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The Press Hotel offers couples a boutique wedding venue near the Old Port of Portland, ME, renowned for being a writer's paradise. Inspired by the 1920s and featuring interior design reminiscent of a century gone by, this historical establishment boasts a journalistic flair. Blending modern style and comfort with vintage charm, this gorgeous hotel can host an unforgettable city wedding.
The Press Hotel celebrates the power of the written word with seven beautiful floors and many stories to tell. Originally the home of the Portland Press Herald, couples can commemorate their historic day where literary greatness occurred. Each of the four event spaces exudes the spirited editorial meetings once held in those very rooms. Begin your day in the lavish Penthouse Suite, where you can relax, indulge, and prepare for the big day. Follow the swarm of typewriters and descend the dramatic open staircase that leads you down from our lobby. You’ll be greeted by our Art Gallery walls, bursting with the latest curated works by local artists. Our Composing and Editorial rooms also call our Art Gallery level home. Our Composing room would be the perfect location for your dinner reception portion of the event. This space can accommodate a maximum of 70 guests for a seated dinner. Across the hall is our Editorial room – perfect for on a flow dancing and mingling. Our Art Gallery is the communal space that connects the function spaces, perfect for mingling in a standing reception style. These three spaces are often referred to as our Gallery Common. The Gallery Common can accommodate up to 150 guests for a heavy reception style event. The hotel's luxurious 110 guest rooms and suites feature a vintage-styled journalist desk, wood floors and local artwork, including a woven wall tapestry by Angela Adams. The historic building boasts oversized windows in every guestroom, providing light and fresh Maine air during your stay. You'll notice playful newsroom references, thought-provoking quotes, and occasional one-liners in the most unexpected places throughout your event.
The Press Hotel team lives up to the outstanding hospitality Maine is loved for and will do everything possible to realize your vision. Couples can reach out to discover wedding packages with a range of services tailored to their requirements. You won't have to lift a finger, as the inclusive packages cover everything from catering to accommodation, rental items, and more.
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