The Grand Hotel & Ballroom is an elegant wedding venue located in McKinney, Texas. Situated in a historic part of the city, you and your guests can walk a short distance to numerous cultural activities. Within the hotel, benefit from their exceptional customer care and the hotel’s luxury surroundings for an enjoyable wedding experience.
Facilities and Capacity
The gem of this hotel, the Grand Ballroom, possesses ample space for dancing and dining. Boasting 2,500 square feet, the hall features chic red brick walls and elements of 1800s design giving it a historic ambiance. For smaller ensembles, there are numerous spaces to choose from. Rick’s 110 location envelopes guests inside a richly-appointed dining room that can host up to 80 individuals for cocktails. In the Wine Room, feel elegant and cultivated with 34 loved ones as you dine and relax during your rehearsal dinner. In the Library, books detailing international cuisine line the walls, creating a feeling of refinement and intrigue. Up to 28 guests can feast here with you while celebrating you and your partner’s commitment and love.
If you desire to host your wedding in privacy, there is the option of renting the entire hotel. Throughout your wedding, their catering staff and servers strive to provide you with an organized and smooth wedding. Included rentals in their event packages, such as tables, Chivari chairs, and dinnerware, help you elegantly set the space for your loved ones. Microphones and different formats of screens are also available as add-ons.
The culinary delights of the wedding can be provided by the expert chefs at Rick’s Chophouse, which is located in this boutique hotel. They can personalize a menu to suit your tastes and preferences if you wish. Dishes can include sumptuous ingredients from both the land and sea, served in a plated or buffet style. Bar services can likewise be provided, with cocktails and specialty martinis, in addition to wines and beers.
The rooms and suites in this hotel boasts comfortable and traditional furnishings. Dark reds and browns with brass-colored accents create a homey feel along with the luxurious beds. The most marvelous of their suites features an ornate fireplace and bookshelves for an upscale yet welcoming look. The hotel contains 44 rooms that you and your guests can relax and reset in.
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62 Reviews for The Grand Hotel & Ballroom
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Mandi · Married on 06/08/2019
Destination Wedding right here at home!
I have run a ceremony venue in McKinney for several years, so when it came time for my wedding I initially wanted something far away and tropical- just so my friends and family could enjoy time together rather than focusing so much on "the event". However, after searching in several states and countries for the perfect little town where everyone could walk from place to place and entertainment was plentiful, I realized it was right here in McKinney.Sent on 06/17/2019
I also knew that The Grand had the intimate yet very elegant feel I wanted, as well as impeccable food and service. Still, even knowing how great they've been to all our clients in the past, I was absolutely blown away with my experience. I can't say enough about the entire staff, from Jacque at the front desk who helped us with guest accommodations to Allie who booked our reservation for The Ballroom to Megan who took absolutely wonderful care of us during the planning and meal selection process. I am so grateful to Rick Wells and his entire team.
Although it wasn't a "destination" for me, most of our guests from the Dallas area as well as out of state booked rooms at either The Grand Hotel or the local B&B's near the downtown square. My guests loved the experience of staying downtown and walking with us to hear live music at the nearby restaurants and bars after the wedding, and then to brunch the next day. It was the "destination wedding" feel I wanted without having to get on a plane, and it was absolutely PERFECT.
Madison T. · Married on 05/25/2019
AMAZING, beautiful, and overall
Words cannot describe how flawlessly our wedding day went. Megan and her staff are AWESOME and work so hard to ensure your day is perfect. The food, atmosphere, staff, and overall experience made this venue worth every penny. Guests can stay in the rooms surrounding the ballroom making it easy for you, your friends, and family to have a good experience as well. Definitely check it out if you’re looking to get married in the North Dallas area!Sent on 05/27/2019
Sara · Married on 09/22/2018
Megan and her team were fantastic! She really helped us plan out our entire reception in the Ballroom. The food was perfect, the atmosphere was perfect, and I didn't have to worry about anything. Wonderful people, wonderful service.Sent on 10/02/2018
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The Grand Hotel & Ballroom hands down is my favorite venue. The staff really takes care of you and your guests and the food their is AMAZING!!!! Plus it is just gorgeous. I have such a great time every time I photograph a wedding here.
Great venue and one we love to be invited to photograph at. The entire team is wonderful and very kind and they work hard at each event. The ballrooms are always pristine and presentable and they staff works hard on the little details like keeping drinks full and tables clean. We highly recommend this venue!
Absolutely Incredible Space right in the heart of McKinney!