everything so I wouldn't have to!
The George Washington Hotel in Winchester, Virginia is a top notch venue which caters to the needs of it's clients. I've had the pleasure to enjoy this beautiful establishment many times over the past twenty years. It's always an honor to provide our professional disc jockey services at their hotel for the many brides and grooms who acquire our entertainment for their ceremony and reception. From their top notch staff, to their attention to detail, this is an amazing ballroom which I would highly recommend. Suzi Smith and Jane Obst are courteous, friendly, and always accommodating to their clients. If you are looking for a unique venue for a special event or wedding, the George Washington Hotel is a superb choice. Truly one of the best in Virginia! www.djjeffbaker.com