The Maridor

1857 Grandin Road, Roanoke, VA 24015 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Maridor

The Maridor is a historic mansion wedding venue located in Roanoke, Virginia. Built in 1960, this restored mansion is nestled in the heart of historic Roanoke and offers beautifully appointed event spaces that are the perfect setting for your wedding. The venue is located near Grandin Village, and provides easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway and other unique Roanoke attractions.

Facilities and Capacity

The Maridor is a mansion venue, offering a variety of ballroom, garden, and banquet hall event venues capable of hosting elegant events for up to 150 people. This complete turnkey venue is an ideal location to host weddings, receptions, and rehearsal dinners, and the venue features a variety of set-ups and configurations to execute your event exactly as you dreamed. The 2,000-square-foot ballroom brings both versatility and elegance to your event, with ample space for dancing and dining. With unique, colonial architecture and Federal Style detailing, the ballroom creates a regal ambiance that you and your guests will not forget. The main floor includes a fireplace, as well as an adjacent bar area for cocktail hour. The venue also offers a variety of slightly smaller rooms on the first floor of the mansion that are ideal for hosting slightly smaller events, such as intimate weddings, bridal showers, and engagement parties. Their landscaped, private courtyard features a giant oak tree that shades your wedding nuptials, and also features a bright and airy sun-porch with twinkling cafe lights to decorate your evening.

Services Offered

The Maridor specializes in providing professional, personalized services that are tailored to each client’s unique wedding and event needs, as well as all-inclusive packages to make your experience as easy and seamless as possible. Their staff includes an on-site bridal consultant that provides expert guidance and attention to detail while planning your event. The venue provides tables and chiavari chairs, linens, outdoor padded chairs, and use of in-house wedding decor to complete your wedding vision. Clients can also make use of a bridal suite and groom’s suite, on-site catering and bar services, and overnight accommodations for couples, guests, and wedding party members. Other event services include:

  • Accommodations
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bar services
  • Cake
  • Catering services
  • Clean up
  • Event planner
  • Event rentals
  • Get ready rooms
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Set-up
  • Wifi

History

Built in 1916, this beautifully restored mansion is an elegant example of Colonial Revival architecture with Federal style detailing. The five-bedroom home was originally called San Souci, and has been owned by five different owners since its conception. One of the owners, Marion Augustus Smyth, renamed the home “The Maridor” after his two children, Marion and Dorothy.

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15 Reviews for The Maridor

Recommended by 94% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.7
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Lexu · Married on 06/08/2019

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    Highly recommend!!

    My husband and I got married at The Maridor on June 8, 2019. We absolutely loved the experience. Brenda and her team went above and beyond our expectations with everything from the planning process to decorations to vendor organization to last time rain contingency plans. Brenda always answered questions in a very timely manner and did everything to insure our wedding was everything we've ever dreamed of! The food was absolutely delicious and many guests pulled us aside to compliment the food. My 9 bridesmaids and I stayed the night at The Maridor and everything was perfect! We were provided linens, bath towels, a complimentary breakfast in the morning with coffee, fruits, pastries, and yogurt. Everything was spectacular! We loved everything about our experience and we would HIGHLY recommend The Maridor!

    Sent on 06/27/2019
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    Micah & Katie Wilshire · Married on 04/13/2019

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    Incredible

    I found the Maridor when my original wedding venue had to cancel due to a massive flood- the week before Christmas!! I panicked that I had to scramble to find somewhere else to have our wedding, and felt like giving up & eloping. Then I found the Maridor, and everything was saved. First of all, the home is EQUISITE- it’s beautifully-maintained, and the grounds are simply gorgeous. Rita and David (the owners), take such amazing care of the home and the people who choose to have their wedding there. Brenda & Jen, the wedding coordinators, are true professionals who cater to every need and dream of the bride and groom. Brenda spent months helping me re-work my wedding dream, and made it all a reality for us on our big day (April 13th!). Ashley, the incredible chef, created delicious dishes that the guests are STILL talking about. Melissa and the other staff set up the garden for our ceremony, and the ballroom for our reception. They took my table seating plans and worked it all out EXACTLY how we wanted. The bartender was also FABULOUS- he was quite a hit with the guests!
    When I look back on our wedding day, I have nothing but incredible memories and things to say about The Maridor and it’s WONDERFUL crew. Brides, this place is a dream come true. Don’t think twice about booking your special day here!!

    Sent on 04/22/2019

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The Maridor FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 900.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 900.00
  • 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? $ 900.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 900.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 5.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? House Wine
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 7
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Historic Building, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • 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, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, 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 Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, November, December

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    Winter Wedding Specials
    Book a wedding & reception with the Maridor for any date between Jan 1 - Mar 15 & save BIG! Normal 2020 pricing is a $950 rental fee & $63 per person all inclusive package. With the special we are having now thru Oct 31, 2019 take advantage of our all inclusive package for a rental fee of $600 & $55 per person. We can't wait to host your special day!

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  • 1857 Grandin Road Roanoke, VA, 24015 See on map
    540-302-2527 (Phone number)

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