The Monte Bello Estate

16501 135th Street, Lemont, IL 60439 Map · Phone number
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4.8 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 100 to 275
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About The Monte Bello Estate

The Monte Bello Estate is an outdoorsy, mansion wedding venue located in Lemont, Illinois. The venue is nestled on an exclusive 55-acres of breathtaking landscapes with ponds, waterfalls and early American Oak trees. This charming setting at The Monte Bello Estate is perfect for turning your dream wedding into an unforgettable event.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 275 wedding guests at The Monte Bello Estate. When you have your wedding at The Monte Bello Estate, the estate grounds, mansion, outdoor areas and a custom tent are yours. There is also an elegant Bridal Suite for you and your wedding party, as well as a Groom's Suite for the rest of the wedding party to do the same.

Services Offered
The Monte Bello Estate can provide the following event services for your wedding:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Cleanup
  • Cake
  • Lighting/sound
  • Pet friendly
  • Wireless internet
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access


Other Services
In addition to the above wedding-related services, The Monte Bello Estate can provide the following event items:

  • Chairs and chair covers
  • Dance floor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent accessories
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The Monte Bello Estate grounds
The Monte Bello Estate grounds
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Couple's first dance
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Horse and carriage entrance for wedding ceremony
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47 Reviews for The Monte Bello Estate

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4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Dave Moore · Married on 10/25/2019

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    Moore/Barclay

    Wow! What an amazing venue. Since day one, the girls at Monte Bello were so helpful and great all the way through our day. Abbey is a rockstar. They put on a great wedding. From early access, to set up, to end of night s’mores. Couldn’t of pictured our wedding anywhere else. So sad we won’t be able to have that experience again. Worth every penny.

    Sent on 10/27/2019
  • Catherine

    Catherine McNamara · Married on 09/01/2019

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    Amazing place for a wedding!

    We had our wedding at the Monte Bello Estate in September 2019 and it was INCREDIBLE!!! Abbey was our coordinator and we loved working with her and all the staff at the Monte Bello. She was knowledgeable, responsive, helpful, easy to work with and kind. We had the use of the full mansion and grounds from noon until midnight and we took full advantage! The bridal suite and groom suite are both amazing and very different. There was plenty of space to get ready in both and take some pictures. The interior of the mansion and the grounds are just beautiful and well taken care of. We were married under the gazebo on the grounds and we took all our wedding photos there as well. Our photographs are incredible, and we will cherish them forever. Abbey made sure that all the details of our wedding went smoothly. She personally went above and beyond to make sure that our guests that needed a little extra assistance received it. We will always be grateful for this. The meals that we selected were delicious, our guests still talk about how tender their steak (or chicken) was and how it could be cut with a butter knife. Everything from the location, staff, bar/cocktails, appetizers, meal and dessert were just perfect. Our guests are still talking about how beautiful and unique our wedding was. We cannot say enough about the Monte Bello and their team. We loved our wedding at the Monte Bello and we highly recommend them!

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The Monte Bello Estate 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?
    $ 4,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 4,000.00
  • 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?
    $ 1,900.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
    Wedding Cake
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    275
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    100
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Pet Friendly
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Dance Floor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
    Tents
    Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November

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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Rev. Jeannie Walton
    Rev. Jeannie Walton Wedding Officiants

    What a lovely staff and lovely venue to have your wedding. I love to officiate weddings at the Monte Bello, Stepping on to the private Estate you instantly relax and your day starts off right with your first look, pictures and then your wonderful ceremony. You will love having your ceremony here!

  • Being Joy Photography
    Being Joy Photography Wedding Photographers

    The Monte Bello Estate is a beautiful venue for any wedding. The lush grounds create a stunning background with gorgeous water feature front and center. As you step inside you are blown away by the uniqueness that the venue holds. I especially love the new bridal suite and outdoor areas for guests to mingle and enjoy the breathtaking sunset. Their staff is top notch and amazing, which is just the icing on the cake!

  • TWA Photographic Artists
    TWA Photographic Artists Wedding Photographers

    We Love working with the team at Monte Bello Estates! The entire staff is amazing, offering professional, personalized service. The grounds are a photographer's Dream Come True! With so many wonderful, picturesque areas to photograph, there are breathtaking views from almost any angle.

Map

  • 16501 135th Street Lemont, 60439 See on map
    815-476-3276 (Phone number)
    Our office hours are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9am-5pm and Saturday from 9am-3pm. We take tours by appointment so please give us a call or email us to schedule your tour of our beautiful grounds and estate today!

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