The Lighthouse Inn is a historic waterfront hotel for couples wishing to marry in the greater Cape Cod, Massachusetts area. This coastal wedding venue is unique, with a lighthouse and views of the Nantucket Sound. Couples will find this venue in West Dennis, Massachusetts, located approximately 20 minutes from the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.
Facilities and Capacity
As many as 230 guests can join couples for their wedding at The Lighthouse Inn. Couples can wed on a lawn space overlooking the blue waters of the picturesque Nantucket Sound. The charming white inn with black shutters and rooftop also makes a quaint backdrop for a wedding celebration, or for wedding portraits while guests enjoy cocktails on the deck. Inside, the venue’s ballroom has green carpeting with a wooden dance floor. The columns in the room and the walls are crafted from matching brown wood, giving the venue a rustic feel. Plenty of large bright windows overlook the lawn and the water as the sun sets.
Couples can host any wedding-related event at this venue, including ceremonies and receptions, but also bridal showers, elopements, engagement parties and rehearsal dinners. Accommodating services welcome couples with a charming bridal suite, onsite parking for guests and wireless Internet to help everyone stay connected on the wedding day. Accommodations ensure that couples and guests can enjoy the night without worrying about how they’ll get home or where they’ll spend the evening. Other services at this historic hotel include:
A fully stocked bar, complete with bartenders to pour a champagne toast and a signature drink, means that couples don’t have to worry about providing alcohol for the celebration. Catering for the wedding includes the options of American, Caribbean, French, Italian, local, southern or southwestern cuisine. The wedding menus can be prepared with gluten-free, lactose-free, no pork, nut-free, organic, vegan, and vegetarian options for guests with dietary restrictions. The culinary masterpieces from the kitchen can be served in the following catering styles for a couple’s wedding:
This inn offers rooms with the option of an oceanfront stay, suites, and cottage spaces. All of the lodging options at The Lighthouse Inn offer a full bath, cable TV, a small refrigerator and air conditioning. These quaint accommodations are located in or steps away from the main facility for the convenience of any overnight guests. Couples can spend their first night as newlyweds in one of the inn’s private cottages.
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Julie · Married on 07/24/2016
We cannot thank Bill and his team enough for all the quality service they provided. We live out of town and Bill was great to work with through email and telephone, he is very responsive and gave us a great summary of what to expect. You can tell that he has a lot of experience, our wedding was so smooth, everything went off without a hitch and that was because of Bill's direction. We received many compliments on the food and the staff, especially Spencer who was great to work with. It is a beautiful, historic Cape location and it was so convenient to have the ceremony and reception at the same place. Everything is included in the price, food, linens, etc.. so it is one stop shopping, you don't need to get caterers and party rentals. There is an indoor space to get married should you have inclement weather and there is a discount if you get married on Friday or Sunday. I recommend getting one of the cottages on site, it was great to have a home base right there. They also rent whole houses out of property which is great if you have a lot of people traveling from out of town. We highly recommend the Lighthouse Inn!Sent on 08/03/2016
Jen Sullivan · Married on 09/07/2019
Ocean front rehearsal dinner
We used the Lighthouse Inn for our rehearsal dinner and welcome party. Bill was great to work with throughout the whole planning process. He responded quickly to all our emails and was flexible with menu options. All our guests enjoyed it there and the service was great! The staff was so friendly and the food was incredible! I would absolutely recommend The Lighthouse Inn for a rehearsal dinner. My family has also eaten there for dinner and stayed at the hotel multiple times and would recommend going there for any occasion! Beautiful building, great views, awesome staff.Sent on 09/14/2019
Chrissy B. · Married on 08/24/2019
Best day of our lives!
My husband and I were expecting a quaint, cute Cape Cod wedding. We were blown away from what we got. Bill Sherman is so organized, thorough, and prompt. My main priority in vendors is customer service and after visiting the lighthouse inn (the first Venue I visited) I immediately put down our deposit.Sent on 09/03/2019
Everything went so smoothly. We couldn’t be happier with our decision to get married here. The food was outstanding- I highly HIGHLY recommended the NE clambake. Bill continuously checked in on us during the ceremony. He was even bussing tables at one point. The beauty of the location was what made the Lighthouse Inn so appealing. The professionalism and efficiency is what made this wedding the most perfect we could have ask for. We keep being told how we had the most beautiful wedding of the year!