The Merion

1301 route 130 south, Riverton, NJ 08077 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Merion

The Merion is a luxury, European-designed wedding venue in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. This stunning masterpiece of modern and classic European architecture is the perfect venue for grand occasions or intimate yet lavish weddings. The Merion offers several indoor locations for your ceremony, and four unique ballrooms for your wedding reception. They also provide French-style catering and custom cake services for couples who wish to plan their entire wedding under one roof. With these flexible services, The Merion is able to create an extravagant evening you and your guests will remember for a lifetime.

Facilities and Capacity
The Merion is known in Cinnaminson for its elegant marble columns, decorative crystal chandeliers, and a classic spiral staircase that is perfect for a grand wedding entrance. Its architecture and decor exude sophistication and style. Up to 500 guests are able to attend an event in one of its four main ballrooms. Each ballroom has a separate cocktail room, a private restroom, and a bridal suite for wedding preparation. These rooms may also be used by the couple to take a private moment to themselves. The Palace and Palazzo ballrooms are inspired by a late 16th-century European style. The Skylight Ballroom is characterized by grand dome skylights, as suited to the name. The Empire ballroom emanates a classic New York style, featuring mosaic art and a 600-gallon fish tank. No matter which ballroom you choose, you can design it to fit your wedding-specific vision and your own unique style.

Services Offered
In addition to its facilities, the Merion offers full-service catering for weddings. Each menu is custom selected to meet your needs and is served by professional, white-gloved attendants. The Merion also has a Pastry Chef team on-staff to create a custom wedding cake. The cake and dinner options are made with fine and fresh ingredients to wow your guests and make your wedding day just as you envisioned it. With every couple, the Merion assigns an event planner and provides a list of recommended vendors so you can do all your event coordination in one place.

Location
You can access the Merion off US-130, near the Cinnaminson Center. It is across the street from Hanker’s Flowers.

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Newlyweds kissing
Newlyweds kissing
Newlyweds in the garden
Newlyweds in the garden
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By the columns
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Kissing on the driveway
North patio
North patio
North garden
North garden
South garden
South garden
Palace ballroom
Palace ballroom
Bonfire
Bonfire
Christmas at The Merion
Christmas at The Merion
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Garden wedding
Hallway decor
Hallway decor
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Newlyweds dancing
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Flowing veil
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Ceremony proper
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Bride and groom
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236 Reviews for The Merion

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Brianna Short · Getting married on 06/13/2020

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    Beautiful venue. Nice staff.

    Mid June wedding. Saturday evening. Comes with catering, bar, ice sculpture, chairs linens and more!

    Sent on 03/02/2019
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    Dianne · Married on 07/06/2019

    5.0
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    Best Customer Service EVER

    When we first sat down with our Wedding Coordinator, we were not ready for everything the Merion had to offer. They spoke to us about the menu while serving Champagne, fruit, giant shrimp, and even some desserts. The menu was easily 10 pages and almost everything was included!
    When it came time to finalize payments, they worked with me allowing me to pay late for guests that had extreme medical issues. They were super accommodating about everything when it came to our wedding.
    The big day ran smoothly and all my guest continue to rave about how amazing the venue and the food was.
    This is a must pick venue for sure. You will not be disappointed.

    Sent on 07/20/2019

    The Merion's reply:

    Hi Dianne!!!

    From that first day that we met to the day you said "I do", you guys were amazing! I always looked forward to when you were coming in because you were so fun to work with! We love to hear how much your guests and the both of you enjoyed the day so much and it has been my pleasure to get to know you! Thank you for trusting in us to make your dream come true!

    Much Love,

    Your Event Coordinator, Nicole & the rest of The Merion staff

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The Merion FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • 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? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall
  • 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
  • What event services do you offer? 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, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Chairs, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March

Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements

  • The Torre Studios
    The Torre Studios Wedding Photographers

    The Merion is very professional easy to work with and creates memorable events.

  • Hallmark Photography
    Hallmark Photography Wedding Photographers

    Always an Incredibly Spectacular Event hosted by The Most Professional Staff in the Tri-State Area !! Truly Magnificent Settings to be Photographed in. We are always excited to have the opportunity to be at The Fabulous Merion !!

  • Cindy Patrick Photography, Inc.
    Cindy Patrick Photography, Inc. Wedding Photographers

    The Merion is one of my most absolute favorite venues to photograph a wedding! Their Skylight Ballroom is magnificent, but every room has its own grandeur and style! The staff is super courteous and friendly -- not just to the bride and groom and their guests, but to the vendors (like me:) as well, and this is most appreciated! I always feel at home when I'm there for an event, and you will too! You cannot go wrong with The Merion. Fabulous food, fantastic staff, and photogenic grounds. What more could you ask for? Nothing! They are the best in the area!

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  • 1301 route 130 south Riverton, NJ, 08077 See on map
    856-513-8058 (Phone number)

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