The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia is a luxurious hotel venue for couples’ weddings in the greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. This hotel features unwavering personal attention and service for couples on their wedding day, all while celebrating in magnificent ballrooms. Couples will find this venue located just across the street from Philadelphia City Hall.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite up to 400 guests to their wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia. There are ten event spaces and rooms for couples to choose from on their big day. Of these, there are three popular and glamorous spaces couples return to again and again. The Grand Ballroom features magnificent arches with marbled columns. There is an impressive crystal chandelier hanging over the center of the room with a glistening dance floor reflecting its light below. There are also smaller chandeliers throughout the room, French doors, and an overall color scheme of modern grays and white. The Petite Ballroom hosts up to 100 guests. Oversized windows in this space offer views of City Hall, while a high domed ceiling adds depth to the room. The Exchange is the hotel’s restaurant space, previously famous as the Grill Restaurant. This room features a more stately air than a glamorous one, as it boasts a large mahogany bar and open kitchen. Like the Petite Ballroom, The Exchange has windows overlooking City Hall and South Broad Street.
Couples can host any wedding or wedding-related event in this hotel venue. They are invited for their ceremony and reception, bridal shower, engagement party, and rehearsal dinner. Couples will find plenty of assistance from the venue’s staff, who works hard to ensure couples have nothing short of a dream wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia. There is an event planner for couples, assistance with lighting and sound, and help with set up and clean up. Couples can have their wedding cake baked by the hotel restaurant’s professionals. There are also accommodations and many choice getting-ready rooms, as this venue is a hotel. Outside vendors and pets are welcome in this space as well. To make transportation convenient for all guests, this hotel offers onsite parking, valet parking, and shuttle service. Available event items for the wedding include:
Full bar service awaits couples at this venue. Bartenders can serve a variety of libations from an open or limited bar. The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia holds a liquor license for the service, and the venue offers a champagne toast for couples on their wedding day. For dinner fare, couples are invited in for tastings of potential menu items. They can choose their menu as well as their serving style, which includes options such as:
Couples and their guests can find luxurious guest rooms and suites waiting for them after the soiree. These rooms retain the grand elegance of the building and the city’s past while incorporating bold, contemporary styles and amenities. These rooms feature plush furnishings and stunning views, particularly in the suites and City Hall guest rooms. Many of the suites offer multiple rooms, perfect for the newlyweds after their wedding.
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Recommended by 96% of couples
Mary · Married on 09/23/2017
I cannot speak highly enough regarding the level of service provided by every staff member of the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia. Our wedding specialist, Nina, and banquet captain, Amir, made sure every single aspect of my daughter's wedding was perfect. She handled a couple of minor crises instantly so they had absolutely no impact on my daughter's enjoyment of the day. The service was impeccable at every level - from check-in and front-desk personnel to banquet captain and servers at the bridal breakfast. The venue and hotel rooms have been recently remodeled and are beautiful and elegant.Sent on 10/03/2017
Although my daughter and son-in law's wedding was almost two weeks ago, I am still hearing rave reviews from attendees about the delicious food, the incredible service, and overall how amazing their experience was at the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia.
Almost all of our wedding guests were from out of town - and the hotel treated each and every one of them with the level of service one would expect at a Ritz-Carlton.
The hotel also provided ready-rooms for the ladies and gentlemen of the wedding party (supervised by Penny) that had delicious snacks and beverages so everyone in the wedding had a chance to eat before leaving for the church. Nina, our wedding specialist, made sure our guests got on the correct shuttle to get to the church (since there was more than one shuttle outside.) We could not have asked for more!
Jess · Married on 05/30/2015
We could not have been happier with our wedding at The Ritz Carlton. The beautiful atmosphere, the service and the staff were impeccable. It exceeded even our expectations!Sent on 06/01/2015
User3185771 · 2+ years ago
Everything was beautiful and exactly how I envisioned my day to be. Jamie and the event staff are the best!Sent on 04/09/2013